Mattala International Airport Assignment

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Assignment 1 - Critical Evaluation of a Real-World Project Mattala International Airport Name of StudentName of University
Mattala International AirportExecutive SummaryEvery project has some merits and demerits, we cannot ever build a project which has onlyadvantages and it will definitely have disadvantages for some other sector. Since a lot of fundsare liquidated for some product forms a proect, so the project must be a success from everyone’spoint of view. The project is required to get completed within baseline schedule; cost andquality, even after the project is over it should generate the desired or expected revenues to fulfillthe financial needs and then it can be termed as a success.Just for the assessment, the case project (Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, Sri Lanka)shall be analyzed on the basis of above discussed elaborated steps to decide that whether theproject was a success or a failure. In subsequent portion the airport project shall be thoroughlyassessed and final recommendation would be made on the result obtained.1
Mattala International AirportTable of contentIntroduction......................................................................................................................................3Brief Introduction.........................................................................................................................3Background..................................................................................................................................3Different Criteria of project success or failure................................................................................3Are these factors enough..............................................................................................................4Other different criteria for project success...................................................................................4Which criteria is best suited for the case project.............................................................................5Analysis of the Mattala International Airport Project.....................................................................5Suggestions and recommendations..................................................................................................7Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................7References........................................................................................................................................8Appendices......................................................................................................................................9List of FiguresFigure 1: Triple Constraint..............................................................................................................42
Mattala International AirportIntroductionBrief IntroductionThe topic ‘critical evaluation of real world project’ is a situation which is common for alltypes of the project irrespective of its size and complexity. All projects can be evaluatedby this method. There are different expectations from the project of different people, likea project manager of the execution organization shall expect to deliver the project withintime to have success; a sponsor shall get the return on investment well from the project tosay it is a project, similarly in this report we shall discuss the different view of looking atthe success or failure of a project.BackgroundIn current report we shall evaluate the Sri Lanka’s prestigious and heavy costlyinfrastructure project the ‘Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport’. This internationalairport was opened in 2013 and the project cost was around 209 Million USDollar[ CITATION Smi16 \l 1033 ]. To build the facility Sri Lanka government had to investaround 210 Million US Dollar[ CITATION New17 \l 1033 ], but the airport was built beforethe schedule completion date[ CITATION She162 \l 1033 ]. So the mega project was a hugesuccess for the project management team that it could maintain all the three constraints ofthe project and deliver the airport before time. We shall now study the different criteria ofevaluating any project and then apply those criteria to the case study project discussedabove and see that whether this mega prestigious project of Sri Lanka was a success orfailure.Different Criteria of project success or failureThe success and failure of any project has to be noticed from many angles, so from the angle ofproject manager of the project or the owner of the contracting company may be different fromthe sponsor of client side organization. The conventional methods for taking a gander at theachievement or disappointment elements of the task are the triple requirements recipe. Asindicated by the triple requirements of an undertaking, the fundamental thought process of the3

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