You have just been hired as a Project Manager for Kingston-Bryce Limited and have been assigned your first project. Kingston-Bryce Limited (KBL) is a custom furniture manufacturer that specializes in hand-crafted dining room tables. The Board of Directors has identified an opportunity to purchase a competitor that also specializes in custom furniture. The acquisition of the competitor will enable KBL to expand operations and triple their workforce and will take 18 months to complete. In order for this acquisition to be successful, you will need to use your project management skills to ensure success.

Business Project Management Course Projects 1-6

Module 1

Competency

Identify the role projects play in meeting the goals of an organization.

Scenario

You have just been hired as a Project Manager for Kingston-Bryce Limited and have been assigned your first project. Kingston-Bryce Limited (KBL) is a custom furniture manufacturer that specializes in hand-crafted dining room tables. The Board of Directors has identified an opportunity to purchase a competitor that also specializes in custom furniture. The acquisition of the competitor will enable KBL to expand operations and triple their workforce and will take 18 months to complete. In order for this acquisition to be successful, you will need to use your project management skills to ensure success.

Instructions

Your first task is to create a project plan for the Board of Directors in Microsoft Word or Excel. The project outline is essential for documenting all of the necessary tasks and milestones necessary to complete the project. The project is expected to take 18 months to complete, and the major milestones are broken up by quarters. You will need to be creative and develop the following items as if you were running the project.

Include the following (you will need to create these items):

  • tasks and milestones;
  • a project description;
  • key stakeholders;
  • timeline for the project.

NOTE – Be sure the documents display proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.

Resources

Grading Rubric

FFCBA
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Did not SubmitNo PassCompetenceProficiencyMastery
Not SubmittedUsed unclear verbiage about the tasks and milestones in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Created the tasks and milestones in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Created clear tasks and milestones in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Comprehensively created the tasks and milestones in a well-written project plan for the Board of Directors.
Not SubmittedUsed unclear verbiage about the project description in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Created the project description in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Created a clear project description in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Comprehensively created the project description in a well-written project plan for the Board of Directors.
Not SubmittedUsed unclear verbiage about the key stakeholders in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Identified the key stakeholders in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Clearly identified the key stakeholders in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Comprehensively identified the key stakeholders in a well-written project plan for the Board of Directors.
Not SubmittedUsed unclear verbiage about the timeline in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Created the timeline with major milestones in quarters in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Clearly created the timeline with major milestones in quarters in the project plan for the Board of Directors.Comprehensively created the timeline with major milestones in quarters in a well-written project plan for the Board of Directors.

Module 2

Competency

Explain the activities that occur when initiating a project.

Scenario

As a Project Manager for Kingston-Bryce Limited you have been assigned to create a business case. The Board of Directors for Kingston-Bryce Limited (KBL) is eager to move forward with the acquisition of their competitor. The acquisition of the competitor will enable KBL to expand operations and triple their workforce and will take 18 months to complete with a projected cost of $5 million. In order for this acquisition to be successful, you will need to use your project management skills to ensure success.

Instructions

Your task is to create a business case in Microsoft Word to justify the steps necessary to complete the acquisition. The business case is essential for providing justification and details of the scope of work for the project. You will need to be creative and develop the following items as if you were running the project.

Include the following (you will need to create these items):

  • Project scope
  • Funding schedule (this is how you project to allocate the $5 million budget)
  • Timelines for the acquisition (plan out the 18 months of the project)

Resources

Grammar Checking – How do I create a Grammarly account?

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