Ashford PRM 300 Week 1 Assignment
Project Selection for Learning Activities Interactive[WLO: 3] [CLOs: 2, 3, 4]
Prior to beginning work on this learning activity, review the learning activities and assignments where you will
be working through the project you choose. These are: (1) Week 2 learning activity – Project Planning: Project
Scope Management, (2) Week 3 learning activity Time and Cost Estimation Exercise, and (3) Week 5: Final
Next, read pages 98-102 from Chapter 3 of your text. Additionally, read ProjectLibre—Project Management
Software Alternative to Microsoft Project (https://sourceforge.net/projects/projectlibre/), and watch the
Learn the Basics of ProjectLibre—Your Quick Start to Project Management With ProjectLibre
(https://youtu.be/oiVnWX-J5Mo) video. You will be using this software throughout this course.
Name: Jennifer Lucas
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Over the next five weeks, you will be working on a project of your choice, which will eventually become part of
the Final Paper in which you create a project management life cycle. This week, you are in the project initiation
stage of project management, where you will choose your project and propose it to the class. Come up with a
project idea that you would like to complete during this class. You can start by downloading and completing the
PRM300 Week 1 Project Selection Form Template. In this form, you will identify a clear project name, define
the problem that you are trying to solve as a problem statement, and create a project charter statement.
Additional project selection criteria:
- Your project must last at least two weeks.
- Your project team must have at least five members.
- Your project budget must be at least $5,000.
- Your project must have at least 12 tasks.
Tip: Over the next few weeks, you will be sharing your project with your classmates so make sure you choose
a project that you can both explain to others and break down into manageable tasks and subtasks. For more
information, please review the PRM300 Week 1 Project Selection Form Sample and the Week 1 – Weekly