Q1: From Unit 5, what is most useful technique/tool you have learned to control project quality, and why?
A1. I can distinquish SQC (Statistical Quality Control), Check Sheets, Histograms, and Pareto Charts because allow to judge the quality with scientific indicators on an interval in a duration of time (without using the emotions, because quality is relative).
Q2: 1. In your opinion, what are top three risks for managing a large project? Please give a few examples for each identified risk.
Safety risks : work accident on construction projects
Ecological risk : waste water DBO , noise in road construction or coastal projects, face risk of delays due to exceptionally wet or windy weather
Changes in the value of currency : during a project affect purchasing power and budgets on projects with large international components.
Q3: 1. What is Six Sigma? How does the Six Sigma relate to project management practices?
A3. Six sigma refers to a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. Six sigma relates to management process in a way that it strategies in seeking to improve quality out put of the process by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimising viability in manufacturing and a business process. It seems to increase in performance while decreasing the process variation which leads to defects reduction and improve in profits, improve satisfaction and quality products or services.