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by bs_pani
Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Code of Ethics
Replies: 6
Views: 2196

Re: Code of Ethics

I still believe both is conflict of interest as personal gain is gaining monetary value as per Rita Page 559.

@ Manish could you please elaborate how using the yacht is a personal gain
by bs_pani
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rolling wave planning vs Progressive Elaboration
Replies: 3
Views: 2442

Rolling wave planning vs Progressive Elaboration

Is there any real diff between these two teams apart one being a planning and another being a procees
by bs_pani
Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication Type
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: Communication Type

..k so we are doing brainstorming and meeting to find the root cause. Yes in that case communication is formal.
by bs_pani
Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Code of Ethics
Replies: 6
Views: 2196

Re: Code of Ethics

Personal gain should be gaining monetary value. Both should be conflict of interest. EXporrts!!!
by bs_pani
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process inputs
Replies: 8
Views: 3305

Re: Process inputs

Another thread of similar kind.

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1536
by bs_pani
Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process inputs
Replies: 8
Views: 3305

Re: Process inputs

@ @lok

I had similar question in my mind. Below is the thread of the discussion we already had.

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1517
by bs_pani
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:12 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication Type
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Communication Type

Source Rita Page 386 exercise

Trying to discover the root cause of a problem – Informal Verbal

Why not Formal Communication is required here?

Cheers,
Bhabani
by bs_pani
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:08 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication Management
Replies: 7
Views: 3263

Re: Communication Management

@ Saket,

I hope you mean outside the team in Formal and Inside the team its Informal. Hope its a typo :) coz as per you both are formal
by bs_pani
Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Type of PMO
Replies: 2
Views: 1387

Re: Type of PMO

by bs_pani
Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Type of PMO
Replies: 2
Views: 1387

Type of PMO

Which is the crrect answer
by bs_pani
Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Fast Track Download
Replies: 2
Views: 1569

Fast Track Download

Active Guys,

Please try and let me know if any one able to. I have to fix my laptop before trying :(

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1367&p=5015#p5015
by bs_pani
Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Expediter vs Project Coordinator
Replies: 0
Views: 1298

Project Expediter vs Project Coordinator

@ Narashiman, Here is the definition from Rita Page 30 Project Expeditor – The project expeditor acts primarily as a staff assistant and communication coordinator. The expeditor can not personally make or enforce decision. Project Coordinator – This position is similar to project expeditor, except t...
by bs_pani
Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:20 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Query Regarding Scheduling Exam
Replies: 4
Views: 1670

Re: Query Regarding Scheduling Exam

I think I have my eligibility id that means my application is not selected for audit.

Thanks once again...
by bs_pani
Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:40 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Query Regarding Scheduling Exam
Replies: 4
Views: 1670

Re: Query Regarding Scheduling Exam

Thanks Saket,

Good to know That i can call them to get the details.

Could you please answer my last statement as I have still kept my finger crossed :)
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Last minute preparation
Replies: 3
Views: 1581

Re: Last minute preparation

@ Neham,

1st of all I am still not PMP holder :( . So my input is not based on experience ;) .

But I have spoken to few PMP holder and read in this forum and they said skim through the PMBOK at least once in 2 to 3 days just before exam and that is really helpful
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Query Regarding Scheduling Exam
Replies: 4
Views: 1670

Query Regarding Scheduling Exam

Dear Saket, I have the following queries regarding scheduling the PMP exam. • Can someone appear the exam on a Sunday? I checked two Prometric Center and for few months including next year and no free slot on Sunday. But I do see slot available for a Saturday • How much time (days / week) in advance...
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Analytical Techniques as TT for Project Close
Replies: 2
Views: 1621

Re: Analytical Techniques as TT for Project Close

Ok thanks Saket,

So Analytical Technique used to analyze the data generated from the project before achieving it
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:50 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Analytical Techniques as TT for Project Close
Replies: 2
Views: 1621

Analytical Techniques as TT for Project Close

Why do we need Analytical Techniques as an TT to Close a project?

Can you give an example how this is used in real life?
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:21 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quantitative Risk Analysis
Replies: 2
Views: 1069

Re: Quantitative Risk Analysis

Ok got it. Unit of measure is an important factor in defining quantitative risk analysis value which is documented in cost management plan.
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Timelines for Practice Phase
Replies: 5
Views: 1642

Re: Timelines for Practice Phase

65% was during my learning phase in 1st attempt that was done more than a month ago. Any chapter end or any other test that I will appear will be my 2nd try and I was confused when to go for that to make sure I score at least 80% and that was the reason behind this thread. Now I understand that I sh...
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Timelines for Practice Phase
Replies: 5
Views: 1642

Re: Timelines for Practice Phase

No Saket, I am still at chapter 11 in 2nd round of video. Yet to go for Rita 2nd round. I was looking into the YouTube channel and there are 80+ video. Now i am confused and do not know what all I can cover and what are are "must do" as I am planning for the exam on 2nd week of Dec. I have...
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:46 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quantitative Risk Analysis
Replies: 2
Views: 1069

Quantitative Risk Analysis

The quantity risk analysis should ONLY be done if the risk probably and impact are very high, is not it? Why do we need a $ value of risk which is in watch list or has less probability & impact. In my statement/ assumption is correct, then The risk register should be the ONLY input to the quanti...
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Work performance
Replies: 4
Views: 1465

Re: Work performance

Thanks Saket :)
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:28 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Communication vs Work Performance Report
Replies: 3
Views: 1625

Re: Project Communication vs Work Performance Report

So you mean, Project Communication is like distributing the project reports well in advance in execution process group instead of waiting till the M&C when work performance data as used as input and work performance information are output. And work performance reports are generated from these wo...
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Communication vs Work Performance Report
Replies: 3
Views: 1625

Project Communication vs Work Performance Report

How is Project Communication is is different that Work Performance Report? I know Project Communication is output of Manage Communication which is again part of Executing process group. Work Performance Report can not be an output of Executing process groups. Confusion :- PMBOK page .301 state Proje...
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Padding vs Buffer
Replies: 2
Views: 1861

Re: Padding vs Buffer

I think I got the answer to the my Q1.

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=871

Q2
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Work performance
Replies: 4
Views: 1465

Re: Work performance

Can I consider Work Performance Report could be more appropriate if it’s in the choice? A project team is required to prepare a monthly project update report for the project key stakeholders. This report must contain the current status of the deliverables, information related to the recently approve...
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Timelines for Practice Phase
Replies: 5
Views: 1642

Timelines for Practice Phase

Dear Saket, I know there is no definite number of questions that you should practice in the practice phase. Even if you practice 5000 question and do not learn from your mistake is not going to help in exam and even if you practice less than 1000 question and understand you weakness and correct it c...
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Padding vs Buffer
Replies: 2
Views: 1861

Padding vs Buffer

Q1. Is padding is same as Buffer? My understanding is NO. Padding is not allowed and its unethical but Buffer is allowed in project. Q2. Is Feeding Buffer same is Contingency Buffer? My underrating is YES. Can someone kindly correct me if my underrating incorrect. Happy Diwali :D Cheers, Bhabani
by bs_pani
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Dependency
Replies: 4
Views: 1474

Re: Dependency

So that means it's external dependency. Mandatory dependency comes from customer/ sponsor.
by bs_pani
Wed Oct 22, 2014 5:11 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk

Agreed. If there is a probability that means it's uncerta and its a risk. And if it's happening 100% for sure then it's an event and its not a risk. Labour day is a holiday and the productivity will be 0 on that day. It's not a risk. People could take a leave during labour day long weekend and produ...
by bs_pani
Wed Oct 22, 2014 5:05 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Dependency
Replies: 4
Views: 1474

Re: Dependency

Clearance from whom? Based on this dependency can be considered.
by bs_pani
Wed Oct 22, 2014 3:05 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk

If we know the exact date / month of an event (hurricane) then that's no more be a risk, right?
by bs_pani
Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk

@ Umesh

Brother from another mother :) Could you please pass on your contact details. You are our (if not mine for sure) inspiration by completing the PMP cert within 6 weeks that too scoring five P.
by bs_pani
Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Scope as an input to QC
Replies: 3
Views: 1591

Re: Project Scope as an input to QC

Dear Saket, Ah!!! :roll: now I could say we need WBS and WBS dictionary more than Scope Statement for vetting the deliverable. Btw Project Management Plan is input to almost all the Process, then why do we need individual item as an input? :( For many process PMBOK talk about the item that is taken ...
by bs_pani
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Rita Risk Management Q 25 – Avoid Risk

You were in a middle of a 2 year project to deploy new technologies to the field officers across the country. A hurricane caused power outages just when the upgrade was near completion. When the power was restored, all the project reports and historical data were lost with no way of recovering them....
by bs_pani
Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP exam on 19th Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2079

Re: Passed PMP exam on 19th Oct 2014

Dear Praful, Many more congratulation and Happy and Safe Depawali to you and your family in advance :D :D . Could you kindly provided us the lesson learned from the 1st attempt and the 2nd attempt. Could you please provide more details about your 1st attempt and what you will suggest to your fellow ...
by bs_pani
Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:32 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Scope as an input to QC
Replies: 3
Views: 1591

Project Scope as an input to QC

Why is project scope is not an input to Qualify Control process? I know Scope baseline is input to Plan Quality management and the output of Plan Quality management is Quality Management plan which is subsidiary plan for Project management plan. And Project management plan is is an input to Quality ...
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Staffing Management Plan
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: Staffing Management Plan

Thanks Seema,

My question was why Staffing Management Plan is not included as Subsidiary Plan as part of Human Resource Plan the way we have Requirement Management Plan for Scope Management and Processor Improvement Plan for Quality Management as an additional plan
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 17, 2014 5:36 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: human Resource
Replies: 3
Views: 1613

Re: human Resource

I will go with option D because of Responsibility- report unethical behavior and violation. I believe if we go with C then you will be doing an unethical behavior and it can be reported in the contrary.

Cheers,
Bhabani
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 17, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quesion on procurement
Replies: 3
Views: 1700

Re: Quesion on procurement

Rita procurement management chapter Q2. Answer ref Rita page 2. The contract is complete as long as procurement statement are complete. The seller / buyer can either file a claim or go to court later on because of deviation but as long as the procurement statement is completed the contract is comple...
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: how do you all see this?
Replies: 9
Views: 2867

Re: how do you all see this?

Thanks Pankaj, For your kind word :) . But I must admit that the question you are putting in the forum is really tricky and I also the same impression on the answer that you have :( . In fact I have also stared my master level as well. As of now I have finished one round of PMBOK, Rita and Izenbridg...
by bs_pani
Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:55 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Staffing Management Plan
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Staffing Management Plan

Why staffing management plan is not part of subsidiary plan or over all plan although its part of human resource plan. Why we do not have a separate plan for staffing management plan. I am referring to page 77 of PMBOK.
by bs_pani
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Help needed to fill up the form
Replies: 3
Views: 1703

Re: Help needed to fill up the form

Saket, I have following questions. Kindly clarify. 1. If you are working as a contractor, is it necessary to provide your client manager signature or your parent company manager signature will also work in case of audit. In the same way can you give your parent company manager details and organizati...
by bs_pani
Tue Oct 14, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: how do you all see this?
Replies: 9
Views: 2867

Re: how do you all see this?

Pankaj,

I mean when instead of where :D I believe a among all the active participant I think you are "all set". Just curious to know so that it will encouragement to later joiner like me :D

Cheers,
Bhabani
by bs_pani
Tue Oct 14, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question on Risks Identified.
Replies: 3
Views: 1376

Re: Question on Risks Identified.

@ Narasimha, Could you please refer to the page # in PMBOK and Rita. Here is my thought process. PMBOK page 40 - Risks are high during project initiation. It's not talking about identification of risk. PMBOK page 72 - high level of risk are identified. It's not talking about "Most / # " of...
by bs_pani
Tue Oct 14, 2014 3:42 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Help needed to fill up the form
Replies: 3
Views: 1703

Help needed to fill up the form

Saket,

I need help on filling up the form. Is that something that I have to post here, or I need to write an email to you / support, or I can speak directly to someone.
by bs_pani
Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: how do you all see this?
Replies: 9
Views: 2867

Re: how do you all see this?

Thanks Pankaj, I was aware of the question when I 1st saw it. But not sure where I saw the question. thanks for pointing it out. It's The 7th questions on Rita Scope Management chapter. I was also incorrect in my 1st attempt :D It also suggest that finding the root cause it a better choice which is ...
by bs_pani
Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: how do you all see this?
Replies: 9
Views: 2867

Re: how do you all see this?

I will go with option 2
by bs_pani
Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: On Standard Deviations
Replies: 5
Views: 2304

Re: On Standard Deviations

After going through the above blog answer should be D.

But where is the ref for calculating SD for 65%, 95% and 99%.

Can someone plz point me where to look for ?

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