Orion System(a)

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Project Management

Project 2 “ORION System (A)”

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Introduction………………………………………………………………………………..1 Section1: Questions and answers………………………………………………….……2 Question1………………………………………………………….........................2 Question2…………………………………………………………………………...5 Section2: Team members performance and score……………………………………9 Section3: Summary of the case-study……………………………………………...….12 Section4: Lessons learnt from this activity…………………………………………….13

Project 2 : ORION Systems (A)

Introduction
This report is based on the case study of “ORION Systems (A)” (chapter3, page 94–97 in the textbook). Rosas was assigned to be the project manger of Jaguar project which was the important project of ORIAN that had just been awarded by the government to
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As a result, it was properly to use the present organization structure because the ORION had to work on many projects and it was necessary to conserve cost and limited resources. To sum up, the problems happened because of lacking of human resources, lacking communication between each department and lacking of project management which not covered all area of the project.  How could ORION solve these problems? The following these are solutions which our team discussed regarding to each problem; Production cost higher than expected: The organization should improve corporation between the design & development teams and manufacturing team that the manufacturing team could work easier and more effectively. Quality concerns: Concentration of quality should be added more into the original design of products and the company should pay more attention on it. Problem with customer support: Improving the quality had not only done for the products, but also the manual and technical documentation. At this point, integrated logistical support should do more research or practicing for maintenance and also preparing the better training program for the customers. Moreover, each project should spend more time on ILS task. Lack of strong project ownership: ORION should have more workers to do the projects. Consequently, engineers could concentrate more on their tasks. Scope creep:

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