Ch 2 Needs Identification

Ch 2 Needs Identification - Ch 2 Needs Identification Ch 2...

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Ch 2 Needs Identification Ch 2 Overview Identifying needs and selecting projects Developing a request for proposal The proposal solicitation process Needs Identification Needs Identification = the initial phase of the project life cycle Starts with the recognition of a need, problem, or opportunity and ends with the issuance of a request for proposal (RFP) Project Selection Project Selection = involves evaluating the various needs or opportunities, and then deciding which of these move forward as a project to be implemented Benefits and consequences can be both intangible and tangible or qualitative and quantitative Project Selection Steps o Develop a set of criteria against which the opportunity will be evaluated Criteria includes qualitative and quantitative factors o List assumptions o Gather data and information for each opportunity o Evaluate each opportunity against the criteria Preparing a Request for Proposal RFP’s purpose is to state, comprehensively and in detail, what is required, from the
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course ENCE ence320 taught by Professor Cable during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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