Management Case Study
In the field of nuclear energy, strict standards are imposed on training
by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Tencza Designsí client wanted
to implement a approach to training design and implementation that would
meet the following goals:
approach had to be rigorous and systematic, with documentation
of all steps in analysis, design, development, implementation,
trainers without previous background in training should be able
to implement the system.
was contracted to provide project management for the instructor skills
course. Tencza Designs provided five instructional designers and the
following methods and tools to manage the project:
timetable, outlining approximately 100 activities that had to
be completed for development.
allocation chart, specifying the responsibilities and person hours
for ten team members
figures, including fees and expenses, for the entire project
design to promote coordination among various designers on the
(blank ones and filled-in samples) for instructional analysis,
instructional objectives, design strategies, instructor guides,
participant guides, graphics, and videotape scripts
meetings for updates and reviews
course receive high ratings from both managers and participants, and
it was completed on time and under budget.