Iscussion 2 Week 8 Deepwater Program”

Please respond to the following:

a? Review FAR Part 52 a Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses and Subpart 52.242-14 a Suspension of Work, available atnew.items/d11743.pdf. Be prepared to discuss the likely causes of cost overruns and delays.

1. From the second and third e-Activities, analyze whether the Coast Guardas management and execution of the program was a cause or a symptom of the cost overruns and resulting delays of the Deepwater program. Support your position.

2. Identify and discuss the key factors that contributed to the cost overruns in the situation in Part 1 of this discussion. Suggest the strategies you would employ to avoid such cost overruns. Support your suggestion.