• Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that addresses the following questions: o What is a project?o What are the basic phases of the project lifecycle and their purposes?o Why is it important for organizations to use project management to accomplish tasks? • Format your paper according to APA standards.
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Learning Team Assignment: Project Planning – Technical Paper
• Prepare a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper that adds to the project begun last week. Check to ensure the project’s triple constrains are still valid. Address the following items in your paper: o Phase I – Update SOWa. • Using the SOW from last week, review and update it based on course material acquired during the last week. Include in the update the SMART requirements for the project. 1) • Identify the specific tasks required to complete each item listed on the SOW. Identify the resources required to accomplish each task.2) o Phase II – Project Schedule and Budget Update b. • Arrange the tasks into a schedule that takes into consideration the required dependencies between tasks. Computerized project management software is required. 1) • Present the schedule in either PERT or Gantt chart format. Identify the critical path through the network. 2) • Review the network results and compare to the project’s triple constraint. Specifically compare the following: 3) o Timing o Budget o Project specifications (scope and SMART)
Individual Assignment: Team Creation Paper
• Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you explain team development techniques. In your paper, include the following items: o Identify how project team members are selected. o Identify team-building strategies. o