Help in answering the following questions: 1. Explain whether project management techniques are appropriate for this project and why. 2. Describe the strategic planning process involved in this project. 3. Choose five key topics that you would use as criteria for prioritizing projects, and then use a weighted scoring mat
Part 1: Select a project for development into a Project Plan. For this assignment, please describe in general terms the goal you would like to achieve in the project on which you will work. Your goal should meet the definition of SMART goals. Even though you will not actually be executing the plan you write for your final pr
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
1. Construct a network diagram using AON notation Activity Activity time(weeks) Immediate Predecessor(s) A 3 NONE B 4 A C 2 B D
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
Please compare and contrasting the 5 PMLC models. Which do you think would be the best model to use? (Need references).
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
Please define the 5 Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC). Linear, Incremental, Iterative, Adaptive, Extreme models.
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
Cultural Differences: There are differences among various cultures, and there are differences between people. You will come across these cultural differences while working with virtual teams. I selected a foreign culture of (China) - Identify the cultural differences between your own culture (USA) and the foreign culture
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
PMBOK: Chapter 6, Project and Time Management See attachment for background readings. Prepare a network diagram using the data in Table 1.Follow the format and process described by Lewis on pages 450-459. (See attached file for data).
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