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by manishpn
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Question #3 Clarification on Change Request
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Mock Question #3 Clarification on Change Request

Shankar is a project manager and is surprised to see issues being reported while his project work is being performed. What should Shankar do next? Options: A: Raise a Change Request - issues does not mean a change is requested and hence no change is needed for now B: Fix the issues found using defe...
by manishpn
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Passed my PMP Today...1st attempt..."above target" in all 5 domains
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: Passed my PMP Today...1st attempt..."above target" in all 5 domains

Congratulations.
Thanks for choosing izenbridge and sharing your experience , it helps other test takers
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Ethics
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Ethics

option A , since those ideas are already been developed by the his previous company when he was an employee there it could result into IPR violation
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Reward system
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Reward system

You are the project manager for a large project that is completed on time and on budget. The customer and all of the stakeholders are pleased with the results. As a direct result of the successful completion of the project, your manager approves a bonus of $25,000 for you. There are fifteen members...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Updating documents - OPA's , PMP updates and project documents - Clarifications
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Updating documents - OPA's , PMP updates and project documents - Clarifications

You are currently reviewing information to ensure that the project is on track and within schedule, you have identified causes of the schedule variances and corrective actions that were used. where you will document this information a. project management plan updates b. change request c. Organizati...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Test Clarification needed on :Update project document
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: Mock Test Clarification needed on :Update project document

this is not a good quality question, what justification was provided for option B against option C
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Question #3 Clarification on Change Request
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Mock Question #3 Clarification on Change Request

Shankar is a project manager and is surprised to see issues being reported while his project work is being performed. What should Shankar do next? Options: A: Raise a Change Request - issues does not mean a change is requested and hence no change is needed for now B: Fix the issues found using defe...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question 1 change request
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Sample three questions -doubt

post 1 question per thread
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change request
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Change request

You are managing a software project that is due for design document release next week. An influential stakeholder asks you to add a feature to the existing design. This stakeholder has earlier made unreasonable demands during the last days of release. What is the best you can do in this situation? ...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change management plan
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: Change management plan

you are correct , change management is not part of scope management plan
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Test clarification :Negotiate with FM
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Mock Test clarification :Negotiate with FM

Kevin is a project manager working to improve production efficiency. He discovers that the ongoing process requires some amendments. In order to implement better practices, he would need resources to work in shifts. Kevin's functional manager does not agree to provide him with resource who can work...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Question Clarification on :Reserve Analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Mock Question Clarification on :Reserve Analysis

refer to 7.3.2.4 in PMBOK
cost aggregation is summing up of WBS costs , not predictive model
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Test : Key performance indicators (KPI)
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: Mock Test : Key performance indicators (KPI)

KPI is generally rarely seen for PMP exam but its a simple and good to know concept

usually we have SLAs and KPIs as the measurements tool

There are wide range of KPIs uses in various industry
http://kpilibrary.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Performance_indicator
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Test Clarification Question 1
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Mock Test Clarification Question 1

Your 2 years big IT project is already delayed by 2 months because of frequent changes from your customer. However, your customer is fine with the new higher cost and the new schedule. Your project is almost in last stage and it would end in next 3 months. Today, you receive a communication from yo...
by manishpn
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change management plan
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: Change management plan

what exactly if your query?
by manishpn
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contract Type
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Contract Type

Q. Project Manage wanted to award some renovation contract to a preferred source, the contractor said the Total Cost of the contract $ 20000 . Cost of material and others is $16000 and the fees will be $4000. What type of Contract it is? 1. Fixed Price 2. Time and Material Contract 3.Cost plus fixe...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Few Questions during my mock exam - Need Clarification
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Few Questions during my mock exam - Need Clarification

Hi Balaji kindly post one question per thread and also put relevant title to the thread
by manishpn
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Google hangouts, clarification section
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: Google hangouts, clarification section

you can search for hangouts on our youtube channel search youtube for 'izenbridge pmp hangout'

for clarification session the clarification thread is the only option.
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Issue log and Change log
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: Issue log and Change log

Hi PMP experts, Can you please explain the difference between Issue and change log ? How are they different and go through different process? How do we classify which one is project doc? its simple issue logs have list of all issues logged in the project change log has list of all changes raised in...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Time Management Question
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Time Management Question

We can think in an intuitive way. From our experience as a PM we know that after sequencing the initial schedule needs some optimization. Here the catch is team members did the estimation. Now as a Project team we are collectively going over the complete estimate and trying to come up with project ...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Project Cost Management Mock Test
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: Project Cost Management Mock Test

there is no need to calculate TCPI
read the question again and think of solution
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Management - Short Term & Long Term resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: Conflict Management - Short Term & Long Term resolution

Out of the 5 techniques, which all provides temporary solution? PMBOK 5 says - Compromising gives Temporary solution to Conflict Resolution. I have seen Saket's video on Conflict managment ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWcFCaUKX2k ). He says Smoothing & Withdrawal are First Level of Conflic...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: what would be the SPI?
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: what would be the SPI?

i agree not right solution if it 0 - 100 rule then only 100% completer activity are counted
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Objective
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: Project Objective

I am not sure of PMBOK reference
however its logical that sponsor owns business case (which defines project objective) and hence sponsor responsibility to define objective,
PM only executes and manages benefit realization
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: communications channels
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: communications channels

I would exclude PM from the count.
same logic as i explained

Again i must admit I am not 100% sure on this
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contingency plans are acceptance
Replies: 3
Views: 194

Re: Contingency plans are acceptance

kindly post the question to get right context
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quantitative Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Quantitative Risk

Amita is a project manager managing a town-development project. She has set up a series of interviews with various stakeholders to gather some experiential and historical information on risks. Which phase is this likely to happen in? Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Plan Risk Responses Understand ...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Notify stakeholders
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Notify stakeholders

While a co-worker is out on vacation for two weeks, you are standing in for her as the project manager of a process improvement project. During project meetings it becomes apparent that there is a great deal of conflict between stakeholders, and as you review the project documentation you discover ...
by manishpn
Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Kick off Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: Kick off Meeting

Kick off is part of planning process group
by manishpn
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Finaly achieved my PMP milestone 22-Nov 17, 4 Above Target and Closing Target.
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: Finaly achieved my PMP milestone 22-Nov 17, 4 Above Target and Closing Target.

Congratulations and thankyou for choosing izenbridge and sharing your experience which will benefit others
by manishpn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Close Project
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Close Project

from where did you got this chronological order?
by manishpn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Saket - Risk Doubt
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: Saket - Risk Doubt

Dear Saket, Risk Management is an iterative process. Throughout the project we do periodic Risk Reassessment and try to identify New Risks. Thats correct So While doing Risk Reassessment the PM finds a previously Unidentified Risk, means a New Risk. So if he is given following 2 options what should...
by manishpn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quick Data Required as per PMBOK5
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Quick Data Required as per PMBOK5

Do anyone from Izenbridge has quick summary data on below . Data is available in PMBOK5 however needs to meander through multiple pages. i cannot understand your query 1. There are no notes on Cost, Communication and RIsk plan in PMBOK5... Is these plans needs to be highly detailed or as per need o...
by manishpn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Report And Project Record
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: Project Report And Project Record

Project file, Project records, Project closure docs, Historical info What is the relation among above docs? I know they are part of OPA. But are they subsets of each other? Project closure docs are usually like project documents while the project is still running They are all then filed as project ...
by manishpn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: stakeholder 2
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: stakeholder 2

poor quality question and explanation provided is even worse, dont spend time on it
by manishpn
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Project Closure
Replies: 7
Views: 495

Re: Project Closure

there is no prescribed order, however releasing the team should be last option, PM can release some of the team in gradual manner but the cannot release entire team before lesssons learnt is complete.
by manishpn
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Situational Question
Replies: 5
Views: 368

Re: Situational Question

But this issue is not impacting project scope,cost and Time. Why do you assume that CR is needed only if it impacts baseline? Do not assume. Also when in doubt try to use elimination technque A) Inform immediately to client - This is not needed as informing client is only needed if there is some ma...
by manishpn
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMP Standard
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: PMP Standard

did not understand your question
by manishpn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: procurement Q/A 2
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Re: procurement Q/A 2

the wording of this question is not good , it creates confusion ,

Of course if contract is T and M that will be biggest concern for the PM,
the contract type is not defined well in the process, so option C cant be true if its FP project where scope and cost are agreed in advance,
by manishpn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Q&A 1
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Procurement Q&A 1

If I had to choose one for elimination I would choose risk log, however your reasoning is right and besides risk log can be in some of the contracts as well
by manishpn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Output of Perform Integrated Change Control Process
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Re: Output of Perform Integrated Change Control Process

yes its mistake/overlook good catch
by manishpn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Access to PMP forums)exclusive section)
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: Access to PMP forums)exclusive section)

email to support@izenbridge.com, they can help you.
by manishpn
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: how to study/remember ITTO
Replies: 1
Views: 239

Re: how to study/remember ITTO

by manishpn
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Projet manager influencing factors causing change
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: Projet manager influencing factors causing change

I am getting confused on two conflicting points in monitoring and control , below are the points: 1) PM should influence factors causing change 2) PM should control changes and impacts of the changes Why would a PM influence change, it will lead to changes to so many other KAs ? how can you control...
by manishpn
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Time managment
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Time managment

Management informed the project manager that some of the resource assigned to the project would be transferred to another project within the next week,how should the project manager proceed? 1.Fast track the project 2.Issue a change request 3.Try to redo the plan without the resources,and document ...
by manishpn
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Projet manager influencing factors causing change
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: Projet manager influencing factors causing change

yes i just wanted to know which book is referred to so I can set the context right
by manishpn
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: PMP® Mock Exams Open Questions
Topic: Project Cost Management Mock Test
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: Project Cost Management Mock Test

yes thats correct
ev = 90% of 2000000
pv = 2000000
by manishpn
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Projet manager influencing factors causing change
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: Projet manager influencing factors causing change

which book are you referring to ?
by manishpn
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: iZenBridge PMP Open Questions
Topic: Question on 47 Processes
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Re: Question on 47 Processes

except for some formula no need to memorize anything for PMP need to understand the logic
read this blog

https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/pmp-itto/
by manishpn
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rita Book conflict on Definition as compared to PMBOK
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: Rita Book conflict on Definition as compared to PMBOK

go with PMBOK,
simple to remember:

corrective is reactive approach
preventive is proactive approach

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