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PM586 - SEC H PROJECT PART 1 SEITZ HUNTSVILLE PROJECT PROJECT REPORT Introduction Project Planning is the key to the success of a Project. Seitz Huntsville Project is a very large project with a budget of $2,750,000 to be completed in only 18 months. Janis Clark, the Project Manager for Seitz Huntsville Project seems very determined in implementing this Project, having all the support from board of directors and access to functional elements at the corporate plant. Steve Pokorski, the Vice President of Operations, and Joe Downs (was also a Project Manager candidate for this project), the Director of Plant Engineering, were also asked to help Janis in anyway, even if they had to go out of the way. 1 Janis Strategy Mark Green, the Project Sponsor asked Janis to furnish the Project artifacts before proceeding further and Janiss approach was to convert her task list to Project Charter, Scope Statement and WBS. Since she had already created a task list, it was easier for her to build a WBS but that certainly is correct path. Janis, to the best of my knowledge, should have created a Project Charter first with the help of her assistants. A charter document is the WHAT of a project and if not planning properly, the Project is destined to fail. Charter document is used to communicate between the Project Teams, Stake holders and the rest of the company about the Project. This document is the foundation of the Project. It authorizes the project manager to proceed with the project. After creating the Project Charter and seeking approval from the board of Directors, Janis already had the help from the headquarter plants Director and VP who could help her with ... View Full Document

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