Ssay #1: Why I Want to Be a Project Manager (500 words or less) Essay #2: How a Code of Ethics is Important to Project Management (250 words or less)

Code of ethics for project managers/Project management Moral and ethical aspects Project Managementis the disciplineof planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. A projectis a finite endeavor (having specific start and completion dates) undertaken to create a unique product or service which brings about beneficial change or added value. This finite characteristic of projects stands in sharp contrast to processes, or operations, which are permanent or semi-permanent functional work to repetitively produce the same product or service. In practice, the managementof these two systems is often found to be quite different, and as such requires the development of distinct technical skills and the adoption of separate management philosophy, which is the subject of this article.
The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and objectives while adhering to classic project constraintsa usually scope, quality, timeand budget. The secondarya and more ambitiousa challenge is to optimizethe allocationand integration of inputs necessary to meet pre-defined objectives. A projectis a carefully defined set of activities that use resources(money, people, materials, energy, space, provisions, communication, motivation, etc.) to achieve the project goals and objectives
After 31 years of experience performing task and duties in the telecommunication industry starting in the field underground and aerial construction G.O. 95 & 128, it was construction & project management that I was headed to. As lead line men and then foreman to take on job that were not impossible just challenging. Then to engineering a?FTTP, FTTNa?, and back into wireless cell site construction management and PMP certification as an aerial manager to manage crews, materials, invoicing schedules, etc. When working with city permits and redesign and there protocols in deferent municipalities, to scheduling preconstruction meeting and evaluate bids that are to be awarded to the contactor. Iave have used for the pasted 7 years office excel, access 07, outlook, and office project professional 07 to monitor and track jobs in the Southern Cal area.
///Essential job duties that I was responsible for were
1. Supports preparation of cost/schedule data for proposals or contracts.
2. Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications.
3. Prepares and organizes assigned Contracts sponsored meetings, such as bid clarification, pre-award and progress review meetings, for the purpose of ensuring complete understanding and agreement between CLIENT and subcontractor on all contractual matters. After reviewing plan and agenda with supervisor, conducts meeting and prepares and issues meeting notes delineating important statements, required actions and schedules.
4. Administers assigned (sub)contracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial or technical difficulties.
5. Administers moderately complex contract changes by negotiating with subcontractor and obtaining settlement when representing
CLIENT in contractual discussions of moderate complexity.