PROJECT MANAGEMENT What is the purpose of project management? Why should the project be planned? What is the most important safe guard provided by project planning? Why should a company have a project management system? Does each project have to create its own management system?
Scope Statement will provide an approved scope for the project that will guide work efforts and align resource commitments. Requirements Management Plan will provide a process to gather, analyze, document and manage to deliver of project requirements. Given the broad range of expectations for the new HRIS, it will be important to align on consistent scope. Statement of Requirements will provide an approved set of requirements for the project that will guide work efforts and align resource commitments. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) will breakdown project scope and requirements into groups of component tasks that will be manageable Schedule Management Plan will provide a process to gather, analyze, develop and control the schedule of project activities.
3. Directing and managing project execution – This is where the work is carried out to complete the project (Marchewka, 2012). 4. Monitoring and controlling project work – This is the implementation process. The efforts and resources will be used to make sure the project meets its goals and objectives (Marchewka, 2012).
PART 1 Q1. Explain how you will identify and understand the scope of the project you have been assigned? What documentation do you think you will need to source? In order to define the scope of a project, it is necessary to first establish the project objectives and it is the role of the project manager to see that their team or contractors deliver a result that meets the specified functions and features. To define a project scope, you must first identify the following things: • Project objectives • Goals • Sub-phases • Tasks • Resources • Budget • Schedule in the case of Red, it is the responsibility of the project manager to clearly communicate what the project is, who requires it, why, what is it designed to achieve, resources available, who will be involved and who will be affected by the end result.
Why is it important to correctly identify and address these two activities to ensure success in the quality initiative? * What are some quality management issues? What are some strategies for addressing quality management issues? How did you determine which ones are most applicable? Defend your position.
Activity 1 Describe the purpose of the operational plan and describe its relationship to the strategic plan. An operational plan sets specific projects or activities (consistent with the strategic plan) that will be conducted, and the timetable and resources needed for completing those projects or activities is a detailed document that outlines how the organisations strategic goals are able to be achieved. They are known as action plans or tactical plans. Whilst a Strategic plan is the process of comprehensive, integrative program planning that considers, at a minimum, the future of current decisions, overall policy, organisational development, and links to operational plans. An operational plan will include details of: •
What are the characteristics which help differentiate projects from other functions carried out in the daily operations of the organization? What are some of the business and other developments that have increased the importance of effective project management? Why is the implementation of projects important to strategic planning in business organizations? Question 2. What is meant by an integrative approach to project management?
* Deciding the direction in which you want the company to go. Some examples would be using NHT Scorecards, performance analysis, specific training methods, and drive to provide the training and
"What kind of company do we want to become / what kind of company must we become?" • Strategy A strategy is concerned with the actions and resources needed to achieve specific long-term objectives. Some typical questions one might ask at this level are: "What conditions need to hold for our business to be viable?" "What products and services will we offer and to what customers?" "What capabilities and capacities will we require?"