Project proposal | Management homework help


Discussions in this course are post-first activities, which means  that you are required to upload your completed initial post first before  others’ posts are viewable.

Before posting the discussion messages, please read the term project instructions.

This activity will provide you with an opportunity to engage in a  discussion with this class on a project topic that you have selected to  implement as the term project. The class interaction will foster a  learning environment in which you will learn from each other’s  experiences and opinions.

In addition, you will practice using project management jargon and  expressing your opinions in a professional manner. The options available  in this discussion have ethical considerations that are important to  consider as a project manager.

Specifically, for this M1D1 discussion, you are required to:

  • Critically evaluate and recommend a term project for implementation.  Place yourself in an organizational context. Understand the environment  in which this organization functions. 
    • Describe the real or fictitious strategic context for your project topic. You may: 
      • Explain about the industry, the organization and other environmental factors. For example, IBM is a corporation that develops hardware, software and provider information technology services.
      • Write about its history, the way the company has changed, the evolution of the industry, current industry trends, etc. 
    • Present a SWOT analysis on the selected industry/organization.
    • Choose a business area for your project topic. Focus on, and explain  a specific area within the organization such as marketing, information  technology, finance, etc.
    • Analyze your options and recommend your project topic. This will be a project in the chosen business area.
    • Calculate and share the ROI and payback period for the recommended project. You can click to download the ROI & Payback Period templatePreview the document [XLS, file size 23.5 KB] for this calculation.
    • Finally, in a reflection of at least 30 words, describe the most  interesting and challenging parts of preparing the project proposal, as  well as any recommendations to your classmates for preparing the  proposal.


Approximately 250 words