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INF 338 Entire Course
INF 338 Week 1 Discussion 1 Teamplayer INF 338
Week 1 Discussion 2 Team Development INF 338 Week
1 Quiz INF 338 Week 1 Assignment Virtual
Teams INF 338 Week 2 Assignment Leadership
Styles INF 338 Week 2 Quiz INF 338 Week 2
Discussion 1 Project vs. Operation INF 338 Week 2
Discussion 2 Leadership Activities INF 338 Week 3
Assignment Project Design
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INF 338 Week 1 Assignment Virtual Teams
Virtual Teams. In a two- to three-page paper (not
including the title and reference pages) ?
Discuss how virtual teams have changed project
management. ? Identify the tools needed to
effectively manage a virtual team. ? Explain the
advantages and disadvantages of using virtual
teams. ?Identify the skills you possess that
would enhance a virtual team project. Your paper
should be formatted according to APA style as
outlined in the approved APA style guide, and
should cite at least two scholarly sources in
addition to the textbook.
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INF 338 Week 1 Discussion 1 Teamplayer
Teamplayer. After reviewing the readings for this
week and the article Building Virtual Teams
Strategies for High Performance, answer the
following in 200 words What are some of the
characteristics of effective teams? As a manager,
how can you help promote these characteristics in
your team? Respond to at least two of your
classmates posts.
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INF 338 Week 1 Discussion 2 Team Development
Team Development. Review the Stages of Team
Development website athttp//www.businessballs.co
m/tuckmanformingstormingnormingperforming.htm and
use the model to examine a team in which you
are/were a member. How well does the model
explain your experiences as a developing team?
How could you use this model to better manage a
team in which you were charged as the leader?
What are the implications for project management
when a project needs to begin quickly and perform
at a high level in a short period of time?
Respond to at least two other students in a
substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 1 Quiz
1. Another team decision making method is called
the average of members opinions. In this example
the team decision is based on the average of
individual team members opinions. 2. The expert
member method can be used as a method of team
decision making. The most expert member is
allowed to decide for the team. The difficulty
with this method often lies in deciding who has
the most expertise, especially when those with
power or status in the team overestimate their
expertise. 3. Harold K. Sperlich, Former
President, Chrysler Corporation said Everyone
has to work together if we cant get everybody
working toward common goals, nothing is going to
happen.
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INF 338 Week 2 Assignment Leadership Styles
Leadership Styles. In a two- to three-page paper
(not including the title and reference pages)
Discuss the different styles of leadership you
have experienced while working in project
management or on projects. Identify and
describe a leadership style that you find most
effective. Explain how the use of this
leadership style enhanced the project and your
experience as a team member. Your paper should be
formatted according to APA style as outlined in
the approved APA style guide, and should cite at
least two scholarly sources in addition to the
textbook.
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INF 338 Week 2 Discussion 1 Project vs. Operation
Project vs. Operation. How does a project differ
from everyday, routine operations? What are some
of the key characteristics of a project? Assuming
differences exist, what are the implications for
the project manager? Respond to at least two
other students in a substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 2 Discussion 2 Leadership Activities
Leadership Activities. Read the article
Leadership Model for Professionals. After
reading article, list the top two leadership
activities that you feel are most important in
obtaining the maximum performance from your team
and explain why these two activities are the most
important ones. Respond to at least two other
students in a substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 2 Quiz
1. Project management is a relatively new
profession and is growing at a remarkable rate.
Fortune magazine called project management
Career Number 1 for the 1990s. 2. WBS stands
for 3. Cost, time, and performance is all that
is needed for a project. 4. Heuristics are
essential for successful project management,
because every project is unique and requires its
own approach. Ravindran, Phillips, and Solberg
(1987) present these modeling heuristics except
5. A project is a combination of human and
nonhuman resources pulled together in a temporary
organization to achieve a specific purpose.
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INF 338 Week 3 Assignment Project Design
Project Design. Using the information that you
gained from the readings thus far, write a three-
to four-page paper (not including the title and
reference pages) that describes a project that
you might undertake (this can be a fictitious one
or one that you have actually worked on).
Describe the major steps and the milestones of
your project along with a timeline for each step.
Be sure to explain how to address team conflicts
and how to help ensure team cohesion and
collaboration. You are required to use at least
two scholarly sources in addition to the text in
the construction of your paper.
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INF 338 Week 3 Discussion 1 Stakeholder Management
Stakeholder Management. After reading the article
Crafting the Art of Stakeholder Management,
explain the key points of stakeholder
involvement, and explain how you would apply this
new knowledge in your work. Respond to at least
two other students in a substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 3 Discussion 2 Critical Success
Factors
Critical Success Factors. Study the Critical
Success Factors and Their Importance for System
Implementation figure on page 81 of the text.
Consider how you managed a project (personal or
professional) in the past and the relationship of
the Critical Success Factors to the outcome of
that project. What factor or factors contributed
most to your success? Which factor or factors
limited the success of the project? Respond to at
least two other students in a substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 3 Quiz
1. Activities for which the earliest and latest
times turn out to be equal are called
critical. 2. Then what does Forward Pass- EF
stand for when running through the network from
beginning to end? 3. Which of these is not a
change that is stated as happening in the
workplace today? 4. What does the term free float
refer to when referring to an activity? 5. The
following are key features of this age of Project
Management according to Pinto and Kharbanda
(1995)
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INF 338 Week 4 Assignment Meeting Plan
Meeting Plan. Review the Meeting section in
your text Teamwork and Project Management (p.
103-105). In a two- to three-page paper (not
including the title and reference pages),
describe the topic of your final project
including the types of team members needed to
complete the project (i.e., project leader,
administrative support, content experts, etc.),
and create a meeting plan for the initial team
meeting. Your paper should be formatted according
to APA style as outlined in the approved APA
style guide, and should cite at least one
scholarly source in addition to the textbook.
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INF 338 Week 4 Discussion 1 Long Projects
Long Projects. What are some things that you can
do to improve the functioning of teams during the
course of a long project? List some ideas here
and show how they facilitate team cohesion
and team development. Would these enhancements be
different for virtual teams? Respond to at least
two other students in a substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 4 Discussion 2 Peer Assessments
Peer Assessments. After reading Peer Assessment
on page 111 of the text, explain how peer
assessments can strengthen a team. How can it
improve team relations and reduce team conflicts?
When would peer assessments not be appropriate?
Respond to at least two other students in a
substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 4 Quiz
1. The current quality movement started with work
by W Edward Deming in the 1940s and progressed
through a series of initiatives, the first being
continuous quality improvement (CQI). 2. If a
delay is caused by resources that have not
arrived, you must explain this thoroughly and
wait. 3. Self-assessment has not been proven to
be a very effective way of improving projects. 4.
There is also an After part of the During portion
of a meeting process, such as the one outlined in
The Team Handbook(Scholtes, Joiner, and Streibel,
1996). Which of these is not included in the
After portion of the process? 5. Engineers are
seldom asked to help develop a quality initiative
in their organization.
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INF 338 Week 5 Discussion 1 Project Communications
Project Communications. What are your
recommendations for communications during a
project? What are some of the key issues that you
are likely to encounter and how will you address
them? Respond to at least two other students in a
substantive way
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INF 338 Week 5 Discussion 2 Software
Software. Is Project Management software a form
of communications? What types of information can
be determined by team members by viewing most
software programs? What types of information will
have to be augmented by the Project Manager to
make sure that everyone has current information?
How can you use a Gantt chart to communicate
effectively and what re the limitations of using
such tools? Respond to at least two other
students in a substantive way.
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INF 338 Week 5 Final Paper (2 Papers)
This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers This
paper will demonstrate your understanding of the
key concepts at the core of good project
management practices covered throughout this
course. Your paper should be based on a project
(either theoretical or an actual project) and how
issues of management, leadership, and team
collaboration were applied to the success (or
failure) of the project. The purpose of this
assignment is to apply the central concepts of
the course to a project management experience. To
do this, define the project particulars for
illustrative purposes, explain how the project
team was selected, explain how team problems were
resolved, discuss how you utilized PM software to
manage team activities, and analyze how the
project was closed and the impact of the closure
on the team.
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