Question 1. Choose two products or services you recently purchased. Describe those products and services in terms of their functions and attributes. What written specifications and standards might operations use to define each product or service? Question 2. Read case study "The Culture of Quality at Arnold Palmer Hospital" on
Question 1. Read Southern University (A) case study on page 95. If it is necessary to crash this project to 250 or 240 days, how would Hill do it and at what cost? Include your approach and describe your solution. As noted in the case, assume that optimistic time estimateS can be used as crash times. Question 2. Read the Mana
Examine one real-world event or recent news story from the last 12 months that you believe demonstrates the topics covered in this course. Predict how this event ties to the new learning in the course. Formulate an opinion and defend your position about how this real-world event or news story applies to the upcoming course
Here is a different project scenarios - pretend for a moment you are the project manager and you are evaluating the most recent data for each project. Look over the data and tell me what the data means and what actions you might consider. SCENARIO 1: Cost Variance = -.3 Schedule Variance = -.25 Cost Performance Index =
for this assignment students will submit a topical paper with a minimum of 12-15 pages of content in addition to the Cover, Abstract and Bibliography pages. The subject of the paper must be directly relevant to Purchasing and Acquisitions Management. The American Psychological Association (APA) style is the official Webster
What seem to be the more rewarding aspects of being a project manager? What are the more challenging aspects? Using what you have read, describe the risks and rewards of a project manager. Include examples from your experience (if applicable). Describe some barriers to communication and how these may affect a project. Pr
In our reading, we learned about the product life cycle. Using the Wall Street Journal, find a product in each stage of the product development life cycle. Briefly describe the product and why you think it is in the stage you are placing it. Also, compare each product to their nearest competitors and explain what pricing stra
You are planning the project to modify an existing product. Your analysis has come up with the following dollar amount for each negative and positive risk, as well as the total contingency/risk reserve that is appropriate. "Notional" WBS ID# Risk description Impact Probability Cost Calculations Result (in dollars,) 1.2.1
You will use the project scenario you worked on in Unit I. In addition to the Unit I information, your boss has given you a budget of $7 million to complete the projects you have on the table. You will be working with the marketing department, the IT department, and the school-level division department throughout the next three
Hi I'm owner of young company named Pivot Solutions (PS) WLL. PS specialized in HR services include outsourcing HR functions, and many HR services else. However, I'm looking for expert to draft business agreement for outsourcing HR services and cover all the below elements. The agreement should be drafted in high level standa
In your own words, discuss the best practices used by firms to outsource project work, and describe why organizations outsource project work.
Can someone please help me answer the following questions? They only need to be at least 200 words. These are the last few I have: 1. Project management cuts across many areas and applies to projects that can be classified as commercial, municipal, industrial, military, and aerospace, to name just a few, give an example of
As the general manager of a large contracting firm, it is your responsibility to hire employees who will positively contribute to the organization. Recently, your project manager of the past 20 years, who has been both reputable and trustworthy, retired from the position. As such, you need to hire a project manager who can immed
I need the following answered in ones own opinion. Thank you. 1)Resource allocation is fundamental to managing a successful project. Explain how stakeholder management is linked to resource allocation management. Additionally, can you have a resource constraint of people without having time constraint implications? 2)De
Someone who could provide guidance about what's required for an events portfolio. I need suggestions, for instance, which festival would you suggest would provide the best range and information for great analysis and discussion? See attached file for additional information.
In managing organizations, we encourage change. As a society, we often do not appreciate change. Obviously, good or bad change depends on an individual's perspective. I need help picking an organizational change issue and present both sides. What management techniques would you recommend to handle the debate?
Retrospective survey offers a degree of information gathering as well as accountability; how and when you would use this approach? Is the retrospective survey needed on every project. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of this approach for effective project management. How would you use retrospective surveys with
Phase II: Project Scope Document Refer to the Project Proposal attached for this assignment, you will be expanding upon that project to include a Project Scope Document—that is, the definition of what needs to be done to produce the project deliverables and to satisfy the customer. The project scope document should satisfy th
I believe i have the 2 and 3rd questions answered but please let me know if I need to add or change. I would greatly appreciate someones opinionated answer for the 1st question. Thank you in advance 1. Identify the three primary methods of cost estimations. In your opinion, which cost estimation method would you prefer
My project has been successfully completed and passed multiple phases within the corporate offices. The project is prepared to move into remote offices across the organization. Expound on the 4 key stages of project monitoring and how that will be useful for the ongoing project. Please conclude the assignment with these 2 compon
-Introduction, background, problem, purpose, significance of the problem or concern, analysis, strategic plan, plan of action for implementing proposed solutions, and defending conclusion(s). -Identify the project's legal and ethical ramifications of the solutions, cost estimates of the solutions, and a timeline associated w
Formulate a solution to the problem that addresses: marketing, finance, accounting, legal and ethical issues, possible global impact, and affected organizational polices. Develop a mission (purpose), vision (outcomes), future state status (2-5 years out), benchmarks or milestones, a timeline, and managerial actions required
-To determine the possible financial impact of the dispute and risk to the project, estimate costs associated with proposed solutions. -Generate a summary of the cost estimates in Spreadsheet format (any type). -Identify specific costs, how numbers were determined, and impact on the overall project. -Explain assumptions, cos
Draft a purpose statement. The statement should identify the problem or issue, the population, the geographic location, the proposed solution(s), and the estimated outcomes. The focus is to logically assemble the rational for the problem identification, solutions, and a plan for solution implementation. My goal is to cons
looking for ideas on how to blog about the strategic management. below is the requirement. little confused as to what is being asked In your SLP for this course you will be considered a strategic management subject matter expert and will be asked to blog about important aspects of the strategic management process and to provid
1Think of a project that you are familiar with and describe how you would assess it based on the Project Management Maturity Model. What needs to be done to push the project to the next level of the model? 3. Discuss the steps that need to be taken to write accurate and effective job or position descriptions. 4. How do you man
Differentiate between the three major organizational forms. Examine the advantages and disadvantages of each form and discuss some of the critical factors that might lead you to choose one form over the other. How well does risk management contribute to project success? Outline the six sub processes and identify how they
Fish Bone Diagram is a highly effective tool when implemented. Expound on the Fish Bone tool and how it can be used in the project management process. Please ensure that the expert help reflect the credits provided, thanks.
1. What is performance management, what are the options for implementing performance management, and why is it important? 2. You are asked to lie to the customer about the project status in order to "save the project from termination." You fear that you might get fired if you tell the customer the truth because you wouldn't be
1. Here are two types of constraints that a projects face "Technical and Resource constraints". Provide examples and suggest ways to address these constraints. 2. When resource-leveling a project, a number of heuristics can help us prioritize those activities that should receive resources first. Explain how each of the follo