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by manishpn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement
Replies: 2
Views: 8

Re: Procurement

Q.Vendor suddenly stopped the supply and is not reachable. Project is reaching the deadline. Client already mentioned not to give any surprises regarding the delivery and the quality.Project manager already revised the baselines for the delivery in the last cycle.PM hesitates to update the client a...
by manishpn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Business analysis
Replies: 3
Views: 14

Re: Business analysis

yes but i would not spend time on such low quality questions
by manishpn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Business analysis
Replies: 3
Views: 14

Re: Business analysis

Q. Marketing people says that it is good to invest on the particular product .you are very confident that it is not going to work.Marketing people are also equally confident .what do you do as a project manager first? a. arrange a meeting b. Be yourself and stick to idea c.get convinced if you are ...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change control
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Change control

Context is: A project was about to get delivered but got stuck with an issue at the final stage .This is resolved by the team member that added a good functionality to the project but they did not perform the integrated change control process. what should a PM do? a. Team member needs to be fired b...
by manishpn
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Deliverable
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Deliverable

Unable to understand. So, after the first version, change control can be applied on the deliverables like scope, schedule etc schedule is not a deliverable Deliverable is a tangible product or part of it or a service. You can apply change control to overall scope, at any time. but not on the delive...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Manage Stakeholder
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Manage Stakeholder

Hi Manish, Why in manage Stakeholder process, they are sharing info? That's is the job of Manage communication process. communication skill is about how effectively you can communicate to stakeholder to understand their concerns, get feedback from them etc, this is not same as communication methods...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Overall Project Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: Overall Project Risk

not sure what you mean?
Overall project risk is known when all individual project risks are identified and analysed.
You may have situation when no quantitative analysis is needed for any risks in the project
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Management Question
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Risk Management Question

Hi Manish, Please help in the below question: A project manager has just finished the risk response plan for a USD 387,000 engineering project. Which of the following should he probably do next? A. Determine the overall risk rating of the project - This would have already been done to some extent w...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Assessment of other Risk Parameters - Qualitative Risk Analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Assessment of other Risk Parameters - Qualitative Risk Analysis

Dormancy of a risk: High dormancy of risk (Risk materialized but takes longer time to impact; low Dormancy of Risk - risk materialized but takes lesser time to impact. which of them should be prioritized? Thank you. there is no general black and white answer to this. prioritization depends on many ...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Monitor Risks
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Monitor Risks

If we identify a risk in monitor risks process then we have to do the prioritization process (Qualitative and if required then quantitative analysis), plan the risk responses, and implement the risk responses in the project management plan. My query is that the above mentioned entire risk managemen...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Strategy - Delivery methods
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Procurement Strategy - Delivery methods

nuFor industrial or commercial construction, project delivery methods include but are not limited to: turnkey design build (DB) , .- This is fixed price design bid build (DBB), - This is 2 phased approach, sperate bid for design and actual construction, they can be same or different vendors, build o...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Management integration with other processes
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: Procurement Management integration with other processes

Hi Manish, As per PMBOK, procurement management plans defines how the procurement work is coordinated and integrated with other project work, particularly with resources, schedule and budget. I need to know how they integrate with other processes, below I am mentioning my understanding: Resource Ma...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contract - Written or Verbal
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Contract - Written or Verbal

if its verbal its an agreement, not a contract, but can be treated as legally binding in some countries
many companies sales rep can sell you a subscription etc over phone then they record you consent and is considered as an verbal agreement
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: T&M and Cost Reimbursable
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: T&M and Cost Reimbursable

Hi Manish, Doesn't the buyer pay the actual expense occured by the seller (+the fee of the seller as agreed) in T&M and Cost Reimbursable contracts? Cost Reimbursable : Actual cost incurred plus agreed fees T&M : hourly rates based on hours consumed/spent , T and M does not have any reimbur...
by manishpn
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Deliverable
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Deliverable

Hi Manish, In D&M project work, it says that change control should be applied once the first version of a deliverable has been completed? What does it mean? [u] Lets say you are delivering a website for a ecom company, there is a deliverable in terms of module for delivering payment interface t...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communication Model
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Communication Model

duplicate post have replied before in other section
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Manage Stakeholder
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Manage Stakeholder

Hi Manish, But, sharing info/artificats, as per the frequency is done in manage communication process? Manage Stakeholder is about engaging with the SHs to understand their expectations, requirements, need etc? information is shared using manage communications methods of communication - like email,...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication Model
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Communication Model

duplicate post
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication Model
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Communication Model

Hi Manish, In the sample interactive communication model, who is ultimately responsible to ensure that the message has been understood by the receiver? Is it the sender, receiver or both of them. Please help me understand. Thank you. Salman Its clearly mentioned in PMBOK, the responsibilities are d...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost estimates - Input to Identify Risk
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Cost estimates - Input to Identify Risk

Thank you so much Manish, very helpful. So the same logic should be applied in estimate resources process? By the same logic, resource requirement should be in range? If in range, then where we get the definite no for resource requirement? Is it in acquire resources process? Just like we get a defi...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Plan Risk Responses - Management Reserve
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Plan Risk Responses - Management Reserve

Hi Manish, If the risk doesn't materialize and the risk response plan remains unutilised, so the reserve created i.e cost reserve would go into management reserve or it would be returned to the organisation? returned back to the Project Sponsors budget, Sponsor can decide where does that money shou...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: organizational systems
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: organizational systems

Hi what is the difference between governance framework and organizational structure type? Not sure what exactly do you mean. framework relates to how rules, policies, reporting, etc is for an organization Organization structure is how the various units within the organizations are structures, irres...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Plan Risk Responses
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: Plan Risk Responses

Hi Manish, In Plan Risk Responses, PMBOK says that secondary risk should also be identified. So in this case, do PMs have to plan the risk responses for secondary risks as well Yes for all identified risks PM should have a plan. and include the responses in the respective project management plan an...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Question
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: Mock Question

Q. You were monitoring one core stakeholder’s engagement level, and you found he was becoming neutral from supportive; you spoke to the stakeholder and found that he is not finding enough opportunity to engage with the project team, what should you do next? Raise an issue. Make changes in stakehold...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost estimates - Input to Identify Risk
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Cost estimates - Input to Identify Risk

Hi Manish, In identify Risk inputs, in project documents PMBOK mentions Cost estimates and says "ideally expressed as a range, indicating the degree of risk". The cost estimates are aggregated in determine budget process, so my understanding is that cost estimates are not in range, they a...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Question - Clarification Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Mock Question - Clarification Needed

Hi Manish, In the below questions: Q.1. The Technical Architect of your company is an expert in technology your team is working in; he is designated as a consultant to your project for all technical needs, which of the following stakeholder management strategy would be most appropriate for this tec...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Stakeholder Management
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Stakeholder Management

CAN I REQUEST YOU to POST YOUR QUESTIONS IN EXCLUSIVE SECTION FOR FASTER RESPONSE Identify Stakeholder process mentions Prioritization in T&T and again Prioritization is mentioned in Plan Stakeholder Engagement process in the T&T? Where prioritization actually gets performed. If in both the...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Manage Stakeholder
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Manage Stakeholder

In the manage Stakeholder process's T&T, Communication Skills is mentioned, which says that "The methods of Communication identified for each stakeholder in the communication management plan are applied during Stakeholder engagement Management". I believe that methods they are referri...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Rita Question
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Rita Question

A project manager had a complex problem to solve and facilitated a team decision about what needed to be done. A few months later, the problem resurfaced. What did the project manager most likely NOT do? A. Perform proper risk analysis B. Confirm the desision solve the problem C. Have the project s...
by manishpn
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change to the Project Management Plan via Change Request
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Change to the Project Management Plan via Change Request

So, if a CR is created which is not meant to go to the CCB. Then, who would approve this CR? Project Manager or any other person as mentioned in the change management plan? It is mentioned in the project (Change) management plan, it depends on size, complexity, goegraphical presense etc. for e..g f...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change to the Project Management Plan via Change Request
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Change to the Project Management Plan via Change Request

Hello Manish and other experts, It is mentioned in PMBOK that "Any change to the Project Management Plan goes through the org's change control process via a change request". This means that any change to Scope Management Plan or Resource Management Plan etc. (Without impacting any baselin...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost management
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Cost management

The cost baseline includes projected expenditures plus anticipated liabilities. The liabilities here are the liability insurance coverage along with warranty cost etc? Or is it something else? Liabilities are obligations of the project and liabilities can be of multiple types depending on the natur...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost of non conformance - External failure cost
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: Cost of non conformance - External failure cost

Is cost of non conformance - external failure cost is the part of project budget or is it a part of operation and maintenance? Please help in understanding. Thanks Salman if non conformance is detected within project duration the cost is on Project , if its detected after the handover to production...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Pre-approved financial resources
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Pre-approved financial resources

What are the Pre-approved Financial resources mentioned in the project charter? Is it the team and other physical resources already given for the PROJECT? They are both human and other resources. How does it help in plan cost management, the PMBOK says detailed project cost is developed based on pr...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Organization
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Re: Project Organization

Q. You are working with your project team and stakeholders to plan the project work. Some of the resources are in New York, Toronto and other resources are in London, ON . The distribution of resources, such as in your project, are also known as what? A. EEF B. OPA C. Virtual Team D. Constraint. My...
by manishpn
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mind Mapping of the Process Groups/Knowledge Areas
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: Mind Mapping of the Process Groups/Knowledge Areas

the individual process mind mapp is provided in PMBOK. however to get a full view of all processes and how they interact you should create a end to end flow of all or atlest as many processes as possible and see how inputs and outpus are consumed by processes. for e.g. figure 5-3 in PMBOK is about p...
by manishpn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Oliver 175 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 175 - 82nd Question
Replies: 3
Views: 2457

Re: Oliver 175 - 82nd Question

i encourage you to your own maths rather thean asking for ready answer
by manishpn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Difference between Composite and Matrix Organization
Replies: 6
Views: 2648

Re: Difference between Composite and Matrix Organization

kindly post new question in a new thread
by manishpn
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Sequence Activities
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Sequence Activities

As per PMBOK: "Two activities can have two logical relationships at the same time (For example SS AND FF). I hope this is clear , Multiple relationships between the same activities are not recommended, so if Activities A and B have SS, FF relationship , then the same activities shud not have F...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Approved Change Requests
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Approved Change Requests

Hi Manish, Is Approved Change request an input to Control Scope process as well? Though, PMBOK doesn't mention it in the input. Is it like if the change is approved in the scope then the scope baseline would get updated through the control scope process? Please help in understanding. Your understan...
by manishpn
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Control Resource and Close Project or Phase
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Re: Control Resource and Close Project or Phase

Hi, Control Resource : Referring to PMBOK Page 352, " The key benefit of this processes is ensuring that the assigned resources are available to the project at the right time and in the right place and are released when no longer needed " Close Project or Phase: Referring to PMBOK Page 12...
by manishpn
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: EEFs and OPAs
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: EEFs and OPAs

because they are part of performing organization ,
keep it simple. if it belongs to organization (even if it is or is not in control of PM) it is OPA
by manishpn
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: control procurement
Replies: 5
Views: 1298

Re: control procurement

Which of the following techniques can help a project manager review a supplier’s internal work processes to ensure compliance to standards during the production of the deliverables? (Assume that all of the given choices are available to the project manager.) A. Audits B. Performance reporting C. Co...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: EEFs and OPAs
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: EEFs and OPAs

hi, Are changes or implementation or adoption in the Policies in our control, If yes, then It is OPA ( organizational policy, strategy policy ) if not, they it is EEF ( just like environment policy/safety policy) Pl correct if I am wrong. partly correct, even for organizational policies , PM cannot...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality management
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Quality management

yes it should be M and C ,

if you are referring to mock tests which does not have logical explanation of options selected , i would recommend to not spend a lot of time on such mocks.
by manishpn
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Control schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Re: Control schedule

Q-You are using the critical chain method to construct your schedule, and there are variances in your critical path tasks. Which of the following is true? 1. Your schedule is not at risk yet, but you should monitor both critical and noncritical path tasks for further delays or variances. 2. You sho...
by manishpn
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 24th Question
Replies: 3
Views: 2504

Re: Oliver 75 - 24th Question

this question need a good understanding of six sigma, and I would recommend not to spend too much time on it,
but if you have time go through this link

https://www.benchmarksixsigma.com/forum ... ack-noise/
by manishpn
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 25th Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1888

Re: Oliver 75 - 25th Question

Hi, I recently passed Lehmann test and in question word 'not true' was changed to 'true'. Projects should never be executed without a valid, updated and working project management plan. The consistency of the various plans is secondary because it is only the results that matter. The alternatives to...
by manishpn
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 56th Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2116

Re: Oliver 75 - 56th Question

One question: Before I differentiated Quality Audit and Inspection as : Audit: Final validation of product Inspection: making sure right processes are used during the work In this question I assumed 'Inspection' is right answer. But I see I'm wrong. Can you please clarify a little more? Inspection ...

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