Top 5 Open Source Bid Analysis
Review the publicly available bid documents and documents such as advertisement to bid, instruction to bidders, insurance requirements, and bid forms. Then prepare a proposal of a minimum of four pages (excluding cover page and appendices, if any) in response to the RFP document outlining your strategy in implementing the proposed project (recommended delivery method and contract types), the capabilities of your firm related to implementing this specific project, and steps that you would take to implement the project presented in the form of a summary or master project schedule.
Your paper should conform to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA (Links to an external site.).
Project scheduling software application options
To develop the project schedule for your project, use any of the software applications outlined below:
- Powerproject: As a CSU-Global student, a free student version of Powerproject can be provided to you for educational use. Contact the Program’s lead faculty Amin Terouhid (Seyyed.firstname.lastname@example.org) to request a license. The process of issuing a license may take up to 6 working days, please have that in mind in making your request and plan accordingly.
- Use Microsoft Project (MS Project) (Links to an external site.). If you choose this option, you need to purchase the application. Trial versions may be available for a limited time (less than 30 days) or might be not available at all.
- Use an educational or trial version of Primavera P6 Professional Project Management (P6) (Links to an external site.): The trial or educational versions might be available for a limited time (typically about 30 days); therefore, download them judiciously to ensure you have proper access to the application to complete your assignment.
- You also have the option to use ProjectLibre (Links to an external site.)(https://www.projectlibre.com/product/projectlibre-open-source (Links to an external site.)) as an open-source project scheduling application (preferred) or any of the open-source applications recommended at the following link: Top 5 Open Source Desktop Project Management Tools (Links to an external site.)
Irrespective of the computer program you choose, instead of submitting the native files, you need to insert a snapshot of your work into your submission or convert what you’ve developed using the computer program to a PDF file, and incorporate that as an appendix to your submission.