9.0 Manage Risk
Risk refers to future potential events that could have an adverse impact on the program. Whereas an
issue is a current problem that must be dealt with, a risk is a potential future problem that has not yet
A reactive pro
2.0 Build the Program Schedule
Building a program schedule is one of the major ways that programs differ from projects. Programs
are umbrella organizations to coordinate the delivery of common benefits from underlying projects.
The projects withi
0.0 Initiate Program
ProgramStep describes how to proactively plan and manage programs. There is some work to do
before the program actually starts. Every organization has processes in place to identify and authorize
a program. These pro
6.0 Manage Issues
Issues are more than just common problems. They are problems that meet specific criteria.
An issue is a formally-defined problem that will impede the progress of the program or project and
cannot be totally resolved by the proje
8.0 Manage Communication
Properly communicating on a program is a critical success factor for managing the
expectations of the Program Sponsor and the stakeholders. If these people are not kept well
informed of the program progress there is a muc
IT Project Management
Project Cost Management Exercises
Given the following information for a one-year project, answer the following questions.
Planned Value (PV) = $23,000
Earned Value (EV) = $20,000
Actual Cost (AC) = $25,000
The scope statement
The project specifications
The milestone schedule
The work breakdown structure (WBS)
A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a fundamental project
To what extent does the task of organization call for close
control if it is to be performed efficiently?
What are the needs and attitudes of the people
performing the tasks? What are the likely effects of
Describe an overall framework for project integration
management as it relates to the other project management
knowledge areas and the project life cycle
Explain the importance of creating a p
Many of the characteristics of the project management process have already been discussed.
Project management is organized:
To achieve a single set of objectives
Through a single project of
IEEE Spectrum: Who Killed the Virtual Case File?
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Who Killed the Virtual Case File?
How the FBI blew more than $100 million on case-managemen
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Scope Change Management Control Process
Assignment Two . Due week 5
As project manager, you realized that the project is getting out of control and there is no scope change
management process. You are going to hold a meeting next week to walk the project
FBI Case Study Assignment #1 Grading 10 pts.
Read the Harry Goldstein (2005) description of the FBI's Virtual Case File project
Cover page (title, your name, class section, date)
o Executive Overview
o Three PM Knowledge
Williams Machine Tool Company Case Analysis Form
Increasing demand for
standard product line
Positive actions taken
Widespread belief that the
good times would continue
Trophy project case study
Succinct summary of what happened (ONE SENTENCE): HELPFUL HINT: Write this last.
Project manager (PM) lake of experience, insufficient authority for the PM, and the lake of upper
management involvement and support in the e
IS 430 PM 430 QUIZ FOUR COVERS CHAPTERS 11, 12, 13 AND 14 IN TEXT
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IS 430 PM 430 QUIZ FIVE COVERS CHAPTERS 15, 16, 17, 19 AND 22 IN TEXT
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