Project Management Course Project

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For this project you may choose one that is of interest to you, or you may choose to begin planning for your senior project. When selecting a project, avoid picking one that is either too big or too small. For example, do not decide to build a new stadium for your local sports team (too big) or to plant your summer garden (too small).

Some successful project ideas:

The opening of a coffee shop

An open house for a local social service agency

A meditation pool and platform

A redevelopment of a local playground

Design and installation of a computer network for a small business

Software development project

A project to build a house is NOT acceptable.


Due Week 2: Project Selection

Due Week 3: Scope Statement

Due Week 4: Work Breakdown Structure and Network Diagram

Due Week 5: Risk Management Plan

Due Week 6: Resource Management Plan

Due Week 7: Communication Plan

Due Week 8: Final Project Package


Due Week 2: Project Selection

Provide a one page description of your project which will make it very clear to me, your boss, what you are planning. Keep in mind that you will be using this project for all team activities for this session.

For your new project, please develop a project team (citing names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers) and show how you will manage team dynamics in a project environment.

Be certain to include:

How can team leadership be instrumental in ensuring a successful project?

Choose from the various organizational formats, including pure project, matrix, and functional structures.

How can team dynamics and performance be pivotal in producing deliverables and meeting customers' expectations?

Please put this in proper business writing format. Consider me to be your boss.

If working in a group, include a statement of participation, describing how each person contributed to this project deliverable. Please have each person sign the...