FINAL CASE STUDY INSTRUCTIONS
1. The project begins on January 15, 2012 unless otherwise stated in the case.
2. The follow holidays are observed: January 1, Memorial Day (last Monday of May), July 4th,
Labor Day (f
Module 10: Managing Project Resources
The most gifted members of the human species are at their creative best when they cannot have their way, and
must compensate for what they miss by realizing and cultivating their capacities and talents.
- Eric Hoffer
Module 9: Managing Project Risk
Change is the elixir of the human circumstance, and acceptance of challenge the way of our kind. We are bad
weather animals, disaster's fairest children. For the soundest of evolutionary reasons man appears at his best
Module 7: Scheduling the Project
Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject.
Thomas Mann, 1875-1955
Good order is the foundation of all good things.
Edmund Burke 1729-1797
Developing the Project Network
This week we wil
Module 6: Estimating Time & Cost
"In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower 18901969
"The only thing I can't accurately predict is the future."
- Woody Allen
Module 5: Leadership
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
-Peter F. Drucker
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
- Henry Kissinger
There is nothing like a dream to
Module 3: Defining the Project
If a man will begin with certainties he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he
shall end in certainties.
- Francis Bacon
Confidence is what you feel before you comprehend the situation.
Module 2: Project Strategy and Teams
Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there.
- John P. Kotter
So companies have to be very schizophrenic. On one hand, they have to maintain continuity of strategy.
But they also
Module 1: Introduction to Project Management
Organizations will not be able to compete globally without putting in place project management processes
and continuing to develop their project managers to become leaders within the organization. Technical
Module 4: Organization Structure and Culture
It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just
the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness.
- Jerry Garcia
The quality of an organization c
Module 11: Outsourcing
Few companies have everything that they need. You may need money, customers, or product. No matter what you
need, there is someone who has it.
- Curtis E. Sahakian
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather t