In our project management simulation, we were tasked with developing an upgraded website for Hugh Jass Burgers. The image above represents the Project Kick-off Slide – a backdrop for a 1-minute presentation that I led to generated excitement in my development team and simulated stakeholders. During the 4-week period, I led two development teams in responding to various scenarios on a task-oriented basis.
Initial Deliverables: Project Task List and Contingency Plan
My development teams and I generated a project task list. I then prioritized the list and bolded the content that I believed was possible to produce in the given timeframe. The unbolded items remained as stretch goals. I also created the following contingency plan and reflection to update my “manager” – the class instructor:
Intermediate Deliverables: Project Status Updates
The following documents are what were delivered throughout the course of the project. It was my responsibility as project manager to update my superior (the instructor) of the current status of the project. During these weeks, our team was forced to deal with simulated scenarios – forcing us to communicate and respond quickly.
Final Deliverables: Presentation and Reflection
Upon completion of the simulated project, I was required to give a presentation on the scenarios we encountered and our methods of response. In 2 minutes, I did so in the presentation represented below: