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Techniques for Risk Identification

List and describe two techniques for risk identification, such as brainstorming, a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), or a scenario analysis. What are advantages and disadvantages of each technique? How might these be suited for technical or construction projects?

Statement of Work

Develop a statement of work for a Software Development Project. Use the format 1) background 2) Tasks (3) objectives (4) approach (5) input source Then create a WBS for the above project. What are the key steps, including work packages tasks and any related sub tasks for the project.

IT Risk Mitigation

With the new opportunities that IT can create, there are risks and threats that must be addressed. 1. What are the major risks to the organization when implementing and using IT? 2.To what degree are IT security risks and business risks interrelated? 3. What disadvantages might a business encounter from a "locked-d

Project Chains-2-Gains

Chains-2-Gains hires people just released from prison and put them into temp-to-perm jobs with their client employers. This helps ex-offenders to gain experience and skills and overcomes significant barriers to employment. The case manager conducts the initial interview and assessments. Job Readiness Training & Job Placem

Project Management Risk Assessment

You are the project manager for a new multi-million dollar building renovation for your organization. The company needs to maximize the space that they have and the best approach is to do a staggered build out in order to better maximize the space in the existing building. You feel that the best approach was to negotiate with mu

Project Management for New Initiatives

Imagine as a project manager for Apple Inc. you are presented with 3 new initiatives and requested to recommend you choice of one. Which one would you choose and why? The products are the new 55-inch iTV, iWatch and iWallet. Through the course of capturing requirements, you come up with the following Table(s) for each initia

Project Management: Managing Stakeholder Expectations

Stakeholders may not communicate as frequently or politely as a project leader prefers. How would you work with a stakeholder who threatens to go over your head and complain to your supervisor if you cannot guarantee specific results?

Risk Assessment in a Project

What is risk reassessment and what advantage and disadvantage does it have within a project. Also what are the different type of reporting practices that can be use within a project and if they have any advantage and disadvantage within the project.

Practice Problems - Net Cash Flow, Depreciation, Project Evaluation and More

Problem 3 A drill press costs $30,000 and is expected to have a 10 year life. The drill press will be depreciated on a straight-line basis over 10 years to a zero estimated salvage value. This machine is expected to reduce the firm's cash operating costs by $4,500 per year. If the firm is in the 40 percent marginal tax bracket,

Negotiating Who Will Do the Major Share of the Work in a Project

People handle conflict in different ways. Assume you are the project leader and two of your team members (who report to you) are trying to negotiate who will take the major share of the work on a new project. Both feel they are overwhelmed and overworked already and neither wants the additional responsibility. Assume one of the

Optimizing Project Budget

What does it mean to crash a project? What are some ways to save money? Is it possible to shorten the critical path and save money? Explain how.

Identifying Project Stakeholders

Discuss different ways how to identify project stakeholders? Provide examples of how you as a project manager might control and manage stakeholder engagement.

Project Charter, Scope, and Work Breakdown Structure Assignment

Project Charter, Scope, and Work Breakdown Structure Assignment You have been selected to participate in a prestigious internship in a health care organization by working for the chief information officer (CIO). Your internship will consist of a series of project management activities you complete throughout this course.

Team-Based PM and Team-Based PM Best Practices

"Team-Based PM" 1. Discuss how a "project team" could be leveraged to solve a specific challenge you are facing in your position as an Administrator at work or in your academic life. Explain your response. 2. Analyze the facets of team performance to determine which capacity is the mot important across the greatest number of s

Project Audits

1. What information is gathered in a project audit and when does this typically happen? 2. Are project audits conducted in your organization? Why or why not?

ensuring that each IT project delivers value

How can you, as the IT manager, ensure that each IT project delivers value to your organization? Use the purchase of new presentation software for your organization's marketing department as an example.

Please help with business consultant question

Overview: The emphasis in this week is on how the consultant plans to obtain a contract through an understanding of the roles of the consulting team, creating a schedule for initial and subsequent meetings with the client, and effective use of the consulting process. Additionally, the week's readings provide enhanced knowledge o