Project Management Assignment Help

Project Management Assignment Help

Project Management Assignment Help

Assessment 2

Project

The weight of this assessment is 40% of total marks.

Project case study

You will be given a case study to complete this assessment. That is, a product can be returned well before the car it is it reaches the end customer for original equipment manufacturers supplying the automotive industry. Key matric suppliers often use in tracking the performance of their products is, therefore, the number of faulty parts per ppm accruing while the car still has 0 km on the odometer.

Question 1: LO4 (A)

As a project manager of GM Holden 0 km return reduction’ projects an activity sheet by using the following table: (5 marks)

Note: MS word or handwritten methods can be used to develop activity sheet and at least 10 activities should be identified, planned, scheduled and monitored

Activity

Description

Duration

Start Date

Finish Date

Resources

Cost

Predecessor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 2: LO4 (A)                                                                                                             

As a project manager of GM Holden 0 km return reduction’ project’ develop a work break down structure for project scheduling from activity sheet by using bottom approach. (5 marks)

Note: MS word can be used to develop work break down the structure

Question 3 (LO4) (A)

As a project manager of GM Holden o km return reduction project, develop Gantt chart for the project develops Gantt chart for the project. (15 marks)

Question4 LO4) (B)

As a project manager of GM Holden o km return reduction project develops network diagram by using activity sheet, WBS and Gantt chart, as developed in question 2 and 3.

Each component of network diagram should show the name of the activity, number, duration, and predecessors. ( 5 marks)

Question 5 (LO4) (c) ( 10 marks)

As a project manager of GM Holden o km Return Reduction project, run critical path method analysis tool on network diagram to find

A.   each activity duration (D), earliest start, earliest finish, latest start and slack time. (5 marks)

Activity 1

D=    
ES=
EF=
 LS=
LF=
S=

Activity 2

 B. as a project manager of GM  Holden o km Reduction project, determine critical path of the project (5 marks)

Question 6: LO6 (A) ( marks 30)

A. as a project manager of GM Holden o km Return Reduction project, identify potential risks that may occur in this project. ( 10 marks)

At least 5 risks need to be identified

Ref

Description of risk

source

impact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. by using the following matrix grids, evaluates the identified risks in GM Holden o km Return Reduction project. (10 marks)

                                                             Rating for likelihood and seriousness for each risk

L

Rated as low

E

Rated as extreme

M

Rated as medium

NA

Not assessed

H

Rated as high

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade: combined effect of likelihood \ seriousness

 

 

Likelihood

                                                       seriousness

 

Law

Medium

high

extreme

Low

E

D

C

A

Medium

D

C

B

A

high

C

B

A

A

ref

Description of risk

likelihood

seriousness

Grade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. as a project manager of GM Holden o km Return Reduction’ project, develop and apply risk mitigation strategies and monitor their impact.      

Recommended  actions for grades of risk            

Grade

Risk actions

An

Action to reduce the likelihood and seriousness to be identified and implemented as soon as the project commerce

B

Actions to reduce the likelihood and seriousness to be identified and appropriate actions implemented during project execution

C

Actions to reduce the likelihood and seriousness to be identified and cost for possible action if funds permits

D

To be noted- no action is needed unless grading increases over time

E

To be noted- no action is needed unless grading increases over time

      Change to grade since last assessment

new

New risk

 

Grading decreased

 

 

 

Grading increased

ref

description

actions

Responsible department

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 7 ( marks 20)

A. as a project manager of GM Holden o km return reduction project, perform SWOT analysis of your project team in the completion of the project. ( 10 marks)

B. as a project of GM Holden 0 km Return Reduction project draw and earned value graph for time scenario when 50% of the work has been done within 45% of the budget. Consider total budget 100,000 US$ (5 marks)

C. estimate the total cost of the project by using the earned value graph, developed in part A  of question 8. ( marks 5)

Question 8 ( LO6)(A) ( 10 marks)             

A. explain factors that could affect the reliability of silver box. Categories factors according to production, assembly, and production. (5 marks)

B. it is sometimes claimed that increasing reliability beyond levels that have been achieved in the past is likely to be uneconomic, due to the costs of the actions that would be necessary. Present the argument against the belief in the context of the given project case study. (5 marks)

Question 9: LO7 (A) ( marks 15)

A.     as a project manager of GM Holden 0 km Return Reduction project recommend quality assurance and quality control in terms of the production systems. (marks 15)

B. while reviewing, identify which statistical tool would be better placed in identification od quality issues with the GM Holden o km return reduction project. (3 marks)

Question 10: LO7 (B)

A. as a project manager of GM Holden o km return reduction project, suggest ISO standard that can be useful for the continental corporation for developing, manufacturing and assembling of the products. (9 marks)

 B. evaluate key steps that continental should follow while performing quality audit of GM Holden 0 km return reduction project. ( marks 6)

Question 11 LO7 (C) (15 Marks)

A. as a part of a lesson learned report of the GM Holden 0km Return Reduction project, make a diagram that should suggest the cost of quality to the continental corporation in the development of their products. It should include: ( marks 7)

1. failure cost curve
2. prevention cost curve
3. cost of quality curve

B. as a team member of GM Holden 0 km Return Reduction Project analysis pareto chart that is identifying defects in various categories of the “ silver box” and suggest a strategy to reduce internal and external failure costs. (8 marks)

Question 12 LO8 (D)

A. as a project manager of GM Holden o km Return Reduction project suggest step s for data collection that continental needs to follow for effective quality measurements process in the project. (7 marks)

B. as a project team member of GM Holden 0 km return reduction project, compare pereto chart, trend chart and cause and effect diagram and identify the solutions that should lead to the reduction in a number of defects of produced parts. (8 marks

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