(a) A famous man once said: “If you don’t know where you are going, how will you know how you will reach your destination”. This sentence captures the significance of planning for any project.
“A well planned, project therefore, is a guarantee for successful accomplishment of project outcomes.” Critically discuss and illustrate out with the help of exs from your own experience.
(b) The act of reviewing the plan really begins throughout the implementation phase, but at the end of the project we also want to look at the lessons to be learned from how it was performed, and see whether its completion has had the desired effect.
Discuss and illustrate out three (3) ways to review a project, illustrating your answer with instances.
Choosing a social project of your choice, use the SWOT analysis and Force Field Analysis methods to scope the project describing what are feasible and what aren’t in the circumstances.
“Notwithstanding the functional skills and knowledge dissimilar people bring while being in a project team, people have natural tendencies to play dissimilar roles in a team.” (Professor Belbin)
Discuss and illustrate out different roles people might play while being part of a project team and how you’re going to use them to the best interest of a project of which you’re a project manager.
Understanding the culture of a project team can have an important impact on success of implementing plans. One way to classify team cultures is broadly to classify them as being closed cultures, partly-open cultures and completely open cultures.
Using an organization/project of which you have experience, describe whether the project culture is a closed one, partly opened one or a fully opened. Your answer must describe why you consider your organization/project culture to better fit one of these cultures.