The Introduction should be used to describe the project and the assignment themes in relation to the project. Please do not re-write the assignment question.
Task:1. Describe seven (7) advantages and three (3) disadvantages of using a project management approach based to deliver a project.2. Using a suitable project example from your experience or reading, illustrate how either Prince2 or PMBOK (you choose one) will benefit your project compared to the other model (i.e. the comparative strength of the chosen model for a specific project).3. Also comment on how the models could be combined and how you would retain the benefits of each and correct for the deficiencies of each.
Scope:This assignment will assess your understanding of the different approaches to Project Management.
Task:1. What is the role of Integration as defined by PMBOK, and what contribution / benefit does it make to project management?2. Why is Scope Management important and how would you control scope in a project?3. How do Integration and Scope Management combine to contribute to better project management?4. Describe the tools and approach that you would use to collect requirements and generate at least 20 requirements to define the scope for a particular project.5. Describe what tests you would perform to assess whether 5 of the 20 requirements had been achieved.
Scope:This assignment will assess your understanding of the Project Context and Basics, Project Integration and Scope Management course topics.
Task:1. What is the value of having sound time and cost management plans when undertaking project execution?2. Identify at least six tools / techniques (three (3) each for time and cost management) that you would use for managing and controlling time and costs in the project and describe why you consider them to be important.3. Using a suitable project example from your experience or reading, make a list of activities to monitor and control that project.
Scope:This assignment will assess your understanding of Project Time and Cost Management and their relationship to a successful project outcome.
The Conclusion is a summary of the closing arguments, and shows concepts you have learned or understood.
Criteria by which your assignment will be marked:-The standards by which the assignment will be assessed include an understanding of principles and referencing these.- Given the word limit on these questions, the assessment will reward content included. There will be penalties for exceeding the word limit. Quotations do not count in the words counted.- The objective of these questions is for the participant to consider the theoretical material supplied and attempt to apply it to a real project example. Therefore evidence of having read and understood the material is important.
Assignment 1 Scoring – refer jpg file.
3,000 words (maximum) and excluding references. Presentation: Please use Assignment 1 template provided.
While 3000 words for 3 topics is only a few words, marks will be given for the comprehensiveness of the content, evidence of additional reading, referencing these readings in the answer, and application.
In answering these questions try and state principles as well as detail. Just reproducing PMBOK (especially cutting and pasting diagrams) is not enough!