St. Dismas Assisted Living Facility Project Action Plan -- 3 Essay

683 Words Mar 29th, 2012 3 Pages
1. Draw a Gantt chart for the construction phase of the program. What is the completion date if construction starts in March? What is the completion date of the project if construction is started in November?
If the project is started on March 1st, 2012, the finish date is July 30th, 2013.
For the November start date, the case does not mention exactly what date the project should start but rather mentions that it should start after the elections. We do not have the election date so I will assume a start date of November 14th, 2011, which is a Monday. In this case, the end date of the project would be April 11th, 2013. However, the case states that if the project starts in November, bad weather could affect the outside operations,
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A February start might not cause the 2 months delay, as would a November start. 3. When will the project be completed based on your recommendation?
Start date of January 30th, 2012. The first 45 units would be ready May 23rd, 2013 with the entire project being completed June 27rd, 2013. The Gantt chart displayed in Annex, chart c).

4. Develop a Gantt Chart of the Marketing Plan and Implementation Phase of the Program.
Determine the start date of the Marketing Plan project in order to meet your recommended facility ready for occupancy date?
I will consider the project dates stated in question 3 for this question and also consider that occupancy may begin when the first 45 units are ready, which is May 23rd, 2013. This means that the Marketing Plan and Implementation must be completed by this date. The Marketing
VP states that she needs 5 months lead time for the implementation of the plan and thus, must begin 5 months prior to May 23rd, 2013. With the Gantt chart, found in Annex, chart d), this gives us a start date of September 14th, 2012.
5. What is the next step the team members must take in order to complete their project plans?
The must allocate resources and must compile the different projects into one, making sure that predecessor are accurate in respect to the different phases. Just as the Marketing dates are affected by the Construction dates, Legal