BUS402: Unit 4 Discussion Questions

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#1

Consider responding to the following questions by posting your response on the course discussion board for BUS402. You may also respond to other students’ posts.

  1. What is a project charter? Based on the project charter, what are your responsibilities as a project manager?
  2. What is WBS? Why is the WBS necessary for project planning?
  3. What are key lessons you have learned from the "Project Management Best Practices” lecture in subunit 4.2?
  4. What techniques can you use to identify the critical path and a float in a project?

#2

Answer (A):

1A: A project charter is a high level document that consist project information such as scope, cost, team and feasibility details.

2A: WBS, Work Break Down Structure; divide the work in to sub works and allocate to team with possible completion time lines. With this methodology, work can complete without hesitation and provide step by step information regarding work.

3A: Most of the outcomes close to the project management and best in industry practices.

4A: Project completion and time study to avoid time delays.


#3

1.Project Charter
A project charter, project definition, or project statement is a statement of the scope, objectives, and participants in a project. It provides a preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outlines the project objectives, identifies the main stakeholders, and defines the authority of the project manager. It serves as a reference of authority for the future of the project.

2. WBS
The WBS incorporates all project deliverable and reflects any documents or information that clarifies the project deliverable. WBS is necessary for project planning because it can help you define activities.


#4

1A. Project charter provides preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outline the project activities, identify the main stakeholders and defines the authority of the project manager.

1A: A project charter is a high level document that consist project information such as scope, cost, team and feasibility details.

2A: WBS, Work Break Down Structure; divide the work in to sub works and allocate to team with possible completion time lines. With this methodology, work can complete without hesitation and provide step by step information regarding work.
3A: Most of the outcomes close to the project management and best in industry practices.

4A: Project completion and time study to avoid time delay


#5

Project Charter
A project charter, project definition, or project statement is a statement of the scope, objectives, and participants in a project. It provides a preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outlines the project objectives, identifies the main stakeholders, and defines the authority of the project manager. It serves as a reference of authority for the future of the project.

  1. WBS
    The WBS incorporates all project deliverable and reflects any documents or information that clarifies the project deliverable. WBS is necessary for project planning because it can help you define activities

#6

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is the key result of a project that organizes the team’s work into managed sections. The project management structure determines the structure of the breakdown of labor, which is a result-oriented hierarchically organized work that must be performed by the project team.