Manage Your Health Chapter 4-6

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Chapter 4 Task 1. Summarize each of the above-proposed projects in a simple table format suitable for presentation to top management. Include the name for each project, identify how each one supports business strategies, assess the potential financial benefits and other benefits of each project, and provide your initial assessment of the value of each project. Project 1 Recreation and Wellness Intranet Project Project goal description Allow employees to register for company-sponsored recreational programs, such as soccer, softball, bowling, jogging, walking and other sports. Allow employees to register for company-sponsored classes and programs to help them manage their weight, reduce stress, stop smoking, and manage other health related…show more content…
The Project Manager must lead the effort that the project team must include employee representatives, as well as consultants that would lead the company-sponsored recreational activities, health-management classes and programs. The new system must be compatibe with the existing Intranet system and should be completed in six-month period and should not exceed the budget of $200,000. 5. Analysis of Options and Recommendation There are three options for addressing this opportunity: • Do nothing. Business is doing wellm and we can continue without reducing costs. • Purchase access to specialized software to support this new capability with little in-house development. • Design and implement the new intranet capabilites in-house using mostly existing hardware and software. Base on discussions with the stakeholders, we believe that option 3 is the best option. 6. Preliminary Project Requirements The main features of Recreation and Wellness Intranet Project include the following: • Allow employees to register for company-sponsored recreational programs, such as soccer, softball, bowling, jogging, walking and other sports. • Allow employees to register for company-sponsored classes and programs to help them manage their weight, reduce stress, stop smoking, and manage other health related issues. • Track data on employee involvement in these recreational and health-management
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