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Business Management and Project Management Protocols

1. The three objectives of any Project are schedule (deadline), cost (budget), and scope (client requirements). Often, doing well with respect to one objective means compromising on at least one of the other two objectives. Choose one of these three objectives, and discuss a situation from your own experience, in which that obje

The Negotiation Process: Four Stages

Discuss the following statements a. Define the Four Stages of the Negotiation Process and discuss what changes have taken place in the negotiation tactics since the 1950s. b. Explain why the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA) is important in preparing the negotiation. c . Discuss the difference between

Basics of financial statements

Let's say that our company has assigned you to work on a project plan for a new internal support system. This system will be expected to track financial aspects of your company's existing and proposed projects. In a proposal to the corporate management can you help me complete the following: Explain how balance sheets, inco

Family Reunion spreadsheet using Excel

A couple of your cousins have heard from other family members that you are using Excel to organize the family reunion data and create invoices and labels. They have asked you if you can help them create a check registry for one of their projects. They have created a workbook for their project, and you decide to review the formul

Impact of Longer Working Hours on Employees

I have drawn out and turned in an outline that did not turn out so well. I am trying to create a Research Proposal on the effects of employees that have to suddenly change from a 9-5, 5 days a week, weekends and holidays off to a 24/7 operation with only 15 employees being able to cover the hours. I believe I have mis-read infor

Car Buying Comparison

Assume that, at some point in your life, you will purchase a home or a car. When purchasing an item of this size and cost, there is much to be considered. You will need to take out a loan to purchase the item. When taking out a loan, there are many factors that you must consider. How much does the item cost, how much of a down p

Where to draw the Line Mixing Business and Pleasure?

"Never mix business with personal matters - it just leads to damage relationships, poor business decisions, or both." In what ways might this be a fair statement? In what ways is it unwise advice? Provide examples to support your views.

IT Project Quality Management - Expert Judgement

lets say that your company has seen important internal projects go off course during execution. After-the-fact analysis has revealed that the common factors are inadequate budget controls and inconsistencies in budget estimation. Senior management now believes that developing and integrating a set of standard control processes f

Mitigation of Problems when Risk is Unavoidable

I previously was at a company that was primarily Windows server based; however, they had one old AIX operating system server. The server was very old, out of maintenance, and the risk had been weighed that they would not replace the hardware as they wanted to eventually replace the business application that ran on the server wi

Control Risk to Reduce Impact

Can you think of any examples of risks that you've either read about or had experience with where it was not possible to eliminate/resolve the risk, but just control it to reduce impact to the project?

Organization Culture & Ethics

Describe the connections between culture and ethics. What is the potential for organizational culture to serve as a means of improving ethics in an organization? PRACTICAL APPLICATION: When has ethics been a speed bump for an organization of which you've been part? Or, on the reverse side, when has the culture of an organi

Potential Costs of an IT project

provide one more item that could be a potential cost for an I.T. project. Software license fees are a potential cost. If a packaged software solution is being purchased, such as a human resources system, instead of developing it in house, there will be software licensing fees from the vendor. The initial software licensing co

How the Internet Changed

Describe how the Internet changed from a government research project into a technology for business users.

Risk mitigation in projects.

Risk management covers response, monitoring, controlling, prevention, and so forth. Above all else, it is concerned with project impact. •In view of the fact that various measures and techniques can be used to mitigate risks, do you think that project risks can be completely eliminated? Why or why not? •Although risk can

Project Managers for Project Performance Issues

If Keeping track of project performance and taking corrective action when necessary has become a serious issue for project managers at your company. •If you are hired in the middle of a software project (the previous project manager was fired), what would you do to ensure that the project conforms to agreed-upon quality and

Project Management - Matrices

Hello, I need help in understanding the difference between a Weak matrix and Balanced matrix and strong. matrix. And which one would be the best to run a project on Kitchen remodeling? Thank you, Sabrena

Comprehensive Strategic Management Plan

STRATEGIC MARKETING PLAN INTRODUCTION This assignment entails development of a comprehensive strategic marketing plan for a new product or service that is ready to "go to market". PRODUCT/SERVICE requires application of concepts learned to build a strategic marketing plan for a new product or service that is ready to "

Executive Summary of Business Plan

I need help with a two page executive summary I have part of it done. The summary is based on the program project that is attached. (See Executive Summary attached I have 1 page done) Executive Summary We suggest that you make it two pages or less. Include everything that you would cover in a five-minute interview. Expl

Project Management Approaches

IP PROJECTS Lets say that your company is considering the adoption of a rigorous form of quality management to keep projects focused on business goals. you are somewhat acquainted with a variety of approaches to quality management. Your boss has asked you to create a report to answer some questions. Can you help me comple

PM Questions - Need the response back asap

Please reference the attached. Please only assign this to yourself if you can complete this within the next couple of hours. This is a rush. Please do not assign this to yourself and then return it to the field hours later. This is time sensitive.

Project Management Capstone

Using the provided template for the Project Management Plan, prepare the Introduction section. For this assignment, I am responsible for including the following information: This section will include a statement of the problem and its impact on the organization. Identify the approaches that could be used to solve the probl

Two Control Processes Examples for IT Project

Question In an Information Technology project, there are many quality control processes that can be utilized. One of these processes could include a review of the requirements after the list is completed. This will help ensure the list is complete and that everyone understands the requirements. Another quality control process c

Prioritizing risks in IT project

Lets say that you are still the project manager for the computer upgrades. Briefly describe the four 4 risks you identified in posting # 584934 Using the risk assessment techniques, describe your assessment decisions. Please include the following elements: - Describe the risk assessment techniques you used to rank your 4 ri

qualitative and quantitative merits in project management

After identifying risks, ranking is critical to resource allocation. This allows for the identification of critical risks. Risk assessment is just as important, if not more important, to risk identification. In addition to qualitative risk assessment such as SWOT, Delphi Technique, and brainstorming, quantitative risk assessment

Quality assurance and quality control, IT

To maximize its project benefits and minimize rework, lets say that your company wants to make sure that its IT projects align with its business goals and meet specified quality standards. Quality assurance and quality control are used to improve project quality. What is the relationship between quality assurance and qualit

Computer Procurement Issues: A Case of CompuComputer and Medina Office Store

Read the Case Study https://online.columbiasouthern.edu/CSU_Content/courses/Business/BBA/BBA4326/12E/UnitII_Assessment.pdf and answer the following questions in detail. Submit this assignment as one comprehensive word document. 1.What do you believe is the best way to handle this situation if you were Nicholas? If you we

Computer upgrade risks

Lets say that you are the project manager for an upgrade of computers in your company. lets say that you need to upgrade 30 systems, including 10 desktops (for office personnel) and 20 laptops (for remote workers). Each system must access the company network, as well as a common installation of software, security components, and