Project audit

Should a Project Manager welcome or discourage an audit of the project that they are running? Under what circumstances might a project manager ask for a project audit by the company auditor or external auditor?

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The integrative nature of the project management domains.

We have focused on the iterative process of planning and the integrative nature of the project management domains. Discuss how the (WBS, Estimate, Schedule) and Risk Register integrate – how does each inform the other, what actions should you take to ensure they are integrated and why important?

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Project Management principles

review these provided resources and compose an informative essay in a minimum of 3-full pages in which you specifically address the parts listed below. Make sure to include separate title and references pages, use standard paragraph structure, double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and follow all other current APA style guidelines. Conduct research from credible peer-reviewed sources, the Library, and your textbook to support your responses.
Part 1: Compare human resource management and project principles to those of operations management as follows:
• Human Resource Management principles compared to Operations Management principles
• Project Management principles compared to Operations Management principles

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Hybrid project management process

Using your knowledge of Traditional, Agile, and Hybrid answer the following:Agile:

Explain how iterative project processes help expose requirements?
Explain how iterative project process help manage risks associated with changing requirements?
Identify and categorize new projects, products, and organizational risks to which Agile projects are susceptible.
Identify and categorize new projects, products, and organizational risks to which Traditional projects are susceptible.
Describe the characteristics of leadership required in an agile project. Which characteristics are the same and which are different when leading a waterfall project?
Hybrid

Describe a hybrid project management process?
Describe the benefits to a company for creating a hybrid process?
Traditional

What are the benefits to a company for using a traditional approach in project management? What are the negatives?
Given your experience and your research, what is the future of project management methodologies in your industry?

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Delivering your project early

Your Project Sponsor and customer are impressed with your project schedule, but due to some factors out of their control, you’ve been told to deliver your project early, roughly 15% earlier than anticipated. Using the information from the readings, explain how you would go about assessing the possibility of delivering your project early. How will that affect scope, costs, and schedule?

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Managing a small group on a project for several months

• You have been managing a small group on a project for several months. For some reason, the project seems to be at a halt. Your project sponsor wants to know what is happening. What are the possible reasons for your team being in trouble?

• Include a description of symptoms of a team in trouble, and an explanation of common team problems.

• How are you going to resolve the problems? Provide a solution that includes a description of tools to resolve the problems of a stalled team.

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“Prioritizing Projects at D. D. Williamson”

Read the case titled: “Prioritizing Projects at D. D. Williamson”

Write a nine (9) page paper in which you:

Analyze the prioritizing process at D. D. Williamson.
Suggest two (2) recommendations to improve the prioritizing process.
Create a scenario where the implemented process at D. D. Williamson would not work.
Project five (5) years ahead and speculate whether or not D. D. Williamson will be using the same process. Justify your answer.
Use at least four (4) quality (peer-reviewed) resources in this assignment.

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Metrics, KPIs, monitoring, and communicating information about projects.

You have covered many topics related to metrics, KPIs, monitoring, and communicating information about projects. Still, there is not enough time to discuss every topic of interest on these subjects. This is your opportunity to develop a topic for discussion between you, your classmates, and your instructor.

Identify a topic for discussion related to the content of this course or related through a scholarly article that you read for this course.
Present your topic in the discussion board with any background and formulate that topic in the form of a question to your classmates.
Present your thoughts on the topic and answer your question.

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