The first phase in the project management life cycle is the Project Initiation phase. To begin, you must define the project and identify the objectives, scope, and deliverables.
In this assignment, you will:
1. Select a project scenario to work with throughout the course.
2. Create a PowerPoint presentation in which you:
• Define the project’s objectives, scope, and deliverables in a Project Summary, including a Project Charter and a project management methodology.
• Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for the project.
Choose a Project Scenario
1. Website for Dee Dee’s Pawn Star Shop: You are leading a team of three individuals to deliver an e-commerce Web site for a small local pawn shop. You are working with a suggested budget of $10,000 to deliver the development of the site, all hardware, and hosting services. The sponsor, Dorothy Deal, would like the site to highlight “Deals of the Day,” as well as items she is looking for to complete collectible collections.
Create a 5–7-slide PowerPoint presentation with detailed notes. Your presentation should include the following:
1. Project Summary.
2. Summary of the Project Charter, including a PM methodology.
3. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS):
• Using MS Project or other software, develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) based on your selected business or IT project.
• WBS should include, at a minimum, four levels.
Use Kaltura to present the PowerPoint and submit a video presentation. Refer to Using Kaltura for directions on recording and/or uploading your presentation in the courseroom.
Note: If you require the use of assistive technology or alternative communication methods to participate in these activities, please contact to request accommodations.
• Written communication: Ensure written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
• Number of resources: Cite at least three current scholarly or professional resources.
• Length: Create a 5–7 slide PowerPoint with detailed notes.
• Submission: Submit the video presentation and the PowerPoint slides.
Project Management Institute. Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition and Agile Practice Guide. Newtown Square. PA. 2017.