Initiate a project

In this lesson, we will learn that project management methods follow a project life cycle that includes four or more stages including initiation, planning, execution, and evaluation. In this lesson, and over the next few lessons, we will complete the 'Delicious Desserts' project brief to practise each stage of the project management cycle. We will also learn about the critical parth method and practise using it.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which method is usually best when cooking an omelette?

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Q2.Which method is usually best when designing software with a clear sequence of events?

2/4

Q3.Which method is usually best when designing software with multiple features?

3/4

Q4.Which method is usually best when working with a client that is involved but often busy?

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which method is usually best when cooking an omelette?

1/4

Q2.Which method is usually best when designing software with a clear sequence of events?

2/4

Q3.Which method is usually best when designing software with multiple features?

3/4

Q4.Which method is usually best when working with a client that is involved but often busy?

4/4

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Initiate a Project

This is to assess what you have learned during this lesson.

Q1.What is the name of the example company?

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Q2.Define user requirements

2/4

Q3.Why is a feasibility report useful?

3/4

Q4.Do constraints prevent the project being successful?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Initiate a Project

This is to assess what you have learned during this lesson.

Q1.What is the name of the example company?

1/4

Q2.Define user requirements

2/4

Q3.Why is a feasibility report useful?

3/4

Q4.Do constraints prevent the project being successful?

4/4

Lesson summary: Initiate a project

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