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by manishpn
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communication Model
Replies: 1
Views: 29

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: 4
Views: 60

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: 12

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: 23

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: 36

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: 23

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: 68

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: 23

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: 17

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: 36

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: 31

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: 46

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: 4
Views: 60

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: 2
Views: 58

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: 79

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: 79

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: 64

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: 64

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: 60

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: 63

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: 73

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: 2353

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: 2507

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: 79

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: 103

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: 64

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: 239

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: 1222

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: 239

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: 80

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: 106

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: 2362

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: 1770

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: 2023

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 ...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholders
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Re: Stakeholders

At the moment our company is working on a project automation system of government structure. Before us, another company automated they work and are supporting their current system at the moment. After we will finish our project, customer will be working with new system and another company will not ...
by manishpn
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Knowledge area
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: Procurement Knowledge area

Thankyou Manish, The other two options are completely irrelevant thats why I dint post it. But in the question it mentioned " You have some funds from your project, where you have the authority to spend for the benefit of the team and the project." The test portal which I have attended sh...
by manishpn
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

Re: Schedule

not sure I understood what you said
by manishpn
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Knowledge area
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: Procurement Knowledge area

are there only 2 options provided?
Unless we know the details of the contract its difficult to choose option 1 or 2
In general assuming there are no contractual clauses that prevents PM to do so
by manishpn
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project charter - team member assignment
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: Project charter - team member assignment

if you want to know what is contains download it from below, this is a good template
https://www.projectmanagement.com/deliv ... er-Outline
by manishpn
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Quality Management
Replies: 4
Views: 428

Re: Project Quality Management

kunwar wrote:please guide for a Query

Test cases are prepared in

1) Validate scope
2) Plan quality management
3) Manage Quality
4) Control Quality



Thanks
Kunwar goyal


plan quality management, refer to 8.1.2.6
by manishpn
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project charter - team member assignment
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: Project charter - team member assignment

I know that Project charter includes initial stakeholder list. In one question I came accross project team information in Project charter. In your project document templates, Project charter doesn't include Project team member section. Are they listed under Stakeholder section? (As I know, everyone...
by manishpn
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: scope management plan
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: scope management plan

you can always reduce/Scope but there is no mention in the question which helps PMs case to reduce scope,
selecting that option without any supporting inormation in question is a negative approach and I would not use that option.
by manishpn
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: WBS - Elements and Work Packages
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: WBS - Elements and Work Packages

Thanks Manish for the clarification. If the WBS does incorporate the quality, procurement related requirements, then in Estimate Cost activities - why the cost of quality is added (T&T) on top of Scobe Baseline (Inputs)? When we estimate activities cost, there is no baseline ready so we are not...
by manishpn
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: WBS - Elements and Work Packages
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: WBS - Elements and Work Packages

yes it does incoprorate those requirements
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: scope management plan
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: scope management plan

Q- your cost forecast shows that you will cost overrun at the end of the project. your sponser has told you clearly that he doesn't have more money to prevent this from happening. what can you do? Question makes little sense to me however lets look at the options and see if we can eliminate a) fast...
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contract
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Contract

Since the buyer could not meet the requirements of the contract, you (the seller) want to terminate the contract early. This is done in the: Choice 1. Plan Procurement Management process Choice 2. Control Procurements process Choice 3. Conduct Procurements process Choice 4. Monitoring and Controlli...
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Kick off meetings
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: Kick off meetings

thumb rule is by default is PM of large projects , so as per PMBOK they are part of execution process group, if the question is explicit about small project then its planning phase
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Estimates
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: Estimates

try to do your math and then lets discuss
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project cancellation
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Project cancellation

My opinion: answer is 'B' A. Project charter - This is for initiation and detailed closure procedures not included B. Project Management Plan - PROJECT MGMT PLAN AND IT'S SUBSIDIARY PLAN INCLUDE EVERY STEP YOU NEED TO TAKE C. Close Project or Phase - This is not a document, only the name of process...
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

Re: Schedule

Hi Manish, You are managing a heavy equipment manufacturing project that involves many mechanical, electrical as well as IT staff. Your team prepared a schedule network diagram using duration estimates with dependencies and constraints. Your team also calculated the critical path for the project us...

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