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PM 587– Advanced Project Management Student Insight Paper By ; Trevor Scott, BS Professor Mark Rosen April 13, 2011
[1] Learned From Course : Upon taking this course, I id not have a clue as what I was doing. In other words, General Motors Company is only manufacturing cars, and it was a big question how they can survive the bad economy especially at that the rate of how people are buying cars in the down-turn of our economy. Yes I have heard the english sayings : ‘Do not put all your eggs in one basket’ but I have had never had a clue that big giants like GMC does it. In the first day of class, I was truely thinking why I was here. In the past I worked for Orlando Utilities Commission, but my power is supplied by Porgress Energy. Through this project I learned many facts, such as their portfolio ; wind, solar, nuclear and gas and the stage-gate Project Porfolio Management.
They have a huge diversification of products, and their financials are stable too. Each course in the Master’s of Business Administration brings a new view point for the PM professional. This course adds topics of multitasking, how to choose a Project, what defines beneficial project to add to the portfolio. One essential topic is the conflict, was getting on the same page for the topic. I am not a big proponent of the team concept.
Conflict resolution Management is more of understanding human behavior and how to manage it. It is frustrating when someone is not motivated or engaged and conflict resolution seems to be the last thing on your mind. While researching NEXTera Energy, I would like to invest in their stock option.

[2] Learned about myself : (1) I am still learning myself. I have learned to be a much patient person, especially after doing this project. (2) I think I am good team player, and willing to go the extra mile to get things…...

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