Part A: Module Discussion Activity
Defining project quality and its association to project cost management
How do you define quality on a project? Which tools and techniques do you think are a necessity for planning a project’s quality management? Explain and given an example of how the project cost can be affected by poor quality?
Part A - provide an initial discussion of 250 words by first half of Module 5. Respond to at least one fellow student discussion (Total 500 words for Assessment 2 Part A) by the end of Module 5.
Part B: Cost and Quality Management Plans
Part B - You will complete this part individually or in a group of 2-3 students. You will begin developing the cost management planning component of your Cost and Quality Management Plans in Module 4. For this component, you are responsible for developing the project cost estimate and a project budget baseline portion of your Project Management Plan.
In addition to your cost estimates and budget, include a 600-750 words to describe the processes, and tools and techniques you are using in your cost management plan, as well as justification of your budgetary plan. You can use the templates found in this module’s Learning Resources or a format of your own.
In Module 5, you will develop the quality management planning component of your Cost and Quality Management Plans. Refer to the learning resources and the template provided for guidance.
The written portion of your quality management plan should consist of 600-750 words. You can use the templates found in this module’s Learning Resources or a format of your own.
If you work in group, nominate a group leader within your group and this group leader will submit the group assessment on behalf of the group.
At the end of your assessment, you will individually, and anonymously, evaluate the contribution of your group members and yourself in this assessment, using the Group Contribution Form provided. On a scale of 1 to 10, rate yourself and then rate each of your fellow group members on their performance and contribution to this assessment. Individually submit the completed group contribution form on Blackboard.