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Family Name:Da SilvaGiven Name:Carlos EduardoStudent ID:Course:S40059968Diploma of Project ManagementSubject:Trainer’s name:IntegrationGraham BlendyDeclaration:I certify that this assignment is entirely my own work. I have provided full referencing tothe work of others. The material in this paper has not been submitted before.Assessment 1 – Written or Oral Questions1. When establishing your project, how might you:a. Identify project objectivesProject objectives should relate directly to the broader organisational strategies andgoals as the project is intended to enhance the business in these areas and this formspart of the justification of the project. The project may not relate to all of the strategicgoals, particularly if it is a small, niche project, but it must relate to at least one.Broader organisational strategies and goals may include:Market focus –the area of the market your organisation serves. It could be that yourorganisation wants to increase its share in the market or expand into a different marketand the project is a vehicle to start or complete this expansionOrganisational mission statement – the mission statement is a broad definition of thepurpose of the organisation and its over-riding vision and/or goals. It is designed tounite and motivate stakeholders towards a common goal and usually sets out thecompany’s values and beliefs. It contains:• the target market of the organisation
• the geographical limits of the organisation• how the organisation intends to survive, grow and prosper• the organisation’s philosophy• the desired image of the organisationStrategy plans –the strategic plan is the medium to long term and overall objectives ofanorganisation, often correlating with the mission statement but an extended version.That said, it is not a detailed or lengthy document, rather it serves as a framework formore detailed business plans and projects. It gives direction and thought to the future ofthe organisation that would be lost without it. Many businesses either fail or tread waterwithout strategic planning as they exist in the here and now without any thought forfuture existence. Strategy plans should be reviewed regularly and modified to reflectchanges within the organisation. A strategy plan should:• set out goals for the medium term (two to four years)• be completed by the organisation’s director or owner• contain strategic goals and not focus on day to day issues• be realistic, balanced and critical• be reviewed regularly• documentedValues and ethics –the values and ethics of an organisation underpin the way inwhich it conducts its business, the expectations of behaviour of employees and otherrepresentatives, and its mission statement and strategic goals, in non-monetaryterms. It is often referred to as corporate social responsibility and includesconsideration for:• the environment• the community• diversity• charity work• global issues.

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