- Project plans outline the intended course of events; however, things don’t always happen as intended. Organizations need to consider risks and develop a contingency plan. This plan is typically presented to management.
Add the following 2 columns to the project plan table you created in Wk 4 – Apply: Project Plan:
- Potential Risk Factors
- Contingency Plans
- Based on your prior research, determine potential risk factors for not meeting each of the project objectives. Develop a contingency plan for each of the potential risks. Add the potential risks and contingency plan to your Wk 4 – Apply: Project Plan.
Use Microsoft PowerPoint® , Prezi® , or another software to create a 12- to 14-slide executive presentation—with appropriate images and diagrams—that summarizes the following information:
- The organization’s information presented in Wk 1
- SWOT analysis and market trend research
- Project objectives
- How success will be measured
- The value this project will bring to the organization
- Project metrics
- Responsible parties
- Potential risk factors
- Contingency plans
- Remember the Cover slide, Question slide, and Reference slide are not part of the assignment slide count.
Include detailed speaker notes within the presentation. Convert the speaker notes to a Microsoft Word document and add it to the citations slide.
Note: Review the Strategic Management- 8 Most Popular Cases located in the Course Resources folder at the top of course.
Cite all sources according to APA guidelines. Be sure to include both in-text citations and a Reference page.
You will submit 2 different deliverables:
- Updated project plan with potential risk factors and a contingency plan
- Executive presentation with detailed speaker notes as a Word document within the presentation
- Submit your assignment.