This excerpt answers the following questions: What are your most important considerations when building a project schedule? Must you first consider deadlines? What kinds of scheduling constraints are common? What factors might intervene between the plan and its execution to disrupt the resources assigned to the project?
This excerpt discusses the four types of baselines that are essential to creating a good project schedule.
We have developed a complete WBS that we feel truly defines the scope of the project, and it is well organized. We have reviewed some available resources, including some outside sources; however we must first build a schedule baseline. How do you get started? What methods help in scheduling? Is there the same kind of team proces
Which elements and functions must we consider when developing the project schedule?
This excerpt explains what factors might intervene between a project plan and its execution to disrupt the resources assigned to the project. It also explains what a project manager can do to prevent these things from happening.
Please provide general information about how to manage a project schedule from start to finish and develop a work breakdown structure in detail.
Earned Value Calculations have many uses in project management. This excerpt gives a brief overview of the theory. This entry will provide you with answers to the following questions: Why are earned value techniques any different than just comparing the traditional budget to date with the expenditures to date? After reviewing th
This excerpt outlines some of the pitfalls that a project manager can experience while working on new and complicated projects.
One of the risks you anticipated for the project was the late delivery of the prototype from the vendor. You adjusted your project schedule to minimize the impact of the risk, built in a penalty for late delivery, and created action plans in case the vendor delivered late. You also identified a risk with the vendor that they hav
Scenerio: Your team is working on the opportunity assessment when you are notified there will be room on the agenda of the senior executive monthly meeting for you to present your results. There is great excitement about this assessment, and the senior executives do not want to wait. As you did not anticipate getting in front
What are the variables that must be considered when developing a project schedule? Give a short explanation of how they impact the schedule development
I am looking for assistance in the analysis of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory case study. 1. Should Gentry Lee recommend launch or delay for the MBE mission? What are the most important factors to consider in this decision? 2. Identify the principal risk-management processes used in the MBE project. What role does each play
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
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?
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?
Building Boeing 787 Dereamliner Sources of construction project risk: a. Timeline risk b. Costs risk c. Disruptions risk Need detail explanation for each timeline risk , cost risk and Disruptions risk separately in each paragraph. Please provide source.
Activity Immediate Predecessor (Time Weeks) A - 1 B A 4 C A 3 D B 2 E C ,D
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
Explain the process you would use to close a project.
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
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
During a recent visit to Colombia, several members of the Secret Service apparently engaged in various forms of misconduct. What is your assessment of the Obama administration's handling of the crisis?
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
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.
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?
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 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
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
1. Why are accurate estimates critical to effective project management? Please explain in detail. 2. What argument can you provide as to why a project's scope must be tied to the WBS? Please explain in detail.
Please write a small paragraph about one of these : Apple - Wal-Mart- V . Mega start Mission- Turnover- Low and high cost - Low and high quality company cares about its employees should be like a family working environment should people strive to work together
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.