Module Code: COMP 1009 Module Name: Project Management
Module Learning Outcomes
The following LOs are achieved once you complete this assignment
1) Evaluate the tools and techniques that need to be applied for the effective and successful implementation of an information systems project
2) Appraise the changing social and organisational effects, on both individuals and society as a whole, of
information systems and technology projects
You are encouraged to see the role of a project manager within the broader perspective of
strategic business management, understanding where projects come from and why they are
For the selected project in assignment 1, assume that your scope statement is accepted. Now the
management of Muscat Information Systems LLC (or the organization which you have selected)
has asked you, the project manager, to submit a detail project proposal document for the
selected project. Your project proposal document should be in the form of professionally
complied report of 12 to 14 pages and must include the following tasks.
Task 1: [30 marks]
Requirements Specifications for the selected project and must include the following:
o Functional Requirements
o Resource Requirements &
o Quality Requirements
Task 2: [30 marks]
Compare two Project methodologies and identify the best methodology for the proposed project,
by providing the rationale for selecting a particular methodology. Provide scheduling plan – Work
Breakdown structure-task list for this project (show predecessors and duration of activities
include Gantt chart & Network Analysis Diagram – using any project management tool).
Task 3: [20 marks]
Risk Identification and Mitigation plan – identify any five risk from at least two risk categories.
You can use any of the following techniques to identify the Risks
o SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)
o Scenario planning
o CBR (Case-based reasoning)
Task 4: [20 marks]
Recognize the influence of the selected project on the society/organization. Your discussion can
focus on the following questions: What benefits project can bring to society/organization? Does
the project promote ethical standards?