Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by
Monday and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in
accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All
submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
The learner's project plan may be large and complex. The purpose of
the project plan is to meet the needs of the organization by
accomplishing the task. Some organizations use the phrase, “setting the
objectives,” while others may say, “defining the scope of the project."
Your Key Assignment includes using the parts of project management
planning from Weeks 1–3 and applying to the following scenario.
You are the project manager for the project you selected and
identified in the prior assignments. In constructing a WBS in Phase 2
IP, you identified the deliverables, and you also identified the
activities and their durations necessary to produce those deliverables.
In Phase 3 you identified the skill sets necessary to do the work of the
activities. Using your Microsoft Project software, enter your
deliverables and the activities necessary to create those deliverables.
Indent your activities under the deliverables so the deliverables appear
as summary tasks. Enter the durations of the activities, and use
predecessor relationships to sequence your activities.
Enter your resources that have the necessary skill sets in Microsoft
Project, and then assign your resources to the activities to produce the
Your Microsoft Project software should include the following:
- Tasks to complete deliverables
- Estimated task durations based on available resources
- Planned start dates (Use Predecessor relationships to sequence tasks)
- Planned completion dates (Use Predecessor relationships to sequence
tasks)Planned Milestones (Use Predecessor relationships to sequence
- Individual(s) or department(s) assigned to complete the work of
tasks to produce deliverables (use the Resource Sheet view to list
resources, and then use Assign Resources tool in the Gantt chart view to
assign resources to tasks)
- Estimated project completion date based on use of Predecessor relationships to sequence tasks
Add the organizational chart that you developed.