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by manishpn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Work Package vs. Deliverable
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Re: Work Package vs. Deliverable

What is the difference between a work package and a deliverable or is it the same? The planned work is contained within the lowest level of WBS components, which are called work packages. Usually deliverable are useful feature which can be consumed by the receiver, WP can be same as Deliverable or ...
by manishpn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process "Cadence"
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Re: Process "Cadence"

Each process has a cadence according to PMBOK Guide. Where dd you find the statement in PMBOK which states each process has a cadence For example, Collect Requirements occurs once or at pre-defined points. This is not true, every process in PMBOK is iterative in Nature, no process is guaranteed to ...
by manishpn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Configuration managment under requirement management plan
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Configuration managment under requirement management plan

While reading page 137 of pmbok 6's chapter about scope management , I found that one of the contents of requirement management plan is configuration management activities such as how changes will be initiated,how impacts will be analyzed, how they will be traced, tracked and reported as well as au...
by manishpn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change request
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Change request

abhivyaghra wrote:Does it required to do analysis before initiate for any change request


Depends on the situation cant give a blanket response , usually an issue is converted to a CR, if there is a change needed to solve the issue.
by manishpn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Calculation qts
Replies: 10
Views: 2517

Re: Calculation qts

seebabhatia wrote:When do we use -10% to +25%?



I dont think that range is mentioned in PMBOK
by manishpn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stake Holder Management query
Replies: 1
Views: 1212

Re: Stake Holder Management query

This is a question in izenbridge assement . Qn: The stakeholder engagement plan is a component of the project management plan and identifies the management strategies required to effectively engage stakeholders, which of the following information is expected to be available in Stakeholder Engagemen...
by manishpn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Practice question- Change management
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Practice question- Change management

The justification for the answer given by the author is mentioned as Configuration management system are a way manage to changes & baselines. I chose the answer as Change Control System. I didn't chose PMIS because change control system is 1 of its components. Change control system is the more ...
by manishpn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project closure process.
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: Project closure process.

Yes, if you do that after archive the ream performance appraisal will not be part of the archive files
by manishpn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PM process groups
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: PM process groups

akc wrote:I had referred PMBOK to understand the process flow . However, I was startled by this practice question. Your response implies that this practice question is of poor quality ?
Yes correct
Please clarify
by manishpn
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Practice question- Change management
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Practice question- Change management

Kindly provide the justification provided in the Mock answer
in my view PIMS incorporates all other systems mentioned in options, so question is not of good quality
by manishpn
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PM process groups
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: PM process groups

Hi, you need to think about the iterative nature of the project, there is no restriction on which process feeds into what other process,

When you look at the flowchart in PMBOK for various processes you will understand the logical flow
by manishpn
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project closure process.
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: Project closure process.

At the time of project closure team performance review, reward & release is carried out at the which stage? Is it before archival of all the project documents & after ? team performance review are not done during project closure only, during project or phase closure the performance assessme...
by manishpn
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change requests priorty & responsibility
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Change requests priorty & responsibility

Thanks Seema. What I understood from that article is that CR can be analyzed by project team , SME or other concerned personnel based on what that change pertains to. This needs to be mentioned in change management plan & accordingly it will be analyzed by the concerned personnel. Subsequently ...
by manishpn
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project charter related query
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Project charter related query

I have come across certain question in other mock exams stating roughly like this "a new PM replaces another PM in a project and the project is half way through and there is no project charter prepared for the project but there is a detailed project management plan. what should the PM do. And ...
by manishpn
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Resource Management q33
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: Project Resource Management q33

You have taken over the project from another project manager one week back. There is one team member who is working on your project and doesn’t have all the required skills to perform his work. As you have not selected him for the project, who is responsible for the training of the resource? Projec...
by manishpn
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMP Sample questions
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: PMP Sample questions

kindly contact support@izenbridge.com
by manishpn
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: conflict resolution clarity
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Re: conflict resolution clarity

A project manager is meeting QA and development leads to take up one conflicting issue. Where development lead is saying all the pieces of work should be having detailed test case plan, QA lead is saying it’s not feasible to have this. P roject manager listens to their viewpoints and suggests that ...
by manishpn
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Using Contingency reserve
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Re: Using Contingency reserve

I have a doubt about the action "Using Contingency reserve" Does it fall under "Monitor risk process" or under "Direct and manage project work" ? Monitor risk response only evaluates the effectiveness of risk responses , risk processes , tracking identified risk etc, h...
by manishpn
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Validate scope vs close phase
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Re: Validate scope vs close phase

Hi Prabhu,

There are no tricks for it, if you understand both the process well you will be able to identify the situation in question.

if you have specific question in mind, kindly post on forum and we can discuss
by manishpn
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMP!!!! It was difficult but rewarding journey.
Replies: 4
Views: 502

Re: Cleared PMP!!!! It was difficult but rewarding journey.

I understand that, but someone not allowed to write on paper for first 15 min is new to me
by manishpn
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMP!!!! It was difficult but rewarding journey.
Replies: 4
Views: 502

Re: Cleared PMP!!!! It was difficult but rewarding journey.

congratulations, well deserved and thanks for sharing your experience.

No brain Dump is new to me, need to check if this is now across the world or only in india
by manishpn
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quampus Q - HR Mgmt
Replies: 4
Views: 1599

Re: Quampus Q - HR Mgmt

et_ab wrote:But as per questions there are different regions so will the communication not be different in each region so it will be barrier .


why do you think different region will be different in different location
by manishpn
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource Mgmt
Replies: 5
Views: 1414

Re: Resource Mgmt

You have taken over the project from another project manager one week back. There is one team member who is working on your project and doesn’t have all the required skills to perform his work. As you have not selected him for the project, who is responsible for the training of the resource? Projec...
by manishpn
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource responsibility - Resource mgmt
Replies: 3
Views: 469

Re: Resource responsibility - Resource mgmt

Hi Manish, Thanks for reply I confused with your reply and section 9.3.2.2 in PMBOK , you mentioned that PM is responsible for resource however in given section function manger is having authority to allocate resource. Please clarify. Allocation of resource (Fuding ) is responsibility of Sponsor, h...
by manishpn
Sat May 25, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource responsibility - Resource mgmt
Replies: 3
Views: 469

Re: Resource responsibility - Resource mgmt

if Enough resource not available in project to complete task then who is responsible . 1.Sponor 2.Functional manager 3. project manager Project manager is responsible for the project deliveries, if there are not enough project resources PM has to follow the escalation mechanism and then Sponsor is ...
by manishpn
Tue May 21, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: Decomposition and WBS
Replies: 1
Views: 899

Re: Decomposition and WBS

kindly post the question in right secion 'PMP Exclusive'
by manishpn
Tue May 21, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: Project documents updates
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: Project documents updates

Hi Pramod, you have posted the question in wrong section. Kindly use PMP exclusive section Your question is very generic and not possible to explain it by writing in the thread I suggest 1. Go through Sakets Videos and compliment it with PMBOK 2. Attend our next PMP clarification session and we can ...
by manishpn
Mon May 20, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: First and Best Thing to do
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: First and Best Thing to do

cannot really generalize the best first thing to do without looking the question, its dangerous to do so as the situations mentioned in the exams are very diverse.
by manishpn
Sun May 19, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Agile Practice Guide for PMP Exam
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Re: Agile Practice Guide for PMP Exam

Do we really need to study hard or just high level agile practice guide if we are only attempting PMP exam. Sometimes people even pass with good marks without having studied it. as of now there are no direct questions asked in PMP exam from practice guide Can some clarify this please! Thank You. Re...
by manishpn
Fri May 10, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Other PMP Practice Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: Other PMP Practice Questions

Rita fast track is good, however you can also refer to our lessons learnt and success stories section, many studetnts who have passed the exam have mentioned what they found useful
by manishpn
Mon May 06, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Indentify Stakeholders Process - Change Request
Replies: 2
Views: 394

Re: Indentify Stakeholders Process - Change Request

Change request is one of the outputs for Identify Stakeholder process. Can you please explain (if possible with example) how can change request be generated in process of identifying stakeholders? I give you a hint from PMBOK 'Identify Stakeholders is the process of identifying project stakeholders...
by manishpn
Wed May 01, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quiz for each Process Section
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: Quiz for each Process Section

Kindly write to support@izenbridge.com
by manishpn
Wed May 01, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Balanced Matrix and PMO
Replies: 1
Views: 303

Re: Balanced Matrix and PMO

As said in your course and in Rita, in exam we should assume that organization is matrix type unless otherwise specified. So what is the status of PMO in Matrix organization. Does it exist there too? For projectized organization PMO is normally always there (not mandatory) For other organization ty...
by manishpn
Wed May 01, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Charter Query
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: Project Charter Query

I have come across certain question in other mock exams stating roughly like this "a new PM replaces another PM in a project and the project is half way through and there is no project charter prepared for the project but there is a detailed project management plan. what should the PM do. And ...
by manishpn
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: PMP Queries
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: PMP Queries

I am having few concerns as below, Please address. 1. I thought that you provide 2 full mock test along with this PMP course. But now I am not able to trace that mock tests. Please clarify whether you provide it or not? yes we do provide , please check your quampus module again 2. My course access ...
by manishpn
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Are these percentages good enough?
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: Are these percentages good enough?

I am not so much interested about KA tests

However around 80% or more for full length mock is ok
by manishpn
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Goal achieved - PMP credentials acquired
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Re: Goal achieved - PMP credentials acquired

Congratulations !!!, enjoy your success

Thanks for choosing Izenbridge and keep in touch
by manishpn
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Are these percentages good enough?
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Re: Are these percentages good enough?

if you are talking about chapter end tests then its not sufficient, you can join clarification session this saturday and we can discuss
by manishpn
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Approved Change Request input in Control Procurement
Replies: 2
Views: 497

Re: Approved Change Request input in Control Procurement

PMBOK has simple explanation 'Described in Section 4.6.3.1. Approved change requests can include modifications to the terms and conditions of the contract, including the procurement statement of work (SOW), pricing, and descriptions of the products, services, or results to be provided. All procureme...
by manishpn
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Oliver Lehman Test Question No. 152
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Re: Oliver Lehman Test Question No. 152

Hi, Your project team is on its way to finish work on the project, while you have the impression that a staff member is already negotiating the next assignment in another project. You are afraid that the person may come under pressure to start working on the other job before she has finished her wo...
by manishpn
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Earned PMP Exam last week
Replies: 5
Views: 950

Re: Earned PMP Exam last week

congratulations and thanks for sharing your experience
by manishpn
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Identify stakeholders process
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Re: Identify stakeholders process

Hi PMBOK says the process "Identify stakeholders"  is repeated as necessary, but SHOULD  BE performed at the start of each phase of the project. Could you please clarify this point. I highly appreciate  your  view. A. BELHARMI Project needs to constantly update stakeholder list, identify ...
by manishpn
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: ITTOs
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: ITTOs

No they should be not, we have many threads on this forum about it and also a blog on izenbridge blog about how to deal with ITTO for PMP exam
by manishpn
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost Estimates as per phases
Replies: 1
Views: 1385

Re: Cost Estimates as per phases

are you referring to entire project or Activity level estimations?
by manishpn
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Perform Integrated change control : CR and P.M.Plan Update
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Re: Perform Integrated change control : CR and P.M.Plan Update

As per PMBOK, Output of Perform Integrated change control is "Approved CR" and "P.M.Plan update". My confusion is why P.M.Plan update is mentioned as separate output? My thinking is as per below process. CR>Perform Integrated change control>Approved CR>P.M.Plan update . SO I bel...
by manishpn
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: CONTROL RESOURCE
Replies: 1
Views: 773

Re: CONTROL RESOURCE

PMBOK Is not a rule book, it the actual experience is worth mentioning in Lessons learnt register PM can also do that
by manishpn
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Mangement Question Solve pattern
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

Re: Procurement Mangement Question Solve pattern

Yes the question can be approached that way as well
by manishpn
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Mangement Question Solve pattern
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

Re: Procurement Mangement Question Solve pattern

Dear Seema, Manish or Saket Sir, I just wanted to know is my undertanding of solving question is proper or need to be improved, example is as below, Question is from Rita Book, Procurement Management assessment question No. 27) 27) Your project has just been fast tracked, and you are looking to qui...
by manishpn
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Please help with these questions
Replies: 4
Views: 2022

Re: Please help with these questions

Your project sponsor has asked for an EAC and has told you that he wants you to use ETC work considering CPI and SPI factors. You know that this formula assumes which of the following? A. There is a positive cost performance to date. B. There is a negative cost performance to date, and the project ...

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