PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3, 2019 PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects

PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3, 2019
PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects
Assessment 1 Specification
Individual Assessment (40%)
Due Date: 23:55 AEST Week 9, Friday (24 January, 2020) Length: 2500 – 3000 words (excluding
references and appendix)
Case: Implementing lean project management to build your client’s dream home.
Introduction
You work for a housing builder who constructs homes for clients. You have managed to secure a client
who wants to build with your company. The client has a budget of AUD$500,000 and is looking to build
their new home within the next 12 months. Your task is to ensure you keep this client satisfied by building
the home as per their requirements within the budget and timeline that they have given you.
You are required to propose project management processes that can be used to efficiently manage, build
and deliver the home for your client. You are expected to incorporate lean project management practices to
ensure that you can meet the tight budget and timeline restrictions imposed on you.
This assessment is to be done INDIVIDUALLY. Your tasks:
Answer the following questions:
1/21/2020 [In Process] 53053 – PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3,
https://www.australiabesttutors.com/Recent_Question/53053/PPMP20009-Leading-Lean-Projects-Term-3-2019PPMP20009 3/6
1. Select and explain the project management processes (either from PMBOK or PRINCE2 or a
combination of any best practices you have learned in this unit) that can help you:
a. Finalise the client’s requirements (in terms of scope)
b. Ensure communications with all relevant stakeholders are effective and efficient
c. Manage your subcontractors and vendors successfully
2. Explain how you would implement lean best practices to achieve lean project management for (1a),
(1b) and (1c) above.
Page 1 of 5
PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3, 2019
Marking Criteria:
Your assignment will be assessed on the extent and quality to which it meets each of the following criteria:
No Attributes (%)
1 Correct project management processes are selected and explained in detail for the following:
a) Finalise the client’s requirements (in terms of scope) 6
b) Communications with all relevant stakeholders are effective and efficient 4
c) Subcontractors and vendors are effectively and efficiently managed 6
2 Detailed explanations are provided to achieve lean project management for building the home. (You
need to address for all three areas above – 1a, 1b and 1c)
a) Explain how lean management can be implemented for 1a 6
b) Explain how lean management can be implemented for 1b 6
c) Explain how lean management can be implemented for 1c 8
3 Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and correct APA style referencing 4
Total 40
Reminder:
Assessment Due Date On or before 23:55 hrs AEST Week 9, Friday (24 January, 2020)
Type Individual
Weighting 40%
Important Information
Formatting. The writeup should be presented in 1.5 line spacing, 12 point Times New Roman font.
Answer each question with proper heading (see below):
1a) To finalise the client requirements, several project management processes were used
1b) To effectively and efficiently manage communication with stakeholders
1c)
2a) Lean project management can be achieve for task 1(a) by considering the following aspects ….
PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3, 2019
2b)
2c)
This assessment item involves researching your assigned topic to enhance your understanding of lean
project management concepts and utilisation of academic literature. Whilst you use the recommended
textbooks and lecture materials, you may also refer to relevant peer reviewed, academic journal articles. A
reference list formatted in the prescribed APA style is compulsory.
General Assessment Criteria
Incomprehensible submissions. Assessments provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate their
knowledge and skills to achieve the required standard. To do this, assessment responses need to be both
clear and easy to understand. If not, the University cannot determine that students have demonstrated their
knowledge and skills. Assessments will, therefore, be marked according to the marking criteria
(accompanied by the marking rubric). Failing to meet the requirements may result in 0 (zero) marks where
relevant.
Do not reproduce statements from PMBOK or PRINCE2 or any other references without proper context.
1/21/2020 [In Process] 53053 – PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3,
https://www.australiabesttutors.com/Recent_Question/53053/PPMP20009-Leading-Lean-Projects-Term-3-2019PPMP20009 4/6
Example 1:
Leadership is knowledge, skills, and behavior required to guide, motivate and direct a team to achieve its
business goals (copied from page 56 of PMBOK), as this is considered plagiarism, instead you must show
how you would apply that statement to your case.
Example 2:
PMBOK version 6 constitutes 10 knowledge areas, 5 process groups and 49 process activities or
PRINCE2 consists of 7 Principles, 7 Themes and 7 Processes.
Produce your answers for the case in question. DO NOT write about the theory or explain what PMBOK,
PRINCE2, DMAIC methodology, etc covers. That will not attract any marks. You should demonstrate the
application of the best practices not the theory.
Discuss with your lecturer / tutor if you need help.
Word count limit (excluding references and appendix). Your submission should be made using a Microsoft
WORD document of 2,500 – 3,000 words. Text length less than 2500 words will be penalised by 5% of the
total available marks while text beyond the 3000 word limit will attract a penalty as follows:
· 3001 – 3300 words: 5 marks
· 3301 – 3600 words: 10 marks
PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3, 2019
· more than 3601 words: 15 marks
Late penalty. Late submissions will attract penalties at 5% for each calendar day or part thereof that it is
late of the total available mark for the individual assessment item. This means that, for an assessment
worth 40 marks, the mark that you earn is reduced by 2 marks each calendar day that the assessment is late
(including part-days and weekends). See s4.58 in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education
Coursework).
Check with marking criteria. Before submitting your assignment you should check it against the
assessment criteria and the marking rubric included in this specification to ensure that you have
satisfactorily addressed all the criteria that will be used to mark your assignment.
Academic language. All submissions should be thoroughly proof-read for spelling, typographical or
grammatical errors before being submitted. Do not reply on the ‘spell-check’ function in your word
processing program. If, for example, ‘affect’ is substituted for ‘effect’, your program may not detect the
error.
Academic Integrity
All assignments will be checked for plagiarism (material copied from other students and/or material
copied from other sources) using TurnItIn (TII). If you are found to have plagiarised material or if you
have used someone else’s words without appropriate referencing, you will be penalised for plagiarism
which could result in 0 (zero) marks for the whole assignment. In some circumstances a more severe
penalty may be imposed. The link to the University’s Academic Misconduct Procedures is available in the
unit profile.
Useful information about academic integrity (avoiding plagiarism) can be found at: CQ University
referencing guides https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/services-and-facilities/referencing/cquniversityreferencing-guides
Submission requirements
You will see a link for submission of Assignment 1 in the Dashboard page and also in Week 9 for this unit
in Moodle.
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK AND NOTIFY US IF YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES WITH
THE SUBMISSION LINK FOR ASSESSMENT 1.
No Zipped files. Students must NOT zip the MS Word document or submit it as one single zip/compressed
file.
Page 4 of 5
PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3, 2019
1/21/2020 [In Process] 53053 – PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects Term 3,
https://www.australiabesttutors.com/Recent_Question/53053/PPMP20009-Leading-Lean-Projects-Term-3-2019PPMP20009 5/6
Means of submission. All assignments must be submitted electronically in Moodle. The submission links
can be accessed through the Assessment block on the Moodle unit website. Physical copies/Email
submissions are not accepted.
Auto-submission. Moodle implements an auto-submission process for those items uploaded and left as
drafts before the original deadline. However, any assessments uploaded after the original deadline must be
manually submitted by the students.
Please note that auto-submission process does not work for assessments which have extensions. Autosubmission only works where the original deadline of an assessment has not changed. If you are
submitting after the deadline (original or extended), you must complete the Moodle submission process.
Further details on completing the submission process are available via the ‘Moodle Help for Students’ link
in the SUPPORT block of your Moodle pages.
Warning. Having said that, however, you should not completely rely on Moodle’s auto-submission
functionality because it has not been proved to be reliable in the past. Each student should make sure they
submit their assignment before the deadline by manually clicking on the submission button.
Complete and correct submission. Assignments, once submitted, are FINAL and therefore cannot be
modified. Students bear all the onus to ensure that their submissions are correct (correct files in correct
format) and complete before submitting to Moodle.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *