Team-building activities have proven to increase positive communication, raise morale, empowers team members, and encourages bonding. Two common approaches to team building activities are physical challenges and mental team building activities. It is very common for organizations to have their teams go through physically chal
Draw and post Gantt chart for the construction phase of a project. What approach did you use to develop the schedule? Why did you choose that approach? Which methodology did you use to develop the schedule? Why did you choose that method? Do you agree with the recommendation made by the project manager about the construct
Please provide a response to the following questions and list all references used for each: 1-Summarize 3 of Convey's habits in your own words and give examples of how these habits would apply to project management. (Please list at least 2 references) 2-Write a 1-2 page answer summarizing the main features of Microsoft Pro
Project information should not only be distributed to the right people at the right time, it should also be distributed in the best possible way. Consider the aspects of distribution of project information and respond to the following: -Identify and explain the advantages and disadvantages of the different ways of distribut
How could each of the following parameters influence your choice for an organizational structure? Explain your answers in as much depth as possible. Project cost, Project schedule, Project duration, Technology requirements, Geographical locations, Required working relationships with the customer, and Required working relationshi
Reply to the following: Identify when and why you would use these tools on an information technology project. In my opinion all these tools should be used for every project especially IT projects because they use testing extensively to ensure quality (Schwalbe, 2014). Each tool provides a great way to ensure the project p
Reply to the following: Identify when and why you would use these tools on an information technology project. The old seven, the first seven, the basic seven are all terms used by quality pros to identify the seven basics tools for quality (Seven, n.d.). Cause-and-effect diagrams, control charts, run charts, scatter dia
Reply to the following: Identify the importance of quality while executing information technology projects. Quality is important when executing information technology project. IT projects require strong leadership, understanding the cost of quality, a quality conducive work environment, and an overall mindset within the or
The case method is an excellent learning tool, as well as an important assessment instrument. It helps develop your ability to synthesize textbook material and various situational factors. Read the case study attached and help write a paper explaining whether the right decision was made. Use the focus questions below the cas
The Seven Basic Tools of Quality are: cause-and-effect diagrams, control charts, run charts, scatter diagrams, histograms, Pareto charts, and flow charts. Consider the features of these tools and respond to the following: - Identify when and why you would use these tools on an information technology project. - Explain, giv
There is an increasing dependence on information technology in our daily lives. It is widely used in the fields of aviation, automobiles, medicine, education, finance, and banking, to name a few. Consider the features of information technology projects and respond to the following: - Identify the importance of quality while ex
Understand the criteria for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award or a similar award. Read about a company that has received this award. What steps did the company take to earn it? What are the benefits of earning a quality award? Please cite and list all references used.
Based on the Levon Corporaion case study http://books.google.com/books?id=XQO-o1IdF10C&pg=PT150&lpg=PT150&dq=the+levon+corporation+case+study&source=bl&ots=oEc9xEPK2j&sig=_mIEasl7MmdmD2UIdRYxW_fO54o&hl=en&sa=X&ei=J-1nVJ32BJPdsAS8jIHQAg&ved=0CDAQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=the%20levon%20corporation%20case%20study&f=false 1. Analyze the
3. Consider the supply chain for breakfast cereal. Discuss the competing objectives of the farmers who make the raw materials, the manufacturing division of the company that makes the cereal, the logistics division of the company that makes the cereal, the marketing division of the company that make the cereal, the distribution
Reply to the following: Identify the steps managers must undertake to ensure that data generated by project management software is accurate and up-to-date. With managers gathering data for input into the software is critical in order to data output to be accurate. Each individual in a project has to carry their worth in th
Reply to the following: Identify the factors you need to keep in mind while determining the project budget. How would you determine the flexibility you need in the budget to accommodate changes? According to My Management Guide, a project budget is "the total amount of monetary resources that are allocated for particular go
Based on your expertise and experience, propose a closing report that addresses the different areas of the project to bring finality and closure. This report would be based of a telecommunication project.
1. What is the Role of the Project manager? Why is leadership so important for project managers? 2. What makes information technology projects differ from other types of projects? How should project managers adjust to these differences? 3. What does it mean to take a systems view of a project? "How does taking a systems vi
What ethical issues are common during the selection of project personnel? Which project organizational forms best encourage peer-to-peer communications and problem solving? Why?
Give two examples of organizational changes that you think should be implemented through project management. Organizational change is generally defined as making changes within an organization that will affect the way individuals and groups operate and interact (Schwartz, K, 2014, p 211). Project management is a good too
Reply to the following: • Give two examples of organizational changes that you think should be implemented through project management. In each case, explain why project management is the best method of implementing the change. One example of organizational change that could benefit from the methodology of project managem
Some milestones have been missed in relation to communication technologies and operational functions.Challenges have risen that were unforeseen. Some stakeholders' shifted their requirements of the project. You as a project manager are being asked to account for these setbacks and delays! Provide thoughts/response to the team
A project scope statement should include the following: Project details, such as: -Project name -Project charter -Project owner(s) -Project sponsors -Project stakeholders -Project justification -Project requirements and milestones -Project deliverables Additionally, project scope statements should include at least
Help provide a case analysis using the attached questions and case study. 2-3 pages. Please cite and list all references used. 1. Is Sue's problem one of scheduling or one of execution? In other words, does she have a problem with creating a schedule, or does she have a problem with executing it (or both)? 2. Given your an
Develop a report utilizing the project management cycle model. Assume that the project is approaching the halfway point and your client has requested a milestone review of the project. Clients do not always understand why the progress appears as slow. Prepare a summary analysis based on the Telecommunication project plan using a
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Please answer each question with 150-300 words. 1. Today's business environment requires companies to undergo changes almost constantly and rapidly evolving technology forces businesses to respond in order to survive. When Technological changes occur why do firms react differently? What determines a firm's ability to prosper
Organizational processes and systems continue to operate over months and years. However, organizations must also be prepared to change in response to changes in internal and external environments. Projects may also experience changes during the life cycle, particularly changes in scope or timelines. Consider the challenges of
Joe, the project manager of Highlander, Inc., has been executing a project. On July 30, 2013 the project was 60% complete and he needs help with the following measurements: (See table in attachment) a. What is the cost variance? b. What is the schedule variance? c. What is the cost performance index? d. What is the sche
A project charter is a document that gives the project manager the authority to execute a project and use organizational resources for the purpose. It authorizes the initiation of a project. A project charter includes basic project information, such as title of the project, project objectives, project schedules, project budget,