Business Finance
in 3-5 pages, create the outline of the management plan.

Master of Project Management

American InterContinental University

Question Description

Construct a project plan (based upon the core planning processes) that is focused on customer needs, that effectively balances project and organizational objectives with stakeholder satisfaction, and that addresses the nine project management processes areas.

Identify each of the sections and write a paragraph describing the contents of each section. Describe the level of formality for review and approvals of the project plan.

Company Background

PROVISION Healthcare Technologies manufactures patient image wands (hardware with underlying software) used by healthcare providers (primarily hospitals and physician offices) as part of larger systems to test and monitor patients' body functions. The wand has been on the market for ten months and a new release of the wand’s software isn’t expected for another eight months. The company is approximately 150 people total, and has been in existence for just over five years. They have several products on the market, but the newest is by far the most complex product they have created. They are privately-owned and are financially stable.

Project Background

New government regulations have just been issued regarding patient safety. PROVISION must modify the wand software to incorporate this new functionality within six months or face steep fines. PROVISION has decided to move up its next wand release to meet the government deadlines. It has also decided to incorporate some new functionality and make some software fixes as part of this release.

Project Team

You have been named the project manager. You are from the Product Development department, from the Software team.

The project will require a cross-departmental team:

DepartmentOperational ResponsibilitiesProject Responsibilities
Product DevelopmentAssist with customer service / help desk calls.Software team: designs, makes, and tests modifications to the software.

Hardware team: tests the new software against the current hardware to ensure it still works.

Product ManufacturingProduces the product.Designs and develops product packaging, including release notes and upgrade instructions.
Product DistributionFills customer orders.Tests installation and upgrade procedures.
Sales & Marketing

Sales team – sells the product, manages accounts, etc.

Marketing team – delivers marketing campaigns, updates the Web site, etc.

Sales team: provides input and subject-matter expertise around the wand’s functional requirements.

Marketing team: develops and delivers the marketing campaigns to promote the wand; will be responsible for preparing customer communications and updates to the corporate Web site.

Final Answer



PROVISION Healthcare Technology




The paper is a project plan of PROVISION Healthcare Technologies that is made to test
and monitor the patients body functions with patient’s image wand. The wand and software has
been in market for only 10 months. The new software that is set up is not expected to last for the
next eight months. PROVISION Healthcare Technologies has a total of 150 members who are in
the marketing, sales, distribution, manufacturing product development departments. T
PROVISION Healthcare Technologies is a privately-owned company which financially stable
and has had several successful products in market for the last five years, though the newest
creation seems to be more complex.
The government has made new regulations that has forced PROVISION Healthcare
Technologies company to make some new adjustment so as to make the service delivery to the
customers to be more appropriate, by meeting the government and clients demands which is
going within the time frame of six months or end up facing steep fines. PROVISION Healthcare
Technologies company is also decided to incorporate some new functionality and must make
upgrade to the software...

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