First, describe a quantitative study to address the issue that your consultant group has selected. What would be your research question? How will you select your sample to make sure that your study has external validity? What factors would affect the internal validity of your study?
Second, plan a qualitative study related to your issue. Which qualitative design would you use? How will you make sure that the information you obtain is trustworthy? How is trustworthiness in qualitative research similar and different from reliability and validity?