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Project Communication

PMI's Project Management Book of Knowledge states that Communications Management includes the following processes: 1. Identify Stakeholders 2. Plan Communications 3. Distribute Information 4. Manage Stakeholder Expectations 5. Report Performance How do all of these fit into the communications management process?

Risk Assessment Matrix

Please develop a risk assessment matrix for a fictitious project. Write something describing the benefits of this matrix.

Overview of Final Project for developing and using a dashboard in an organization

The first step is an outline for the project 1st assignment---------Review the information on the following website: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/. Following these guidelines, and create a cover page, an effective outline, and the references page (containing at least three resources) for your final projec

13) Governmental units use which fund type to account for services provided to the general public on a user-charge basis? A. Permanent fund B. Enterprise fund C. General fund D. Internal service fund 14) Proprietary funds utilize what basis of accounting? A. Cash B. Accrual C. Modified accrual D. Budgetary 15) Funds that are used to account for activities similar to those often engaged in by profit-seeking businesses are: A. capital project funds B. special revenue funds C. proprietary funds D. agency funds 16) The tax agency fund of Fulton County collected $6,000,000 for a school district, $3,000,000 for the county general fund and $4,000,000 for a municipality. County general fund employees handle the collections and a 3% collection fee is charged all units except the county. The total amount of revenue recognized by the county general fund would be: A. $3,090,000 B. $3,000,000 C. $2,910,000 D. $3,300,000 17) The City of Sycamore has investments in bonds. These bonds have an amortized cost of $998,000 and a market value of $1,001,000. The market value is quoted and available in the financial press. The original cost of the bonds was $996,000. The par value at maturity will be $1,000,000. The amount at which the investments would be reported is: A. $ 1,000,000 B. $ 998,000 C. $ 996,000 D. $ 1,001,000 18) Ford County levies for its General Fund $1,000,000 in property taxes. In addition, the county is responsible for collecting $2,000,000 in property taxes for the consolidated school district and $500,000 in property taxes for a town within the county. 2% of all taxes levied are expected to be uncollectible. When recording the levies in an agency fund, what amount would Ford County record as Taxes Receivable for Other Governments - Current and Due to Other Governments? A. $3,500,000 B. $2,500,000 C. $3,430,000 D. $2,450,000 19) When a purchase order is issued under a Capital Projects Fund, how should the transaction be recorded? A. Debit Expenditures and credit Vouchers Payable B. Debit Encumbrances Control and credit Vouchers Payable C. Debit Expenditures and credit Reserve for Encumbrances D. Debit Encumbrances Control and credit Reserve for Encumbrances

13) Governmental units use which fund type to account for services provided to the general public on a user-charge basis? A. Permanent fund B. Enterprise fund C. General fund D. Internal service fund 14) Proprietary funds utilize what basis of accounting? A. Cash B. Accrual C. Mo

Managing Resource Constraints

Is it possible that a project with low complexity might have a higher priority than a highly complex project? How would you assign engineers if this were the case?

Implementation of a successful Project Portfolio Management process requires

1. (Implementation of a successful Project Portfolio Management process requires: A: considerable financial resources, but the return on financial investment can, over time, offset the expenses incurred B: a large commitment from management for additional staff and software. C: an overhaul in the handling of projects and i

RFP for a real-world project that you have participated in

Develop a RFP for a real-world project that you have participated in. Optimally, this would be an actual business or government project. But if your experience is limited, you may develop the RFP for a relatively complex personal project that would involve interaction with at least one contractor. Consult the relevant section

A Project Categorized by Its Risk Class

Why would a project be categorized by its risk class? What effect does this categorization have on the cost of capital? Provide an example to explain your answer.

Case for critical analysis 'Shui Fabrics': Globe Project Value

Review the attached case for critical analysis "Shui Fabrics" in Chapter 4. Write a paper in which you: 1. Describe the differences between Ray Betzell's and Chiu Wai's perspectives on Shui Fabrics' ROI in terms of the GLOBE Project value dimensions. 2. Explain which of these differences is most central to the issue at

Wrigley CVP Analysis Project

See attached You have been hired as a consultant for Wrigley a well-known and loved worldwide manufacturer of chewing gum. Three of these brands - Juicy Fruit®, Wrigley's Spearmint® and Altoids® - have heritages stretching back more than a century. Wrigley sells its products in more than 180 countries around the world. Th

Operations management for three types of cars production

There are three different companies- a high performance race car, high end luxury car and a family car. What are the key management tasks for each, general characterisitcs of the production process for each and analysis of the competitive priorities for each. I just need a few key ideas to help me get started and in the r

The project scope defines what will be delivered as part of the project, and in some ways, it can be likened to the term vision. That said, whose view and needs should be expressed in a project's scope? What items need to be addressed in defining the scope? Why are these items important to define?

The project scope defines what will be delivered as part of the project, and in some ways, it can be likened to the term vision. That said, whose view and needs should be expressed in a project's scope? What items need to be addressed in defining the scope? Why are these items important to define?

Implementing PPM for Projects Already in Process

At any given time, most organizations have at least one project (and typically many projects) started, just finishing, or in the pipeline. When a firm decides to implement PPM into its way of managing projects, one of the first questions that comes to mind is what will happen to those projects already in progress and/or in the p

Project that Would Help Enter the World of Work

Identify either a project, which will help you enter your world of work, where you are or where you would like to be in the future. This may be a plan for that promotion you want or a plan to start your own business. The only restrictions are that it must be strategic in nature.

Benefits of project management and safety stock

1. What are the benefits of project management? Provide an example of how you have relied on project management. How can you improve your project management skills in a global setting? 2. What is a safety stock and when should it be used? How have safety stocks been used in a global organization with which you are familiar? W

Essential Lessons in Assuring Professional Success as a Manager

DQ #1: Imagine you are adjunct professor teaching project management to a group of international MBA candidates. You recognize that several of your students may be interested in a career in academia. What three scholarly articles would you assign these students to read? Your goal should be to introduce them to academic theory in

Article-Kaiser Permanente Botches Its Kidney Transplant Center Project

1. Classify and describe the problems Kaiser faced in setting up the transplant center. What was the role of information systems and information management in these problems? 2. What were the people, organization, and technology factors responsible for those problems? 3. What steps would you have taken to increase the pr

Project Planning Need only be a One-Time Exercise

1. If the organization within which the project is being undertaken has a risk department or section, the project manager need not be concerned with risk in the project since this is the job of the risk department. Explain why this statement is true or false. Explain your reasoning. 2. In this course the instructor has emphas

Brainstorming Risk Identification

I have been asked to put together a brainstorming session to identify risk for a new project. Please help me explain the purpose and rationale of the risk identification process and discuss the process to review the procurement that should be done during the brainstorming session