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Introduction

Project management is considered as tool that allows to develop diverse strategies in order to analyse the efficient working. By having an effective consideration of diverse aspects of project management plan the Fletcher Building Limited can have improvement in supply chain management process through application of Flash View and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). It has been witnessed that stakeholders and communication management plan are also critical aspect which allows to have sustainable development. With an assistance of project management the risk evaluation can also be taken into account in more efficient manner. Cost management requirement and various other requirements which is helpful in order to achieve the desired objective of the organization can also be referred significantly.

PART 1

1.1 Project documentation

Fletcher Building Limited is one of leading construction firm in New Zealand and looking forward to have continuous development. It has been witnessed that company is facing issues in terms of supply chain management. In order to have long term development the company is looking forward to have improvement in supply chain management process through application of Flash View and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). In this regard the deliverables of project need to be understand in significant manner (Burke, 2013). Using diverse standards the activities can be accomplished. It includes material, strategy plans, new place, workers, and productive finances keeping in mind the end goal to meet the goal of the business venture.

1.2 Project stakeholders and scope

Project Leader: XYZ

Team members

In present project various team mates and a project manager will be participating so that objective can be accomplished. Diverse members will hold responsibilities according to their skills and needs of organisation.

Finance: 2

Marketing: 2

HR: 2

Operations: 2

Employees: 8

Technical: 2

Total man power

20

Goal statement:

Main goal of this project is to advance the supply chain management.

Problem statement:

Businesses are not having appropriate supply chain which creates issue. It impacts the performance so the advancement in supply chain is essential using diverse methods.  

Timelines

 

Examination

 

Selection of tools

 

Planning of activities

 

Selecting man power

 

Project Scope:

Company can easily improve the supply chain at low cost investment which will also improve the technological productivity.

Project application

 

Improving technological use

 

Improving supplying

 

Monitoring of activities

 

Final review of performance

 

1.3 Issues faced by stakeholders

  • Financial risk
  • Technological application risk
  • Project review issues
  • Human resource management due to lack of knowledge.

1.4 Limitations of project manager responsibility

The project manager is focus on better communication and distribution of responsibility of each and very employees in work place. It is help and decide what type of human resource management is doing work and hire for the job. It includes what type of training will be provided and help to build capacity and improve productivity in organisation. It means the project manager is only accountable of activities within project (Flyvbjerg, 2013). Control over other related activities is not much impressive which can be considered as limitation of responsibility. It is excellent way to build the relationship between each and every employees in organisation. There are some limitation of project manager are as follows:-

Project management is lead to complex project plan and find out that factor, which is give negative impact on the whole project or improve overall development. On the other hand, Alteration to the project planning drawing may necessitate more industrial plant time that can be tolerated. Another limitation can be that project manager cannot have accomplishment of activities on own basis. He/she requires an assistance of other parties or members in significant manner (Kerzner, 2013). The project planning drawing should be very limber and open to the modification and change.

1.5 Aspects to meet organisation objectives

It is necessary for management of Fletcher Building Limited to have consideration of measures that allows to improve performance. Project manager and other authorities can focus on allocation of resources in more efficient manner. It will assist in make sure that goals and objectives are being accomplished. In addition to this, it can be said that continuous monitoring of activities is also essential to refer to advance the supply chain and application of technology (Larson and Gray, 2013). It is also necessary to set out time frame so that activities can be accomplished in desired manner. Roles and responsibilities of each member need to be evaluated in more significant manner for sustainable development.

1.6 Resource required for project completion

In addition to this, it can be said that there are number of resources which need to be referred by management in order to have effective accomplishment of objectives. It is significant to have consideration of resources like human resource, finance, technological sources, etc (Mir and Pinnington, 2014). It means by having an appropriate support of all the factors and allocation of resources the implementation of project activity can be accomplished in desired manner.

1.7 Project Plan

Task Name

Duration

Start

Finish

Predecessors

Initiation phase

6 days

Thu 4/12/18

Thu 4/19/18

 

   Development of business case

1 day

Thu 4/12/18

Thu 4/12/18

 

   Undertaking feasibility

1 day

Fri 4/13/18

Fri 4/13/18

2

   Establishing project charter

1 day

Mon 4/16/18

Mon 4/16/18

3

   Appointing project team

1 day

Tue 4/17/18

Tue 4/17/18

4

   Setting up project office

1 day

Wed 4/18/18

Wed 4/18/18

4,5

   Performing phase review

1 day

Thu 4/19/18

Thu 4/19/18

6

Planning Phase

8 days

Fri 4/20/18

Tue 5/1/18

 

   Creating project plan

1 day

Fri 4/20/18

Fri 4/20/18

6,7

   Creating resource plan

1 day

Mon 4/23/18

Mon 4/23/18

9

   Creating quality plan

1 day

Tue 4/24/18

Tue 4/24/18

9,10

   Creating risk plan

1 day

Wed 4/25/18

Wed 4/25/18

11

   Creating application plan of Flash View

1 day

Thu 4/26/18

Thu 4/26/18

12

   Communication plan

1 day

Fri 4/27/18

Fri 4/27/18

12,13

   Creating application plan for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) 

1 day

Mon 4/30/18

Mon 4/30/18

14

   Performing phase review

1 day

Tue 5/1/18

Tue 5/1/18

15

Execution Phase

1 day

Thu 4/12/18

Thu 4/12/18

 

Time management

1 day

Tue 5/1/18

Tue 5/1/18

15

Risk analysis

1 day

Wed 5/2/18

Wed 5/2/18

15,16

Marketing strategies

1 day

Wed 5/2/18

Wed 5/2/18

18

Quality management

1 day

Thu 5/3/18

Thu 5/3/18

20

Hiring employees

1 day

Fri 5/4/18

Fri 5/4/18

21

Training to employees

1 day

Mon 5/7/18

Mon 5/7/18

21,22

Monitoring

1 day

Tue 5/8/18

Tue 5/8/18

23

By having a detailed consideration of project plan the issues can be overcome in desired manner. Project manager of Fletcher Building Limited can easily analyse the factors which are essential for success of project. With an assistance of this, application of Flash View and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) can be accomplished in desired manner. Also, risk can be measures in critical manner so that objectives can be attained significantly.

1.8 Strategies to manage risk

There are some strategies is to be used to manage risk and improve overall development in plan or improve overall conditions. In this context four most important strategies are as follows:-

  • Avoid it: - In this context, avoid all such kind of problem in internal work place. It is first and for most important part to manage work, with the help of all such kind of activity.
  • Reduce it: - In risk management, to make a complete plan to reduce all such kind of level and improve level of carrying into action (Kerzner, 2013).
  • Transfer it: - In this context, to manage work or familiar with each and every activity with on the job situation. For example, an insurance written agreement is essentially a transfer of hazard from one party to another, with a cost in return.
  • Accept it: - In risk management concept to accept risk. It will be come at a price and manage work (Papke-Shields and Boyer-Wright, 2017). Reduction a risk can involve costly new system of rules or inept processes and powerfulness.

1.9 Steps to develop project budget

Steps

Description

Define labour cost

It is necessary to have effective labour cost by analysing the different factors related to supply chain project.

Potential cost of project

It is necessary evaluate potential cost of technologies like Flash View and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

Estimation of cost project

Decision and detailing of overall cost like resources, etc also need to be understand and estimated (Rieger, Stanley, and Traynor, 2014).

Administration cost decision

Evaluation of cost factor in respect to administrative team is also significant to consider to meet needs.

Finalise cost considering project management software

It is also significant for project manager and concern authorities to have consideration of diverse cost. On the basis of such analysis the allocation of funds to the activities need to be framed in significant manner.

1.10 Project team assistance in planning

It is necessary for management to ensure that every member of team is having an appropriate involvement in terms of project sustainability. Technical team, supply chain management authorities, project manager, assistants in project need to have collective working. It is necessary to ensure about standards of planning and risk so that each member can accomplish their role more effectively (Schwalbe, 2015).

References

  • Burke, R., 2013. Project management: planning and control techniques. New Jersey, USA.
  • Flyvbjerg, B., 2013. From Nobel prize to project management: getting risks right. arXiv preprint arXiv:1302.3642.
  • Kerzner, H., 2013. Project management: a systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Kerzner, H., 2013. Project management: a systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Larson, E. W. and Gray, C., 2013. Project Management: The Managerial Process with MS Project. McGraw-Hill.
  • Mir, F. A. and Pinnington, A. H., 2014. Exploring the value of project management: linking project management performance and project success. International journal of project management. 32(2). pp.202-217.
  • Papke-Shields, K.E. and Boyer-Wright, K.M., 2017. Strategic planning characteristics applied to project management. International Journal of Project Management. 35(2). pp.169-179.
  • Rieger, J.P., Stanley, J. and Traynor, R., 2014. Project planning and management for ecological restoration. Washington, DC: Island Press.

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