Greendale Project ReDux Due Week 8 and worth 90 points

This assignment consists of two (2) parts: a project schedule, and a written response. You must submit both parts as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the part of the assignment it is written for.

Part A: Project Schedule (Submit as one [1] Microsoft Project file)

1. Create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the following constraints. Note: When you create your MS Project schedule, you will need to update your project per the following constraints:

· The project must consist of at least twenty (20) tasks.

· Each task must have a start and finish date that matches the duration noted in the assignment.

· Each task must be assigned to a resource (e.g., Demolishing Crew; Construction Crew; Landscaping Crew).

· Assume that the crew works during normal weekdays (no weekend work) under normal conditions (8 hours per day).

· In terms of holidays, you can assume no work will be done the following days: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Good Monday, Friday before Memorial Day, Memorial Day, the business day before Independence Day, Independence Day, the Friday before Labor Day, Labor Day, the day before Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving), the business day before Christmas, Christmas Day, the business day after Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

Part B: Written Response (Submit as a Microsoft Word file)

1. Respond to the following questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.

· When will the project be completed?

· What is the critical path for the project?

· How much slack / float is in your project? What activities have the greatest slack / float?

· Identify the top three (3) activities that you believe could impact the project completion date.

· What additional activities you would add to this project to make it more complete, from a project management viewpoint?

1. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

· Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

· Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 90 Assignment 3: Greendale Project ReDux
Criteria  

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

 

Fair

70-79% C

 

Proficient

80-89% B

 

Exemplary

90-100% A

Part A: Project Schedule
1a. Create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “GreendaleStadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints.

Weight: 55%

Did not submit or incompletelycreated a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “GreendaleStadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Insufficiently created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “GreendaleStadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Partially created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “GreendaleStadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Satisfactorily created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “GreendaleStadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Thoroughly created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “GreendaleStadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints.
Part B: Written Response
1b. Respond to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.

Weight: 40%

Did not submit or incompletelyresponded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Insufficiently responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Partially responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Satisfactorily responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Thoroughly responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.
2b. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting.

Weight: 5%

More than 8 errors present 7-8 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present

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Project Schedule Due Week 10 and worth 150 points

This assignment consists of two (2) parts: a project schedule, and a written response. You must submit both parts as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the part of the assignment it is written for.

Part A: Project Schedule (Submit as one [1] Microsoft Project file)

1. In Assignment 2, you developed a project plan. Now, using the information from your project proposal, create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule. Your project must include the following criteria:

· The project must consist of at least twenty-five (25) tasks.

· Each task must contain a start date, a finish date, and have main staffing and non-staffing resources assigned.

· Assume that your work activities are completed during normal weekdays (no weekend work) under normal conditions (8 hours per day).

· In terms of holidays, you can assume no work will be done the following days: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Good Monday, Friday before Memorial Day, Memorial Day, the business day before Independence Day, Independence Day, the Friday before Labor Day, Labor Day, the day before Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving), the business day before Christmas, Christmas Day, the business day after Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

Part B: Written Response (Submit as a Microsoft Word file)

Write a one to two (1-2) page response in which you:

1. Analyze your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float. Specifically, be sure to answer the following:

· When will the project be completed?

· What is the critical path for the project?

· How much slack / float is in your project? What activities have the greatest slack / float?

1. Summarize the recommendations or improvements you would make to your project schedule. Specifically, be sure to answer the following:

· Identify the top three (3) activities that you believe could impact the project completion date.

· What additional activities would you add to this project to make it more complete, from a project management viewpoint?

1. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

· Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

· Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 150 Assignment 4: Project Schedule
Criteria  

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

 

Fair

70-79% C

 

Proficient

80-89% B

 

Exemplary

90-100% A

Part A: Project Schedule
1a. Using the information from your project proposal, create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule which addresses the stated criteria.

Weight: 55%

Did not submit or incompletelycreated a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule which addresses the stated criteria. Insufficientlycreated a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule which addresses the stated criteria. Partiallycreated a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule which addresses the stated criteria. Satisfactorilycreated a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule which addresses the stated criteria. Thoroughlycreated a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule which addresses the stated criteria.
Part B: Written Response
1b. Analyze your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletelyanalyzed your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float. Insufficientlyanalyzed your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float. Partiallyanalyzed your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float. Satisfactorilyanalyzed your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float. Thoroughlyanalyzed your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float.
2b. Summarize the recommendations or improvements you would make to your project schedule.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletelysummarized the recommend-ations or improvements you would make to your project schedule. Insufficiently summarized the recommend-ations or improvements you would make to your project schedule. Partially summarized the recommend-ations or improvements you would make to your project schedule. Satisfactorily summarized the recommend-ations or improvements you would make to your project schedule. Thoroughly summarized the recommend-ations or improvements you would make to your project schedule.
3b. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting.

Weight: 5%

More than 8 errors present 7-8 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present

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