PROJ 586 (Project Management Systems) Devry
Week 6: Project Close and Organizational Structures – Discussion 1
Project Close Out (Graded)
Why is it considered a best practice to properly close a project? What about a project that is abruptly terminated? What are some good approaches for documenting the entire project? How does this occur?
Week 6: Project Close and Organizational Structures – Discussion 2
Selecting an Organizational Structure (Graded)
Scenario: The hospital has extensive experience and capability in implementing medical systems and has some expertise in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) scanners. It has not ever used one, however. In addition, the hospital has very limited expertise in the facilities and operations of NMR devices. It normally involves five internal departments in the installation of a new system. For this project, the hospital will need to bring in functional experts from five different technical specialties. It will use consulting companies to do this. The technology is very new, and there will be extensive coordination and communication requirements between the five consultants.
What organizational form (Functional, Project, or Matrix) would you recommend to effectively manage a project for a major hospital to evaluate and select a new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) scanner?
Week 6 Course Project:
Week 6 Course Project; Project Organizational Structure
Week 6 Course Project; Self-Reflection Essay