. Revise your Gant Chart with the updated project duration, task adjustments and costs

1st Assignment – Project Schedule & Costs (Written Assignment)

Scenario

You are a new employee of 4Phones IT Department. You have been approached by David Blair, IT Manager who has asked you to be Project Manager for the migration to Open Office Software.

All documentation relating to the project can be found in the 4Phones intranet.

Tasks

Task 1

In the Project Charter, you have identified the Project Team Roles & Responsibilities. David Blair needs the Work Breakdown Structure for the Open Office Project.

Using the 4Phones WBS document, insert the predecessors and resources for each activity/task. Save as WBS.xlsx

Task2

Produce a Gantt Chart in MS Project from the WBSdocument you produced in Task 1.

  1. Commence your project from the current date.
  2. Each Project Team member will be charged out at $50 per hour. The Project Manager will be charged out at $100 per hour.
  3. Work hours will be Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
  4. Enter the task name, duration, start, finish and resources. MS Project should calculate the cost for each task. Make sure the costs are showing in your Gant Chart.
  5. Save as OpenOffice.mpp

 

Task 3

David feels the project is too long. He has asked you to reduce the project duration by 20 days. Update the tasks and recalculate the costs. Revise your Gant Chart with the updated project duration, task adjustments and costs. Save your updated MS Project as OOUpdate.mpp.

Task 4

1. Write a memo to David Blair explaining how and where you crashed the project in Task 3. Explain what implications, if any, this will have, on the costs.

2. Save your answer in a MS Word file called Crash.docx.

3. Also create a cash flow report for the original project and the crashed project .

4. Save your answer as OpenOfficeCashflow.pdf and OOUpdateCashflow.pdf

Task 5

Using WinZip, zip your files together in a file calledProject Schedule and Cost Assignment.zip

What you need to submit for this assessment

 

For this assessment you must submit the following file:

 

For this assessment you must submit the following file:

  • Project Schedule and Cost Assignment.zip which contains:
    • WBS.xlsx
    • OpenOffice.mpp
    • OOUpdate.mpp
    • Crash.docx
    • OpenOfficeCashflow.pdf
    • OOUpdateCashflow.pdf

 

2nd Assignment – Codes and Legislation (Written Assignment)

Tasks

Task 1

· Research current Industry Codes of Practice.

· Identify

o A Voluntary Code of Practice

o A Mandatory Code of Practice

· Give a brief outline of the code of practice and what industry it affects.

· Provide a link to the industry code of practice

Task 2

Provide some examples of legislation in the following areas:

· Workplace Health and Safety

· Equal Employment Opportunity

· Anti-Discrimination

· Industrial relations

Task 3

Provide an example for each of the areas below on how you would apply this legislation to a project.

· Workplace Health and Safety

· Equal Employment Opportunity

· Anti-Discrimination

· Industrial relations

What you need to submit for this assessment

 

For this assessment you must submit the following file:

 

· CodesandLegislation.doc

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