MGT 323 SEU Limited Knowledge of Computer Applications Project

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Larson, Erik W., and Gray, Clifford F. (2017). Project Management: The Managerial Process, (8th Edition). New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin.

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College of Administrative and Financial Sciences Assignment - 3 Project Management (MGT323) Deadline: 04/12/2021 @ 23:59 Course Name: Project Management Course Code:MGT323 Student’s Name: Semester: I CRN: Student’s ID Number: Academic Year:2021-22, I Term For Instructor’s Use only Instructor’s Name: Students’ Grade: Marks Obtained/Out of 5 Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder. • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted. • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page. • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer. • Late submission will NOT be accepted. • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions. • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, doublespaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism). • Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted. • Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style referencing guidelines. • Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least three to five peer-reviewed journal articles unless the assignment calls for more. • You are advised to use Saudi Digital Library (SDL) to access academic references. • It is strongly encouraged that you submit all assignments into the safe assignment Originality Check prior to submitting it to your instructor for grading. Assignment Workload: • This Assignment comprise of a Case Study. • Assignment is to be submitted by each student individually. Assignment Purposes/Learning Outcomes: After completion of Assignment-3 students will able to understand the 1. Defining the concepts, theories and approaches of project management. (L.O- 1.1) 2. Analyze to work effectively and efficiently as a team member for project related cases. (L.O-3.1) 3. Evaluate to monitor and control the project. (L.O-3.2) Assignment-3-Case Study Assignment Question: (Marks 5) Please read the Case-10.1 “The Blue Sky Project.” from Chapter 10 “Being an Effective Project Manager” given in your textbook – Project Management: The Managerial Process 8th edition by Larson and Gray page no: 384 also refer to specific concepts you have learned from the chapter to support your answers. Answer the following questions with 500 Words limit. 1. If you were Garth, how would you respond to the director? (1.5 Marks) 2. What mistakes did Garth make? (1.5 Marks) 3. What are the lessons to be learned from this case? Based on specific concepts from the chapter give your opinion. (2 Marks) Answers: 1. 2. 3.
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Running Head: Management


Project Management

Institutional Affiliation: Saudi Electronic University
Unit Code: MT323
Instructor: Dr. xx
Date: 02/12/2021


Ahmet's comments to Garth imply that Garth was to be offloaded from the institute to
reduce the costs. Therefore, Garth's responses and explanation are reasons that should make
Ahmet reconsider his decision and even settle for a better decision (Not sacking Garth). If I were
Garth, I would provide the following reasons as my response. Firstly, when I first joined Eastern
Oceanography Institute, some staff members had limited knowledge of computer applications
and I therefore too the responsibility and taught them. Additionally, I responsibly attended to
several unexpected problems that some researchers faced while handling computer and system
operations (Sanchez, 2017). Finally, during an interruption of the system by a virus, I burnt the
midnight oil to ensure a reduced severity until it was eradicated.
During the economic downturn, I was critical in determining the vital decisions to help
curb the financial challenges facing the institute. I took my time and taught some of my
colleagues about what cloud computing involved. I even helped some of the re...

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