Proj 586 project management systems week 2 course project discussions

PROJ 586 (Project Management Systems) Devry

 

Week 2

 

Planning the Project: Scope and Responsibilities – Discussion 1

Project Charters and Scope Statements (Graded)

Why are the Project Charter and Project Scope Statement artifacts critical to the success of a project? Describe some of the key elements of these artifacts.

 

Planning the Project: Scope and Responsibilities – Discussion 2

Work Breakdown Structure and Resource Assignment (Graded)

Assume you were appointed as project manager to lead a dozen of your classmates to write up an end-of-course summary guide that would be used to update all areas of the course (i.e. discussion questions, lectures, assignments, quizzes, and exams). You plan to form sub-teams to work each of these elements, each headed by a sub-team leader. How would you setup your WBS? What are some considerations you made when you decided on this structure?

 

Week 2 Course Project:

Week 2 Course Project; 2-Level WBS for Huntsvill Project

Week 2 Course Project; Project Charter

Week 2 Course Project; Project Scope Statement

 

Week 2 Quiz (3 Sets)

Set 1 1. (TCO A) A project is defined as a ____ endeavor undertaken to create a ______ product, service, or result.

2. (TCO A) Which step of the project life cycle produces all of the project deliverables?

3. (TCO B) In the planning process, the _____ is/are the end product(s) that the project team must deliver.

4. (TCO A) a) If the project schedule is shortened, what are the likely steps that the project manager would take with regards to the other triple constraints? (15 points) b) What is typically the impact on quality when the project schedule is shortened? Why? (15 points)

5. (TCO B) You are a project manager for a new Hardware Software Project. You just received the project charter and established your scope statement. Within the scope statement you defined some of the key components to meet the overall project objective. Establishing requirements will be critical to define and get approved. The hardware…………(20 points) b) In your WBS, how many work packages have been created? (10 points)

Set 2 1. (TCO A) Projects have specific attributes. Which of the following is not an attribute?

2. (TCO A) Which step of the project life cycle produces all of the project deliverables?

3. (TCO B) For a project, the objective is usually defined in terms of which three items?

4. (TCO A) a) If the project schedule is shortened, what are the likely steps that the project manager would take with regards to the other triple constraints? (15 points) b) What is typically the impact on quality when the project schedule is shortened? Why? (15 points)

5. (TCO B) You are a project manager at a bike shop. You just received a shipment of new bikes that need to be assembled. The frame need to be set, which includes the bike frame, handle bars, and the seat. The wheels need to be mounted. The braking system needs to be installed………..(20 points) b) In your WBS, how many work packages have been created? (10 points)

Set 3 1. (TCO A) Projects have specific attributes. Which of the following is not an attribute?

2. (TCO A) Which step of the project life cycle defines the project scope?

3. (TCO B) For a project, the objective is usually defined in terms of which three items?

4. (TCO A) a) If the project schedule is shortened, what are the likely steps that the project manager would take with regards to the other triple constraints? (15 points) b) What is typically the impact on quality when the project schedule is shortened? Why? (15 points)

5. (TCO B) You are a project manager for a new Hardware Software Project. You just received the project charter and established your scope statement. Within the scope statement you defined some of the key components to meet the overall project objective. Establishing requirements will be critical to define and get approved. The hardware will be new for your company, so you will need to ensure the vendor is selected and the hardware is appropriately installed into your environment……..? (10 points)

 

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