Course Project Title: Portfolio Management Plan
The Course Project in this class is a Team Assignment
The project for this course is a Portfolio Management Plan for a company of your choice. You may use your own employer or a public company you can research to provide necessary details. To get started you need to know the companyâ€s strategic plan and strategic capacity plan.
Your Portfolio Management Plan should include the following content:
Â· Organizationâ€s strategic plan
Â· Organizationâ€s strategic capacity plan
Â· Portfolio management process
Â· Project selection criteria
Â· Program management plan
Â· Plan to Identify and resolve possible areas/sources of conflict related to cost, schedule, or quality
Â· Change Management Plan: Develop a plan to manage organizational and cultural change and conflict that may occur due to project/program/portfolio implementation
Â· Resource Utilization Plan: Analyze and plan resource utilization to achieve maximum /optimal capacity utilization
Schedule and Grading Rubric
Week 4: Draft is due in class week 4 (45 points)
Week 7: Final Portfolio Management Plan (250 points)
Week 7/8: Presentation (100 points)
Grading Rubric for Draft
Description (draft outlines these sectionsâ€”9 points each)
Â· Organization Strategic Plan
Â· Organization Strategic Capacity Plan
Â· Flow Chart of Portfolio Process
Â· Outline of Project Selection Criteria
Â· Program Management Plan
Grading Rubrics for Paper
Organizationâ€s strategic plan
Overall mission, long-term goals, and principal methods for attaining those goals for the organization
Organizationâ€s strategic capacity plan
How organization matches resource requirements with available resources
Portfolio management process
Overview of the entire PPM process
Project selection criteria
Addresses both qualitative and quantitative criteria for selection
Program management plan
Overall plan for how projects in the program will be managed (especially Quality, Scope, and Schedule)
Plan to Identify and resolve possible areas/sources of conflict related to cost, schedule, or quality
You youâ€ll ensure that your stakeholders will be â€œon the same pageâ€ regarding priorities of cost/schedule/quality among the projects in the portfolio.
Change Management Plan: Develop a plan to manage organizational and cultural change and conflict that may occur due to project/program/ portfolio implementation
NOTE: This is not a scope change management plan but a plan for promoting, communicating, and gaining acceptance of PMO, PPM within the organization.
Resource Utilization Plan:
Analyze and plan resource utilization to achieve maximum /optimal capacity utilization
Contains All Project Portfolio Management Plan Deliverables
Documentation and Formatting
Follows APA guidelines for citing sources. Paper may be in a professional business format, using good design and attractive formatting. Use of tables, graphics, charts, and other PM communication elements are encourage. Paper MUST be in a single MS Word document!
Organization and Cohesiveness
Good flow and clear presentation of the 8 required content Deliverables.
Corrections made as suggested in the first draft and appropriate peer reviewed changes made
A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.
Grading Rubrics for Presentation
Â· All parts of the presentation flow seamlessly from one presenter to the next
All members of the team present equally
Handouts, PowerPoint, Participant, etc. are presented or conducted in an appropriate and professional manner. Includes actions of team members when not presenting.
Presentation is within the 5-10 min time limit
All participants and materials use proper grammar
The presentation will meet or exceed the above guidelines
Â· Papers must 10 to 15 pages in length (this would be roughly 1 page per area included in the report), 10 point font, double-spaced, include a cover page, table of contents, introduction, body of the report, summary or conclusion and works cited.
Â· Even though this is not a scientific-type writing assignment, and is mostly creative in nature, references are still very important. At least 6 authoritative, outside references are required (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable). These should be listed on the last page titled “Works Cited”.
Â· Appropriate citations are required. APA Format
Â· All DeVry University policies are in effect including the plagiarism policy.
Â· Papers are due during Week 7 of this course.
Â· Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q&A Discussion topic.
Â· This paper is worth 250 total points plus 45 points for the rough draft and will be graded on quality of research topic, quality of paper information, use of citations, grammar and sentence structure. (See grading rubrics)
The following are the best practices in preparing this paper.
The purpose of an introduction or opening:
Include in the introduction a reason for the audience to read the paper. Also, include an overview of what you are going to cover in your paper and the importance of the material. (This should include or introduce the questions you are asked to answer on each assignment.)
Additional hints on preparing the best possible project.
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