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by manishpn
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Management reserve
Replies: 2
Views: 549

Re: Management reserve

Management reserve is not transparent to PM, so when you get approval to use Management reserve how much % of reserve is left is not known to PM and PM should not worry about it. usually Management reserve is not part of performance measurement so even if some Mgmnt reserve is approved when an unkno...
by manishpn
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)

Just use BAC for second as well, no need to calculate EAC as you do not know what type of variance it is.
by manishpn
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)

cant really say without looking at the question

can you share which question are you referring to
by manishpn
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: To Complete Performance Index (TCPI)

you should always use EAC for TCPI calculation, ofcourse if your EAC is still equal to BAC then BAC can be used
by manishpn
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Hurrah - Passed PMP Exam in first Attempt - Oct 6
Replies: 2
Views: 1470

Re: Hurrah - Passed PMP Exam in first Attempt - Oct 6

Hi prem congratulations and thanks for sharing your experience, I am sure it will help others as well
by manishpn
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process Analysis vs Root cause Analysis
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Re: Process Analysis vs Root cause Analysis

Pg.247 of PMBOK...says process analysis includes root cause analysis-a specific technique used to identify a problem,discover underlying cause that lead to it and develop preventive action. Should I conclude that when u want to find root cause ..use Ishikawa and when analyse root cause use process A...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: SPI=.8 CPI= 1 , Deliverables Status!
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Re: SPI=.8 CPI= 1 , Deliverables Status!

If SPI = .8 , CPI=1 and project is closed out in my understanding; all deliverables are not given but the project is on budget. If project is closed when SPI was 0.8, it means that all deliverable were not complete as EV was less than PV When EV and PV becomes equal i.e. when SPI =1 all deliverable...
by manishpn
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: residual risk and secondary risk difference
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Re: residual risk and secondary risk difference

please refer to thread with discussion on this
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=5054&p=18761&hilit=residual+risk#p18758

there are many more discussions that have happened in this this regards on forum
by manishpn
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Responsible and Accountable
Replies: 1
Views: 576

Re: Responsible and Accountable

Responsible: Responsible means the person(s) assigned is/are the ones to carry out and finish the task There can be more than one people responsible for an activity/task Accountable: Accountable means the person assigned is Accountability CANNOT be shared, meaning that there is only ONE individual ...
by manishpn
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Whats the correct answer?
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Whats the correct answer?

The question has little information to confidently point at an option, however my inclination is towards option #3 You are given charge of a new project by your senior managment.what is the best thing to do? 1.start planning - Before you start planning you need to know who are the critical stakehol...
by manishpn
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Sponsor : most applicable responsibility
Replies: 7
Views: 1422

Re: Sponsor : most applicable responsibility

What is the MOST applicable responsibility of a Project Sponsor? A.To ensure the project is within the budget, schedule, scope and quality standards - This is operation day to day tasks and is mainly PMS role B.To achieve the project objectives - This is primarily PM with help of Sponsor and other ...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 75th Question
Replies: 7
Views: 4811

Re: Oliver 75 - 75th Question

oliver mentions that Activity E is dangling activity which is also true and also option C is true I am also not sure why option C was ruled out. Activity F can start when activity E is 60% complete then no one really has dependency on when activity E will complete A dangle activity is a "loose&...
by manishpn
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Initiating Process group Mock Test
Replies: 1
Views: 575

Re: Initiating Process group Mock Test

this question has been discussed before and Saket has answere it
refer to thread below

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=307&p=956&hilit=3000+MW#p956
by manishpn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: scordo Cost management
Replies: 5
Views: 982

Re: scordo Cost management

nazrulq wrote:EAC = ETC (bottom up) +AC is the best way so that ; ETC = EAC -AC, in my opinion, should be best answer! W

Which is option A!



ETC is not always bottom up,

I strongly recommend you to clear your concepts well wrt EVM
by manishpn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: scordo Cost management
Replies: 5
Views: 982

Re: scordo Cost management

All other options are predictive methods based on assumptions you have made during the start of the project. Situations change as we move ahead in project, we realize many new things which were probably not factored in during the start, if you really want to take into considerations all current situ...
by manishpn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Workaround
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: Workaround

I have explained this before many times,

Workaround are NOT PLANNED, its used if your initial response is not effective enough.

There workarounds are not planned in planning stage
by manishpn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question regarding EV
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: Question regarding EV

Yes i Agree this is fairly simple question, not sure if you got confused due to 'all but which'
by manishpn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Maths
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: PMP Maths

You are managing a project which is estimated to cost $ 300,000 with a timeline of 10 months. Due to some reasons schedule was slightly delayed and the net result was that there was some additional cost in the project. At the end of the third month, you review the project and find that the project ...
by manishpn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Getting Resource commitments.
Replies: 4
Views: 710

Re: Getting Resource commitments.

Hi Manish, Rita says that meeting with managers to get resource commitments is part of planning process group....pg.95 in project management processes. However,this acquire project team which deals with confirming HR availability and obtaining the team comes under the executing process group. Can u...
by manishpn
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP qualified
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: PMP qualified

Congratulations and thanks for choosing us.

wish you best with new credentials
by manishpn
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: NPV Q/A
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: NPV Q/A

hi rahul we encourage students to do their math themselves and learn from mistakes.

kindly attempt the question and lets discuss
by manishpn
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

Re: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016

if you need any more help let us know
by manishpn
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost management question
Replies: 4
Views: 700

Re: Cost management question

its 60% of wages + Fringe Benifits
by manishpn
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: quality management Control charts
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: quality management Control charts

many discussions have happened in this regards
refer to post below which also has links to other posts
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6994&p=25459&hilit=special+cause#p25459
by manishpn
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost management question
Replies: 4
Views: 700

Re: Cost management question

hourly rate 1400
Fringe benefit 420
wage+fringe benefit 1820
overhead cost 1512
total hourly wage 2912
by manishpn
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Critical Path
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: Critical Path

Thanks Manish for providing the feedback and confirming that option 1 was the correct choice. Just to make things clear in my mind, can you please confirm or provide the feedback on the following : - can critical path have float? Yes during the course of the project it can have, though initial SND ...
by manishpn
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Critical Path
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: Critical Path

good discussion and only one got it right The question is easy one if you understand the difference between CP and CC method. While calculating critical path PM does not take into consideration that resources are a constraint, while in CC method resources are the biggest contraint. So option #1 is t...
by manishpn
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Comparable information vs Project scope
Replies: 3
Views: 1008

Re: Comparable information vs Project scope

Hi, Found the below statement on pg.121 of PMBOK. "If project charter is not used in the performing organisation,the comparable information needs to be acquired/developed and used as a basis for detailed project scope statement and informal analysis" My question is what does comparable in...
by manishpn
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Test
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: Mock Test

I think we have to find out who are the stakeholders directly involved in Operation. Call Centre Head - Operational Stakeholder Retail Worker -Operational Stakeworker Plant Operational Chief - Operational Stakeholder Financial Departmental Manager - Dealing with finance. His involvement in this pro...
by manishpn
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP in foregin countries Especially in Middle East
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: PMP in foregin countries Especially in Middle East

Hi Not sure if I understood your question. PMP is a strong credential to have for a PM or to be PM irrespective of country. Ofcourse some countries have higher demand than others. Since we offer online videos and support it is not a problem about where do you reside . You can contact support@izenbri...
by manishpn
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contingency reserve tricky question.
Replies: 11
Views: 2257

Re: Contingency reserve tricky question.

Interesting question.. if it was not discussed here and would have appeared in exam , I would have confidently gone for Option C :( :( :( .. Thanks for the explanation Manish and Neeraj for PMBOK reference.. Just another question out of curiosity.. When PM removes this from Contingency Reserve, whe...
by manishpn
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contingency reserve tricky question.
Replies: 11
Views: 2257

Re: Contingency reserve tricky question.

you will not find every question in exam which is covered by PMBOK.

You can refer to risk practice guide from PMI if you really want to dig into details, , even there this is no straight forward statement but one has to understand and derive from the practice guide content
by manishpn
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Common vs special causes of variation.
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

Re: Common vs special causes of variation.

following threads may help you http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3922&p=15306&hilit=special+cause#p15306 http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6810&p=24808&hilit=special+cause#p24808 One should remember that common cause is “common” and that is not con...
by manishpn
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Test
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: Mock Test

i only see the graph, what question is this?
by manishpn
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request!
Replies: 5
Views: 1053

Re: Change Request!

Manish, If we consider exception that Sponsor is not part of CCB and after CCB approval changes get rejected by sponsor, in that changes get rejected finally i think. Hence not need to update any doc neither baseline nor other document. Please correct me if i am wrong. correct hwever unless mention...
by manishpn
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contingency reserve tricky question.
Replies: 11
Views: 2257

Re: Contingency reserve tricky question.

Hello Group members, Need advise on the question attached in the pic. What's should be the correct choice? Correct option should be B During the project as part of control risk process, PM does reserve analysis. this is to find out if contingency reserves are adequate it also deals with releasing c...
by manishpn
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP - First Attempt - Sep 11!
Replies: 5
Views: 1773

Re: Passed PMP - First Attempt - Sep 11!

congratulations and thanks for sharing your experience.

Enjoy your success
by manishpn
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Request!
Replies: 5
Views: 1053

Re: Change Request!

If changes are approved by CCB but rejected by sponsor, there is usually not 2 levels of approval for CRs usually sponsor is part of CCB if CCB approves that usually change is considered as approved Of course exception can be if mentioned in Project management plan thta after CCB the sponsor also n...
by manishpn
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Contingency reserve tricky question.
Replies: 11
Views: 2257

Re: Contingency reserve tricky question.

good question would let other attempt for a good discussion
by manishpn
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

Re: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016

Hi Manish/Saket, I just took one of the assessment test from quampus for "Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016 - [XSP/50601P/1]".. It totally went above my head.. just wondering if I am missing anything here. Was this really a part of PMP course? I have gone through izenbridge cour...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Different SEU categories for Applying CSP
Replies: 0
Views: 1018

Re: Different SEU categories for Applying CSP

you have posted in wrong section,

send email to support@izenbridge.com and they should help you
by manishpn
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Plan Risk Mangement Mock Test
Replies: 4
Views: 1011

Re: Plan Risk Mangement Mock Test

Which of the following describes responses provided which may be used in the event that a specific trigger occurs? Contingent Response Strategies Fallback Plan Risk Mitigation Residual Risk For risks which have a contingency response plan, the triggers are usually the events which will invoke the c...
by manishpn
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Management procedure
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

Re: Change Management procedure

Hi Manish, Please find below the discussion around this: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ " Qsn from kushalks87 You are building a house and sponsor wants to add one more floor at the executing part of the project. You study the request ...
by manishpn
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Management procedure
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

Re: Change Management procedure

Very good discussion.
Since there are multiple threads around this please let me know which specific one you need my inputs
by manishpn
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communication Channel
Replies: 4
Views: 958

Re: Communication Channel

by manishpn
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: time menagement Q/A series 2
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: time menagement Q/A series 2

Hi Rahul, Not sure what is the issue here. the explaination provided is good
also refer to thread
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=5360
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=645
by manishpn
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: time menagement Q/A series 2
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Re: time menagement Q/A series 2

post one query per thread
by manishpn
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: time menagement Q/A
Replies: 2
Views: 607

Re: time menagement Q/A

kindly post 1 question per thread.

for SND calculations we always recommend that you do you own calculation on a paper , take picture and upload it here this is the best way to learn

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