HRD 008 PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN HRM

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: HRD 008
COURSE TITLE: PROJECT PLANNING AND
MANAGEMENT IN HRM

DATE: 28TH APRIL 2017 TIME: 8.30AM-10.30AM

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
• Answer question ONE (compulsory) and any other THREE
• Question one carries 25 marks
• All other questions carry 15 marks
This paper consists of 3 printed pages. Please turn over

QUESTION ONE
a) Explain the meaning of the following terms as used in project management:
i) Project
ii) Project Evaluation
iii) Programme.
v)Portfolio. (8 marks)
b) Citing examples, examine six characteristics of highly performing project team
(6 marks)
c) With examples, highlight five ways a government may support development projects (5 marks)
d) Discuss six characteristics of an effective project manager. (6 marks)

QUESTION TWO
a) Using examples, explain the benefits that may accrue to an organization that monitors its projects. (10 marks)
b) Highlight five factors a project manager may consider to be able to provide effective leadership. (5 marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Citing examples, explain how a project manager may give constructive feedback in a project team (10 marks)
b) Highlight five sources from which a project manager may use to come up with project ideas. (5 marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Explain five benefits that may accrue to an organization that practices project life cycle concept when undertaking its operations. (10 marks)
b) Highlight five factors that may contribute towards project failure in an organization. (5 marks)

QUESTION FIVE
a) Explain five reasons that a project manager may consider when terminating a project. (10 marks)
b) Highlight five characteristics of an effective monitoring report. (5 marks)

 

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