Project Motorcycles – The Comprehensive Project Plan

Assignment 4: Project Motorcycles – The Comprehensive Project Plan

Note: This assignment is a continuation from Assignment 2.

1. Describe the project scope and project management plan. Align your
plan to the overall strategy that you had recommended to the senior
executives in Assignment 2.

2. Analyze the type of staff that your company would need in order to
make the manufacturing switch to motorcycles with larger motors.

3. Prepare four (4) team-building strategies for handling the newly
formed team. Discuss the manner in which the strategies that you have
prepared may positively or negatively affect productivity within the

4. Analyze the role of the project manager that this project would
require. Examine three (3) characteristics of an effective project
manager that are relevant to this particular expansion project. Provide
a rationale for the response.

5. Emphasize the importance of identifying critical path on projects and
the manner in which one would allocate resources to all of the
activities on the critical path.

6. Outline the elements of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and
pricing and costing strategy. Delineate the fundamental ways in which
the project in question is composed.

7. Develop the following using designated project management software
(e.g., Microsoft Project):
a. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
b. Gantt chart
c. Assigned Resources

Attach the project file that contains the items that you have developed.

8. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other
Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Apply the project manager’s critical skills, in terms of project
leadership, team building, time management, conflict management, and
effective communication with executive sponsors, peers, team members,
and project clients.
Evaluate the quality of planning throughout a project’s life cycle.
Construct project schedules using network techniques and reports for
both internal and external presentation.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in project