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by manishpn
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder Mgmt
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Re: Stakeholder Mgmt

you are correct, is this izenbridge question then it has to be rectified
by manishpn
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource Mgmt
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: Resource Mgmt

we dont have human resource management plan anymore n PMBOK6

resource management plan mentions how resources in the project will be estimated, acquired, managed and used/utilized.

if this is Izenbridge question it has to be rectified
by manishpn
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement Mgmt
Replies: 1
Views: 678

Re: Procurement Mgmt

Why does a project procure? Sometimes to make it faster (Schedule) If project lacks competence to deliver a certain part of project (Scope) and also it is done sometimes if the budget is constrained and PM needs to look at cheaper alternatives (Budget) So procurement may be done for all above 3 reas...
by manishpn
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope validation
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Re: Scope validation

not sure what the issues is?
Project is not run for any individuals satisfaction, satisfaction i subjective,
The deliverable have to be compared to tangible project requirements
by manishpn
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Hurray...!! Finally passed PMP exam on 29/07/2018 ..!
Replies: 3
Views: 1447

Re: Hurray...!! Finally passed PMP exam on 29/07/2018 ..!

congratulations on your success, enjoy it

How many questions did you find on Agile and on trends.
by manishpn
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Closing Process Group Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2069

Re: Closing Process Group Question

Please let me know the correct order/steps in the closing process. As per one website, the order is: 1. Confirm that all the requirements have been met as per the PMP 2. Close Procurements. Within this process, multiple action are involved such as: 2.a. Verify the product. 2.b. Issue formal accepta...
by manishpn
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Fast Tracking
Replies: 8
Views: 3278

Re: Fast Tracking

crashing is also done to compress the schedule, so i would not spend more time on such questions
by manishpn
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: EVM Question
Replies: 1
Views: 1017

Re: EVM Question

they have used AC + (BAC - EV) formula, used when variance is atypical
however as thumb rule if nothing is explicitly mentioned we should assume variance is typical
by manishpn
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Sample template for Request for proposal
Replies: 1
Views: 713

Re: Sample template for Request for proposal

RFP document can range from few pages to several depending on the scope of the WOrk to be bought.
What kind of template are you looking for?
by manishpn
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Fast Tracking
Replies: 8
Views: 3278

Re: Fast Tracking

the question makes little sense to me, unless maybe I am missing something.

If the network diagram cannot be changed , no technique can be useful as resource leveling or compression technique will eventually optimize/change the plan
by manishpn
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: plan stakeholder engagement
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

Re: plan stakeholder engagement

if I Have to choose best options, it would be A, creating and maintaining relationship with stakeholder is important, option C wont be possible if you dont have good working relation with the stakeholders
by manishpn
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change mgmt
Replies: 1
Views: 623

Re: Change mgmt

the statement says typically and not always, so as a thumb rule if the change is not impacting baseline it can skip CCB, however PM still need to do holistic impact analysis of the change
by manishpn
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Agile guide & final exam
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: PMP Agile guide & final exam

Understanding of Agile related adaption and tailoring for each knowledge area is needed, Agile guide is a good to read if you have time,
by manishpn
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: plan stakeholder engagement
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

Re: plan stakeholder engagement

if you need faster response post in exclusive section I would suggest you refer to PMBOK6 based questions , Based on options provided first 3 are true, to certain extent, option B is also subset of the overall stakeholder engagement strategy though Project does not only focus on negative stakeholder...
by manishpn
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contract Type - CPIF or CPAF?
Replies: 1
Views: 929

Re: Contract Type - CPIF or CPAF?

Incentive is based on an objective criteria like if you deliver 5% under budget you will get 1% bonus, etc
Award is subjective and is usually at discretion of Buyer, you will get 1% bonus if you deliver with professionalism, now how do you define professionalism? it is subjetive
by manishpn
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: What's in Agreement Vs SOW?
Replies: 2
Views: 995

Re: What's in Agreement Vs SOW?

refer to 12.2.3.2

Agreement is the signed contract and will include SOW.

Agreement contains much more than just SOW
by manishpn
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: Risk Management

I would give such questions a pass, its not worth spending time on
by manishpn
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contract Type and Risk
Replies: 12
Views: 4199

Re: Contract Type and Risk

if its a new question post in separate thread,
by manishpn
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Control Tool Question - Please help for Clarification
Replies: 2
Views: 971

Re: Change Control Tool Question - Please help for Clarification

Dear All, Question form PMtraining. 6. Change control tool selection should be based on the needs of the project stakeholders, including organizational and environmental considerations and/or constraints. Which of the following is not a key change management consideration while selecting an appropr...
by manishpn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control charts
Replies: 1
Views: 821

Re: Control charts

such complicated level of questions are not normal

however if you are interested more then refer to

https://www.spcforexcel.com/knowledge/c ... rpretation

the question is describing Rule #2 mentioned in the link above
by manishpn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI member
Replies: 1
Views: 762

Re: PMI member

https://www.pmi.org/membership for benefits

Izenbridge provides PMBOK based full length mocks and practice tests
by manishpn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing a contract
Replies: 1
Views: 671

Re: Closing a contract

Hi, I am looking to get some more clarity on Close procurement (output of control procurement) and Closing a process or Phase/ Contract how are they different in terms of a contract? Close Project or Phase is the process of finalizing all activities for the project, phase, or contract . Contract ge...
by manishpn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Network Diagram
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Network Diagram

We always recommend that you draw your own SND based on the information provided and upload the image , we can discuss it later.
by manishpn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: Risk Management

what is the sources, share the explanation they have provided for option #2,
by manishpn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Identify Stakeholders
Replies: 1
Views: 514

Re: Identify Stakeholders

Hi, Question: Which of the following is NOT a valid input for the Identify Stakeholders process? Choice 1. Enterprise environmental factors Choice 2. Procurement documents Choice 3. Project scope statement Choice 4. Project charter Correct Choice: 3 The project scope statement is not created until ...
by manishpn
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Identify Risk Query
Replies: 8
Views: 1956

Re: Identify Risk Query

there is no guideline on not to include Sponsor,

PM can and should involve all right stakeholders for risk identification
by manishpn
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 1255

Re: Procurement

Hi, Can you check the steps of conducting Procurement and let me know if they are correct- Buyer gives the Advertisement -> Buyer receive sellers response -> If buyer needs more info from Sellers on goods & services to be acquired buyer sends RFI -> Seller submits the requested info. if seller ...
by manishpn
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Re: Closing

Just wondering if all the tasks mentioned under specific process groups Content Outline are performed in EXACT SEQUENCE , No they are not sequential , PMI RDS does not say that either as they are mentioned..In real world things may go in parallel as well. Should I stick to this given sequence from ...
by manishpn
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Code of Professional Conduct
Replies: 1
Views: 752

Re: Code of Professional Conduct

read PMI code of conduct ' Globalization has brought economies closer together but has caused a realization that our practice of ethics may differ from culture to culture' PM should always be sensitive to local culture , so when question is talking about a different region, local vs foreign PM shoul...
by manishpn
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question
Replies: 1
Views: 666

Re: Question

Which of the following processes must be carried out first after completing first phase and before moving to next phase? Identify stakeholders Define Scope Develop project Mgmt plan Develop Project Charter Can you help me with this answer along with explanation. At every phase we perform P-D-C-A. I...
by manishpn
Thu May 31, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Which Mock exam should I give as last one, to assess my exam prep. , if my PMP exam is scheduled after 10 days
Replies: 6
Views: 1233

Re: Which Mock exam should I give as last one, to assess my exam prep. , if my PMP exam is scheduled after 10 days

Expert on PMP, not on how the questions of other providers are framed.
I can guide you on PMP topics and on Izenbridge Mocks
by manishpn
Wed May 30, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: EAC question
Replies: 1
Views: 671

Re: EAC question

Using Excel Sheet I get same answers for both
EV 200000.00
AC 210000.00
BAC 375000.00
SPI 1.05
CPI 0.95

ETC 393750.00

BAC - EV/CPI 183750.00
393750.00
by manishpn
Sat May 26, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Which Mock exam should I give as last one, to assess my exam prep. , if my PMP exam is scheduled after 10 days
Replies: 6
Views: 1233

Re: Which Mock exam should I give as last one, to assess my exam prep. , if my PMP exam is scheduled after 10 days

Its only 10 days left so dont focus on too many mocks but you can try Izenbridge and rita fasttrack is the score of 70% in simplilearn's online represent enough prep? Also I will be doing Rita 2nd and last time in last 10 days .. I cannot comment on what is the score enough on simpillearn, you shou...
by manishpn
Thu May 24, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource Mgmt
Replies: 2
Views: 936

Re: Resource Mgmt

Your understanding has logic and make sense.
I guess the question has assumption that when more resources onboard the activity duration can shorten (crashing concept) however that is not true for all activity duration.

Can you write to support@ izenbridge.com
by manishpn
Thu May 24, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: 45 Days. Above Target in All 5 Domains. Here is how I did it...
Replies: 3
Views: 2126

Re: 45 Days. Above Target in All 5 Domains. Here is how I did it...

congratulations, well deserved.

How many Agile questions did you received in exam?
by manishpn
Thu May 24, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP First attempt with Above Target in All Domains
Replies: 2
Views: 2810

Re: Passed PMP First attempt with Above Target in All Domains

congratulations,
how many questions did you get around AGILE?
by manishpn
Sun May 20, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 1255

Re: Procurement

Hi, As far as I have understood RFI is used by buyer to get more info from seller regarding the goods or services to be acquired. I believe buyer can do that just after he receives the proposals in response to the advertisement and even after bidder conference, if more clarification is required on ...
by manishpn
Sat May 12, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Duration Estimates
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: Duration Estimates

PMBOK says ‘Duration estimates do not include any lags or leads however it may include some indication of the range of possible results. For example: A range of 2 weeks ± 2 days, which indicates that the activity will take at least 8 days and not more than 12 (assuming a 5-day work week); or A 15% ...
by manishpn
Sat May 12, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality Management
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Re: Quality Management

Can you please explain the below statement from Quality Management chapter (Rita) with an example- The costs of conformance should be lower than the costs of nonconformance. Thanks! its simple ensure that projects quality plan is good enough to ensure deliverable's are of required quality. so it wo...
by manishpn
Sat May 12, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Planning Process
Replies: 3
Views: 878

Re: Planning Process

Hi there, Please help me understand how come 'Change Request' is the output of below mentioned Planning Process Group processes - Define Activities Develop Schedule Plan Risk Responses Plan Procurement Mgmt. Thanks! When you look at any process in PMBOK, you need to understand and appreciate that t...
by manishpn
Sat May 12, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: General query
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Re: General query

Input like ‘Enterprise environmental factor’ and T&T ‘Meetings’ have not been mentioned in the PMBOK for Implement risk response.Similarly, ‘Expert Judgement’ is not specifically mentioned in PMBOK 6 as T&T for Monitor Risk ITTO. We heard Saket mentioning in videos that EEF will be always t...
by manishpn
Fri May 11, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: I have achieved my PMP credentials(Sixth Edition) on 8th May in first attempt with overall Above Target.
Replies: 1
Views: 8813

Re: I have achieved my PMP credentials(Sixth Edition) on 8th May in first attempt with overall Above Target.

Congratulations and thanks for detailed sharing of lessons learnt.
Can you tell us how many questions from Agile practice guide did you receive?
by manishpn
Fri May 11, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Difference beween Risk Matrix, Risk Register & Risk Report
Replies: 2
Views: 5372

Re: Difference beween Risk Matrix, Risk Register & Risk Report

We do not have a term called risk matrix in PMBOK, wrt risk KA we have Probability and impact matrix, as poonam described and also mentioned in PMBOK6 11.3.2.6 its a grid representation of the Impact and probability of each risk , that can help us get risk factor of each risk Risk Register can be te...
by manishpn
Thu May 10, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Query
Replies: 1
Views: 778

Re: Query

by manishpn
Sun May 06, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control Procurement : Difference between inspection, audit and procurement performance review
Replies: 1
Views: 902

Re: Control Procurement : Difference between inspection, audit and procurement performance review

Hello, Please let me know if my understanding is correct for following tools in control procurement Inspection - Is review of deliverable by seller. Usually checklist is prepared to do inspection., Inspection is T and T used in 3 different KA , as far as procurement is concerned its veryfying the d...

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