Task 2.2 : Read the Case and Assumptions (1 mark)
A philanthropist has decided to renovate and equip state-of-the-art buildings near a university campus in the following areas: For Melbourne students: Building located on Little Collins Street in Melbourne CBD For Sydney students: Building located on Riley Street off Oxford Street in Darlinghurst For Brisbane students: Building on Albert Street in Brisbane CBD For Port Macquarie students: Building on Major Innes Road in Port Macquarie For Online students: Building is along Estella Road, Estella (Wagga Wagga)
This person, who wishes to remain anonymous is planning to give an entire building space for the purpose of university students’ accommodation and related amenities which will include a dining café, recreation area, library, mini-theatre, underground multi-level secure bicycle and car park, gym and indoor pool. There is also a floor dedicated to health and beauty services, medical & dental clinic and a multi-faith prayer room and counselling services. These amenities and space is available to all 500 resident students only.
A building next door which is accessible to the public includes a supermarket, pharmacy, a newsagent, an event hall and a 24-hour restaurant. Public bus services and taxis are available easily outside the building.
For the project this session, your focus is on developing a system for entry-exit into the 24-hour dining café which serves a number of cuisines round the clock. All food and drink is included in the annual residential fee. However, for kitchen control purposes, a recording system of some sort is required and this is part of the task.
The project also seeks to poll residents the type of cuisines they want so that an appropriate changeover can happen in the next quarter. For the purposes of this assignment if you do not want to name the cuisines – you may use Cuisine A, Cuisine B and so on. It can be provisioned in a multi-caterer environment or a single contractor environment. You will need to plan how to roll out services of this dining café starting January 2020.
Unfortunately, a previous company running this project has gone bankrupt and this project is now abandoned. All their company executives and ex-employees are no longer around. Here are some of the conditions that they have worked upon which your team must continue to honour due to contractual obligations with the university.
- The café is to be operated by four big food providers:
Australia Fried Chicken (serving fried chicken, chips and salad) SandwichWay (serving open sandwich with a multitude of add-ons) Hungry Kebabs (serving kebabs and meat platters)
Rice, Lentils & Curries (serving savory food from the Asian sub-continent)
- All outlets will have to be open 24 hours, 7 days per week. However, menu may vary after hours.
- All food and drinks are included in the annual residence charge. There is not to be any financial exchange. No takeaways are allowed. Guests may be permitted into the café area if accompanied by a resident student.
Task 2.3 : Project Charter
The previous company has written up a partial Project Charter for this project. Please feel free to change or it (except items of contractual obligations mentioned above). There are mistakes which you should also correct. These mistakes are written in by a previous team member that did not pass Project Management. This sort of work mistake happens in the industry very often.
For this task, you do not have to fill in the sections that has a strikethrough. They are important but are not evaluated in this section of your assignment.
Enter in the Journal, all sections with a reference.
184.108.40.206 Just the answer. Do not include question.
220.127.116.11 Just the answer. Do not include question.
and so on.
Unnumbered sections are displayed to show you the document as a whole but you are not required to complete them in this assignment.
The entire Project Charter is displayed but sections of this are reserved for future assessment items. It is provided to you in full so you can view the other sections ahead.
University Café Control System (UCCS) Contract 2019-07
2.3.1 PROJECT INFORMATION
18.104.22.168 Sponsor Name & Title
22.214.171.124 Sponsor Contact Information
126.96.36.199 Project Manager Name
188.8.131.52 Project Manager Contact Information
Project Charter Version
(Draft, Signed, Revised etc.)
University Café Control System
Student Services Unit
The Project Charter documents the formal conversation between the Project Sponsor and the Project Manager/Team Leader, including identifying metrics of success for the project. Once approved, the Project Charter communicates the current agreement between the Project Sponsor and the Project Team throughout the lifecycle of a project. The Charter provides a high-level overview of the project including the definition of project success, and project resource (people and funds) requirements. Requests and additions to the project scope are considered “out-of-scope” for the current project. When a scope change is required, document a change request that includes an impact analysis of project cost, resources, schedule, and risk. The Project Sponsor then formally approves the scope change request. The project manager will retain additional documents that provide detail on the management of the project, including a communications plan, an issues log, a risk log, a change management plan, a budget, and a work schedule.
REVIEW & APPROVAL
(The Project Sponsor’s signature indicates approval of the Project Charter and acceptance of the Sponsor’s responsibilities identified in the Project Charter. The Project Sponsor’s signature also authorizes the Project Manager and Team to use the identified resources to proceed with the detailed planning and execution of the project, using this charter as guide.)
Project Sponsor(s) Name
2.3.2 PURPOSE & GOALS
(Describe the current challenges and opportunities that the project is addressing. In your response, please be sure to answer the following four questions:
· What problems will be addressed by the project?
· What goals will be achieved by the project?
· What benefits will the project deliver and which constituencies will receive these benefits?
· How does the project align with the strategic priorities of the campus, college, school, or unit?)
(Describe the scope of the project. The scope defines the boundaries where the project begins and ends. The scope describes what will be delivered including where, when, and how. It describes the services, functions, systems, solutions, or tangible products that are approved by the Sponsor(s) to be created during the course of the project, as well as the business process impacts.
2.3.4 OUT OF SCOPE
(List any deliverables including services, functions, systems, solutions, or tangible products that the sponsor has determined to be outside of the project’s scope. It may include specific deliverables to be created during a future project.)
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