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Inspire a smile today presentation

  1. 1. Inspire a Smile Today! ITP 251 Make a Difference Day Project 13 September 2010
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Project Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brighten the day of all Germanna students and faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Car flyers with inspirational quotes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flyers distributed on every car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertise Germanna Fest 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Scope </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fredericksburg Campus </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Project Team <ul><li>Daniel Wadsworth (Initiator) </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Sarpe </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Odlum </li></ul>
  4. 4. Inspire a Smile Today SWOT Analysis
  5. 5. Project Feasibility <ul><li>Operational Feasibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enlisting the support of both Germanna Student Services and the Security Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No formal training is required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical Feasiblity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Labor intensive, but no training required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics are easily created </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Project Feasibility (Cont.) <ul><li>Economic Feasibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very low cost ($0.05 per flyer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donated labor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donated printing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schedule Feasibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kickoff day – Oct 5, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 days prior to Germanna Fest on Oct 9, 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Project Risks <ul><li>GCC Student Services decides not to support the project </li></ul><ul><li>Not able to develop sufficient number of inspirational slogans </li></ul><ul><li>Not able to purchase enough paper to meet the flyer demand </li></ul><ul><li>Clean up efforts could require a significant amount of effort </li></ul><ul><li>Not able to develop and/or track meaningful project success metrics </li></ul>
  8. 8. Project Schedule Element Element Description Required Resources Status 6-10 Sept 13-17 Sept 20-24 Sept 27 Sept - 1 Oct 5-Oct 11-15 Oct 1 Inspire a Smile Today Flyer Development                 1.1 Design Pamphlet Logo Germanna Fest Logo               1.2 Develop Inspirational Slogans                 1.3 Speak with Student Services about adding content to flyer                 1.4 Design flyer layout                 1.5 Purchase colored paper                 1.6 Print the Inspire a Smile Today flyer Colored Paper               2 Permissions                 2.1 Obtain permission for flyer distribution from GCC Student Services                 2.2 Obtain permission for flyer distribution from GCC Security office                 3 Flyer Distribution                 3.1 Determine optimum time(s) for flyer distribution                 3.2 Determine the required number of flyers to meet the demand                 3.3 Establish the flyer distribution schedule for MDD to include personnel resources                 3.4 Distribute the Flyers 4 Volunteers               4 Flyer Clean Up                 4.1 Determine the need for &quot;clean up&quot; following the distribution of flyers                 4.2 Establish the &quot;clean up&quot; schedule with required personnel resources                 4.3 Conduct the project clean up 4 Volunteers               5 Measuring Project Success                 5.1 Develop metrics for measuring the success of the Inspire a Smile Today project                 5.2 Develop the process for measuring the success of the Inspire a Smile Today project                 5.3 Write a final report detailing the success of the Inspire a Smile Today project                
  9. 9. Time & Cost Projections
  10. 10. Expected Benefits <ul><li>Germanna Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brightened day leading to more productive work in school </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Germanna Faculty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brightened day leading to more productive and engaged teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Germanna Community College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater participation in Germanna Fest celebration </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Recommendation <ul><li>Fund and implement the project immediately </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expected benefits far outweigh costs and risks </li></ul></ul>

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