Section-1 250 words / Subject: Initiating the Project
Reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Identify what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding.
Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:
Section-2, 400 words/ Subject: Initiating the Project
Chapter 13: Project Supply Chain Management.
This chapter deals with securing the services and materials that are needed to perform the project. After completing this chapter, each student should be able to perform the following:
Chapter 14: Determining Project Progress and Results.
This chapter covers multiple ways in which project managers seek to ensure the project results they planned to make and promised to deliver. After completing this chapter, each student should be able to perform the following:
Chapter 15: Finishing the Project and Realizing the Benefits.
his chapter deals with all of the processes and issues involved in finishing a project either on time or prematurely. After completing this chapter, each student should be able to perform the following:
Section :3 , 400 words / Subject: Initiating the Project
Instructions: Within the context of your Week 2 Business Case project you will address and identify the different types of contracts that are available for supply chain management.
You will copy and paste the Business Case.
For each of the six (6) contract types below you will provide a description of each contract type (based on the weekly readings and material from the textbook) and then identify where each of the contracts could be utilized within your project. These need to be specific examples and explain why the specific contract type would be ideal for these supplies (goods or services). There is no word minimum but each should cover the required material and provide a logical analysis of the specific information sought.
Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) Contract:
Fixed-Price-Incentive-Fee (FPIF) Contract:
Fixed-Price-Economic-Price-Adjustment (FP-EPA) Contract:
Cost-Plus-Fixed Fee (CPFF) Contract:
Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF) Contract:
Cost-Plus-Incentive Fee (CPIF) Contract:
Instructions: You have been instructed to provide a detailed analysis of the current progress of cost and schedule for an on-going project. You have been provided the Planned Value, Earned Value, Actual Cost and Budget at Completion. You will calculate the Variances, Indexes and Estimates for the project to provide a comprehensive report on the project. The comprehensive report should explain how the results are calculated, what the results mean, and what specific action steps should or need be taken to bring the project back within scope. Definitions must cite Kloppenborg textbook.
Planned Value (PV)
Earned Value (EV)
Actual Cost (AC)
Budget at Completion (BAC)
Schedule Variance (SV)
Cost Variance (CV)
Schedule Performance Index (SPI)
Cost Performance Index (CPI)
Estimate to Completed (ETC Method 1)
Estimate to Complete (ETC Method 2)
Estimate at Completion (EAC)
To-complete Performance Index (TCPI)
Comprehensive Situational Analysis:
Attached word Doc
Business Case(week:2) (copy and paste):
Title Project Article #2: High Speed Train
News source (APA reference): Gourney, A. (2018, July 30). A $100 billion train: The future of California or a boondoggle? Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/30/us/california-high-speed-rail.html
Web address: https://hsr.ca.gov/
Section 4: 500 words /Subject : Initiating the Project
Imagine if you are working in software company as a manager, how initiating the project subject relevant or helpful to your career?.
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