You have been selected to be the project manager (for a project of your choice). The project you choose here will be used again in Assignment 4 (Week 10) and you may be asked to reference this project in subsequent weekly discussions. The project that you decide to use should meet the key criteria of a project, such as (a) having a beginning and an end; (b) results in something being delivered to someone; (c) requires a series of activities that must be done to complete the project; and (d) requires resources (e.g, people, materials) to complete the work. The project can be one of a personal or professional nature.
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you define the scope of your chosen project. In your paper you must:
Provide a brief summary of your chosen project.
Describe at least three (3) project goals and three (3) project objectives.
Identify the key customer(s) and at least two (2) stakeholders for your project. Remember, you are delivering the project to your customer(s); however, there are others (stakeholders) who have a vested interest in your project.
Describe at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project.
Describe a high-level timeline that includes key tasks and deadlines.
Estimate the project’s overall cost and any key staffing and non-staffing resources needed.
Examine your project’s greatest challenge and provide a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question.
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.
This paper provides a thorough description of a selected project. The main sections of this paper are project summary, project goals and objectives, customers and stakeholders, milestones and deliverables, timelines, project costs, and associated challenges.
Summary of the project
Managing a project is an important task that helps to make sure that project goals and objectives are accomplished within the set period (Kerzner& Kerzner, 2017). The current project in which I am the project manager involves the creation of a website for Global Logistics, a company involved in the design and sale of sporting items. Initially, the website will have a description of various products designed and sold by the company. After some time, more features will be included. For example, customers will be able to interact directly with the sales department and make direct purchases. Customers will also be able to give reviews and feedback regarding the services offered through the company websi...
Any company who wants to expand globally and to increase their trade at international must have to face certain challenges related to certain issues such as Economic, political, cultural, and social. The main drivers for expanding the business at international level is increase in the overall growth opportunities rise in the profitability, access to material and human resources and finally innovation.
Andy’s Parties is a new and growing company offering theme parties at their Party Center, clients’ homes and approved venues. They have been in business since 2004 and recently begin considering expansion options through opening more company-owned locations or offering a franchise program. Their original store cost about $60,000 to open and it ramped up to the current sales volume in one year. They hope to expand throughout the Country and consider International expansion as well. Andy's Parties offers full-service, themed children's parties and enrichment classes. Our great theme parties include everything for a great party:
⦁ Great Games and Activities
⦁ Themed Craft Project
⦁ Themed Party Favors
⦁ Themed Paper Products
⦁ Piñatas and Invitations Included With Most Theme Parties
⦁ All food, drinks, and supplies
⦁ Set-up, clean-up, and more - all led by our fun and energetic staff!
We also offer great enrichment classes, including the Themed Kaleidoscope Adventures Program (ages 3-6), Andy's Book Club (ages 3-10), and Mommy & Me Classes (0-20 months) along with classes from third party vendors such as Kinder Music and Abrakadoodle.
In case Andy’s party is planning to expand its business at international level and in domestic country, then the management executive of the company needs to do the research and development of both the domestic and the international environment of the theme party business. There will be certain unpredictable challenges as well which management should take care of. There should be proper planning and the arrangement of the capital resources by the company in order to set up the theme business at global level.
Starting with the economic issue, first important point to discuss is about the hum...