Part 2 of the Individual Project focuses on the scope of a project, budgeting issues, risk management, and team building. If conducting an interview, the interviewee may be from the same organization as your last interview and should have managed a project for the organization. Alternatively, you may examine a minimum of three organizations that have published descriptions about a health care information technology project’s scope, budget, risk management, and team building activities
Scholarly Paper To prepare:
Examine a minimum of three organizations that have published descriptions about a health care information technology project.
Analyze the reports of these organizations’ experiences with HIT project management in order to draw out insights on real-world project management. You may need to examine trade publications in addition to scholarly journals.
Consider the following questions as you analyze the articles: Scope
o How was the scope of the project limited?
o How did the project manager address any unreasonable demands?
o How were costs managed during the project?
o How were resource allocation problems addressed?
o How were potential risks to the project determined?
o How were these risks mitigated?
o Explain any major crisis faced in the management of a project
implementation and explain how it was handled.
o How were members of the project team selected? How did the project manager “sell” the project to a team?
o How did the team operate within the organization to facilitate project success?
o What project management leadership activities were utilized to mitigate project team problems?
o What strategies did project management leaders use if a team member was not meeting agreed-to commitments, was unproductive, or was unmotivated?
In a 2- to 4-page paper, address the following:
Synthesize insights on how project scope, budget, risk management, and team building are addressed in the projects implemented in your selected health care organizations.
Compare your insights from the articles with information from project management literature about project scope, budget, risk management, and team building. Be sure that the comparisons you make are clear to the reader.
Explain how your insights into these aspects of project management will impact your ability to successfully manage of health care information technology projects.