W13_AsmaF_Time plus Cost method


1. Problem Definition

The company has gone through bad experiences in performing some of the critical projects because of contractors. One of the main reasons behind these fails is the contractor. Either the contractors delay the work or go ahead of schedule there’s neither penalty nor advantages. Now the company is about to release a new project for a DSC system (software) for a new petrochemical plant. The DCS system (Distributed Control System) has to ready and running up once the plant is established and start. No delay is acceptable and an early finish is much much much preferred. Target is 180 days.

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W12_AsmaF_Incentive /disincentive contracts


1. Problem Definition

The company has gone through bad experiences in performing some of the critical projects because of contractors. One of the main reasons behind these fails is the contractor. Either the contractors delay the work or go ahead of schedule there’s neither penalty nor advantages. Now the company is about to release a new project for a DSC system (software) for a new petrochemical plant. The DCS system (Distributed Control System) has to ready and running up once the plant is established and start. No delay is acceptable and an early finish is much much much preferred. Target is 180 days.

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W11_AsmaF_Firm fixed price with incentive contract for DCS system


1. Problem Definition

The company has gone through bad experiences in performing some of the critical projects because of contractors. One of the main reasons behind these fails is the contractor. Either the contractors delay the work or go ahead of schedule there’s neither penalty nor advantages. Now the company is about to release a new project for a DSC system (software) for a new petrochemical plant. The DCS system (Distributed Control System) has to ready and running up once the plant is established and start. No delay is acceptable and an early finish is much much much preferred. Target is 180 days.

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W10_AsmaF_Cost plus with Incentive contract


1. Problem Definition

The company has gone through bad experiences in performing some of the critical projects because of contractors. One of the main reasons behind these fails is the contractor. Either the contractors delay the work or go ahead of schedule there’s neither penalty nor advantages. Now the company is about to release a new project for a DSC system (software) for a new petrochemical plant. The DCS system (Distributed Control System) has to ready and running up once the plant is established and start. No delay is acceptable and an early finish is much much much preferred. Target is 180 days.

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W9_AsmaF_Tuckman assessment using mode and median


1. Problem Definition

The team has been now in the 10th week of the project management program. In the first week we’ve posted about tuckman assessment after identifying in which stage the team is and what is the best leadership style to be adopted at the identified stage. The problem statement was to recognize the suitable leadership style at the stage where the team lay. According to the team survey result (using P80), the team was in performing stage. As per the weekly report the team now is behind schedule and overrun budget so same survey was conducted once again to know where the team is and find the suitable leadership style.

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W8_AsmaF_Tuckman Analysis Assignment for W8


1. Problem Definition

The team has been now in the 8th week of the project management program. In the first week we’ve posted about tuckman assessment after identifying in which stage the team is and what is the best leadership style to be adopted at the identified stage. The problem statement was to recognize the suitable leadership style at the stage where the team lay. According to the team survey result (using P80), the team was in performing stage. As per the weekly report the team now is behind schedule and overrun budget so same survey was conducted once again to know where the team is and find the suitable leadership style.

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W7_AsmaF_What’s happening with TKT-14 blog posting project


1. Problem Definition

Since the start of the distance learning phase until now – W7 – the team has been assigned to do 5 projects. One of the main projects is the blog posting. Many members of the team didn’t submit the post regularly. 8 out of 25 didn’t submit at least 5 – 6 posts.

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W6_AsmaF_RASCI-BPMN


1. Problem Definition

The IT department tasks have been increased majorly in the last years with slight increasing in the number of employees. With this situation the IT employees’ responsibilities assignment were random creating un-clear tasks and overlapping in day to day tasks.

IT manager has decided to use business process diagram responsibility (RASCI-BPMN) by mixing together RACSI with BPMN. In the previous post, W5, RACI matrix was used.

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W5_AsmaF_RACI matrix


1. Problem Definition

The IT department tasks have been increased majorly in the last years with slight increasing in the number of employees. With this situation the IT employees’ responsibilities assignment were random creating un-clear tasks and overlapping in day to day tasks.

IT manager has decided to use RACI matrix to solve this issue.

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W4.1_AsmaF_Pareto Chart for analyzing the causes behind the projects delays and budget exceeding


1. Problem Definition

In its annual performance meeting, IT department is analyzing the causes behind the projects delays and budget exceeding. It’s important to get the greatest cumulative effect on project delays and cost overruns for IT as it’ll help the department to increase the performance in next projects.

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