supply chain question and need a sample draft to help me learn.
you will need to read Chapter 2 & 3 and answer one of the following three questions based on your enrolled Course section. Post your answer as a reply to this Discussion board, and make sure to identify which question you are answering at the top of the posting
After answering I will send you 2 students answer to review.
A. MGMT 4330 : Based on the text book and your own experiences, what is the main role of a Project Manager? Does that role change over the course of the project? Explain.
B. BSAD 8336 : For a project to be successful, the project team must gain trust in each other and work to resolve conflict. What are some methods a Project Manager can use to build trust in a new team? What type of conflicts have you experienced while working in project teams (for work or class)? Was the conflict resolved? If so, how? Explain.
C. SCMT 4330 : As a project progresses over time, interest and efforts towards the end result may reduce over time. How can a project manager help maintain forward movement towards completion? What are some strategies to avoid team burnout during the project? Explain.
Requirements: As required
WEEK 2 –CHAPTER 2 & 3BSAD 8336, MGMT 4330, SCMT 4330
PROJECT MANAGEMENT ROLE & CHALLENGESRole of a Project Manager is to LEAD/DRIVE efforts toward completion of a common goal.Challenges:Projects require CHANGE to occurSeries of decisions and subsequent actionsEmbracing Ambiguity“Journey of Discovery”PMs have Limited Official Authority over workersLead without direct line of controlManage in all directions, across business units, peers, and manage up through leadership levelshttps://www.projectmanager.com/training/value-of-project-management
LEADING WITHOUT AUTHORITYOtherwise known as effectively EXERTING INFLUENCEEstablishing yourself as a leader involves:▪Creating a clear path of action▪Active conflict resolution▪Consistent and concise communication▪Build a culture of competence and collaboration▪Build TRUST▪Be Intentional with what you dohttps://www.projectmanager.com/blog/ways-to-influence-without-authority
TEAM DEVELOPMENT STAGEShttps://www.teamwork.com/blog/the-5-stages-of-team-development-what-you-need-to-know/
THE ROLE OF THE PM (SME)SME = Subject Matter ExpertWhen the PM comes into the team with a high competence /experience level with the project tasks they can establish leadership by:▪Establishing TRUSTwith team▪Use Humilityto show you are open to other viewpoints▪Gain Referent Authority (respect and admiration)▪Transparency▪Integrity▪Admission of mistakes▪Trustworthiness (deliver on promises, follow through, etc)
HOW TO NAVIGATE POLITICS“Borrow” Authority from Others:▪Project Sponsor▪Stakeholder with most to loseLead effectively▪Be intentional▪Maintain vision and strategy▪Lead by example▪Steer direction and decisions to FACTS▪Courage –speak the truth
CHAPTER 3Foundations of PM
DEFINITION OF A PROJECTPROJECT:PMBOK®Guide—Fourth edition (PMI, 2008a, p. 434)“a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result.”Projects are temporary and close upon the completion of the work they were chartered to deliver.Has a Beginning and an ENDProduces a UNIQUE Product
PROJECT SUCCESS DEFINEDOn timeOn BudgetOn Scope
SUCCESS FACTOR –VALUE!Does your definition of success match those of your stakeholders?Build value through:▪Establishing realistic timelines▪Manage expectations▪Change management –identify, re-evaluate, and escalate as needed▪Deliver on promises
DO NO HARM!https://www.rightattitudes.com/2018/11/05/when-stress-is-good-yerkes-dodson-law/https://delphis.org.uk/peak-performance/stress-and-the-pressure-performance-curve/
FUNCTIONS OF PMA.Project DefinitionB.Controls1.Progress2.Communication3.Corrective ActionC.Planning
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