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Project Management Plan. The author intends to explain the management plan for project Happy Feet which will encompass changing a carpet flooring structure with a laminate floor covering. The author represents that there is a suspected allergen issue and

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Running head: PROJECT HAPPY FEET Project Happy Feet: Management Plan Dedra Adams American Intercontinental University September 25, 2011 Abstract The author intends to explain the management plan for project Happy Feet which will encompass changing a carpet flooring structure with a laminate floor covering. The author represents that there is a suspected allergen issue and that laminate is more sanitary. The author has added two charts to show the process and the work breakdown of the plan. Project Happy Feet: Management Plan Scope of the Project The project described in this plan is to replace the floor in the second bedroom of the property at 7772 Old World. The name of this project is "Happy Feet." The reason that the floor will be replaced is because the current floor has went past its expected time of use and is causing significant allergic reactions for member of the household. According to an article on the Learning Channel website, carpet like a magnet for allergy causing dust mites, mold spores, and other allergens that can have negative effects on the health of the family (Horton, 2008). ...read more.

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One measure is that many of the materials that are needed will be purchased at the Home for Habitat Store. This store has discounted prices; however, the inventory is not predictable. Materials will also be purchased at Home Depot and Lowe's if either one of these issues arises: 1. The price difference is less than a total of $5-10 2. The Home for Habitat Store does not have enough of the item in stock 3. The Home for Habitat Store does not carry the item, or 4. The quality of the item is substantially better at Lowe's or Home Depot. Project Time Constraints This project is scheduled to begin on January 2, 2012. The deadline to complete this project will be completed on February 2, 2012. Planning and acquiring materials will begin on January 2, 2012. All materials must be ordered or purchased by January 14th. This step includes finding the best price between the three retail locations and drafting a financial budget for the project that will be adhered to until the completion of Happy Feet.. ...read more.

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Materials Herein describes the tools that will be needed to complete each step of the project. In order to find the lowest price, the necessary tools will be the cell phone and the computer with internet access. In order to clear furniture, Anthony will need a space that is at least 50 square feet by 9 feet in height for stacking the items until after the laminate is down. A furniture dolly is an acceptable tool to safely remove large pieces. Removing the carpet will require safety gloves, pliers, utility knife, pry bar, safety glasses, a vacuum, a hammer, and a floor scraper (HardwoodInstaller.Com, 2011). Cleaning the subfloor will require a broom, a vacuum, a mop, disinfectant cleaner, and a bucket. Laying down the laminate will require that flooring be bought, as well as the padding, a chop saw, a table saw, measuring tape, flooring mallet, carpenter's pencils, a laminate flooring pull bar, and a tapping block (Smith, 2007). Trim work will necessitate purchasing the trim and nails as well as a nail gun. Finally, the clean up process will require laminate flooring cleaner and a dry mop. PERT Chart for Project Happy Feet Gantt Chart for Project Happy Feet (Retrieved from www.smartsheet. ...read more.

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