Describe how you would communicate to Ashok and the rest of the team about Ashok’s injury.
Part 7: Project Communications Management
Several issues have arisen on the Global Treps Project. Ashok, your team
member in India, broke his wrist playing tennis yesterday and cannot
work on the project at all for three weeks. His work, which involves
helping to edit the videos, starts in one week, so you need to reassign it
Bobby suggests you use kanban boards to list all of the tasks for editing
the videos and to track where they are in the work flow. Bobby, a techie
and not known for being a good communicator, is the only person who’s
ever used kanban boards. You have not yet broken down the tasks into
much detail and need more information from Angela, the contractor in
charge of creating the videos.
Alfreda is having difficulties communicating with her main contact in
Ethiopia, Dr. B. He is very busy all the time and does not use texting,
Alfreda’s preferred communications medium. He has also not
communicated key information with students who could be candidates
for their event, which is only a month away. Alfreda is not sure if he
booked a room for the event yet.
the team about Ashok’s injury. What actions would you take?
What communications medium would you use with different
some of the challenges mentioned in Part 7 of the case.
with Dr. B. and making sure students at his university get
information about your event.
Complete the following using the attached template.
Tasks #1: Answer the two (2) questions posed. In number 1. Use
Tasks #2: Prepare a partial communications management plan, by
completing item 9. Stakeholder Analysis in the template provided.
In number 2.
Tasks #3: Present options for communicating with Dr. B. and making
sure the information gets to the students. In number 3