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  1. MGT 437 Course Material - mgt437dotcom

  2. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Entire Course MGT 437 Week 1 DQ 1 Discussion Question #1:What are three project selection criteria? What do you think is the most important information required to select a project? How would you explain to your manager that a project that was important to his or her department is not good for the organization based on the selection criteria? • MGT 437 Week 1 Individual Assignment Project Management Paper • MGT 437 Week 1 DQ 1 • MGT 437 Week 1 DQ 2 • MGT 437 Week 2 Individual Assignment Achieving Project Goals Simulation • MGT 437 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Project Proposal Paper

  3. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 1 DQ 2 MGT 437 Week 1 Individual Assignment Project Management Paper MGT 437 Week 1 Individual Assignment Project Management Paper Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you answer the following questions: What is a project? • Discussion Question #2:What is a project stakeholder? What are some examples of project stakeholders? How are projects affected when stakeholders are not identified and addressed early in the project?

  4. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 2 DQ 1 MGT 437 Week 2 DQ 2 Discussion Question #2: Provide an example of a project milestone in a project schedule. How would you explain to a project team member what a dependency relationship is between two tasks and why it is important? • Discussion Question #1:  • What is the function of a project budget? Why is it important to include management contingency in a project budget and how you would calculate the amount of contingency needed?

  5. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 2 Individual Assignment Achieving Project Goals Simulation MGT 437 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Project Proposal Paper MGT 437 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Project Proposal Paper and Presentation Develop your 5,250- to 7,000-word Final Project plan over the next 4 weeks. Each week, you update and add the next phase to the project plan. The following are the deliverables for this project: Week Two Deliverable: Project Proposal Paper and Presentation • MGT 437 Week 2 Individual Assignment Achieving Project Goals Simulation • Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you address the following from the simulation: • How did completing this simulation change your perspective of project management? Provide examples in your response.

  6. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 3 DQ 1 MGT 437 Week 3 DQ 2 Discussion Question #2:What are the triple constraints? What key elements are interrelated? What happens if one of the elements changes? How does it affect the other two? Explain. • Discussion Question #1:How is conflict management critical to project management? What might happen during a period of conflict within a team? How does this differ from a conflict with a customer or a supplier?

  7. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 3 Individual Assignment Project Management Organizational Structures Paper MGT 437 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Project Planning Technical Paper MGT 437 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Project Planning – Technical Paper Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper that adds to the project your team started last week. Check to ensure the project’s triple constrains are still valid. • MGT 437 Week 3 Individual Assignment Project Management Organizational Structures Paper • Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you compare and contrast the three primary project management organizational structures: functional, matrix, and pure project.

  8. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 4 DQ 1 MGT 437 Week 4 DQ 2 Discussion Question #2:What is the concept of earned value? What real life examples would illustrate the earned value concept? How does this approach to performance measurement differ from simply tracking cost or schedule? • Discussion Question #1:What types of risks are inherent in a project? Where do they originate? Can they be mitigated? Can you provide an example of how?

  9. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 4 Individual Assignment Team Creation Paper MGT 437 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Project Planning Human Capital Paper MGT 437 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Project Planning – Human Capital Paper Use the same project you selected in Week One to write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you demonstrate how you use communication to maintain effective teamwork at the following key points in a project: • MGT 437 Week 4 Individual Assignment Team Creation Paper • Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you explain team development techniques. In your paper, complete the following: • Identify how project team members are selected.

  10. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 5 DQ 1 MGT 437 Week 5 DQ 2 Discussion Question #2: When would it be appropriate to issue a final report? What are the sections that are normally included in a formal long report? Provide a brief description of each of these sections. • Discussion Question #1: What are some termination methods? Is a termination by extinction wrong? Explain.

  11. MGT 437 Course Material MGT 437 Week 5 Individual Assignment Performance Measurement Paper and Presentation MGT 437 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Project Implementation, Control, and Termination Paper MGT 437 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Project Implementation, Control, and Termination Paper Use the same project selected in Week One and any information previously gathered. • MGT 437 Week 5 Individual Assignment Performance Measurement Paper • Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you compare and contrast at least three performance measurements. Discuss the importance of performance measurement within a project.

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