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The purpose of this assignment is to develop a well-researched project planning document based on the overall parameters of a networking related project, establish an appropriate project management plan, and quality environment required to complete the chosen project. Furthermore, analyse project issues, conduct post-project review and make recommendations for improvements for future projects. It addresses the following learning outcomes:

Demonstrate project leadership skills; identify and assess risk in designing, executing a major project;

Critically reflect on current project management ethics, research, and theory and practice;

Lead and manage projects effectively through planning, leadership, monitoring, teamwork, and global awareness;

  • Project plan, including:

oProject scope

oWork Breakdown Structure (WBS)

oEstimated time-line

oResource needs

oGantt Chart and Network Diagram

oEstimated cost

The project constraints are:

Time: 350 days

Cost: $ 334,400

Quality: Satisfactory

Start Date: 31 / 5/ 2018

Finish Date: 10 / 2 / 2019

Objectives:

  • To establish communication network
  • To accomplish the project constraints
  • Manage the project milestones
  • Minimize the risk impacts
  • Enhance the overall revenue of the ABC Company
  • High bandwidth network
  • Cloud storage
  • Proper communication platform
  • Portal
  • On demand software
  • On demand services
  • Reliability
  • Easy to use
  • Functionality
  • Adaptable
  • compatible

Title

Skills and Capabilities

Project executives

Better decision making

Manager

Manage the project constraints

Business analyst

Analyze the market in efficient manner

Supervisors

Supervise the human labor

Market analyst

Analyze the market

Human Labor

Accomplish operations activities

Network engineer

Establish efficient network

IT technicians

Technical jobs accomplishment

Establish an effective network that can allow the different branches of the organization to communicate with each other and accomplish all the operational activities in an efficient and effective network.

Figure 1: WBS

Source: Created by Author

Task Name

Duration

Start

Finish

Development of the new network for ABC company

350 days

Thu 5/31/18

Wed 10/2/19

   Project Initiation

66 days

Thu 5/31/18

Thu 8/30/18

      Identifying the existing network features

12 days

Thu 5/31/18

Fri 6/15/18

      Analysing the problem with the existing network

10 days

Mon 6/18/18

Fri 6/29/18

      Proposing new network setup

12 days

Mon 7/2/18

Tue 7/17/18

      Analysing the feasibility of the proposed network

7 days

Wed 7/18/18

Thu 7/26/18

      Preparing draft

10 days

Fri 7/27/18

Thu 8/9/18

      Forwarding for the approval

15 days

Fri 8/10/18

Thu 8/30/18

      Milestone 1: proposal approved

0 days

Thu 8/30/18

Thu 8/30/18

   Project planning

54 days

Fri 8/31/18

Wed 11/14/18

      Estimating the budget

7 days

Fri 8/31/18

Mon 9/10/18

      Estimating the schedule

8 days

Tue 9/11/18

Thu 9/20/18

      Identifying key stakeholders

6 days

Fri 9/21/18

Fri 9/28/18

      Providing roles and responsibilities to the stakeholders

9 days

Mon 10/1/18

Thu 10/11/18

      Determining the work breakdown

7 days

Fri 10/12/18

Mon 10/22/18

      Estimating resources

10 days

Tue 10/23/18

Mon 11/5/18

      Identifying suppliers and contractors

7 days

Tue 11/6/18

Wed 11/14/18

      Milestone 2: Completed

0 days

Wed 11/14/18

Wed 11/14/18

   Project execution

135 days

Thu 11/15/18

Wed 5/22/19

      Developing the design of the network

15 days

Thu 11/15/18

Wed 12/5/18

      Establishment of the IT infrastructure

85 days

Thu 12/6/18

Wed 4/3/19

         Routers implementation

10 days

Thu 12/6/18

Wed 12/19/18

         Switches implementation

15 days

Thu 12/20/18

Wed 1/9/19

         LAN connections

15 days

Thu 1/10/19

Wed 1/30/19

         Network configuration

20 days

Thu 1/31/19

Wed 2/27/19

         Providing power supplies

25 days

Thu 2/28/19

Wed 4/3/19

      New systems

15 days

Thu 4/4/19

Wed 4/24/19

      Remote servers

20 days

Thu 4/25/19

Wed 5/22/19

      Milestone 3: Completed

0 days

Wed 5/22/19

Wed 5/22/19

   Project closure

95 days

Thu 5/23/19

Wed 10/2/19

      Post preview documentation

10 days

Thu 5/23/19

Wed 6/5/19

      Lessons gathered

25 days

Thu 6/6/19

Wed 7/10/19

         Issues identified

15 days

Thu 6/6/19

Wed 6/26/19

         Steps or changes taken

10 days

Thu 6/27/19

Wed 7/10/19

      Releasing stakeholders

10 days

Thu 7/11/19

Wed 7/24/19

      Releasing resources

15 days

Thu 7/25/19

Wed 8/14/19

      Stakeholders' sign-off

15 days

Thu 8/15/19

Wed 9/4/19

      Project celebration

20 days

Thu 9/5/19

Wed 10/2/19

      Milestone 4: Completed

0 days

Wed 10/2/19

Wed 10/2/19

Resource Name

Type

Initials

Max. Units

Std. Rate

Project manager

Work

PM

100%

$50.00/hr.

Business analyst

Work

B

100%

$25.00/hr.

Network Engineer

Work

N

100%

$25.00/hr.

Market analyst

Work

M

100%

$25.00/hr.

System Analyst

Work

S

100%

$25.00/hr.

Resource Manager

Work

R

100%

$25.00/hr.

Hardware

Material

H

$10,000.00

Software

Material

S

$10,000.00

IT technicians

Work

I

100%

$0.00/hr.

Figure 2: Gantt chart

(Source: Created by Author)

Task Name

Duration

Resource Names

Cost

Development of the new network for ABC company

350 days

$334,400.00

   Project Initiation

66 days

$39,600.00

      Identifying the existing network features

12 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, System Analyst

$7,200.00

      Analysing the problem with the existing network

10 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, System Analyst

$6,000.00

      Proposing new network setup

12 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, System Analyst

$7,200.00

      Analysing the feasibility of the proposed network

7 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, System Analyst

$4,200.00

      Preparing draft

10 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, System Analyst

$6,000.00

      Forwarding for the approval

15 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, System Analyst

$9,000.00

      Milestone 1: proposal approved

0 days

$0.00

   Project planning

54 days

$64,800.00

      Estimating the budget

7 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$8,400.00

      Estimating the schedule

8 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$9,600.00

      Identifying key stakeholders

6 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$7,200.00

      Providing roles and responsibilities to the stakeholders

9 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$10,800.00

      Determining the work breakdown

7 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$8,400.00

      Estimating resources

10 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$12,000.00

      Identifying suppliers and contractors

7 days

Business analyst, Market analyst, Network Engineer, Project manager, Resource Manager

$8,400.00

      Milestone 2: Completed

0 days

$0.00

   Project execution

135 days

$166,000.00

      Developing the design of the network

15 days

Network Engineer, System Analyst

$6,000.00

      Establishment of the IT infrastructure

85 days

$92,000.00

         Routers implementation

10 days

Network Engineer, Hardware[1], IT technicians

$12,000.00

         Switches implementation

15 days

Network Engineer, Hardware[1], IT technicians

$13,000.00

         LAN connections

15 days

Network Engineer, Hardware[1], IT technicians

$13,000.00

         Network configuration

20 days

Network Engineer, Hardware[1], IT technicians

$14,000.00

         Providing power supplies

25 days

Hardware[1], IT technicians, Project manager, Resource Manager, Software[1], System Analyst

$40,000.00

      New systems

15 days

Hardware[1], IT technicians, Project manager, Resource Manager, Software[1], System Analyst

$32,000.00

      Remote servers

20 days

Hardware[1], IT technicians, Project manager, Resource Manager, Software[1], System Analyst

$36,000.00

      Milestone 3: Completed

0 days

$0.00

   Project closure

95 days

$64,000.00

      Post preview documentation

10 days

Project manager, Resource Manager

$6,000.00

      Lessons gathered

25 days

$22,000.00

         Issues identified

15 days

Business analyst, IT technicians, Project manager, System Analyst

$12,000.00

         Steps or changes taken

10 days

Business analyst, IT technicians, Project manager, System Analyst, Market analyst

$10,000.00

      Releasing stakeholders

10 days

Project manager, Resource Manager

$6,000.00

      Releasing resources

15 days

Project manager, Resource Manager

$9,000.00

      Stakeholders' sign-off

15 days

Project manager, Resource Manager

$9,000.00

      Project celebration

20 days

Project manager, Resource Manager

$12,000.00

      Milestone 4: Completed

0 days

$0.00

Monitoring and auditing phase will be executed separately considering the identification of the changes those might alter the overall output of the project [1]. Thus, the changes will be implemented accordingly to keep in manner to assure that the project delivers the necessary output.

Stakeholder

Roles

Responsibilities

Impact

Interest

Project manager

Manage project

Effectively deliver management

VH

VH

Business analyst

Analyse the business

Efficiently identify the market needs

H

H

Network Engineer

Establish network

Organization accomplished proper communication

M

H

Market analyst

Analyse the market

Efficiently identify the market needs

M

M

System Analyst

Identify system requirements

Develop efficient system

H

H

Resource Manager

Provide resources

Manage resources throughout the project

M

M

IT technicians

Execute technical activities

Deliver efficient network

H

H

Customers

Avail services

Provide feedback

M

M

Stakeholder

Communication medium

Frequency

Project manager

Face to face meetings

Weekly

Business analyst

Conference call, face to face

Monthly

Network Engineer

Conference call, face to face

Weekly

Market analyst

Conference call, face to face

Monthly

System Analyst

face to face [2]

Monthly

Resource Manager

Conference call, face to face

Weekly

IT technicians

face to face

Weekly

Customers

Questionnaires, survey [3]

Twice throughout the project t lifecycle

Risk

Impact

Probability

Mitigation

Cost escalation

H

M

Proper planning

Schedule escalation

H

M

Scheduling tools and techniques such as Gantt chart

Dissatisfied delivery

H

VH

Efficient output [4]

Data breaches

H

M

Secured network

Resource lagging

H

L

Efficient resource management [5]

Code of ethics should be followed by the project manager while making certain decision-making [6]. Proper policies will be needed for the application of the internet. BYOD policies should be implemented, internet access, and authentication are another considerable ethical issues.

The proposed Gantt chart and schedule include all the project phase and the milestones those are necessary for the deployment of the successful project.

After crashing the project value flowing are the constraints using MS project:

Task Name

Duration

Cost

Development of the new network for ABC company

336 days

$328,000.00

   Project Initiation

57 days

$34,200.00

      Identifying the existing network features

12 days

$7,200.00

      Analysing the problem with the existing network

10 days

$6,000.00

      Proposing new network setup

10 days

$6,000.00

      Analysing the feasibility of the proposed network

7 days

$4,200.00

      Preparing draft

10 days

$6,000.00

      Forwarding for the approval

8 days

$4,800.00

      Milestone 1: proposal approved

0 days

$0.00

   Project planning

54 days

$64,800.00

      Estimating the budget

7 days

$8,400.00

      Estimating the schedule

8 days

$9,600.00

      Identifying key stakeholders

6 days

$7,200.00

      Providing roles and responsibilities to the stakeholders

9 days

$10,800.00

      Determining the work breakdown

7 days

$8,400.00

      Estimating resources

10 days

$12,000.00

      Identifying suppliers and contractors

7 days

$8,400.00

      Milestone 2: Completed

0 days

$0.00

   Project execution

130 days

$165,000.00

      Developing the design of the network

15 days

$6,000.00

      Establishment of the IT infrastructure

80 days

$91,000.00

         Routers implementation

10 days

$12,000.00

         Switches implementation

10 days

$12,000.00

         LAN connections

15 days

$13,000.00

         Network configuration

20 days

$14,000.00

         Providing power supplies

25 days

$40,000.00

      New systems

15 days

$32,000.00

      Remote servers

20 days

$36,000.00

      Milestone 3: Completed

0 days

$0.00

   Project closure

95 days

$64,000.00

      Post preview documentation

10 days

$6,000.00

      Lessons gathered

25 days

$22,000.00

         Issues identified

15 days

$12,000.00

         Steps or changes taken

10 days

$10,000.00

      Releasing stakeholders

10 days

$6,000.00

      Releasing resources

15 days

$9,000.00

      Stakeholders' sign-off

15 days

$9,000.00

      Project celebration

20 days

$12,000.00

      Milestone 4: Completed

0 days

$0.00

Resource Name

Signature

Project manager

-

Business analyst [8]

-

Network Engineer

-

Market analyst

-

System Analyst

-

Resource Manager

-

IT technicians [9]

-

  • Proper management technique should be applied
  • Leadership qualities influences the communication [10]
  • Communication gap should be eliminated
  • All the stakeholders must be informed about the progress report of the project [11]

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