Solution_MidTermExam_F2011

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Unformatted text preview: Ochwmw. 1N3 )HE—41\g Hug Raw 324M. gAOL/k/TVDHS 1c 8c 14a 20b 2d, 9c 15d 21c 3c 103 16a 22d 4d 11b 17b 233 5b 12b 18a 24d 6a 13d 19c 25a 7a MidSem Exam IND/MEC 713 (F201 1) 26. The following table shows the activities for a project. Activity Time (months) Activity AOA AON (21) Draw (do not solve) the activity on arrow (AOA) network. (b) Draw (do not solve) the activity on node (AON) network. MidSem Exam IND/MEC 713 (F2011) Name SID 27. The table shows the activities and related time estimates for the project network below: \ (a) Show the ES, EF, LS, LF and Slack for each activity on the network. A i/ (b) What is the critical path for the project? N " (> ‘ Sf ‘ V” w 2’" 2 ‘i y (c) What is the expected completion time for the project? _ days. L MidSem Exam IND/MEC 713 (F2011) Name SID (51) What is the probability of completing the project in 36 days? Show your calculations below. b: g g I TE: 2:: EwJTE , zc~zfi >— M \/‘1+‘+%*'Z‘*0 ’7 l t _ % —2 M We- [75? t —- 2 - -0‘611-33 3.Lu%‘\ W’l'rc—E\£'S¢N 224—0-4123 '1): O"?')..\‘).. ,, -o. - 17%? who?) c We -— (i gl‘Z—Lfnqj (e) What should the project duration be for a probability of completion of 89.25%? Show your calculations below. Raw- }. <l‘ocM/L ,fw 1’: mus/"1w 085m: %¢;\'2Ri MidSem Exam IND/MEC 713 (F201 1) Name SID 28. A small manufacturing company has a required rate of return of 10%. Two projects A and B have initial investment costs and net cash inflows (in thousands of $) over the next three years as follows: Cash Cash Initial Cash inflow inflow Project investment inflow year year 2 year 3 (000’s) 1 (000’s) (000’5) (000’s) find,“ \ t-l lot 133 WA 100 18132 892-59 37m" 20g "302.6 1 1 non atom my)? 3007—13” L+oo {seas a L _I_ Show all calculations. The blank cells are for your use. PV (a) Conduct a discounted cash flow calculation and determine the net present value (NPV) for each project. Nev - 42,00 + one); Facts t ’31:“? A, ‘: ~loo Jr 201‘ 0%” : \Ol~©5/ V N MR 3 _. Limo + $0.6m +\s\<1€+ Ban-TS (M V 11- 460* ’SQS’L‘QS/ : \S’g. Ci? MidSem Exam IND/MEC 713 (F2011) Name SID (b) Calculate the payback for each project. _ \*%’\ (d) Which of the above three criteria would you use to select between projects A and B. Give reasons. MidSem Exam IND/MEG 713 (F2011) Name SID 29. Read the case below and answer the following questions: (21) Discuss the legal and ethical implications for International Microcircuits Inc., a Canadian company, with regard to each of the three listed expectations. (b) Devise a solution that would address Megan’s concerns. Megan Bedding. vice-president of sales for International Microcircuits. Inc. (1M). was delighted when [M was one of the few firms invited to enter a bid to supply a large indus- trial customer with their major product in a small foreign country. However, her top salesperson for that region had just called doing business in the conntry: 1. Local materials representing at least 50 percent of the product's value must be purchased in reciprocity. 3. Industrial customers normally receive a 40 percent "rebate" (kickback) when they purchase goods from suppliers such as IM. (IM’s profit margin is only’ 20 percent.) With this new information, Megan was unsure about changing or proceeding with the bid. If it was withdrawn, a lot of effort would be wasted as well as a chance to get a foot- hold in the international market. But if she proceeded, how could these expectations be met in a legal and ethical way? and informed her of certain "expectations" of 2. The local politicians will expect continual significant donations to their party. 29. MCI case study (a) l (b) ‘7 4/ -f/jmgfi'v 1. 50% local content is quite a common requirement for foreign firms in developing countries and nelegal or implications; 2' to local pontical parties “gybleficme’fisifiwtfewflwand could embroil the company in local politics. There may also if local laws prohigit PQlitical. donations. , a p a: kickbacks be OK locally, but would certainly be iiigegalizfqrwa candign company to engage in even if it not in Canada. least it would be unethical? Based on the legal advice, it be possible ta amend the pragmatic make clear what the company can and can’ do ' ,7 7 __ f “fegtp‘ect tions,” but this would be complicated at best. f L J a in one bid, simply walkingaway may answer. 7 _ wfagfiMegan should establish a formal bid/n0 bid process ' " analysis each prospective job. sales also be established so thatitheyknow the corporate ground rules t’t‘vhen even the hint of new work pops up. I——._..__J ...
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