Section 4: Plan Budget Management:
Identify Resources, Assign Costs to Resources, Assign Resources to Activities, and Roll-Up Project Baseline
Plan budget management: Document in one to two pages your strategy for developing, managing, and controlling the project budget for your homebuilding project. Feel free to draw upon templates for this purpose by searching external websites you may find. After completing the plan budget management document, perform the following additional
Identify resources and assign costs to resources for the activities and durations identified in Unit III.
Assign resources to activities: Create a budget table as outlined in the Unit IV Lesson that assigned resources and associated costs to activities.
Roll-up project baseline: Calculate the cumulative budget for the activities identified in Unit III. Use this date to create a project budget curve.
Section 5: Plan Communications
Plan communications management: Document in one to two pages your strategy for developing, managing, and controlling project communications for your homebuilding project. Feel free to draw upon templates for this purpose by searching external websites you may find. After completing the communications plan management document, perform the following additional requirements.
Communication plan table: Identify key stakeholders in your homebuilding project. Include project team members, the client, and stakeholders external to the project and their expectations. Populate the communication plan table as presented in the lesson.
Create a diagram/map associating project team members with stakeholders to establish the lines of communication as described in the lesson
Section 6: Plan Project Procurement
Plan project procurement management: Document in one to two pages your strategy for developing, managing, and controlling the project procurement for your homebuilding project. This will involve all third parties involved in the project and will include engagement strategies and contractual policies. Feel free to draw upon templates for this purpose on any external website sources you may find.
Conduct and control procurement: In addition to documenting the strategy for managing procurement, describe how your project will carry out procurements including a make or buy analysis, vendor identification and selection, audit, and other monitoring and control activities. Feel free to use diagrams or tables to explain.
Section 7: Comprehensive Project Plan and Best Practices
The homebuilding project concludes in this assignment with the compiling of all elements of the project plan that you have created in Units I–VI. In this assignment, refer to the scope, schedule, budget, communication, and procurement elements developed in the previous units. After reviewing this material, complete the course project requirements below.
Compile all unit assignment elements created in Units I–VI in a brief summarized form. Make sure you edit the documents for wording and flow, so it appears to be a comprehensive project plan.
Utilize the CSU Online Library, and research best practices for managing resources, risks, as well as engaging stakeholders. Use this information to describe how you will manage these important elements of the project plan when executing your homebuilding project plan.
You should include at least three sources, one of which from the CSU Online Library; you also can use your textbook. This document must be at least two pages.