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by manishpn
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Validate scope vs close phase
Replies: 1
Views: 26

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: 74

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: 74

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: 1423

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: 1182

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: 187

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: 187

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: 584

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: 130

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: 154

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: 132

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: 146

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: 240

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: 171

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: 196

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: 179

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: 276

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: 430

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: 549

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: 430

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: 354

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: 389

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: 740

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: 356

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: 419

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: 1271

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: 718

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: 667

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: 1741

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: 1741

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: 1864

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 ...
by manishpn
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Please help with these questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1864

Re: Please help with these questions

1. You joined in the middle of the project as a PM . What of the following document are you sure of updating? • Charter • Stakeholder register Nothing can be said with surety with one line question, but Charter update is less probable 2. You are on a project which has a tight deadline and failing t...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMP Queries
Replies: 3
Views: 619

Re: PMP Queries

hb54792 wrote:What does it mean if the Earned Value is equal to Actual Cost?

a) CV is 0
b) There is no CV
c) There is no schedule variance
d) schedule Variance Index is 1
e) A project is on budget and on schedule


This is simple, attemt yourself and lets discuss

Thanks
Himanshu
by manishpn
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP on 11-Dec-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 930

Re: Passed PMP on 11-Dec-2018

congratulations on your success and thanks for choosing Izenbridge.
by manishpn
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conduct Procurement
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

Re: Conduct Procurement

I differ with the above discussions. As per me, correction option is C - Procurement SOW created by buyer was clear but seller understood it incorrectly resulting lower bid This can be true if it was a standard commodity or a complex services procurement Sellers will be/ought to be careful in submi...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Initiation
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: Initiation

It is a question from Joseph's quiz, I understand that Procurement docs comes in planning but to choose from the two processes of Initiating Process group , I would choose it is Identify Stakeholders . Because Contractors, suppliers / buyers all belong to stakeholders who are positively or negative...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP question clarification
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Re: PMP question clarification

1. Context is : Sponsor was not at all happy that there is no proper documentation that lead to production issues.Project was so tightly scheduled that the team has no time to documentation and the project could not bear the finance as it is already overbudget. what could have PM done to avoid this...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Procurement

Context is : The organization has a good relation with sole source vendor but even after many request he is delivering a bad quality which is not meeting the client requirements .project is about to get cancel. what should a PM do..? Sorry post the exact question, if the vendor is sole, there is no...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality
Replies: 3
Views: 889

Re: Quality

Q. During execution PM is testing the product for every added functionality to avoid the future risk for every phase. what process is PM actually performing ? A. Quality management plan B. Planning Quality C. Control Quality D.Manage Quality This is simple try it and lets discuss after you attempt
by manishpn
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Review and Rebaseline
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Re: Review and Rebaseline

Satya wrote:Q. What exactly does REVIEW and REBASELINE mean in context of changing Project managers.


Kindly elaborate , review and baseline concept are not related to changes to PM, if you are referring to a question post te full question
by manishpn
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Stakehoder
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Re: Stakehoder

Q. An unknown stakeholder observes that a important functionality of the product is missing during the delivery of the product. what PM would have done to avoid this situation. A.Stakeholder would have identified very earlier. B.Review the communication management plan. C. Add the stakeholder to re...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Initiation
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: Initiation

Satya wrote:Q. Procurement documents belong to which process of the Initiating process group?



Not sure what do you mean , procurement documents are created during planning
by manishpn
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: MANAGE STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - (EXECUTING )
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: MANAGE STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - (EXECUTING )

Hi, Change request is one of the outputs of Manage Stakeholder Engagement. A change request may be as a result of changes to Project/Product Scope (PG 528 - PMBOK6). If at all a Scope undergoes change , RISK will emerge . Question: Why is not Risk Register Updated in this Processes. OR In case a RI...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Fine line between proj managemnet plan/docs updates Vs Change Request
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Re: Fine line between proj managemnet plan/docs updates Vs Change Request

Hi Manish, Request clarification on fine line when PMBOK says in its process Outputs: proj man plan/docs updates in general and Change Requests in specific. In some of the processes like planning process, in outputs it just says proj man plan/docs updates taken thru org. change control process whic...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Earned PMP certificate on 14th Nov
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Re: Earned PMP certificate on 14th Nov

congratulations and thanks for choosing Izenbridge
by manishpn
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Business analysis
Replies: 5
Views: 2259

Re: Business analysis

With all due respect, with out facts/justifications, you can not simply hold on to your opinion. Its important to find Marketing teams version and have healthy counter discussions based on facts. Regards, PCS I agree with PCS, the questions does not provide enough information on arriving at any con...
by manishpn
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP exam today!
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

Re: Passed PMP exam today!

Hi Manish, I have passed my PMP exam today. It was tricky and tough for me. I would like to thank you for your help in clarifying my doubts and patiently responding to my back to back queries. Saket's explanations in his videos played a significant role in my preparation and made concepts easy to u...
by manishpn
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 1973

Re: Procurement

Hi Manish, the question is asking what PM would have done to avoid the situation. I think PM should have an alternate plan B right , is my thinking correct.But options does not specify anything like that..Depending on the situation how to trace back the questions like ' WHAT WOULD HAVE PM DONE TO A...
by manishpn
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 1973

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...

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