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).
What quantitative and qualitative approaches might be used to analyze the problem in your project? In your opinion, what is the best quantitative and qualitative approach? What is your rationale? Explain.
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
Question: List five important factors that should be in the project review and is it important to tell the sponsors what they want to hear, or the truth about the actual status of the project?
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
Describe three ways to manage resources in integrated project management. Comment on the importance of the project management system in the process of assigning resources to a particular project or task, and how the attributes of a project team are important in these assignments. In at least 200 words, provide a comprehensive an
The text ( David Burt, et al. 2010) discusses risk management in the supply chain area. In your work environment are you risk conscious? Are you directed not to take risks, or does your company encourage risk taking if you can justify the results perhaps having a greater reward than the costs?
I am lost and need help: Comparing and contrast these formal quality improvement programs: Edward Deming's Quality program Six Sigma Consider the following factors: The main premise of the program Key requirements for successful implementation Initial steps to implement it
1. Philip Crosby said that quality is free. Why? 2. List the three concepts central to Taguchi's approach. Briefly discuss each concept.
How does risk identification help with project contingency planning? Provide an example of a specific contingency plan you have ever used, and why it was necessary.
What is the value of providing access to documents via the Internet or a corporate intranet? What is the goal of data management? What are three benefits of document management systems? What is the difference between 3G and 4G? What is virtual collaboration? Give an example.
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?
Discuss the relationship between a project's critical success factors and inherent risks.
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.
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
Please help me with a jumping off point for an extensive paper about the role of project leaders in evaluating and addressing project changes.
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
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
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
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?
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.
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,
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
1. What information is most and least useful to a project leader when creating a project organization chart? 2. What kind of information should be available to team members or restricted to senior management?
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.