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PJM400 Critical Thinking

Module 5: Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking Assignment (65 Points)

Required

Chapters 4 & 8 in Procurement, Principles & Management
Part 1, Chapter 12, Sections 12.1.1.6, 12.2.3.1, & 12.2.3.2 in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Recommended

Allen, M., Herring, K., Moody, J., & Williams, C. (2015). Project procurement: Impact of contract incentives and penalties. International Journal of Global Business, 8(2), 1-26.
Henre, C., Satterfield, R., & Garris, J. (2016). In-depth and preemptive front-end planning yields positive project results, 95(4), 61–66.

Choose one of the following two assignments to complete this week. Do not do both assignments. Identify your assignment choice in the title of your submission.

OPTION #1: PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING CASE STUDY ANALYSIS

In a three- to four-page paper not counting the cover and reference pages that you must include, use a procurement and contracting example related to your Portfolio Topic to find a real-life award scenario.

In your paper, and using your research skills, assess and evaluate how each of the following concepts relates to your chosen procurement and contracting example:

the mutual agreement of offer and acceptance
the consideration of a down payment
the capability to perform the work
the confirmation of legal purpose

Be sure to properly organize your writing and include an introduction, headings/subheadings for the body of your work associated with each of the items above (a through d), your analysis/suggestion, and a conclusion. In addition to your textbook, use at least two scholarly sources to support your responses. Cite your sources and include a reference page. Format your paper according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA (Links to an external site.).

OPTION #2: PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACT COOPERATION FOR PROJECT SUCCESS

Read the following article, one of your recommended readings for this week:

Henre, C., Satterfield, R., & Garris, J. (2016). In-depth and preemptive front-end planning yields positive project results (Links to an external site.). Hydrocarbon Processing, 95(4), 61–66.

In a three- to four-page paper not counting the cover and reference pages that you must include, write a summary of this study and its findings. Analyze and discuss the role and importance of cooperation and contracting to project success.

Be sure to properly organize your writing and include an introduction, headings/subheadings for the body of your work associated with each of the numbered items above, your analysis/suggestion, and a conclusion. In addition to your textbook, use at least two scholarly sources to support your responses. Cite your sources and include a reference page. Format your paper according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA (Links to an external site.).

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