A production forecast for the Riordan electric fans, including Excel spreadsheet or charts.
The Minnetonka Corporation, which produces and sells to wholesalers a highly successful line of water skis, has decided to diversify to stabilize sales throughout the year. The company is considering the production of cross-country skis. After considerable research, a cross-country ski line has been developed. Because of the co
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.
Dr. Stephanie White, the Chief Administrator of Uptown Clinic, a community mental health agency, is concerned about the dilemma of coping with reduced budgets next year and into the foreseeable future, but increasing demand for services. In order to plan for reduced budgets, she must first identify where costs can be cut or redu
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
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?
Oakley Co. produces pipes. Oakley Co. operating results include: Controllable margin, $150,000 Sales revenue, $1,200,000 Operating assets, $500,000 Oakley Co. is considering a project with sales of $120,000, expenses of $84,000, and an investment of $180,000. Oakley Co
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 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
I need help in preparing a production cost report. Manufacturing Costs Beginning work in progress Materials $18,000 Conversion Costs $14,175 Materials $180,000 Labor $32,780 Overhead $61,445 Production Costs Beginning work in
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
Caledonia is considering two additional mutually exclusive projects. The cash flows associated with these projects are as follows: The required rate of return on these projects is 11 percent. YEAR PROJECT A PROJECT B 0 -$100,000 -$100,000 1 32,000 0 2 32,000 0 3 32,000 0 4 32,000 0 5 32,000 $200,000 please answer
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, 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.
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
After you met with Ben and Jennifer to determine the schedule for the training component, you decided that Jennifer's team would be responsible for the training component. This will ensure that it is closely tied into the marketing process/content from a skills perspective. Ben and Jennifer just turned in the schedules for their
American Property Development Corporation (APDC) a designer and developer of outdoor shopping malls and small office complexes has decided to standardize their project management practices and processes across the national organization. The goal is to standardize on one single project scheduling tool, and have the tool installed
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
Can you help me get started on this assignment? 1) Why is security management more important today than ever before? 2) What is a threat assessment? 3) What do you believe the most important issue facing private security today is? 4) What cultural norms are present in our society that provoke employees to steal from
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.
Leak Inc. forecasts the free cash flows (in millions) shown below. If the weighted average cost of capital is 11% and FCF is expected to grow at a rate of 5% after Year 2, what is the Year 0 value of operations, in millions? Assume that the ROIC is expected to remain constant in Year 2 and beyond (and do not make any half-year
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
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
Describe how does CPM handle trade-offs between time and cost in the scheduling of a project?
Critical path analysis is recognized as a significant aid in project planning. However, there are sevel issues to be aware of when coverting the CPM-based plan to reality and actually executing the project. What are some of the problems arising from the assumptions of CPM?
Discuss the importance to fully integrate the WBS with the organization. In your estimation, what could happen if this integration does not take place?
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
Discuss the pros and cons of the checklist versus the weighted factor method of selecting projects.
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
The Company The Lew-Mark Baking Company is located in a small town in western New York State. The bakery is run by two brothers. Lew and Mark, who formed the company after they purchased an Archway Cookie franchise. With exclusive rights in New York and New Jersey, it is the largest Archway franchise. The company employs fewer t