Question 1. Review the front page of your local newspaper, and try to identify all the projects contained in the articles. How many were you able to find? Make a list. Also tell me the name and date of publishing the newspaper.
Question 2. Identify what you consider to be the greatest achievements of mankind in the last five decades. Review these great achievements in terms of the definition of a project. What does your review suggest about the importance of project management?
Question 3. Two new software projects are proposed to a young, start-up company. The Alpha project will cost $150,000 to develop and is expected to have annual net cash flow of $40,000. The Beta project will cost $200,000 to develop and is expected to have annual net cash flow of $50,000. The company is very concerned about their cash flow. Using the payback period, which project is better from a cash flow standpoint? Why?
Question 4. You, along with 6 of your friends are planning a weekend trip to Nikli Haor, Kishoreganj, Bangladesh. Develop a responsibility matrix for the work that needs to be done prior to starting your trip
Question 5. Assume that you are in a large project. There are different teams involved. As a project manager, what are the team-building options open to you?
Question 6. What are some of the lessons learned from a recent project in your life/organization?