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by Prembalaji
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Please answer following question
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: Please answer following question

The Answer should be Option-D

d) Analyze the objection and determine if the requirements were deliberately dropped during the Define Scope process.
by Prembalaji
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Donw with PMP in first attempt - It's amazing!!
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: Donw with PMP in first attempt - It's amazing!!

Yes , there will be a confirmation call from Prometric , that u are appearing for the Exam , Also, u need to have a valid Photo Id proof, A Passport is always the best Proof that will be accepted universally , But i guess in India, since Adhar is also a Photo Id Proof , it should go through But i su...
by Prembalaji
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: NPV Vs BCR Vs IRR
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: NPV Vs BCR Vs IRR

This Link should do the trick for you in Understanding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIMMy8hh0WQ
by Prembalaji
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Management Query
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Procurement Management Query

The key for this question is He go back and check the contract which says “vendor to supply ten (15) machine”. In this situation what is the best thing sandy should do? A typo on the contract was identified much later , so as a PM what would you do . A convincing Explanation for this is available on...
by Prembalaji
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Identification
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Re: Risk Identification

A- If a risk is identified in a risk response plan, then that means that risk has already happened. Risk response plan will be created irrespective of the Risk Occurrence B- Once a risk has happened, you refer to the risk management plan to determine what action needs to be taken. Once a risk has ha...
by Prembalaji
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Owner
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: Risk Owner

If the Risk Owner is known then the 'RO 'will be assigned during Identify Risk process itself, if not then later. The key point is Risk Register is an Iterative document and it will be updated throughout the process, as u can notice that updating the Risk Register is an output of all the Risk Manage...
by Prembalaji
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Requests
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Change Requests

To get some clarity on your Question Please check out the topics "Constructive Change, Field Change, Contested Change" and maybe if u have time u can check out "ADR, Arbitration & Mediation". The above topics are not too important for exam perspective but is good to know for ...
by Prembalaji
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP EXAM SIMULATION
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: PMP EXAM SIMULATION

IZEN Mock Exams are of Good Standards ... You can give all of Izen Mock Exams a try first If you still need some more , check out Simplilearn, Head first , PM Exam simulator, Edwel Mock Exam. But do not waste money on paid Mock exams, there are sufficient amount of good quality mock exams available ...
by Prembalaji
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCOPE KNOWLEDGE AREA
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: SCOPE KNOWLEDGE AREA

create WBS—The process of subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.

Answer should be WBS
by Prembalaji
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: HR question
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: HR question

Any New Team will go through
Forming-> Storming -> Norming -> Performing

In the Question the "Team is already Formed" , hence the next stage would be "Storming" which would be conflict / struggle ,

hence Option B stands good
B.Role conflict struggles
by Prembalaji
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: End of Phase - what would you do first
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: End of Phase - what would you do first

3.Develop Project Charter : Theoretically, Project Charter should be validated before the start of every phase , Hence Option 3 stands good Ref : PMBOK guide Page 54 Large complex projects should be divided into separate phases. In such projects, the Initiating processes are carried out during subse...
by Prembalaji
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Group - Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 319

PMP Group - Forum

Dear All, Is there currently any active Group/Forum (Whatsapp/FB/LinkedIn) running around for PMP certified chaps? or would it be an idea to start such a Group at least for the people who are active in this forum? The Motive behind this would be to actively help each other for career developments, t...
by Prembalaji
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: During PMP exam do they provide scratch paper?
Replies: 6
Views: 1089

Re: During PMP exam do they provide scratch paper?

They Give you 2 A4 size pink color papers and 2 pencils, u cannot carry any of ur own stationary Items inside. And if run out of the 2 papers they provide u another set of 2 new papers in exchange of previously given papers. Which means u get to have only 2 papers on ur exam table at any given point...
by Prembalaji
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Ohhhh.....Yesssss........ 1st Success story of 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Ohhhh.....Yesssss........ 1st Success story of 2018

Dears Folks , Happy to announce that I've Obtained my PMP Certification Today with ABOVE TARGET rating, Thus ringing the 1st PMP Success story for 2018 (at Izenbridge forum) As of Today Im just gonna switch off all my Alarms and sleep for straight 8 hours, Ill share my PMP Journey for the aspirants ...
by Prembalaji
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: “Above Target” in all 5 domains PMP®
Replies: 6
Views: 1648

Re: Passed PMP® with “Above Target” in all 5 domains

Mighty Congrats Sachin ..... Enjoy your Hard Earned Victory and thanks for sharing your experience with the exam
by Prembalaji
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Q/A on procurement
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: Q/A on procurement

Procurement Audit is an explicit Tools and Technique for CLOSE Procuremnt .... Hence the answer stands good
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Discretionary dependencies
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Discretionary dependencies

How can a Project Manager use his knowledge of Discretionary dependencies on the Project? 1.It helps to determine the optional tasks in a project 2.Discretionary dependencies can be relaxed to fast track a project 3.Discretionary dependencies can be relaxed to crash a project 4.Discretionary depende...
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Resolution - Open Question
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Re: Conflict Resolution - Open Question

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by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: direct cost vs indirect
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: direct cost vs indirect

If the training provided to the Team members is to improve their competence towards the project (single project )and if the training aims to reap the benefits only towards the mentioned Project , then such training costs are Direct Costs If the Training provided aims at the benefit of the whole orga...
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Tricky Question
Replies: 10
Views: 1627

Re: Tricky Question

yes , the answer provided was to CUT the SCOPE .

But im not able to make peace with the answer .
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Resolution - Open Question
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Conflict Resolution - Open Question

Conflict Resolution - Open Question

Folks plz share your rationale


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by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cracked PMP
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: Cracked PMP

Many Congrats Buddy, Thanks for sharing your Insights .... Enjoy your hard earned Victory
by Prembalaji
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Matrix Organization Reporting System
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: Matrix Organization Reporting System

If I remember correctly, from few of Saket's Webinars ...... if the question doesn't carry any specific Information regarding org structure, it is to be considered as MATRIX (balanced).
by Prembalaji
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Oh wow -Such a Relaxing Feeling !!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1422

Re: Oh wow -Such a Relaxing Feeling !!!!!

By the way, how would you compare the Quality of Questions on the REAL exam ,
Which of the Mock exam would you say is comparable to the REAL exam
by Prembalaji
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Oh wow -Such a Relaxing Feeling !!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1422

Re: Oh wow -Such a Relaxing Feeling !!!!!

Great work ..... and Mighty congrats

Many Thanks for your detailed insight , Enjoy your victory
by Prembalaji
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Closing phase
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Re: Closing phase

Yes, Litigations and Unresolved claims that end up in courts, should be settled after closing the Procurement.

Procurement closure need not wait for Litigations to get settled.

Saket's video on Procurement closure explains this in details
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO #9
Replies: 0
Views: 330

SCORDO #9

Mary is managing a process improvement project. She is currently identifying her project stakeholders and populating the stakeholder register. The project sponsor has asked Mary to use the project's procurement documents as an input to this process as well. What could be the reason behind this reque...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO question -2
Replies: 0
Views: 262

SCORDO question -2

Your have recently finished an advanced project management training course that was paid for by your project budget. Because the budget for your project is not large enough to train any other resources on the project, your manager has asked you to make copies of the course materials and distribute t...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO question
Replies: 0
Views: 487

SCORDO question

You took over a project from an individual who was let go. You are reading the project documentation and found the project charter was signed by five managers. What should be your primary concern at this time? A. Determining reporting structure B. Communicating in a matrix organization C. Getting a ...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Resolution
Replies: 0
Views: 244

Conflict Resolution

You are a PM and your team is executing the work packages to create a software package. Two of the project's stakeholders have just asked for changes that each says should be the number on priority. What is the BEST thing to do 1.Have the project team, meet the stakeholders to decide which change is...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Tricky Question
Replies: 10
Views: 1627

Tricky Question

You are assigned as the PM for an Highy important [project in your organization. You have only been given 10 resources and there are no more resources available in the company, The Project should be completed in a period which is half the time that will take you to complete the project with the avai...
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk management proces
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: Risk management proces

Lets Look at deriving the answer using elimination method A : is directly taking about Risk Identification - very much an element of Risk management process B: Risk Prioritization - very much an element of Risk management process C: Risk Response plan, to be precise its contingency response plan (Kn...
by Prembalaji
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communication Question
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Communication Question

Dear Folks, plz share yr answer and rationale, im not convinced with the answer provided, In a team meeting, Natasha has asked her team members if anyone knows how to write a particular code where you require C language expertise. Jeff in reply responded "C language? Yes Ma'am I have learned th...
by Prembalaji
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: What should the PM do
Replies: 0
Views: 302

What should the PM do

Dear Folks , Plz share ur answer and rationale Your employee is three days late with a report. Five minutes before the meeting where the topic of the report is to be discussed, she hands you the report. You notice some serious errors in it. What should you do? 1.Cancel the meeting and reschedule whe...
by Prembalaji
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO #40
Replies: 2
Views: 492

SCORDO #40

Dear Team , can you plz share your answers and rationale 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 set up the link is 45 days. Since the initial phase of the...
by Prembalaji
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO EVM QUESTION
Replies: 1
Views: 366

SCORDO EVM QUESTION

Dear Folks plz share ur rationale, the answer from scordo is not convincing

What is the BEST way to make an accurate forecasting of ETC?
A. EAC - AC
B. BAC – EV
C. Manual forecasting of cost of the remaining work.
D. (BAC – EV)/CPI
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO PMP Questions - 2013 Edition
Replies: 1
Views: 665

SCORDO PMP Questions - 2013 Edition

Dear Experts , Can someone kindly advise on the Question Quality of SCORDO PMP Questions - 2013 Edition, I understand that there is a new 2016 edition, but are the 2013 edition questions still relevant ? Also if someone has the 2016 SCORDO questions, can you please share it for our reference Please ...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO PMP Questions - 2013 Edition
Replies: 1
Views: 740

SCORDO PMP Questions - 2013 Edition

Dear Experts , Can someone kindly advise on the Question Quality of SCORDO PMP Questions - 2013 Edition, I understand that there is a new 2016 edition, but are the 2013 edition questions still relevant ? Also if someone has the 2016 SCORDO questions, can you please share it for our reference Please ...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: PMP® Clarification Session 25th Nov
Replies: 3
Views: 8300

Re: PMP® Clarification Session 25th Nov

BTW , how did ur PMP Exam go , can you share your experience
by Prembalaji
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Fast Crashing ?????
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Fast Crashing ?????

Is there really a concept called as Fast Crashing :shock: , or should we just consider it as Crashing , Technique ??? :roll: or is it just a ambiguous typo In a project that you are managing, you have decided to do fast crashing . This means: Making the resources work overtime Reducing the duration ...
by Prembalaji
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Response - Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 880

Risk Response - Q1

For a project that you are managing, you decide to respond to an identified risk by clarifying requirements and obtaining information very early in the project. This strategy is called as?

Avoid
Transfer
Mitigate
Accept
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Straightforward Question - Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Straightforward Question - Reasoning

Dear Folks , please share your reasoning


If you are working on a project with constantly changing scope, which
contract type would work best when hiring an outside vendor to complete a
portion of the work?

A. Cost reimbursable
B. Lump sum
C. Time and material
D. Fixed price
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethical Question - Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Ethical Question - Reasoning

Dear Folks , Please share your answer and reasoning Your company has temporarily assigned you to serve as a project manager at a company location outside your home country. While meeting with a vendor your first day on the job, you are presented with a gift. The corporate policy at the headquarters ...
by Prembalaji
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quampus-200 Questions Test - 2 [XSP/54703P/1] EVM
Replies: 2
Views: 767

Re: Quampus-200 Questions Test - 2 [XSP/54703P/1] EVM

"The initial BAC is $600,000 and ETC at this moment is $300,000." So presuming the Initial BAC was 600,000 and amount of work completed is $300,000 , Hence the ETC at the moment before the recomputation ETC could be BAC - (actual work done ) = $300,000 And as u mentioned this info on the q...
by Prembalaji
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question #5 - Reasoning
Replies: 3
Views: 855

Re: Mock Exam Question #5 - Reasoning

Yes correct answer is D
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Difference between bidder and seller
Replies: 2
Views: 639

Re: Difference between bidder and seller

Just going by the context, Experts, please advise Bidder - The state of the Vendor before the selection is made (in context: A Procurement activity can have many bidders until the "one" vendor is selected ) Seller - The state of the vendor once they are selected ( selecting that "one&...
by Prembalaji
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question #5 - Reasoning
Replies: 3
Views: 855

Mock Exam Question #5 - Reasoning

Dear Folks , Please share your reasoning You are the Project Manager for XYZ project. The scope of the project has been completed. You receive a request for a new module to be developed as part of this project. What should you do next? a. You should approach the Project sponsor and ask her for a new...
by Prembalaji
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#4 - Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 548

Mock Exam Question#4 - Reasoning

Deear Folks , Please share your thought process You are assigned to a new project and when you start the work, you find that the project charter has been prepared. However, nothing has been done beyond that. What will you do next? 1.Prepare a PI Matrix for Risks 2.Start the preparation of Project Ma...
by Prembalaji
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning
Replies: 4
Views: 663

Re: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning

Correct Answer is : A
by Prembalaji
Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning
Replies: 4
Views: 575

Re: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning

Correct Answer is : Avoiding Risk

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