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by manishpn
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PROCUREMENT
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: PROCUREMENT

SOWs can be part of RFP if buyer has sufficient details for bidders
I am not sure where is the confusion?
by manishpn
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Please help me on Study Plan and material for PMP exam
Replies: 1
Views: 239

Re: Please help me on Study Plan and material for PMP exam

if you join clarification session tomorrow we can discuss
by manishpn
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Earned Value
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: Earned Value

when project is completed, SPI is always 1 , so EV and PV is always same at the end of the project
by manishpn
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Passed PMP on 13th FEB - first attempt
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Re: Passed PMP on 13th FEB - first attempt

congratulations and thanks for choosing izenbridge
by manishpn
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Enhance & Exploit
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: Enhance & Exploit

we hve discussed this so many times before please search older posts, one of such post below

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2219&p=8154&hilit=enhance#p8154
by manishpn
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PM Responsibility doubt
Replies: 5
Views: 463

Re: PM Responsibility doubt

Which of the following represents the project Managers responsibility in regard to change on the project? A. Prioritize change below execution B. influence the factors that cause project change C. ensures all changes are communicated to the CCB D. Deny change wherever possible From my point of view...
by manishpn
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Charter Draft
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: Project Charter Draft

ankurece012 wrote:Right Choice will be Option D.
Kick off meeting happens in Planning Process group so I believe the best for her to get a sign off from Sponsor & key Stakeholders.

I agree with ankur's explanation
by manishpn
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change Requests
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: Change Requests

fa_engr wrote:Is there any scenario in which we could avoid in listing up change in change log?


why would you want to not formally record a change in log?
by manishpn
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question on Project Boundaries
Replies: 6
Views: 1455

Re: Question on Project Boundaries

Project team can help in defining project charter but the activity will be outside project boundary definition. This statement seem not true also as the development of project charter is under the project boundary as well and Project Manager being a part of project team can contribute in the develo...
by manishpn
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Estimate at completion
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Re: Estimate at completion

by manishpn
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Study Plan and material for PMP exam
Replies: 1
Views: 307

Re: Study Plan and material for PMP exam

Hello, I want some advice on how to read and prepare for the exam. I have Saket Sir's videos, PMBOK 6th edition and Rita's 9th edition books. So I dont think I need anything else but I am not getting a flow on how to begin. I have started watching Saket Sir's videos and can see that they are in ord...
by manishpn
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is the correct answer for this?
Replies: 1
Views: 353

Re: What is the correct answer for this?

All the options are correct sequence, Quantitative risk response is an optional process based on need of project. Output of control risks may also include closing risks which are not applicable, closing risks is not mandatory but an optional step bases on projects need
by manishpn
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Change request
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: Change request

I am in integration management and trying to answer situational questions. Do we have any guiding rule for when to select the option of raising change request - when there is impact on baseline, in other cases the CR may or may be needed based on the authority that PM has and when to discuss it wit...
by manishpn
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Application Audit
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: PMP Application Audit

great now focus on the prepearation
by manishpn
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP on 01 feb 2018 with ABOVE TARGET in all Domain
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

Re: Passed PMP on 01 feb 2018 with ABOVE TARGET in all Domain

congratulations Ajay, its well deserved success and wish you all the best in your career

thanks for choosing us and actively participating in forums
by manishpn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Jan 20th Webonar
Replies: 4
Views: 453

Re: Jan 20th Webonar

i understand that you ave written to support staff and have got a response.

I was on vacation and had issued with my net
by manishpn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Earned Value Management Graph
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: Earned Value Management Graph

from the graph understand which month is the project in and find values available from graph like EV, PV, BAC, AC etc and use relevant formula to find required information
by manishpn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Solution requirement
Replies: 1
Views: 299

Re: Solution requirement

i have explained this in the forum before
you can search for the key words on forum
by manishpn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Application Audit
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: PMP Application Audit

no need to think so much
just wait for the outcome, it should be fine
by manishpn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: During PMP exam do they provide scratch paper?
Replies: 6
Views: 686

Re: During PMP exam do they provide scratch paper?

Mark is in execution phase of the road construction project in a town which has total duration of 12 months and work effort evenly distributed. 3 months down the line during the execution phase mark realizes that there is a change in local law which demands sound proof fencing of the road passing n...
by manishpn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: SV% & CV%
Replies: 5
Views: 563

Re: SV% & CV%

not sure if i didn't understand your answer or you didn't understand my question :-) i am asking for CV and SV percentage formulas not CPI/SPI formulas. if you see the izen mocks, you will find lot of question on CV/SV percentage calculations SV% = SV/PV or (EV-PV)/ PV. CV % = CV/EV or (EV-AC)/EV
by manishpn
Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP - Jan 24 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Re: Passed PMP - Jan 24 2018

congratulations ans thanks for choosing Izenbridge.

your experience will help other aspirants to prepare
by manishpn
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder and decision making
Replies: 5
Views: 706

Re: Stakeholder and decision making

if not A which option makes sense? B and C are ruled out. D, could be an option if PM was not sure what has to be done, PM is sure that these requirements will raise project risk to an unacceptable level so how can team help In such scenarios elimination technique is the way to choose to option. Eve...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: work around and fallback is confusing me :-(
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Re: work around and fallback is confusing me :-(

I replied to you other post hope that should clarify
we have discussed this in several other threads you may want to search then in forum

Fallback: is used if your contingency plan fails or is not effective
Workaround is for un identfied risks
by manishpn
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk trigger is identified during which process?
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Re: Risk trigger is identified during which process?

yes its identified in both the processes
by manishpn
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: risk response/contingency plan/workaround/fallback
Replies: 1
Views: 418

Re: risk response/contingency plan/workaround/fallback

Manish Sir, i have illustrated my understanding below, please confirm if i am good here. Scenario: i am managing a event and calling 10 speakers from all over globe all have accepted the invitation . risk: looking at lesson learnt from previous events ,atleast one speaker may turn up only on last d...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates

i got another or may be same query on same line while re-visiting risk management area: i interpret that PMBOK ITTO table assumes that when we are doing risk management at first then scope baseline is ready but no other baselines are ready yet. There is no prescribed sequence however it makes sense...
by manishpn
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Procurement Management
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Re: Procurement Management

it is he maximum price that the buyer will pay for the contract (product or service)

if you want to know the details you can read Rita
by manishpn
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates

No issues I will reply when I have time.

Apologies or delays in response
by manishpn
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: reserve analysis as a tool for control cost but not for control schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Re: reserve analysis as a tool for control cost but not for control schedule

it is indirectly covered in 6.7.2.1
based on CCM or CPM the buffer (reserve) will be different.
in CPM we focus on activities on critical path for its completion etc
in CCM we focus on project buffer.
by manishpn
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir any expert advice here---PMBOK 5th edition---page no 417 onwards
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Re: Manish sir any expert advice here---PMBOK 5th edition---page no 417 onwards

if you have time cover entire PMBOK
although Appendix 1 is mainly about the changes in PMBOK 5 so you are ideally not missing anything
by manishpn
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: not able to upload an excel file
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Re: not able to upload an excel file

you can take a picture and upload
by manishpn
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: Manish sir pls help--CR versus project document updates

many processes have output as CR, mostly control and execution processes and only one from planning (plan Procurement mngmt). CR ultimately leads to Project management plan (relevant subsidiary plan) update. ideally this way... Process-->Raise CR--> Perform Integrated Change control --> Approved CR...
by manishpn
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Stakeholders
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Re: Project Stakeholders

in the introduction video of stakeholder management, saket refers people surrounding Project team as stakeholders like customer, sponsor,functional manager etc.. so with that logic Project team will include (from IT industry prospective) poeple like developers, testers, architects etc. now in anoth...
by manishpn
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Ohhhh.....Yesssss........ 1st Success story of 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 636

Re: Ohhhh.....Yesssss........ 1st Success story of 2018

congratulations, and happy you cleared it

do share your journey when you have time
by manishpn
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: My 2 Cents to all aspirants
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Re: My 2 Cents to all aspirants

congratulations and thanks for sharing your experience
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?

risk exposure is usually calculated at project /program/portfolio/organization level it basically calculating overall potential LOSS if all the given risks in project occurs To calculate risk exposure, variables are determined to calculate the probability of the risk occurring. These are then multip...
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project & product life cycle
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Project & product life cycle

its explained well in Sakets videos go through them and let us know specific doubts
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: “Above Target” in all 5 domains PMP®
Replies: 6
Views: 1399

Re: “Above Target” in all 5 domains PMP®

Congratulations Sachin
wish you success in your career
thanks for choosing izenbridge
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Another PMP Success Story..... 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: Another PMP Success Story..... 26 Dec 2017

congratulations
success well deserved and thank you for choosing izenbridge
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?

Thanks for responding Manish Sir. is not scope of work defined in Procurement SOW is actually based on BUY of "Make or buy decision" ? yes it is based on what is needed to BUY by project however contract SOW is a legal document , besides what is the scope obligation of both parties for th...
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure are all same?

are these terms all same: Risk Ranking,Rating,Score,Exposure? they are different risk score is numerical score based in probability and impact risk rating is in bands like medium, high low this is again based on score for example a risk factor of 0-20 is low risk, 21-70 is medium and 71-100 is high...
by manishpn
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question on NPV
Replies: 4
Views: 1511

Re: Question on NPV

Present value, also called "discounted value," is the current worth of a future sum of money or stream of cash flow given a specified rate of return NPV is the difference in present value of income and cost since no cost information if provided NPV = PV which is already provided, no maths ...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WHY Change request is o/p of planning as well as Conduct Procurement
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: WHY Change request is o/p of planning as well as Conduct Procurement

1. Assume My projects scope is wbs having elements "ABC" & "XYZ" 2. i plan to do procurement for my project. decided that "XYZ" WBS element will be bought (make or buy decision) from outside this step generated change request 3. now i start my conduct procurement w...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Difference between Source selection criteria & perform evaluation
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: Difference between Source selection criteria & perform evaluation

while source selection criteria is o/p of plan procurement management and proposal evaluation is tool and technique for seller's proposal evaluation... proposal evaluation is going to be completely based on source selection criteria? goal of proposal evaluation is to have point to point criteria me...
by manishpn
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Make or buy decisions subset of Procurement SOW?

no make or buy decision is taken by Project if it wants to procure or not
Procurement SOW is the contract which defines the scope of work for seller and also all other legal terms and conditions
by manishpn
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: submitted PMP application 5 days ago, no response yet

its holiday season, give them some time, you need not worry
by manishpn
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Discretionary dependencies
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Discretionary dependencies

try to make an attempt

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