CPMGT 305 Week 2 Discussion Starter
Discussion Starter 1
Constructing a Project Plan
The project plan describes all of the work that must be done to accomplish the project’s objectives to the customer’s satisfaction. To develop the project plan, what inputs do you need? Provide at least three inputs. Where and how might you obtain these inputs? What are the essential elements that must be included in the project plan?
Discussion Starter 2
Developing a Project Schedule
Developing a project schedule is a challenging process in today’s complex global business environment. Unfortunately, some organizations pull together project schedules in a haphazard manner, which leads to missed project deadlines. Describe how you might develop a project schedule. What elements might you include in the schedule? Who might be involved in the schedule creation? What methodology might you use to gain their participation?
Discussion Starter 3
Developing a Project Budget
The project budget describes all of the resources (capital dollars, expense dollars, and headcount, and so forth) needed to accomplish the project’s objective. To develop the project budget, what inputs do you need? Provide at least three. Where and how might you obtain these inputs? What are the elements that must be included in the project budget?