Project manager for American Constructors Inc (ACI) sat down with his team on September 24, 2009, to assess the status of the construction of the expansion project in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The team worked on the world scale expansion project of the Church for over a year, and it is nearing completion. Originally scheduled to be completed by March 2010, the project deadline was pushed forward to December 14, 2009, at the request of the client, which is desirable to use the property for the Christmas season. In order to maintain the reputation of ACI, which rose is known as the prime contractor middle Tennessee, the project manager and his team to determine if the Dec. 14 deadline was possible. This case has been designed for use in the MBA or operational management or an introductory course in project management. Designed to assist teachers in organizing the discussion of key concepts of project management, it only allows an analytical approach to the coverage of basic skills in project planning, including priority relationships, critical path, timing, uncertainty (PERT problems), failures, etc. . It can be used to teach students how to use MS Project or other project management software. It can also be used for less analytical, managerial control over the discussion of the project. In the case of the discussion, the instructor can identify the point as to what actually happened (included in the teaching note) to help complete the case discussion. “Hide
by Leanne Miele, Kenneth J. Klassen Source: Richard Ivey School of Business Foundation 11 pages. Publication Date: December 22, 2010. Prod. #: 910D16-PDF-ENG
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