Project Procurement Paper

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As the project manager, research a project of your choice to establish a point of reference for the procurement management assignments. Understanding the concepts of procurement management will gain an understanding of what project procurement can do to impact the overall project success.

Select a real-life project that involves or involved procurement of outside services or products. You should be personally familiar with this project.

Write a paper in which you explain the procurement aspects of the chosen project, including the type of procurement (product orservice), the provider, key procurement decisions made by the project team, and the contract type. Identify at least three (3) project procurement management processes that are or were needed to complete this specific procurement. Explain how each process was carried out in the project and who was responsible. Then, compare your project’s approach to procurement to best practices in your industry. Based on this analysis, suggest specific improvements to your project’s procurement management processes by asking yourself, what could have been done better? End your paper by examining how and why procurement management is a key part of project management success.

Support your paper with minimum of five (5) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages

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School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Procurement management is crucial to the cost determination of the overall value of projects.
Project success metrics revolve around three main points namely; cost management, time
management and customer specification management. Therefore, we can deduce that
procurement management is a crucial part of determining the success of a project. In this paper,
we are going to take a look at the procurement process of an IT project. This project was tasked
with developing a website for a carwash, Johnny Cleaners. The main objective of the project was
to have a fully automated carwash service running along the normal carwash operations. The
project was being led by a project manager who oversaw the activities of the rest of the project
According to the contractual agreement with Johnny Cleaners, all products and services required
to develop the project would be carried out by the project manager and not the procurement
officer of Johnny Cleaners. As such, all expenses on the project were captured on the project
budget statement with all funds being entrusted to the project manager. As the project manager
of this carwash website, it was my duty to ensure that all procurement activities are carried out
transparently without any negative implications on the project budget and the project itself.
Procurement aspects of Johnny Carwash Website
In the development of this website, the project management team was made up of the a project
manager, procurement officers, supervisors and quality assurance officers. It was the role of the
project management team to look for the technical staff and provide the machinery they would
use. The technical team made a sub branch of the main project team. All procurement decision...

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