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PM598 Phoenix Coca Cola Bottling Project Management Plan Paper

PM598

University of Phoenix

Question Description

“Private Questions & Study Emergency” Project Management Plan: Project Charter

Develop a project charter and it must be in APA Format

Organization: Coca Cola Bottling Company

Obtain faculty approval of the topic for project.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper featuring the following elements:

  • Narrative project description
  • Problem and result statement
  • Mission justification
  • Project scope statement
  • Major deliverables
  • High-level milestones for significant events
  • Applicable technical requirements, assumptions, or constraints
  • Reference Page

I've provided you a sample Project Charter and APA Format Paper and a sample of the Project Charter implemented in the require APA Format.

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PROJECT CHARTER TEMPLATE This Project Charter Template is free for you to copy and use on your project and within your organization. We hope that you find this template useful and welcome your comments. Public distribution of this document is only permitted from the Project Management Docs official website at: www.ProjectManagementDocs.com PROJECT CHARTER COMPANY NAME STREET ADDRESS CITY, STATE ZIP CODE DATE Project Charter Template www.ProjectManagementDocs.com PROJECT CHARTER PAYROLL PROJECT This Charter formally authorizes the Payroll Project to develop and implement a new payroll system for use in Jones Consulting Company’s payroll group. A project plan will be developed and submitted to the Project Sponsor for approval. The project plan will include: scope statement; schedule; cost estimate; budget; and provisions for scope, resource, schedule, communications, quality, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management as well as project control. All resources will be assigned by the Project Sponsor, Van Johnson, Human Resources Director. The purpose of the Payroll project is to improve the timeliness and accuracy of payroll operations. This project meets Jones Consulting’s need for improved efficiencies across all departments by reducing payroll cycle time and minimizing staffing required for payroll operations. The project deliverables shall include payroll system design, all coding, testing, implementation of an integrated system for use with existing IT infrastructure, and a user’s guide. The objectives of the Payroll project are to reduce payroll cycle time by 30% and reduce payroll staffing by 20%. High level risks for this project include ensuring implementation is completed without impacting ongoing payroll operations and ensuring there are no issues with migrating payroll accounts from the legacy system to the new system. Success will be determined by the Project Sponsor once the system is implemented and one full payroll cycle has been completed that meets the objectives with no discrepancies. The Project Manager, Bill Smith, is hereby authorized to interface with management as required, negotiate for resources, delegate responsibilities within the framework of the project, and to communicate with all contractors and management, as required, to ensure successful and timely completion of the project. The Project Manager is responsible for developing the project plan, monitoring the schedule, cost, and scope of the project during implementation, and maintaining control over the project by measuring performance and taking corrective action. The project plan will be submitted and approved in accordance with the milestone schedule below. Upon approval of the project plan resources will be assigned to the project and work will commence within 5 business days. The Project Sponsor must approve any schedule changes which may impact milestones. A detailed schedule will be included in the project plan. The high level milestone schedule is: Feb 1, 20xx – Project Plan Complete and Approved Mar 31, 20xx – Payroll Design Completed May 31, 20xx – Coding Completed Project Charter Template www.ProjectManagementDocs.com June 30, 20xx – Testing Completed July 31, 20xx – Beta Testing Completed Sept 30, 20xx – Implementation Completed Oct 15, 20xx – One Payroll Cycle Complete and Project Completion The budget for the Payroll project is $420,000. It is to be funded through the FYxx Human Resources Technology Budget. Project Charter Template www.ProjectManagementDocs.com SPONSOR ACCEPTANCE Approved by the Project Sponsor: __________________________________________ Date: ___________________ Free Project Charter Template brought to you by www.ProjectManagementDocs.com Project Management Plan (Week 1) 1 PROJECT CHAPTER PROPOSED HEALTHCARE FOR NESTLE PM 598 Project Management Plan (Week 1) 2 PROJECT CHARTER The goal of Nestle is to identify as a leader in the market in providing healthy and nutritious products around of the world. “Health and wellness, trusted by all its stakeholders, and to be the reference for financial performance in its industry” (Nestle`, 2013). This project will determine if the company should expand into healthcare products. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION The proposed research will be conducted in three countries worldwide. The project will gather information by country with the technical data and variables to see if the healthcare line would be effective in each country. Nestle` is going to bring on a healthcare line which will provide shampoos, conditioners, body wash and soaps. This line will bring Nestle` in great competition with Unilever who is one of the leading companies in the healthcare line. The countries will help show the research information and identify what areas may be missing information where the healthcare line may not be effective. The duration of the research will be held for a six month time frame. MISSION The mission is to provide to the final consumer the best healthy, nutritious and tasty choices in a variety of food and beverage, from morning to night (Nestle, 2013, para. 1). Nestle (2013). Nestle` has stated good food brings good life and now will investigate if bring good health with healthcare will be viable. Healthcare will be a viable line since it has seen products from the competition that have soared over the past few years such as the Dove hair products and then the products that have been around for years that continue to bring money such as Lever. Project Management Plan (Week 1) 3 SCOPE Analysts from Nestle` will partner with a research group to see if a healthcare line can increase the business for Nestle`. They will see if the emerging markets for the newer products will help bring growth with a healthcare line. The mission must be changed from not only “Good food, Good life but Good healthcare, Good health. Careful focus will be maintained on the project scope and work breakdown structure. Audits will ensure that the tasks being performed are those that are represented on the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). Any additional tasks will be halted immediately as they are not part of this project’s scope of work. Milestones Main Points Project Charter Descriptions Identifies the need of the project with the cost, deliverables and duration. Project Management Plan Provides stakes holders with risks and other issues. Project Schedule Provides a time frame of when to complete the project. Requirements Review Analyst’s approval for the proposed project. Design Review Analyst’s approval for the proposed project. User Acceptance Testing The Project Manager, Analysts, Researches and Project Team will permit acceptance. Deployment Plan Identify was is needed to make the project successful. DURATION Nestle`s project team will create an estimated timeline, which will show the duration of the project to take six months. The six months will show lead-times, costs, setbacks and all Project Management Plan (Week 1) 4 scheduling for the project. The timeline will be given to the stakeholders for all to maintain current status of the project and created in Microsoft Project. The schedule will be monitored by measuring against the schedule baseline. Performance measurements will be established to determine acceptable variances and for quick identification of those that are unacceptable. The schedule will continually be updated to reflect current project progress and status. BUDGET The budget will be monitored by measuring against the cost baseline. This monitoring allows for accurate and reliable forecasting. It also gives the project manager an early indication if the project is veering off track. Quick response to any deviations can help to prevent budget overruns. FUNDING SOURCE By Nestle` ESTIMATE A summary of estimated spending will be provided at this state. The summary will show preliminary spending as well as the costs for the full cycle of the project. The funding will have what requirements are needed for budgeting. PROJECT CHARTER APPROVAL The project team assigned by the analysts from Nestle` will help fund and authorize the project for the research for a healthcare line. Changes to the charter will be approved by all stakeholders and presented to the representatives. Project Management Plan (Week 1) 5 References Gray, C.F., & Larson, E.W. (2011). Project Management: The managerial process. McGrawHill. Retrieved from University of Phoenix. Nestle. (2013). About us. Retrieved from http://www.nestle.com/aboutus Piscopo,. (2013). Project Management Docs. Retrieved from http://www.projectmanagementdocs.com/project-initiation-templates/project-charter.html Lewis, J. P. (2011). Project planning, scheduling, and control: A hands-on guide to bringing projects in on time and on budget (5th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill ...
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Running head: PROJECT CHARTER

Project Charter
Student’s Name
Institution

Project charter
The Coca-Cola bottling company is one of the leading manufacturing and distributing soft drink
Company in the world. The main goal of the company is to the global beverage manufacturer,
and leader in human rights preservation and sustainability. This project will be developed and
submitted to the project sponsor for approval. The project plan will include: scope statement;
schedule; cost estimate; budget; and provisions for scope, resource, schedule, communications,
quality, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management as well as project control. The project
will determine whether the company should expand its global outreach.
Product description
Coca-Cola bottling company manufactures and distributes numerous products, all of them being
non-alcoholic. It manufactures soft drinks, fizzy drinks, and water drinks. The company has
distributors in most parts of the world. Hence it aims to reach to all parts of the world. Coca
cola’s greatest compe...

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