For this assignment, you will participate in a class discussion of the Key Concepts & Principles of project Quality, Resource, and Risk Management Planning. Please develop and post an initial response and reply to two classmates per the instructions below.

Initial Response Guidelines:

For your initial post, select one topic for your discussion from the list below. (To reduce duplication, please select a topic that another student has not selected or select one with fewer duplications.)  Please include the topic you selected in the "Topic Title" of your initial post.

  • Webinar Topic (you may use any of this week's Webinar for your source)
  • Performing Project Work (Predictive, Adaptive, and/or Hybrid)
  • Stakeholder Engagement (Predictive, Adaptive, and/or Hybrid)
  • Executing Project Communications (Predictive, Adaptive, and/or Hybrid)

Using the PMBOK Guide or any relevant source, provide a topic summary. Your summary should be substantive, at least 400 words, excluding the reference list. Please include APA-compliant in-text citations and references. (Please see the Amberton Library Guide to APA Style 7th Edition page if you are new to APA style.).

Response Guidelines: (Read the assignment due dates carefully. Late submissions will not be accepted for credit.

Your initial submission should be a substantive post (~500+ words). Your response should include APA-compliant in-text citations and references. (Please see the Amberton Library Guide to APA Style 7th Edition page if you are new to APA style.)  Your initial post is due by Thursday of Week 6.

  • Introduce your chosen topic succinctly, highlighting its overarching role/purpose in project management.
  • Offer a concise overview of the key principles or ideas defining your topic. Emphasize the strategic significance of these concepts in the broader context of project management.
  • Present a high-level example or scenario that illustrates your topic's practical implementation and strategic value in real-world project management. This can be drawn from a notable industry case or a significant personal experience.
  • Conclude with a powerful statement reinforcing the topic's relevance and its role in driving project success or innovation.

Responses to Others:

For full credit, you must write thoughtful and analytical responses to the initial posts of at least TWO of your classmates. Each of your responses should be a substantive standalone contribution of at least 150 words that adds depth to the forum. This can be achieved by:

  • Providing Relevant Supporting Information:
    • Include relevant facts, theories, or examples that contribute to the discussion.
    • Relate your response to course content, external research, or real-life examples.
    • Clearly demonstrate how this information supports or expands upon the original post.
  • Presenting Respectful Counter-Arguments or Debates:
    • If you hold a differing viewpoint, articulate it respectfully and constructively.
    • Support your perspective with evidence or examples.
    • Maintain an academic tone, focusing on ideas and arguments.
  • Incorporating Personal Anecdotes:
    • Share a personal experience or story that is relevant to the topic.
    • Ensure your anecdote clearly connects to the main points of the initial post.
    • Support your anecdote with academic or research-based sources to provide context and credibility
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