PROJ6000_Assessment 1 Brief_081118.Docx Page 1 of 5ASSESSMENT BRIEFSubject Code and Title PROJ6000 Principles of Project ManagementAssessment 3 – Project Charter developmentProject Charter development2,000 wordsSuccessful completion of this assignment will result inachievement of the following subject learningoutcomes:1. Understand PMBOK knowledge areas and processgroups and their role, relevance and impact onproject management best practice and PMI’s Codeof Ethics.2. Critically compare and contrast projectmanagement approaches and theirappropriateness for managing a variety of projecttypes, including IT projects.3. Apply appropriate project management (includingIT project management) tools and techniques,paying particular attention to risk management.By 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday in the first week ofModule 6 (week 11)40%40 Marks AssessmentIndividual/Group Length Learning Outcomes Submission Weighting Total Marks Context:Project leadership is about inspiring the project team to do their best from the outset. Thisrequires a combination of verbal and written communications and a range of appliedleadership skills. One of the foundational documents that helps “kick-off” the project is theProject Charter. This is a document that describes the entire project in a short, succinct andpresentable document that can be shared with project staff or other stakeholders toPROJ6000_Assessment 1 Brief_081118.Docx Page 2 of 5commence the project in earnest. It also helps clarify the project context, the project teamroles and the goals of the project.In this assessment you will be given a project case study to use in order to develop a ProjectCharter. Though all students will receive the same case study, it is expected that eachstudent will think about the project from their own perspective as an up-and-coming projectmanager. Use your own style based on your critical thinking of what it means for you to leada project. That will help you formulate your unique Project Charter.Instructions:1. Read the case study provided by your lecturer. This will form the basis for your ProjectCharter, because you will assume that you are the project manager for this project.2. After reading the case study start developing your project charter. This needs to be a2000-word report (+/- 10%) and must use a minimum of 6 references (academicliterature and industry publications. The case study is a 7th reference).3. The Project Charter must include the following headings and be written as if you werepresenting it to the project team that will build this project. You are the projectmanager. The contents of the Charter are:a. Background to the projectb. Reasons for the projectc. Project objectivesd. Constraints, limitations and riskse. Leadership structure (project manager and his or her senior aides: list the rolesand explain what each does in the project. You need to cite 4 roles)f. Project risks and their mitigationg. Project stakeholders and how to interact with themh. The vision of the project and the type of project team culture you wish topromote in your teamOutput and Submission:Submit your completed assessment by the end of the first week of Module 6 (Week 11) onBlackboard.Learning Resources:Elias, A. A. (2016). Stakeholder analysis for Lean Six Sigma project management.International Journal of Lean Six Sigma. https://lesa.on.worldcat.org/oclc/6862439489Patanakul, P., Iewwongcharoen, B., & Milosevic, D. (2010). An empirical study on the use of projectmanagement tools and techniques across project life-cycle and their impact on projectsuccess. Journal of General management, 35(3), 41-66.PROJ6000_Assessment 1 Brief_081118.Docx Page 3 of 5https://web.stevens.edu/ses/documents/fileadmin/documents/pdf/PeerasitPMtoolsandsuccessPublished.pdfAssessment Criteria:The assessment will be graded using the Learning Rubrics below. This is an individualassignment and it is worth 40%.Learning Rubrics – Part A Assessment AttributesFail (0-49)Pass (50-64)Credit (65-74)Distinction (75-84)High Distinction (85-100)Content, Audience andPurpose25%Demonstrates no awareness ofcontext and/or purpose of theassignment.Demonstrateslimited awarenessof context and/orpurpose of theassignmentDemonstratesconsistentawareness ofcontext and/orpurpose of theassignment.Demonstrates anadvanced and integratedunderstanding of contextand/or purpose of theassignment.Consistently demonstratesa systematic and criticalunderstanding of contextand purpose of theassignment.Correct citation of keyresources and evidence25%Demonstrates inconsistent use ofgood quality, credible and relevantresources to support and developideas.There are mistakes in the APA style.Demonstrates useof credible andrelevant resourcesto support anddevelop ideas, butthese are notalways explicit orwell developed.There are nomistakes in theAPA style.Demonstrates useof high quality,credible andrelevant resourcesto support anddevelop ideas.There are nomistakes in theAPA style.Demonstrates use of goodquality, credible andrelevant resources tosupport and developarguments andstatements. Showsevidence of wide scopewithin the organisation forsourcing evidenceThere are no mistakes inthe APA style.Demonstrates use of highquality, credible andrelevant resources tosupport and developarguments and positionstatements. Showsevidence of wide scopewithin and without theorganisation for sourcingevidenceThere are no mistakes inthe APA style.Effective writtenCommunication25%Difficult to understand with nological/clear structure, poor flow ofideas, argument lacks supportingevidence.Audience cannot follow the line ofreasoning.Information,arguments andevidence arepresented in a waythat is not alwaysclear and logical.Information,arguments andevidence are wellpresented, mostlyclear flow of ideasand arguments.Line of reasoning iseasy to follow.Information, argumentsand evidence are very wellpresented; thepresentation is logical,clear and well supportedby evidence.Demonstrates culturalsensitivity.Expertly presented; thepresentation is logical,persuasive, and wellsupported by evidence,demonstrating a clear flowof ideas and arguments.Engages and sustainsaudience’s interest in the Line of reasoning isoften difficult tofollow.topic, demonstrates highlevels of cultural sensitivityEffective use of diversepresentation aids,including graphics andmulti-media.Knowledge andunderstanding25%Limited understanding of requiredconcepts and knowledgeKey components of the assignmentare not addressed.Knowledge orunderstanding ofthe field ordiscipline.Resembles a recallor summary of keyideas.Oftenconflates/confusesassertion ofpersonal opinionwith informationsubstantiated byevidence from theresearch/coursematerials.Thoroughknowledge orunderstanding ofthe field ordiscipline/s.Supports personalopinion andinformationsubstantiated byevidence from theresearch/coursematerials.Demonstrates acapacity to explainand apply relevantconcepts.Highly developedunderstanding of the fieldor discipline/s.Discriminates betweenassertion of personalopinion and informationsubstantiated by robustevidence from theresearch/course materialsand extended reading.Well demonstratedcapacity to explain andapply relevant concepts.A sophisticatedunderstanding of the fieldor discipline/s.Systematically andcritically discriminatesbetween assertion ofpersonal opinion andinformation substantiatedby robust evidence fromthe research/coursematerials and extendedreading.Mastery of concepts andapplication to newsituations/further learning.
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