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INF 338 Week 1 Assignment Virtual Teams

INF 338 Week 1 Discussion 1 Teamplayer

  • Virtual Teams. In a two- to three-page paper (not including the title and reference pages):

  • Discuss how virtual teams have changed project management.

  • Identify the tools needed to effectively manage a virtual team.

  • Teamplayer. After reviewing the readings for this week and the article “Building Virtual Teams: Strategies for High Performance,” answer the following in 200 words:

  • What are some of the characteristics of effective teams?

  • As a manager, how can you help promote these characteristics in your team?

  • Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.


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INF 338 Week 1 Discussion 2 Team Development

INF 338 Week 1 Quiz

  • Team Development. Review the “Stages of Team Development” website athttp://www.businessballs.com/tuckmanformingstormingnormingperforming.htm and use the model to examine a team in which you are/were a member. How well does the model explain your experiences as a developing team?

  • 1. Another team decision making method is called the average of members’ opinions. In this example the team decision is based on the average of individual team members’ opinions.

  • 2. The expert member method can be used as a method of team decision making. The most expert member is allowed to decide for the team.


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INF 338 Week 2 Assignment Leadership Styles

INF 338 Week 2 Discussion 1 Project vs. Operation

  • Leadership Styles. In a two- to three-page paper (not including the title and reference pages):

  • Discuss the different styles of leadership you have experienced while working in project management or on projects.

  • Identify and describe a leadership style that you find most effective.

  • Project vs. Operation. How does a project differ from everyday, routine operations? What are some of the key characteristics of a project? Assuming differences exist, what are the implications for the project manager? Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way.


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INF 338 Week 2 Discussion 2 Leadership Activities

INF 338 Week 2 Quiz

  • Leadership Activities. Read the article “Leadership Model for Professionals.” After reading article, list the top two leadership activities that you feel are most important in obtaining the maximum performance from your team and explain why these two activities are the most important ones. Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way

  • 1. Project management is a relatively new profession and is growing at a remarkable rate. Fortune magazine called project management “Career Number 1” for the 1990s.

  • 2. WBS stands for:

  • 3. Cost, time, and performance is all that is needed for a project.


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INF 338 Week 3 Assignment Project Design

INF 338 Week 3 Discussion 1 Stakeholder Management

  • Project Design. Using the information that you gained from the readings thus far, write a three- to four-page paper (not including the title and reference pages) that describes a project that you might undertake (this can be a fictitious one or one that you have actually worked on).

  • Stakeholder Management. After reading the article “Crafting the Art of Stakeholder Management“, explain the key points of stakeholder involvement, and explain how you would apply this new knowledge in your work. Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way.


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INF 338 Week 3 Discussion 2 Critical Success Factors

INF 338 Week 3 Quiz

  • Critical Success Factors. Study the “Critical Success Factors and Their Importance for System Implementation” figure on page 81 of the text. Consider how you managed a project (personal or professional) in the past and the relationship of the “Critical Success Factors” to the outcome of that project. What factor or factors contributed most to your success?

  • 1. Activities for which the earliest and latest times turn out to be equal are called critical.

  • 2. Then what does Forward Pass- EF stand for when running through the network from beginning to end?

  • 3. Which of these is not a change that is stated as happening in the workplace today?


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INF 338 Week 4 Assignment Meeting Plan

INF 338 Week 4 Discussion 1 Long Projects

  • Meeting Plan. Review the “Meeting” section in your text Teamwork and Project Management (p. 103-105). In a two- to three-page paper (not including the title and reference pages), describe the topic of your final project including the types of team members needed to complete the project (i.e., project leader, administrative support, content experts, etc.), and create a meeting plan for the initial team meeting.

  • Long Projects. What are some things that you can do to improve the functioning of teams during the course of a long project? List some ideas here and show how they facilitate team cohesion and

  • team development. Would these enhancements be different for virtual teams? Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way.


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INF 338 Week 4 Discussion 2 Peer Assessments

INF 338 Week 4 Quiz

  • Peer Assessments. After reading “Peer Assessment” on page 111 of the text, explain how peer assessments can strengthen a team. How can it improve team relations and reduce team conflicts? When would peer assessments not be appropriate? Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way.

  • 1. The current quality movement started with work by W Edward Deming in the 1940s and progressed through a series of initiatives, the first being continuous quality improvement (CQI).

  • 2. If a delay is caused by resources that have not arrived, you must explain this thoroughly and wait.


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INF 338 Week 5 Discussion 1 Project Communications

INF 338 Week 5 Discussion 2 Software

  • Project Communications. What are your recommendations for communications during a project? What are some of the key issues that you are likely to encounter and how will you address them? Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way.

  • Software. Is Project Management software a form of communications? What types of information can be determined by team members by viewing most software programs? What types of information will have to be augmented by the Project Manager to make sure that everyone has current information? How can you use a “Gantt” chart to communicate effectively and what re the limitations of using such tools? Respond to at least two other students in a substantive way.


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INF 338 Week 5 Final Paper (2 Papers)

  • This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers

  • This paper will demonstrate your understanding of the key concepts at the core of good project management practices covered throughout this course.


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