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Project Management: Achieving Project Goals Simulation

A. Using the link provided on the page, access and complete the Achieving Project Goals simulation. b. Prepare a paper in which you address the following items from the simulation: 1) How did completing this simulation change your perspective of project management? Provide examples in your response. 2) What advantages and

Project Proposal Paper

Based on turning a garage into a family room project that should take no more than 3 weeks, prepare a 300 word project proposal. It is done from the families point of view. In your proposal be sure to include the following items: 1) Background and statement of need: Briefly describe why the family is in need of the project

Project Management

Please see the attached file(s). DISCUSSION #2 : CHALLENGE EVERYTHING Read chapter 1 of the Gray & Larson text. Select a statement to challenge and briefly explain your rationale. Also, remember to contribute to the discussions of other student's challenges. Scope Control According to the textbook "Research clear

Project Management

The Marketing Manager of LRH Products is very impressed with your work thus far and has asked you to be part of a group formed to create some project management related corporate training documentation. Individual Portion: Divide the following topics among each member within your group. Individually, research your topic. Your

Project Management - Cultural Differences

I'm attaching the file Please help me. Write precisely and state all the work reference sites where you obtain your information from. If you need additional information please ask me. Thank you. DISCUSSION #3 : CULTURAL DIFFERENCES Discuss the article: Why the West Will Lose (attached). Critically examine and comment on bot

Project Management

Read an article about a recipient of PMI's Project of the year award, such as the Salt Lake City Organization committee mentioned on PMI's Web site. Write a two-page paper summarizing the project, focusing on how the project manager and team used good project management practices.

Stakeholder analysis

Create a stakeholder analysis for project communications. Assume your organization has a project to determine employees' training needs and then provide in-house and external sources for courses in developing communications skills for employees. Stakeholders could be various levels and types of employees, suppliers, the Human Re

Project Management - Comment on the events leading to the arguments between Phil and Joe and what you would have done to prevent it. Include the trigger points and what you believe to be the real cause of the conflict.

Please see the attached files. 1. Comment on the events leading to the arguments between Phil and Joe and what you would have done to prevent it. Include the trigger points and what you believe to be the real cause of the conflict. 2. What would you have said to Joe after the incident with the architect; after the argument w

Principles of Project Management (PMO): integration management issues for BPP

Perhaps more than any other of the knowledge areas, integration management is of primary importance to the project manager (or project manager staff). Coordination is the hallmark of integration management. As far as the project manager is concerned, process facility, analytic skills, and domain experiences are certainly importa

Compare and contrast: WBS differ from the project network? How are they linked?

1) a. How does the WBS differ from the project network? b. How are WBS and project networks linked? 2) a. Project risks can/cannot be eliminated if the project is carefully planned? Explain. b. The chances of risk events occurring and their respective costs increasing change over the project life cycle. What is the si

Risk Management: SaveWithUs' effective use of technology to improve the IT project

Risk management is an important factor in SaveWithUs' effective use of technology. Write three or four paragraphs of how risk management can improve the IT project and the policies surrounding it. Include ideas on who should be the key people involved in risk mitigation, and how you would keep them in the loop as a large IT pro

Avoiding Groupthink with the rail project

Your tight-knit engineering team has been working on the community's maglev rail project for three years. The completion deadline is in two weeks. While the project has been plagued with challenges such as inferior equipment, bad weather and cost overruns, it looks as if it may make the projected target date (planned to coincide

Shoe-tek, Inc walking shoe: what is the annual sales figure to evaluate this project? Shoe-tek, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of running shoes. With the baby boomers getting older, they realized that there is a potential market in shoes specifically designed for walking rather than running. Market research suggests that the walking shoe market will be $100 million and Shoe-tek could capture 20 percent of this market because of its strong brand. However, it is estimated that 10 percent of Shoe-tek's current sales of running shoes are already being used by baby boomers for walking. If Shoe-tek introduces a walking shoe, half of these consumers would switch ferom Shoe-tek's running shoe to walking shoes. Shoe-tek has already spent $10 million on R&D for its running shoes and could leverage this and produce a totally new walking shoe for an additional $1 million in R&D. Shoe-tek would also need to construct an extension to their warehouse to accommodate the additional materials and inventory. This extension would cost $1 million. If annual revenues for Shoe-tek total $80 million, what is the amount to use as the annual sales figure when evaluating this project? Why?

Shoe-tek, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of running shoes. With the baby boomers getting older, they realized that there is a potential market in shoes specifically designed for walking rather than running. Market research suggests that the walking shoe market will be $100 million and Shoe-tek could capture 20 percent of this m

Factors impacting project completion

This solution provides the learner with an understanding of the factors that can have an impact on project completion. In particular, this solution discusses the potential impact of the quality of a budget in terms of delivery date, budget, and overall quality of the work produced if the best possible team members are not select

Purpose of analyzing the risk of a decision

What is the purpose of analyzing the risk of a decision? What are some methods you can use to measure the outcome of your decision? Please use real explanation not just cut references please. Thanks and also if you want to use personal experiences that too will be fine.

Bowyer Manufacturing: Compute equivalent units of production

1) Bowyer Manufacturing Company has the following production data for selected months. Ending Work in Process Month Beginning Work in Process Units Transferred Out Units % Complete as to Conversion Cost January -0- 30,000 10,000 40% March -0- 40,000 8,000 75 July -0- 40,000 16,000 25 Compute the physica

Excel Project: Reunion, classmates, expenses, sweatshirts, invoices, formats

You are now ready to create the invoices you will present to each family that attends the high school reunion picnic. Each family will pay a portion of the general expenses and for their own food and sweatshirts. You will also create invoices to give to each classmate when they pick up their sweatshirts at the reunion. Before

Time management

Speculate on at least two time management strategies you can implement to maximize the amount of time you have at your disposal everyday. Describe how these strategies might be implemented.

Rate of Return calculation - Reject or Accept the project

Should this project be accepted based on its rate of return if the company requires a 14 percent return? Year 0 1 2 3 4 CF -215900 91500 95700 -11200 118400 1. yes; the project's rate of return is 14.12 percent 2. yes; the project's rate of return is 17.57 percent 3. no; the project's rat

Project Management / Critical Path

Given the data in the attached Excel table: 1. Draw the network diagram 2. Determine the critical path 3. Calculate the expected duration and variance for each acitivity 4. Calculate the expected duration and variance of the critical path 5. Find the probability of completing the project in: a. Le