PPMP20008 | Project Scenario | Project Management

  1. Project Title:

CQUniversity NAIDOC Week Celebrations

  1. Concept:

Increase the awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ perspectives by creating opportunities for CQU staff and students to engage with and celebrate National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC).

  1. Background

The School of Engineering and Technology (SET) Indigenisation Committee is interested in projects that will:

  • Provide opportunities for respectful and culturally appropriate engagement and collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and/or
  • Improve CQU staff and student awareness and understanding of indigenous Australian perspectives and cultures.

At the last meeting, the Committee discussed ideas for hosting events on CQU campuses. The preferred option of the committee was a project to celebrate NAIDOC week by hosting simultaneous events on the main campuses.

  1. Preferred Project

The School of Engineering and Technology (SET) Indigenisation Committee has requested a project to host events celebrating NAIDOC Week at the following CQUniversity campuses: Rockhampton, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The Committee emphasised that the events were an opportunity for CQU staff and students to engage with and build collaborative relationships with the local Aboriginal Communities.

  1. Your Task

The Chair of the CQUniversity SET Indigenisation Committee, Ms Natalie Ewin, has tasked you with providing the project board with further information in relation to the project. The Chair will act as the Project Executive for the project board. You are to develop a project plan that reflects the project described in this document and aligns to PMBoK and Prince2 requirements.

  1. Due Date

This submission is due in week 8.

  1. Template

The Project Executive has supplied a template, which has been tailored to suit the organisational context and incorporates elements of both a project plan and a charter. You are to use the template for the assessment. Delete all blue explanatory text prior to submitting.

  1. Marking Breakdown

The marking breakdown below for the submission and are reflected in the content headings of the template provided. To ensure you do not lose marks, ensure you understand the project topic, the content headings and check your writing quality i.e. spelling, grammar etc.

Content of project submission

Marks

Project description and justification

7

Stakeholders

10

Requirements management

5

Scope

10

Schedule

5

Budget

5

Risks 

5

Tolerances 

1

Lessons 

2

 

TOTAL MARKS

 

50

 

  1. Group or Individual

Assessment task 2 is a group assessment. There is to be a maximum of four students per group. Each member of the group must be enrolled in the same tutorial.

Solution