Project Planning-Developing the project and Determining Critical Path
Assignment 2: LASA – Project Planning – Developing the Project Plan and Determining Critical Path
Using the District4WarehouseMove WBS.xls provided, create a Microsoft project plan for the District 4 Warehouse Move project. Use the PDF document, Project Plan Check – District4Move,
to check your work to be sure you have created your starting project
plan correctly. Microsoft Project is required for this task. If you
have not yet downloaded OpenProj, please click here and follow the directions to do so now.
Note: you will need to insert a column to include your WBS codes, then
you will need to sequence the tasks to show tasks by work package. It
may help to review the Microsoft tutorial, Sequencing tasks in a
upon the details in the WBS and the project case, determine which tasks
need to be completed first and which tasks are dependent upon other
tasks to be completed prior to starting. Using this information identify
predecessors in your project plan’s predecessor column. Complete the
predecessor column by entering the line number of tasks that must be
completed in order for each task to start. This will create your project
the View Network Diagram functionality within MS Project, determine the
critical path for this project. In a MS Word document, list the
activities that are on the critical path. Considering the risks
identified in the risk table below, identify which risks would be most
likely to increase your project timeline. Justify your responses.
Submit both your completed project plan and your MS Word document.
District 4 Production Warehouse Move Project - Risk Table
Permits are not received per the schedule
Finish work contractors walk off the job half way through
Framing and drywall contractors are running behind schedule and can only produce half their crew as scheduled
Work benches are poor quality and 1/3 will have to be rebuilt
Submit your plan to M3: Assignment 2 Dropbox by Wednesday, December 3, 2014.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Correctly developed a project plan from the WBS provided
Completed the predecessor column correctly in the project plan based upon information in the case.
Correctly identified critical path activities
Correctly identified risks that would impact the project schedule
proper writing components such as, correct grammar, spelling, and word
choice and cited all sources using correct APA style, etc..