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Practical: Assignment: - Project Approach To Management
NAME & SURNAME:
Corpro Assessment Guidelines for Project Approach to Management:
The Project Approach to Management manual is aligned with the Unit Standard: 120372 – Explain fundamentals of project management on NQF 4 and 5 credits.
The formative assessment is conducted during the training session through exercises, group discussions and presentations with a weight of 10%.
The summative assessment for the Portfolio of Evidence will be based on the submission of the following documents:
The Knowledge Questionnaire (Part 1 and 2) with a 60% weight
The Practical Assignment: Project Proposal, Class Presentation and Support Documentation with a 30% weight
The decision for competency will be based on the assessment of all the evidence.
Notes for Practical Assignment: (Total Marks 100) (Weight of 30%)
The Project Proposal and Class Presentation (Total Marks: 80)
The Support Documentation on templates provided (Total Marks 20)
The assignment must consist of a realistic project scenario in your field of work.
The length should not be less than 10 typed pages, 12 font size, 1.5 spacing.
All financial and PERT calculations should be submitted as support documentation.
The use of the Navigator must guide the process.
The proposal should include at least (Total Marks: 70):
Scope of Work
Major Activities and Activity Network (See template below: Appendix C)
Budget and Cost Analysis
Risks and Consequences
The Class Presentation (Slides) on template provided (Total Marks: 10)
The Support Documentation on templates provided (Total Marks: 20)
Communication Plan (Compulsory) (See template below: Appendix A)
Risk Management Plan (Compulsory) (See template below: Appendix B)
PERT preparations (Optional)
Annual Cash Flow calculations (Optional and where applicable)
The assignment be submitted in Word by using the template provided:
05 march 2015
HUMAN SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT
Dear Mr Riba(The general manager)
BUILDING A HOUSE
The purpose of this document is to obtain the mandate from the department to construct a four room house residential building which include two bedrooms, one kitchen, sitting room and a bathroom set. This house is design to create a soothing environment bringing the comfort for people in the informal settlement.
Living in an unsecure structure under worse weather conditions.
There is no privacy because the shack is small and not divided.
The area is not developed and no water and sanitation.
The area is not conducive for the children, is dusty
Speciality in great outcomes
. to obtain a building mandate within 30 working days
. to obtain funding to kick start the building of the house
. to obtain a building plan within two weeks
Potential Scope of Work
. This scope of work will show the construction of the buildings together with the floor plan.
. The construction of this house will start and finish within 86 days should we get the mandate.
. It will also show the cost of material including the payment of workers at the cost of R345 730,00.
Victor Khanye LM
Department of HM(Mr, S Riba)
Sub-Project Structure (Manager)
The following activities is indicating the critical path:
obtain house plan
putting window and door frames
Due to the nature of the project our fees are quoted as follow (excluding VAT):
R 14 250,00
R 25 750,00
Store and stock
R 155 350,00
R 5 200,00
Land and buildings
R 2 500,00
R 22 500,00
R 345 730,00
Note 1: NPV = R ___________ PI = ________ IRR = ____________ PB = ______
Note 2: The following are key Financial Benefits of the budget analysis:
The fees exclude the following:
. erecting of a wall fence
Municipality will increase its collection of revenue by R1440 pa.
Eskom will sell more electricity by at least 0.2%
Local business will have an extra client
Suppliers of building materials will also benefit
Skills transfer through employment
Risk and Consequences
Based on the SWOT and PEST analysis the following major Risk and Consequences were identified:
Low management of sub-contractors
.Could result in workers being negligence
.Could lead to a causation of injuries
.Could cause delays to the entire project
Incomplete or in accurate cost estimate
.Could bring the project to a stand still
.Workers might not get their salaries as agreed
.Shortage of materials on site
Lack of competency of sub-contractors
.Increases the cost
.Delays the project
Variations by client
.It bring the project on hold
.It affects the budget
It affects the initial schedule
Tight project schedule
Putting workers under pressure.
Could cause negligence
Could lead to injuries
We only start implementation of the construction of a house, once the written mandate for the proposal is accepted.
The required mandate is for the building and completion of the house in 86 days within in a budget of R 345 730, 00
We will require full participation of all stakeholders and acceptance of the following risks and consequences:
Safety related risk.
Low management of sub-contractors could lead to negligence
General safety accidents occurrence could lead to injuries.
Tight project schedule put people under pressure.
Quality related risks.
Incomplete or in accurate cost estimate could cause the project fail.
Lack of competency of sub-contractors compromises quality.
In adequate programme scheduling delay the construction progress.
Cost related risk.
Price inflation of construction material could lead to shortage of money to complete the project.
Variations by client causes additional costs.
Thank you for the opportunity to submit this proposal. Feel free to discuss any details of the proposal with me.
Our commitment is still that if the client is not satisfied, no invoice will be provided.
We would be proud to be associated with your organization and look forward to your favorable response.
Mr. S. Riba
Department of HS
Response to communication
Department of Human Settlement
Every 7 days
In writing, emails, meetings and phone call
In writing, emails, meetings and phone calls
Specifications and orders.
As and when required
Status of financial report
Record of labour, skills development and remunerations
Report on status of project
Report to the technical team
Department of Labour
Labour Relations Act.
As and when need arise.
Risk Management Plan:
Falling to the trench
Injury or death of a person
Barricade the area
A guy felt in a small hole during foundation.
Falling from the scaffolding
Tied the people working on heights.
A guy was injured in Mpumalanga while building RDP houses
Too much rain or bad weather
Delaying and unable to finish on the NTE
Work more on good weather conditions
The SA weather cautioned us about too much rain and dust on 2015
Phuti Makua (PROJECT MANANGER)
Strikes from the employees.
Delaying the project not to finish on the NTE
Keep our employees happy and getting the right suppliers
On our previous building project we had delays due to a strike from the local community.
Phuthi Makua; Municipality and Suppliers
Depending on one funder
Not getting material on site in time
Getting more than one funder.
Being dropped by the funder before.
Simon Masombuka (MARKETING MANANGER)
Fall into uncovered trenches
Safety induction before work
Appendix C: Draw the Activity Network
Risk Manage Risk Management Plan:
Practical Assignment: Assessment Mark Sheet PAM:
NAME & SURNAME
Major Activities & Activity Network
Budget & Cost Analysis
Overall: logical flow, grammar, length
Class Presentation (Slides)
Sub Total A:
B. Support Documentation:
Risk Management Plan
Sub Total B:
Overall: logical flow, grammar, len