Initiate and plan a project

The lesson will discuss the creation of SMART goals (objectives) and introduce the concept of integration and iteration of stages within a project. Iteration of stages is particularly relevant if the agile or hybrid method is used, as the success of these methods relies on stages being repeated.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the name of the example company?

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Q2.Define user requirements

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Q3.Why is a feasibility report useful?

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Q4.Do constraints prevent the project being successful?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

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

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Initiate and Plan a Project

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following do project aims directly link to?

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Q2.In the acronym SMART, what does the A stand for?

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Q3.Repeating a stage in a project is known as what?

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Q4.If a project does not have SMART goals, what is the likely outcome of that project?

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Q5.Which of the SMART targets is used to monitor the progress of a project?

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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 and Plan a Project

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following do project aims directly link to?

1/5

Q2.In the acronym SMART, what does the A stand for?

2/5

Q3.Repeating a stage in a project is known as what?

3/5

Q4.If a project does not have SMART goals, what is the likely outcome of that project?

4/5

Q5.Which of the SMART targets is used to monitor the progress of a project?

5/5

Lesson summary: Initiate and plan a project

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