Organizations continue to struggle with successful project implementations that support business goals. Strides in project management have been achieved through a consistent approach to project management as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, 2013. Specifically, the five phases of project management—understand the key deliverables and activities within each phase of this framework in order to achieve business goals.
This project will be a complete project management plan. The plan will be comprised of standard templates used by organizations across all industries. For parts one and two, use two different case studies from the attached resource. For the final project, use a third case study from the attached resources, the HighTower Global Solutions case study, as the foundation for the plan. Consider stakeholder perspectives and communication needs as well as typical project risks and issues. At the end, you will have a complete project management plan that supports a typical project for an organization.
As defined in the critical elements, the following parts utilize the following:
The final project, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following outcomes:
Throughout the course, you have been working through the phases of the project management life cycle to develop components for a project management plan that addresses the organizational needs of the organization highlighted in two case studies: the Fabricant Manufacturing Project (Milestone One) and the ECO- Trans case study (Milestone Two). Your instructor and peers have provided feedback for you to consider along the way. Now, you have the background knowledge and the information necessary to complete your project management plan, which utilizes the HighTower Global Solutions case study, available in MindEdge.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Part One_Project Initiation
II. Part Two_Project Planning
III. Part Two_Project Execution
IV. Final Part_Project Control
V. Final Part_Project Closeout
Guidelines for Submission: The project management plan should be between 10 and 12 pages, double-spaced, have one-inch margins, and use 12-point Times New Roman font and the most recent version of APA format.