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by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WPI versus WPD
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: WPI versus WPD

done
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: WPI vs WPD
Replies: 7
Views: 1149

Re: WPI vs WPD

its WPI, i do not agree with explanation provided by scordo
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control chart UCL and LCL
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: Control chart UCL and LCL

not an expert in this area. will help if you share the explanation provided in the answer
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Close Procurement
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Close Procurement

Not as per PMBOK , its a separate process in scope knowledge area, however in real life within the close procurement process you encapsulate contract related scope validation
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: decision making on reallocation of resource in a project
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: decision making on reallocation of resource in a project

dont spend time on this unless there is a good explanation, to me this question looks baseless defies all logic
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: Conflict resolution

A project team member has been having a big disagreement with another team member for over two months when the other team members become involved. The issues are complex, but you have specific experience in the area and know what needs to be done. The BEST choice would be to: it would be good to se...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: R&D teseting Question
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: R&D teseting Question

if verification testing can be done quick and cheap why would you want to inform management and create panic.
you are not hiding anything or doing any unethical act at this stage
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Difference between bidder and seller
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Difference between bidder and seller

your explanation for seller and bidder is right A tender and a bid technically mean the same thing in the procurement context. however tender is widely used for standard products procurement whereas proposal is for moe complex/customized/non standard product and/or services. in legal word they have ...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is this formula right
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: Is this formula right

EAC = AC + ETC
ETC = Budget cost for remaining work should be changed as per the Cost Performance Index
ETC = (BAC – EV) / CPI
EAC = AC + (BAC-EV)/ CPI
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Project Integration

good question and thanks for sharing
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scodo tools
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: Scodo tools

Resource calendar is a project document
quality checklist can be treated as a tool
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Time reporting by team member
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: Time reporting by team member

done
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Team members record the time spend on different activities during the day
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: Project Team members record the time spend on different activities during the day

You have your project team members record the time they spend on different activities during the day such as: programming, electrical, HVAC, etc. This is an example of a tool and technique in what process? A. Manage Communications B. Direct and Manage Project Work C. Monitor and Control Project Wor...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Work authorization system based communication
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Work authorization system based communication

emails and memos are informal as per PMBOK page 287
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Charter - pre assignment. resources
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Project Charter - pre assignment. resources

Jerry is project manager and in process of creating scope statement, he needs to know which team members are assigned to his project as of today. Where should Jerry refer to ? Project Charter Human resource management plan Staffing assignments Either of above - Solution You are in early stage of cr...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016

the questions have been influenced by PBA as a lot of focus is on initiation, and pre initiation stages in project including benefit realization
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: Control Risk

yes thats true else I will go with M and C Project work
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Re: Quality

You are part of the company who deals in arranging concert of big international singers. You have been assigned as a Project manager of series of concert of a singer in your country. You are expecting huge transactions and increased work load which make you think that it should be subcontracted to ...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder and decision making
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Stakeholder and decision making

As project manager, you have met with the stakeholders, and certain high-profile stakeholders have provided you with a series of change requests that fundamentally alter the project and raise the risk to an unacceptably high level. The stakeholders have heard your explanation of this, but they rema...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: Project Integration

You have been authorized in a project charter to manage development of a new software product that you do not believe will succeed. You have made these feelings clear to your company, but they wish you to manage the project anyway. What would be the best course of action in this case? lets go with ...
by manishpn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule constraints
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Schedule constraints

yes thats correct
by manishpn
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Scope

Your customer instructs you that he would like to bypass creating a work breakdown structure in favor of creating a more detailed activity definition list. You have expressed disagreement with the customer on this approach, but he remains insistent. What is the best way to handle this situation? A....
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Ethical Dilemma
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Ethical Dilemma

done
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Ethical question
Replies: 8
Views: 398

Re: Ethical question

6789962e-8b45-46e5-a47a-6086a9f577f5.jpg As pr PMI, Practice of ethics may differ from culture to culture, A situation described can be very relevant to countries in middle east or some African countries as well. You cannot override a countries culture but have to respect that even though it may no...
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost management
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Cost management

You are in a project performance review meeting with your project sponsor. His concern over the reported spending efficiency of 90% seems mitigated by the explanation of increased labor costs which were not anticipated when budgeting the project. He has accepted your forecasted budget overrun , but...
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: notify stakeholders
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: notify stakeholders

read question carefully to get catch right statement/word that can help you choose option
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: One more Delivering Extra
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Re: One more Delivering Extra

Thanks Kushal. Manish, I have one more question related to the same topic: Question 81: You are completing the work defined in the project scope statement of a new software development project when a team member points out that you have an opportunity to deliver enhanced capability to the client at...
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Delivering Extra
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Delivering Extra

Manish, I have one more question related to the same topic: Question 81: You are completing the work defined in the project scope statement of a new software development project when a team member points out that you have an opportunity to deliver enhanced capability to the client at no extra cost,...
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Delivering Extra
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Delivering Extra

Question #: Your project is reporting a CPI of 1.02 and a SPI of 1.1. The project you are delivering is for a customer who is notoriously difficult to please. Your team comes up with a way to deliver more functionality in the project than the customer is expecting, at a lower cost, and the change w...
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: notify stakeholders
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: notify stakeholders

While performing an audit on a project run by another project manager, a certified PMP, you find that project processes have not been followed, and that company procurement policies have been repeatedly violated. What do you do? A. Develop a plan to deal with the associated problems. B. Ask the pro...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Quality

agree what is source of this question?
by manishpn
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 106

Re: Conflict resolution

in my view except confronting or problem solving rest all are temporary solution
avoid such question in Exam you will only get situational question wrt conflict resolution
by manishpn
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder management
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Stakeholder management

You are in process of developing action plan for involving stakeholders in your project activities; you are identifying stakeholders need, interest and impact they can make on project success. Which process are you performing? • Manish sir, I feel like the sentence " you are identifying stakeh...
by manishpn
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning

This looks avoiding as the based on 'Team member is not planned to work on any of the critical path'
When you avoid the risk it means you change your plan to completely eliminate the probability of the risk occurring or the effect of the risk if it does occur.
by manishpn
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk and EVM
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Risk and EVM

A recent earned value analysis shows that your project is 20 percent complete, the CPI is 0.67, and the SPI is 0.87. In this situation, you should— Perform additional resource planning, add resources, and use overtime as needed to accomplish the same amount of budgeted work Rebaseline the schedule,...
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Initiating Group Question
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Initiating Group Question

You are leading a team to review and improve the project selection and prioritization method. You know that the two most important questions to answer are “can we do the project?” (feasibility study) and “should we do the project?” (cost-benefit analysis). The team is considering many different man...
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Mock Exam Questions on You tube
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: Mock Exam Questions on You tube

dont have time to go through those videos :)
However I do remember in past some of students have asked me questions using screenshots of the the questions before
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Risk Management

yes thats correct has to be option C
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Expert opinion vs Historical data
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: Expert opinion vs Historical data

looks difficult option #1 and #2 both are reliable and there is no clear winner on which one is more reliable.
sometimes the options are influenced by real life experience of the question maker and if he/She as PM may have got better estimates from similar project rather than expert opinion
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk ranking
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Risk ranking

not a good quality question option B can also potentially have a high risk
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: change request
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: change request

Whenever there is any new request, we need to check its impact and then only proceed for raising the CR. This points towards Option 3. But, since the Project is nearing document release, any new feature will definitely have impact on the baselines. In such case, asking for a formal CR (option 4) sh...
by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Close Project
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Close Project

This question seems really tricky to me. Manish sir can you please help us to crack this one if i go with elimination technique A and B are easy drops, C could be partially true atleast the first half of option #3 could be true but I am not sure how does project execution get influenced by administ...
by manishpn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Selecting the most reliable and eligible bidders
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Re: Selecting the most reliable and eligible bidders

we are inconduct procurement phase
refer to 12.2.1.4 seller proposals
by manishpn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: change request
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: change request

we encourage participants to attempt and provide their own logic and reasoning and we can help them learn through this way
simply posting questions and getting an answer from me would not help you learn through mistakes and discussions

i would go with option #4
lets see how do you reason this
by manishpn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Risk Management

watch list is usually for low priority low impact

heavy storm as risk cannot be put on watchlist
by manishpn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communication managment
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Communication managment

PMP exam usually does not ask any question which will blame an individual , I do not see any value in practicing such type of questions
by manishpn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Projectized / Functional Organization
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Projectized / Functional Organization

this question has no relevance to PMP, what is the source?
by manishpn
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: communication management plan vs stake holder register
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: communication management plan vs stake holder register

You are managing the execution of the project work on a job site to convert an old hospital to new medical center for a customer. One of the contracted electrician has discovered the elective wiring Doesn’t not meet current wiring standard , you analyze the situation and discuss options with the pr...
by manishpn
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Theory Y
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Theory Y

yes statement is right
whats the confusion,

refer to
https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_74.htm

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