Project Time Management plays a very crucial role in this project as it helps to ensure all the requirements and objectives of the project can be achieved successfully. Hence, it is essential that the project manager and his team adopt a systematic time management technique to ensure that unscheduled delays can be avoided at all costs.
6.1 Gantt chart
Please Refer To Appendix C
6.2 Network Diagram
Network diagram basically highlights the activities that need to be completed in every phase. It is a fundamental flowchart element which includes every project task and how do they relate to each other. Besides that, it also demonstrates the parallel tasks and the link between each task which depicts the logical stream …show more content…
Purchasing of IT assets without a proper tendering process has led to overrun by budget.
The acquisition and spending on the IT assets for the project via the PROC Manager without a proper tendering process could lead to a budget overrun putting the entire project at risk due to the lack of necessary IT assets for the project. This is because a tendering process ensures that the bidding companies or manufacturers of the relevant IT assets would offer their products to us at a competitive price to ensure that we buy all the required IT assets in a bulk from them hence ensuring they obtain a profit even though the prices offered to us is lower than the usual prices that their products would sell for. By directly dealing with the suppliers, the prices offered to us will definitely be way higher compared to prices offered by the manufacturers of the IT assets and we lose the chance to negotiate. The tendering process will provide the process manager with the opportunity to compare the prices of the IT assets from multiple companies and select the most reasonable option ensuring that the amount paid for will be well within the budget allocated to purchase the required IT assets. Besides, buying in bulks from one particular manufacturer alone usually enables us to get a discount from