Packer Telecom - Case Analysis(Project Managers Journal Mark(out of 4 Project Information Case 9 Project Manager Charmaine Cabrera Journal Date Case

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Case Analysis (Project Manager’s Journal) Mark (out of 4): Project Information Case #: 9 Project Manager: Charmaine Cabrera Journal Date: June 20, 2017 Case Title: Packer Telecom Packer Telecom’s executive are aware of the need for risk management on all development projects especially in the development of new products. Parker is also facing a problem with the amount of money being used on R&D. There’s a big percent of earnings that are spent on R&D while only a small portion of the projects reach commercialization phase. The project manager has developed a risk management template based on a similar industry’s methodology. The sponsor is concerned that the risk management templates is not suited for Packer and questioned whether Packer would need to change its project management methodology to use the templates. There is also a concern that the probability distribution used is based on another company’s history and not theirs. The sponsor also did not see the templates to be forward looking and is concerned that the templates can be used without some form of training on the employees. Key topics covered that were important to me: Risk Management templates Risk Management plan Answers to case questions: ( answer all questions for the case , brief but descriptive, do not include the questions ) 1. PMI provides a practice standard for risk management which provides a globally acceptable risk management practice standards including risk templates. Though templates can be transferred from
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