Project Charter: Acme Home Improvements De Mexico City

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Acme Home Improvements de México, SA de CV

Project Charter

AMBA640 Section 9044

Professor Jon-David Knode

Team Two

Joyce Buchanan
Mamta Bumb

Eugene Chung

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
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• Elementary Spanish language classes will be compulsory for on-site management, and English classes will be offered as a benefit to interested workers. • Translators will be hired to assist in communications between project management and local staff hired to complete the project.

A marketing team will be assembled to roll out the Acme product in this new environment: • Environmental scanning will be done to ensure that Acme offers competitive prices to local competitors such as Home Depot, and that store design is aligned with the shopping habits of the Mexico City consumer. • Marketing materials such as TV and print advertisements will be created. • Promotions, coupon placement, etc. will be devised to attract business. • Competitive Analysis of other home improvement stores in the area.
• Store Design Team – Plan design of store • Construction Team – Plan and schedule construction • Human Resource Team – Plan hiring, training and implementation of current company policies and procedures • Management Team – Plan all simultaneous projects from beginning to end (i.e. construction to opening day.)

Roles and Responsibilities:

Project Manager: The project manager is responsible for the timely and efficient execution of the