The Can-Do Co. is analyzing a proposed project. The company expects to sell 12,000 units, give or take 4 percent. The expected variable cost per unit is $7 and the expected fixed cost is $36,000. The fixed and variable cost estimates are considered accurate within a plus or minus 6 percent range. The depreciation expense is $30,
At a production level of 5,600 units a project has total costs of $89,000. The variable cost per unit is $11.20. What is the amount of the total fixed costs if the production level is increased to 6,100 units without increasing the total fixed assets?
Need to understand the best way to create a project charter and a project scope statement based on the information below (taken from the Project Management text by Gray and Larson, 4th edition. It is based on the Conveyor Belt Project case study. Project Description: New computer-controlled Conveyor Belt Project The Con
Assume that you had to complete a class project as a member of virtual team that could meet face to face only twice.
Assume that you had to complete a class project as a member of virtual team that could meet face to face only twice. Identify at least four special challenges that your team would face in undertaking the project.
See Table that is attached to answer the following questions: 11. Which activities on the original critical path have minimum crash costs per week for this project? A. A,B,H B. A,C,E C. A,B,C D. C,D,E 12. When you crash this project, you will have two critical paths. What is the additional critical path? A. A-C-F-
No. 1 What are the different types or varieties of terminating a project? Explain when each type of project termination should be considered. No. 2 What factors are considered most important in the decision to terminate a project? No. 3 How can termination for reasons other than achievement of project goals be avoided?
How does an organization (or one with which you are familiar) conduct financial analysis of project proposals?
How does an organization conduct financial analysis of project proposals? What are the strengths and weaknesses of its approach? What would you change if you had the power to do so (and why)?
Consider the organization, McDonald's. - How does project management influence other departments and functions of this organization (i.e., marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, etc.)? - What are the difficulties or limitations for implementing PERT and CRM in the organization?
A. Outline the steps of your quality management process improvement and implementation plan. b. Define the variation you have identified in your selected process and explain how identifying and controlling variation is integral to TQM. c. Examine the quality tools for identifying and monitoring process variability and provi
1) There are 3 project management organization types this week. They are Pure Project, Matrix, and Functional. What is the proper project management organization for the outline paper listed below? Explain why? Would the other project management organization types work? Why or Why not? 2) How would you go about determinin
Choose a project that you would like to do. It can be either personal or work related. How would you go about creating a schedule for this project?
Part One: Choose a project that you would like to do. It can be either personal or work related. How would you go about creating a schedule for this project? Explain your process. Part Two: Develop a budget number around our project schedule, be sure to include your constraints and the alternatives you can use to overcom
What is the minimum cost of crashing the following project by 4 days? Normal Crash Normal Crash Immediate Activity Time (days)Time (days) Cost Cost Predecessor(s) A 6 5 $ 900 $1,300 ? B 8 6 300 800 ? C 4 3 500 700 ? D 5 3 900 1,900 A E 8 5 1,000 1,900 C
Scenario: If, as we've been told, the longest journey begins with the first step, then the first step of our journey through time will place us at the threshold of an era known as the Renaissance and the year 1500, the date chosen by numerous scholars as the dividing line between modern and pre-modern times. It was a time w
I can do #1 and 2 completed I only need help with #3 PART 1 (it will say DO THIS ONE by it, please! 1. Project Overview a. Develop a Project Introduction based on the following criteria. 1) You have decided to build a garage with living quarters. An architectural plan must be developed and approved by the city planning co
Explain the management role and how it differs from working side-by-side with the same people in a production role.
Joe, a newly appointed manager for Best Made Mfg., lasted a mere 3 weeks before being placed back into his previous position on the production line. The rumor mill (which tends to be correct at Best Made) said it was a case of Joe's expectations and those of upper management being vastly different when it came to what the manage
Excel Electronics Excel Electronics is nearing completion of a three-year project to develop and produce a new pocket Phone-Fax-Internet device (PFI). The PFI is no larger than a cigarette pack but has all the power and features of full sized devices. The assembly line and all the production facilities will be completed in si
General Ship Building Company General Ship Building has a contract with the Department of the Navy to build three new aircraft carriers over the next five years. During the construction of the first ship, the project manager formed auditing team to audit the construction process for the three ships. After picking the audit te
. Shannon Murray (President of the prestigious consulting firm of Murray, Knight & Whiting Consulting of Lakeland Florida) decided to have her own house built. To complete this project she had analyzed the following activities and had time values estimated for these activities. The first activity consisted of obtaining a loan,
A production costs summary for Comapny A is as follows: Unit-level direct material $ 5.00/unit Unit-level direct labor 2.00/unit Unit-level overhead 6.00/unit Product-level overhead 4.00/unit Total cost per unit $17.00 Fixed facility-level selling costs are $600,000 per year and unit-level selling costs are $2
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with a medium-size excavation firm to construct a small series of three earthen dams as part of a flood control program in North Carolina. For economic reasons, dams #1 and #2 have to constructed at the same time and dam #3 can only be built afte
See attached Word Document. I have provided example of charts. I will use this problems for additional exercises as well as guide for correctness. Thank you
Begin working on the project management plan by creating the outline of the document. Identify each of the sections and write a paragraph describing the contents of each section. Describe the level of formality for review and approvals of the project plan. I have searched but I have been unsuccessful in finding a definitive
Construct a Gantt chart and project network.
OK, I am not asking for anyone to do my assignment, am merely asking for directions on how to tackle the assignment. Maybe am not looking at the right information regarding the assignment, any and all help will be appreciated. Perform a limited scope risk assessment of A T & T, the telecommunications giant. Gather relevant in
I have decided to pick for my company, Wal-Mart, a capital project of carrying a new line of junior clothing called "It's Hot" and I want Paris Hilton to endorse this line. Wal-mart is faltering in this arena and I thought a big name might help their clothing line. What could be some of the risks and costs involved with this typ
Can anyone please help me with some ideas on the following? ? Evaluate the need for leadership in project management. ? Assess the challenges of developing high-performance project teams. ? Compare and contrast face-to-face and virtual project teams. Thank you.
Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and project schedule in a Gantt format for an E-Mail Upgrade Project. The WBS and resultant schedule should contain the following high-level activities: 1.0 Evaluate User & System Requirements 2.0 Evaluate ODHS Network Suitability 3.0 Conduct E-mail System Selection 4.0 Upgrade Ohi
Project Cost Management - Refine existing cost estimate for the project so that there is a solid cost baseline for evaluating project performance.
Your project sponsor has asked you and your team to refine the existing cost estimate for the project so that there is a solid cost baseline for evaluating project performance. Recall that your schedule and cost goals are to complete the project in one year or less for under $500,000. Also recall that you plan to purchase a we
Discuss the role of PERT, CPM and Gantt based on the following action items: 1. Identify the purpose of each tool and circumstances for using each. Also consider whether these tools are individual methods that can be used independently or if they should ideally be used as a set. 2. Contrast and compare activity-on-node an
Help me describe the steps neccessary to achieve the following: ? Develop an approach for estimating project time and cost. ? Develop a resource scheduling process. ? Analyze the implementation planning process.