Depending on the report size (word count) the introduction is likely to be approximately six paragraphs or a couple of hundred words where you will ‘set the scene.’  You do this by highlighting key events which led to the current status\ position.  The introduction is about highlighting key findings by others which supports your project\ problem.

  • Setting the scene,
    • How did we get here
    • Major events which relate to your project\ problem only
    • Two or three paragraphs
  • Background
    • What is it like now
    • How will your project support or move this forward
    • Three or four paragraphs