ICL NZDB6214 – Final Assessment – Project Management Report 1
Lecturer marking assignment : Kanchana Nanayakkara
Paper Title: Leading and Managing Projects
Paper Code: NZDB6214
Title: Project Management Report
This booklet contains the following:
Table 1: Criteria for preparation of Project Management Report [Group]
Table 2: Criteria for reflection on the project [Individual]
Table 3: Criteria for observation
Student Name: _____________________________
I confirm that I have read and understood the conditions of this assessment and have had the
opportunity to get any clarification that I need from my assessor. I understand that a full electronic
copy must be submitted along with each submission. Any health and safety requirements that I must
observe have been outlined.
I confirm that all work completed for this assessment is my own work and has been produced
without assistance from anyone else.
Finally, I also confirm that the process by which I may seek a review of the marking for this assessment
has also been outlined to me.
Signed: ___________________________________ XXXXXXXXXXDate: _______________
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1. If you have any inquiries or do not understand the requirements of the assessment, please check with
2. If an extension to the due date is required you must request this from the lecturer BEFORE the due
date NOT on the due date. A medical certificate or other evidence is required to support an extension.
If a student is away sick on due date then you must submit a medical certificate with the assignment
on return. NOTE: The medical certificate must state the day of the assessment’s due date. Special
extension can be considered in discussion with the lecturer.
3. You are required to submit an electronic copy of the assessment to Canvas - a link will be available on
4. Late submissions will be penalised 10% per day excluding weekends.
5. Assignment File Saving: It is critical that you save a copy of all work on your assignment. Students
MUST save a copy of their assignment as they work on it. A copy should be saved in a minimum of 2
locations, e.g. your memory stick and a copy on your folder at ICL and at home. This means at any
time if you lose one copy you always have a backup copy which is up to date. Note: If students lose
the assignment or any part of it before it is completed, submitted and handed in on due date (both
electronic copy and hard copy) they will get zero mark. No excuses will be accepted – even if it was
deleted by mistake or lost.
6. Follow below naming convention for the assignment document:
[Student First & Last Name] _ [course code] _ [AsgNo].docx
(e.g., Syed Jamali_NZDB62141_Asg2.docx
7. Originality: Information in each section needs to be original information. If students have copied
sections from sources (even if it is referenced co
ectly) and it is not in their own words, marks will be
deducted. Students are required to put all information sourced from any source into their own words
or paraphrase it. Acceptable Turnitin similarity (Plagiarism) is below 25%.
8. Referencing: It is expected that any research used is referenced properly using the APA
9. Research: Under no circumstances are research houses or other companies to be approached with
equests for information with the intention of copying the information. Similarly, the use of
commercially or previously prepared material is not permitted and will result in a zero mark. If a
website has been used in researching the market the information must be referenced co
10. All answers must be in your own words, i.e. please do not use too many quotes, but describe/
analyse/ comment in your own words.
11. Your analysis, discussion and recommendations must be embedded in theory learnt in class.
12. Your report should be word processed in black and white, with the main text in 12 point Times
New Roman, left aligned, with 6 point paragraph spacing, 1.5 line spacing on A4 size paper,
portrait format (left margin minimum 3cm, right margin minimum 2cm).
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Final Assessment – Project Management Report
Instructions for students
This assessment consists of two tasks.
Task 1: Project Management Report
Task 1 requires you to produce a report in two parts:
Part 1: Project Management Documents for a project ca
ied out for a small or medium level
usiness entity allocated to you by your lecturer / assessor, covering the criteria in Table 1
Part 2: Reflection on the project, covering the criteria in Table 2.
Task 2: Observation and verification
As you work with the member(s) of the business to complete your project, you will be observed to
ensure that the behaviours listed in Table 2 are being demonstrated by you. Your assessor will let you
know who the observer will be. The observer may be your assessor, an employee of the business or
any other person deputed to perform this function.
Tasks 1 and 2 cover the following learning outcomes:
Led and managed a project and/or initiative in accordance with the business entity’s
equirements (Learning Outcome 1)
Engaged stakeholders to successfully complete a project and/or business entity initiative
(Learning Outcome 2)
Demonstrated best practices in project leadership and management, motivate and develop
others to successfully complete the project and/or business entity initiative (Learning
Analysed and manage the impact of the business environment during the leadership and
management of a project and/or initiative (Learning Outcome 4)
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Task 1: Project Management Report (Group 79 Marks – 2,500 words – excluding
cover page, table of content, appendix and references)
Part 1: Project Management Documents
Table 1 lists all the documents that must be submitted as part of your project report, and the
criteria these documents must meet.
Submit the checklists with your report. Ensure that every checkbox in the tables is ticked and that
your reports cover all criteria in the tables.
Some of the documents listed in the checklist may not be applicable to your project. If a document
is not applicable, clearly code and state this in your report, with appropriate reasons. Marks will be
allocated depending on the validity and relevance of the reason.
Identify each piece of information using the code provided in the first column of the table.
A single document may fit multiple codes, for example, a Gantt chart may fit the requirements of
scheduling as well as being part of a status communication to a stakeholder.
All documents must meet the requirements of the organisation and must be look professional.
Templates other than those provided in your class may be used, but these must be valid and
elevant and meet the requirements of the task.
Any copies of data or other information provided by the business to enable you to ca
y out your
functions must also be co
ectly coded and attached to your report. Ensure that any sensitive /
confidential information is blacked out. If the business refuses to let you take copies of the data, get
a note that that effect from your liaison at the organisation.
Code Criteria (student to tick all that apply) Marks
A The name and business of the organisation for which the
Project Management Report has been prepared is clearly
B A Business Case / Terms of Reference document is produced
and attached. (LO1a, 1b, 1d)
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Code Criteria (student to tick all that apply) Marks
C A Project Charter (LO1a, 1b, 1d) 5 marks
D The Scoping Document for the project is attached (LO1a,
eakdown structure showing to at least three levels.
(LO1a, 1b, 1d)
F Planning and scheduling of tasks (LO1a, 1b, 1d) 8 marks
G Action log (LO1a, 1b, 1d) 4 marks
H Risk register (LO1a, 1b, 1d) 5 marks
I Periodic status reports
Evidence of information being researched, evaluated and
communicated orally and in writing to at least one internal,
and at least one external stakeholder (LO1a, 1b, 1d, 2a, 2b).
(2 marks for each oral
2 marks for each
x 2 – one each for
internal and external
J Project budget showing adherence to budget and
variances, as applicable (LO1a, 1b, 1d)
K Information about the processes you were expected to
follow as per the organisation’s policies and procedures in
the following areas (select all that apply):
Operations (e.g. processes involved in suppliers’
contracts and others)
Accounting (e.g. financial processes involved in
invoicing, credit terms, and others)
Sales and marketing
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Human resources (e.g. processes involved in recruiting
members for the project. Recruitment may be internal
Risk management (LO1a, 1b, 1d, 1e)
L Change log (LO1a, 1b, 1d) 3 marks
M Project closure document (LO1a, 1b, 1d) 4 marks
Copies of raw data provided by the business