Deliverable 2 – kingston-bryce business case | GEB3422 | Rasmussen College System

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Competency

Explain the activities that occur when initiating a project.

Scenario

As a Project Manager for Kingston-Bryce Limited you have been assigned to create a business case. The Board of Directors for Kingston-Bryce Limited (KBL) is eager to move forward with the acquisition of their competitor. The acquisition of the competitor will enable KBL to expand operations and triple their workforce and will take 18 months to complete with a projected cost of $5 million. In order for this acquisition to be successful, you will need to use your project management skills to ensure success.

Instructions

Your task is to create a business case in Microsoft Word to justify the steps necessary to complete the acquisition. The business case is essential for providing justification and details of the scope of work for the project. You will need to be creative and develop the following items as if you were running the project.

Include the following (you will need to create these items):

  • The purpose of the project
  • The pros and cons of the project (benefits)
  • Budget/Funding schedule (this is how you project to allocate the $5 million budget)
  • Major risks or opportunities of the project

Resources

Grading Rubric

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Competence

Proficiency

Mastery

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Used unclear verbiage about the project purpose in the business case.

Explained the project purpose in the business case.

Clearly explained the project purpose in the business case.

Comprehensively explained the project purpose in a well-written business case.

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Used unclear verbiage about the project benefits in the business case.

Explained the project benefits in the business case.

Clearly explained the project benefits in the business case.

Comprehensively explained the project benefits in a well written business case.

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Used unclear verbiage about the budget/funding schedule (this is how you project to allocate the $5 million budget) in the business case.

Developed the budget/funding schedule (this is how you project to allocate the $5 million budget) in the business case.

Clearly developed the budget/ funding schedule (this is how you project to allocate the $5 million budget) in the business case.

Comprehensively developed the budget/ funding schedule (this is how you project to allocate the $5 million budget) in a well-written business case.

Not Submitted

Used unclear verbiage about the major risks or opportunities of the project. 

Explained the major risks or opportunities of the project.

Clearly explained the major risks or opportunities of the project.

Comprehensively explained the major risks or opportunities of the project.