Critically evaluate the organisational attributes that are integral to the success of a project within an organisational context.

Learning Outcome 1: Assessing Organizational Attributes for Project Success

1a. Critically evaluate key organizational attributes crucial for project success within specific organizational contexts.

1b. Explore how organizations globally prioritize and select projects using industry best practices.

1c. Develop leadership and team-building skills required for effective project management.

1d. Evaluate project planning and scheduling techniques for successful project execution.

Consultancy Report Task for CEO

You are required to deliver a comprehensive 5000-word consultancy report for the CEO of the chosen scenario, focusing on the project. The report should encompass:

A. Project Selection and Portfolio Management:

  • Align project selection with the company`s strategic objectives.
  • Recommend a suitable project selection module and justify the choice critically.
  • Provide insights into effective project portfolio management strategies.

B. The Organizational Context:

  • Establish the strategic alignment between the project and organizational goals.
  • Recommend an appropriate organizational structure to optimize project outcomes, supported by academic literature.

C. Project Governance:

  • Compare and contrast two project management governance frameworks and recommend the most suitable one.
  • Justify the chosen governance framework with academic references and real-world examples.

D. Leadership:

  • Evaluate the pivotal role of project leaders in driving project success, supported by academic literature.
  • Offer recommendations on leveraging project champions and managing their contributions effectively.

E. Advanced Planning and Scheduling:

  • Compare advantages and disadvantages of two project management methodologies and justify the selection of the most suitable one for the scenario.

F. Change Management:

  • Provide guidance on integrating change management processes into the project and engaging stakeholders effectively.
  • Support recommendations with academic literature and references to successful change initiatives.

G. Report Presentation and Self-Evaluation:

  • Ensure the report structure is clear, logical, and professionally presented.
  • Conduct a self-evaluation of each report task using the provided rubric from the marking guide.