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Project Schedule and Critical Path

Based on the material covered in class and using the following information about the activities of a project, please identify: 1. the shortest amount of time in which the project schedule can be crashed without exceeding $7K and 2. the project critical path that resulted from crashing the project Please see attachment fo

Simulation Methods: Project Risks

Explain the possible benefits to using one of the simulation methods when assessing for possible project risks. Why is this method better for some projects than risk mapping, FMEA, the gut-feeling method, and the Delphi method?

Project Team Attributes

What are the attributes necessary for a team to be effective when preparing to begin a project initiation? Are all equally important? Why, or why not?

High Risk Hazards

The organisation has tasked to reduce the rate of a particular type of incident or particular type of high risk hazards which is commonly occurring. The task requires to address the following with respect to the particular incident in accordance with the organisational procedures. 1. Select an incident or particular type of h

Operations Management Case Studies

See attachment for data: Lesson 3 A. Henry Morgan is interested in analyzing one particular job that his company has bid on. It is essentially an assembly job with some machine work as well. His foreman has told Mr. Morgan that the whole job can best be analyzed by breaking it down into a total of 11 activities, not cou

Successful Project Risk Management: Sponsor Change Request

1.How should a project manager respond to a change request from a sponsor that is clearly beyond the scope of the project? Please explain 2. What can be done to ensure effective and successful project risk management? Please explain, provide examples

Contemporary Issues in Project Management

The recruitment of key personnel such as recruitment specialists, sales managers, and scientists is now well under control and almost complete. Your company needs 3 more scientists. An executive recruiter offers you the opportunity, within budget, to provide you with the means of acquiring these necessary personnel. The dilemma

Employee Training Program Project Risk

I need to prepare a project risk document for an employee training program that I am developing. The project risk document should have the following elements in the body: Can you please help me with what this may look like. - Risk identification. - Risk assessment. - Risk response planning. - Risk monitoring.

Project Adjustments & Procurement

1. Can you make a full stop on a project to make adjustments? Justify your answer. 2. In the restaurant industry, what could be the single most difficult issue in procurement management for a project manager? Why?

Effective Project Management

What was the project? Briefly explain whether or not the project was successful. What factors contributed to how well the project worked or how it did not work?

Case Study: Project Scheduling at Blanque Check Construction

Case Study: Project Scheduling at Blanque Check Construction Refer to this case study below and provide input for the questions. Joe has worked for Blanque Cheque Construction (BCC) for five years, mainly in administrative positions. Three months ago, he was informed that he was being transferred to the firm's project ma

Project Management Life Cycle Critique

In approximately 800 words, you are now to aggressively defend the logic underlying at least 2 of the other project managers' strategic plans (pick 2 of your fellow classmates). In doing so, be sure to inform your CEO of the following: - The general strengths attributable to the project management life cycle theory - Why the

Riskless Project: Which Statement Is False?

Suppose a risk less project requires an initial investment of $10 and will generate a one-time cash inflow of $30 two years later. Assuming a risk-free interest rate of 5%, which of the following statements about the project is FALSE? 1. The net present value of the project is positive 2. The IRR is greater then 50 percent 3.

Project Management Life Cycle Critique: IP

See the attached file. After presenting the CEO with your strategy based on a successful joint meeting held with the executive director of research and development and the executive director of sales, the CEO has informed you that that in fact she wants you to develop this plan according to the phases of the project managemen

Interviewee Selection Criteria and Process

I have selected two interviewees for the topic: "The Future of Global IT Project Management for my small-scale qualitative project. I have chosen this topic because I managed global projects for the Boeing Company for many years and it is still of great interest to me. In two paragraphs, summarize the process by which you se

Analyze a firm's commitment to quality

You are to choose a publicly-traded company and analyze the firm's commitment to quality, based upon the principles learned in this course. Among the Items to consider are: - value chains - performance measurements - goods and service design - supply chain issues - inventory control - forecasting - scheduling -

Vision of the Project: Advancement Corporation

As the project manager for Advancement Corporation, you act as the CEO's deputy. As such, you are granted the authority to develop and promote the vision or direction of the project: you must provide a solution to this personnel crisis. More specifically, this means that it is considered common knowledge throughout the organizat

Woody 2000 Project

I am having difficulty answering these questions. a. How was startup managed on the Woody project? How should it have been managed? b. The Woody 2000 project was evidently not well run. Why? Give reasons for your opinion. c. Develop a list of "Key Success Indicators" that could and should have been measured on comple

Project Completion and Activity Time

You will be given a list of the activities of a project with completion time estimate for each activity. You will be asked to calculate 7 questions. (a) Calculate the expected duration of each activity. Also, calculate the expected duration of each path. (b) Calculate the variance of each activity and variance of each path. Al

Multicultural management in the virtual project setting

- Identify the most critical issues faced by managers with regard to the topic - Outline solutions to the issues identified using theories and best practices presented in an international management module - Cite real-world examples (I like to use the example of Google). (You may wish to focus on one organization but shoul

Developing a Project Plan

How do I write a Project Plan (developing an outline)? What must be taken into consideration for a project plan?

Using Project Risk Management

Please just pick one topic below and use Project Risk Management Plan point to develop the question. 1. Develop a risk management plan for school as a school authority - take an example of the recent gun shoot incident in the United States. 2. Image yourself in the role of a president and look at the case of the recent gun

Critical Issues for the Success of a Project

As a project manager, discuss the critical issues that affect the success of a project. Discuss the areas that you consider your strengths, and what areas would be hard for you to manage. Use specific examples to support your answer.

Web Infrastructure Improvement Project

The firm will focus on gathering information necessary to meet requirement of web hosting through assessment while making recommendation to create policies and procedure to address organization web hosting needs in several locations within the organization. The Project Manager will work with stakeholders and every team member to