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CPMGT 303 Week 1 Project Estimating Technique Paper

Review Ch. 7 of the PMBOK® Guide and the Week 1 ERR articles located under the “Project Estimation,” “Project Scope,” and “Project Risk Analysis” topic headers.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper that briefly describes each of the project estimating techniques. Include the following:

Explain when each technique would be used.

Explain how each technique is used.

Provide sources of information needed to determine the most appropriate technique for a project.

Explain what tools you could use to justify your estimates.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

CPMGT 303 Week 2 Project Management Plan Proposal Presentation

Select an organization in which one of the team members is employed, or one with which the team is familiar.
Identify a project for the organization that must be completed. This project will be used for the remaining Learning Team assignments. Additionally, the plan will serve as an agreement between the following parties: Project Sponsor, Steering Committee, Project Manager, Project Team, and other personnel associated with and/or affected by the project.
Create a 17- to 25-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® of the project plan proposal for the identified project using the template provided. Be sure to provide a definition of the project, including the project’s goals and objectives.
Format your Project Plan Proposal consistent with APA guidelines.

CPMGT 303 Week 2 Microsoft® Project Painting Exercise and Executive Summary

Review the Critical Path Activities to prepare for this assignment.
Use Microsoft® Project to complete the Microsoft® Project Painting Exercise. Save your work as Microsoft® Project file.
Write an Executive Summary describing the process used for finding the critical path in Microsoft® Project, and lessons learned while completing the Painting Exercise.
Submit the completed Microsoft® Project Painting Exercise and Executive Summary.

CPMGT 303 Week 3 Project Estimating Schedule and Summary

Review the Microsoft® Project Quick Start guide.
Continue using the organization and project selected in Week 2 for this assignment.
Create the following in Microsoft® Project using the Microsoft® Project 2013 Student Desktop:

Input the activities in Microsoft® Project needed to complete the project, linking each activity in the order that the activity can be done, regardless of any known resource constraints.

Identify resources required to complete the project. Input these resources and each resource estimated costs into Microsoft® Project Resource Sheet. For labor this may be done with hourly rate or one-time consultant fee depending on the activity.

Assign resources to each of the activities in Microsoft® Project.

Estimate the time it will take each resource, to complete each activity (for example, in hours, days, or weeks) and input into Microsoft® Project.

Use Microsoft® Project to identify the project’s critical path.

Write a 350- to 500-word summary describing the process you followed in identifying the critical path, as well as any lessons learned.
Submit your Microsoft® Project schedule and Microsoft® Word summary.

CPMGT 303 Week 4 Tree Trimming Project Analysis Paper

Read the Tree Trimming Project case in Ch. 13 of Project Management.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper that thoroughly answers the following questions based on the case study:

Is Wil over, on, or below schedule? Explain.

Is Wil using earned value? Explain.

How can Wil set up a schedule and cost variance?

What method can Wil use to control any changes in scope to the project, such as change in shape of shearing from his customers?

What alternatives are available to Wil to accelerate the completion of the tree trimming project?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


CPMGT 303 Week 5 Project Performance and Completion Presentation

Continue using the organization and project selected in Week 2.
Create a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on the team’s Week 2 project, including responses to the following project performance measurement and project closure items:

Project Performance Measurement

Explain how the project managers use earned value to monitor project performance.

Calculate the project’s Budget At Completion (BAC).

Explain how the Schedule and Cost Performance Indexes are calculated and are used to monitor project performance.

Explain how agile project performance measurement differs from the traditional methods.

 Project Closure

Describe the steps to closing a project and why they are used.

Explain the goals of a project retrospective

Format the presentation consistent with APA guidelines.


CPMGT 303 Week 5 Project Oversight Paper

Research project oversight.
Write an 350- to 700-word executive summary to your organization’s leadership team covering the following:

What is project oversight?

How will project oversight impact the organization?

How will project oversight impact the project manager?

What’s the importance of project oversight to the future of project management?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.