|ASSESSMENT 1 BRIEF|
|Subject Code and Title||PRO100 Information Systems Project Management|
|Length||1500 words (+/- 10%)|
|Learning Outcomes||The Subject Learning Outcomes demonstrated by successful completion of the task below include:|
In the first two Modules of PRO100, you learnt some of the core concepts in project management including the definition of a project, and how a project is different from repetitive and routine work as well as the environment in which a project operates, and how to select a project. You were also introduced to the processes in the initiating process group, and how to identify and categorise stakeholders and manage stakeholder engagement.
In this assessment, you will demonstrate your understanding of:
Develop a business case for this project in a Microsoft Word document using no more than 400 words. The business case should include a cost and benefit analysis using the NPV model over the next 10 years. Use 2% as the discounting factor. Apart from financial criteria, are there any other non-financial criteria to consider?
Please note that you are required to make reasonable assumptions about this project to develop a business case for it, for example, the initial investment of this project, the operating cost of the system, the cost the University would be able to save, etc.
You are now appointed as the project manager for this project and your first task is to develop a project charter.
The project charter (in a Microsoft Word document) must contain, as a minimum, the following:
You are also required to identify key stakeholders in this project and compile a stakeholder register (in a Microsoft Excel document). The register must contain the following columns:
Please note that some of the information has not been explicitly outlined in the hypothetical project case study. You will need to make reasonable assumptions about such information.
Develop a WBS and the associated WBS dictionary. The WBS must have at least three layers. The WBS dictionary needs to contain the following information for each of the node in the WBS.
The Microsoft Word document should contain a graphical representation of WBS and the WBS dictionary entries for each element in the WBS.
Word Count and Layout
Business case – Microsoft Word document
Project charter – Microsoft Word document Stakeholder register – Microsoft Excel
WBS dictionary - Microsoft Word document
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