(Solution) NR632 Week 1: Collaboration Cafe: Moving to the Execution

Most of what you did in NR631, and some of what you’ll do in NR632 is part of the planning phase of project management. Although it took us eight weeks to get here, in reality, most of what you’ve done would have been completed in one or two weeks. For this week’s assignment you’ll be preparing your kickoff presentation which is kind of a “pep rally” for your project. Your goal is to get everyone motivated and excited to start working on implementing the practice change. As you think about your transition from planning to execution (doing), what are some of the biggest challenges you foresee and what can you do to prepare for those challenges?


Moving to project execution will not be an easy task. I expect various challenges but through the project management strategies learned, I will be able to overcome them. One challenge is keeping team members aligned. When each team member knows exactly what is happening, what is expected of them, and what they are working towards. This will be achieved by keeping open and regular communications and ensuring all projects have an open schedule and clear role distribution. The second challenge I expect is risk management issues. In most cases, projects do not happen as planned due to issues such as resistance from change agents, poor resource management, etc. Although it might not be possible to predict all possible risks, the project manager should develop a strategic plan and collect information beforehand on which part of the…Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5