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by manishpn
Wed May 24, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 46th Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1018

Re: Oliver 75 - 46th Question

You should not be too much worried about 3 point estimates , the important thing is critical chain method in the option, its used when resources are scarce, critical path method is not effective when resources are scarce 3 point estimates is anyways good and there is already mention in question that...
by manishpn
Thu May 18, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP Test
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: Passed PMP Test

Congratulations and do share your journey and experience in exam that will help other students
by manishpn
Wed May 17, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Confidence Level
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Confidence Level

Hi, Critical path of the project has 3 activities in sequence . Activity A has optimistic estimate as 8,pessimistic as 16 and most likely as 12.Activity B has optimistic estimate as5,Pessimistic estimates as15 and most likely estimate as 0.Activity C has optimistic estimate as 10,pessismistic estim...
by manishpn
Sun May 14, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: how to access scordo pmp exa prep questions
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: how to access scordo pmp exa prep questions

Hi Rajat,

Kindly write email to Support@izenbridge.com
by manishpn
Fri May 12, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Can someone help on this
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Can someone help on this

yes you are correct
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Rita - Quality Question
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Rita - Quality Question

A project has faced major difficulties in the quality of its deliverables. Management now states that quality is the most important project constraint. If another problem with quality were to occur, what would be the BEST thing for the project manager to do? A. Fixed the problem as soon as possible...
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Perform Integrated Change Control
Replies: 7
Views: 575

Re: Perform Integrated Change Control

I would say that application area will have least impact on way changes are controlled from the options provided,
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who provide Resource for a Project
Replies: 5
Views: 414

Re: Who provide Resource for a Project

Hi, I came through below question in a quiz- Who provides Resources for a Project A. Project Manager B. Sponsor C. Stakeholder D. Project Team I my opinion, it should be Project Manager who has authority to provide the resources for a project PM is responsible to ramp up team and other resources fo...
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: 100 % rule
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: 100 % rule

ok but 100% rule is very important to understand :)
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: decision tree analysis
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: decision tree analysis

I would go with option A, As decision tree analysis is primarily used to understand the impact of scenarios that are known
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: your cousion is one of three short listed candidates
Replies: 5
Views: 315

Re: your cousion is one of three short listed candidates

good point but I still think its too early to inform your boss
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope question from rita fast trak v8
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Scope question from rita fast trak v8

I dont think option #4 is right
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: EVM Question
Replies: 5
Views: 631

Re: EVM Question

narayanankuttytp wrote:Hi

I need help for that question, How we got the AC,EV,
PV

That information is already provided in the question,

What help you need in specific?
by manishpn
Wed May 10, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Can someone help on this
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Can someone help on this

nazrulq wrote:10% time increased = 11 months =EV
10% cost increased = 250 000 * 1.1 =275 000 =AC
SPI =10/11=.91
CPI =250/275=.91



please read question carefully
Calculate CPI and SPI at the time of project completion.

Now think and answer
by manishpn
Tue May 09, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMBOK DIAGRAM 5-10 AND 5-14 KINDLY EXPLAIN
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: PMBOK DIAGRAM 5-10 AND 5-14 KINDLY EXPLAIN

Great.
PMBOK sometimes has explicit inputs and sometimes the required inputs are part of PMP.

So if you look carefully you will be able to get your answers within the book.
by manishpn
Fri May 05, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rules for performance measurement
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Rules for performance measurement

"One of the rule for Performance measurement There are multiple ways a project can measure the completion of work/earned value. Which rules the project will use has to be specified in the project management plan. for e.g. when do you consider an activity has earned value, it could be x% of ear...
by manishpn
Fri May 05, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Can someone help on this
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Can someone help on this

please try to attempt this question with your own understanding and we can discuss .
for all match and other calculations you should attempt (thats the best way to learn) rather than getting answers/
by manishpn
Fri May 05, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Business case in Phase 2 of Project
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Business case in Phase 2 of Project

when Project has to start with next phase it has to consider if the original business case is still valid or not. This is critical (especially for big projects) where business case validity is key before moving on an executing remaining phases within the project. looks at some of the previous thread...
by manishpn
Wed May 03, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: cost of quality questions
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: cost of quality questions

Hi....going by the defect logic 'C' seems correct to me too. ....and that also conforms to Fig 8.2 of PMBOK. But , my question was more regarding the 'D' part pf the PDCA cycle where DO lies in executing process as per Fig 8.2 of PMBOK...also the arrow from the inspection box points towards conform...
by manishpn
Wed May 03, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Rita - Risk Quality Question
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Rita - Risk Quality Question

You are finding it difficult to evaluate the exact cost impact of risks. You should evaluate on a(n): A. Quantitative basis B. Numerical basis C. Qualitative basis D. Economic basis I have chosen A, but the answer is C this question is play of words. The question mentions that PM is finding it diff...
by manishpn
Wed May 03, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Milestone achieved - PMP Pass
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: Milestone achieved - PMP Pass

congratulations and thanks for choosing izenbridge.
Do share you experience and journey for benefit of others.
by manishpn
Tue May 02, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Rita - Quality Question
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: Rita - Quality Question

I agree this is a very confusing question and I would not go with option B, since work packages are complete, it is implied that quality needs are taken care in that. there is no clear option to choose from and explanation provided in rita is also not convincing. the starting statement that Work pac...
by manishpn
Mon May 01, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: how to access scordo questions from pmi site
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: how to access scordo questions from pmi site

I dont think its available for member for free anymore, not 100% sure though
by manishpn
Mon May 01, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: cleared PMP exam in first attempt on 28th Apr
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: cleared PMP exam in first attempt on 28th Apr

this is good news.
congratulations on your success and wish you all the very best

thanks for choosing izenbridge and sharing your journey and experience.
by manishpn
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: how to access scordo questions from pmi site
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: how to access scordo questions from pmi site

please email to support@izenbridge.com if you are our paid member
by manishpn
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Time Management
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Time Management

yes agree, Though the question is framed in tricky way the situation described is not only for moving to new phase but for software review policy
by manishpn
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: time limit for renewing pmp certification ?
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: time limit for renewing pmp certification ?

kindly refer to https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/how-to-earn-60-pdus-and-maintain-your-pmp-certifications/ https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/ways-to-earn-PDUs-for-PMI-Certification and https://www.pmi.org/certifications/maintain You need not renew it immediately after certification however need to be e...
by manishpn
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Earned Value Topic
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Re: Earned Value Topic

1. A Project with a total funding of 100,000 finished with a BAC value of 95,000.What term can be best described the difference of 5000. read the question carefully, project is completed, hence you need not calculate estimate to complete. Now think and let us know if you change your choice? a. cost...
by manishpn
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project integration management
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Project integration management

Its very difficult one as all 3 options selected by different sources makes sense to me, however if I have to choose one I will go with option C as Usually charter is signed by sponsor , yes there will be additional demands on configuration management and maybe multiple reporting lines and that is a...
by manishpn
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Tired of rattafying ITTOs
Replies: 7
Views: 226

Re: Tired of rattafying ITTOs

Guys i am so tired and fatigued by rattafying ITTOs . Unless i learn them by heart i am not confident about PMP preparation. Can you please guide me with your experience if learning these ITTOs by heart is essential with reference to PMP exam in real time. How many questions are focused on ITTOs. A...
by manishpn
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP First Attempt - 24/04, with 2P, 3MP
Replies: 9
Views: 736

Re: Passed PMP First Attempt - 24/04, with 2P, 3MP

Hi Shabbir,

Congratulations , its your moment to enjoy..

thanks for sharing your experience with us and wish you all the best.

Keep in touch with izenbridge.
by manishpn
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Exam Preparation
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: Exam Preparation

Chapter end question is not an indication of overall preparedness.
If you have done through the entire knowledge areas/processes I would recommend you to take a full length mock and analyze your score in full length to begin with and then we can give a realistic assessment of your preparedness.
by manishpn
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control costs
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Control costs

Is there any difference between EVM and Performance reviews . Dont they both use Schedule and cost variance. If yes then why do we mention them as separate techniques? Earned value management focus is preliminary on Earned value in project however performance review can be holistic review or review...
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scope Management
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Scope Management

As a project manager you realize that you need to decrease the cost of the project which you are managing. After hours of brainstorming, you come up with the following choices. Which of the following option can help you to decrease cost of the project? 1. Change activity A to be done by resource X ...
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Critical Path
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: Critical Path

you can try rita and our mock questions that should help
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scardo Mock Exam 7, Q #1
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: Scardo Mock Exam 7, Q #1

finding another resources is probably a good choice if the issue was only with one single resource on vacation , however the question mentions situation which is more critical due to layoffs, besides its not easy to find a replacement resource, so best option is to communicate with stakeholders first
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: HOW TO GET 90% FROM 70%
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: HOW TO GET 90% FROM 70%

it is difficult to write it down on forum, please contact support@izenbridge.com if you are our subscriber and someone should help you
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Management
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Procurement Management

If the change is only in Scope (without impacting any project Contract) then Procurement manager is not needed.
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost Vs Time
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Cost Vs Time

rajatahaali wrote:Also interestingly Project schedule is an input to Estimate cost. What to do first. Determine Schedule or Estimate Cost?


Same response as earlier, its iterative process, however before we baseline budget schedule needs to be in place.
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost Vs Time
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Cost Vs Time

While going through Schedule Management Knowledge area i observed that Estimate activity cost in an input to Estimate activity resources. Does this imply that budget is made before Schedule management. No its a iterative process, after initial few passes if the cost budget is excedding threshold th...
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Earned Value Topic
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Re: Time Management

rajeshsah wrote:Hi All,

Please can anyone explain about the fragment network?--- this comes under schedule network diagram


post a new thread for sperate topic
by manishpn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Work package
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Work package

Can you please clarify what a work packages is. I understand that work package consists of work orders against some stipulated schedule . Work package is the lowest level component of a WBS, do not confuse it with work order , Work package will not contain any schedule related information They do m...
by manishpn
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Why Schedule compression do next?
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: Why Schedule compression do next?

we have discussed this question few times please refer to threads
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=89

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3092&hilit=Compress+the+schedule
by manishpn
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Critical Path
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: Critical Path

let us know what have you tried so far?
by manishpn
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Effort Duration and time elapsed
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Effort Duration and time elapsed

these terms are needed during developing SND for your project Effort is the number of work units/staff hours required to complete the activity. Duration is the total time (excluding holidays/vacation/leave) to complete the activities based on the resources available to the project Elapsed time is th...
by manishpn
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: project integration management assessment question
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: project integration management assessment question

Which of the following options BEST defines involvement of stakeholders in the project? They are involved in determination of project schedule, deliverables and requirements They help in determining project constraints and product deliverables They are involved in determination of resource needs an...
by manishpn
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Charter
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Re: Project Charter

Hi, "I am not able to understand your question. kindly refer to PMBOK 2.1.4, OPA do include organizations policies, procedures etc" Yes. you are right. My question is which will give the guideline whether OPA or EEA when we got the new order (project) from customer. guideline for doing wh...
by manishpn
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP PDU
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: PMP PDU

thats not true.

kindly look at Sakets video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHjZzM2MEC4

this will help you with easy ways to earn PDUs
by manishpn
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Management
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Procurement Management

Always Procurement Manager is responsible in approving , changing and close the contract? In decentralized contracting Procurement Manager has to report Project Manager. One of the sample question emphasises only Procurement Manager is responsible for changing it. If the answer says both , what wou...

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