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Project Management - The Life of a Project

Use your favorite search engine for the term "project management" adding other key words to this search such as "project management objectives," "project management life cycle," "project management work breakdown structure," etc. What did you find? Locate a Website that provides suggestions for developing effective proposal

Question about prioritization process

1. Most organizations have limits to the resources they can apply to their portfolio(s) of projects?all projects must be considered and not every project will be started. What kinds of weighting factors do organizations consider as part of their prioritization process? Please use the text and other readings and cite properly, p

Project Management Scope Statement

Please provide guidance on how to develop a 5 to 7 paragraphs that will allow me to determine the marketing deliverables for this project adn provide resources. I'm attaching the original scenario. Your help is greatly appreciated You are developing the scope statement for the project, and now you are up to the marketing deliv

The article is about collaborative success in project management. The critique point out the issues that are important for collaborative success in project management. The reasons that bring collaborative success in business are mentioned.

Article Review: Submit a critique of an article of your choice relating to Project Management in Business. I found an interesting article from this website http://dmreview.com/editorial/newsletter_article.cfm?nl=dmdirect&articleId=6338 However, can you suggest another article that you feel is more suited for this, along w

Problem Set

1. Most organizations have limits to the resources they can apply to their portfolio(s) of projects?all projects must be considered and not every project will be started. What kinds of weighting factors do organizations consider as part of their prioritization process? 2 Why is critical thinking crucial to successful project

Closing Out a Project

When a project manager is closing out his project how should it be facilitated, what should the guidelines be, and how can one incorporate the information gleaned from this session into the future project plans and tools?

Project Management and Working in a Team

Think of a recently completed group project that you have been involved in. This project may have been a student project, a group project, or an extracurricular project. Briefly describe the situation and choose one of the following to post on the discussion board: 1. Analyze the development of the team in terms of the fo

Develop New Project

Thompson & Son have been busy analyzing a new product. They have determined that an operating cash flow of $16,700 will result in zero net present value, which is a company requirement for project acceptance. The fixed costs are $12,378 and the contribution margin is $6.20. The company feels that they can realistically captur

Initial Cost of Project

Wilbert's Inc. paid $90,000 in cash, for a piece of equipment three years ago. Last year, the company spent $10,00 to update the equipment with the latest technology. The company no longer uses this equipment in their current operations and has received an offer of $50,000 from a firm who would like to purchase it. Wilbert's

Project Management

Who should conduct the project evaluation/audit? Why? Who should receive the project evaluation? Why? What is the difference between an evaluation and a post-evaluation? Can a project end prematurely and still provide benefit to an organization? Why or why not? Why is it important to evaluate and audit your project? H

Research Project

I have formulated the survey questionnaire and interview questions. I think I am looking to answer the remaining research questions with the primary research. Those questions are: 1. What are the technology infrastructure requirements for telecommuting? 2. How should sites be selected? 3. How will performance be measur

Project plan

I need help with the following: Write a 1,400-1,700-word Project Plan for an educational program on supply chain to be implemented in a large academic hospital, Overview for that includes the following: 1) A description of the project. Include a list (1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) of at least 4 high level deliverables (specific a

Project Management

What are the differences among milestones, deliverables, objectives, and goals? What is the relationship among scope, schedule, and risk? What is the relationship among schedule, precedence, and network flow? I need help with these questions. Thank you very much!

Project management

Why is the SOW important? What should be included or excluded in a SOW? What is scope creep? How is it managed? Can anyone give me an example of scope creep they have experienced at work?

Challenges of managing a virtual team

A. The challenges of managing a virtual (remote) team b. The challenges of managing projects involving teams with members from multiple ethnic and sociopolitical backgrounds

Project Problem

Describe a recent project. Identify the problems associated with the project and discuss how project management principles were used to reach project goals in the face of adversity. Provide recommendations on how results could have been optimized.

Factors to be considered in estimating the incremental after tax cash flows for the project, Project implementation, Factors of new software project implementation, ways of evaluating the project and recommend which approach is best , Cash flows in project implementation, advatages of Decision Support System

The management of the Riordan Manufacturing company wants to create a new accounting system to address the challenges described in the company overview (see finance and accounting section). c. Prepare a 350-700-word memo to the CFO outlining the following: 1) Factors to be considered in estimating the increme

Budgetaring planning

E24-2 Wayans Company produces and sells two types of automobile batteries, the heavy-duty HD-240 and the long-life LL-250. The 2005 sales budget for the two products is as follows. Quarter HD-240 LL-250 1 5,000 10,000 2 7,000 18,000 3 8,000 20,000 4 10,000

Batch orders - operations management

Assume a lot size of 10 for type A and 5 for type B single twist making, 15 for type A and 20 for type B double twist chain making, 20 for 2 inch piece fabrication and 40 for 5 inch piece fabrication. (See attached file for full problem description)

Operation management - precedence diagram

At Microsoft a team assembles and packages instruction manuals and is working on its own line balancing plan. The team's precedence diagram indicates that: (see attached diagram) A - A,D and F could be done at the first station; B and G at the second, and C, E and G at a third B - Balance delay will be 0.9 or greater

Operation management - lowest ratio mixed model assembly sequence

For that mixture what is the lowest ratio mixed model assembly sequence? I cannot get this to work? 200 MC per day (100 KZ440, 60 KZ650, 40 KZ1000) /3 = 33.333 and 20, and 13.333 = 66.666 In September 1981, a Japanese management team replaces the American plant manager at the Kawasaki motorcycle plant in Lincoln, Nebrask

Operation Management

(See attached file for full problem description) Consider the activity relation chart for a physical therapy center that is shown here. Into the diamond shaped box that contains the circle would go information about: a - the importance of the relationship between the lab and the medical records area. b - the desired fl

Drawing of Flowchart of Work Flow for Repairs and Maintenance in a Production Shop, Charging Of Cost to Production Department by Maintenance Departmentand, Performance Appraisal of Maintenance Department

I need to document a flowchart for a repair/maintenance service request and the repair manitenance work order should be corrinated and used among the departments of dinteman company to request and complete the repair and maintenance work, to provide the basis for charging the production departments for the cost of the completed

Operation management - MRP

Materials requirements planning (MRP) systems are advantageous in that they: a - provide for purchasing most component parts instead of trying to manufacture them internally b - assure that sufficient safety stocks are on hand for unexpected vendors c - result in lower negotitated prices from vendors d - cuts the inv

Operation management - reorder level

If safety stock is 3, demand is 8 per day, pruchase lead time is 4 days and order quantity is 30, the correct reorder level is: a - 30 b - 35 c - 54 d - 62 I believe the answer is 62 not sure

Operation management - channel-stuffing

Such demand phenomena as the "end-of-period push" and channel-stuffing: a. are highly unusual cases that rarely need to be considered by demand forecasters. b. take place mainly in services, rather than goods production and distrubution c. occur widely but generally have minor effects and may safely be omitted from d

Operation management - Lot Delay

A lot of 10 pieces is being processed at a sander; sanding time is 2 minutes per piece. The lot delay incurred by the 10 pieces is: a - 2 minutes b - 10 minutes c - 18 minutes d - 20 minutes

Operation management - continous and repetitive operations

Regarding continous and repetitive operations, the FALSE statement is: a. continuous production is also referred to as the process industry b. repetitive prduction is typically more capital intensive than continous production c. both continuous and repetitive operations requre elaborate advance planning d. both conti