This week’s assignment requires you to apply some of the theories you have learned so far and apply them to a real-world scenario. Successful completion of this activity needs to demonstrate that you can go beyond defining project management-related terms and map them to a given concept. You will research a project of your choice and identify some of the terms and concepts in that project. Instructions: • Research an article or a report describing a project that interests you. • Provide an overview of the project. • Explain various components of the project, including: • What qualifies your chosen pro

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 pm EST day of Unit 2 Points: 100 Overview: This week’s assignment requires you to apply some of the theories you have learned so far and apply them to a real-world scenario. Successful completion of this activity needs to demonstrate that you can go beyond defining project management-related terms and map them to a given concept. You will research a project of your choice and identify some of the terms and concepts in that project. Instructions:

• Research an article or a report describing a project that interests you. • Provide an overview of the project. • Explain various components of the project, including:

• What qualifies your chosen project as a “project” • Project objective(s) • Project manager’s role • Project sponsor’s role • Project team member’s role • Project scope • Project risk/uncertainty • Project outcome(s) • Lessons learned

Requirements: • Submit a Word document in APA format. • It should be no more than 4 pages excluding the title and reference pages. • Reference your article including the URL and at least two other sources.

Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.

BUS530 – Project Managment

Project Management Terms and Concepts

Evaluation Rubric for Project Management Terms and Concepts Assignment

Criteria Exemplary Proficient Needs Improvement

Deficient

20 points

0 – 11 points

Project Overview

Project overview summarizes the project details.

n/a n/a Project overview is missing or does not provide an adequate summary.

40 points 32 – 39 points 24 – 31 points 0 – 23 points

Project Components

All required components addressed in full detail.

All required components addressed; missing some detail(s).

Most required components addressed.

Some or no requirement components addressed.

10 points

0 points Length No more than 4

pages. n/a n/a More than 4

pages. 10 points 0 – 5 points

Reference Materials

At least 3 references including the project article with URL.

n/a n/a Less than 3 references or the project article is missing or the URL for the project article is missing.

20 points 16 – 19 points 12 – 15 points 0 – 11 points Clear and

Professional Writing and APA Format

Writing and format are clear, professional, APA compliant and error free.

Few errors that do not impede professional presentation.

Significant errors that do not impede professional presentation.

Errors impede professional presentation; guidelines not followed.