Case 1: Handstar, Inc., pp. 30-31
Case 4: John Wiley & Sons, p. 105
Case 6: Launching E-Collar, pp. 184
Hint: Before attempting to complete the project charter, review ALL of your reading assignments. Particularly, make sure to cover the sections below from the HBSP Tutorial:
- Project Management Overview
- What is project management?
- Why is it important?
- What is the process?
- Overlapping tasks and activities
Identifying Project Needs and Objectives
- Uncover the root of the problem
- Brainstorm alternatives
- Key idea: define project objectives
- Align objectives
Understanding Competing Demands and “Scope Creep”
- Balance competing demands
- Activity: juggling demands
- Beware of “scope creep”
- Activity: managing scope creep
Defining Roles and Responsibilities
- Project sponsor
- Project manager
- Leadership insight: clarify roles
- Project team leader
- Project team members
- Project stakeholders
Creating a Project Charter
- Elements of a project charter
- The value of a project charter
- Communicating the project charter
Note that you may not have complete information about the project and/or the organization. You are welcome to use the free web to find additional information or stretch your imagination. When complete information is not available, it is okay to make assumptions. You can always revise these assumptions when more information becomes available. In other words, some of your information may be fictional.