Project Scope Management
Prior to beginning work on this learning activity, review the learning activities and assignments where you will be working through the project you choose. These are: (1) Week 2 learning activity – Project Planning: Project Scope Management, (2) Week 3 learning activity Time and Cost Estimation Exercise, and (3) Week 5: Final assignment
Next, read pages 98-102 from Chapter 3 of your text. Additionally, read ProjectLibre—Project Management Software Alternative to Microsoft Project (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., and watch the Learn the Basics of ProjectLibre—Your Quick Start to Project Management With ProjectLibre (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. video. You will be using this software throughout this course.
Over the next five weeks, you will be working on a project of your choice, which will eventually become part of the Final Paper in which you create a Project Management Training Manual. This week, you are in the project initiation stage of project management, where you will choose your project and propose it to the class. Come up with a project idea that you would like to complete during this class. You can start by downloading and completing the “PRM300 Week 1 Project Selection Form” located in your online classroom. In this form, you will identify a clear project name, define the problem that you are trying to solve as a problem statement, and create a project charter statement.
Additional project selection criteria:
- Your project must last at least two weeks.
- Your project team must have at least five members.
- Your project budge must be at least $5,000.