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Define Project Management Office

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400-600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
It is important to apply various risk assessment tools, such as the probability theory, to business circumstances in relation to project management decision-making.
Using what you have learned this week, do the following:
Define Project Management Office (PMO) and discuss the various forms of PMOs
Discuss how project organization structure (e.g., matrix, functional, or projectized) may influence project risk management
Explain how a PMO can implement processes to mitigate the following:
Schedule risks
Costs risks
Resource capacity risks
Use the following resource:
(ATTACHED) Project Management: The Managerial Process:
Chapter 3, Sections 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3 (pp. 71–83)
Chapter 7 (pp. 212–236)

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What are the six main steps in the procurement management process?

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400-600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
There are 2 basic types of contracts: the fixed-price contract and the cost-plus contract. Each has several common variations. It is not unusual for any specific contract to have special terms and agreements, so the basic contract is just the starting point. The project manager is most interested in the terms that define and help to control costs, schedule, and quality.
Examples of the contract types include the following:
Firm fixed price
Fixed price with targets
Fixed price at cost
Time and materials
Cost sharing
Cost plus
In 400-600 words, address the following for each of the 3 bulleted items listed in the assignment descriiption:
Pick one of the contract types above and briefly describe a project work example where it might be best used for. Who do you think bears most risk, the buyer or the seller and why?
What are the six main steps in the procurement management process? What is an example of an output from each step?
What are the four key points principled negotiating is based on? How would you use principled negotiating in real life?
Use the following references:
Larson, E. & Gray, C. (2017). Project Management: The Managerial Process. Mcgraw-hill (PROVIDED IN 2 FILE ATTACHMENTS)
Tommochal. (2007, May 7). Understand your role in procurement management. TechRepublic. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/understand-your-role-in-procurement-management/
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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What is a project manager?

Hey, thank you for working on my order! I have written the instruction and also attached a screenshot of the instruction. I have also attached an example provided by the professor, and along with that I provided an example of how I did the previous assignment (this is the 3rd time doing the same type of assignment) if you could structure it the same so the professor doesn’t see a change in writers id really appreciate it (The sources do not have to be full books, they can be journals or articles, etc.)
Complete an annotated bibliography to gain a better understanding of what has been concluded about a topic, including what thought leaders are stating, what the trend in current research is, and what the criticisms are.
Review five (5) academic sources relating to project management. Consider the perspective and reflect upon their inference of the following topics:
What is a project manager?
What skills, knowledge, and abilities are required for a project manager?
What leads to a project management career?
For each of the five academic sources, provide an analysis with citations in current APA format. Give an assessment of your research and provide the following:
Write a 250 – 300 word summary of your findings.
Include a single sentence Take Away on what you have assessed.
Include a single sentence Criticism for what you have evaluated.

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Discuss which project was chosen using the unweighted factor model

Develop a scenario where you are a project manager and have the option of accepting three different projects. Then, do the following:
Utilize an unweighted factor scoring model to analyze which project you should accept. Develop between 5 and 7 items to be evaluated for each of the projects.
Utilize a weighted factor scoring model to analyze which project you should accept using the same 5–7 items used to evaluate the unweighted factor scoring model.
Using the scenario you created, use the following questions to guide you as you write your paper:
Discuss each project, and provide a basic background for each.
Present a chart detailing the relevant factors to be analyzed using the unweighted factor scoring model.
Discuss which project was chosen using the unweighted factor model and the qualitative and quantitative data provided, and discuss your rationale for the selection.
Repeat the analysis using the weighted factor scoring model, and discuss which project was chosen using the weighted factor model and the data provided.
Discuss the results from the unweighted factor scoring model compared to the weighted factor scoring model, and discuss the differences or similarities.
Please use the PJM640_IP3_Template (ATTACHED) to complete your assignment.

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Projects are certainly learning organizations! This term, we will experience le

Projects are certainly learning organizations! This term, we will experience lessons learned from both our applications of project management and our team interactions during the development of our Capstone project. During a project, it is a good practice to learn from these experiences and continue to improve on the project and how we are completing it based on what is and is not working.
As a result of each two-week session, the project manager will conduct a lessons learned with the team and post a short paragraph to share what is and isn’t working related to the content of project management and the process of the team. (One of my tricks is to always phrase posted lessons learned to the positive – it is easier to share what TO DO versus what not to do). What should you as a team keep doing? Or stop doing? Or start doing? From a project management content perspective, what tools/techniques are valuable? What can be done differently?
Another benefit of this post – Throughout this term, our focus is within our specific teams and the iterative development of the Integrated Project Plan, it is also valuable to share what is working and not working (and, how we intend to improve it) with the other teams – there may be lessons we can learn from and share. Your lessons learned is open to the other teams – the intent is that the teams can share insights around the process and application of project management with each other.
(Also provide your two examples!!)

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Tailoring Project Resource Management   Projects come in many different and uniq

Tailoring Project Resource Management  
Projects come in many different and unique packages! A good project manager needs to understand the application of different tailoring mechanisms to ensure project success. Analyze the following considerations and provide your analysis of the criticality and impacts to project success:
Diversity: What is the diversity background of the team? Why is this significant?
Physical location: What is the physical location of team members, and what tools can be utilized to improve project success? Why is this significant?
Acquisition of team members: What specific-skilled resources are needed, and how will the PM acquire them?
Management of the team: Should team development be managed? How will team development be managed for the project? What specific training should the PM and team consider?

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Chose ONE topic: 1-Often, the sum of the initial estimated costs is greater than

Chose ONE topic:
1-Often, the sum of the initial estimated costs is greater than the amount of funds budgeted by the sponsor. What should be done to arrive at an acceptable budget amount? Describe the steps necessary to ensure an acceptable budget amount is present.
2-Establishing risk categories may help to identify and evaluate risks. Characterize some categories to help identify risks.
3-Why should the project organization establish a knowledge base system for the organization? Elaborate.

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Choose ONE topic: 1-Elaborate on at least three ways to obtain or collect inform

Choose ONE topic:
1-Elaborate on at least three ways to obtain or collect information to further refine the project charter or RFP.
2-Describe the agile project management for a project where a Scrum master is facilitating the Scrum development process for a software development project. Include a descriiption of the six steps in the Agile project management process.
3-In resource-limited scheduling, the lower priority activities get delayed. How does the delaying of activities affect the project? Explain.

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You should follow the PACADI Model to evaluate this case, with a focus on answer

You should follow the PACADI Model to evaluate this case, with a focus on answering the following question:
Should Biopure release Oxyglobin?

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You should follow the PACADI Model to evaluate this case, with a focus on answer

You should follow the PACADI Model to evaluate this case, with a focus on answering the following question:
Should Biopure release Oxyglobin?