Week 6: Ethics and Project Portfolio
Management – Discussion
Ethical Behavior (graded)
Review the PMP Code of
Ethics and Professional Conduct located in Doc Sharing. Let’s start with
addressing the two scenarios below.
While working on an external
project, your customer asks you to perform some additional tasks that are
not included in the formal contract. What should you do?
You are managing an internal R
& D project. The initial test results are very poor. You are afraid
your management might cancel the project, and this could reflect poorly
upon you. Verification testing could be done quickly and inexpensively.
What should you do?Pick a question to
answer or comment on your classmates’ comments. These questions generate a
great deal of discussion in the classroom. I’ll be interested to see how we do
Communication Management (graded)
Chapter 7 of our PMI Standard Portfolio text looks at the
communication management knowledge area and the processes to develop the plans
required to align the company with the strategic, governance, performance, and
risk management processes.
What are the components required to complete a communications plan? How do you
go about identifying the stakeholders for communications? Why is it important
to align these processes with other portfolio processes?