Unit 3 IP – System Acquisition Principles

Word document, 600–1,200 words of new content


In the Discussion Board, you looked at the tasks that should be included in the project plan, so you will go back and update your project plan to include these tasks. You will also develop your request for proposal (RFP) based on Discussion Board. Prepare a table of the evaluation criteria that you will use to select your top vendor. Finally, you will present a status update process diagram and describe the process for the vendor to communicate status.


The following are the overall project deliverables:

  • Update the Key Assignment document title page with a new date and project name.
  • Update the previously completed sections based on the instructor’s feedback.
  • Create the following new section:
    • Acquisition Project Guidelines
      • Update the project plan and Gantt Chart with acquisition project activities with MS Project, and copy it into this section.
      • Develop a request for proposal (RFP) template for the acquisition project with the elements discussed in the Discussion Board for this week.
      • Develop a table with the vendor evaluation criteria.
      • Diagram and describe the vendor status update process.
  • Name the document “LastName_FirstName_MPM434_IP3.doc.”
  • Submit the document for grading.