These are questions for discussion forum and journal for this week. Please no plagiarism and in-text referencing needed. original work .Needed asap.
Reflect on this week’s Professional Environments, Internship activities and learning. Remember that this is your document to help you recall new and significant things from your week and plan for your future. Only you and your tutor can read this journal.
You should write at least 200 words on something you have learned this week that may include:
- what you have learned
- what is happening in your internship
- how you are relating what you have learned to what is happening in your workplace
- other aspects of your professional development
- an article you have read
- an event that you have attended
- something that may have happened in the workplace that has resulted in your learning about our different workplace culture
- an interview you had, or a presentation you may have given.
NOTE: If you are not currently in an internship, or have completed your internship, you should consider reflecting on some of these other related activities.
Your reflection may cover more than one of these categories.
Use the Reflective Journal Reading article as a guide to possible career development activities.
0 marks if there has been no journal entry.
1 mark if you simply summarise what you have learned in the seminar this week
2 marks if you just summarise your seminar and list your internship activities
3 marks if you can relate what you have learned in the seminar to your internship or other workplace activities
4 marks if your journal shows reflective thought and application of what you have learned this week to your ongoing and future professional development.
Work with your supervisor at your Host Company, to identify a project that you can work on, i.e. a defined piece of work that you can plan, investigate, develop and deliver during your time at your internship.
Your project does not have to be big, but it cannot be routine, everyday work, such as working on help desk, assembling PC’s, fixing bugs in programs, and so on. You will use this project to produce an RMP (Risk Management Plan) in weeks 7 and 8 of the course
Now create a Scope Statement for your project, using the template provided and the separate instruction document for completing it. Please take care to enter information in ALL required fields. The information you write in your Scope Statement should be 200 – 300 words:
You should have at least 3 constraints, 3 assumptions and 3 risks. Write at least a paragraph (several sentences) for the Project Description and the Business Benefit.
Upload your completed Scope Statement to the forum for the others to read and comment on.
Compare your Scope Statement with at least 2 other classmates.
Download the RMP (Risk Management Plan) template.
Complete Part 1: Project Context, using the information from your Scope Statement.
Upload the template to the forum.
You do not need to comment on the responses of any of your classmates here.
Risk Treatment Methods
- The project team is developing an app for iOs, Android, Windows and Symbian phones. The development team lead identifies a risk with the Symbian phones. She says that the team have no experience with Symbian, and the Symbian operating system is not capable of performing many of the required functions. You recommend to the client that “Symbian” compatibility be removed from the project. The client agrees. Which risk treatment method is this? Explain your answer.
- Which risk treatment method should be used when a section of the project is too difficult for the company to perform? Explain your answer.
- You are managing a project which uses subroutines and libraries from a number of different sources. You are concerned that the project might accidentally contravene the law. So you ask the HR department to employ someone with specialist knowledge in the area. Is this an example of “Transference”? Explain your answer.
- What is the difference between “Avoidance” and “Acceptance”?
Comment on the responses of at least 2 other classmates
Remember marks are awarded on your work as follows:
- 0 marks if there has been no reading of seminar and module overview as applicable in the week.
- 1 mark if reading of the seminar/module overview as applicable, has happened
- 2 marks if seminar/module reading has occurred and there is some quality work but it is not of sufficient quantity and/or timeliness
- 3 marks if above conditions are met and it has appropriate references to support the argument and discussion
- 4 marks if all the requirements in 1,2 &3 above are present and the work demonstrates a high quality of engagement and thought.