Project Management (COMP 1009)-SPRING-2020-CW1(Assignment1)-All-QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 1 of 9 Instructions to Student
Answer all questions. Deadline of submission: 10/06/2020 23:59 The marks received on the assignment will be scaled down to the actual weightage of the assignment which is 50 marks Formative feedback on the complete assignment draft will be provided if the draft is submitted at least 10 days before the final submission date. Feedback after final evaluation will be provided by 24/06/2020
Module Learning Outcomes The following LOs are achieved once you complete this assignment 1) Adapt to a developing business environment and be able to manage and implement change towards strategic objectives while critically evaluating the quality of their contribution 2) Assess key aspects of a given computer-related project within the scope of the indicative content Assignment Objective You are encouraged to see the role of a project manager within the broader perspective of strategic business management, understanding where projects come from and why they are selected. Assignment Task Read the following tasks, understand and present your response in a document not more than 12 to 14 pages. Assume that you are a project manager in Muscat Information Systems LLC which is located in KOM. Muscat Information Systems LLC undertakes projects based on specific client requirements. These projects typically include development of: Transaction Processing Systems Business Intelligence Systems Management information Systems HR Systems Hospital Management Systems Banking Information Systems
Inventory Management Systems
Knowledge Management Systems
Logistic Management software
` IN SEMESTER INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT Module Code: COMP 1009 Module Name: Project Management Level: 6 Max. Marks: 100 Project Management (COMP 1009)-SPRING-2020-CW1(Assignment1)-All-QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 2 of 9 Choose any one of the above or any other systems development project or a research based project of your liking (if you are choosing any other system/project, prior approval from your faculty need to be taken) which you would like to head and complete the tasks given:
Submit a work proposal for this assignment or before 06/05/2020, 23:59 which must include:
Understanding of deliverables – a detail description of deliverables. General overview of proposed plan – initial understanding of solution to task2. Timeline for completion of the given tasks.
The work proposal must be submitted in a word file through the link available in Moodle.
Task 2. : Write the scope statement for the selected project.
You can read a research paper “Significance of Scope in Project Success” by Muhammad Nabeel Mirza, available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221201731300234X, and an article “Improve Project Success with Better Scope Management” by Avneet Mathur, available at https://www.projectsmart.co.uk/pdf/improve-project-success-with-better-scopemanagement.pdf, which highlights the key aspects needed to consider while capturing the scope of the project. Note: It is very important that you consider and completely mention the factors needed to write scope statement. The above links can help you to identify the factors needed to write the scope statement. Marks will be awarded for writing in detail factors needed for writing the scope statement, minimum four factors expected [10 x 4 = 40marks]. Scope statement by itself have 10 marks. Task 3: (40 marks) For the project selected in task 2 conduct a feasibility study – Technical, Operational and Economical feasibility studies, to access whether this project can be taken up or not. Project Management (COMP 1009)-SPRING-2020-CW1(Assignment1)-All-QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 3 of 9 Rules & Regulations:
All resources should be cited using CU Harvard style. The final assignment must have a Title page, Table of Contents, References/ bibliography using CU Harvard Style and page numbers. Title Page must have Assignment Name, Module name, Session, your name, ID, and the name of the faculty. Softcopy in word format is to be submitted through Turnitin link on Moodle. Viva will be conducted after the assignment submission as per the dates informed earlier. If needed VIVA will be conducted using MS TEAMS
Assignment must be computer typed.
Font – Times New Roman Font – Style – Regular Font – Size – 12 Heading should be with Font Size 14, Bold, Capital and Underline. Avoid Wikis’ as references.
Explain with suitable diagrams wherever required. Diagrams must be drawn using suitable software or by pencil. Each student has to do the assignment individually You can refer books in eLibrary or use internet resource. But you should not cut and paste material from internet nor provide photocopied material from books. The assignment answers should be in your own words after understanding the matter from the above resources.
Important Policies to be followed 1. Student Academic Integrity Policy*: MEC upholds the spirit of academic integrity in all forms of academic work and any form of violation of academic integrity shall invite severe penalty. Any benefit obtained by indulging in the act of violation of academic integrity shall be cancelled. All cases of violation of academic integrity on the part of the student shall fall under any of the below mentioned categories: 1. Plagiarism 2. Malpractice 3. Ghost Writing 4. Collusion 5. Other cases Project Management (COMP 1009)-SPRING-2020-CW1(Assignment1)-All-QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 4 of 9 If the student fails a module and has a proven case of academic integrity violation in this module, the student is required to re-register the module. This is applicable to first and second offenders of plagiarism. 1. Plagiarism A. First offence of plagiarism I. If a student is caught first time in an act of plagiarism during his/her course of study in any assignment other than project work, the student will be allowed to re-submit the assignment once, within a maximum period of one week. However, a penalty of deduction of 25% of the marks obtained for the resubmitted work will be imposed.