3.4.7. Choice of solicitation method
There are the following three main solicitation methods used in the United Nations:
Request for Quotations RFQ
Invitation to Bid ITB
Request for Proposals RFP
The selection of the appropriate method is determined by th
What are the cost elements beyond purchase price that must be considered with a TCO model?
Project Managers have to remember every procurement is different. Its critical to remember what
needs to be included in the TCO calculation will vary. The goal is
Selecting a Vendor Supplier
Assume that you have been asked to procure a new integrated software
application for patient records management for your local hospital. Describe
the process you would follow to shortlist suppliers for this pu
Find three distinct procurement process solutions, including at least one eProcurement example.
Compare and contrast the solutions in terms of breadth of functionality, cost, ease of implementation,
customizability, and scalability.
RFQ- Request for quo
Non-human Project Procurement
You are the Project Manager for a small landscaping business. Your company has just won a contract to
landscape a new housing development of 50 homes. You are responsible for developing the
What are the risks inherent in using computer-based tools to manage procurement (such as sharing
proprietary business data)? Justify your answer with three examples.
Increasing numbers of firms use e-procurement in an attempt to enhance their key busines
How can you avoid unethical behavior from the other party during negotiations?
Negotiation is a human encounter that poses ethical problems on the simple fact that each party
tries to get the other party to do something in its own interest. Furthermore, a
How are management of procurement performance and value management in an organization
related? Justify your response with two examples, one from the public sector and one from a private
organization or the service sector.
Professor Tony and Fellow Classm
Designer Shoe Salon
Relocation Procurement Plan
The Shuz Bar is a family owned company headquartered near the white sands of Karmen Island
in beautiful Hawaii. As of January 27, 1989, The Shuz Bar has around 400 employees in the
Compose a paragraph describing your selected input with an example of this
input from your own experience or from an Internet search.
Post your description of your selected input and your example.
Explain how this input impacts the preparation of a Procur
Develop conceptual design for faculty (includes
Detailed design for facility reviewed and approved
Construction bid preparation
Project Schedule Development
Construction Phase Gantt Chart: St Dimas Assisted Living Home
Phase 1 - Foundation &
Phase 2 - Structure
Phase 3 - Enclosure
Software Development Project
Software Development Project
Software Development Project
There are three objectives a project needs to meet: the budget, finish on schedule
and generate deliverables that satisfy the client. The
Project Risk and Quality Management Strategy
For the St. Dismas project, I plan to manage the quality for my project by
being prepared and organized with all possible risks that may affect the scope,
budget and schedule of the project. Knowing the risk of
Wk2 Assgn 2
The primary roles and responsibilities of a project manager are to chose the human and material resources
need for the project. The project managers role is to be a facilitator. Project managers are also responsible
1. How would a PM manage critical path tasks differently than noncritical path tasks?
The critical paths would get done sooner than the non-critical paths. The paths are
created so the PM knows what paths are critical and need to be done first.
2. How is
The purpose of this project is to increase the census of the hospital. To
increase the census of the hospital the board wants to add an Assisted living
facility to its location so as the patient's age they will have a hospital right next
door to the hospi
While completing the budget for the St. Dismas project I wanted to complete the budget in accordance to what needed
to be complete in the chronological order. According the Mantel et al (2011), A budget must be developed in order to obtain
Gantt Chart for Dismass Assisted Livin
Construction layout and Design
Government/State Permits approved for space and ro 7 days
Construction and Furninshings
Phase 1- Lay Foundation an
Look back on your work on the St. Dismas case study, and create a list of
lessons learned. What went well during the development of the project
plan? Is there anything you would have done differently?
During the development of this project there were many
You are the project manager of a software development project, developing a software
application that will assist project managers in profiling their project. The software will take
data that is generated from a survey of members on the project
Application: Creating a Process-Oriented Culture
A process-oriented culture does not just happen within an organization. To successfully
change the culture, the support of senior management is needed. A process-oriented
culture can require reorganization
Week 1 Discussion
A project is a venture with defined goals to deliver a product or service. The difference between working
on a project or in a functional area is that instead of working as an individual contributor within your
area of expertise, we are
My assessment of the performance of the project is that currently the project is behind schedule with
the possibility of running over budget, thus meeting the deadline constraint of having the units ready by
the following year is not attainable without in
1. Recall the evaluation of project management methodologies you did. Was project change
management a consideration in your evaluation? Why or why not?
Change Management (CM) refers to any approach to transitioning individuals, teams, and
I suggest the ALF Project will conduct a formal project closeout primarily to help the organization
improve its project management skills on future project (Mantel et al., 2011, p. 273). I would advise that
a formal project closeout will allow SDMC to und
Prepare and post a project profile for the St. Dismas case.
A project profile is a simplified description of an eventual project. In addition to defining
the purpose and ownership of the project, it presents a first estimate of the activities
I would recommend Andy Dover for the project manager position. During Andys time with the bank he
has worked in various departments. Once settled into his current role he has been able to improve
processes showing he is a visionary. He has also worked on
Describe your approach for developing proposed solutions for the client to help them
select a methodology. Why did you choose that approach?
Upon review there are many different project management approaches, it is almost
overwhelming. The way I would ap