Unplanned catastrophes are always waiting just around the corner to derail your project. You have been appointed risk manager to prepare a risk management plan, and a disaster recovery plan for the project office on an IT project. Your risk management planning should consider how you would address disasters (flood, power cut, earth quake, fire). Your plan must comprise the following:
1. Identify risks.
2. Disaster recovery preparation - training.
3. Disaster recovery control.
4. Information back-up and post disaster retrieval.
5. Post disaster communication plan.
The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) subdivides the scope of work in manageable work packages that can be estimated, planned, and assigned to an answerable person or department for completion. You have been hired project manager for a major product launch of a new range of computers Outline how you would use the WBS to subdivide the event, considering the following:
1. Techniques of subdivision.
2. Develop standard template for future events.
3. Numbering system.
4. Number of levels.
Using the “Matrix” system of authority and responsibilities, describe the various organisational systems which might be applied to the management of projects.
describe the advantages and disadvantages, giving exs of the circumstances in which each can best be applied.
The Government proposes to implement a series of projects by the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) method. Describe what types of project are appropriate for BOT and describe the risks that are associated with such types of projects?