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Unsure How I would go about this problem The student needed a starting point. This solution was written to help with giving the student ideas on how to address the questions asked in the case study. There were further references given to assist the student in completing the homework assignment.

Case study tell me what you are going to do, unsure what they are asking and how I would go about answering this? This is a link to the book we are looking at http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073525154/student_view0/chapter6/ My recommendation is that the content in the link given above should be read several times.

Project management plan

Project Management Plan Analyze the role of project management in creating and maintaining facility assets. Describe internal factors that affect project management decisions within facilities management of a resort hotel.

Accounting Project in Excel

I am having a real hard time with this, since I am not an excel function expert. Your help is greatly appreciated. Here are the instructions: Description You are the owner of a family practice which also sells fitness equipment and wish to convert the payroll account to an Excel worksheet, which will automatically calculat

Implementing Organizational Initiatives

Why is a conductor of an orchestra an appropriate metaphor for being a project manager? What aspects of project managing are not reflected by this metaphor? Can you think of other metaphors that would be appropriate?

Project Manager Scheduling

I) Assume you are a Project Manager and have been asked to manage the project schedule for a given project. The project primarily involves building a prototype product, testing it, and obtaining customer approval. ii) The project activities, durations, and predecessors are shown in attachment. iii) Assume that the project be

What are the different types of risk that organizations face?

What are the different types of risk that organizations face? What are the benefits of risk management? How do you determine whether a risk is typical or corporate and why is it important to make this distinction? Discuss the negative impact that ethics risk can have on an organization and comment on any examples in recent years

Horizontal Model to show the effects on financial statements

Eden Project rents its store location. Rent is $750 per month, payable quarterly in advance. On July 1, a check for $2,250 was issued to the landlord for the July-September quarter. Use the horizontal model to show the effects on the financial statements of Eden Project: A. To record the payment, assuming that all @2,250

List five important factors that should be in a project review

Describe how often project reviews should be held with project sponsors by the project manager. List five important factors that should be in the project review, described in the text as "actionable information". Is it important to tell the sponsors what they want to hear, or the truth about the actual status of the project?

Describe the importance of a project kick-off meeting

Describe the importance of a project kick-off meeting, and what needs to be reviewed in that meeting. Describe a project kick off meeting you have attended or hosted, and give suggestions on how to improve it in the future. Provide a comprehensive answer using your reading, knowledge and experience.

Equivalent units of production..

I have posted 2 multiple choice problems I need help with... A department adds raw materials to a process at the beginning of the process and incurs conversion costs uniformly throughout the process. For the month of January, there were no units in the beginning work in process inventory; 10,000 units were started into produc

Replacement Project

To be honest, I don't even know where to start with this problem and would appreciate any help that you feel is allowed. At least something that could get me started and allow me to check my work when finished. Thank you for your help. International Cookies Inc. is considering the purchase of a new cookie oven. The origina

Impact of management style in a food and beverage operation

Impact of Management Style Describe the impact of a manager's actions on a food and beverage operation. List 7 situations in which a manager's actions either indirectly or directly affect a guest's dining experience. Describe the impact of your selected actions on the profitability of a food and beverage operation.

Project management

Why might a project schedule need to be compressed? What are some of the ramifications of compressing a schedule? Describe a situation in a organization where consensus building was used. How successful was it? Provide an example of where you think consensus building could be used. Describe a situation where you could

Switch to level production

The manager of Crafts needs to have information about how switching to level production will affect the company's profits and loan need. Assumptions for pro formals and the cash budget. Switching to level production will not affect Sales, Accounts Receivables, Long-term Debt, or Net Plant and Equipment. You can take thos

CPM and PERT project management

CPM/PERT 1. Immediate Duration Activity Predecessors (days) a. organize layout team - 5 b. organize modification team - 3 c. design personnel jobs a 2 d. set machinery in place b 3 e. connect utilities c,d 7 f. modify conveyor system e 4 g. train personnel e

Project management - implementing the process of control schedule and control cost

You are managing an e-mail consolidation and upgrade for your organization, and you're focusing on the implementing the process of control schedule and control cost. You must state your case and supporting evidence for the need of implementing the process of control schedule and control cost to your stakeholders. Prepare a prese

Project Management Described

1. What is a WBS? Describe it's purpose. Discuss the benefits of using it. 2. What is a Gantt chart? What is the Critical Path and how is it used? 3. Create a simple task schedule network (MS Project is not required but preferred). (Minimum of 15 tasks.) The content is up to you. Minimum requirements are as fol

Management: project budget shows $35000 spent of $40000; what does it mean?

A project budget report is showing our project as spending 35,000 against a budgeted amount of 40,000. What does this report tell you about the project? 1. we can't be sure how the project is going 2. we should check to see if all bills have been paid 3. we are doing a good job managing the project 4. we are spending less

Reporting aspect of a project/program or operation

As we progress in our study of project management tools we will inevitably take a look at the reporting function. How many of you are involved in the reporting aspect of a project/program or operation? Do you agree with the methods used for evaluation? Is it always useful information being disseminated? Does healthcare organ

Aggregate production planning (level vs. chase)

Work thru this to compare chase versus level aggregate plans: As a manager of a washing machine manufacturing company, you are required to determine the level of output per month from your plant for the next quarter. At the end of September (last quarter) you had 100 finished washing machines in stock. Your company works with 2

Nine traits and skills for a project manager, least important skill

Review the nine traits/skills associated with being an effective project manager. Discuss in your opinion which one is the least important. Nine traits are noted below. 1. Systems thinker. 2. Personal integrity. 3. Proactive. 4. High tolerance of stress. 5. General business perspective. 6. Good communicator. 7. Effec

Best production plan for company selling antifreeze solution

Assignment 3: Aggregate Planning Case A firm produces antifreeze solution in gallons. This product has a very seasonal demand pattern during the year, with higher demand during the winter. Given the following costs and quarterly sales forecasts, the firm needs to develop production plans in order to meet their needs. Click he

Formula for expected production and costs

Country Heather manufactures flowerpots. It expects to sell 40,000 flowerpots next year. The company has enough beginning inventory of direct materials to produce 48,000 units. Beginning inventory of finished units total 4000 with a target ending inventory of 5,000. The company keeps no work in process inventory. The flowerpots

Project Management Conflict and Negotiations

Our ongoing discussion of Project Management is not complete without a brief discussion of two of the most common circumstances found in this environment....Conflict and Negotiations. Please talk about this and how it relates to project management