Learning Outcomes

Anglia Ruskin modules are taught on the basis of intended learning outcomes and, on successful completion of this module, you will be expected to be able to demonstrate you have met these outcomes.

Knowledge and Understanding


Critically evaluate the nature of projects and the inter-relationship between time, cost and quality constraints


Critically evaluate the role of the project manager and the human resource elements of project management

Intellectual, practical, affective and transferable skills


Operate leading computer software tools to support project management activities including such techniques as project optimisation, control and trouble-shooting


Apply the fundamental principles of planning, budgeting, resourcing and risk management to a project based environment

Element 010 – A Project to deliver a new payments system at LOCLBus

Task: Note – Please see the attached Word Document for the case study needed to complete your report TRI 1 Case study.docxActions

You are required to deliver a 2500 word report on “Best practices in Project Delivery for a regional transport provider” This report should detail the approach you will take to deliver the project at LOCLBus and will detail best practice in Project Management, including, but not limited to:

  • Balancing cost, time and quality
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Risk Management
  • Team structure between the companies
  • Plan for strong communications with the selected supplier
  • Supplier choice and management
  • Project management process and methods to be used

You will also additionally need to include, the following:

  1. A Risk Register
  2. A Project Plan using the tasks that have been outlined in the internal document included in the case study (and any extra steps you think are needed) – this can be in any software you want, but will need to show tasks, task order and dates along with a total project length.  You can assume the project starts on 1st Sept 2020
  3. A Stakeholder Matrix
  4. Project charter – one page maximum

This document will need to include references to academic works where appropriate, and any industry bodies (Axelos, PMI etc).

Weighting: 100%

Word Count: 3000 Words (2500 report plus 500 words equivalent project documentation)

Due 18th December 2020 2pm UK Time

Marking Critera

Marks will be awarded for your ability to effectively communicate and analyse the following (in the percentages shown of the total mark) :

  • Balancing cost, time and quality – 15%
  • Stakeholder involvement  (Inc Project Charter) – 15%
  • Risk Management – 15% Proposing Team structure between the companies – 15%
  • Plan for strong communications with the selected supplier – 15%
  • Supplier choice and management analysis – 10%
  • Project management process and methods to be used (inc Project Charter) – 10%
  • Academic referencing, report structure – 5%
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