Assignment 2: Unit project – Part B
Due date: Week 10
Group/individual: Group assignment
Word count: 1200 – 1500
Learning outcomes: [ULO3], [ULO4], [ULO5]
This is an extension of part A research project. The same group of students will work together based on the same project selected in part A of the research project.
A report covering the following points should be prepared:
- Provide a comprehensive summary based on Assignment 1 (Part A)
- Analyse project schedule using critical path, and program evaluation and review technique (PERT) analysis.
- Describe and assess the health of the case project using erned value analysis.
- Assess critically contemporary project management practice.
A report of 1200-1500 words summarising your report must be submitted on the due date. Your report must have a cover page duly completed and signed, and it has to be fully referenced in APA style (only one report from each group).
Comprehensive summary (10%)
Comprehensive summary presented to clearly demonstrate how Assignment 1 (Part A) will be used to complete part B
Clearly analyse project schedule using critical path, and program evaluation and review technique (PERT) analysis
Assess the health of the case project (30%)
Clearly describe and assess the health of the case project using earned value analysis (EVA)
Project management practices (20%)
Critically assess contemporary project management practices
Clarity of expression (5%)
The writing is fluent, exhibiting grammatically correct sentences that are appropriately punctuated. There is no spelling or typing errors and due regard is given rules of capitalisation and abbreviation, gender neutral expression etc.
Correct presentation and references (5%)
The response conforms to the requirements of the specified format (report format). Compiled with word count and complete coverage information with signature. In-text citations and direct quotes follow referencing guide rules (APA style)