5. SAVING FAILING SYSTEMS
Project Purpose: To understand how to save a project.
Potential Solution: The scope of the project can be decreased. The
6. EXPLAINING PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Project Purpose: To explain project management.
Potential Solution: Without project management, it is impossible to
determine whether a project is on the path to success. Scope creep occurs
7. APPLYING PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
Project Purpose: To develop a Gantt chart.
Potential Solution: A Gantt chart is a simple bar chart that depicts
project tasks against a calendar. In a Gantt chart, tasks are listed
APPLY YOUR KNOWLEDGE BUSINESS PROJECTS
Instructor Note: There are few right or wrong answers in the business
world. There are really only efficient and inefficient, and effective and
ineffective business decisions. If there were always right answers businesses
would never fail. These questions were created to challenge your students to
apply the materials they have learned to real business situations. For this
reason, the authors cannot provide you with one version of a correct answer.
When grading your students’ answers, be sure to focus on their justification
or support for their specific answers. A good way to grade these questions is
to compare your student’s answers against each other.
AYK 1: Methods Behind Methodologies
Signatures Inc. specializes in producing personalized products such as coffee
mugs and pens with company logos. The company generates over $40
million in annual revenues and has more than 300 employees. The company