You are to read all the background reading and then focus on the article below. The abstract from that article states: "The US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) annually manages 250 projects, with a scope of $300M, at 26 different sites. Due to current events and initiatives, MEDCOM is anticipating an increase in construction requir
You are to carefully read the following three articles and then develop an integrative essay which focuses on "keys to success" for effective project planning. This should be a 3- to 5-page essay. Note that each of the articles below focuses on different elements, but has combinations of many of the components of planning. When
Real World Example Find any example of a real project with a real project manager. Feel free to use projects in the media (Olympics, TV shows, movies, etc.) or a project from your work, if applicable. Write a 2-3 page paper describing the project in terms of its scope, time, and cost goals. Discuss what went right and wron
Go to the Project Management Institute website at: www.pmi.org. 400 words. Address the following: •Various certification programs available through PMI •How to join PMI •Professional development opportunities at PMI •Tools & Templates to assist your learning •Requirements to sit for the PMP exam
Assume that your organization is implementing a new Employee Orientation training and you are responsible for organizing it. How could CPM and PERT assist you?
Need assistance on the following two questions. just need 200 words for each question 1. What are some of the issues that weigh in favor of and against crashing the project.? 2. Suppose you were the site supervisor for this project. How would you advise Joe to proceed? Before deciding whether or not to crash the project
I am not in need of reallly long responses I just need at least 150 words to complete the following: Compose an essay explaining the reasons why individuals routinely waste the excessive safety we acquire for our project activities I have gathered up 4 other articles but am in need for some brain power to complete this.
Need help on making this a 4 page essay. Compose an essay explaining the reasons why individuals routinely waste the excessive safety we acquire for our project activities. APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed.
Need assistance on at least a 125 word response for each following question. 1. Why is cost estimation such an important component of project planning? Discuss how it links together with the Work Breakdown Structure and the project schedule. 2. Would you prefer to use the bottom-up or top-down budgeting project cost con
Compose an essay explaining the reasons why individuals routinely waste the excessive safety we acquire for our project activities. Be sure to use at least 5 references and have it consist of 3 pages in length Greatly appreciate any and all help
I need guidance on implementing a plan to senior management team. I need to develop and assemble responses regarding the solution plan to construction issues regarding new homes. The knowledge can be adapted for integration into an implementation plan. Jordan's construction company has a project to build 10 custom homes. This
Create or revise an MVVO and strategic plan for an organization that was not the focus of any team member's individual assignments in this course. This could be a small business, church, school, or other non-profit with which a team member has a relationship. Submit a maximum three-page proposal to your faculty indicating your c
If you were creating a project team for an organization, what kinds of factors would you take into consideration in deciding the composition of the team? Would these factors be different if you were putting together a problem-solving team? Why, or why not?
Describe a situation in which you were part of a formal work group and one of the members of the group did not contribute much work to the project. How did the other group members deal with this person? How did this person's behavior affect the attitude of the other group members?
1. Do you consider Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn forms of disruptive or sustaining technology? Why? 2. What is meant by Business 2.0? How is it different from e-business? 3. What are some of the benefits and challenges associated with e-business and Business 2.0? 4. What strategies would you recommend to business t
Formulate a solution to the problem that will address: marketing, finance, accounting, legal and ethical issues, possible global impact, and affected organizational polices. You are designing a plan for submission to senior management as they have requested one given the nature of the contractor dispute and the need to create so
Case Study , "Project Selection at Nova Western, Inc." Need assistance with the following questions. Need at least a 200 word response for each. 1. Phyllis has called you into her office to help her make sense of the contradictions in project evaluation. How would you explain the reason for this divergence of opinion from
Need assistance with the following Prepare a fictional group project on a Construction Project Develop a statement of work for the project, using the format of (1) background, (2) task, (3) objectives, (4) approach, and (5) input source. Next, create a Work Breakdown Structure for the project. What are the key steps,
1. Explain how product life-cycle management (PLM) impacts product design. 2. Read the case study "The Culture of Quality at Arnold Palmer Hospital" on page 231. You are a quality manager for a community hospital and the leader of your hospital has asked you to benchmark Arnold Palmer Hospital. How would you do it? 3. Is i
Need assistance on the following 5 questions would like a 100 word response for each. 1. Identify the stages of team development. Define the main issues at each stage and the actions that the project can take to assist the team through each stage. 2. Is there a cause-and-effect relationship between leader behavior and foll
I need to add to my current 2 page essay Compose an essay using at least three references in which the following answers: Contrast the differences between a project and a process Explain why project management is often used to train future senior executives Discuss at least two detriments to project success Describe"
B.1 Solve the following linear programming problem graphically: Maximize profit = 4X + 6Y Subject to: X + 2Y ... 8 5X + 4Y ... 20 X, Y U 0 B.5 Solve the following LP problem graphically: Minimize cost = 24X + 15Y Subject to: 7X + 11Y U 77 16X + 4Y U 80 X, Y U 0 B.7 The Attaran Corporation manufactures two electric
AppleBerry MP3 Player: Make vs. Buy AppleBerry (AB) is a high-tech manufacturer of digital products. Recently, it has been very successful at manufacturing a portable MP3 player, the Curvy. The Curvy comes in two forms: one with 32 GB of storage and one with 64 GB of storage. In doing production planning for the upcoming year
Question 1. Choose two products or services you recently purchased. Describe those products and services in terms of their functions and attributes. What written specifications and standards might operations use to define each product or service? Question 2. Read case study "The Culture of Quality at Arnold Palmer Hospital" on
Question 1. Read Southern University (A) case study on page 95. If it is necessary to crash this project to 250 or 240 days, how would Hill do it and at what cost? Include your approach and describe your solution. As noted in the case, assume that optimistic time estimateS can be used as crash times. Question 2. Read the Mana
Examine one real-world event or recent news story from the last 12 months that you believe demonstrates the topics covered in this course. Predict how this event ties to the new learning in the course. Formulate an opinion and defend your position about how this real-world event or news story applies to the upcoming course
Here is a different project scenarios - pretend for a moment you are the project manager and you are evaluating the most recent data for each project. Look over the data and tell me what the data means and what actions you might consider. SCENARIO 1: Cost Variance = -.3 Schedule Variance = -.25 Cost Performance Index =
for this assignment students will submit a topical paper with a minimum of 12-15 pages of content in addition to the Cover, Abstract and Bibliography pages. The subject of the paper must be directly relevant to Purchasing and Acquisitions Management. The American Psychological Association (APA) style is the official Webster
What seem to be the more rewarding aspects of being a project manager? What are the more challenging aspects? Using what you have read, describe the risks and rewards of a project manager. Include examples from your experience (if applicable). Describe some barriers to communication and how these may affect a project. Pr
In our reading, we learned about the product life cycle. Using the Wall Street Journal, find a product in each stage of the product development life cycle. Briefly describe the product and why you think it is in the stage you are placing it. Also, compare each product to their nearest competitors and explain what pricing stra