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Project Case Study: Closing the Project

It is time to conclude this project.

This week you will be wrapping up the various components of the project for the summary that is due next week.

This week's assignment will address the different aspects of closing a project.

Following the information, videos and PowerPoints this week, assemble a closing report that addresses the different areas of the project to bring finality and closure. The assignment should be 750 - 1000 words, APA style text. Please support your work through the use of external credible materials. Include a title page. Only the body of the work will count in the word requirement.

Grading Criteria AssignmentsMaximum Points
Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria40
Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts20
Clearly presents well-reasoned ideas and concepts30
Uses proper mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling that affects clarity10
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Progressive Case Study The progressive case study is a course long project that will allow you, the learner to not only learn the concepts of project management, but to put them into practical application. An aspect of a project will be presented each week based on the information provided in this opening introduction and through information shared in either the weekly discussion or the weekly assignment. In some cases the progressive case study will be a discussion question in which to discuss a course of action for the client. You are invited to participate in this ongoing project beyond that of what is assigned, this action is encouraged. The project is intended to be a fun way to move from concept into practice. As does each project manager, you bring your learning, background, and experience. You are encouraged to integrate that which you know into the assignment. The study is not intended for you to merely repeat back what was taught in the lectures, guidance, and text. It is important that you go beyond the course materials and complete your own research in addition to that which is provided. Bring in your own experience and resources. Most important, make the study work for you. We will each have something different to be gained from the study. J. Smith & Associates J. Smith opened a financial services firm in 1975 in a small office in Springfield, Mo. In the last 35 years the firm has grown substantially to over 60 offices around the country and over $100,000,000 in funds management. The company continues to grow in revenue by over 15% annually. The company maintains the headquarters in Springfield, Mo. Continued changes in legislation, government policy, and investment products have made managing change more difficult. Consistency with the highest quality services offered has been the bedrock principle for over 35 years. As the company has grown, the infrastructure of the organization has struggled to keep up. J. Smith the founder of the company has requested an overhaul of the organizational structure to set a foundation for the next 30 years. An organizational strategy team has been developed with personnel from all levels of the organization. Personnel from different offices are attached to the team for feedback and information. Each office is responsible for reporting back the needs of their region including those of the offices not directly part of the organizational strategy team. You have been brought in as an external consultant to head the organizational overhaul project. You report directly to the team. You will be asked to complete certain tasks as part of this project and report back to the team. You are encouraged to bring in new ideas and concepts to the organization as to how the organization can be strengthened and more effective in their work and communications. ...
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Background of the project

J. Smith and Associates is an organization that is experiencing increased growth but has
challenges to accommodate changes due to its organizational structure. The project was therefore
aimed at developing an effective organizational structure to support the continuous expansions of
the company. A project team was created and the team comprised of employees from the
various offices to provide feedback and ensures that the needs of each region are represented.
The project team analyzed the various possible alternatives to the organizational structure that
would support the development of the company in the coming 30 years or more. The project
aimed to develop an organizational structure that supports growth and changes due to internal
and external pressures. This closure review will highlight elements of the project and its
Reasons for closure
The project has finally come to an end. The reason behind the project closure is that the
deliverables have been achieved and in this case the project implemented the use of a
geographical, organizational...

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