Wedding Project Part I
The Wedding Project
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The Wedding Project
One of the most significant days in a person's life is her wedding day! To ensure that such a momentous event goes off without a hitch, appropriate planning is required. And when it comes to wedding planning, picking one's partner could very well be the easiest of the planning decisions to make. Months will be spent prior to the wedding researching vendors, comparing products and prices, meeting with photographers, hotel managers, and many more wedding vendors to determine how to save costs on each wedding item (Hammond, 2007). "The absence of a clearly defined project plan consistently shows up as the major reason for project …show more content…
Some couples also have a holiday preference and look forward to getting married on Valentine's Day or even Halloween (Erickson, 2007).
When determining time scope, it might be helpful to start with the last activity, in this case the wedding day itself, and work backwards towards the start of the project. The logical sequence of tasks will be organized by determining what must be completed immediately before each successive task. Once the project network has been laid out, one should check forward by confirming that each activity is the only task necessary immediately before starting the next activity.
After reviewing the above discussed factors for this project, the performance scope of this project will be to a high-quality, custom wedding for the Groom and Bride within the next 5 months at a cost not to exceed $25,000. This wedding is to include 150 guests, a wedding party of 10, a pre-wedding night rehearsal dinner, and a reception at a location to be determined after final budget analysis.
Couples often dream of for years what the perfect wedding day will include. Unfortunately, when the time finally arrives, many realize that a wedding must be limited by budget, time, and the implementation of those who are relied on to carry it through. However, one can still have the perfect day to remember and memories cherish through ample planning and staying within the initial budget that has been set forth. Using a disciplined,