Explore BrainMass

Project Management

Management of Telecommunications project life cycle model; disaster impact

After the Pre-project feasibility phase, the Telecommunications project lifecycle model identifies six steps. What are these steps? Briefly describe each. Where is management approval required in the steps? A business disaster takes place when, despite the implementation of good disaster prevention procedures, normal busines

I need help with excel spread sheet.

In this project, you will open the workbook and add a column chart to show how expenses were divided. To view these instructions while you work in Excel, do either of the following: Print this page of instructions or move back and forth between this page and Excel by clicking each application's button on the Windows taskbar.

Project Management Risks

? What types of risks are inherent in a project? Where do they originate? Can they be mitigated? Explain how. What are the consequences of ignoring a conflict within a project team?

Project Budgets

What is the function of a project budget? Explain the difference between a cost account budget and a time phased budget? Why is it important to include management contingency in a project budget and how you would calculate the amount of contingency needed?

Your firm purchased machinery with a 7-year MACRS life for $10 million. The project, however, will end after 5 year. If the equipment can be sold for $4.5 million at the completion of the project, and your firm's tax rate is 35 percent, what is the after-tax cash flow from the sale of machinery?

Your firm purchased machinery with a 7-year MACRS life for $10 million. The project, however, will end after 5 year. If the equipment can be sold for $4.5 million at the completion of the project, and your firm's tax rate is 35 percent, what is the after-tax cash flow from the sale of machinery?

Production Management

Prepare the case for an optimistic sales manager who suggests that you should move ahead with the FMS now. 250-350 words APA

(Production Management)

Read the Case Study "ROCHESTER MANUFACTURING CORPORATION" . Using 450-750 words APA , answer the questions As a production manager for RMC, what do you recommend? Why?

Production Management

Identify the competitive advantage of an organization at which you work or have worked (or an organization with which you are familiar). Describe how the organization's managers maintain competitive advantage and stay ahead of the competition 200-250 words

You are an OD practitioner and will manage a new project team.

Read The OD Letter between Larry and Ryan. You are to act as an OD practitioner who has been asked to advise Ryan on how to work with the XRS Laser Group. Create a case analysis using the Case Analysis Format. You're going to be making some recommendations to the XRS Laser Group, including your justification, based upon the OD

Which is the best investment?

Please show all steps 1) You are the assistant to the CFO of ABC Inc. divisions A, B and C have ach proposed projects that require a $1,000,000 cash investment. The CFO has asked you to analyze the projects and recommend which project he should fund. ABC Inc. has a required rate of return of 15% risk adjusted. ABC In

Project Management

1 What are PM triple constraints? Assume you have just completed a project and met all project goals except cost. How would you explain to the project stakeholders the results of this project? What would your recommendations be to meet all the constraints in the next project? 2 What are some performance me

Assessing Project Worth through Present and Annual Worth

You are considering two mutually exclusive alternatives with different useful lives of 4 and 6 years as shown below. The MARR is 10% per year and the market value is 0 at the end of each useful life. A B Capital investment $3,500 $5,000 Annual cash flow 1,255 1,480 Useful life in yea

Project Evaluation using the MARR

You just purchased a used car for $3,000 and, being enrolled in this course, you are curious as to how long you should keep the car. You will graduate soon and you do not want to keep the car longer than 4 years. You have estimated the costs and market value as show in the following table. Year 1 Year 2 Yea

Risk Analysis and the Value of Information

Sue Reynolds has to decide if she should get information (at cost of $300,000) to invest in retail store. if she gets the information, there is a 0.45 probability that the information will be favorable and a 0.55 probability that the information will not be favorable.If the information is favorable, there is a 0.9 probability th

Alternate project

If accepting 1 project implies that you can NOT also accept another alternative project, we would say these 2 projects are: a. mutually exclusive b. independent c. profitable d. synergistic e. none of the above

Project Managment : Crash Costs

This is a problem #9, chapter 14 - Project Management, from the textbook by Cliff Ragsdale, "Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis". This problem requires the use of Excel and the add-in, called Solver. The course is Excel-based and Solver is the optimization application used for all problems. Attached is an excel document

Project Managment PMBOK and Five Phases for LRH Products

Scenario: Your company, LRH Products, is about to attend a major trade show event in Sacramento, CA. You are a member of the marketing team that was selected to manage the trade show project. The project includes all the activities necessary to update the trade show display, re-stock the collaterals (brochures, signs, present

Strategic Considerations To Justify A Project

Many financial analysts are very skeptical of the use of strategic considerations to justify a project. This opinion is largely based on the observation that some of the biggest investment disasters were undertaken based on a "strategic" rationale. However, this type of mind-set can lead to a form of managerial myopia in whi

Project manager core values of APF

Purpose: To understand the core values of APF. A major part of APF is that it is client-based and client-driven. This requires greater involvement of the customer in the project than was expected under TPM. Discuss strategies on gaining greater customer involvement in an APF project, especially for customers who are busy with ot

Project Scope

Resources: Appendixes A and B and Microsoft® Project Determine the necessary details related to your approved project to specify the scope for your selected project. "Raising money for charity for a wildlife sanctuary" Complete section 4 of the Final Project Template in Appendix B. Include a Gantt chart to deline

Variable production cost

Ken owns a manufacturing business which makes a single product. The following figures apply for all relevant periods. Per unit $ Selling price 35 Direct Material 9 Direct Labour 11 Fixed Manufacturing cost 5 Fixed Manufacturing overheads are absorbed into

Identify Project Management Control Issues The student was asking how to identify and determine what control issues were. The information requested were types of issues that can be project management control issues. Issues such as service requests being incorrectly inputted or lack of follow-through on specific processes.

I have searched for project management control issues and have only found aticles directed toward control charts, etc. Can you help answer the question: Identify project management control issues? Project Management control issues can be a number of things. The reason why it points to control charts is because the charts ar

Operation management

Visit a fast food restaurant and answer these questions. 1) In what ways is quality, or lack of quality, visible? 2) What items must be stocked in addition to the food? 3) How important do you think employee scheduling is? Explain. 4) How might capacity decisions affect the success or failure of the restaurant?