1. What was the most complex project that you have been

1. What was the most complex project that you have been involved in? Give examples of the following as they pertain to the project: the work breakdown structure, tasks, subtasks, and work package.
2. Were you on the critical path? Did it have a good project manager? What are some reasons project scheduling is not done well?
3. “Project control should always focus on the critical path.” Comment,Do you agree or disagree and why?
4. Project planning for beginners -class, here is a 6 minute YouTube video about the basics of project planning. It has some very good information about the basic planning stages, the what, why, who and how we will complete a project. Share any thoughts after the video. The video has transcript access by clicking on the more button at the bottom of the video.
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5. Check the websites of the consulting companies listed in the chapter. Which ones impressed you most as a potential client and as a potential employee?
Boston Consulting Group ( www.bcg.com )
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (www.deloitte.com)
McKinsey & Co. ( www.McKinsey.com )
6. What does it take to be a good consultant? Is this the career for you?
7. WHAT IS OPERATIONS CONSULTING?
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8. Review this week’s course materials and learning activities, and reflect on your learning so far this week.
Respond to the following prompts in one to two paragraphs:
· Provide citation and reference to the material(s) you discuss. Describe what you found interesting regarding this topic, and why.
· Describe how you will apply that learning in your daily life, including your work life.
· Describe what may be unclear to you, and what you would like to learn.
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