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How efficiently do you think Rachel spent her day?



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How efficiently do you think Rachel spent her day?

Activity

Project(minutes)

Routine(minutes)

Quasi-project(minutes)

Non project (minutes)

Socializing and catching up on personal news

 

 

 

10

Going to office and settle in

 

 

 

10

Reviewing her schedule

 

15

 

 

Going over project reports and preparing for weekly meeting

25

 

 

 

Discussing the project with her boss

 

20

 

 

Meeting starts late

 

 

 

15

Review meeting

45

 

 

 

Reviewing project assignments

30

 

 

 

Gossiping with Eddie

 

 

 

30

Discussing problem with John

30

 

 

 

Discussion about getting necessary equipment

30

 

 

 

Everyone to get online

 

 

 

15

Exchanging info about technical requirements

60

 

 

 

Waiting to see Mary

 

 

 

10

Agreement with Mary to talk to the team

40

 

 

 

Reviewing the client request's impact on project schedule

 

 

 

 

Updating key events of th day to boss

 

 

30

 

Reviews emails, project documents, logs into MS project and works

30

 

 

 

Commute to home

 

 

 

30

Total minutes

290

35

30

120

efficiency(%)

61%

7%

6%

25%

Efficiency= (Project related work in minutes/ Total time spent in minutes) * 100

Efficiency=

290

* 100

 

475

 

Efficiency = 61%

Rachel is a efficient project manager to some extent. She has only spent 25% of her time in non-project activities.



  1. What does the case tell you what it is like to be a project manager?



Leading the projects.

Example:-



  • Rachel meets Victoria and reviewing project assignments and helping for project that is behind schedule.

  • Interacts with different parties(marketing, purchasing, counterparts, stakeholders)

Influencing team members and providing direction.

Example:-



  • Rachel exploring ways of getting necessary equipment earlier than planned.

  • Rachel interacts with her project team about timely updates and progress.

Identifying, tracking, managing project issues

Example:-



  • Rachel discusses problem with John and asked to investigate and get back asap.

  • Where Rachel immediately goes to the marketing team to clarify the problem her came up with.

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