PROJECT MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW Academic Essay – Write My School Essay

You have learnt the key characteristics of projects in Topic 1 of this unit.  Part A requires you to apply this knowledge and any further research to a real project.

  1. Select and describe ONE project that is presently or recently in the news. A project has numerous characteristics. Justify why you consider your selected example is a project

(400-500 words)  (15 marks)

  1. Go to ONE organisation’s website (but not your employer) and identify and describe ONE project it has or will be undertaking (Not the same project as I above). Explain:
    1. The beneficial change (note: not the deliverable!) this project will bring about by using the deliverable. (150-300 words) (10 marks)
    2. how the project links to the organisation’s goals (150-300 words) (10 marks)

PART B (PROJECT MANAGER) (1200-1700 words) (65 marks)

There is extensive literature on the desirable abilities/characteristics/skills for an effective project manager.

  1. Describe THREE abilities/characteristic/skills, based on academic references. You must have at least 3 references for each answer (NOTE: you CANNOT chose LEADERSHIP as this is an assignment in the unit Project & People)                                                 (900-1200 words in total) (45 marks)
  2. You are arranging a big overseas holiday with 30 relatives and friends celebrating a major birthday milestone and you are the project manager. Reflect on how each of these abilities/characteristics/personalities will help you be successful in completing your project. (300-500 words) (15 marks in total)