AMBA640 Section 9044
Professor Jon-David Knode
Tyler David Kalogeros-Treschuk
Nico A Washington
Project Title: Acme Home Improvements de Mexico City – New Construction
Project Start Date: August 1, 2010 Project Finish Date: August 1, 2011
Budget Information: The budget will be initiated at $20 million, with the majority of funds going to land acquisition, the initial establishment of the facility, and construction of the facility. The various costs include planning and feasibility studies, insurance, taxes and safety equipment during construction, inspection and testing, building materials, operations and administrative staff, office space, travel and housing costs, inventory, labor and training, landscaping, and other miscellaneous expenses.
Project Manager: John Doe, (52) (81) 83567580, John.Doe@acme.com
Project Sponsor: Bob Johnson, CEO & President,Bob.Johnson@acme.com Acme Headquarters, NC
Project Objectives/Purpose: Positioning Acme as an industry leader in home improvement arena by acquiring and constructing an ACME Home Improvement store in Mexico. To meet the goals set forth by Acme HQ, a store will be opened within 12 months in a major metropolitan area in Mexico City. In order to be as effective and efficient as possible, Acme will create a Project Management team to ensure that this process goes as smoothly as possible. The team will be responsible for the acquisition and construction of a100, 000 square foot store and an additional 10,000 square foot garden center.
The store must be designed to meet the current five major product groups which are plumbing and electrical supplies, building materials, hardware and tools, seasonal and garden/yard items, and paint, flooring and wall coverings, as each of their typical competitors maintains. The team will implement a comprehensive plan that will include all phases