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ASSESSMENT BRIEF
Subject Code and Title PROJ6000 Principles of Project Management
Assessment Assessment 3 – Visual Presentation: Project
Management Processes, Methodologies and Knowledge Areas
Individual/Group Individual
Length 6 -10 slides
Learning Outcomes Successful completion of this assignment will result in achievement of the following subject learning outcomes:
1. Understand PMBOK knowledge areas and process groups and their role, relevance and impact on project management best practice and PMI’s Code of Ethics.
3. Apply appropriate project management tools and techniques, paying particular attention to risk management.
Submission By 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday End of module 5
Weighting 30%
Total Marks 30 Marks
Context:
Leading organisations across sectors and geographic borders have been steadily embracing project management as a means of controlling spending and improving project results. These, and other desirable outcomes have been achieved through the application of project management methodologies, standards, and maturity models, which has understandably been embraced by many contemporary organisations.
Project managers of course are an integral part of delivering successful projects, and as such, have many responsibilities to discharge throughout a project’s lifecycle.

Instructions:
Create a visual presentation describing the application of effective project management processes, methodologies and knowledge areas. Describe how project management relates to project success/failure and the possible consequences when project management practices are not effectively implemented in projects.
Your presentation will contain 6 – 10 slides using a technology of your choice (e.g. MS PowerPoint or similar). Please follow the presentation guidelines attached as a PDF to this assessment brief.

Output and Submission
Submit your completed assessment by the end of module 5.
Learning Resources
General Guidelines for Successful Presentations.
Project Management Institute (2010). The Value of Project Management. Retrieved from http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Business-Solutions/Value of Project ManagementFINAL.ashx
Project Management Institute (2015). Capturing the Value of Project Management Through Knowledge Transfer. Retrieved from http://www.pmi.org/~/media/pdf/learning/translations/2015/capture-value-knowledge-transfer-uk.ashx
Project Management Institute (n.d.). Real-world risk management. Retrieved from http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Business-Solutions/Risk ManagementFINAL.ashx
Project Management Institute. (2013). A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide) (5th ed.). Newtown Square, PA: PMI.
Project Management Institute. (2017). A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide) (6th ed.). Newtown Square, PA: PMI.
Wysocki, R. K. (2014). Effective project management: Traditional, agile, extreme (7th ed.). Indianapolis, IN: Wiley.
Assessment Criteria
This assessment will be graded using the Learning Rubric below, and is worth 30% of the total for the subject.

Learning Rubrics
Assessment
Attributes Fail
(0-49) Pass
(50-64) Credit
(65-74) Distinction
(75-84) High Distinction
(85-100)
Effective
communication Difficult to understand for audience, no logical/clear structure, poor flow of ideas, no reference to supporting evidence. Information, arguments and evidence are presented in a way that is Information, arguments and evidence are well presented, mostly clear Information, arguments and evidence are very Expertly presented; the presentation is logical, persuasive, and well
30% No effort is made to keep audience engaged, audience cannot follow the line of not always clear and logical. flow of ideas and arguments. well presented, the presentation is logical, clear and well supported by evidence, demonstrating a clear flow of ideas and
reasoning. Attempts are made to keep the audience The audience is mostly engaged, line of supported by evidence. arguments.
Little use of presentation aids, or the engaged, but not always reasoning is easy to Engages and sustains
presentation aids and material used are successful. Line of follow. Engages the audience’s interest in
irrelevant. reasoning is often difficult to follow. Effective use of presentation aids. audience, demonstrates cultural sensitivity. the topic, demonstrates high levels of cultural sensitivity
Presentation aids are used more for effect than relevance.
Knowledge and Limited understanding of required concepts Knowledge or Thorough knowledge or Highly developed A sophisticated
understanding and knowledge. understanding of the field understanding of the field understanding of the understanding of the
40% Key components of the assignment are not or discipline. or discipline/s. Supports personal opinion and field or discipline/s. field or discipline/s.
addressed. Resembles a recall or information substantiated Discriminates Systematically and
summary of key ideas. by evidence from the research/course between assertion of personal opinion and critically discriminates between assertion of
Often conflates/confuses assertion of personal materials. information substantiated by personal opinion and information
opinion with information Demonstrates a capacity robust evidence from substantiated by robust
substantiated by evidence to explain and apply the research/course evidence from the
from the research/course materials. relevant concepts. materials and extended reading. research/course materials and extended reading.
Well demonstrated
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capacity to explain and apply relevant concepts. Mastery of concepts and application to new situations/further learning.
Presentation Aid Little or no evidence of use of resource Presentation slides Presentation slides are Presentation slides Presentation slides are
guidelines in creation of the presentation indicate lack of structured and display are structured and structured and meet all
30% slides. understanding of resource guidelines or understanding and application of resource meet most resource guidelines. resource guidelines.
Understanding of subject matter is not well lack of effort in their guidelines. Clear understanding of
demonstrated. creation.
Subject matter displayed is not always consistent with the oral Understanding of subject matter is well demonstrated. Clear understanding of subject matter is demonstrated.
Content perfectly subject matter is demonstrated.
Content perfectly aligns with the oral
presentation. Most of the content is in alignment with the oral presentation. aligns with the oral presentation. presentation.
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