Assessment Title: Project Schedule
Total Marks: 40
Length: 1,500 words +/- 10%, plus appendices
Late submission possible: Yes, but published penalties will be applied
You are required to prepare a project schedule for the following case scenario and submit the results as a report to a client. You will need to research and select a free trial for a project management software tool (e.g., Zoho) that is capable of producing a task list (WBS) and Gantt chart.
You are a family of two adults (Kelly & Jeff). You have two children (Will aged 7 & Lexie aged 12), two cars and a dog (Buddy). Jeff recently secured a new position as a Marketing Director interstate and now needs to move the family to Perth. Currently, the family live in a two-bedroom rental apartment in Maroochydore, on the Sunshine Coast, Qld. The relocation will be to a rented four-bedroom suburban house in Perth (already secured). Jeff starts his new job on 5 February 2018, and they need to vacate their current property on 20th January 2018. The new rental in Perth commences on 27th January 2018.
Prepare a plan (WBS) for all activities required to effectively move the family and their belongings to Perth (including all transportation). Compile a Gantt chart, inspect it and make all necessary refinements to meet the needs of the family and their budget. As you refine your task list and schedule, keep a record of what amendments you make and why.
Prepare a final report for submission to the family (as your client). The report needs to include:
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