Resources: Preliminary Project Charter Worksheet, and the Preliminary Project Plan Individual Assignments from each Learning Team member
Role: Put yourself in the role of a customer, client, or project selection board. Identify four to five criteria this person or group would use to select which project to proceed with. Using the selection criteria, select one of the individual projects for your team to use for the rest of this course.
Select one project from among your Learning Team members’ Preliminary Project Charters and Preliminary Project Plans. Make sure the project you select is one that all of the team members can understand and have the ability to develop a comprehensive project plan and implementation plan.
Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper composed of the following sections:
Project Selection Criterion: Describe the selected project and the criteria used in the selection process.
Final Project Charter: Provide a final project charter for the selected project as defined in the Preliminary Project Charter Worksheet Week One Assignment.
Preliminary Project Plan: Provide the preliminary project plan for the selected project. Note: the team will finalize the preliminary project plan in week three.
Includethe following information in the preliminary project plan:
Overview: The objective of this section is to provide an overview of the scope and nature of the project to help enable the team to select one project to work on for the rest of the course.
Preliminary project schedule: The objective of this section is to show a preliminary summary project schedule with the project tasks including the primary deliverables and the activities associated with them as shown in section 6.5.3 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.
Preliminary budgetary plan: The objective of the budget section is to capture cost estimates, which include resources, capital expenses, materials, and miscellaneous. The cost analysis must consider the following elements (at a minimum): labor, subcontractors, rental or purchase of equipment or facilities, travel, telecommunications, supplies and materials, and documentation. The output for this step is called project funding requirements.
Format your project plan in a word document AND any standard project management application, such as MicrosoftÂ® Project, Open Workbench, or Excell to support the paper.. The paper can use tables screen shots to communicate various sections. The tables can be within the main body of the paper even though APA guidelines normally require them in the appendix.
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