Business Managment – Project Management
As we learned in Week 7, your business sponsor and customer informed you that you have to deliver your project much sooner than anticipated. When you break the news to your team, they are not happy with the decision for they are concerned that the project will now fail. Using the information you learned from readings, what can you do as a leader to ensure your project team that this is the right thing to do? What will you do to motivate them?
After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their recommendations.
Greendale Project ReDux
Due Week 8 and worth 90 points
This assignment consists of two (2) parts: a project schedule, and a written response. You must submit both parts as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the part of the assignment it is written for.
Part A: Project Schedule
(Submit as one  Microsoft Project file)
Create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the following constraints.
Note: When you create your MS Project schedule, you will need to update your project per the following constraints:
The project must consist of at least twenty (20) tasks.
Each task must have a start and finish date that matches the duration noted in the assignment.
Each task must be assigned to a resource (e.g., Demolishing Crew; Construction Crew; Landscaping Crew).
Assume that the crew works during normal weekdays (no weekend work) under normal conditions (8 hours per day).
In terms of holidays, you can assume no work will be done the following days: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Good Monday, Friday before Memorial Day, Memorial Day, the business day before Independence Day, Independence Day, the Friday before Labor Day, Labor Day, the day before Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving), the business day before Christmas, Christmas Day, the business day after Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.
Part B: Written Response
(Submit as a Microsoft Word file)
Respond to the following questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.
When will the project be completed?
What is the critical path for the project?
How much slack / float is in your project? What activities have the greatest slack / float?
Identify the top three (3) activities that you believe could impact the project completion date.
What additional activities you would add to this project to make it more complete, from a project management viewpoint?
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
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