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Personal Project: Project Charter

The Project Charter should include the following sections: Description and Scope Background info on organization, history of the problem / business need Objectives - the solution to the need, success criteria Benefits of the solution Scope statement - major deliverables, specific out-of-scope items. Business case - is t

Project Management Finishing Well

The purpose of this assignment is to help you understand and synthesize project closing processes as they relate to project management. The case addresses program management, project quality, and project closing considerations and issues. Read the case study "American Shogun" on pp. 341-347 of https://saidnazulfiqar.files.wor

Earned Value Analysis Structured Explanation

The purpose of this assignment is to help you to understand the application of Earned Value Analysis (EVA) for project management monitoring and control. Read the case study "That Which Is Not Earned Is Never Valued" on . Then help answer the four discussion questions that follow the case, applying current, relevant theory. A

Systems Development: Involvement of Business User

For this assignment, you will need to access the CSU Online Library to research two articles concerning information systems development and project management. Drawing on these two articles, your textbook, and other sources, write an essay that addresses the following: 1. Provide a well-formulated thesis statement in your int

Consumers & Retail Sales & Retail Credit Cards

1. A quick check of advertisement in the newspaper, on the internet or on TV will find any number of "sales". Sales may include "hot items" for special events or holidays or may include clearance items from the season just ended. Explain how discounts are used in retail stores to encourage consumer spending and describe a sale y

Business Management for Manufacturing Operations

Weekly Question for Week 8. Hallmark has sent you to Thailand to start a manufacturing operation. The 10 pieces of equipment you need just arrived in customs. When you go to the customs area you notice a 2 star Thailand General inspecting your equipment. You say "hello." The General says that for $10,000 cash your equipment

Information Technology (IT) Management

Question 1 What are some of the current challenges in IT management?Also, discuss briefly the challenges of centralized vs. decentralized IT organizations. Question 2 What is the role of Information Technology in organizations and businesses?How do IT managers interact with others in the organization?How can IT managers

The Captiva Conglomerate Case Study

Al Carpenter, Materials manager at Captiva Conglomerate, has called a meeting with his Inventor and Spares manager, Sam Sliderule, and his Supply manager, Aaron Blumencranz, Jason Patel , vice president of Operations, Monica Stein, vice president of finance, and Jana Perry, director of Information Technology, are also in attend

Restaurant Improvement Proposal

I need help revising an upscale restaurant business proposal I have a PowerPoint presentation, but it really should have been assigned to someone fluid in graphics using Power Point. English grammar and current business background is a MUST. I need this to present to peers for critique. I also need someone who has

Dimensions of Good Project Management

Question 1 Discuss the basic dimensions of good project management and provide an example to support your response Question 2 In project planning, budgeting, and scheduling describe the roles played by key stakeholders and users. Question 3 Explain the role of accountability in project management and discuss w

Celoxis: Assessment of Web Based Portfolio

After you review the Celoxis website, write a 2- to 3-page paper, double-spaced. Start the paper with a brief overview and a description of Celoxis software, uses, advantages, and disadvantages, and your experience with the evaluation process. What are the advantages of using a tool to evaluate technology decisions?

IT Governance: Compliance

Write a 2- to 3-page double-spaced paper. Length: Follow the number of pages required in the assignment excluding cover page and references. Each page should have about 300 words.

Socio Technical Systems: Presentation

Review the experience of one organization's IT transition difficulties, described in the following article: Charette, R. (2010, June 30). "Outstanding success" or nightmare payroll system: Lawsuit will decide. IEEE Spectrum. Retrieved from http://spectrum.ieee.org/riskfactor/computing/it/outstanding­success­or­nightmarepay

Project Closure Statements

I need help completing the following with an example or something that I can use as a sample to go by. Think of a project that you have previously been a part of at a past or current place of employment, and imagine that you were appointed the project manager. Describe the process you and your project team would follow

Project: Construction

I need help with an example/sample for the following assignment. Scenario: You are the project manager responsible for a new building construction in northern Virginia. The building is worth $500,000 and will have five bedrooms, a kitchen, landscaping, and a two-car garage to be completed in two years. This was agreed upon in

Positive and Negative Risks Associated with Business Projects

Previously in the course, you were asked to think of a project you have been involved with at your place of employment. Think of that same project, imagine that you have been appointed the project manager, and complete the following: Identify some of the positive and negative risks associated with this project, and then rank

the precedence diagram method

I need help with an example/sample for the following assignment. Previously in the course, you were asked to think of a project you have been involved with at your place of employment. Think of that same project, imagine that you have been appointed the project manager, and complete the following: Create a schedule of the

Project-Based Management: Leading strategic Change

Think of a project you have been involved with at your place of employment or a place where you one day envision yourself working, and imagine that you were appointed the project manager for this project. Describe the activities that you and your project team will perform in the initiating, planning, executing, controlling and

Organizational Structure and Project Management

I need help with an example/sample for the following assignment. Review an article that describes how an organization's structure can shape the roles of a project manager and project team throughout the duration of a project. The article you select must be at least five pages long, and no more than five years old. Write a

Trends in Business

To lead a successful business, leaders and managers must be aware of developing trends, concepts, and advances that are occurring due to technology and globalization. The focus is on the value of the triple bottom line - profits (or revenue minus expenses), people, and the planet. In addition to speed, innovation, and quality, l

Case Study: Five Companies

Length: Minimum 4 pages excluding cover page and references (since a page is about 300 words, this is approximately 1,200 or more words).

Quality management system based on the Malcolm Baldridge

This solution examines how a quality management system based on the Baldridge criteria yielded were used to guide the U.S Postal Service in a changing market environment. In 1993 under the leadership of Marvin Runyon, the US Postal Service embarked on establishing quality measurement principles based on the Baldridge criteria t

Information Systems Development and project management

I really need help with a 3 part question.. 1. How can a business user be involved in the core activities of building an information system..how software development methodologies such as agile development can work in tandem with project management for the benefit of both information systems development projects and organizatio

Information Security Reviews

Case Assignment Revisit Bruce Schneier's presentation in Module 2. This time, please focus on his discussions on cost/benefit analysis. Schneier, B. (2008). What are the implications of spying? CCTV interview with Bruce Schneier. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar67N94NYr0 If you don't have access to the pres

House of Quality to provide the organization with your perspect

Imagining yourself to be the customer, construct a House of Quality to provide the organization with your perspectives on what the important dimensions of quality are and how well the organization is currently meeting your needs. Develop a SPC checklist for each dimension of the product that you believe would be subject to stat

Absorption Costing Utilized by Managers

Critics of absorption cost have increasingly emphasized its potential for leading to undesirable incentives for managers. Give at least two examples and discuss.

Three leaders selected are Howard Schultz CEO of Starbuck's

For the purpose of this analysis, the three leaders selected are Howard Schultz CEO of Starbuck's, Tim Cook CEO of Apple and Larry Page CEO of Alphabet Inc. All of these leaders are known for their leadership skills and played an important role in developing strategies which are compatible with the needs of the modern era. These

Operations Management Scheduling

1. What is sub-optimization in scheduling? 2. Describe how cost accounting is sometimes antithetical to the Theory of Constraints (TOC). 3. What is the difference between finite and infinite loading? 4. You are responsible for an operation that has 12 distinct jobs. Seven of those jobs must be processed in two ope