Hi, I need help with essay on The Preparation for The Olympic Games of 2016. Paper must be at least 3000 words. Please, no plagiarized work!
The report draws upon the sources that are available online and in the public domain. The aim of this report is to present a detailed list of action points that the organizing committee for the Rio Olympics in 2016 can use to ready themselves for the final event. The emphasis throughout this report would be on the strengths and weaknesses of the current building program and I suggest means of improving the same.
In this section, I look at the preparation for the 2012 Olympics in London from a project manager’s perspective. The points that are highlighted include the budget and the cost overruns, the effect of the recession on the 2012 Olympics and the current state of the building program with an emphasis on finding out the pros and cons of the same. Much has been said and written about how the 2016 Olympics would revolutionize the city of Rio and make it an attractive destination for tourism and investment. It is instructive to learn from the mistakes of the 2012 Olympics project so that Rio does indeed fulfill the promise of the Olympics and the reasons for hosting it.
There has been much criticism about the way in which the budget for the 2012 Olympics has increased from 2.4 Billion Pounds to 9.35 Billion Pounds in a matter of two years. And the current estimate is around 13.5 Billion Pounds. As any Project Manager would explain, cost overruns and non-planned expenditure increase with time and as the project nears completion. Hence, there is a reason to believe that the budget for the London Olympics would go up further. The following excerpt from the Public Accounts Committee details the reasons for this overrun, “The 2012 budget was revised, in part, because of serious problems with the original bid estimates that have come to light since London was chosen to host the Games. .