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by nazrulq
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Requirement documentation VS traceabilty matrix
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: Requirement documentation VS traceabilty matrix

So far my understanding requirement documentations are all of the documents needed for the project and Requirement Traceability Matrix is a grid or table where all of the requirements are listed from the beginning of the project till the deliverable of the product in Matrix or Tabulated format could...
by nazrulq
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Collect Requirements in Project Scope Management
Replies: 2
Views: 19

Re: Collect Requirements in Project Scope Management

Focus Group : An Elicitation techniques that brings pre qualified stakeholder and SME to learn about their expectations and attitude about the proposed product , service or result. Focus group is a tools and techniques of collecting stakeholders requirement. Facilitation Techniques / Workshop: This ...
by nazrulq
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Assumptions and Constraints
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Assumptions and Constraints

In PMBOK page -124 described about Project Charter and Project Scope Statement, Assumption and Constraint is not the part of Project Charter but in PMBOK page no: 72 described project charter documents assumptions and constrain. there could be a question whether those are part of Project Charter in ...
by nazrulq
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: Project Staatus

Sure. We can discuss!
by nazrulq
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: integration management Q&A
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: integration management Q&A

Justification is understandable but question has asked for least likely option. Phase end review rarely cancelled the project. Try to mitigate or change anything in terms of budget , scope or schedule etc.
by nazrulq
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP like Achieved a Milestone
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: Passed PMP like Achieved a Milestone

Congratulations ! Great Success!
by nazrulq
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: PMP Practice Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: PMP Practice Questions

How about option 4. Call Centre head!
by nazrulq
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: integration management Q&A
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: integration management Q&A

I think cancel the project is the least likely to have but at the phase end review, it happens.
by nazrulq
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: Project Staatus

To pass PMP is difficult as the answers are debatable! I do n't know how the match with PMI-isms.

Thanks.
by nazrulq
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: Project Staatus

Please provide book reference!
by nazrulq
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Practice Question
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: Practice Question

First it is to find when the time will be equal , Let the number of months are D.

Vendor A

20000 + 4000D

Vendor B

10000+ 5000D

20000 +4000D = 10000+5000D

1000D = 10000
D=10 Months

After 10 months using vendor, A will be profitable for maintenance!
by nazrulq
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMBOK new edition
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: PMBOK new edition

Till the end of this year PMBOK 5th Edition should be good! If you can clear it by this year 5th edition is good enough.
by nazrulq
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Math / Change Management/ Monitor and Control Webinars
Replies: 1
Views: 56

PMP Math / Change Management/ Monitor and Control Webinars

Now a days maximum 8 to 10 question about PMP math. Those are EVM , Schedule, and ETC or EAC pretty straight forward. THose does n't play role passing the exam. Brief knowledge of change management and monitor and control is giving guarantee to pass. If webinar on change management and monitor and c...
by nazrulq
Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: Project Status

The Question is given SPI = 0.9 , CPI =1.0 and the closing process group but SPI=.9, the project is delayed not as per closing date. Project Manager is giving earn value management status to the sponsor near to closing. It is not wise to call Project is completed as SPI< 1 but on budget. Manish ther...
by nazrulq
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Monitor and Control
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Closing

Can Manish explain in order the approaches in solving problem those often comes in the exam nowadays rather that direct input, ITTO and output and as well as process groups! kind of what to do next or what PM should do?

Thanks
by nazrulq
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Monitor and Control
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Monitor and Control

Can Manish explain in order the approaches in solving problem those often comes in the exam now a days rather that direct input, ITTO and output and as well as process groups! kind of what to do next or what PM should do?

Thanks
by nazrulq
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Execution
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Execution

Can Manish explain in order the approaches in solving problem those often comes in the exam nowadays rather that direct input, ITTO and output and as well as process groups! kind of what to do next or what PM should do?

Thanks
by nazrulq
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Planning
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Planning

Can Manish explain in order the approaches in solving problem those often comes in the exam nowadays rather that direct input, ITTO and output and as well as process groups! kind of what to do next or what PM should do? As you know questions are not straight forward like Rita, Izenbridge or Scristop...
by nazrulq
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Initiation
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Initiation

Can Manish explain in order the approaches in solving problem those often comes in the exam nowadays rather that direct input, ITTO and output and as well as process groups! kind of what to do next or what PM should do?

Thanks
by nazrulq
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: Project Staatus

Just want to know where I can get evidence the project is completed!
by nazrulq
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Staatus
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Project Staatus

Question : During the completion of project, sponsor asked you the send project updates as record. CPI= 1 and SPI =.9 which one under following you will give the sponsor as updates of the project. Answer: 1. The project is completed and on Budget and behind the schedule. 1. The project is not comple...
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Kanban System!
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Kanban System!

Can some body differentiate Lean , Kanban, Six Sigma, Agile , kaizen and Water fall in Quality Management ! As per my understanding Waterfall - Plan Driven, Sequential. Kanban -Pulling System. Six Sigma- Remove Variability. Agile - Iteration. Lean - Remove waste Kaizen - Continuous improvement Can ...
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Analogous Estimate
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Analogous Estimate

I think exam will not be confusing.

Option 3 is the best choice.

Thank you.
by nazrulq
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Kanban System!
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Kanban System!

Can some body differentiate Lean , Kanban, Six Sigma, Agile , kaizen and Water fall in Quality Management ! As per my understanding Waterfall - Plan Driven, Sequential. Kanban -Pulling System. Six Sigma- Remove Variability. Agile - Iteration. Lean - Remove waste Kaizen - Continuous improvement Can M...
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Analogous Estimate
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Analogous Estimate

This is to let you know and confirm the right choice. That topic has been discussed earlier.Just to clarify from Manish or Saket! :D Here is the question: Question :Which one of the following would be best described as Analogous Estimates : a. Pert Estimate. b. Three Point Estimate with Simple Avera...
by nazrulq
Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost Management Practice
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Cost Management Practice

I think C is the correct answer. It is described as Estimate at completion.

Thanks.
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process Group wise
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Process Group wise

I do n't think over 85% will give you guarantee to PASS. I saw people failed getting over 90% and passed barely got 70%. Depends on your concentration on exam day and how well you understand the concept also well you interpret the questions and eliminate the wrong choice.
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Earned Value Management
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Earned Value Management

Actual cost is the money you have spend or cost incurred during the certain time of the project . Denotes as AC CV =EV-AC ;CV= Cost Variance Earn Value is the work done till the certain time of project in terms of $ amount. Sum of the planned value of completed work usually denotes as EV SV= EV-PV; ...
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Parametric Estimates
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Parametric Estimates

According to Saket's Video Both Parametric and Analogous Estimates are Top Down Estimates. Analogus Estimates base on previous similar project while Parametric Estimates based on historical report or rate/sq.ft or linear feet. I have seen anything in PMBOK refers Analogous Estimating is only Top Dow...
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Discounted Cash Flow
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Discounted Cash Flow

Can any body explain with example what is that and also why it is not a project selection criteria!

Thanks.
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Level of Effort
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Level of Effort

Can Manish please discuss Level of Effort, Appointed Effort and Discrete effort with example please!

Thank You.
by nazrulq
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Parametric Estimates
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Parametric Estimates

When Statistical relationship can not be used ( Rate per sq.ft) . Then 3 point with beta distribution is the best option! As scope is not fully defined.Parametric Estimate also Called Top Down Estimate.

Any Further suggestion will be highly appreciated!
by nazrulq
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Flow Chart
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Flow Chart

What I have written is a flow chart which only need an arrow. I will upload at a later time.
Thank You!
by nazrulq
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Flow Chart
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Flow Chart

Direct and manage project work - WPD/DELIVERABLES -Control Quality- (V.D) Validate Scope- (AD) Close Project Phase. (CR) Perform Integrated Change Control- (ACR) Direct & Manage Project Work Control Scope can be done before validate scope but some times those process can be done parallel. Qualit...
by nazrulq
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Management
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Conflict Management

Main causes in conflict according to the order 1. Schedule 2. Priorities 3.Manpower 4.Technical 5.Procedure 6. Personalities 7.Cost. According to Rita Mulchay cost is before personalities but other source said least conflict cause is Cost. Most recommended techniques for conflict resolution in order...
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality/Risk
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Quality/Risk

Thanks Manish.

Source : Rita's Quality Question No. 24 and explanation.
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Special cause/ Assignable Cause (Quality)
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Special cause/ Assignable Cause (Quality)

When Data point or points are out side any control limit even on specification limit range. That is called a Special cause. In Rita's book, assignable cause shows data point is on specification limit. How about if 3 data points are located above or below control limit (+/-3 sigma)/. That is also exp...
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality/Risk
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Quality/Risk

Question: The Project manager has just taken over the project from another project manager during project executing .the previous project manager created project budget, determined communication requirement and went to complete work package .What should the new project manager do NEXT? 1. Coordinate...
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Range of Estimates
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Range of Estimates

Thanks for noticing!
by nazrulq
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Time Management Practice
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Time Management Practice

The approach is first to shorten that activity which makes the network diagram longest path.Then there will be two critical paths. Then from one two critical paths try to shorten one and so on until schedule compression optimization is done. That is the basic there is software nowadays to optimized ...
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Customers Validation
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Customers Validation

Question A customer has given you a contract statement of work for a complex, eight month project that has a few unknowns. The customer has asked you to just "get it done" & only wants to see you at the end of eight months when you deliver the final project. Which of the following is t...
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Selection Method
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Project Selection Method

Which of the following project selection methods is not a comparative approach (or benefit measurement model)?


A Linear programming

Correct Answer

B Murder boards

Wrong Answer

My Answer

C Benefit-to-cost ratios

D Peer review
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Pareto Chart
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Pareto Chart

Which corrective action will be most effective while using Pareto's rule in particular with respect to impact & cause of the problems?

A 75/25

B 80/20

(Wrong Answer)

My Answer

C90/10

Correct Answer


D 85/15

Can Somebody explain Why!
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethics Question
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Ethics Question

It is very difficult to determine what the question is asking for. If you think about PMI code of Ethics then option 3 is the best choice. To find a clue word is very difficult in that type of question. According to PMI Code of Ethics PM should be honest regarding his capabilities, he should inform ...
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contract Award
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Contract Award

When Contract is awarded by Procurement Department and Procurement Manager along with Contract Administrator is responsible awarding contract though Project Manager's participation is sometimes required. But who will finally sign off for the contract from buyer side.Project Sponsor's involvement as ...
by nazrulq
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Time Management Practice
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Time Management Practice

Critical Path , Start-B-C-E-H-End ; Duration : 16 Days Start-A-D-G-End ; Duration : 14 Days Start-B-E-H-End ; Duration : 12 Days Start-C-F-I-End ; Duration : 9 Days If Crushing or Fast tracking is required then first shorten activity H by 2 days. 2nd iteration Activity G etc. First Activity H is the...
by nazrulq
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Expert Judgement
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Expert Judgement

Project Competitor can provide expert Judgement as per Christopher Scordo exam question yes but as per Izenbridge explanation no. My opinion honest expert judgement can even be helpful from the competitor unless their is some different motivation to earn business! :D Can Manish Clarify please! Thanks.
by nazrulq
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Range of Estimates
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Range of Estimates

Rough order of Estimate went down from -25 % - 75% to new Definitive estimate -10% - + 10%. Old Budgeted Range was $3M to $5M . What could be the new range while using definitive estimate. Answer : Calculate the Mean = (3+5) x .5 = $4M New Range = .9x4 = $3.6 M and 1.1 x 4 = $4.4 New Range $3.6M to ...
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethics Question
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Ethics Question

Question: Project Manager has given high authority to take decisions but in project decision he has lack of experience. In this regards, what project manager has to do: 1. Take decision even though he has lack of experience. 2. Seek for Expert Judgement 3. Inform the higher management about his lack...
by nazrulq
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Time Estimation
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Time Estimation

There is no hard and fast rule what estimate strategy can be adopted but those are depending on the condition of project phases in which the project is running into. For the example at the beginning Analogous or Parametric Estimates are options when the scope is unknown. In initiating process Analog...

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