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Unformatted text preview: M GMT660 Project Management M idterm Exam – Key I tems Week 1 – Int ro Chapter 1 – Project in Contemporary Orgs • • MusikFest Activity Why project management t oday • • • Three goals Project life cycle Balance of science and art Week 3 – Who’s the Boss? Chapter 3 – Project Manager Case: National Jazz • • • • • • • • Responsibili ties Communication issues Functional Mgr v. PM 2 types of credibili ty Cultural issues Ethical issues Leadership styles (activity) Questions 14, 18, 20, 21 Week2 – Building Your Project Portfolio Chapter 2 – Project Selection Case: Pan-Europa Foods • • Movie project activity Financial methods ( interpret) • • • • • • • Use of models Non-numeric types Numeric types Scoring models Risk and uncertainty Portfolio perspective Questions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14 Week 4 – No Avoiding Conflict Chapter 6 – Conflict & Negotiation Case – Pelican Landing • The role of negotiation in a p roject • Pareto optimal (in your own words) • • • • • Positive outcomes? Effects of partnering Life cycle and conflict Principled negotiation Questions: 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 14, 15, 17 • Issues of vir tual organizations • Project team – human factors • • Organizational culture Questions 2, 3, 7, 12, 14, 15, 17, 22 Week 6 – Planning a Project Chapter 5 – Project Planning • • • • • • Project plan elements Launch meeting Role of systems integration Function of the WBS Creating a WBS Use of Responsibilities Chart • Questions 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20 Week 5 – Within & Between O rganizations Chapter 4 – Project Organizations Case: Oilwell Cable Directed Reading: Vir tual Project Teams • Generic organizational p roject structures (pros/cons) ...
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