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7BSP1244 – Assignment Brief – Referral Assignment 1B (This replaces the groupwork element) Module Title:Project ManagementModule Code:7BSP1244Assignment Format & Maximum Word countReferral Report (to replace group report)Assignment Weighting:30% of the total module markCoursework Submission:Date: 15th June 2020Method: CanvasCoursework return Date returned to students:4 working weeksModule leaderDr Sunila ModiFirst markerS.ModiInternal ModeratorApproved ☐Date:Module Board nameISPMExternal ExaminerApproved ☐Date:Module Board date Assessment CriteriaLearning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding tested in this assignment:1. examine the managerial responsibilities and action areas for each stage of the project lifecycle; 2. appraise the opportunities and constraints that exist in the subject of project management; 3. explore how projects are evaluated and assess factors that contribute to a project’s success or failureLearning Outcomes: Skills and Attributes tested in this assignment:4. determine and assess use of appropriate methods and techniques for project initiation, team building, project estimation and controlFeedback /Marking criteria for this AssignmentPerformance will be assessed using HBS Grading Criteria and Mark scheme.Guidance for improvement will be given in writing on the Assessment Feedback Form or on the StudyNet Feedback Form within 4 weeks of submission. Late assignments up to one week late will be reduced by 10 grade points per day will receive a maximum numeric grade of: Level 7 (PG) – 50Plagiarism offences will receive standard penalties. For each day or part day up to five days after the published deadline, coursework relating to modules submitted late will have the numeric grade reduced by 10 grade points until or unless the numeric grade reaches 50 for level 7 (PG). If a submission is more than 5 days after the published deadline, a grade of zero will be awarded. Where the numeric grade awarded for the assessment is less than 50, no lateness penalty will be applied;Detailed Brief for Group AssessmentAssignment Title: Project Initiation Document for MyFitnessG Description of the assignment: MyFitnessG is a Gym in the Hatfield area that are currently operating and opens at 7am and closes at 10pm 7 days a week. With the growing number of 24-hour gyms in the area, they have decided to convert their gym to a 24-hour operation. As part of this change MyFitnessG would like to redecorate, refit and refurbish their yoga studio. This room needs to have a new air conditioning system installed as it is faulty, and it needs a new floor and needs to be painted again. This room also needs new equipment such as yoga mats, yoga bricks, yoga blocks and yoga bolsters as the current ones need to be replaced. The yoga studio has a capacity of 20 people at any one time so equipment for 25 should be purchased. No other structural work is needed here. In order to minimise the impact of these changes to existing members, it is planned that most of the work for this project will take place over a one-month period starting from 1st May 2021 with the facility being kept open at all times. The one-month project period will need to cover all the activities required from the research and sourcing contractors for the exercise studio refurbishment as well as completing all of the work required to the required health and safety standards. The refurbishment project needs to be able to be opened for use on the 1st June 2021. Please note that My FitnesssG will be funding this project themselves so no loans are required.For this assignment, you will need to produce a Project Initiation Document (PID) for this project. Your group work will contain the core elements of a Project Initiation Document (PID) and will need to include all of the activities required to successfully complete this project. The requirements of the project have been provided above. The scope of your project includes planning, sourcing and completing the work identified above and you are not responsible for any marketing activities or operational issues past 1st June 2021.As part of this assignment, you will work individually to create parts of a Project Initiation Document (PID) for this project.The Project Initiation Document (PID) is to have the following contents: Group WorkIntroduction Project Objectives Constraints of the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Scope (Summary of the main headings of the WBS) Precedence table Network diagram Roles and responsibilities RACI matrix Budget for projectAssumptions a) A rate of £250 per day needs to be applied for any external contractors used. b) A rate of £100 per day will be applied for any of the project team who work for MyFitnessG c) Other sensible assumptions need to be established and listed in the assumptions section and you can assume all planning permissions needed for this project have been approved.How the marks will be awarded (30% of module mark)Mark scheme Weighting Introduction Introduction to the project and what is contained in the report 5 Project Objectives – ensure these are SMART These are specific to the project, such as how much it will cost, how long it will take, what will be delivered etc Should contain a short justification stating the importance of project objectives using ACADEMIC SOURCES 6 Constraints Items that restrict the way the project can be done, such as working week days only, preservation of trees Should contain a short justification stating the importance of identifying constraints using ACADEMIC SOURCES6 Work Breakdown Structure This should be numbered, hierarchically with the lower components clear subsets of the higher item. Most of the items should be shown as work to be done (activity based). All main requirements for this project should be included (entry system and refurbishment) Should contain a short justification stating the importance of WBS using ACADEMIC SOURCES 15 Scope statement A summary of what the project will achieve. A summary of the activity within each of the top-level activities in the WBS. Should also say what it will not cover, such as day to day operation. Should contain a short justification stating the importance of defining the scope using ACADEMIC SOURCES 10 Precedence table and Network diagram Schedule of activities – all activities and predecessors identified. Durations identified. The precedence table should have a final column added with the human resource responsible for this task indicated. Network diagram – Key to denote what numbers and nodes mean, consistent with precedence table, overall duration and critical path identified. Within the timeframe allowed. Working days have been considered. Make sure you use the same format as discussed the lecture sessions. Should contain a short justification stating the importance of network diagrams and in project planning using ACADEMIC SOURCES 20 Allocation of work Roles and responsibilities defined for the project team with some academic justification for the key roles such as the Sponsor, PM etc. Please consider what skills are needed for each activity and have the appropriate trades person associated with it. Completion of the responsibility, accountability, consulted and informed matrix (RACI) to show who from the project team has responsibility and accountability for each identified task on the precedence table and who may need to be consulted or informed. 15 Budget Materials and associated costs of main materials including equipment for the 24 hour access and the exercise room equipment, costs for redecorating and flooring, labour costs consistent with network diagram and to consider internal and external labour costs – key citations needed for costs. Excel to be used to create a budget for the one-month period of the project May 2021 with an overall budget for the project identified. Contingency should also be considered 13 Presentation, references, academic writing style Title page with group member names and ids, contents page with numbered headings as per report writing guidance on CASE, page numbers, formatted well, good use of academic English 10 Total 0Student Support and Guidance For further help, contact your module leader through canvas or by email. Use the mark scheme below to help improve your work. Use the CASE website and online support Academic English for Business support is available online. See the CASE workshop timetable on the CASE main website page for details. Make full use of Library search to identify relevant academic material and the ‘Subject Toolkit for Business’ which contains links to other Information Databases and the Information Management contact details. ( Some tutors allow students to test their work using Turnitin. Guidance on submission to Turnitin via StudyNet can be found by using the following link.$FILE/TURNITIN+FOR+STUDENTS+2016+USER+GUIDE.pdf


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