Assignment OverviewType: Individual ProjectUnit: Scheduling and Cost ControlDue Date: Wed, 2/21/18Grading Type: NumericPoints Possible: 100Points Earned: 0Deliverable Length: 7–10 PowerPoint slides with 150–200 words of speaker notes per slideView objectives for this assignmentGo To:
Looking for tutoring? Go to SmarthinkingCollapse All | Expand All
You are managing an e-mail consolidation and upgrade for your organization, and you are focusing on implementing the process of schedule and cost control. You must present your case and supporting evidence for the need of implementing the process of cost and schedule control to your stakeholders.
Your presentation must be 7–10 slides with 150–200 words of speaker notes per slide. Additionally, include a title and reference slide. The title slide (including topic title, your name, etc.) makes your presentation look and appear professional. The reference slide at the end with correctly APA style formatted references ensures your information and positions are substantiated and that credit for others’ work is acknowledged.
Prepare a presentation of 7–10 PowerPoint slides. The presentation should address the following:
The need for project scheduling and cost control
Why are scheduling and cost control important for project success?
Who should be in control of the scheduling and cost control process?
Your plan for control schedule and control cost processes to be implemented
What are the major provisions of your plan? Explain.
How difficult would it be to implement your plan? Why?
The benefits of implementing these processes to your organization
How will your plan positively affect the project?
What could happen if an effective scheduling and cost control plan were ignored?
For each of the 3 above topics, reference 1–2 professional case studies to support your arguments.
Each slide must be accompanied by 150–200 words of speaker notes.
Evidence and case studies should be no older than 1998.
For more information on creating PowerPoint Presentations, please visit the Microsoft Office Applications Lab.
The PowerPoint presentations must adhere to the assignment guidelines listed above and must contain the following:
A title slide with the course name, phase number, topic title, and your first and last names
A reference slide using APA style to ensure that credit for others’ work is acknowledged
The title and reference slides do not count as part of the 7–10 content slides.
Each slide must contain 150–200 words of speaker notes.
Please submit your assignment.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
Your organization has just completed the Initiation Process for implementing an Email System Upgrade. It was identified in a recent meeting with management leaders from the Sales, Consulting and IT departments that the current email system is causing significant amount of business interruptions and must be updated immediately. You have been assigned the role of project manager to develop the project schedule and budget. As project manager, you are responsible for implementing and enforcing the project schedule and its estimates, expected costs, and the techniques and methods that will be chosen to execute and control the project. The project is being initiated with the following initial project scope in mind:
There are five email systems currently being used across twelve departments and offices. These will be replaced and consolidated into one email system.
New Email Standards and Protocols will be established and training provided to all departments.
All 2000 current email users will be converted to the new system, and 500 new users that did not have email before will be added.
Users will have both LAN and remote access to email.
Help desk and support infrastructure will be set-up to accommodate the new system.
Equipment will be salvaged.
User PCs will be upgraded to accommodate the new email system.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more