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by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule variance
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Schedule variance

yes i would agree with option #C
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Critical path methods
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Critical path methods

does not matter which method you use.
i prefer 0
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contingency
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: Contingency

by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WBS
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: WBS

The _____________ aids in creating a more detailed definition of the scope of the project and can be used to validate the work of the project. a) Scope baseline b) Work breakdown structure c) Project charter d) Alternatives identification Manish sir, I wrote the answer as Scope baseline, thinking t...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Review meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: Review meeting

done
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Work Performannce
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: Work Performannce

Q. You the project manager of a team in where the team is collecting datas and transform them into work performance information for the key stakeholder in biweekly basis. Which of the following does n't provide a sufficient platform to share this information with the stakeholders? A. Project File U...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk ( from Simplilearn)
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Risk ( from Simplilearn)

refer to fig 11-10
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Whom to contact for resource
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: Whom to contact for resource

this looks like balanced matrix example,
project sponsor there is no need for senior manager
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Weak Matrix
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Re: Weak Matrix

expeditor has no power to make decision while cordinator has some power
both are roles in weak matrix
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope statement
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: Scope statement

not a good quality of question which tests memorization of PMBOK
assumptions and constraints are also part of WBS dictionary
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing procedure
Replies: 2
Views: 17

Re: Closing procedure

Manish sir, Can you give me the step by step procedure for closing the procedure. I see questions on what comes first. I have mentioned this quiet a few times on clarification sessions and also on forum that there is no prescribed sequence in close project phase. we will have to use common sense ba...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change control
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Change control

You are a project manager for an IT company. Your project is in the final phases of execution. The project status is well within the budget and you are almost a week ahead of your schedule. During the final testing phase of the project, you realize that the performance of the product can be increas...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule variance
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Schedule variance

After measuring your project performance you note that your schedule variance is $75,000. What would your BEST course of action be? A: You don’t need to fast track the schedule as a positive schedule variance means you are ahead of time. B: You don’t need to crash the schedule as a positive schedul...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change Control
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Change Control

Your client has requested a change to the project and as a result you are preparing a change request according to the approved change control process that your project management methodology prescribes. A project administrator on your project asks to assist in the preparation and assessment of the ...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Critical chain and Path
Replies: 2
Views: 20

Re: Critical chain and Path

yes thats right.

what is your choice for this question
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Management Plan and Schedule Management Plan
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Project Management Plan and Schedule Management Plan

Manish sir, I have seen questions where they ask which management plan gives us details for example regarding the scheduling of activities and defining the roles and responsibilities who is responsible for those activities. Choices 1) Project management plan 2) schedule management plan My question ...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed the PMP exam
Replies: 12
Views: 136

Re: Passed the PMP exam

Hi All, Glad to share that I have achieved my PMP credential yesterday. IZenbrigde scores ranged from 78% -88% across the 5 mock tests. Closing was below target, Executing & M&C were Target and Initiating & Planning were Above Target. Thanks a ton to Saket for the YouTube videos. @Manis...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed the PMP exam
Replies: 12
Views: 136

Re: Passed the PMP exam

Hi Kushal. i was confident what I did mention in last clarification session that I would not see you any more on those sessions... Congratulations, well deserved.!! Yes sir thanks for your vote of confidence. I think we can connect over the phone so that i can let you know few other things with res...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed the PMP exam
Replies: 12
Views: 136

Re: Passed the PMP exam

Hi Kushal.

i was confident what I did mention in last clarification session that I would not see you any more on those sessions...

Congratulations, well deserved.!!
by manishpn
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO #40
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: SCORDO #40

replied to that as well
by manishpn
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q-
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: Scordo Q-

May be because of the first sentence... you are managing 'software development' project. So setting up secure communication link is not something that your project staff will do, nor that it is something which is your organization's core business area. So may be, you will outsource this scope of wo...
by manishpn
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation?
Replies: 5
Views: 96

Re: Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation?

i am bit confused in the project boundary. Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation is done? or developing project charter is within project's boundary. please help Do not look at project boundary only from the perspective of Project charter. Project boundary diagram 3-4 explains I...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: Closing

yes thats correct,
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: Closing

so whats the answer as per you
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Qucampus mock 4 question 17
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Qucampus mock 4 question 17

You are managing one federal government project and you are in process of collecting requirements. While facilitating requirement gathering workshop you are finding difficulty in developing any consensus on requirements. Some of the people are talking about areas which have no relation with the pro...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Develop team
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Develop team

which one if this from? and also the previous one where option was to call for another meetings due to disagreement.
in develop team, you cannot ignore isolation of a team member I would choose team building measures
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Time maangement
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Time maangement

yes
why would you want to calculate free float for a finished activity :)
for e.g.Total float is the amount of time an activity can be delayed without delaying the project completion date - but the activity is completes already so whats the point?
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: Closing

What is not the main purpose of a final project report? o Preparing acceptance of the final product, service or result. o Making stakeholders aware that the project has been closed out. o Acknowledging what has been done and achieved by all contributors. o If a project has been cancelled before com...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Charter
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Project Charter

Not sure about where is confusion
thread has good discussion

Work nearing completion of being completed does not mean changes to scope will not be requested by stakeholders
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Develop team
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Develop team

not sure what mock are you referring to

many of your questions are of poor quality

PM does several things to develop team during execution, conflicts cannot be left upto team members
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Conflict resolution

During a post-mortem meeting, discussion arises about who has to take responsibility for some major failures. It has become obvious that the attendees of the meeting will not come to a jointly accepted conclusion. What is not an appropriate strategy for such a situation? o Separate the people from ...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality and warrnaty
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Quality and warrnaty

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 have to...
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Phase
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Phase

Some colleagues told you that they are planning, executing, monitoring and controlling a project by use of milestones only with durations between 1 and 4 weeks. What do you think? Can you basically run the project using only milestones? o The approach is erroneous. A milestone is a significant poin...
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality maangement
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: Quality maangement

because all other can be potentially part of quality management, triple constraint is part of Project management goal
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: closing
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: closing

Your project, run for a customer, is coming to an end. The customer has been contractually granted a three years warranty period for the product of the project. What should you do first? if the question is asking what you do first the options makes no sense to me. Not all options mentioned are not ...
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Risk

done
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 175 - 22nd Question
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Re: Oliver 175 - 22nd Question

answer is C
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Time and Material
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: Time and Material

T and M can never have fixed cost >...

It has to be direct and variable (in the sense that cost will be billed at actuals based on effort spent)
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control chart
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Control chart

Am not an expert on Sigma :(
maybe someone else can contribute
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Risk

One of the risks identified in the project’s risk register has a probability of 85%. As the project manager what would you do first upon making this discovery? Make the risk a #1 priority in the risk register Move the ’risk’ to the issue log Risk data validation Raise a red jeopardy on a stoplight ...
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Predicting future performance
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: Predicting future performance

Predicting future performance based on historical events is called ___________. Historical analysis Trend analysis Parametric analysis Pareto analysis My answer was # 1 : Historical analysis, but given the answer in Scordo was Trend analysis, why Trend analysis. ? Please clarify the diff, between t...
by manishpn
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Conflict resolution

Not convinced with answer :)
by manishpn
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project charter
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Project charter

Project charter is usually done only once.
I dont agree with the statement that a new PC is needed for every phase
by manishpn
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: Closing

replied
by manishpn
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change control
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Change control

Every change in the contract scope has to be formally recorded irrespective of it is due to law, or not and if its urgent or not.
Hence its essential to open up a change control mechanism
by manishpn
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question for Discussion-Closure
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: Question for Discussion-Closure

would go with option D since it involves contract and you have received news from client to wind up project,
option D is the only one that mentions termination clause in the contract
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: HR Management
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: HR Management

You are a project manager in a strong matrix organization. A team member on the project is consistently delivering her work packages late and below the required quality standards. The issue has been discussed with her several times already but no improvement has been visible. As the project manager...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project management Process Group
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: Project management Process Group

The key purpose of this process group is to align stakeholder's expectation within the project scope and to give them visibility about the scope and project objectives. Which process group is referred here: 1. Initiating 2.Planning 3.Executing 4. Monitor and controlling 5. Closing. In my opinion I ...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: assumptions VS define scope
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: assumptions VS define scope

assumptions document is not a static is gets updated as you progress in the project.
Assumptions in scope statement are part of baseline whereas during collect requirements assumptions are also recoreded
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Charter
Replies: 2
Views: 46

Re: Project Charter

You have just been assigned as the project manager for a research project that your company has been awarded. As part of the execution of this project for your customer you will be performing statistical research in all of the major cities in your country. Your project sponsor, who is also the CEO ...

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