Unit 5: Emerging Issues in Project Management and Final Reflection
•Part 1: Business Case Presentation (2,500 words)
•Part 2: Critical Review of a Current Debate in Project Management Literature (1,000 words)
Part 1: Business Case Presentation (Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation) – 2500 words
•Using this foundation work, develop the following in a single PowerPoint document. Your PowerPoint slides can contain notes if needed. These entries include:
•Unit 1 Shared Activity: A definition of the project scope, aims and objectives (1–2 PowerPoint slides)
•Unit 2 Shared Activity: An analysis of stakeholder groups, stakeholder issues and stakeholder management strategies (2–3 PowerPoint slides) and an analysis of risks involved in the project and proposed risk mitigation strategies (1–2 PowerPoint slides)
•Unit 4 Shared Activity: An analysis of project tasks and phases using key project management planning tools (2–4 PowerPoint slides) and a budget template and key performance indicators that could be used to monitor the project’s performance (2–3 PowerPoint slides)
•Add a final 1- to 2-slide summary of what you have learned from completing your Shared Activity entries, highlighting specific attributes that would help in securing funding for your project plan.
•Export your PowerPoint slides as images and import them in to your Unit 5 Project Word document.
Part 2: Critical Review of a Current Debate in Project Management Literature (1000 words)
•Select a current debate in project management literature.
•Search the Internet and University of Roehampton Library and identify a relevant article about a current debate in the project management literature.
To complete Unit 5 Project Part 2:
•Compose an essay of approximately 1,000 words that includes: •An introductory paragraph identifying the current debate you selected and why it interests you.
•A section critically reviewing the debate as presented in the article.
•A conclusion explaining how you think the current debate could be resolved in the future.
•References in Harvard Format.
•Paste your essay into your Unit 5 Project Word document after the PowerPoint slide images of Part 1.
Examples of current debates in project management you might address are found in readings throughout the unit. Some of these include:
•Projects as a temporary organisation
•Stakeholder involvement in project management
•Impact of organisational structure and/or culture on projects
•Project risk drivers
•Project planning tools
Your total submission for Part 1 and Part 2 should be approximately 3,500 words in length.