PROJECT MANAGMENT ESSTENTIALS

1500 WORDS TOTAL FOR EACH MOD. MAKE SURE TO SET UP APA STYLE AND REFRENCES. SEPARATE EACH MOD ON DIFFERENT WORD DOCS.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS

MOD 3

Start by reading and following these instructions:

1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.

2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.

3. Consider the discussions and the any insights gained from it.

4. Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.

Assignment:

Description:

This week’s assignment will be to write a 1500 – 2000 word, or enough to fully cover the primary topic of module 3 in a written paper.

· Thoroughly discuss the project integration management knowledge area and how it relates to the 5 process groups of a project.  

· Discuss the key attributes within this knowledge area, see page 73 and 74 of the text for this list.  

· Please focus on the criticality of each in this knowledge area to project success, including reasons found within the text and in the additional references you have been asked to solicit from EBSCO or ProQuest.

Organize your paper around these key attributes for project integration management, please.

Writing Assignment Considerations:

· Structure:

· Include a title page and reference page in APA style

· Introduce your assignment

· Use the three to five section titles and fill in the discussion and include personal experience/observation

· Include a Summary of what you have covered aligning with the introduction

· References:

· Include the appropriate, at least three as described above, APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions

· Format:

· save your assignment as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

· File name:

· name your saved file according to your last name, first initial and the week (for example, “jonesb.week1”)

· Submission:

· submit your assignment to the Assignment 2 Drop Box

Project Management Institute® Talent Triangle:

· Technical Project Management = 45%, Leadership = 25%, Strategic and Business Management = 30%

MOD 4

Start by reading and following these instructions:

1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.

2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.

3. Consider the discussions and any insights gained from it.

4. Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.

Assignment:

Description:

This week’s assignment will be to write a 1500 – 2000 word, or a 15-slide PowerPoint presentation, that fully covers the assignment below for module 4.

Project Scope is critical to the successful management and understanding of what the implementation of a project must include for success.  

· Please use your text and highlight what you consider to be the “most” critical activities required of the project and stakeholder team to produce the outputs for this knowledge area.

· You may choose to use graphics within the assignment to help get your points across, if you copy or paraphrase another author’s work, however, be sure to cite and reference per APA.  

· You have the option for this assignment of a PowerPoint presentation (brush up on how to prepare and format a power point presentation, including citations and references at http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/ or a written document.

Writing Assignment Considerations:

· Structure:

· Include a title page and reference page in APA style

· Introduce your assignment

· Use the three to five section titles and fill in the discussion and include personal experience/observation

· Include a Summary of what you have covered aligning with the introduction

· References:

· Include the appropriate, at least three as described above, APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions

· Format:

· save your assignment as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

· File name:

· name your saved file according to your last name, first initial and the week (for example, “jonesb.week1”)

· Submission: 

· submit your assignment to the Drop Box

PowerPoint Assignment Considerations:

· Structure:

· Include title and reference slides (the latter in APA style)

· Introduce your assignment (1-2 slides)

· Use the three to five section titles and fill in the discussion and include personal experience/observation (12-15 slides)

· Include a Summary of what you have covered aligning with the introduction (1-2 slides)

· References:

· Include the appropriate, at least three as described above, APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions (1 slide)

· Good presentations have very few words on the actual slides. Describe each slide using a Microsoft Word document containing at least 50 words per slide (except the title and reference slides). These are your “Speaker’s Notes” and they allow you to easily give this presentation at a later date.

· Format:

· Save your presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint (.pptx) or Open Office Impress presentation

· Save your Speakers Notes in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Open Office Write (.rtf)

· File name:

· name your saved file according to your last name, first initial and the week (for example, “jonesb.week1”)

· Submission:

· submit your assignment to the Drop Box

Project Management Institute® Talent Triangle:

· Technical Project Management = 35%, Leadership = 25%, Strategic and Business Management = 40%

MOD 5

Start by reading and following these instructions:

1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.

2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.

3. Consider the discussions and any insights gained from it.

4. Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.

Assignment:

This week’s assignment will be to write a 1500 – 2000 word, or enough to fully cover the primary topic of module 5 in a written paper.

· Discuss how the project schedule management knowledge area for any project.  

· Identify the documents required as deliverables for this key knowledge area.  

· Discuss within which key process groups each of the knowledge areas found.  

· Use as many references as necessary to fully discuss this area but you must use the PMBOK, and at least two scholarly articles found within EBSCO or ProQuest.

At this point you should review the final project due on day 7 of week 8. You will use this information within that project. It is not too early to begin pulling that project together using information and knowledge gained in the previous modules. If you wait there will be more work required in the last week.

Writing Assignment Considerations:

· Structure:

· Include a title page and reference page in APA style

· Introduce your assignment

· Use the three to five section titles and fill in the discussion and include personal experience/observation

· Include a Summary of what you have covered aligning with the introduction

· References:

· Include the appropriate, at least three as described above, APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions

· Format:

· save your assignment as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

· File name:

· name your saved file according to your last name, first initial and the week (for example, “jonesb.week1”)

· Submission: 

· submit your assignment to the Drop Box

Project Management Institute® Talent Triangle:

· Technical Project Management = 40%, Leadership = 25%, Strategic and Business Management = 35%