Project Plan – Teamwork GROUP ASSIGNMENT
Submit your completed Project Plan Assessment to the blackboard under the Assessment Folder. One student must submit Project Plan Assessment power point slides on the behalf of the group to the Blackboard via the Turnitin. Each group member must submit 4 self-peer evaluation forms under his/her account to the blackboard. These forms can be submitted to the blackboard
Please note that due to Covid-19 impacts, the assessment schedule in the Assessment schedule table (Please check the unit outline) has been modified. Therefore, this assessment is worth now 40% of your final grade.
Presentation Standard – Power Point Slides
The Project Plan Assessment PowerPoint slides (Worth 30 %) (Please use the following headings for your power point slides)
Case study – SPF Company LTD
SPF is a substantial Western Australian recycling business. It has experienced strong growth for several years and has projected growth of 40% pa revenues for each of the next 5 years. Last year the business had revenues of $180 Million. The SPF business has 5 branches scattered throughout the Perth city with total annual rental of $1.1 Million. A preliminary plan has been developed to improve efficiency and productivity to allow for continued growth. This project plan will target the following United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development (SD) 11, 12, 13, and 15, also 7. Please make sure to consider them in your design and discuss in your presentation how to target each goal UNSD.
Currently SPF asked you to perform the following:
Peer reflection (Worth 10%)
Each Peer should submit the following to the blackboard:
This assessment is targeting the following Curtin’s Graduate Attributes:
This evaluation is designed to encourage you to think about and understand how well you and your pair performed the team activity in order for you to develop these important skills.
Research indicates that students who reflect on their performance have more control over future performance of targeted skill(s), are better able to articulate their progress and demonstrate increased self-confidence in a range of situations.
The 10 marks will be allocated as follows:
(from the group member’s evaluations) 3 marks
Note: the lecturer mark is where the lecturer can reward effort, contribution, and leadership capacity on an individualised basis, however, all students have the capacity to receive full marks on this component of the assessment if s/he has proved a superior contribution to the group functioning.
As this is an assessable task you need to understand/follow the instructions:
Team working Skills – Tracking individual workload Assessment
Self/Peer Evaluation Schedule (A)
Note to students: – Bullet points in the first column should be answered in terms of … “What did I do ….?”
|Aspects of Team Working||Self-Reflective Comments for: ______________________________ (write your name here) Student ID: _________________________________________________|
|Individual Roles and Responsibilities What roles/activities did you undertake in this assignment? (e.g., researcher, editor, sequencing data, draft writer, collation of materials)Explain how your contribution to the group made a difference to the final product?|
|Generating and Creating Ideas/Strategies Did I contribute original/new ideas? Cite examples.Synergy – How well did I build on the ideas of others to produce a superior outcome? Cite examples.|
|Research Did I undertake an equal share?Was my information accurate and in my own words/not plagiarised directly off the web?Was my information up to date? -from credible sources eg journals, texts, conference papers etc?|
|Collegiality What did I do to support our discussions positively?What did I do to mediate potential conflict? What is your attitude to working with your partner? Has it been OK, if not, why not? and what have you done about it?|
|Organisational skills: Did I make it to all team meetings on time?What are my time management skills like?How well did I work to the timeline? – did you get your materials to each other on time? – did you make it to the meetings on time? etc|
|Final Outcome/Product Discuss how your contribution increased the quality of the final assignment.How relevant is your assignment to real life?|
|Self-reflection comments: What did I learn from this group activity (in terms of the process of working in teams – not content/information)? What would I need to change for further develop about how I worked with my partner in order to make future team activities more successful?List 3 strengths you have in team working and 2 weaknesses that you need to continue to improve.|
Professional Skill – Team Working
Self/Peer Evaluation Schedule (B)
|Aspects of Team Working||Peer-Reflective Comments for: ______________________________ (write your partner’s name here) Student ID: _________________________________________________|
|Individual Roles and Responsibilities What roles/activities did she/he undertake in this assignment? (eg, researcher, editor, sequencing data, draft writer, collation of materials)Explain how his/her contribution to the group made a difference to the final product?|
|Generating and Creating Ideas/Strategies Did he/she contribute original/new ideas? Cite examples.Synergy – How well did he/she build on your ideas to produce a superior outcome? Cite examples.|
|Research Did he/she undertake an equal share?Was his/her information accurate and paraphrased/not plagiarised directly off the web?Was his/her information up to date? -from credible sources e.g. journals, texts, conference papers etc?|
|Collegiality What did he/she do to support our discussions positively?What did he/she do to mediate potential conflict? What is your attitude to working with your partner? Has it been OK, if not, why not? and what have you done about it?|
|Organisational skills: Did he/she make it to all team meetings on time?What are his/her time management skills like?How well did he/she work to the timeline? – were material received on time? – did he/she make it to the meetings on time? etc|
|Final Outcome/Product Discuss how his/her contribution increased the quality of the final assignment.|
|Other comments about your partner: List 3 strengths and 2 weaknesses that you have identified in your partner from this team working assignment.|