BUS 611 Assignment Data Driven Decision Making Using Microsoft Excel (Roto Air)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus611mart.com Data-Driven Decision Making Using Microsoft Excel This assignment must be completed and submitted using a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (.xls). Provide a source for each equation you use. Sources must be listed at the bottom of the spreadsheet. No title page or additional formatting is required. 1. Channels of Communication o It has been estimated that project managers spend up to 90% of their time communicating and your position at Roto Air is typical. Calculate the number of possible channels of communication if the project team were to grow to nine members, Important: show your work. o The total number of stakeholders, including the project team, is estimated at 75 people. Calculate how many more possible channels of communication the additional stakeholders beyond the team members represent. Important: show your work. 2. Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) o Roto Air plans to spend \$1,000,000 on this project, resulting in a total savings of \$2,500,000 over the life of the project. Calculate the Benefit Cost Ratio. Important: show your work. Ignore any effects of the time value of money. o Roto Air also considered another project that would have partially satisfied their needs. It would have required a \$750,000 investment and would result in a savings of \$125,000 per year for 10 years. Calculate the Benefit Cost Ratio. Important: show your work. Ignore any effects of the time value of money. o Comparing only the BCRs, explain which project should Roto Air should have chosen.

Ignore any effects of the time value of money. 3. Payback Period o Calculate the payback period for the \$1,000,000 investment shown above. Important: show your work. Ignore any effects of the time value of money. o Calculate the payback period for the \$750,000 investment shown above. Important: show your work. Ignore any effects of the time value of money. o Comparing only on the payback periods, explain which project should Roto Air have chosen. Ignore any effects of the time value of money. 4. Net Present Value (NPV) o Calculate the Net Present Value of Roto Airâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s \$1,000,000 investment with a \$250,000 annual savings for 10 years when the interest rate averages 3% annually. Important: show your work. ==============================================

BUS 611 Assignment Project Management Software (Roto Air)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus611mart.com Project Management Software Scenario Roto Air has decided to use Smartsheet as the software for project management and collaboration. The Quick Drop 100 Transition team will be the first to use it. You will enter into a self-teaching exercise based on selected project information that will be provided to you. In preparation you will need to navigate to smartsheet.com and create a free trial account good for 30 days. Assignment: Project Management Software This is a learning exercise using data provided to you. Please do not enter different or additional data. The software is user

12. Then enter Duration 1, Predecessors 11, Assigned To John. If all went well you will have an indented Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS), task durations, task start and finish dates, a list of owners and a Gantt chart showing a clear visual display of your project. Congratulations on your first use of a powerful new tool! Hint: Your data was entered correctly if the Duration on line 2 is 5 and on line 7 is 12. These values are calculated by the software and cannot be entered manually. ==============================================

BUS 611 Week 1 Assignment Manufacture Location Transition (Roto Air)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus611mart.com Scenario: Roto Air You will be working with the following scenario throughout this course. You are free to make reasonable assumptions when facts have not been provided, but do state them as you complete the assignments. You are a project manager for Roto Air, Inc., a successful manufacturer of autonomous rotorcraft (drone helicopters) headed by CEO Jackie Copperfield. You work at the research and development facility in central New York and have been given the assignment of transitioning the manufacturing processes for the newest product, the Quick Drop 100, to its permanent manufacturing site in central Florida. The Florida plant is non-union, has lower property taxes, and lower utility costs than the New York location. You will be sharing an existing building owned by Roto Air

APA style guide. Contextual (Level One) headings must be used to organize your paper and your thoughts. You must cite at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford Online Library in addition to the textbook. Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment. ==============================================

BUS 611 Week 2 Assignment Project Kickoff Meeting

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus611mart.com Project Kick-off Meeting [CLOs: 2,3]. Due by Day 7. Note that we are continuing with our scenario from Week One. This week you travel to the Roto Air plant in Florida to hold the project kick-off meeting. In preparation for the meeting: a. Identify at least three categories of stakeholders that should be invited. b. Remembering that interested parties are in both New York and Florida: i. Select three methods of communicating with the attendees. ii. Describe the best method of holding the meeting that also limits travel costs. c. Describe at least three team building exercises that could be used during the meeting. d. Before leaving the office, Shawn mentions that her husband is employed as a sales representative by the manufacturer of one of the needed machines. i. After reviewing the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Code of Conduct, specify which potential violation exists. ii. As the team leader, describe how you expect Shawn to proceed regarding this issue. iii. Explain what action you would recommend to Shawn’s husband. The paper • Must be 900 to 1200

words in length, double-spaced (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. • Contextual (Level One) headings must be used to organize your paper and thoughts. • Must include a separate title page with the following: o Title of paper 17 BUS611 Project Planning and Management COURSE GUIDE o Student’s name o Course name and number o Instructor’s name o Date submitted • Must use at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford Online Library in addition to the course text. • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. ==============================================

BUS 611 Week 4 Assignment Risk Status Report and Paper

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus611mart.com isk Status Report and Paper [CLOs: 5, 6] Scenario The Quick Drop 100 transition team has met to identify project risks, explore contingency plans, and assign owners to watch for symptoms and address the risks. The team surfaced the following information: Julie is scheduled for a one week vacation during month three of the project. The supplier of a common set of hand tools for the manufacturing floor notified the Roto Air Purchasing department that the tools will not be available until one month after manufacturing is scheduled to start. Alternative suppliers are available. The Human Resources

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BUS 611 Week 6 Final Paper Selling Project Management Report (Roto Air)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus611mart.com Week 6 ÂŹ Final Paper Selling Project Management Report Your new knowledge of project management and experience at Roto Air has earned you a promotion to a senior project manager. Roto Air has recently purchased a smaller company that is the current supplier of electroÂŹmechanical assemblies used in the Quick Drop 100. After your first visit to the new company you find that there is no formal project management system in use and that local management is not aware of the advantages of using project management principles. Your assignment is to educate the new management team and prepare them to welcome and integrate project management skills and tools into their operations. To do so, you will prepare a persuasive, factual report that: 1. Defines a project and project management and differentiates routine operations. 2. Explains the benefits to the business of using project management methodology. 3. Describes the role and importance of a project sponsor. 4. Examines the benefits of using project teams and methods of developing them and improving communications. 5. Outlines the project life cycle. 6. Examines the importance of a project charter and its role in preventing scope creep. 7. Justifies the need for using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). 8. Explains the importance of holding a kick off meeting. 9. Summarizes

the benefits and uses of project management software. 10. Examines the benefits of professional certification and the role of ethics in project management. 11. Describes the importance of identifying and mitigating risk in projects. 12. Relates and gives examples of data driven decision making. 13. Recommends whether a PMO is needed. 14. Discusses the role of collecting and publicizing lessons learned. 15. Summarize your recommendations. Your paper must be 3500 to 4500 words in length (not including title and reference pages) and must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide. Contextual (Level One) ==============================================

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