ITEC 640 9022 Information Technology Project Management
1. Respond to one (1) of the following two questions with at least a page single spaced, or two pages double spaced (not including the question) for each:
a) Read the Case Study in Marchewka Chapter 1 (p.26) The FBI’s Virtual Case File and prepare a response to question 1 (p. 27).
2. Response to two (2) of the following three (3) topics with at least a half page single spaced, or full page double spaced for each:
a) Discuss the relationship among scope, schedule, and budget and the resulting implication for project management.
b) Explain what a baseline plan is. What purpose does it serve once the project team begins to execute the project plan?
3. Read the Husky Air – Pilot Angels Assignment in Marchewka, Chapter 4 (p.128) and complete question 1 and 2 to develop a brief stakeholder analysis. Be sure to review the Case Study at the end of Chapter 2 in preparing your response.
4. Read the Case Study People, Processes and Tools in Marchewka, Chapter 3 (p.98) and respond to questions 1 and 2 on page 99, with at least a half page single spaced, or full page double spaced for each.
1) Discuss the relationship between people, processes, and tools. When is this relationship most effective? When is it least effective?
2) Can good people make up for poor processes? Can good processes make up for incompetent people?