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Scheduling and Project Management (Operations Management)

How would you crash a project (which activities would you crash) to keep the project on schedule and achieve the original duration, if Activity B actually takes 5 weeks instead of the planned 3 weeks? (Explain your logic)? Activity Description Predecessor Normal Time (weeks) Normal Cost Crash Time (weeks) Crash Cost A Fina

Work Breakdown Structure: Example Problem

Task Type: Individual Project MS Project or WBS Template or in Excel Your next step in the project management process is to create a work breakdown structure for the trade show. The WBS should include all the tasks and their dependencies, schedule, cost, activity assignments and resource needs. The result should be a

Project Manager Executing, Controlling, and Closing Projects: Micro-management

What are the advantages and disadvantages of micromanagement? What are the advantages and disadvantages of a emphasizing relationships over accomplishment of specific project goals? What middle course should a project manager steer in managing his project team? When should a project manager step in and when should a project mana

plan for a company picnic

Submit a project plan for a company picnic detailing the project goals and objectives along with the resource considerations.

Interviewing a Manager and report the responses to questions given

Interview a manager in an organization. Write a report which outlines the answers your manager provided to the questions listed below. Include a summary paragraph providing an analysis of your interview experience and how the answers related to your learning objectives for this week. In your opinion, what are the most im

Cost Association with Starting Company pricing Models

In a 1 to 2 page paper and accompanying Excel Spreadsheet, address the following areas: • Discuss and show the cost associated with starting your company and show a pricing model for your product or service. • Include a balance sheet for three years show funding resources, and then describe how you pla

Health care organizations political games

Identify three potential political games that health professionals may pursue in health organizations. Discuss motivations of why the games may be pursued. Identify potential negative impacts on the organization.

Assuming normal cash flows for a project, which statement is correct?

Assume a project has normal cash flows. All else equal, which of the following statements is correct? A) The project's IRR increases as the WACC declines, B) The project NPV increases as the WACC declines, C) The Project's MIRR is unaffected by changes in the WACC, D) Project's regular payback increases as the WACC decli

Formation and Operation of partnership of doctors

Following is a current balance sheet for a local partnership of doctors: Cash and current assets $30,000 Land...............................................................180,000 Building and Equipment (net).................100,000 Totals..........................................................

Project Identification

Deliverable Length: 150-250 words You are a marketing manager interviewing for a new job at a large low-price retailer. You know that being well prepared for an interview gives you a better chance of being offered a job, so you decide to the company as well as some of the company's future marketing ideas. One of the com

Project Selection for Midwest Water Works

Project selection Midwest Water Works estimates that its Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) is 10.5 percent. The company is considering the following capital budgeting projects: Project Size Rate of return A $1million 12.0% B $2million 11.5% C $2million 11.2% D

Describing Risks of Small Firms

Please help with the following problem in at least 300 words. The smaller the company, smaller the financial risk in globalization. How about other risks like competition, regulatory forces, cost per sale, etc? How can one explain that some of the most successful global brands belong to mega-corporations such as GE, Coca-Col

Critical path

For each of the attached network diagrams, determine both the critical path and the expected project duration. The number on the arrows represent expected activity times.

Small project: Macro or micro; Who should create a work breakdown structure

Need assistance in answering the following questions: If you were working a small project that required little or no external coordination, which method would you recommend using, macro or micro? Please explain your choice. Who should create the work breakdown structure for the team? Please explain.

Project Flow/ Wait Time in a queue

First Local bank would like to improve customer service at its drive in facility by reducing waiting and transaction times. One the basis of a pilot study, the banks process manager estimates the average rate of customer arrivals at 30 per hour. All arriving cars line up in single file and are served at 1 of 4 windows on a first

Create a job description for a project manager on a tradeshow project

Details: This is a new position within the company and your manager has asked you to create a job description for the project manager's responsibilities on the tradeshow project, which they can use for future candidates. Create a job description for the project manager; describe the main responsibilities and duties that must

Project strategy: network diagram, critical path, expected completion time

See attached file for clarity. 9 The following table represents a plan for a project: TIMES (DAYS) JOB NO. P PREDECESSOR JOB(S) a m b 1 - 2 3 4 2 1 1 2 3 3 1 4 5 12 4 1 3 4 11 5 2 1 3 5 6 3 1 2 3 7 4 1 8 9 8 5, 6 2 4 6 9 8 2 4 12 10 7 3 4 5 11 9, 10 5 7 8 a. Construct the appropriate network diagram. b. I

Project Management - Managing Risks

Suppose you are the project manager of a team of software specialists working on a project to produce a piece of application software in the field of accounting. Identify some items that might go wrong during this type of project (i.e., what are some of the risks in this project) and discuss how you, as the PM, would assess and

Need assistance following project

Use the annual information found in attachment below to answer this the following. Need to calculate the following asset activity ratios for the end of 2005: 1.Average Collection Period 2.Inventory Turnover 3.Total Asset Turnover To get full credit on this project must show all work, including formulae and calculation

Need assistance with project below.

Financial statements for Micro Chip Computer Corporation. Need to answer questions 1 and 2 below based on the financial data. 1. Determine the year-to-year percentage annual growth in total net sales. 2. Based only on your answers to question #1, do you think the company will hit its sales goal of +10% annual revenue gro

How Often Should the Bank Replenish the ATM?

Wachovia operates a network of automated teller machines (ATMs). On average a customer withdrawals $80 of cash each time. The bank estimates that the fixed cost of filling an ATM with cash is about $100 regardless of the amount of cash put in. Each month on average 600 customers use the ATM to withdrawal cash. How much cash shou

Need help with project below

Have been asked to write a report for a group of new stock brokers about the NYSE-Euronext and the NASDAQ. Need to visit both the NYSE-Euronext (NYSE): http://www.nyse.com/home.html, and the NASDAQ: http://www.nasdaq.com , and write a 2-3 page paper on how the two exchanges operate. Must make sure to address the following t