Operations and Project Management
|Operations and Project Management (OPM) Operations management deals with approaching day-to-day as well as strategic business issues systematically. Project management deals with planning, organising, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals.|
|Completion of this assignment will address the following assessment criteria:|
|1||Apply each stage of the PLC to a given project, producing necessary supporting documentation for completing the project e.g. a business case, project plan, work breakdown structure.|
|2||Review and critique the effectiveness of the PLC in application to the chosen project using appropriate theories, concepts and models.|
|M3||Analyse the rationale for the project methodologies, tools and leadership within the PLC for the given project.|
|M4||Critically analyse how the use of appropriate theories, concepts and models in the PLC will differentiate between large and small-scale projects.|
|D2||Critically evaluate the PLC through a practical and theoretical exploration of its effectiveness.|
|Task: Apply the Project Life Cycle (PLC) to a given context and review its use in a given project.|
|Title: Implementation of Operations Management – Report of Project Life Cycle of a Specific Project |
Your Report should include:
Stage 1 of Project life cycle – . Examples could include business cases, aims and objectives, tasks and responsibilities in the definition stage of the PLC
Stage 2 of Project life cycle – schedules, budgets and resources in the Planning stage & Gantt Chart, project plan and work breakdown structure.Stage 3 of Project life cycle – Planning, Testing any Management techniques to be used like Taylors Scientific approach, continuous improvement or others.
Stage 4 of Project life cycle – Change, quality and forecasts in the Execution stage of techniques or management principles used in stage 3 of the PLC.
Conclusions – Finally, in your report you should review and critique the effectiveness of the project life cycle in application to your chosen project using appropriate theories, concepts and models.