Review the Microsoft® Word Tutorial: Creating Tables at http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axia/com215/wordchart01.htm Consider the following scenario: Management at your project management firm wants to ensure staff members are fully trained on new technologies before planning, developing, and maintaining information technology
Task Name: Phase 3 Individual Project 2 Details: Complete the project plan for the trade show by adding resources, assignments, and budgets to the WBS. The result should be a project plan created using Word, Excel, MS Project, or PowerPoint. Please submit your assignment. © Copyright 2006 Colorado Technical University
Task Name: Phase 3 Discussion Board 2 Details: The company has established an overall budget for this project, but the budget needs to be refined. Identify and consider various ways to determine budgets for the individual tasks. What are the pro's and con's of each method? What is the role of the project manager in determini
MPM401-0901B-05 Project Management Theory Task Name: Phase 3 Discussion Board Details: Reflecting back on your project experience, or using information from your resources what tools do you think would be the most helpful for creating the project schedule for your trade show project? How could you use spreadsheets, such as
Task Name: Phase 2 Individual Project Details: When someone says "project management tool" the first thing that comes to mind is Microsoft Project. Using the Library, the Internet, and any other materials locate and read articles on other project management tools. Yet that is just one of the many tools available to and requi
Discuss PERT, CPM and Gantt based on the following action items: 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. Contrast and compare activity-on-node and activity-on-arro
Boston's famous "Big Dig" project. What are the famous interesting observations
HMG is considering the manufacture of a new chemical compound that is used to make high-pressure plastic containers. An investment of $4 million in plant and equipment is required. The firm estimates the investment will have a five-year life, using straight-line depreciation toward a zero salvage value. However, the investment h
Project Management: which projects fail, what are planning problems, and should you deal with uncertainties in projects?
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Type 1 projects usually fail because ________. They have not been organized to handle unexpected crises and deviations from plan Contingency allowances have not been built into the budget Continues the allowances have not been built into the schedule
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Two mutually exclusive investment projects have the following forecasted cash flow: Year A B 0 $-20,000 $-20,000 1 10,000 0 2 10,000 0
Based on the attached scenario: a. What management responses to both events (database specialists not showing up, change in management objectives) in the "Managing Project Risk" simulation would you have recommended instead of those offered in the simulation? Why? b. Based on the Managing Project Risk simulation, develop a p
Based on personal experience, articles located through the University Library, or examples on the Internet, prepare a response detailing how a new technology system should be implemented and/or introduced to a company. Include your recommendations as if you were the manager in charge of implementing the new technology. Give
Create a decision tree using the method described in the textbook or any method for a capital investment project to compare acquisition of a competitor with five-year present value high/low cash flow of $500/$400 million (probability 80%/20%) at an acquisition cost of $300 million, versus entry into the competitors field with a
(Scenario) The CEO of your company has been extremely frustrated with what has been occurring within the organization lately. In a recent managers meeting he exclaimed, "Everyone around this place just follows the status quo. No one ever has any unique ideas on how we can make this organization better. You just sit here and
Can you help me get started with this assignment? You realize that you are having some trouble connecting with your team as individuals. In a management meeting one of your peers identifies a similar problem, and states that he was able to get a better understanding of his team, and a strategy for solving some of the problem
Discuss the important role that regulations play in minimizing risk of accident and injury. (in relation to warehouses)
In 500-550 words summarize a project proposal for Riordan Manufacture use of Internet, Intranet, and Extranet. Please state various ways in which the company could use the Internet, Intranet, and Extranet so that the company can look forward to a successful future. Please include reference(s).
Competitive risks and technical risks are components of which of the four risk categories associated with every project? a. Organizational risks b. Personnel risks c. Systems projects risks d. External security risks
The project management chart that graphically models the sequence of project tasks and their interrelationships using a flowchart diagrams is called a: a. Gantt Chart. b. PERT chart. c. flow diagram. d. SOW chart.
You work in the Human Resources department of your organization. You have been charged with recruiting a manager for a department within the Services division. The Vice-President of the Services division stresses to you that "This department hasn't had a good manager in years. I need someone who can take charge, organize things,
Please see the attachment. QUESTIONS: 1. To what extent were the problems facing notebook computer development avoidable? What could have been done to avoid these problems. 2. Would it make sense to apply a project selection model such as weighted scoring model to this problem to determine if it should be terminated?
The Sanding Department of Han Furniture Company has the following production and manufacturing cost data for April 2005. Production: 12,000 units finished and transferred out; 3,000 units started that are 100% complete as to materials and 40% complete as to conversion costs. Manufacturing costs: Materials $36,000; labor
1. Would you recommend hiring a local manager over an expatriate manager? Why? Does the phase of the project or business move matter as far as your decision? What considerations should be made for recruitment, selection, and compensation in a foreign market? How do those considerations differ from a local market? 2. What
Bangor Products manufactures electronics language translators. Analysis of beginning Work in Process Inventory for July 2008 revealed the following: 800 Units Percent Complete Cost Incurred Direct Material 45% 6,748 Direct Labor 65% 8,680 Over
Using the following table of tasks, a. Build using MSP an mpp file including a work breakdown structure and a Gantt chart showing the project critical path. b. What does the critical path become if Task C takes three time units? Task Predecessor(s) Time units required A None 1 B A
Part 2: Project Task Analysis a. Overall Scope and Statement of Work (SOW) The SOW defines the work that needs to be accomplished in order to satisfy the objectives. It consists of a list of tasks and their definitions, as well as what needs to be accomplished, although it does not cite how the tasks will be accomplish
Lynda is a member of a manager-managed LLC but is not a manager. However, Lynda has considerable expertise in the business of the LLC. Lynda assisted the managers for the first couple of years of the LLC's existence without any difficulties. During the third year, Lynda began to challenge some of the decisions made by the manage
Many will argue that it is considered a good practice to acknowledge the limitation of your research/project. Could you defend this argument? 300 words with proper and direct references.
17. Consider the following table of crash times and costs for the above project. Activity normal time crash time normal cost crash cost A 3 1 9000 17000 B 6 3 20000 40000 C 2 1 5000 10000 D 5 3 18000 24000 E 4 3 15000 18500 F 3 1 30000 39000 G 9 4 80000 98000 H 3 2 10000 20000 In the above table normal and cra
Project Planning, Risk and Time Management All projects consume resources, including time and money, in order to deliver a product of a particular scope and quality. There is thus always a tension between the extent of resource input and the extend of product output. Additionally, there is also tension between project managem