||Assignment Type: Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 2–6 pages
You have been asked to be the project manager for the development of
an information technology (IT) project. The system to be developed will allow a
large company to coordinate and maintain its records of the professional
development of its employees. The company has over 30,000 employees, who are
located in four sites: Florida, Colorado, Illinois, and Texas. The system must
allow employees to locate and schedule professional-development activities that
are relevant to their positions. Sophisticated search capabilities are required,
and the ability to add scheduled events to the employees' calendars is desired.
The system needs to support social networking, which will allow employees to
determine who is attending various conferences and events. This will promote the
fostering of relationships and ensure that the company has representation at
Once an activity has been completed, employees will use the system to submit
the documentation. The system should support notifications, which will allow
managers to receive notice whenever their direct reports have submitted
documentation. The system should also notify employees if their deadline to
complete professional-development requirement is approaching and it has not yet
- Project charter: Using the above scenario,
develop a project charter. Include the problem statement, justification for the
project, and how the project will be measured for success.
- Stakeholders: Identify the stakeholders, their roles, and
the influence level that they will have on the outcome of the project. Identify
the project sponsor.