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TASK ONE – PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
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Student Instructions:
Read the practical instructions provided below. You are required to carry out the exercises and attach any required documentation to this assessment tool. To be deemed satisfactory in this task you must complete all steps outlined below and attach all required evidence to this assessment tool.
Scenario:
For this project, you are to manage a complex project as allocated by your assessor. This is not a technical task, but a fundamental project management task. Information provided for each allocated task will be intentionally limited, and you will need to communicate with your client (assessor) for more information and details on the project.
A general outline of this task is as follows:
You have been requested to implement a new WAN network over a 2 neighbouring building in Sydney CBD. Both building have a dedicated server room with a Linux based server to handle all network traffic. The company occupies 1 floor in building 1 and 2 floors in building 2. They have specified that they would like to have a secure network for the upper management of the company to use (building 1), and a basic client – server network configuration for the remainder of the office space (building 2 – both floors).The offices will be storing all files on their file server via secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and should be able to access the files of other employees but not change/alter them.
Your tasks:
This project requires you to:
1. Gather information on the start-up activities through appropriate information gathering techniques. You should obtain information on the following:
• Key dates
• Activities
• Resources
• Compliance
• Objectives
• Deliverables
• Stakeholders
• Team members
• Establishing the appropriate systems
• Appropriate project management tools used
• Budget
2. Base on the information that you have gathered from the various stakeholders that you have identified complete the following documents and plans for your project:
• Project plan
• Resource plan
• Quality plan
• Financial plan
• Risk plan
• Communications plan
• Training plan
• Disaster recovery plan
3. Coordinate the project implementation through managing integration of project activities, stakeholder output, disagreements and disputes and any change requests, including the change proposal documentation.
4. Actively monitor the project.
5. Arrange project follow-up activities including testing, trialling and/or building requirements
6. Write a project closure report after conducting the post project review and document lessons learned
7. Obtain final project approval from the relevant authorities
8. Review and Update the existing disaster recovery plan, as needed
TASK TWO – WRITTEN REPORT
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Student Instructions:
Read the practical instructions provided below. You are required to carry out the exercises and attach any required documentation to this assessment tool. To be deemed satisfactory in this task you must complete all steps outlined below and attach all required evidence to this assessment tool.
Scenario:
Following on from the completion of Task One, you are to review the projects overall success. You are to this by completing the tasks outlined below:
Your tasks:
1. Did the project result in the benefits defined in your business case?
2. Did it achieve the objectives outlined in terms of reference?
3. Did it operate within the scope of the terms of reference?
4. Did the deliverables meet the criteria defined in the quality plan
5. Was it delivered within the schedule outlined in the project plan
6. Was it delivered with the budget outlined in the financial plan
Submit your report to assessor for review.

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