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by manishpn
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Plan Procurement Management
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Plan Procurement Management

it has been discussed before as well.

this is not a quality question.

What is the source?
by manishpn
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project charter - team member assignment
Replies: 3
Views: 286

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: 226

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: 286

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: 243

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: 134

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: 134

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: 243

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: 109

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: 69

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: 170

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: 88

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: 4
Views: 118

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...
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: Quality

Approved change requests become input to Direct & Manage Project Work (for implementation) and Control quality (to confirm it was implemented as planned). Change Requests are monitored in monitor and control project work. PMBOK6- Manage Quality- P-295 ‘’Quality audits can confirm the implementa...
by manishpn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project lifecycle
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Project lifecycle

yes correct, option B is the choice.

lets take an example of building an hi tec fighter Jet, to build that product you may need multiple different project.

Option A is a very rare sceanario
by manishpn
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Planning
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Planning

Hi Manish, You are managing a software development project. The project will involve working with a remote team. One of the requirements is to set up a secure communication link. The lead-time to setup the link is 45 days. Since the initial phase of the project involves requirements gathering, you ...
by manishpn
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project lifecycle
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Project lifecycle

Hi Manish, Which of these statement correctly links project and product life cycles? A. A product life cycle is generally contained within a project life cycle. B. A project life cycle is generally contained within a product life cycle. C. A product life cycle is the same as a project life cycle. D...
by manishpn
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Lesons Learned
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Lesons Learned

i would go with stakeholders (any stakeholder can provide input for projects lesson learnt)
by manishpn
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Role of PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: Role of PM

Expert power is the power that comes from the amount of knowledge a person has obtained in a specific area. This type of power is: A. Critical to a project manager because the PM has to have as much or more knowledge than any of the team members to make sure the project is completed successfully B....
by manishpn
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project phase
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: Project phase

KaurP wrote:Each project phase is marked by completion of one or more:

Tasks.
Milestones
Deliverables
Life cycles

Answer can be a milestone or a deliverable. Isn't it?


yes even tasks, where do you get such mock questions?
by manishpn
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Corrective or preventive actions
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Corrective or preventive actions

yes thats correct
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1040

Re: Question

extensive stakeholder analysis is done in Planning process group, so if I have to choose I will choose C,
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Corrective or preventive actions
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Corrective or preventive actions

Hi Manish, we need to understand the difference between corrective and preventive action A corrective action deals with a nonconformity/variance that has occurred, and a preventive action addresses the potential for a nonconformity/variance to occur. Which of the following change requests can bring...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: IRR
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: IRR

Hi Manish, Based on the information provided below, which project would you recommend pursuing? Project I, with BCR (Benefit Cost ratio) of 1:1.6; Project II, with NPV of US $ 500,000; Project III, with IRR (Internal rate of return) of 15% Project IV, with opportunity cost of US $ 500,000. A. Proje...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rewards & Recognitions
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Rewards & Recognitions

9.4.2.5 RECOGNITION AND REWARDS (PMBOK 6)- The original plan for rewarding people is developed during the Plan Resource Management process. 'Reward decisions are made, formally or informally, during the process of managing the project team' We see that 'Rewards and Recognition' is a tool of 'Develo...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Corrective actions
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: Corrective actions

We check the baseline variance in almost all the M&C processes. Controlling requires evaluating WPD again Project Mgmt. Plan and taking action to control the variance. Will Control Quality or Monitor and Control Project Work be an answer to the give question? we discussed in the clarification s...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project closure
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Project closure

Project deliverables have been validated and accepted by the customer and now sponsor has asked the Project Manager to close the project. Project manager needs to ensure all the procurements are closed before he can start closing a project. Which statement best describe the difference between a Pro...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: change
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: change

Project Manager worked very hard and finally been able to finish his project on time and under budget. Project deliverable has already been accepted by the customer. Everybody is excited that now this project is going to be closed. Next day customer approaches the PM and asks to do some change in t...
by manishpn
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contract type
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: Contract type

initial PO does not have incentive fees ...
by manishpn
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: contract related
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: contract related

remember that whenever a contract is involved, that contract is a legal document and any change to it has to go through a formal change.
so if a change in contract scope is requested it has to go through formal process.
option C is the right choice
by manishpn
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: contract related
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: contract related

Training to the customer was provided regarding the deliverable of the project. Project is almost finished and deliverable has been accepted. Customer wants the module or written training content, which was not included in the contract. What should you do? A. Tell customer that as it will take time...
by manishpn
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: Closing

You were working on a project that consisted of five major phases: analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation. The testing phase failed to meet the project sponsor’s expectations. Because of that failure, the sponsor canceled the project and you were asked to perform a closing proce...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Corrective actions
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: Corrective actions

approved CR does not necessary rectify a defective product,
corrective actions are more to bring project back on track
by manishpn
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality Management
Replies: 1
Views: 196

Re: Quality Management

im not sure if error categories are terms in PMBOK
by manishpn
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Corrective actions
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: Corrective actions

There were few change requests raised which resulted in corrected actions. All corrective actions must be implemented in Direct and manage project work. Which process does the effectiveness of implemented corrective actions gets evaluated: A. Direct and manage Project Work B. Monitor and Control Pr...
by manishpn
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP Exam Today - 1st Attempt
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: Passed PMP Exam Today - 1st Attempt

congratulations and thanks for sharing, can also mention about the types and complexity of questions in exam and how many agile questions did you encounter?
by manishpn
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Organisation type
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Organisation type

The project manager has the lowest level of authority in a _______________ organization: A. Functional marked as correct B. Weak matrix C. Strong matrix D. Projectized Rita 9- PM's role in weak matrix and functional organization might be that of Project Expeditor and Coordinator. PMNOK6- PM authori...
by manishpn
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Process groups
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: Process groups

All of the following are characteristics of Project Management Process Groups EXCEPT : A. Project Management Process Groups are linked by the outputs they produce. B. The Process Groups are seldom either discrete or one-time events; they are overlapping activities that occur throughout the project....
by manishpn
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope Management
Replies: 7
Views: 489

Re: Scope Management

the idea behind the question it to tell students that Project management plan is built iteratively, so not all subsidiaries are in initial versions of PMP
by manishpn
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: control procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: control procurement

hi its difficult to keep in exchanging and read long notes, i would recommend you watch Sakets videos to clear your generic doubts, and come up with precise queries on the forum , alternatively you can attend the clarification session and we can discuss
by manishpn
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope Management
Replies: 7
Views: 489

Re: Scope Management

not sure what is the query?

did you read the explanation provided?
by manishpn
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: control procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: control procurement

With PMBOK6 Close procurement has been moved from close project or phase to control procurement and that to from a process to an output this time. I assume that activities of close procurement still remains the same. The only difference seem to be is that those activities have been moved under Cont...
by manishpn
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Mgmt
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: Procurement Mgmt

Six months after you formally closed an office relocation project, you receive a phone call from a collection agency indicating that your company refuses to pay the invoices of one of the vendors. What would be the best course of action for you to take? A. Revisit the Close Procurements process of ...
by manishpn
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Mgmt
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: Procurement Mgmt

Q34 from Rita 9th edition- The 80,000 contract specifies that the seller will bill the buyer at 10,000 per month. Seller completed the project work faster than planned. Therefore, they bill the buyer for 15,000 for the work performed in the last month. The buyer should- A. Send a breech of contract...
by manishpn
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource Mgmt
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Resource Mgmt

Not all inputs and all T and T are used in the first pass of the process. when creating SND for the first time, the resource requirement are estimated but when actual resources are identified based on the availability and competance the SND will be optimized for e.g : to complete a WEB page PM estim...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Lessons learned
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Lessons learned

Due to a tight project schedule, a project manager did not document lessons learned all through the project. However, at the end of the project, he finally documented the lessons learned. Your comment on this would be: A. This is ok. At a minimum, lessons learned should be documented at the end of ...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Cost

bad quality question , whats the source?
by manishpn
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WBS
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: WBS

Hi Manish, Can you help me finding the right answer to this one along with a reason- You are decomposing your WBS into smaller pieces of work. What is one item that does NOT describe how far the work should be decomposed? A. Until it can be realistically estimated B. Can’t be subdivided any further...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder Engagement
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Stakeholder Engagement

Please help me with the answer- Jane is managing an office refurbishment project. All of the project stakeholders have been identified and classified. The stakeholder management plan has also been approved. Jane is managing a project for the first time in her life and she is relying on the PMBOK gu...
by manishpn
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contracts
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: Contracts

What similarity exists between a cost-reimbursable contract and a time and material contract? A. They are open ended . B. The closure date is part of the contract. C. They have fixed bonus rates. D. They can never grow in value. Can you please explain what are open ended contracts in reference to o...

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