Assignment 1: Creating a Methodology Due Week 2 and worth 100
Read the Chapter 2 Case titled “Creating a Methodology.” Write a
one to two (1-2) page paper in which you:
Discuss factors about the corporate culture that were at play, and suggest
central reasons why the executive staff waited as long as they had to consider
the development of an enterprise project management methodology (EPM).
Recommend to both the senior executives (i.e., the company) and John Compton
(i.e., the president) whether the project management office (PMO) should report
to the chief information officer (CIO) or to someone else. Justify the
Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other
Websites do not quality as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment
Describe the key concepts, processes, and components of project
Analyze the interrelationships among the principal elements (time, cost,
resources) in the performance of project management.
Evaluate the general systems factors affecting performance throughout the
project life cycle.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in project
Write clearly and concisely about project management using proper writing