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by suresi00
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Gloosary in PMBOK
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: Gloosary in PMBOK

It is better to read it one time and to understand the difference between different tools. For example what is the difference between assumption analysis and checklist analysis or between QFD and JAD.
by suresi00
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Dangerous Stakeholder
Replies: 3
Views: 495

Re: Dangerous Stakeholder

https://pmstudycircle.com/2015/09/salie ... keholders/

This will give u the idea of who is dangerous and who is dominant.
by suresi00
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Explanation of All Tools and Techniques used by all Process Groups
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: Explanation of All Tools and Techniques used by all Process Groups

A goof idea may be to use ITTO excel from Izenbridge and write why we use this tool( explain the tool). It will make things clear . I did it while studying but not in a formatted form. If you can do that it will be an asset all who are looking for it.
by suresi00
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Getting mail from PMI for completing application
Replies: 4
Views: 502

Re: Getting mail from PMI for completing application

I received my certificate around 2.00 PM and in hr received an email asking me to block the time for the test as exams are changing. So it is all possible to get these types of email. Please login into your PMI account verify status there. Emails are auto generated with different settings. Until the...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question #3 : Tools
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Re: Question #3 : Tools

Balaji,

I think this is an easy one. Can you please let us know your answer the explanation why you chose that one? This question type is very important for exam.
by suresi00
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed the PMP exam
Replies: 16
Views: 2433

Re: Passed the PMP exam

Hi Mine was different from Kushals exam. I need to visualize ITTO to answer questions. So depending on how clear your concepts are you can nail it. If you get an intertwined question are you able to break them into pieces and find out the what went wrong here or what needs to be done. Then you are g...
by suresi00
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Pmp-Bidder conference
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: Pmp-Bidder conference

These two are two tools used in conduct procurement ( executing process group) Bidder conference is for clarifying the questions related to Procurement SOW,. For example if your company wants to procure a service for running the cafeteria. 1) You put the advertisement saying we are looking for peopl...
by suresi00
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Oh wow -Such a Relaxing Feeling !!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1290

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

As kushal said I didn't see nay paragraph questions. But I do have some tricky math questions.
Dynamic mock of Izenbridge is the best. Mock 3 was more on glossary , I didn't get much of that . Exam is different for each one.
I luv math so was happy when I saw all math questions.
by suresi00
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Oh wow -Such a Relaxing Feeling !!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1290

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

Hello all, So happy to inform you all that I passed the exam yesterday with all knowledge areas above target. Here are my some points which will help you in your endeavor. When did you book the exam ?[/color] August 2017 ( no audit easy approval) When did you start studying for the exam ? Oct 17 201...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: why not scope baseline
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: why not scope baseline

We use scope statement for ensuring about the assumptions and constraints ( double checking). We are not worried about wbs and wbs dictionary now as those are captured by our Activities. This is how I remembered. I am asking my team members to do the estimation of activity duration , I will give the...
by suresi00
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contingency plans are acceptance
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: Contingency plans are acceptance

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3128

Refer this post really elaborated.

PM accepted that risk as an active risk and now he is doing a contingency reserve. As in PMP we are selecting the best of the best

Answer C is what he is doing.
by suresi00
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Response - Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 766

Re: Risk Response - Q1

So here we are reducing risk exposure by understanding the requirements, After reading the blog it seems to me that it is an example of mitigation. Is my answer right?
by suresi00
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Izenbridge ( dynamic) Question on change control
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Izenbridge ( dynamic) Question on change control

Justin is performing actions such as reporting and comparing actual results against project management plan, analyzing performance data and determining if corrective or preventive action should be recommended, documenting all information, gathering and recording project information and monitoring ap...
by suresi00
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Weak Matrix
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Re: Weak Matrix

So what is the answer Sir?
by suresi00
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing procedure
Replies: 2
Views: 349

Re: Closing procedure

One question A project manager is in the final closure phase of the project. Which of the following should he do first as part of the project closure activity? A. Get formal sign off from the customer to confirm customer acceptance of final deliverable B. Measure customer satisfaction as a key perfo...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing procedure
Replies: 2
Views: 349

Closing procedure

Manish sir,

Can you give me the step by step procedure for closing the procedure. I see questions on what comes first.
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change control
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Change control

You are a project manager for an IT company. Your project is in the final phases of execution. The project status is well within the budget and you are almost a week ahead of your schedule. During the final testing phase of the project, you realize that the performance of the product can be increase...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope statement
Replies: 1
Views: 280

Scope statement

You are a project manager taking over a project midway. The project is in the execution stage. You would like to know more about the project deliverables, work required to complete those deliverables, project constraints, assumptions, etc. Which of the following documents would be most useful? A. Wo...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Weak Matrix
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Weak Matrix

A project manager in a weak matrix organization performs the role of communication coordinator and has little power to make decisions. He reports to a high-level manager. He is probably fulfilling the role of a: A. Project Coordinator B. Project Expeditor C. Project Lead D. Lead Coordinator Why is t...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Whom to contact for resource
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Whom to contact for resource

The project manager and a functional manager cannot reach agreement about the assignment of resources for a project. The functional manager insists that the resources are not available due to other priorities. In this case the conflict will require the assistance of the___________ to reach a solutio...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk ( from Simplilearn)
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Risk ( from Simplilearn)

Your team is using a probability impact matrix. The scales on each axis of the matrix are labeled Very High, High, Moderate, Low and Very Low. Which process is your team performing? a) A cardinal scale b) An ordinal scale c) SWOT analysis d) Quantitative risk analysis The answer is d. I don't rememb...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Review meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Review meeting

by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WBS
Replies: 1
Views: 276

WBS

The _____________ aids in creating a more detailed definition of the scope of the project and can be used to validate the work of the project. a) Scope baseline b) Work breakdown structure c) Project charter d) Alternatives identification Manish sir, I wrote the answer as Scope baseline, thinking th...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contingency
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Contingency

The project you are working on is over halfway through and you have begun to measure that price increases on the steel that you require for the project have gone 8% over your estimate for price increases over the timeframe of the project. As a result you put in place a policy to procure all the rema...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk
Replies: 0
Views: 290

Risk

You and your project team have completed your risk register, including planned responses to identified risks. What is your next step? A: Update the work breakdown structure . B: Begin the Control Risks process. C: Perform another iteration of the risk register. D: Update your project sponsor on the ...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Re: Conflict resolution

I think I got the answer, it says it is even more important to find the right solution. so we have to find a problem solving method. Still sir please express you viewd
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Conflict resolution

You are holding a weekly project meeting when a disagreement between two members of the project team begins. The disagreement is over a technical detail of the project. It is important that the conflicting opinions of the two team members be resolved as quickly as possible. It is even more important...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Critical path methods
Replies: 1
Views: 299

Critical path methods

Manish sir,

Rita has a different method of calculating by starting with 0 while Saket sir showed us starting with 1( which is in accordance with PMBok example).

The answer for these method will be different when we calculate Float. What do you say , stick with PmBOK?
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule variance
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: Schedule variance

Answer is C. First I didn't wrote that one. Then I started thinking any deviation from the baseline needs to be investigated if it is good or bad.

But sir I would like to hear view points.
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Critical chain and Path
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Critical chain and Path

I used elimination method and wrote A. Their answer was D
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Critical chain and Path
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Critical chain and Path

During a discussion with a fellow project manager you realize that they are using the terms critical path method and critical chain method incorrectly. You offer some pieces of advice and insight into how the two methods are different. Which of these statements about the critical path method and the...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change Control
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Change Control

Your client has requested a change to the project and as a result you are preparing a change request according to the approved change control process that your project management methodology prescribes. A project administrator on your project asks to assist in the preparation and assessment of the c...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule variance
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Schedule variance

After measuring your project performance you note that your schedule variance is $75,000. What would your BEST course of action be? A: You don’t need to fast track the schedule as a positive schedule variance means you are ahead of time. B: You don’t need to crash the schedule as a positive schedule...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Management Plan and Schedule Management Plan
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Project Management Plan and Schedule Management Plan

Manish sir, I have seen questions where they ask which management plan gives us details for example regarding the scheduling of activities and defining the roles and responsibilities who is responsible for those activities. Choices 1) Project management plan 2) schedule management plan My question i...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: what is Sunk cost ? should it be considered whether to continue with troubled project?
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: what is Sunk cost ? should it be considered whether to continue with troubled project?

Sunk cost is defined as something you already lost. You cannot recover it back. I hope this example will help you. Let’s say a company spent $5 million building an airplane. Before the plane is complete, the managers learn that it is obsolete and no airline will buy it. The market has evolved and no...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation?
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re: Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation?

Manish sir, Page 54 just above the figure 3-4 the sentence states like this : " Although project team may help in writing the project charter the standard assumes that business case assessment, approval and funding are handled external to the project boundaries. A project boundary is defined as...
by suresi00
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO #40
Replies: 2
Views: 430

Re: SCORDO #40

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3367

Had discussion on this. can see the last posts on it they explain clearly.

The answer is plan procurement where you have the project schedule as an input which decides what needs to be procured when .
by suresi00
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SCORDO EVM QUESTION
Replies: 1
Views: 303

Re: SCORDO EVM QUESTION

manual forecasting is the best way as we estimating again bottom up for remaining work, all others are our expectation of behavior if it goes in this way this is the final budget. Manual is tedious but redoing always give more accuracy
by suresi00
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation?
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re: Project Boundary starts after Project charter preparation?

The key objective of project charter to define the project start and project boundaries. Project officially starts with the authorization of Project chart . Please refer PMBOK page 424. It says the project starts with authorization of project charter. To me then Project charter is outside the bounda...
by suresi00
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: Closing

A , the final deliverable acceptance letter
by suresi00
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: Closing

I know now read RITA:-)
by suresi00
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Develop team
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Develop team

These are from Oliver 175 and also from Izenbridge { mock}
So these are the sources
by suresi00
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: QFD
Replies: 0
Views: 280

QFD

http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewtopic.php?t=5582 Saket sir has answered this question. Manish sir, I feel like QFD is the right answer as it is dealing not only with customers as per the question. And also it specifically says critical implicit and explicit. Saket sir said QFD otherwise known as VOC...
by suresi00
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Qucampus mock 4 question 17
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Qucampus mock 4 question 17

You are managing one federal government project and you are in process of collecting requirements. While facilitating requirement gathering workshop you are finding difficulty in developing any consensus on requirements. Some of the people are talking about areas which have no relation with the prob...
by suresi00
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Charter
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Project Charter

http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3121 Which of the following BEST describes what a project charter may be used for when work is being completed? Manish sir, the question is confusing because of the last wordings which says When work is being completed. Can you please look at the t...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Time maangement
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Time maangement

A project manager tracks the work of team members using a network logic diagram. Which effect will the presence of an actual finish date have on the calculation of float for the finished activity? o Finished activities have only float left when they have been completed on schedule. o Calculating fre...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Closing

What is not the main purpose of a final project report? o Preparing acceptance of the final product, service or result. o Making stakeholders aware that the project has been closed out. o Acknowledging what has been done and achieved by all contributors. o If a project has been cancelled before comp...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Conflict resolution

During a post-mortem meeting, discussion arises about who has to take responsibility for some major failures. It has become obvious that the attendees of the meeting will not come to a jointly accepted conclusion. What is not an appropriate strategy for such a situation? o Separate the people from t...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Develop team
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Develop team

During execution of your project you have observed that a team member is getting isolated by other team members. Which is a wrong approach in such a situation? o The interpersonal relationships between team members are their private issue. You should not interfere. o You should apply team building m...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality and warrnaty
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Quality and warrnaty

You are currently finishing a project under contract to develop and build some machining equipment for a customer. Your organization took over the obligation to solve certain problems if they come up during a contractual warranty period of one year after start of production. What do you not have to ...

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