Project Management- Creating Gym Center

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Project Management- Creating Gym Center

By | December 2012
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Project Management
2nd half-semester Spring 2011

Group Project Management

Opening a Gym

MSc in Management9th May 2011 |

Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2
Motivations 2
2. Teamwork in Project Management 2
Challenges and responsibilities in Project Management Team 3 Internal and External Players - Project Governance 4
Organisations in Project Management 4
3. Project Environment 5
SWOT Analysis 6
4. The 7-S’s of Project Management 6
5. Work Breakdown Structure 8
6. Description of the Activities Necessary to Create the Project 8 Stage Model 9
7. Critical Path (CPM method) 12
Gantt Diagram 13
Activity on Node (AON) Representation 13
8. Analysis of Costs & Revenues of the Project 14
Estimative of the revenues of the Project 14
Estimative of the costs of the Project 15
Estimative of the profits of the Project 16
8. Conclusion & Final Recommendations 17
Exhibits 18

1. Introduction
The aim of this report is to present our Project to open a gym in Belas, more specifically in Massamá Norte (for further details see exhibit 1). This new gym, with an area of around 3000 m2 divided in three floors, would offer a broader range of activities when compared to what current competitors offer. Therefore, given the fact that all activities could be found in only one place (e.g. classes, pool, cardio) it would attract customers from the involving area: Massamá, Monte Abraão and Queluz (for further details see exhibit 2). Being a project team external to the company, our scope is to present our Project to the possible owners of the gym, and, if they accept it, we will then not only help with its implementation but also supervise it. As a project team, our tasks involve: understanding the work that needs to be completed; planning out the assigned activities in more detail if needed; completing assigned work within the budget, timeline, cost and quality expectations; informing the project manager of several issues, scope changes,... [continues]...