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by manishpn
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: tracebilty matrix QA
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: tracebilty matrix QA

nirajsys@gmail.com wrote:Manish,

Why is option D not considered as a correct answer. RTM also traces requirement s to objectives.

Pls clarify.


The questions asks us to identify option which highlights where RTM cannot be used :) please read it carefully its easy to make mistakes
by manishpn
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: tracebilty matrix QA
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: tracebilty matrix QA

rahul.kanugo wrote:Hi Thanks for reply but in Pmbok page no 119 Quote is mentioned where priority is also mentioned . Please comment


it captures Priority which is already decided when baselining the scope , but RTM does not itself help in prioritizing the requirements
by manishpn
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Q&A clarification
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: PMP Q&A clarification

Pawanrec wrote:how we will differentiate Cost Plus Award Fee Contracts (CPAF) and Cost Plus Fixed Fee Contract (CPFF).
award fee and fixed fee gives same meaning what is the difference


Kindly post this in a new thread as it is not related to previous topic.
by manishpn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Human Resource MGMT Query on Formal vs On Job Training
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: Human Resource MGMT Query on Formal vs On Job Training

we discussed this on 19 aug clarification session
by manishpn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Clarification on Leadership & Management styles
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Clarification on Leadership & Management styles

Hi Kavita , we discussed this during clarification session on 19 aug
by manishpn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Time Management
Replies: 7
Views: 106

Re: Project Time Management

I am not sure if I understand your question correctly and how far you are with your PMP study. But I am guessing that you want to know how come Schedule Management Plan is an Input (or feeds in) to Project Management Plan. Project planning is an iterative process. Schedule management plan is one of...
by manishpn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scope Management Mockups
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Scope Management Mockups

I would like to know reasoning of Komal for selecting option #C
by manishpn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: tracebilty matrix QA
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: tracebilty matrix QA

yes its completely justified, rtm primary objective is not help deciding priority but to trace back requirement from its origination to completion
by manishpn
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: I passed PMI ACP on 17th Aug
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: I passed PMI ACP on 17th Aug

Congratulations!!! great to know and thanks for sharing your journey and experience
by manishpn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Time Management
Replies: 7
Views: 106

Re: Project Time Management

am not sure if I understand this question
by manishpn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMI Registration
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: PMI Registration

Hi, I enrolled for PMP online course 3 days ago. I plan to take the PMP exam in about 3-4 months from now. I wish to know when I should register with PMI as a member. Thanks, Thiru Hi Thiru, its your choice when to register , usually it makes sense to register 2-3 months before your planned test s
by manishpn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scope Management Mockups
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Scope Management Mockups

What would be termed as conditions or capabilities that are to be met by project or present in the product or service, or result to satisfy an agreement or other formally imposed specification ? Acceptance criteria Contractual need Business case Requirements Please explain, my answer is Acceptance ...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Q&A clarification
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: PMP Q&A clarification

Q: The deliverable as well as the schedule baselines of your project have been changed three times. Which of the following is MOST LIKELY the cause of the changes? 1. The lack of clear instructions from project sponsor 2. Incomplete project management plans 3. The lack of a signed-off project chart...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scope Management Mockups
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Scope Management Mockups

Can you provide the reasoning of why you choose option #c?
by manishpn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Requirement documentation VS traceabilty matrix
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Requirement documentation VS traceabilty matrix

Hi Experts I want to know what is the niche difference between Requirement documentation & tractability matrix. though both are used for collecting requirements from stakeholders . But what is the difference between two. Point wise reply will will be well appreciable. Thanks Requirement documen...
by manishpn
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Requirement documentation VS traceabilty matrix
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Requirement documentation VS traceabilty matrix

Hi I missed this will respond to it today
by manishpn
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Assumptions and Constraints
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Assumptions and Constraints

In PMBOK page -124 described about Project Charter and Project Scope Statement, Assumption and Constraint is not the part of Project Charter but in PMBOK page no: 72 described project charter documents assumptions and constrain. there could be a question whether those are part of Project Charter in...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Project Staatus

To pass PMP is difficult as the answers are debatable! I do n't know how the match with PMI-isms. Thanks. Dont really understand how this question is related to PMIsm. I guess you are thinking too much, based on your participation on forum, I believe you are understanding most of the topics/discuss...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: integration management Q&A
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: integration management Q&A

Justification is understandable but question has asked for least likely option. Phase end review rarely cancelled the project. Try to mitigate or change anything in terms of budget , scope or schedule etc. As I mentioned above Phase end review is also called kill point and that means a point to can...
by manishpn
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: contingency reserve
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: contingency reserve

An activity will be delay because an identified risk has occurred. PM find contingency reserve is available. Does PM need to go through change control board or he can approved this change ? Yes if PM is utilizing the contingency reserve than a CR should be raised to formally record how much budget ...
by manishpn
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: integration management Q&A
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: integration management Q&A

lets understand close phase - It is a checkpoint used to validate the completion of the phase, hand over deliverable to operations at the same time is also called as kill point, as the name suggest it is a check on projects business case relevance and if there is a need to kill the project or move o...
by manishpn
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Define scope
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: Define scope

Hi Pranoy,

I discussed with Saket, and it could be an error , apologies for same and we will fix it in new video for PMBOK6.
by manishpn
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Project Staatus

nazrulq wrote:Please provide book reference!


You will not find everything in PMBOK.

if you want PMBOK reference you should look at the outputs of close project process to get clue,
by manishpn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Math / Change Management/ Monitor and Control Webinars
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: PMP Math / Change Management/ Monitor and Control Webinars

Now a days maximum 8 to 10 question about PMP math. Those are EVM , Schedule, and ETC or EAC pretty straight forward. THose does n't play role passing the exam. Brief knowledge of change management and monitor and control is giving guarantee to pass. If webinar on change management Saket has done o...
by manishpn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Project Staatus

I could not get clarification, can you please put shadow again "How to justify project is completed" ? this is what i have posted before first of all remember that when question is focused on earned value management topic , one should remember that SPI of means that project has earned all...
by manishpn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Practice Question
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Practice Question

A project manager needs to develop a web site that allows users to submit expenses. There are two vendors competing for the project. Vendor A proposes an upfront fee of $20,000 and a maintenance fee of $4,000 per month. Vendor B proposes an upfront fee of $10,000 and a maintenance fee of $5,000 per...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Project Staatus

kindly see my response in above in this thread
by manishpn
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Project Staatus

komal wrote:Don't we get an idea from Question statement During the completion of project that project is completed. Please clarify



During the completion of the project does not mean that project is formally completed
by manishpn
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: PMP Practice Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: PMP Practice Questions

To maximize success for your project, you understand that identification of all stakeholders and classifying them in appropriate categories is critical. Along with sponsor you are in process of identifying stakeholders in initial stage of project. Your sponsor tells you that since the project will ...
by manishpn
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Q- Simplilearn
Replies: 4
Views: 971

Re: Q- Simplilearn

Correct answer is Control Scope. Since its the project team which is interacting with the customer on daily basis and the final testing is also going on, the probability of Gold Plating and Scope Creep is quite high. Hence as a Project Manager, I am responsible to keep a check on both these aspects...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Project Staatus

Just want to know where I can get evidence the project is completed! good question, first of all remember that when question is focused on earned value management topic , one should remember that SPI of means that project has earned all its value, i.e. the scope is completed and we should assume th...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Planning
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Planning

HI Nazrul this is very wide and generic topic to be explained and written down here.
lets discuss this in clarification session
by manishpn
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP like Achieved a Milestone
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: Passed PMP like Achieved a Milestone

Hi Kapil,

congratulations and enjoy your moment of success.

Thanks for sharing your experience and choosing Izenbridge.

Br,
Manish
by manishpn
Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Avoiding Vs Mitigating Risk
Replies: 7
Views: 516

Re: Avoiding Vs Mitigating Risk

as long as concept is understood we should be fine
by manishpn
Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Question - Close Project / Phase?
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Re: Question - Close Project / Phase?

I agree from option provided A is the answer
by manishpn
Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Analogous Estimate
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Analogous Estimate

This is to let you know and confirm the right choice. That topic has been discussed earlier.Just to clarify from Manish or Saket! :D Here is the question: Question :Which one of the following would be best described as Analogous Estimates : a. Pert Estimate. b. Three Point Estimate with Simple Aver...
by manishpn
Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Level of Effort
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: Level of Effort

this video of saket can help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBlCmVw6OZ4

for types of effort start from time 34:00
also there is a blog on izenbridge on effort types

https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/introdu ... d-efforts/
by manishpn
Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost Management Practice
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Cost Management Practice

Agree with Kapil.

ETC on a given date is the money (cost) that is needed to complete the project from this date
EAC is the total cost (from the start of project) that the project will incur till completion
by manishpn
Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process Group wise
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Process Group wise

Hi All, I am planning to take my PMP exam mid of next month, as per the learning plan from Izenbridge, I am at now "Master" stage, watching videos and parallelly reading PMBOK and Rita too. Due to my work, personal schedule and the key is my PMP exam overdue is going to end of October, I ...
by manishpn
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Discounted Cash Flow
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Discounted Cash Flow

by manishpn
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Flow Chart
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Flow Chart

kindly look at sakets video on quampus, chapter 5 lesson #4, this shud help you create a flow.

let us know
by manishpn
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Management
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Conflict Management

Main causes in conflict according to the order 1. Schedule 2. Priorities 3.Manpower 4.Technical 5.Procedure 6. Personalities 7.Cost. According to Rita Mulchay cost is before personalities but other source said least conflict cause is Cost. Do not worry much PMP does not ask u to memorize. Most reco...
by manishpn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP Today !!
Replies: 4
Views: 392

Re: Passed PMP Today !!

congratulations, kindly share your experience and journey for benefit of others
by manishpn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Special cause/ Assignable Cause (Quality)
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: Special cause/ Assignable Cause (Quality)

When Data point or points are out side any control limit even on specification limit range. That is called a Special cause. Special/assignable cause is when the process is out of control and an action has to be taken to bring it back in control process can be out of control in case there is a data ...
by manishpn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality/Risk
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Quality/Risk

PMBOK does not prescribe any specific sequence, moreover quality planning is done in planning phase where we identify quality standard and requirements and this need is included in WBS, also the question mentions that we are in project execution phase and hence I will also pick option #1. Do you hav...
by manishpn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: questions from project scope manangement
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: questions from project scope manangement

aparna2017 wrote:thanks manish

could you please share video link for requirement collection techniques

It should be included in learning material videos from izenbridge available on quampus, don recall exact name

by manishpn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Queries from project Frame work
Replies: 6
Views: 162

Re: Queries from project Frame work

Hi Saket I raised this question as i could not get c;lear picture while answering to the assessment questiions A drug manufacturing organization has several R &D projects running across the organization. Many of these projects are run from multiple locations while some of them are run in tight ...
by manishpn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Queries from project Frame work
Replies: 6
Views: 162

Re: Queries from project Frame work

1. what is difference between Project coordinator and expeditor?why we have two roles? In weak matrix organization there can be 2 roles ( PMBOK collects data from what is observes from industry so we should not really worry why we have 2 roles rather understand them) Simple way to remember - There ...
by manishpn
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: questions from project scope manangement
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: questions from project scope manangement

Please help in suggesting key word to distinguish Validation and verification this video may help https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dliqro66Ew Which of the following describes the evaluation of whether or not a product, service, or system complies with a regulation, requirement, specification, or im...
by manishpn
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Time Management Practice
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Time Management Practice

hi komal draw your plan and upload the picture here this way it is easy to learn

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