Project Charter

1- Business Case Template comments

For this assignment you were to develop a business case template for a social relevant project in collaboration with your team. The template should be the same template of every member of your group.

Although you had good discussion in the group discussion board and have similar components of the Business Case Template, you each submitted a different format. It is important to read and follow direction. This is a critical skill for the project manager to manage the scope of the project.

Your description of the purposes of the business case reflected a good understanding of the role in developing business case template to represents the value of the project to the organization.

You discussed background (an important component)

Climate change (this is true only if the project is designed to address climate change). A larger aspect might include the impact of the project on society, called a social impact analysis that addresses impact to people, plant, as well as profit.

You discussed purchasing. I do not see the connection to purchasing and the justification of the project.

Benefits and values are two separate concepts. Benefits is one of the baseline components that should be addressed in the business case. Values can also be a component but needs more explanation.

The ROI is a critical business case component.

You may want to review the ideas submitted in the group discussion for additional items or changes in your project business case. For example; Delvin suggested components that you might want to consider.

2- Project Concept Paper Comments:

 

Your project appears to be a socially relevant project although more definition is needed for your project. It appears that your project will develop a new business that serves the dairy farmers in a specific region by providing specific services that will allow the dairy farmers to take advantage of collective action.

Your project objectives a quick market for dairy products. This sounds like the new organization or new company that the project will create will purchase the milk from the farmers. It also appears that the facility that you will build or create for milk storage will be a significant improvement and offer increased safety and quality.

Under your project outcomes, you indicate that the project will offer milk storage services. Does this mean you will build a storage facility or there is some other means of storing milk? You also indicated that the new organization will market and sell the milk. It appears that the organization may have already developed a reliable buyer the new organization will not need to develop a market for their product.

You indicated that the project benefit would include new job opportunities. You did not indicate how many jobs will be developed. It is important to be specific in these areas. You indicated that the project was also generate revenues. It is important to include a revenue and cost projection for the justification of the project. In this section is important to answer the question will you generate enough revenues to cover the projected costs. Is this intended as a profit-making organization or is this a nonprofit enterprise? You indicated that the “owners will earn income”. It is important to identify the owners. Will there be a Board of Directors? Will this be a partnership? Will this be a single owner? The answer to this question will provide the project sponsor and the project sponsor often placed an important role in the project.

You indicated a project timeframe of four months. This does not provide sufficient time for the design and construction of a new facility. It appears that the timeframe is inconsistent with what appears to be the scope of the project.

Your resource requirements included employees that will handle the milk and work with the farmers. These are resources that are needed to operate the organization after the project is complete. It is important to separate the resources required to manage the project from the resources required to operate the facility after the project is complete. While resources do you need to execute the project? This will depend on the scope of your project which is not been clearly identified at this point.

 

Your project planning included an annual property rent and again this is an annual cost associated with the managing of the facility and not a project costs. You have a $75,000 cost for general facilities. Is this the construction of a new facility, or the rehabilitation of an existing facility? You did not include any expenses for project employees. How many personnel will be needed to execute the project? In your project charter you will be identifying the roles and responsibilities for each of the project employees.

 

You have developed a good concepts that needs more development to more clearly defined your project. It appears that you are developing a new organization and your project within the to do all the necessary steps to create a new organization including the development of a business plan for the organization, this business plan would include a profit and loss statement, and HR plan, a marketing or in your case production plan, a risk plan, etc. A more detailed business plan may be a product or outcome from the project. Think about developing a work breakdown structure for your project and this will help you think about the various components of the project that will need to be developed. You will have the opportunity and more fully developed your project and address some of these concerns in your project scope and plan.

 

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Business Case T

emplate comments

For this assignment you were to develop a bu

siness case

template

for a social relevant

project in collaboration with your team. The template should be the

same template of every

member

of your group.

Although you had good discussion in the group discussion board and have similar

components of the B

usiness Case Template, you each submitted a different format. It is

important to read and follow direction. This is a critical skill for the project manager to

manage the scope of the project.

Your description of the purposes of the business case reflecte

d a good understanding of the

role in developing business case template to represents the value of the project to the

organization.

You discussed background (an important component)

Climate change (this is true only if the project is designed to address

climate change). A

larger aspect might include the impact of the project on society, called a social impact

analysis that addresses impact to people, plant, as well as profit.

You discussed purchasing. I do not see the connection to purchasing and the jus

tification of

the project.

Benefits and values are two separate concepts. Benefits is one of the baseline components

that should be addressed in the business case. Values can also be a component but needs

more explanation.

The ROI is a critical business

case component.

You may want to review the ideas submitted in the group discussion for additional items or

changes in your project business case. For example; Delvin suggested components that you

might want to consider.

1- Business Case Template comments

For this assignment you were to develop a business case template for a social relevant

project in collaboration with your team. The template should be the same template of every

member of your group.

Although you had good discussion in the group discussion board and have similar

components of the Business Case Template, you each submitted a different format. It is

important to read and follow direction. This is a critical skill for the project manager to

manage the scope of the project.

Your description of the purposes of the business case reflected a good understanding of the

role in developing business case template to represents the value of the project to the

organization.

You discussed background (an important component)

Climate change (this is true only if the project is designed to address climate change). A

larger aspect might include the impact of the project on society, called a social impact

analysis that addresses impact to people, plant, as well as profit.

You discussed purchasing. I do not see the connection to purchasing and the justification of

the project.

Benefits and values are two separate concepts. Benefits is one of the baseline components

that should be addressed in the business case. Values can also be a component but needs

more explanation.

The ROI is a critical business case component.

You may want to review the ideas submitted in the group discussion for additional items or

changes in your project business case. For example; Delvin suggested components that you

might want to consider.