Learning Activity #1 “ Identification of Key Stakeholders and Validating Process Improvement Ideas
For the business process improvement idea that was approved for Assignment 1, who are the key stakeholders to make your idea a reality? Also, what type of decision-making process do you believe can be used to verify that your idea has a chance to improve the process you selected? To support your thinking regarding support for your idea, identify the steps you go through if you used nominal group technique or multi-voting.
Learning Activity #2 “ Using Project Management to Put Your Idea in Motion
Far too many organizations move forward with business process improvement ideas without using a project management approach. Suppose Space Travel R Us hires you as a consultant to develop a project plan to create trips to Mars for those willing and able to pay the $1 million price tag for a round-trip journey. Develop a project plan for this excursion. Also, how might you defend against scope creep?