Course: Project ManagementLevel: MBAINSTRUCTIONS:a) All written assignments must be well organized, presented in an easy-to-readyformat, and neat. If your hand writing is not legible, type or compose the writtenassignment. Moreover, pay particular close attention to grammar spellingpunctuation and understandability. Communication is extremely important in thiscourse.b) Documentation is likewise very important. Un-supported statements or opinionsare worth less to the reader, who desires to verify your finding. Complete andspecific documentation is mandatory. Also your reference should be to primarysources, except I rare unusual situations.c) Quoting should be kept to an absolute minimum.d) Assume for each assignment that you have been given research to do on behalf of the client. The information you prepare will be used by your supervisor as he or shemeets with the client or with the revenue agent.
Q:1 Project managers are usually dedicated and committed to theproject. Who should be” looking over the shoulder” of the projectmanager to make sure that the work and requests are also in the bestinterest of the company? Does your answer depend on the priority of theproject? Give practical examples from your employing organization.
Effective project team leadership is probably the most important factor that willdetermine whether or not a project will be successful. Without leadership, project teamssplinter into smaller groups and slowly drift apart to work on their own set of objectivesresulting in a lack of effective communication, conflicting roles and responsibilities,redundant work, and all too often, rework. If a project manager does not establish aleadership role and a clear set of responsibilities for the project team at the start of the project, it will be difficult to develop a cohesive and high performing team. A criticalfactor in conditioning a team for success is for the project manager to take the time toestablish expectations about team performance before that actual scope of work and project details are introduced. The project manager is, in many ways, similar to the coachof a sports team. The coach seeks out talent, identifies potential in each player and plans