Project_Initiation_Memo_Assignment_v1

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M E M O R A N D U M _____________________________________________ To: MAE 412 Students From: Thomas Ward Date: January 31, 2011 Subj: Memo assignment (counts as homework: due February 4 ) The purpose of this memo is to explain how to prepare the memo to me. I hope that submitting the memo will give you the jumpstart needed to manage your project activities efficiently so that you will end up with an excellent deliverable that didn’t stress out everyone. Content Your memo should be from the team leader, regardless of who actually does the writing, and should identify everyone on the team. . I need names, not simply “Team L.” Begin by telling me the purpose of the memo. Then, after a brief lead-in sentence, tell me how you have divided up the responsibilities – who is doing what. Also state your planned schedule for team
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Unformatted text preview: meetings. Next, describe your schedule for accomplishing the tasks. Identify the main activities of your work plan and their completion dates. Your schedule should cover from today through the oral presentation. Finally, conclude with a forward-looking, positive statement. Format Itll be easier for me to read your document if you use headings, indented lists, and a Gantt or other time-and-activity chart for your schedule. Follow a standard memo format (you may use this as a model), 12-point type, single space within paragraphs and skip a line between paragraphs. Submission Your memo is due by 5pm on February 4 (Friday). E-mail it to me at tward@ncsu.edu. Conclusion Don't hesitate to ask questions if anything is unclear. I'm always available to assist you, and I want this to be a useful learning experience for you....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course MAE 412 taught by Professor Terry during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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