Research Papers/Topics in Project Management Technology

Operations and Information Management Module - Business Process Models: Analysis and Strategy

This report represents a brief but holistic overview of the current status of Music Mates, an analysis of its current and proposed Business Process Models, analysis of five CRM software, recommendation of which the software suits the current and future business needs of the entity and finally recommendations for how they can transition into being an agency for other bands. These sections have been selected to give an all-inclusive review and prospects of the business to all stakeholders. 

Project Management Practices And Performance Of Nongovernmental Organizations Projects In Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Achievement of a project means that a number of its perceived factors were attained. It is not guaranteed that project management practices will result to success of funded projects by Micro finance institutions. However, the success of projects largely depends on the way it is managed and controlled. The challenges met during the execution of project management practices has been during project planning, exceeding the set budget and going beyond its set schedule and poor quali...

Strategies Employed In Uptake Of Youth Enterprise Development Fund Loans In Embakasi South Constituency, Nairobi City County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Although majority of the youths in Kenya know about the YEDF, they still lack essential details about the facilities on offer, especially how to access and property utilize the borrowed funds as there’s no data on loans uptake and performance of youth business enterprises. Against this backdrop, the study sought to determine the strategies employed in uptake of youth enterprise development fund loans in Embakasi South constituency. The study was underpinned by both social net...

Risk Management Practices and Completion of Women Group Projects in Kitui County, Kenya.

ABSTRACT Projects face hurdles ranging from cost overruns, inefficiency, delays, compromised quality and ineffectiveness in meeting set objectives. The main threat to a project are mainly the expected and unexpected risks. Diligent project management dictates that all risks involved are identified, managed, controlled, mitigated or avoided to ensure a project succeeds. Women groups are mainly composed on interest groups whose background in project and risk management knowledge, skills a...

Government And Program Implementation Bodies Policies On Performance Of Women Empowerment Projects In Dagoretti Area, Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Women’s social, political and economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable improvement and seasoned terrible growth. Accomplishing women’s economic empowerment calls for sound public regulations, a holistic method and lengthy-time period dedication and gender-specific views have to be incorporated on the layout level of policy and programming. Accordingly, this study was designed to investigate the influence of government and program implementation bodies’ polic...

Risk Management Strategies And Performance Of Construction Projects In Public Secondary Schools In Murang’a County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Performance of construction projects in Kenya is a matter of great concern to stakeholders, as most of the construction projects have experienced delays and cost overruns which have adversely affected their performance. Construction projects are very prone to risk which have the significant impact on their performance in terms of time, cost and quality. As the size and complexity of construction projects increases, ability to manage risk throughout the construction process ...

Information technology and organizational performance: case study of drip irrigation projects in matanya location, laikipia county, kenya.

ABSTRACT Agricultural based projects play a major part in sustaining domestic and regional economic growth and are important agents for alleviating poverty in developing countries. Utilization of technology in agricultural based projects however remains an issue of concern to researchers, government and project stakeholders. Recent studies have demonstrated that technology play a pivotal role in the performance of agricultural based projects. The purpose of this study was to establi...

Critical Success Factors On Sustainability Of Corporate Social Responsibility Projects In Cement Manufacturing Companies In Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Many companies go into CSR without proper feasibility study or plan and this usually affects the success and future sustainability of the projects. Corporate Social Responsibility is a core strategy in business as it enhances trust, reliance, respect and transparency. In the process of satisfying the needs of stakeholder groups, the companies are able to maximize their commitment to their investors who in turn benefit most. Many companies go into CSR without proper feasibility ...

E- Learning Implementation And Performance Of International Schools In Nairobi City County Kenya

ABSTRACT E-learning is widely used in the education sector in nowadays; hence, it is essential to study the effects of technology implementation on performance of students. There are numerous studies about academic performance however; studies on e-learning in Kenya are minimal. This study sought to examine the association of e-learning implementation and performance of international schools in Nairobi. The specific objectives include; determining the effects of; technology readiness, t...

Hiv And Aids Programmes Financing And Sustainability In Kenya: A Case Of The National Aids Control Council (Nacc)

ABSTRACT Kenya is facing a serious sustainability problem as well a significant challenge in financing scale up of HIV and AIDS services to reach universal access, working towards zero HIV new infection, zero discrimination and zero HIV related deaths and attaining beyond zero. The gap between the available resources and actual needs is projected to increase in the coming years and yet the evolving nature of the epidemic requires that NACC through the Government of Kenya begin to plan a...

Influence Of Organizational Factors On Performance Of Monitoring And Evaluation Systems In Primary Education Development In Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT It is a precondition by benefactors that every proposal must have provision for effective M&E Systems costed for and performed by skilled M&E staff. Donors have further recommended that ten percent of the financial resources must be set aside for performing M & E in donor funded projects. However, this is not the case in primary education development (PRIEDE) project where Head teachers who are the project managers and only have skills on how to monitor and evaluate learner’s...

Effects Of Conflicts On Project Team Productivity: A Case Of Jaza Jaza Project At Mastermind Tobacco Kenya Limited

ABSTRACT The study was conducted to investigate the effect of conflicts on project team productivity at Mastermind Tobacco Kenya Limited in order to build everlasting coexistence of members of a project team and ensure attainment of project as well as overall organizational goal. The objectives of this study were: to examine the effects of project leadership related conflicts on project teams’ productivity, to find out the effects of organizational structure related conflicts on proje...

Influence Of Geographical Information Systems Integration In Monitoring And Evaluation On Performance Of Community Development Projects At World Vision Kenya

ABSTRACT Incidents of poor performance of community projects have been documented by various research studies. Many projects encounter delays in implementation, poor quality of projects, time and cost overruns that affect the overall achievement of project objectives (Ramathan et al., 2012). The major problem being that introduction of technology has not been embraced effectively in monitoring and evaluating of project performance, to enable reporting with evidence, despite the much pot...

Sustainability Of Community Based Projects Undertaken By commercial Banks In Kenya: A Case Of Barclays Bank

ABSTRACTSustainability of community based projects is one of the greatest concerns of the stakeholders involved in the process of running the projects.Many firms in the financial industry have increasingly been involved in supporting community based projects aimed at improving livelihoods of the community in which they operate.Analysis show that, most community based projects have failed to sustain themselves, become self-reliant and the communities have failed to continue running them after ...

Sustainability Of World Bank Funded Projects In Kenya

ABSTRACTThe World Bank has supported Kenya in financing development projects in transport, energy, water, urban development, health, public sector management and social protection since 1960. By November 2011, it had financed more than 175 projects with a total investment of over US$ 7,070 billion. Sustainability of the funded projects is of utmost importance if the impact of funding these projects is to be realized. Despite project feasibility studies being done prior to commencement of the ...


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