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Project Management Models and Information Systems

Envision a new information system for some business function for Stratasys. Compare and contrast at least 2 project management models for assessing the business value of this envisioned information system.

Project Capstone: Management Memo on Decision Making

What are methods of knowing if you are making good decisions? What assumptions are used in management? See attachment. You have just been promoted from front-line supervisor to be one of the firm's senior managers. During your business education, you learned that the primary role of a manager is to make good decisions. As

Approving Project Scope

Project Scope 1. Project deliverables and work required 2. Description of product (or service) 3. Project exclusions or constraints Discuss how the scope of the project will be approved and how changes to the scope will be documented, reviewed, and approved.

Identifying a Project Sponsor and Customer

I need help on part 3 of this. Identify the Project Sponsor (we are allowed to use anyone, even make up a name) & Customer. Write 600-750 words about your section out of this project plan. Discuss and come to a consensus on the scope of the project, including the major deliverables and the items that are not part of the

Change Management in a Project

Describe the concept of the change management process within a project. Provide two specific reasons why having a structured change management process will improve the chances of success for a project.

Project Management Stages

Discuss what stage of development is the most critical for high performance and project success. Use specific concepts and ideas.

Project Management: Closeout Checklist

Create a closeout checklist for a project including details on what steps you need to take to close the project and your communication methods in doing so. In addition, include what, if anything, could have been done differently to improve the project's performance.

Characteristics of High-Performing Project Management Teams

What are the four most important characteristics of high-performaning teams for project? Why are each so critical? How are they related to each other? Give at least to examples from each characteristics. Explain how outsources help or hinder the project. Would you use outsources again? Why or why not?

Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis

A common assumption following the completion of a project would be that the sun would rise the next day. Suppose for a moment the sun did not rise. The severity of this risk would threaten not only the completion of this project but most other projects. In other words, the risk posed by the sun not rising is extremely high; howe

Determining the Status of a Project

I need calculate the true status of a project on tasks a and b. Information that is presented is: Budgeted Work/Cost (PV) Actual Cost to date (AC) % work completed Estimate to complete Planned start & end dates - Start is Jan. 1, End is April 30 Actual start date - Feb. 1 Projected end date Planned Resources Utilized

Evaluating Vendor's Proposals for a Project

At times, a project manager must evaluate proposals from identified vendors and make decisions based on the project budget and schedule. It is essential to determine how the organization will determine the best response to the proposal's individual vendors? IRTC has asked you to evaluate the customer service add-on the vendor

Project Management - Cost and Time Methods

As a project manager, discuss the cost and time methods you would chose to work with and why you believe these are the best. What methods would you not want to work with and why? Choose one of your least favorite methods, and discuss how you would manage a project if you were forced to use this method. 500 words.

Persuasive Memo: Starting a Company Citizenship Project

Persuasive Memo: Starting a Company Citizenship Project Congratulations! You've recently been hired as a Public Relations Assistant! After having worked at your new job for several weeks, you've discovered a lack of corporate giving, community involvement and environmental awareness. Seeing a wonderful opportunity to promote

Change Management and Changing the Scope of a Project; handling change requests.

Change continually happens during a project as you learn more information and make adjustments. Some changes have small impacts and can be easily worked around without much effort. However, what happens when the proposed change affects the project's scope? Discuss change requests and what kinds of questions you would have for th

Managing Project Trade-Offs

When managing project trade-offs it is important to understand the root cause of the conflict and why the need for trade-offs exists. Project managers must carefully evaluate information about the problems that are occurring during a project. Things are often more complicated than the situation first appears. When trying to gath

Project management plan and phases

List three important items that belong within a project management plan, and the importance of breaking the project into phases. Please comment on the importance of obtaining sponsorship approval when concluding each phase of the project.

Project Charter Importance

Describe the importance of a project charter to the project manager. How does a strong project sponsor and clear project scope apply to the overall success of a project? Please provide a comprehensive answer using your reading, knowledge and experience.

OD Intervention Project in a Higher Educational Institution Setting

For the case below, prepare a report indicating the entry process, explain how you would enter the organization as an Organizational Development Consultant, and identify the contact person within the selected organization. OD Intervention Strategies: The Case of an Educational Institution Assumption about the hypothetical

Project/Operations Management

Please help me with: (1) Present a convincing disparate treatment claim of someone being discriminated against based on age (2) Present a rebuttal to that affect (of the disparate treatment claim). Please provide me with an example in detail using at least 900-1000 words.

Calculating Annual Project Free Cash Flow

In the spring of 2010, Jemison Electric was considering an investment in a new distribution center. Jemisons CFO anticipates additional earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of $ 100,000 for the first year of operation of the center in 2011, and, over the next five years, the firm estimates that this amount will grow at a ra

Cost of wine decreases as output increases -- why?

The controller predicted the following costs at various levels of wine output: (see the attached file for proper formatting) wine output (0.75 litre bottles) 10000 bottles 15000 bottles 20000 bottles variable production costs 44,400.00 66,600.00

Project Management and Decision Making

Project Management and Decision Making Respond to the following in discussion: - Who approves and reject changes to the scope of the project? - Who approves and reject resources. - Should the project manager have full authority to change control? - What type of system should be in place to manage change request? - Explain

Project Crashing Cost Calculations

Using the activity matrix information and diagram, how would I determine: - the crash cost per day for each activity - which activities I would have to crash in order to meet a 12 day deadline at minimum cost - how much more would it cost to crash the project Activity Normal Time Crash Time Normal Cost

IT Project Request

What information is typically included in an initial IT project request? In a project charter?

Post-Project Evaluations

Why do you think organizations tend to ignore post-project evaluations? How could the concept of making such evaluations mandatory be implemented? How does an understanding of how people learn affect project evaluations? Using measurement strategies can help determine whether or not there is a need for a quality-improvement p