Operations management class:
Assignment 1: 3 pages max
Assignment: Human Resource Management and Project Management Paper
Professional service organizations help professionals maintain their careers via continuous learning, provide social and business networking opportunities, promote leadership and mentorship within the field of the profession, and provide standardization for the profession. Additionally, the code of ethics for a professional service organization is a major component of what defines a profession. Human Resource Management and Project Management both have well-established professional service organizations. They are as follows: Human Resource Management Professional Service Organization Society for Human Resource Management. (2016). Retrieved from http://www.shrm.org/
Project Management Professional Service Organization
Project Management Institute, Inc. (2016). Retrieved from http://www.pmi.org/ Additionally, Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education (KU PACE) has a certificate program for Project Management, recognized by the PMI. Here is the link: https://www.kaplanfinancial.com/pdc/project-management/ Directions
In this Assignment, you will review these provided resources and compose an informative essay in a minimum of 3-full pages (minimum 750 words) in which you specifically address the parts listed below. Make sure to include a separate title and references pages, use standard paragraph structure, double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and follow all other APA formatting and citation guidelines. Conduct research from credible peer-reviewed sources, the KU Online Library, and your textbook to support your responses.
Part 1: Compare human resource management and project principles to those of operations management as follows: Human Resource Management principles compared to Operations Management principles Project Management principles compared to Operations Management principles Part 2: Close your paper with the following observations from your research: The importance of professional service organizations in standardizing a profession, to include their established code of ethics Assignment Criteria
Unit 6 [MT435: Operations Management]
Page 2 of 3
This Assignment should be a separate MS Word document, preferably in the most current .docx file format. In addition to the APA Style title page, and APA style reference page; ensure your paper covers the assigned topics, with a focus on quality. The following items provide additional guidance as to writing expectations. Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused. It must be written in Standard English; demonstrating exceptional content, organization, style, grammar, and mechanics. Your paper should provide a clearly established sustained viewpoint and purpose. Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified; as well as original and insightful. Ensure your paper uses APA format for content, with properly indented paragraphs, and a minimum of 3 full pages (minimum 750 words) covering the assigned topics to appropriate depth. A separate page at the end of your research paper should contain a list of references, in APA format. Use your textbook, the KU Online Library, and the internet for credible research. Ensure you have at a minimum three quality references supporting your work: defining words or using dictionaries, wikis, or encyclopedias, does not count as a quality reference, or meet university standards for credible online research. Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations were appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should follow the proper APA citation style. Review the APA formatting and citation style found at the Kaplan Writing Center. To access the Kaplan Writing Center, select this link. (It should include a cover sheet, the paper is double spaced, in Times New Roman 12-point font, correct citations, Standard English with no spelling or punctuation errors, and correct references at the bottom of the last page.)
Assignment 2 - 3-4 paragraphs
Unit 6: Journal
- Gantt chart
- Project controls
- Project planning
You will complete a Journal each week.
Each week, you will work on one aspect that will help you prepare for the course and reflect. Consider this Journal as study notes. This Journal will provide an opportunity to capture new ideas from knowledge gained and record your thoughts throughout the course. This will also give you an opportunity to record questions you may wish to research further in preparation for other assigned work. Please remember that copying and pasting your own notes without revising is a form of self-plagiarism.
Click on the Journal tab at the top of the page to add your first entry. Begin your post with the label: Unit 6: Project Management.
Research the following topics related to project management:
Select three of the topics listed and compose 3 paragraphs describing the topics (1 paragraph per selected topic) based on the course material and additional research you conduct online.