Complete spreadsheet template and word document.. | BUS375 | Strayer University

 For this assignment, complete the following in the Spreadsheet template: 

  • In the provided spreadsheet template, you will find three tabs along the bottom of the screen. Read through the “Instructions” tab and the “Sample” tab.  
  • In the “Blank Template – Fill This In” tab, complete the following: 
    • Outline a plausible list of tasks needed to complete your chosen project.  
    • Estimate plausible timelines for each task or group of tasks.
  • If you need guidance working in Excel, refer back to the Excel training link in the Week 4 activity. 

Then, in a Word document titled, “Project Tasks and Timeline Rationale”, write a paper: 

  • Use the following headers in your paper: 
    • Part 1: Overview of the Project (Note: This portion of your paper should be about 1 page) 
      • Summary of Goals and Objectives 
      • Summary of Resources and Budget 
    • Part 2: Explanation of Tasks and Timeline (Note: This portion of your paper should be about 2 pages) 
      • Description of all Tasks 
      • Description of Timeline 
      • Explanation of Method(s) Used to Determine Dates (Note: use concepts from the textbook to support your rationale in this section) 
    • Part 3: Risk Factors and Mitigation (Note: This portion of your paper should be about 1 page) 
      • Potential Risks and Mitigation 

Include and highlight in your paper the following ten key terms from the textbook, using each term correctly and in a professional context: 

  • Choose any key term from chapters 1 through 4  
  • “Estimates,” “top-down estimating,” and “bottom-down estimating” from chapter 5  
  • “Activity” from chapter 6  
  • “Risks” from chapter 7  
  • “Resources” and “constraints” from chapter 8  
  • “Project duration” and “project scope” from chapter 9