Research Paper On Science Project
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The Use of PM Tools to Improve Project Management
The writer looks at the way tools may be used to optimize project management. The writer look sat the way a previous small project has created lessons for a student to assess tools that may be used to manage projects in a reflective context. The general approach to project management, use of different management tools and management of teams are all discussed. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography this nine page paper.
Project Management Leadership
In six pages this paper considers project management and strategic and technical requirements within the context of the observation 'Project managers are expected to be leaders,[but] the truth is that everyone on a project team can and should demonstrate leadership skills as appropriate to the project's needs. As project professionals, we must continually enhance our people skills and leadership ability.' Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.
The Importance of Governance in Projects
The role of governance in projects is examined, defining project governance and examining potential influences, before assessing why it is important enough to be included in project management frameworks and then assess four different projects which all had some form of project governance failing. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.
Project Management Control
This 8 page paper looks at project management control, answering four questions set by the student; how resource scheduling reduce flexibility in managing projects, outlining the risks associated with leveling resources, compressing or crashing projects and imposed duration or 'catch-up' as the project is being implemented, why is it critical to develop a time phased baseline and how WBS differs from the projects network. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
Project Failures and Successes
To become a project manager it is necessary to understand why projects fail, as well as why they succeed. The paper starts by examining a well-documented project failure; the attempt to computerize the dispatch systems of the London Ambulance Service (LAS), a project which was totally abandoned only nine days after it was implement it. The events and influences which resulted in the failure all discussed. Following the examination of a project failure, a personal project success is examined; the organizing of a conference. Presents an outline for planning a social event, looking at what needs to be done and creating a WBS. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this ten page paper.