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by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost saving
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Re: Cost saving

please dont focus your energy on such questions,
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: Conflict

Manish sir, I am not sure about the validity of the quetsion The positive value of conflict is underestimated. Properly managed, conflict is a valuable tool, particularly when A. A diversion is needed B. Conflict may cause a loss of status or position power C. Conflictive situations are in their ea...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change Request who is responsible?
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: Change Request who is responsible?

One of the stakeholders of a project initiated a change request which was then documented in the change control system. In general, who usually would be responsible for approving or rejecting the change request? An authority within the project management team or external organization. The PMO The s...
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock 1 Q26
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Mock 1 Q26

lower level grids are used within the group to designate roles, responsibilities and level of authorities for specific activities. Within the groups there could be sub groups as well. The lowest level grid has only individuals. however to keep it simple and not confuse students I would agree with you,
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 547

Re: Mock Q1

look at what risk management plan contains, then think of when would you need to update that plan.

let me know what are your thoughts
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is this formula right
Replies: 5
Views: 569

Re: Is this formula right

yes but use the one i said,
you can use the formula mentioned if AC is not given and variance is typical
by manishpn
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Direct and indirect cost
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Direct and indirect cost

thanks will ask Admin to look into it
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 547

Re: Mock Q1

not sure exactly what is the question
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Direct and indirect cost
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Direct and indirect cost

yes agree what is this source?

You are refering to some mocks which I am not sure is of required quality
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock 1 Q26
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Mock 1 Q26

assigned resources can be individual or groups refer to page 262
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Project Integration

agree project charter is needed, you dont need to do any reverse engineering but project charter is the document which creates legitimacy for project and PM, not project plan.
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is this formula right
Replies: 5
Views: 569

Re: Is this formula right

question says its typical source of variance
by manishpn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WPI versus WPD
Replies: 1
Views: 304

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: 1685

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: 261

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: 267

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: 244

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: 240

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: 329

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: 644

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: 569

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: 255

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: 260

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: 273

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: 1026

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: 283

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: 311

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: 371

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: 269

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: 299

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: 5
Views: 1109

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: 288

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: 259

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: 309

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: 389

Re: Ethical Dilemma

done
by manishpn
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethical question
Replies: 10
Views: 1810

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: 287

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: 575

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: 575

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: 289

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: 413

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: 319

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: 585

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: 301

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: 559

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: 484

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: 504

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: 478

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: 460

Re: Risk ranking

not a good quality question option B can also potentially have a high risk

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