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by manishpn
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Define Scope - Project Document clarification
Replies: 1
Views: 1539

Re: Define Scope - Project Document clarification

In define scope process - Risk Register goes as input but as an output it doesn’t get updated, why? [u] This kind of questions form you indicates that you are thinking logically, and memorizing :) , I agree with you and remember PMBOK is not rule book, your understanding the risk should be updated ...
by manishpn
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Acceptance or Validation
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Re: Acceptance or Validation

The assurance that product, service, or system meets the needs of the customer and other identified stakeholders which often involves acceptance from external customers is called: Validation Verification Quality Check Acceptance What will be the correct answer and why? Its Validation refer to PMBOK...
by manishpn
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Confused between Risk Report and Risk Register
Replies: 3
Views: 2993

Re: Confused between Risk Report and Risk Register

Hi , Can some one help me to get an understanding between Risk Report and Risk Register. I tried to read the PMBOK guide but i am not able to understand the points. Regards, Victor Risk Register : Primarily for consumption within the project. It has details around every risks captured in the projec...
by manishpn
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Clarification for Issue Log
Replies: 4
Views: 4910

Re: Clarification for Issue Log

Thank you so much Mr. Manish for your valuable reply. I had encountered through a question asking... If a key team member planned for a leave and he noticed in project schedule that during his absence (planned leave) some critical activities are planned which is assigned for him. Since it is a spec...
by manishpn
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request
Replies: 3
Views: 1678

Re: Change Request

Thanks for your kind reply. In question it is mentioned that "you discovered that some of the project work has not been performed according to the PLAN. My doubt is why we need CR to perform something which was already in the plan and missed to implement it. As per my understanding CR is used ...
by manishpn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request
Replies: 3
Views: 1678

Re: Change Request

You are currently performing a monitoring and controlling project activity, and you have discovered that some of the project work has not been performed according to the plan. If these issues are not fixed before the next customer inspection, your project might be cancelled. You have analysed the s...
by manishpn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP question
Replies: 4
Views: 2829

Re: PMP question

Business case and agreements (output from conduct procurement process) are inputs for the first iteration of stakeholder identification before Develop project charter. So here some stakeholders are already identified and documented. So option C makes sense to choose. The stakeholders list mention i...
by manishpn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Clarification for Issue Log
Replies: 4
Views: 4910

Re: Clarification for Issue Log

When we need to log an issue in the issue log? We need to register all issues in issue log as long as it not sensitive and should be restricted to select few stakeholder What are all the criteria? There are no specific criteria, it depends on how important is the issue and its potential impact on t...
by manishpn
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Actual cost
Replies: 1
Views: 1536

Re: Actual cost

Hi Mr Abishek & Team I have a qn regarding Actual cost. This is the question. You are the project manager for a project to install water coolers in SUSS. You planned to build 2 water coolers a month for twelve months. Each water cooler is planned to cost $100. Your project is scheduled to last ...
by manishpn
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PTA
Replies: 1
Views: 1063

Re: PTA

We normally do not provide math answers unless you have tried and applied the formula., the reason is if you need to learn Math problem you have to attempt first and learn from mistakes ,
Kindly provide your own calculation and lets discuss
by manishpn
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP question
Replies: 4
Views: 2829

Re: PMP question

You have just been authorized to manage a new project for your company. Which of the following best describes your first action ? A. Create WBS B. Develop Project Charter C. Develop Project Management Plan D. Figure out who has a stake in the project Source answer given is C , but my answer is D , ...
by manishpn
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder Engagement Query
Replies: 2
Views: 2261

Re: Stakeholder Engagement Query

Hi , What is the difference between Stakeholder Requirement, Expectation and interests. Are the ways of capturing these three are different? Regards, Sivapriya I am not sure i understood your question, All stakeholder related information is captured in stakeholder register and the strategy to engag...
by manishpn
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request!
Replies: 12
Views: 5000

Re: Change Request!

Question: Jean is the manager for the web design team. She is working with the team to finalize the final report that was developed during the close project phase. Which of the following will not be part of this report? A: Summary level description of project performance B: Cost variance details C:...
by manishpn
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMP Exam Content Outline Changes July 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 1839

Re: PMP Exam Content Outline Changes July 2020

Hi, My PMP application is approved and I have to schedule the exam. There is an update on the PMI website that says - the exam content outline is changing from July 1, 2020 and have given new topics (People, Process, Business Environment) for question allocation. Removed the earlier I, P, E, MnC, C...
by manishpn
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP success story
Replies: 2
Views: 1109

Re: PMP success story

Congratulations, well deserved and thanks for sharing the information
by manishpn
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Documents
Replies: 1
Views: 878

Re: Project Documents

Hi Sir, How do we identify if a document is a part of Project documents or Part of Project Management Plan. Scope Management Plan which is an outcome of one of the processes is considered as PMP and Requirements trace ability matrix which is also an outcome of a process is considered as Project doc...
by manishpn
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule Test dates.
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Schedule Test dates.

Hello, I have submitted my application and has been accepted and given time till Oct 2020 for payment and test schedule date. My question is with the current version of PMBOK 6th edition will i be able to appear for the test after July 2020. Please answer. and if yes the should wait for PMBOK 7th e...
by manishpn
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Schedule Management - Rolling Wave Planning
Replies: 1
Views: 1650

Re: Project Schedule Management - Rolling Wave Planning

Hi Team, "rolling wave planning may create the need for updates to the project management plan, specifically the schedule, scope, and/ or cost baselines. These changes require integrated change control, beginning with a change request." Can you please elaborate a little on this? When do w...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Estimate Activity Durations
Replies: 1
Views: 1726

Re: Estimate Activity Durations

Hello Sir, During Estimate Activity durations (Schedule Management) We have 'Basis of Estimates' as one of the outputs. Do we maintain a separate document for 'Basis of Estimates' or do we update them in 'Assumptions Log' itself? Request your clarification in this regard. - Sivapriya. Basis of esti...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control account are used in defining activities?
Replies: 4
Views: 2344

Re: Control account are used in defining activities?

"A control account is a management control point where scope, budget, and schedule are integrated and compared to the earned value for performance measurement. A control account has two or more work packages, though each work package is associated with a single control account" So in that...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request!
Replies: 12
Views: 5000

Re: Final report

Question: Jean is the manager for the web design team. She is working with the team to finalize the final report that was developed during the close project phase. Which of the following will not be part of this report? A: Summary level description of project performance B: Cost variance details C:...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request!
Replies: 12
Views: 5000

Re: Change Request!

Question: You received a call from the sponsor about a scope related change on your project. During your preliminary investigation, you realized that this change would cause delays in your project’s schedule. After several exhaustive discussions, the CCB decided to approve the change request. Now, ...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question related to PMI ethics
Replies: 2
Views: 2337

Re: Question related to PMI ethics

*Question 4* :- You have just been hired by a waste management company to start a solid waste management program in an under-developed country. The project will be on a build-operate-transfer basis and have a duration of 2 years. At close of the project, the program will be run by local authorities...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Leadership Styles
Replies: 1
Views: 1491

Re: Leadership Styles

Hi Expertss, I am confused with the Leadership styles of 'Charismatic' and 'Transformational'. Can someone please provide some points on these two. Also between 'Servant Leader' and 'Transformational'. I understand that Transformation Leader provides Rewards or punishments based on the way we do th...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Chapther3
Replies: 1
Views: 820

Re: Chapther3

sivapriya wrote:Hi Expert,

I see that the Chapter 3 in PMBOK 6 is 'The Role of Project Manager' but i see in Rita it is 'Project Management Processes' . Can some one please let me know if this chapter of Rita is to be prepared or not.


I have not seen latest RITA, but PMBOK chapter should not be skipped
by manishpn
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: EVM relationship at the end of project
Replies: 1
Views: 777

Re: EVM relationship at the end of project

Hi, Can someone please explain what happens to EAC, BAV, PV, EV at the end of project. Which one equals the other when the project is completed. Regards. Kindly watch Sakets webinar which are available on our youtube channel. Once you have doe that try to explain yourself and then we can discuss. I...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Clarification needed for organisation strategy
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Re: Clarification needed for organisation strategy

You belong to an oil corporation company where there is a strategic shift in making gasoline products to petroleum products. The company need to select one project out from four. The first project is related to upgrading the ERP system to increase productivity by 17%. The second is related to train...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Clarification regarding Portfolio Project and Program
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

Re: Clarification regarding Portfolio Project and Program

Hi Experts, I have just started going through the Izenbridge course videos and got a doubt in Chapter1. As per my understanding Project can exist under Portfolio directly instead of Program. So, For Program is it mandatory to exist under Portfolio? No it is not mandatory for a program to be under p...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Response question - Accept Vs Mitigate
Replies: 2
Views: 1345

Re: Risk Response question - Accept Vs Mitigate

Your company has bagged a number of government contracts dealing with setting up infrastructure.This includes setting up roads and bridges.This is a very big and prestigious project so your company would like to ensure everything is planned well in advance.You are the project manager of this projec...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Terminated project - document level of work completed
Replies: 2
Views: 1312

Re: Terminated project - document level of work completed

You are in charge of a project to build a bridge across a river.You are midway through the project.However due to changes in environmental laws the project can no longer proceed and would need to be terminated.Executive management has asked you to document the level of work completed for the projec...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Work performance Measurement
Replies: 2
Views: 1241

Re: Work performance Measurement

You have replaced an earlier project manager.The project is already in its third month of execution.You need to determine if the project is ahead or behind schedule.What would be the BEST source of this information ? A. Work performance data B. Work performance Measurement C. Project Management sof...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control account are used in defining activities?
Replies: 4
Views: 2344

Re: Control account are used in defining activities?

Which of the following statements are true regarding Control Account ? A. It is used as a Tool and Technique in Activity Definition process. B. Used to estimate cost at a level lower than the work package. C. Used to control costs of the project. D. Used in Integrated Change Control. A is the corre...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Portfolio, program and Project
Replies: 1
Views: 1839

Re: Portfolio, program and Project

Hi , Can a Program or Project be attached to multiple Portfolios? Usually not, Project is almost always part of a single program/Portfolio, A program in rare cases shared by more than one portfolios Can you please throw some more insight on one - one relation of these three bodies? refer to page 12...
by manishpn
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question about resource selection
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: Question about resource selection

While managing a project with resources working in two countries, a project manager receives two resumes for an open position in the other country. One candidate is the team leader's son who barely meets the requirement and another person who is well experienced. The preferred practice in the count...
by manishpn
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Non-event & event risks
Replies: 1
Views: 1126

Re: Non-event & event risks

This is relatively new concept moving away from tradition risk management approach and mindset. Traditional approach has always been to see risk mostly negatively and an uncertain event However the project should also be able to manage and to some extent plan for non event bases risks Non event base...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Schedule impact delay
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Re: Schedule impact delay

My answer is 4 , Risk register but correct answer is mentioned network diagram but gnatt chart also depicts the project schedule. Why I chose risk register because delayed material delivery is risk which needs to be recorded & its impact should be analyzed. As mentioned on page 417 of Pmbok 6, ...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change request
Replies: 4
Views: 1619

Re: Change request

Sir, below question is from izenbridge mock test 1.in given situation I consider to do the analysis before giving change request as my next move but the correct answer is C. Please explain A project manager (PM) is handing a high value and a high-risk project in a globally recognized MNC. There are...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 175 - 102nd Question
Replies: 1
Views: 1272

Re: Oliver 175 - 102nd Question

As a project manager you can assign any one of two team members to a highly coveted task. Both are equally capable, but one of them is a member of your in-group. To the other one, you have far more distance. How should you behave? o You disclose the situation to stakeholders and solicit a joint dec...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project charter
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Re: Project charter

Suppose the question comes " what is the purpose of project charter ?" Only 2 choices are given 1. Approved project charter authorizes the Initiation of the project . 2, Approved project charter authorizes the initiation of the project or a phase Which would be the correct answer? ? Ill g...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: 116th question
Replies: 3
Views: 1260

Re: 116th question

PMBOK says 'Quality audits can confirm the implementation of approved change requests including updates, corrective actions, defect repairs, and preventive actions.' to be able to verify above Auditors can ask for many level of information and not just quality documentation as I said its not a good ...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Phase to phase relationships
Replies: 4
Views: 2596

Re: Phase to phase relationships

There was a typo error in my 1st post that sequential , iterative , overlapping are mentioned in PMBOK 6 but defined. They are actually not defined in PMBOK6 I request you to clarify the following from your previous Iterative - Overlapping but cyclic in nature of work done. Iterate - perform repeat...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 175 - 37th question
Replies: 5
Views: 5868

Re: Oliver 175 - 37th question

This below link doesn't exist. pmi.books24x7.com/viewer.asp?bookid=10556&chunkid=113181901 Not sure about the link The Kim's book mentions about conducting the kick off meeting but I couldn't find the info where it is mentioned that all the invitees for the Kick off must attend. It is not manda...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 175 PMP questions- 132nd question
Replies: 1
Views: 1298

Re: Oliver 175 PMP questions- 132nd question

132 .You are currently finishing a project under contract to develop and build some machining equipment for a customer. Your organization took over the obligation to solve certain problems if they come up during a contractual warranty period of one year after start of production. What do you not ha...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 25th Question
Replies: 5
Views: 5285

Re: Oliver 75 - 25th Question

ok , But as mentioned the quality is Poor, if option A is not true this means we are encouraging managing project without a valid PMP, against the whole PMI principle :) if theres no PMP we dont need PMBOK
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 58th Question
Replies: 5
Views: 7144

Re: Oliver 75 - 58th Question

Why B is not the correct answer ? In the answer sheet, reference to page 48 of PMBOK 6 is given but it doesn't explain how to tackle the situation described in the question. PM has to answer what to do next Information received is 'This morning you received a message that the resource pool members ...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Commuication model
Replies: 5
Views: 2400

Re: Commuication model

This is question is from Mohit Arora's book of 1000 pmp questions. What you have mentioned for option B in your previous post , the same is mentioned as option A . Ok then I suggest if it is possible to contact the author and ask the query, As long as understanding of the model is correct that is a...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 175 - 7th Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3891

Re: Oliver 175 - 7th Question

Although individual traits & attitudes of co-workers is not mentioned in PMBOK 6's page 38 but it has link towards employee competencies, capabilities which will impact their productivity & organization's performance as a whole. Hence, it will come under EEF. From all the options, it implie...
by manishpn
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Commuication model
Replies: 5
Views: 2400

Re: Commuication model

What would be the proper communication procedure between the Managing Director (MD) who is in France & technical officer in China? A. The MD will encode the message from french to Chinese language , the technical officer will decode from Chinese language to french. B. The MD will decode the mes...

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