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by manishpn
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope
Replies: 1
Views: 207

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: 259

Re: Ethical Dilemma

done
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethical question
Replies: 10
Views: 1283

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: 180

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: 388

Re: notify stakeholders

read question carefully to get catch right statement/word that can help you choose option
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: notify stakeholders
Replies: 4
Views: 388

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: 200

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: 250

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: 226

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: 393

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: 194

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: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Initiating Group Question
Replies: 1
Views: 357

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: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Questions on You tube
Replies: 1
Views: 356

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: 358

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: 381

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: 348

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: 480

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: 197

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: 396

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: 480

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: 358

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: 256

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: 192

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: 365

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: 197

Re: Theory Y

yes statement is right
whats the confusion,

refer to
https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_74.htm
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: 284

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: 542

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: 159

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: 289

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: 275

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: 188

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: 284

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: 189

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: 169

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: 241

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: 170

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: 164

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: 188

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: 147

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: 241

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: 334

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: 185

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: 218

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: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Issue log and Change log
Replies: 1
Views: 360

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 9:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Management - Short Term & Long Term resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 351

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: 303

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: 239

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: 194

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: 436

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: 210

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 ...

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