PM – Fall 2016

DRIVE FALL 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER IV
SUBJECT CODE & NAME PM 0015 – QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
BK ID B2011
CREDIT AND MARKS 4 CREDITS AND 60 MARKS

 

Note –Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

Q.No Questions Marks Total Marks
1 Explain Business Value Models in detail.
  1.   Balanced scorecard model 4  

10

2.   The Treacy-Wiersema model 3
3.  The Kano model 3
2 What is parametric estimating? Explain the steps involved in the development of a parametric model.
  1.      Define parametric estimating

2.      Describe the  7 steps involved in the development of a parametric model

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7

 

10

3 What is Capital Budgeting? What aspects of capital budgeting must be considered while selecting a project?
  1.      Meaning of Capital Budgeting

2.      Explain the 4 aspects of capital budgeting that must be considered while selecting a project.

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5

 

10

4 Explain the concept and application of Earned Value. What is Time Centric Earned Value.
  1.   Concept and Application of Earned Value 6 10
2.   Time Centric Earned Value 4
5 Explain Benefit-Cost Ratio Analysis and Break-Even Analysis.
  1.  Benefit-Cost Ratio Analysis 5 10
2.  Break-Even Analysis 5
6 What are the steps that should be followed to construct a “house of quality”?
  Explain the 5 steps that should be followed to construct a house of quality 10

(2 marks each)

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DRIVE FALL 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER IV
SUBJECT CODE & NAME PM 0016 –PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT
BK ID B2012
CREDIT AND MARKS 4 CREDITS AND 60 MARKS

 

Note –Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

Q.No Question Marks Total Marks
1 What is Project Risk? Explain different sources of project risk with examples
  1.   Project Risk 5 10
2.   Sources of project risk 5
2 What is Risk Opportunity and Management System (ROMS)? What are its benefits?
  1.  Define ROMS & list its objectives 6 10
2.   List any 4 benefits of ROMS 4
3 What is Project Activity Risk? Explain different Categories of Risk with examples.
  1.  Meaning of Project Activity Risk 4 10
2.  Different Categories of Risk 6
4 What are the sources of resource risks?
  Explain the sources of

1.      People risks

2.      Outsourcing risks

3.      Money risks

 

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3

3

10
5 What is Scope Risk? Explain different types of scope risks.
  1.  Meaning of scope risks 4 10
2.   Types of scope risks 6
6 Explain the three point estimates used in quantitative risk analysis.
  1.   Explain the term “three point estimates” 4 10
2.  Why are they used in quantitative risk analysis 6

 

ASSIGNMENT

 

DRIVE FALL 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER IV
SUBJECT CODE & NAME PM 0017 – PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT
BK ID B2013
CREDIT AND MARKS 4 CREDITS AND 60 MARKS

 

Note –Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

Q.No Questions Marks Total Marks
1 What is Total Quality Management? Explain various terms used in quality management. Discuss the benefits of traditional method and contemporary method of quality assurance.
  1.      Meaning of Total Quality Management (TQM)

2.      various terms used in quality management

3.      Benefits of traditional method and contemporary method of quality assurance.

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3

4

10
2 Explain the major project management standards and frameworks.
  Explain the 5 major project management standards and frameworks 10

(2 marks each)

10
3 What are the benefits of quality metrics? Explain the 3 categories of quality metrics.
  1.      List any 4 benefits of quality metrics

2.      Describe the 3 categories of quality metrics

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6

10
4 What are the methods of Improving Quality? Discuss the major barriers to project quality improvement.
  1.      Methods of Improving Quality

2.      List and discuss the 8 major barriers to project quality improvement.

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5

10
5 What  is  SIPOC  (Suppliers,  Inputs,  Process,  Outputs,  and  Customers)?  Which  3 factors should you focus on developing SIPOC? Explain.
  1.      Define SIPOC

2.      Explain  the  3  factors  you  would  focus  on  developing SIPOC

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6 Explain Statistical Process Control (SPC) along with SPC theory and tools?
  1.      Statistical Process Control (SPC)

2.      SPC theory and tools

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ASSIGNMENT

 

DRIVE FALL 2016
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER IV
SUBJECT CODE & NAME PM 0018 –CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT IN PROJECTS
BK ID B2014
CREDIT AND MARKS 4 CREDITS AND 60 MARKS

 

Note – Answer all questions. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme.

 

 

Q.No Criteria Marks Total Marks
1 Explain the essential elements of a project contract.
  Discuss the TEN essential elements of a project contract 10 10
2 Explain the steps involved in the contract closure process.
  Explain the EIGHT steps involved in the contract closure process 10 10
3 What is an outsourcing contract? What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Outsourcing?
  ·         Explain about outsourcing contract.

·        Advantages       and     Disadvantages     of Outsourcing

3

7

10
4 Discuss the process of procurement.
  Explain the SIX steps of the procurement process. 10 10
5 What is contract management? Describe its important features.
  Define contract management.

List and briefly explain the important features of a good management contract.

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9

10
6 Write short notes on:

·         Contract Structure and its elements.

·         Software Licensing

  Contract Structure and its elements 5 10
  Definition Software Licensing 5