Research Task – BSBPMG517

Research Task – BSBPMG517 – Manage Project Risk

Please complete the following activities and hand in to your trainer for marking. This forms part of your assessment for BSBPMG517 – Manage Project Risk.

Name:                  _____________________________________________________________

Address:              _____________________________________________________________

Email:                    _____________________________________________________________

Employer:           _____________________________________________________________


I declare that no part of this assessment has been copied from another person’s work with the exception of where I have listed or referenced documents or work and that no part of this assessment has been written for me by another person.

Signed:                 ____________________________________________________________

Date:                     ____________________________________________________________

If activities have been completed as part of a small group or in pairs, details of the learners involved should be provided below:

This activity workbook has been completed by the following persons and we acknowledge that it was a fair team effort where everyone contributed equally to the work completed. We declare that no part of this assessment has been copied from another person’s work with the exception of where we have listed or referenced documents or work and that no part of this assessment has been written for us by another person.

Learner 1:            ____________________________________________________________

Signed:                 ____________________________________________________________

Learner 2:            ____________________________________________________________

Signed:                 ____________________________________________________________

Learner 3:            ____________________________________________________________

Signed:                 ____________________________________________________________

Competency Record to be completed by Assessor

Learner Name:                  _______________________________________________________

Date of Assessment:      _______________________________________________________

The learner has been assessed as competent in the elements and performance criteria and the evidence has been presented as:

Assessor Initials

Learner is deemed:                        COMPETENT                      NOT YET COMPETENT (Please circle)

If not yet competent, date for re-assessment:  ____________________________________

Comments from Trainer / Assessor:


  • Assessor Signature:                        ________________________________________________________

Research Task

You are the manager of a company of your choice. You can choose either:

  1. Cleaning Company
  2. Catering Company
  3. Construction Company
  4. Training College

1.      Project Overview / Business case

1.1   Background
●        Brief statement
1.2   Purpose / objectives
●        Brief statement
1.3   Anticipated benefits
●        Brief statement
1.4   Resources required
●        Brief statement

2. Detailed Scope

2.1    justification
●        Brief statement  (business need your project addresses)
2.2    Product scope description
The characteristic of the products or services or results your project will produce
2.3    Acceptance criteria
Brief statement  (business need your project addresses)
2.4    Deliverables
The products, services, and/or results your project will produce (also referred to as objectives).
2.5    Project Exclusions
Statements about what the project will not accomplish or produce..
2.6   Constraints
Restrictions that limit what you can achieve, how and when you can achieve it, and how much achieving it can cost.
2.7  Assumptions
Statements about how you will address uncertain information as you conceive, plan, and perform your project.

Think of your Scope Statement, when viewed together with the other components of your project plan, as a binding agreement in which

  • You and your team commit to producing certain results.
  • Your project’s requesters commit that they’ll consider your project 100 percent successful if you produce these results.
  • You and your team identify all restrictions regarding your approach to the work and the resources you need to support your work.
  • Your project’s requesters agree that there are no restrictions other than the ones you’ve identified and that they’ll provide you the support you declare you need.
  • You and your team identify all assumptions you made when setting the terms of your Scope Statement.
  • Your project’s requesters agree that, if any of these assumptions prove to be invalid, you may have to modify some or all of your project plans.

A well-written Scope Statement is an important resource for helping to manage stakeholder expectations.

4.  Risk management
A.    What is risk management? B.    What are the 5 steps in the risk management process? C.    How do you rate the level of each risk? D.    What are the most common types of risk management strategies implemented in business today?

3. Acceptance and Authorisation

The terms and conditions of the Professional Services Agreement apply in full to the services and products provided under this Statement of Work.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto each acting with proper authority have executed this Statement of Work, under seal.

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