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by ajaynit
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: During PMP exam do they provide scratch paper?
Replies: 0
Views: 1

During PMP exam do they provide scratch paper?

Hi, just wondering, for those of you who took the exam, do you recall how much scratch paper is given? Is it like a couple sheets of paper A4 size or just little note cards or??? I am building my "brain dump" and I was just thinking, maybe I won't have enough room! also can carry my own pe...
by ajaynit
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Walk-through v/s audit
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Walk-through v/s audit

My understanding: Audit is formal & done by internal Quality assurance dept of organization or by external auditors but is for sure done by people/group not from project.------my project got audited last week and it was red in some areas and you can guess what might have happened after that :-)...
by ajaynit
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: PMBOK GUIDE 5
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: PMBOK GUIDE 5

project life cycle could be predictive, iterative/incremental,adaptive/agile
project management life cycle and its related processes are initiation/planning/execution/monitoring/closing

both are completely different stuffs
by ajaynit
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Schedule for Preparation - Working Mom
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Schedule for Preparation - Working Mom

This is Quite a interesting question and being a regular izenbridge forum visitor i couldn't resist myself from responding to this question. to speak about myself, i do it whenever i have time.. no fixed timings . though the planning is done as 2-3 hrs on weekdays (evenings/night) and 3-5 hrs on wee...
by ajaynit
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Comm Management
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Comm Management

by ajaynit
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Responsibilty of Project Funding / Procurement Audit ( Very Important)
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Responsibilty of Project Funding / Procurement Audit ( Very Important)

1st question's answer:
option 4

1st question's answer:
option 2

Nazrul, whats correct answer?
by ajaynit
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question #4 : analytical techniques evaluates investment
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Question #4 : analytical techniques evaluates investment

I go with discounted cash flow.. Manish sir, Correct answer plaese
by ajaynit
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question #1 political unrest in the vendor's location
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: Question #1 political unrest in the vendor's location

I go with c.. What's correct answer Manish sir?
by ajaynit
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Close Project/Phase
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: Close Project/Phase

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by ajaynit
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: work around and fallback is confusing me :-(
Replies: 0
Views: 47

work around and fallback is confusing me :-(

i have a risk. i accepted it and did active acceptance means planned for contingency risk occurred intial response (planned one, i.e contigency plan) to risk didnt go well so i switched to workaround (not a planned one). workaround didn't go well i switched to fall back plan (Planned one) means ulti...
by ajaynit
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk trigger is identified during which process?
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Risk trigger is identified during which process?

Risk trigger is identified during which process?
as per my interpretation of PMBOK its identified during "identify risk process" as well as "Plan risk response process"?

any expert advice please?
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish Sir Please help..as per PMBOK, Page 346,Contingency Plans or fallback plans are same..
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Manish Sir Please help..as per PMBOK, Page 346,Contingency Plans or fallback plans are same..

as per PMBOK, Page 346,Contingency Plans or fallback plans are mentioned as same.. 11.5.2.3 - last statement. Question 1:contingency is already part of positive and negative (Accept ) risk response strategy then why is it again separately mentioned under contingent response strategies Questions 2: h...
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: risk response/contingency plan/workaround/fallback
Replies: 0
Views: 50

risk response/contingency plan/workaround/fallback

Manish Sir, i have illustrated my understanding below, please confirm if i am good here. Scenario: i am managing a event and calling 10 speakers from all over globe all have accepted the invitation . risk: looking at lesson learnt from previous events ,atleast one speaker may turn up only on last da...
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Any recommendations for PMP Mocks ?
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Any recommendations for PMP Mocks ?

thanks for your valuable inputs kushal, glad to see you back on forum
i liked your time frame & locked (incuboard) mobile suggestion. :-) for sure i am going to follow that.
thanks again.
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Any recommendations for PMP Mocks ?
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Any recommendations for PMP Mocks ?

Please recommend some good mocks for PMP.
one is izenbridge's KA wise, Process group wise & full length simulations
other than these can you recommend me some good mocks Please.

Please send the Mocks to my email ID ajay.nit@gmail.com


Best Regards
Ajay
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates

i got another or may be same query on same line while re-visiting risk management area: i interpret that PMBOK ITTO table assumes that when we are doing risk management at first then scope baseline is ready but no other baselines are ready yet. Plan risk response says that due to this risk planning ...
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Defect Repair
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Defect Repair

tricky part is its just showing sign of wear and tear but nothing has happened yet.Production lines are working fine. no production failures. so there is no defect as such as of now . Because of wear and tear some problem is going to happen in future is not a characteristic of defect. Question is te...
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: How to Calculate Loaded Hourly Rate
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: How to Calculate Loaded Hourly Rate

one of the tricky part of this question is "overhead costs are 50 % of this total cost" My calculation: Wage of the worker = $ 20/ hour Fringe Benefit = 10% of 20 = $2 /hour Over Head 50% of total cost i.e 50% of (20+2) =$ 11 /hour Loaded hourly rate = $ ( 20+2+11) = $ 33 Answer D. Note:I ...
by ajaynit
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: reserve analysis as a tool for control cost but not for control schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 53

reserve analysis as a tool for control cost but not for control schedule

as per PMBOK , reserve analysis is one of the tool for controlling cost but nothing is mentioned about reserve analysis can be used for controlling schedule.. I feel it can be even used as tool for controlling schedule? because one need to see how much time of contingency reserve is still available....
by ajaynit
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: trade-off vs compromise
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: trade-off vs compromise

Scenario: customer wanted double of what was planned . trade-0ff: Being a PM you asked him to pay 2/3 times of what was planned .both party agreed and all happy. Compromise Being a PM you asked him to pay 2/3 times of what was planned Both party didnt agree but both side discussed and arrived a sol...
by ajaynit
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: some knowladge gap i have
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: some knowladge gap i have

first i thought of typing the responses but seems like Monday is not going to allow me to do that...
but I can discuss in details about these using sync communication mode.
by ajaynit
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates

thanks Manish sir, sorry bothering you too much during your holidays..
by ajaynit
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates

many processes have output as CR, mostly control and execution processes and only one from planning (plan Procurement mngmt). CR ultimately leads to Project management plan (relevant subsidiary plan) update. ideally this way... Process-->Raise CR--> Perform Integrated Change control --> Approved CR-...
by ajaynit
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir any expert advice here---PMBOK 5th edition---page no 417 onwards
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Manish sir any expert advice here---PMBOK 5th edition---page no 417 onwards

i am mainly focusing till page 417 of pmbok i.e till the end of last chapter stakeholder management.. after that there is annex A1, appendix x1 and so on which i have not touch atall but have just gone through glossary.. can someone advise please if i am missing on something here by leaving things a...
by ajaynit
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Work Performance Reports & Develop PM plan
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Work Performance Reports & Develop PM plan

let me try answering with whatever limited knowledge i have, others can correct me if needed. you made a plan for shopping on sunday (07 Jan) 1 pm-7pm .so shopping is your project and you have made project management plan for shopping like : scope as 3 Gowns(Plan scope mngmt) budget as 9k (Plan cost...
by ajaynit
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Ohhhh.....Yesssss........ 1st Success story of 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 249

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

My heartiest congratulations on your achievement Balaji!

i am sure Many like me are waiting to hear more from you :-)
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: not able to upload an excel file
Replies: 1
Views: 68

not able to upload an excel file

Hi, I have prepared a sample risk register in excel. i have identified stakeholders (i.e first column of stakeholder register) and then i have done stake holder analysis using power interest matrix to classify stakeholders. now based on this i want to fill up the remaining columns i.e classification...
by ajaynit
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Stakeholders
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Project Stakeholders

in the introduction video of stakeholder management, saket refers people surrounding Project team as stakeholders like customer, sponsor,functional manager etc.. so with that logic Project team will include (from IT industry prospective) poeple like developers, testers, architects etc. now in anothe...
by ajaynit
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Pert Estimate
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Pert Estimate

sorry for responding without having any opinion on this but looking (Highlevel) at question couldnot resist to share that i am feeling a bit nervous thinking are these going to be PMP real exams question standards? :cry: :cry: :cry:
by ajaynit
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?

thanks Manish Sir .you made it simple for me...

can you please relate (Similarity or diffeence) risk exposure too with these three terms ?
by ajaynit
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?

are these terms all same:

Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure?
by ajaynit
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Qualitative and Quantitative risk assesment
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Qualitative and Quantitative risk assesment

key input for "Identify risk" process comes from all knowledge areas and we get risk register as output.. This risk register is i/p to qualitative risk assessment and other key i/p is scope baseline (My question: why again scope baseline mentioned here separately when it was anyways consid...
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?

Thanks for responding Manish Sir.

is not scope of work defined in Procurement SOW is actually based on BUY of "Make or buy decision" ?
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WHY Change request is o/p of planning as well as Conduct Procurement
Replies: 1
Views: 86

WHY Change request is o/p of planning as well as Conduct Procurement

1. Assume My projects scope is wbs having elements "ABC" & "XYZ" 2. i plan to do procurement for my project. decided that "XYZ" WBS element will be bought (make or buy decision) from outside this step generated change request 3. now i start my conduct procurement w...
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Difference between Source selection criteria & perform evaluation
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Difference between Source selection criteria & perform evaluation

while source selection criteria is o/p of plan procurement management and proposal evaluation is tool and technique for seller's proposal evaluation... proposal evaluation is going to be completely based on source selection criteria? goal of proposal evaluation is to have point to point criteria mee...
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?

i am reading through procurement management for the first time and somewhere feeling a bit confused about procurement SOW & "Make or buy decisions"..

Can i say "make or buy decisions" is somwhere subset of Procurement SOW?
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Gloosary in PMBOK
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Gloosary in PMBOK

Thanks for sharing your opinion Kushal & Sures..
by ajaynit
Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Gloosary in PMBOK
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Gloosary in PMBOK

how important it is to mug-up gloosary ( terms given in PMBOK) for PMP exam? while its obvious that we must understand its meaning and concept but sometimes we tend to forget specific words or terms with specific definitions ... i know its kind of open question or rather vague question but any free ...
by ajaynit
Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Discretionary dependencies
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: Discretionary dependencies

I feel it should be :


2.Discretionary dependencies can be relaxed to fast track a project
by ajaynit
Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet
Replies: 6
Views: 184

Re: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet

Got the approval mail few mins back... No audit, so was able to schedule test immediately.
count down starts :D :D
by ajaynit
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet
Replies: 6
Views: 184

Re: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet

yeah, i should call them tomorrow sometime.. you have their India number/email id handy?
by ajaynit
Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet
Replies: 6
Views: 184

Re: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet

thanks for responding...hope i get approval in 2-3 days..Because of March 2018 exam change, getting exam slot is going be another challenge...
by ajaynit
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet
Replies: 6
Views: 184

submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet

Hi i submitted my PMP application 5 days ago but haven't received any mail from PMI asking for next steps. status online shows "You have submitted your PMP application and PMI is reviewing it" i know i am being little impatient and kiddish by checking it every moment :-). but such is the n...
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: why not scope baseline
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: why not scope baseline

Thanks Mam
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Getting mail from PMI for completing application
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Getting mail from PMI for completing application

thanks for responding Sures
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Getting mail from PMI for completing application
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Getting mail from PMI for completing application

Give them sometime! A couple of weeks or so. I think you are good to go for the exam.Should be no auditing and your experience has been accepted by them.Just wait a bit. Hopefully, it helps! Thanks. Thanks Nazrul, i understand ... my only worry was why am i getting mail for completing my applicatio...
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Getting mail from PMI even after completing application
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Getting mail from PMI even after completing application

HI i have submitted my application on 20 the December and i also got a mail from PMI stating your application is received. now after that since yesterday i have got 2-3 mails (may be these are routine mails) stating, complete your application., you are just few steps away from PMI i am little confus...
by ajaynit
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Getting mail from PMI for completing application
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Getting mail from PMI for completing application

HI i have submitted my application on 20 the December and i also got a mail from PMI stating your application is received. now after that since yesterday i have got 2-3 mails (may be these are routine mails) stating, complete your application., you are just few steps away from PMI i am little confus...
by ajaynit
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: why not scope baseline
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: why not scope baseline

perfect, thank you so much sures... the very first paragraph of yours made it crystal clear...
by ajaynit
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: why not scope baseline
Replies: 2
Views: 117

why not scope baseline

can someone please clarify this. many thanks.. in schedule/time management whenever its talked about assumption/constraint or dependency then its referenced to project scope statement but never to scope baseline... like sequence activity process has got input mentioned as project scope statement? in...

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