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Product DescriptionPM 586 Entire CoursePM 586 Project Quality Management PM 586 Week 1 Assignment Organization and Project Plan Template Proposal Choose an organization as the focus for a Project Proposal. The organization can be an existing company, nonprofit organization, religious organization, or governmental agency. Avoid an organization that is so large that historical data would be difficult to apply. Firms in the Russell 2000® index may fit well, whereas firms in the Dow 30 Industrial index probably do not.
Select a project that you would expect to occur within this organization for which you will be writing a proposal. Project proposal examples include but are not limited to the following:
Implementation of a new hiring process
Construction of a new office building
Development of a new software system
Roll out of a new product or service
Use the Internet to find a project plan template that is appropriate for the project plan you wish to propose.
Write a few brief paragraphs to justify selecting this organization. Include the following:
The organization’s name
The purpose for this organization’s existence
Why this organization is of interest to you
A description of the project and its relationship to the organization’s business objectives
Availability of organizational data: Avoid selecting an existing organization for which there is no publicly available historical data.
Submit your paper and the project plan template to your instructor for approval. PM 586 Week 2 Assignment Project Plan Part 1 Resource: Approved project plan proposal
Describe your approach to managing this project, including methodology used.
Identify sources available to understand the scope of the project proposal.
Describe the phases the project will contain.
Develop the project scope for your project.
Address the following:
Define the project requirements
Define activities for the project
Develop the schedule for your project proposal.
Address the following:
Estimate primary activity duration
Sequence the primary activities
Develop a work breakdown structure and define the tasks
Determine the labor requirement
Determine necessary resources for the project PM 586 Week 2 Learning Team Weekly Reflection Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field.
Prepare a 350- to 700- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. PM 586 Week 3 Assignment Project Plan Part 2 Continue developing the comprehensive project proposal outline.
Develop the project budget for your project proposal.
Include the following:
Identify available resources (consider subcontractors)
Create a labor budget
Create a capital budget
Align the schedule and scope to the labor and capital budget
Develop the risk management plan for your project proposal.
Address the following:
Identify internal and external risks
Define appropriate budget of contingencies for risks identified. PM 586 Week 3 Learning Team Weekly Reflection Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field.
Prepare a 350- to 700- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion PM 586 Week 4 Assignment Project Plan Part 3 Continue developing the comprehensive project proposal outline.
Develop the strategies used to execute the project.
Include the following:
Strategies for management of human, physical, and financial resources, including the following:
Temporary resources
Permanent resources
Work plan management (deliverables management)
Quality assurance strategies
Communication strategies
Documentation management strategies
Change request management strategies
Contingency plans
Develop the strategies used to monitor the project.
Address the following when developing your monitoring strategy:
Schedule
Budget
Critical path
Resource levels
Change requests
Scope creep PM 586 Week 4 Learning Team Reflection – Failed Projects Choose an organization that is introducing a product or service that has failed.
Evaluate the project that failed in the organization, including cost of the failure (actual and unrealized), causes, and how monitoring could have prevented the failure.
Use publicly available information, including Securities and Exchanges Commission filings.
Discuss strategies that could be implemented to minimize this type of failure in the future.
Prepare a 350- to 700- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. PM 586 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Influencing and Controlling the Project Review each learning team member’s project.
Choose, as a team, one of the individual project plans reviewed
Write a paper of no more than 2,100 words of strategies that facilitate influencing power and control for the project proposal chosen.
Determine appropriate informal strategies to influence the success of the selected project. Consider the following:
Organizational change
Stakeholder communication
Informal communication
Reward systems
Develop a control strategy for the project proposal chosen by the team.
Address the following components in the control strategy:
Project evaluation
Project schedule
Budget control
Input quality
Output quality
Change management strategies
Scope management strategies
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. PM 586 Week 5 Learning Team Weekly Reflection Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field. PM 586 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment Internal and External Environmental Evaluation Presentation Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® or Prezi® presentation on the quality-improvement plan for the organization chosen by the Learning Team for the Influencing and Controlling the Project assignment.
Identify external and internal environmental factors that the company must consider to manage projects successfully.
Perform a gap analysis to identify any gaps in relation to the company’s current business processes and factors identified in the environmental analysis.
Determine methods to address any gaps identified, including the following components:
Goals of the improvement plan
Organizational responsibilities for the project
Project management tools
Identify the appropriate organizational responsibility and interfaces for the project while addressing the following:
Which business function is responsible for which process?
Where do hand-offs between business functions occur?
Who is responsible for the project?
Who does mentoring or coaching?
What audit or review processes will be used?
Determine appropriate project management tools that the organization should use to manage its projects.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. PM 586 Week 6 Learning Team Weekly Reflection Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field.
Prepare a 350- to 700- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion 
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