To organise for project management requires an understanding of the organisation’s architecture which includes the organisational hierarchy - the grouping of internal business units, the authority lines and interaction with one another. Each of these aspects should be designed to support project management within the organisation. Structure should follow strategy or else it may impede communication, coordination and decision making which are all key to success (Brevis, 2014, p. 224). Hence, an important function of upper management is to support project teams by either redesigning the organisation to emphasize projects or integrating projects into the current organisation (Graham & Englund, 2004).
TASK IV: PARTNERSHIP IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT Partnering is a project approach designed to allow the construction process to be performed within an atmosphere of mutual trust, commitment to shared goals, and open communication among the partnering members while working in harmony toward mutual goals in order to avoid claims and litigation and establish a win/win management approach. For the complex and large-scale Atlantis project, the contractually associated construction partnering between Laing O’Rourke and NORR along with various other members like Rockwell Group, WATG, EDSA, helped to create working relationship among all of the team members based on mutually agreeable plan of cooperation and teamwork to improve productivity. The main objectives of Atlantis project partnership included reducing project costs and schedules, eliminating change orders and claims, improving communication by developing
Results Through this needs assessment, I was able to get many insights and useful information about this part of the operations of our organization. The staff in the Education division are not provided with opportunities for real technical development and training. This is based on the discussion I had with four employees participating in the project. The complained that need to participate in training activities that should help them in improving their performance. The general perception of the decision is that the work is very bureaucratic and the response to the clients, both external and internal, is slow.
After populating the methodology with team management , the project manager has to explain how the tasks and activities of each phase of the project will be executed and also he must delegate the responsibilities to the concerned people
Reflective Journal Student Name: Talita Silva Lima Programme: Higher Diploma in Science – Cloud Computing Month: July 1. Project Management In this section I will explain in detail my project management through a Gantt Chart and what I have done since my last journal until now, how my time management is going in order to delivery this project before the deadline and some of my achievements.
Then suddenly you’re down to the wire and your brain experiences a deluge of stress and information overload. This only causes a drain on your energy, causing you to lose sight of the task at hand. Enjoy the Ride It isn’t all fun and games, but take note of where you stumble or your motivation dips- you can then come up with a solution to prevent that from becoming an issue again. You may see a pattern emerge, which allows you to arrange your schedule as required.
Each project has its own circumstances and the design of an organizational structure should the project environment in which it will operate, and the project manager’s level of authority. A project structure has various forms, each form have its own pros and cons. One of the primary goals of the structure is to reduce uncertainty and disruption that typically occurs at the project
The principle reason that motivated me to pursue the MSc Project Management course is the appeal and challenge Project Managers experience in delivering assignments they undertake in their career. The qualification, indeed, lead to very smart and modern careers for graduates who love challenges, creativity, leadership and success. As a graduate of Mathematics, I have cultivated these features in my student life. Now, for my master level of study, I would like to take my chance of attaining formal skills in the area of project management. From my research, I see that Project Management is the application of skills, knowledge and techniques to meet the objectives of a project and stake holder’s expectations.
1.0 INTRODUCTION It is an essential to have clear understanding of an organization’s purposes to understand how organization works and its method of working can be improved. Usually, general objectives lead to clarification of purposes and responsibilities at all level of organizations. Management is the process of communicating, coordinating and accomplishing action in the pursuit of organization objectives while managing relationship with stakeholders, technologies and other artifacts, both within as well as between organizations. (Kinicki)
Question1 Explain the advantages and disadvantages of Henry Mintzberg’s prescriptive schools of strategy Design school The process of conception is using the major idea of SWOT which divided into two sides; internal (strength and weakness) and external (opportunity and threat) factors. Social responsibility and Managerial values also play a role in the formulation of the strategy. When the four factors is analyzed, the next step is creation of strategy which is suitable to organization and final stage is implementation follow by that strategy. Advantages: -Separate the step between design strategy and implementation clearly
Time management has been one of the most substantial hurdles of my scholastic and professional career. Many of us waste our time on things that are neither important nor necessary, instead of using that time for something of that is meaningful. To capitalize on the use of time management strategies and reach my Doctoral Business Administration (DBA) program goals. I will execute two specific time management strategies, for example, accessing and planning a weekly schedule while adjusting my daily schedule. Time management will help me maximize the use of my time and reach my ultimate DBA goals of completing each assignment.
PSB Academic Chen Zongbin 4655679 Reflective journal Communication flow are affected by three factors, individual, organization, culture. In the business communication, these three factors are described as interpersonal communication, intercultural communication and organizational communication. By handling problems that bring by these factors, the communication within the group will be more efficiency. In a group working, an effective communication can help us have a better understanding of others’ opinions, this is the fountainhead of productivity and efficiency.
With many-sided, tagged teams and/or skill sets, the project manager is the only person who can bring together all the things and take the charge for the success of the