Reflect back upon your entire MBA experience and identify the three most valuable things you have gained from this program that you are willing to share with your colleagues. Explain how these concepts or experiences have facilitated your development toward becoming a "world class manager."
See the attached file. 1. You have been promoted from being an effective manager in one department (finance) to be the manager in another department (manufacturing). Production is low, and has declined in recent months. That is why you got the job. The manager you are replacing did not work with his group to do much work with
DB- The materials manager is very familiar with older material requirements planning (MRP) systems, as well as more integrated manufacturing resource planning (MRPII) systems. In fact, he is quite proud of the way the MRPII system works; his entire team has worked hard and has achieved schedule accuracy of over 98% and inventory
Identify one of the goals of Six Sigma and provide an example of a project you have been involved with where the method could have helped the project outcome. Comment if your organization uses Six Sigma and, if so, the influence it has had on the results of projects and the overall business I work for a large insurance compa
Determine which factor is influencing the team dynamics and why. Pete's team consists primarily of engineers located in different places around the world. His project is important for the company, and senior management provides him with full support. Acquiring resources is never a problem for him. However, Pete's manager keep
Budget for the development of a Newsletter/Flyer- Wand Project You are required to get a budget together; you need an estimate the developmental hours for each person from internal to external graphic designer, web developer, secretary, errand boy/girl, typographer, and anyone else that is necessary. How many hours do we ne
Project Risks Identification Use the project risk categories that you brainstormed during the previous week to categorize the risks that you have determined for this assignment. Show a list of stakeholders and project teams that you utilized to identify risks. Thoroughly describe each project risk (at least 8), which include
Long-term investment projects require a thorough understanding of all attributes of doing business in that country, including import/export restrictions, labor relations, supplier financing, tax rules, depreciation schedules, currency properties and restrictions, and sources of short-term and long-term debt, to name a few. China
The case study will place the student in the role of a senior manager in charge of one of your company's Strategic Business Units (SBU). Your first task in this new position is to develop a project portfolio management process and then use this process to select projects for your SBUs portfolio. The case study will involve the a
Consider the following scenario: An international company wants to upgrade its Web site to make use of a recent advancement in technology. The chief executive officer wants the new Web site to be operational in a short time; therefore, it is decided that two information technology teams should work together to upgrade the Web
Now that the company offsite 2-day training session project is over, conduct a postmortem review. Submit a 1- to 2-page memo that does the following: - Details the benefits and drawbacks of a postmortem review - Lists who should partake in this meeting, - Indicates what you hope to discover at the conclusion I have a
An organization needs to have project management built into its culture to be effective. Evaluate the maturity of the project management culture in your organization and describe improvements that can be implemented based on your text readings. If you feel your organization does not yet have a project management culture explai
As the leader of a virtual team, how would you conduct a team orientation meeting if not face-to-face? Describe the challenges of not conducting the meeting face-to-face. Explain how you would overcome the challenges. Please focus with this information in mind Challenges of conducting an orientation meeting: Time zone diffe
The text describes the "tangible benefits" of using project management in Chapter Six, including the following areas: Lower Cost Shortened schedules No sacrifice of scope or quality Higher customer satisfaction Using Higher customer Sat, describe why it is mandatory to have strong project management techniques in the or
A leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment is considering placing a bid for 6 excavators. The manufacturer has just finished building the first excavator. The data for the first excavator is as follows: Labor Hours = 6,000 Material Cost = $200,000 Labor Cost = $50/hour The company expects a Learning Ra
Introduction: In recent years, communication technology has made many advancements. There are many technological options available to choose from. A virtual team needs to have a clear strategy for matching technology to tasks. Tasks: Consider the situations given below. Identify which asynchronous or synchronous communicati
Provide an example of project termination you have experienced related to education or technologies like IT. What steps were carried-out to close-out the project? (Provide references to the work and add a personal conclusion, length of around 500 words. References do not count to the total wording count).
The scenario is in the Unit 1 DB directions and is about a new project, the Wand. In addition, you need to develop a project plan outline for the Wand project using the 9 knowledge areas of the PMI PMBOK explaining the information you do know (initial timeline, objectives, team, etc.) and a description of how you will complete e
Negotiation is one critical interpersonal skill that a project manager needs to use during the project lifecycle. Analyze the components of the interpersonal skills in the multimedia assignment this week, and the planning components from a buyers and sellers perspective. Provide the skills that an effective project manager nee
Bargaining is a powerful tool for project managers at every level of the project. The text describes the importance of price between the buyer and the seller in relation to purchasing and supply management. The buyer wants the price generally to be low, and the seller wants the price to be high. Describe an example where a pr
Hello, The instructor said that my discussion was not related to the topic of Project management. It needs to be redone. Here is the requirement: Reading Assignment: Shtub, Bard, and Globerson, Chaps. 1 and 2 PMI, Chaps. 1, 2 and 4.1 Scenario Company Background PROVISION Healthcare Technologies manufactures patie
Reading: Shtub, Bard, and Globerson, Chaps. 1 and 2 PMI, Chaps. 1, 2 and 4.1 Scenario Company Background PROVISION Healthcare Technologies manufactures patient image wands (hardware with underlying software) used by healthcare providers (primarily hospitals and physician offices) as part of larger systems to test and monitor
How can Microsoft Project, Open Workbench and/or Excel be used in project risk management? (Provide references to the work and add a personal conclusion, length minimum 500 words. References do not count to the wording total).
a. Would a good baseline plan have helped to make up time? b. Draw a responsibility chart for effective control. c. What would you have done when you saw that the project would not meet its schedule? d. Project records were apparently poor, what records should have been kept and how?
GU's Project has successfully completed multiple phases. The next phase of the project is to implement the mobile application so that students can receive updates on their courses from their mobile devices (phone, iPad, etc). Please address the 4 key stages of project monitoring and how that will be useful for the ongoing projec
Please view the attached file to see the tables laid out properly. 1.) Given the following network project: Activity Estimated Time (mo.) Immediate Predecessor A 10 - B 12 - C 15 - D 18 A E 7 C F 9 B,C a. Develop a network diagram. b. How long will it take to complete the project? c. Which activit
Project management (PM) demands a lot of communication for each task as it represents defining the task, identifying the time to complete the task, orientation of tasks, and resources such as people and costs to complete the task on time. In some projects there might be hundreds of tasks with interim goals. In today's world a
Read the required article "Project Management Horror Stories." Describe the importance of project scope, risk management or change management to one of the cases in the article. How would you improve any of the suggestions already provided in lessons learned section of the article? In at least 200 words, provide a comprehensive
A project manager needs to understand how to escalate issues and decisions at the right time during a project. Describe the importance of project sponsorship and leadership when it comes to escalating decisions during a project, and provide professional examples of escalation where possible. In at least 200 words, provide a comp