4.2 Resource capability:
The following are the main resource capabilities:
- Physical resources like laptops, computers are necessary for all the project team members
- Organisational resources like designing and organising tasks in an effective manner for mitigating some constraints and loopholes (Nicholas and Steyn 2017)
- Technological resources like unwanted access to the software of project management and access to internet for valuable databases
- Human resources like forming teams from different cultural backgrounds to contribute valuable knowledge and skills, which would help in assuring the quality of the final project (Pemsel and Wiewiora 2013)
5. Communications management:
As individuals from different backgrounds would work in a project, there could be differences and conflicts. The approach of escalation helps in minimising differences as follows:
- Before attempting to eliminate a conflict, the situation could be evaluated by asking questions from the parties that have aroused conflict
- After accumulating necessary information, the team members would seek common ground for emphasising the side of agreement
- After the above step, the parties would be asked to provide effective solutions for resolving various issues
- After the identification of solutions, guidelines should be formed about the way of implementing the same
- Finally, the solution would be implemented as well as documented
6. Risk management:
The possible constraints of this project are briefly discussed as follows:
- Gaining pertinent knowledge for understanding and realising the impact of environment management involved in the project (Schwalbe 2015)
- The deadline for developing the plan of the project would be the fifth week and the completed project would be the eleventh week. This minimises the time available for working on the project, which could be adjudged as a constraint.
- The work commitments associated with the team members could make obtaining effective time for meeting difficult tasks.
6.2 Potential issues:
The potential issues might have significant effect on performance and project delivery, which are discussed as follows:
- If any team member do not perform any allocated task, milestones could be inserted into the plan of the project for helping in reviewing progress and switching the procedures of escalation, if needed (Turner 2014)
- The other commitments of assessment restricting available time is another issue, which could be minimised by providing the team members with a semester study plan for managing time
- Ensuring wealth of the team members is another issue, which would be minimised through reduction of stress of the team members (Verzuh 2015)
7. Quality management:
The quality would be designed into the project with the help of the following:
The team members would develop baselines and budgets in the stage of planning for setting the targets of quality.
After developing budgets and baselines, it would be provided to the clients for obtaining feedback. This would help in assuring that the team members are on the right track.
The team members would be involved in gauging performance continually and contrasting it to baselines. In addition, any variation is noted and accordingly, adjustments would be made.
The team members would be involved in continual research of improving the initial plans. This would help in conducting improvements for highlighting the client needs.
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