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by manishpn
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: change request
Replies: 5
Views: 694

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: 288

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: 509

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: 694

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: 506

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: 362

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: 294

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: 499

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: 290

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: 433

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: 790

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: 246

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: 429

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: 411

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: 265

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: 433

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: 282

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: 235

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: 388

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: 265

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: 275

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: 296

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: 233

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: 388

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: 512

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: 279

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: 350

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: 501

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: 511

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: 440

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: 373

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: 310

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: 707

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: 346

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: 329

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: 294

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: 1104

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: 1048

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: 1194

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: 762

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: 654

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: 423

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: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Closure
Replies: 7
Views: 1292

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: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Situational Question
Replies: 5
Views: 919

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: 429

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: 372

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: 369

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: 687

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: 349

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: 583

Re: how to study/remember ITTO

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