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BUS 375 Week 1 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 1 Discussion: You as a Project Manager

Many of you may believe that you have never worked in project management, but in reality, most of you have already at some point in your life. Think back to a time when you organized a key event (e.g., birthday parties, weddings, yard projects, house renovations, family vacations, projects at work) which meets the definition of a project.

Describe the event you planned.

Summarize the things that went well and / or things that went wrong.

Be sure to reference some of the key skills covered from the chapter.

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on how their project could have been improved.

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BUS 375 Week 2 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 2 Discussion: Developing Your Project Scope

You have been hired to lead a project (the project of your choice). As the project manager, you know it is important to get the project off to a good start. Using the tools provided in the required readings, provide a quick summary of your project, including the scope and objectives of your project. Be sure to include a high-level WBS for your project.

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on any recommendations to their project.

BUS 375 Week 3 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 3 Discussion: Your Project Budget

Last week, you were given the mantles of a project. You have properly defined your project. Now, it is time to estimate your budget. Using the information covered in the required readings, describe the budget you will need to support your project as well as how long it will take to complete it (using the materials we covered this week).

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their budget recommendations.

BUS 375 Week 4 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 4 Discussion: Communicating Your Project Plan

You have added some new staff to your project team. They have very little understanding of your project and you don’t have a lot of time to educate them on the project’s specifics. Using the tools provided in Online Lecture 1, describe how you plan to get your new staff members up to speed on your project.

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their resource recommendations.

BUS 375 Week 5 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 5 – Dedicated or Non-Dedicated Resources

You are now deciding on resources for a project team. You have a choice to staff a team of resources who will be dedicated (or allocated) 100% to the project, or staff a team of resources who will be dedicated (or allocated) part time to your project; however, they will dedicate 100% to the activities you assigned them. Using information from the readings, which set of resources will you choose? Or, will you choose a combination of both? Why?

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their resource recommendations.

BUS 375 Week 6 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 6 Discussion: Managing Risks

You are ready to move forward with your project, but you realize you have not done a good job in identifying risks for your project. Using information that you learned from both online lectures, describe a key risk (either one that is technical, external, or organizational) that could impact your project. Then, recommend a risk response for it.

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their risks and the response chosen to address it.

BUS 375 Week 7 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 7 Discussion: Project Challenge – Schedule Change

Your business sponsor and customer are impressed with your project schedule, but due to some factors out of your / their control, you’ve been told to deliver your project early. Using the information from the readings, explain how you would go about assessing the possibility of delivering your project early. How will that affect scope, costs, and schedule?

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their recommendations.

BUS 375 Week 8 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 8 Discussion: Being a Leader for Your Project

As we learned in Week 7, your business sponsor and customer informed you that you have to deliver your project much sooner than anticipated. When you break the news to your team, they are not happy with the decision for they are concerned that the project will now fail. Using the information you learned from readings, what can you do as a leader to ensure your project team that this is the right thing to do? What will you do to motivate them?

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their recommendations.

BUS 375 Week 9 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 9 Discussion: Educating Your Business Sponsor on EVM

Your business sponsor is not familiar with earned value management (EVM). You have been asked to provide him with a quick overview of EVM. Using the information covered in the online readings, suggest the top three (3) EVM performance measures you would educate your business sponsor on. Provide a rationale for your selection of topics.

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their EVM suggestions.

BUS 375 Week 10 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 10 Discussion: We are done! Not so fast!

You have now delivered the project to your customer. Now, it is time to reflect on what went well and what didn’t go so well. Based on feedback throughout the course, what would you have done differently in terms of scope, resources, and / or schedule, and why?

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their recommendations.

BUS 375 Week 11 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 11 Discussion: What’s Next?

Suppose you have graduated from Strayer University with your degree and you have been working in the management field for at least five (5) years. During your five (5) years, you have worked on a variety of projects. Now, you are thinking you are ready to pursue a certification in project management, but you are not sure which one to get.

After visiting the PMI certification website, you see several certification options. Select the certification that would most interest you and explain why you chose such a certification.

After posting your response, respond to at least one (1) of your classmates on their selection and rationale.

BUS 375 MS Project Familiarization Assignment 1-Strayer

Assignment 1 MS Project Familiarization

Due Week 3 and worth 90 points

Prior to completing the assignment, be sure to review the selected MS Project tutorial videos located in Week 2 of the Blackboard online course.

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you summarize your thoughts on Microsoft Project:

Give your opinion on how easy or difficult MS Project seems to be from a user experience standpoint.

Suggest at least two (2) challenges you foresee in using MS Project in this course.

Describe why it is important to use a tool like MS Project instead of using other tools (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel) to manage and track your schedule.

Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

BUS 375 Project Proposal Assignment 2-Strayer

Assignment 2 Project Proposal

Due Week 6 and worth 150 points

You have been selected to be the project manager (for a project of your choice). The project you choose here will be used again in Assignment 4 (Week 6) and you may be asked to reference this project in subsequent weekly discussions. The project that you decide to use should meet the key criteria of a project, such as (a) having a beginning and an end; (b) results in something being delivered to someone; (c) requires a series of activities that must be done to complete the project; and (d) requires resources (e.g, people, materials) to complete the work. The project can be one of a personal or professional nature.

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you define the scope of your chosen project. In your paper you must:

Provide a brief summary of your chosen project.

Describe at least three (3) project goals and three (3) project objectives.

Identify the key customer(s) and at least two (2) stakeholders for your project. Remember, you are delivering the project to your customer(s); however, there are others (stakeholders) who have a vested interest in your project.

Describe at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project.

Describe a high-level timeline that includes key tasks and deadlines.

Estimate the project’s overall cost and any key staffing and non-staffing resources needed.

Examine your project’s greatest challenge and provide a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question.

Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric:

Points: 150 Assignment 2: Project Proposal
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Provide a brief summary of your chosen project.

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2. Describe at least three (3) project goals and three (3) project objectives.

Weight: 13%

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3. Identify the key customer(s) and at least two (2) stakeholders for your project.

Weight: 13%

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4. Describe at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project.

Weight: 13%

Did not submit or incompletelydescribed at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project. Insufficiently described at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project. Partially described at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project. Satisfactorily described at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project. Thoroughly described at least three (3) key milestones and /or deliverables for your project.
5. Describe a high-level timeline that includes key tasks and deadlines.

Weight: 13%

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6. Estimate the project’s overall cost and any key staffing and non-staffing resources needed.

Weight: 13%

Did not submit or incompletelyestimated the project’s overall cost and any key staffing and
non-staffing resources needed.
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7. Examine your project’s greatest challenge and provide a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question.

Weight: 13%

Did not submit or incompletelyexamined your project’s greatest challenge and did not submit or incompletely provided a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question. Insufficiently examined your project’s greatest challenge and insufficiently provided a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question. Partially examined your project’s greatest challenge and partially provided a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question. Satisfactorily examined your project’s greatest challenge and satisfactorily provided a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question. Thoroughly examined your project’s greatest challenge and thoroughly provided a recommendation for addressing the challenge in question.
8. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting.

Weight: 10%

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BUS 375 Greendale Project ReDux Assignment 3-Strayer

Assignment 3 Greendale Project ReDux

Due Week 8 and worth 90 points

This assignment consists of two (2) parts: a project schedule, and a written response. You must submit both parts as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the part of the assignment it is written for.

Part A: Project Schedule

(Submit as one [1] Microsoft Project file)

Create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the following constraints.

Note: When you create your MS Project schedule, you will need to update your project per the following constraints:

The project must consist of at least twenty (20) tasks.

Each task must have a start and finish date that matches the duration noted in the assignment.

Each task must be assigned to a resource (e.g., Demolishing Crew; Construction Crew; Landscaping Crew).

Assume that the crew works during normal weekdays (no weekend work) under normal conditions (8 hours per day).

In terms of holidays, you can assume no work will be done the following days: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Good Monday, Friday before Memorial Day, Memorial Day, the business day before Independence Day, Independence Day, the Friday before Labor Day, Labor Day, the day before Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving), the business day before Christmas, Christmas Day, the business day after Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

Part B: Written Response

(Submit as a Microsoft Word file)

Respond to the following questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.

When will the project be completed?

What is the critical path for the project?

How much slack / float is in your project? What activities have the greatest slack / float?

Identify the top three (3) activities that you believe could impact the project completion date.

What additional activities you would add to this project to make it more complete, from a project management viewpoint?

Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 90 Assignment 3: Greendale Project ReDux
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

Part A: Project Schedule
1a. Create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints.

Weight: 55%

Did not submit or incompletely created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Insufficiently created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Partially created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Satisfactorily created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints. Thoroughly created a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule, using the information from the “Greendale Stadium Case” located at the end of Chapter 6, and incorporating the stated constraints.
Part B: Written Response
1b. Respond to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.

Weight: 40%

Did not submit or incompletely responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Insufficiently responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Partially responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Satisfactorily responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule. Thoroughly responded to the stated questions in a one to two (1-2) page paper based on your project schedule.
2b. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting.

Weight: 5%

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BUS 375 Project Schedule Assignment 4-Strayer

Assignment 4 Project Schedule

Due Week 10 and worth 150 points

This assignment consists of two (2) parts: a project schedule, and a written response. You must submit both parts as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the part of the assignment it is written for.

Part A: Project Schedule

(Submit as one [1] Microsoft Project file)

In Assignment 2, you developed a project plan. Now, using the information from your project proposal, create a multi-level work breakdown structure (WBS) and detailed project schedule.

Your project must include the following criteria:

The project must consist of at least twenty-five (25) tasks.

Each task must contain a start date, a finish date, and have main staffing and non-staffing resources assigned.

Assume that your work activities are completed during normal weekdays (no weekend work) under normal conditions (8 hours per day).

In terms of holidays, you can assume no work will be done the following days: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Good Monday, Friday before Memorial Day, Memorial Day, the business day before Independence Day, Independence Day, the Friday before Labor Day, Labor Day, the day before Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving), the business day before Christmas, Christmas Day, the business day after Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

Part B: Written Response

(Submit as a Microsoft Word file)

Write a one to two (1-2) page response in which you:

Analyze your project in terms of project completion, critical path, and slack / float. Specifically, be sure to answer the following:

When will the project be completed?

What is the critical path for the project?

How much slack / float is in your project? What activities have the greatest slack / float?

Summarize the recommendations or improvements you would make to your project schedule. Specifically, be sure to answer the following:

Identify the top three (3) activities that you believe could impact the project completion date.

What additional activities would you add to this project to make it more complete, from a project management viewpoint?

Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

BUS 375 Exam 1 Latest-Strayer

Exam 1

Question 1 All of the following are organizational considerations when determining the right project management structure EXCEPT

Question 2 Which of the following combinations represents the extremes of project organization?

Question 3 At the project level, which of the following is a factor that should influence the choice of project management structure?

Question 4 MegaComputers Inc., has assigned a project manager for each of the five new-product teams. The managers, as well as the project team members, work on the projects on a full-time basis. The structure being used is ________ organization.

Question 5 Which of the following is NOT true of project management structures?

Question 6 There are 5 steps involved when defining a project; which of the following is the last?

Question 7 There are 5 steps involved when defining a project; which of the following is the first?

Question 8 The ability of a 911 emergency system to identify the caller’s phone number and location is considered to be a

Question 9 How is project scope defined?

Question 10 The first step of project scope definition is to

Question 11 One of the primary jobs of a project manager is to manage the trade-offs associated with the project. Which of the following is NOT one of the basic classifications of project priorities?

Question 12 Having a strong communication plan can go a long way toward mitigating project problems. A communication plan should address all of the following EXCEPT

Question 13 There are 5 steps involved when defining a project; which of the following is the second?

Question 14 The lowest element in the hierarchical breakdown of the WBS is

Question 15 The _________ is used to assist in making project trade-offs among schedule, budget, and performance objectives.

Question 16 As the number of small projects increase within an organization’s portfolio, what is a challenge an organization faces?

Question 17 Project management is important to understand when people are a part of a project team because they

Question 18 In the _____________ stage of the project life cycle, a major portion of the physical project work performed.

Question 19 Which of the following is NOT a reason why project management has become a standard way of doing business?

Question 20 Which of these is NOT part of the “sociocultural dimension” of project management?

Question 21 Projects should align with the organization’s overall strategy in order to

Question 22 In the _____________ stage of the project life cycle the project’s schedule and budget will be determined.

Question 23 Corporate downsizing has increased the trend toward

Question 24 Project management is ideally suited for a business environment requiring all of the following EXCEPT

Question 25 Which of the following is NOT considered to be a characteristic of a project?

BUS 375 Exam 2 Latest-Strayer

Exam 2

Question 1 Which of the following will correctly calculate the total slack in an activity?

Question 2 Which of the following is provided by both the project network and the work breakdown structure?

Question 3 Which of the following is NOT one of the basic rules to follow when developing project networks?

Question 4 Which of the following is true about hammock activities?

Question 5 Activities which can take place at the same time are termed

Question 6 When translated into a project network, a work package will become

Question 7 If testing cannot be completed any earlier than four days after the prototype has been built, what type of lag exists?

Question 8 The backward pass in project network calculations determines all of the following EXCEPT

Question 9 The requirement for a freshly poured foundation to cure before beginning construction is an example of which of the following type of lag?

Question 10 An activity that has more than one dependency arrow flowing into it is termed a(n)

Question 11 If a project has more than one activity that can begin when the project is to start, a common start node should be used to indicate a clear project beginning on the network. Without a common start node, each path is a

Question 12 Which of the following represents an activity on an activity-on-node (AON) project network?

Question 13 Laura is forecasting the time and cost of developing an intranet for a new customer. Her department has completed six such intranets for customers during the last two years. Although the proposed system is about the same size as the others, she estimates that it will take about 10 percent less time and money. Which of the following methods is she using?

Question 14 Companies are using which of the following for improving the estimating process for future projects?

Question 15 Which of the following does NOT help describe a bottom-up estimating approach?

Question 16 Which of the following is NOT one of the recommended guidelines for developing useful work package estimates?

Question 17 In practice, estimating processes are frequently classified as

Question 18 Typical kinds of costs found in a project include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 19 Refining estimates may be necessary for a number of reasons. For example, a manager getting further into a project and obtaining a better understanding of what needs to be done to accomplish a project and meet the needs of the customer is an example of

Question 20 Which of the following would best represent direct project costs?

Question 21 What is the relationship between organizational culture and estimating?

Question 22 Ed is looking over the actual results of projects and comparing them to what was estimated. He notices that the projects that took six months or longer to complete were noticeably more off the estimates. Which of the following factors is he recognizing?

Question 23 Sean is forecasting the time and cost of developing a customized software program by looking at the number of inputs, outputs, inquiries, files, and interfaces. Which of the following methods is he using?

Question 24 Refining estimates may be necessary for a number of reasons. For example, people working on prototype development needing time to interact with the design engineers after the design is completed is a good example of

Question 25 Which of the following is NOT one of the bottom-up approaches to estimating project time and cost?

BUS 375 Exam 3 Latest-Strayer

Exam 3

Question 1 Which of the following is NOT one of the potential responses to a specific risk event?

Question 2 Organizations use __________ in conjunction with work breakdown structures to help management teams identify and eventually analyze risk.

Question 3 The chances of a risk event occurring as a project proceeds through its life cycle tend to

Question 4 Which of the following is NOT involved in risk control?

Question 5 Which of the following activities might you consider adding a time buffer to?

Question 6 Funds that are for identified risks that have a low probability of occurring and that decrease as the project progresses are called ______ reserves.

Question 7 _______________ focuses on how to respond to events that have a positive impact on a project.

Question 8 The cost impact of a risk event occurring as a project proceeds through its life cycle tends to

Question 9 The attempt to recognize and manage potential and unforeseen trouble spots that may occur when a project is implemented is known as

Question 10 All of the following are types of resource constraints EXCEPT

Question 11 A project budget report is showing our project as spending $35,000 against a budgeted amount of $40,000. Which of the following is true?

Question 12 In a resource-constrained project, which of the following is most likely to be changed?

Question 13 Rachel is working on a project that technically allows three activities to be done at the same time. If they were to be implemented at the same time, she would need 5 contractors in order for the activities to be completed on time. There are only 3 available for her to use. This is an example of what type of constraint?

Question 14 Which of the following is NOT a potential consequence of failing to identify limited resources before project implementation?

Question 15 Most of the scheduling methods available today require the project manager to classify the project as either _______ constrained or ______ constrained.

Question 16 Why is it necessary to have a time-phased budget baseline?

Question 17 In reviewing the status of her project with top management, Shirley was told that there are only two programmers that she can use for her project. Her project is classified as __________ constrained.

Question 18 When the project team is salaried, which of the following is the preferred choice for accelerating project completion?

Question 19 Before crashing, direct costs for an activity represent normal costs, which typically mean low-cost, efficient methods for completing the activity in a(n) ________ amount of time.

Question 20 Which of the following projects would be least benefited if additional resources were added?

Question 21 Which of the following correctly calculates an activity’s cost slope?

Question 22 When determining which activity to crash, there are other factors that should be assessed beyond cost. Which of the following is NOT one of these factors?

Question 23 An activity’s normal time and cost are 8 and $100, respectively. Its estimated crash time and cost are 6 and $160, respectively. What is this activity’s crash cost per time unit?

Question 24 Without any formal planning, the president of a software company remarks in a speech that new technologically advanced software will be available in one year. This may lead to a project that must be done faster than anticipated. This is an example of reducing project duration caused by

Question 25 As a project is crashed and project duration is reduced, direct costs typically

BUS 375 Exam 4 Latest-Strayer

Exam 4

Question 1 A well-defined project that encounters no significant surprises would require little

Question 2 Which of the following is used at Hewlett-Packard for building relationships with key players that will determine a project’s success?

Question 3 In terms of commonly traded organizational currencies, sharing personnel, undertaking unwanted tasks, and providing technical knowledge are examples of ______-related currencies.

Question 4 A high-ranking manager who advocates the project and uses her or his influence to gain approval of the project is a project

Question 5 Project success or failure often is reliant upon the contributions of all of the following groups of stakeholders EXCEPT

Question 6 Which metaphor best captures the role of a project manager?

Question 7 The following are necessary when mapping dependencies or building a social network EXCEPT

Question 8 The earned value of a project is the

Question 9 Which of the following methods will measure the scheduling efficiency of the work accomplished to date?

Question 10 Which performance index is the most potentially misleading?

Question 11 Baseline project budgets are derived from

Question 12 When someone familiar with each task estimates what percent of the task has been completed or how much of the task remains, they are creating a method for assigning costs to the baseline called the

Question 13 A project manager notices that $1,000 worth of work that was scheduled to be completed at this time has not been accomplished. They know this by looking at the

Question 14 Individual rewards for outstanding work would NOT include

Question 15 The essential qualities of an effective vision include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 16 When project managers impose a solution to dysfunctional conflict after listening to each party, they are __________ the conflict.

Question 17 Experience and research indicate that high-performance project teams are much more likely to develop under all the following conditions EXCEPT

Question 18 Strategies to manage dysfunctional conflict do NOT include _____ the conflict.

Question 19 The biggest challenge to managing a virtual project team is

Question 20 Which part of the final report includes backup data or details of analysis that would allow others to follow up if they wished?

Question 21 Which part of the final report is designed to be the most useful on future projects?

Question 22 Which of the following would NOT be appropriate to assess when evaluating team performance?

Question 23 Which of the following summarizes project performance and provides useful information for continuous improvement?

Question 24 __________ of lessons learned are designed to improve performance on current and future projects.

Question 25 Before an evaluation of the project team can be effective and useful, a minimum core of conditions needs to be in place before the project begins. Which of the following would NOT be one of those conditions?