- Identify the difference between quality assurance and control in project management.
- Evaluate quality approaches for a project.
Quality is key to producing not only a quality project plan, but also a quality set of outcomes for the project. Understanding different quality philosophies provides a foundation for understanding the scope of quality for each project
Research the philosophies of the leading thinkers (Deming, Juran, and Crosby) behind todayâ€™s quality movements and fill in the matrix blanks with your understanding of each personâ€™s philosophy dimension. The Project Management Instituteâ€™s philosophy dimensions are filled in for you to provide an example.
Then, based on your understanding of the individual philosophical dimensions, identify how you would approach quality for your project (project chosen in Unit 2) based on the project management focus of â€œconformance to requirements.â€ Your paper should start with which philosopherâ€™s approach best aligns with your projectâ€™s requirements. Outline in your paper how â€œconformance to requirementsâ€ looks and which philosopherâ€™s approach would help achieve the highest quality results.
You will be evaluated on your understanding of the individual philosophies and their relative application to your project. The minimum length of the Assignment is 3 pages, double-spaced, not including a title page or a reference page. You need to ensure you fully address each and every criterion in the grading rubric. Please remove the Project Management Instituteâ€™s philosophy dimensions from the table before submitting your assignment, as this is just an example.
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