ENCE 320 Chapter 3 Questions p.71 1. Describe pre-RFP/proposal marketing. Pre-RFP/proposal marketing is designed to put a contractor in a better position to win a contract. Companies build relationships with customers and therefore are more likely t
When network planning techniques are used, the planning function
depends on the scheduling function.
False the scheduling function depends on the planning function
The duration estimate for each activity does not include any associat
Lesson 03: Requests For Proposals (RFPs)
Requests For Proposals (RFPs)
Key Points Review 3 due at start of class Tuesday
Quiz 1 (covering chapters 1 and 2) on Blackboard from 1600 Thursday until 0745 Tuesday. Take it on ti
ENCE 320 Chapter 6 Questions p.175 1. Why does the scheduling function depend on the planning function? The scheduling function depends on the planning function because they both rely heavily on time estimates. Developing the planning function means
Resources can include people, equipment, machines, tools, facilities, and
Resources can constrain the project schedule.
Activities in a network diagram are drawn in a parallel relationship
because, from a
Performing, or doing, the projectimplementing the proposed solution
is the third phase of the project life cycle
A work analysis chart is a hierarchical tree of products that usually
identifies the organization or individual res
ENCE 320 EXAM #1
J. West Spring 2010 Exam Key
1. W hat is the sequence of phases in a project life cycle?
a. Initiate, monitor, control, closeout
b. Initiate, plan, execute, control, closeout
c. Plan, monitor, control, closeout
d. Initiate, control, manag
In addition to establishing a baseline schedule for a project, its also
necessary to develop a baseline budget.
Cost planning starts when a proposal for the project has been accepted by
If possible, i
Once a project actually starts, its necessary to monitor the progress to
ensure that everything is going according to schedule.
The key to effective project control is to measure production quality and
compare it to efficiency m
The objective must be clear, attainable, specific, and measurable .
For a project, the objective is usually defined in terms of scope, packages, and cost
False scope, schedule, & cost
In the real world, project object
As a group, we decided to design and build a 10-mile two-lane highway connecting two
interstates in New Mexico. JJRB Engineering is a very successful highway construction
company and we will execute this project accordi
As a team, we chose to design and construct a 10-mile long, two-lane roadway
connecting U.S. Highway Interstates 70 and 366 through De Baca County, New Mexico.
As a fairly deserted County holding just 1 person per square mile, we felt that a th
A project is an endeavor to accomplish a specific objective through a
unique set of interrelated tasks and the effective utilization of resources.
The objective of a project is usually defined in terms of resources,
In many situations a request for proposal does not involve soliciting
competitive proposals from external contractors.
Contractors must wait until formal RFP solicitations are announced by
customers before starting to develop pr
Project Management Concepts
Definition of a project and its attributes
Key constraints within which a project must be
Life cycle of a project
Definition of project management
Elements of the project management process
Ch 1 Project Management Concepts
Definition of a project and its attributes
Key constraints within which a project must be managed
How a project is born
The life of a project
The steps involved in the project management process
Ch 2 Needs Identification
Ch 2 Overview
Identifying needs and selecting projects
Developing a request for proposal
The proposal solicitation process
Needs Identification = the initial phase of the project life cycle
Starts with the re
ENCE 320 Chapter 12 World Wide Web Exercises p.382-383 1. Search the web for a project communications. Summarize at least one website and compare it to what was presented in this chapter. What new insights did you get from this website? The website i
ENCE 320 Chapter 11 Questions p.351-352 2. What are some characteristics associated with the effective project teams? Characteristics associated with the effective project team include a clear understanding of the project objective, clear expectation
ENCE 320 Chapter 10 Questions p.315 1. Describe what the project manager should do to perform the planning function. The project manager defines the project objective and reaches agreement with the customer on this objective. They then communicate th