Susans Consulting Company (SCC) has been in business for ten years and has experienced a significant turnover in the project management group, which has prompted senior leadership to investigate. A preliminary review by senior leadership has determined that Project Managers are frustrated with the amount of required project management documentation, which has impacted their ability to manage projects successfully. A recent review of the project management process has determined that SCC has spent between 30-40% of its total project budget on projects’ overhead costs to include project management costs. A review of industry standards is between 5-15% higher than most companies. In addition, senior leaders found that projects are being delivered between 25% and 50% over budget and late 95% of the time.Note: Project Management overhead includes the PM’s time managing the project, attending meetings, and developing the required documentation. SCC Request: SCC has reached out to your team because you are experts in defining project management processes and delivering projects on time. The SCC request includes the following:
The group assignment has two parts
In addition to building a methodology, SCC has hired you to complete a high-profile project using your new methodology.
Given the critical nature of the project, the company has provided the following information in terms of cost for each application.
Your paper should include the following information: