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Unit 8 Project Questions

Question One

Refer back to your answers in Assignment #3 and Assignment #6. With that information

in mind, and based on the Albatross Anchor scenario/case study make

recommendations to Albatross Anchor for at least four of the following


List of challenges

(a) Time management

(b) Cost management

(c) Quality management

(d) Performance management

(e) Enterprise project management

(f) Technology adoption

(g) Supply chain management

(h) Distribution management

Question Two

As the consultant for KU Consulting, you have been authorized to change the existing

facility (limited construction budget) and/or refine the process flow of the manufacturing

area. All changes must be completed within a 60-day window with the majority of the

changes happening at night when the plant is idle or on the weekend when the plant is


(a) List and detail the proposed changes and/or alterations. Please explain why you

chose what you chose, give the rationale behind your choices and finally, substantiate

your work.

(b) List and detail three implications and three complications that may occur as a result

of the recommended changes. Remember activities in one area of the facility may have

an impact on other areas of the facility.

(c) Create a Gantt chart showing a timeline for when the different changes proposed

should be made, detailing which changes may overlap and showing how long each

change will take to institute. Provide information to support your decisions and to explain

your choices as shown in the Gantt chart.