Question;Choosea scenario from the University of Phoenix Material: Scenarios.Define activities for a project based on the scenario you choose. You must include the following:Identify the scope of the project.Define the needs of the stakeholders.Create a WBS for the project.List necessary tools and techniques.List activities, activity attributes, and milestones for the project.Sequence the activities in a chart or diagram.Submit your chart or diagram.University of Phoenix;Material;Scenarios;Scenario;1: Software update;You work for a small shipping;company and warehouse. The owners have decided to update the software used for;tracking, shipping, receiving, and inventory. Fifteen computers need to be updated.;Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Each computer;must be updated manually by one of two trained employees, both of whom must be;borrowed from other managers. The update procedure consumes 4 hours of the;updater?s time and generates an additional 1.5 hours of computer downtime. The;work must be performed at a central loading station, away from the current;location of the computer.;Scenario;2: Training on a new process;You are on a project management;team for a medical association with three office locations. Each location has five;administrative assistants, two records specialists, two transcriptionists, one office;manager, three nurses, and three doctors. The Health Insurance Portability and;Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) recently changed the standard operating procedure;for releasing patient privacy information. All personnel must be trained in the;new policies and procedures. Training hours per position are as follows: administrative;assistants require 2 hours, records specialists require 3 hours;transcriptionists require 1.5 hours, office managers require 5 hours, and nurses;and doctors require 1 hour. All offices reside in the same metropolitan area;within a 30 mile radius.;Scenario;3: Create an employee incentive program;You work at a for-profit;university. Due to strict accreditation regulations and laws related to Title;IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 for institutions offering federal;financial aid, your organization cannot offer traditional sales bonuses for;employees who enroll students. Recently there has been a decline in employee;morale. Senior management thinks that a new employee incentive program might;boost employee morale.;Scenario;4: Smartphones for upper management;Your company currently provides;all executives with Internet-enabled smartphones. To save money, your company;has decided to expand the smartphone program to all employees who currently;have a company cell phone and laptop. Ten senior managers expect to be priority;recipients of the new technology, 100 employees currently have a company laptop;and cell phone, and 15 employees have not yet been assigned company equipment.;Funding will be approved if the initiative will save money in the long-term.;Scenario;5: Adding company vehicles;You work for a major grocery chain. A;special department handles internal investigations of employee theft and fraud.;The investigators must travel to individual stores to interview suspects.;Stores may be in the same city or several hours away. To protect the identity;and personal property of the investigators, your company provides a company car;when traveling to store locations. The four investigators share one company;car. Each investigator uses the company car on average 2 days per week. Scheduling;conflicts with the company vehicle often delay interviews and interfere with;investigations. A recent performance analysis indicated that positive;resolution to an investigation diminishes with delayed interviews. The company president;is considering adding three more company cars to its fleet and changing the;policy so that each investigator is assigned his or her own vehicle.
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