Organization Participating in the Study
XYZ Manufacturing Company
Victoria , BCV8Y 2SX
RobertSmith, Training Manager
Athabasca University Project Supervisor
Dan Smith, Ph.D.
Roles and Responsibilities
The graduate student, Project Sponsor and Project Supervisor agree to participate in the successful completion of the proposed project.
Project Description, Action Steps and Milestones
The Project goals, process and anticipated outcomes are described in the Project proposal. (The Project proposal highlights the activities to be completed, the study milestones and the involvement of the XYZ Company and their employees.)
The Athabasca Universitygraduate student agrees to honour individual and corporate confidentiality and non-disclosure guidelines. The XYZ Company agrees to allow the graduate student every opportunity to canvas and collect data from individuals and groups identified in the research proposal.
XYZ Company project participants will be asked to formally acknowledge that the information they provide to the student will be handled in a confidential and privileged manner, as described in the Athabasca University Research Ethics Policy.
XYZ Company agrees that the final Project and supporting materials will remain the intellectual property of the author (graduate student).The commercial potential of all products or/and the possible publications from the project will be assessed upon completion of the project and if deemed necessary, mutually agreeable arrangements will be identified to exploit theproduct in the commercial marketplace or to format the Project for publication.
The graduate student will provide XYZ Company a copy ofthe final Project. In addition, he/she will provide formal briefings to individuals or groups identified by the contact person/Project Sponsor.
XYZ Company agrees to provide the graduate student with the following support: photocopying, fax, mail, phone, workspace, access to relevant records or data, access to individuals and groups essential to the completion of the project and other items identified throughout the conduct of the Project.
We, the undersigned agree to abide by the arrangements and statements contained in this letter of agreement.
Updated October 05 2015 by FST Technical Staff