Project Management Process and use of Quality Research

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Managing a Successful BusinessProject
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................4TASK 1............................................................................................................................................4P 1 Devise project aims and objectives for a chosen scenario....................................................4P2 Produce a project management plan that covers aspects of cost, scope, time, quality,communication, risk and resources in the context of CSR at Waitrose......................................5P3 Produce a work breakdown structure and a Gantt Chart to provide time frames and stagesfor completion for the proposed project management plan........................................................5M1 Produce a comprehensive project management plan, milestone schedule and projectschedule for monitoring and completing the aims and objectives of the project of CSR atWaitrose......................................................................................................................................6D1 Critically evaluate the project management process and appropriate researchmethodologies applied................................................................................................................7TASK 2............................................................................................................................................8P4 Carry out small-scale research by applying qualitative and quantitative research methodsappropriate for meeting project aims and objectives. ................................................................8M2 Evaluate the accuracy and reliability of different research methods applied in thisresearch.....................................................................................................................................11TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................11P5Analyse research and data using appropriate tools and techniques......................................11P6 Communicate appropriate recommendations as a result of research and data analysis todraw valid and meaningful conclusions....................................................................................12M3 Evaluate the selection of appropriate tools and techniques for accuracy and authenticity tosupport and justify recommendations given in P6....................................................................12TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................13P7 Reflect on the value of undertaking the research to meet stated objectives and own learningand performance in this research...............................................................................................13M4 Evaluate the value of the project management process and use of quality research to meetstated objectives and support own learning and performance..................................................13
D2 Critically evaluate and reflect on the project outcomes, the decision-making process andchanges or developments of the initial project management plan to support justification ofrecommendations and learning during the project....................................................................13CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................14REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................15
INTRODUCTIONManaging a successful business project is refers for maintain and control the organisationproject and their activities have to prepare an effective project planning that help to define actualobjective and goal of the organisation. All type of companies try to build effective in the marketand also in customers mind in this case should be prepare and design an effective and efficientplanning and designing regarding their business that will be help to their society and publicwelfare. CSR( corporate social responsibilities) is the term of rules, ethics, norms, beliefsregarding their society and public welfare those are regulated by own basis and some ofregulated by the government of the country. Its help to manage and control on socialenvironment that help to build a effective culture and society with good and effective level ofknowledge. Waitrose is the supermarket of UK, it’s want to build a brand image in theircustomers mind to achieve their objectives and goals to achieve them have to prepare and designa planning that also help in success of business(Polonsky and Waller 2014).TASK 1P 1 Devise project aims and objectives for a chosen scenario.Aim of research: To identify significance of CSR for the Waitrose.Objectives of researchTo identify extent to which CSR helps firms in developing their businessTo find out extent to which CSR create positive image of the firm among customers.Corporate-social-responsibility (CSR) is the business approach and method that help tomaintain environment and society culture in the effective. It is inter link between environmental,social, culture, economical etc. its help to develop society and their standard of living. Any kindof company when start so that think about their own profit also with society welfare and theirsafety. All companies try to provide better services and products to customers and give properand fully satisfaction to them by their products and goods. Corporate-social-responsibility try torecycle their wastage products and materiel at the minimum prices after that they can use thatmaterial for other work. Its help to control wastage of capital and material and also provide betterservices to customers (Sparrow, 2012) Waitrose is the supermarket that provide all kind of goodsand products to customers and also they care for society and public welfare and try to build aneffective and climate so society can accept their products in their life and get proper satisfaction
through them. Corporate-social-responsibility try to earn maximum profit through public welfareand provide them fully security and also build effective and important image in the society andit’s also build and develop an ethical and safe climate and environment for public.P2 Produce a project management plan that covers aspects of cost, scope, time, quality,communication, risk and resources in the context of CSR at Waitrose.Project management plan is the important term for business development. Before start thebusiness have to design and prepare an effective and suitable plan for management in theorganisation its help to develop and manage all activities and work in the effective manner.Project plan for management is the blueprint that help to define all activities and works, areas infull discriminant way. That help to refers cost, resources, time, targets, goals, communicationlevel, techniques, methods and all these think. Planning for project management through usemaximum resources and data at the low wastage and low rate of price that help to earn maximumprofits and help to develop their business and also increase working performance of theiremployees. Project planning for management determine actual cost and time regarding theirworks and activities. That help to refers and define in which activity to complete how much timeand cost have to need. In the project planning for management there are needed many sourceslike human resources, capital, materiel, labour, machinery, specialities etc. all these componentsor elements are play an important role to develop and build an effective planning to completetheir task and how to manage CSR activities to society and their public. It’s hard to manage andcontrol social and public activities and works and give them fully satisfaction through their ownproducts and services.StagesTime (Months)Cost (Dollar)Objectives and goals1-2 months200Conduct research 2-4 months5000Gathering and collectingactual information1 -4 months450Analysis and evaluation ofcollected information and data5 months700Final interpretation1 month2000-5000
Scope: Project management plan helps to manage and control all over business activitiesin effective and efficient manner. So that with the help of this significantly achieve decided goalsand objectives. Scope of the project management plan provides several opportunities toemployers of the company so that they can enhance their profitability in a appropriate way. Purpose: Main purpose of the present research study is to identify impact that CSR haveon the firm business. Main objective is to identify whether there is any relationshipbetween CSR and firm sales revenue trends. In this regard, data will be gathered andanalysed deeply.Constraints: Lack of proper amount of fund is the one of main constraint that isassociated with the current project. Apart from this, identification of suitable candidatesto gather reliable and relevant information is second major constraint associated withcurrent project. However, every effort will be made to ensure that project is done inproper manner.Risks: There is some of risk that is associated with project and one of them is that datacan be collected from the unreliable books and journals, which may carry research inwrong direction. Team: There will be team of two members and all of them will be responsible for datacollection, analysis and preparation of report.

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