Assignment Workload:

  • This Assignment comprises a Case Study and Discussion Questions.
  • The assignment is to be submitted by each student individually.

Assignment Purposes/Learning Outcomes:

After completion of Assignment-1 students will be able to understand the

  • Defining the concepts, theories, and approaches of project management. (L.O-1.1)
  • Estimate the project budget and cost control. (L.O-2.2)
  • Analyze to work effectively and efficiently as a team member for project-related cases.
  • What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on the field of project management? (2 Marks) Refer Chapter-2
  • How are projects linked to the strategic plan? (2 Marks) Refer Chapter-2



Assignment Case Study Question: ( Marks 6)

Please read Case-2.1 “Hector Gaming Company.” from Chapter 2 “Organization Strategy and Project Selection given in your textbook – Project Management: The Managerial Process 8th edition by Larson and Gray page no: 61 also refer to specific concepts you have learned from the chapter to support your answers. Answer the following questions with a 500-word limit.

Peters has hired you as a consultant. She has suggested the following format for your consulting contract. You are free to use another format if it will improve the effectiveness of the consulting engagement.

Provide a detailed action plan that attacks the problem. Be specific and provide examples that relate to HGC.

1. What is our major problem? (2 Marks)

2. Identify some symptoms of the problem. (2 Marks)

3. What is the major cause of the problem? (2 Marks)

Discussion Question: (4 Marks)


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