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Week 1 – Discussion Forum 1

Required Resources

Text

Kloppenborg, T. J., Anantatmula, V., & Wells, K. N. (2019). Contemporary project management (4th ed.). Cengage Learning.

 

 

 

Multimedia

Ted. (2013, October 7). Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/0iIh5YYDR2o

  • This video provides information on why business can play an important role in solving social problems. This video may assist you in understanding why International Logistics Services wants your team to include corporate social responsibility within your Project Management Introduction to a New Organization Role-Play discussion forum and your Project Charter Development assignment this week. This video has closed captioning and a transcript. Accessibility Statement (Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy (Links to an external site.)

Supplemental Material

Ashford University. (n.d). Project management case study—Logistics service improvement project.

  • This PDF document is available in the online classroom. This project management case study will assist you in your Project Management Introduction to a New Organization Role-Play discussion forum and Project Charter Development assignment this week

 

Recommended Resources

Book

Project Management Institute (PMI). (2017).  A guide to project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide)  (6th ed.). https://www.pmi.org

  • The full-text version of this book is available through the EBSCOhost database in the Ashford University Library. This book is considered the standard body of knowledge in the field of project management and provides information that may assist you in your Project Management Introduction to a New Organization Role-Play discussion forum and your Project Charter Development assignment this week

Article

Slapper, T. F., & Hall, T. J. (2011). The triple bottom line: What is it and how does it work? Indiana Business Review, 86(1), 4-8. http://www.ibrc.indiana.edu/ibr/index.html

  • The full-text version of this article is available through the EBSCOhost database in the Ashford University Library. This article defines and provides information about the triple bottom line, and it may assist you in your Project Management Introduction to a New Organization Role-Play discussion forum and Project Charter Development assignment this week.

Multimedia

tutor2U. (June 3, 2015). BUSS4 section B: Corporate social responsibility (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/nkteAJBtM9A

INSTRUCTION:

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum,

  • Read Chapter 1 of the course textbook, Contemporary Project Management.

 

 

You have chosen a country for the Walmart Case Study. International Logistics Services (ILS) has acquired a new warehouse and truck fleet in your selected country and within the vicinity of one or more Walmart stores. The newly acquired warehouse has 100 employees. The new director for logistics services (DLS) plans to address all the employees on Thursday.

The DLS will present the vision, mission, and values. The DLS will also explain the strategic objective to secure Walmart as a customer. The DLS asks that you, the start-up project manager, follow with a presentation. The DLS asks you to deliver an audio-narrated presentation that

  • Explains what a project is.
  • Describes project management.
  • Provides a brief outline of the project goals.
  • Illustrates the project planning steps.
  • Summarizes how corporate social responsibility will be an important element of your project.

Your initial response should contain three PowerPoint slides (five to 10 minutes total). If needed, review the Writing Center’s How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation (Links to an external site.) resource. Graduate school students learn to assess the perspectives of several scholars. Support your response with at least one scholarly or credible source in addition to the text.

 

Week 2 – Discussion Forum 1

Required Resources

Text

Kloppenborg, T. J., Anantatmula, V., & Wells, K. N. (2019). Contemporary project management (4th ed.). Cengage Learning.

 

 

 

Multimedia

Kloppenborg, T. (n.d.). From the author-constructing a WBS [Video file]. https://www.cengage.com/mindtap/

ProjectLibre. (2019, May 23).  ProjectLibre demo (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/9xwR4JCBaIU

Project Management Videos. (2018, July 2). How to negotiate better—Project management training (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/6h_FNU96No4

Supplemental Material

Ashford University. (n.d). Project management case study—Logistics service improvement project.

  • This PDF document is available in the online classroom. This project management case study will assist you in your Negotiation for a Project Team Member Role-Play discussion forum this week

 

Required Technology

ProjectLibre (Links to an external site.). (n.d.). http://www.projectlibre.com/product/projectlibre-open-source

  • This webpage provides an open-source download for ProjectLibre, which is a project management software system, and it will assist you in your Project Management Plan Baselines assignment this week.

 

Recommended Resources

Book

Project Management Institute (PMI). (2017).  A guide to project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide)  (6th ed.). https://www.pmi.org

  • The full-text version of this book is available through the EBSCOhost database in the Ashford University Library. The PMBOK guide includes standard terminology and guidelines for project management, and it may assist you with your Project Management Plan Baselines assignment this week. Students should be aware of this book as a project management resource

Multimedia

Bradley, H. [Helen Bradley]. (2015, July 11).  Learn the basics of ProjectLibre—Your quick start to project management with project libre (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/oiVnWX-J5Mo

  • This video provides information on how to use ProjectLibre to develop the work breakdown structure in the name column and the project schedule with predecessors. This video may assist you in your Project Management Plan Baselines assignment this week. The video has closed captioning and a transcript. Accessibility Statement (Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy

INSTRUCTION:

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum,

  • Review section 5.1: Acquire Project Team from Chapter 5 in the course textbook, Contemporary Project Management.

 

 

This week, as the project manager for International Logistics Services, you are starting to form the project team. An employee who works on the loading dock recently earned the Project Management Institute’s Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) designation. The employee wants to join your project team. However, the loading dock supervisor has not approved this assignment. The loading dock supervisor indicated that resources on the loading dock are already constrained and has expressed a lack of support to change the way warehouse is run.

Develop a negotiation strategy to obtain the loading dock supervisor’s cooperation with your project and specifically to assign the employee to the project team.

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Week 2 – Discussion Forum 2

Required Resources

Text

Kloppenborg, T. J., Anantatmula, V., & Wells, K. N. (2019). Contemporary project management (4th ed.). Cengage Learning.

 

 

 

Multimedia

Kloppenborg, T. (n.d.). From the author-constructing a WBS [Video file]. https://www.cengage.com/mindtap/

ProjectLibre. (2019, May 23).  ProjectLibre demo (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/9xwR4JCBaIU

Project Management Videos. (2018, July 2). How to negotiate better—Project management training (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/6h_FNU96No4

Supplemental Material

Ashford University. (n.d). Project management case study—Logistics service improvement project.

  • This PDF document is available in the online classroom. This project management case study will assist you in your Negotiation for a Project Team Member Role-Play discussion forum this week

 

Required Technology

ProjectLibre (Links to an external site.). (n.d.). http://www.projectlibre.com/product/projectlibre-open-source

  • This webpage provides an open-source download for ProjectLibre, which is a project management software system, and it will assist you in your Project Management Plan Baselines assignment this week.

 

Recommended Resources

Book

Project Management Institute (PMI). (2017).  A guide to project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide)  (6th ed.). https://www.pmi.org

  • The full-text version of this book is available through the EBSCOhost database in the Ashford University Library. The PMBOK guide includes standard terminology and guidelines for project management, and it may assist you with your Project Management Plan Baselines assignment this week. Students should be aware of this book as a project management resource

Multimedia

Bradley, H. [Helen Bradley]. (2015, July 11).  Learn the basics of ProjectLibre—Your quick start to project management with project libre (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. https://youtu.be/oiVnWX-J5Mo

  • This video provides information on how to use ProjectLibre to develop the work breakdown structure in the name column and the project schedule with predecessors. This video may assist you in your Project Management Plan Baselines assignment this week. The video has closed captioning and a transcript. Accessibility Statement (Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy

INSTRUCTION:

Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum,

As the project manager for International Logistics Services, several of your project team members do not comprehend the value of a work breakdown structure (WBS) to manage the Logistics Services Improvement Project. Assess the importance of the WBS. Explain your assessment of the WBS to your project team using an audio-narrated presentation containing three PowerPoint slides.

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