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by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Project Integration

You took over a troubled project from another PM who has just left the organization. While searching high level milestone and budget that was committed during initiation of project, you came to know that project charter doesn’t exist. Project is 80% complete and you have project management plan. Wha...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder and decision making
Replies: 5
Views: 896

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 remai...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 1
Views: 224

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? A. Excuse your...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Schedule constraints
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Schedule constraints

Lead and Lag are tools to figure out the impact of dependencies on activities. They are not Schedule constraints. Is this statement right?
by suresi00
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope
Replies: 1
Views: 251

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 suresi00
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost management
Replies: 1
Views: 228

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 a...
by suresi00
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: notify stakeholders
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: notify stakeholders

Here the difference is he is doing audit of the process , basically looking for the procedures followed and any flaws will be reported. Other point may it is procurement docs violated may have a law biding issues.
by suresi00
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Quality

Hi folks, Scatter diagrams, flowcharts, run charts, control charts, and inspection are all techniques of what quality processes? A. Perform Quality Assurance and Perform Quality Control B. All three: Plan Quality, Perform Quality Assurance, and Perform Quality Control C. Plan Quality and Perform Qua...
by suresi00
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#4 - Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 412

Re: Mock Exam Question#4 - Reasoning

Prepare the PM plan. He is assigned to the project by the PC being approved. Now in reality the first step is to find the stakeholder and then all other planning process will get initiated.
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Conflict resolution

Hi Manish, I am little bit puzzled about this conflict resolution. According to our class slides it clearly says that too temporary solutions are withdrawal and smoothing which needs to be addressed later. Several times I encountered answers where compromising or forcing are given as solution. Any w...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder management
Replies: 1
Views: 268

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 stakeho...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning

To me it seems like mitigation of risk. you reduce the probability/impact of the risk by rescheduling or assigning new member. It didn;t say that this team member was not performing well otherwise I will take it exploit the risk. We are not transferring to any outside vendor, you are still responsib...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: charter importance
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: charter importance

Schedule management plan doesn't deal with resource acquisition. This is a common issue in matrix organization. once the Project charter is approved you have the authority to assign resources. For that you need to acquire project team. He needs to get the project staff assignment confirmation for ea...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning
Replies: 4
Views: 586

Re: Mock Exam Question#2 - Reasoning

If I dissect I see 1. Project budget exceeded 2. So no more management reserve What do a project manager do if the management reserve is also used up? I And he didn't ask any permission and granted it. Before he proceed with what to do , he needs to discuss this with stakeholder and see the procedur...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Mock - Basic Question
Replies: 3
Views: 566

Re: PMP Mock - Basic Question

We have to look at initiation process I guess. So the debate is between Stake holder register of Project charter. The confusion is Project charter is normally written by sponsor or team and PM is assigned Sometimes PM will be involved from the beginning. But his official start is only once PC is sig...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk and EVM
Replies: 1
Views: 243

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 suresi00
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Close Project
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Close Project

This question seems really tricky to me. Manish sir can you please help us to crack this one Which of the following statements regarding the process of Close Project or Phase is TRUE? A. This process is a part of Procurement Management and follows Administer Procurements. B. The process will only be...
by suresi00
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Theory Y
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Theory Y

Y managers think that employees don’t need too much of supervision, they will perform if provided with motivation and right expectations.
Is this statement right. My belief is not. I checked Rita. too. Can anyone help me


Y should not be motivated as they are self motivated.
by suresi00
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost management plan Q 8 of Chapter test
Replies: 0
Views: 254

Cost management plan Q 8 of Chapter test

Cost management plan contains description of :

1. Project cost
2. Project budget
3. The wbs level at which earned value is calculated

Why do we select 3 as answer? I believe 1 should be the answer.

Anyone faced this dilemma before?
by suresi00
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Passed my PMP Today...1st attempt..."above target" in all 5 domains
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Re: Passed my PMP Today...1st attempt..."above target" in all 5 domains

Congratulations !!!!

Can you please share the handbook you are referring to if it is fine with you
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Ethics
Replies: 1
Views: 196

Ethics

. You are the manager of a research group that is developing a new chemical material.You hire a person from a competing company who has a great deal of expertise in thisarea. The person contributes greatly to the progress of your project. Duringconversation with the person you determine that many of...
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Reward system
Replies: 2
Views: 348

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 suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change request
Replies: 1
Views: 198

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? 1...
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change management plan
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Change management plan

Does scope management comprise of change management plan? My answer is no. But want to have a confirmation .
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Phase to phase relationship
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Phase to phase relationship

Answer is A. Refer Pmbok page 42.
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Validate Scope
Replies: 7
Views: 1634

Re: Validate Scope

Thanks for the clarification Saket. When will the question answer be changed. ?
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Question 1 change request
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Question 1 change request

You are managing a project and the customer’s engineer visits your facility on an inspection and general getting acquainted tour. During the tour they make the comment that the parts that are being designed should be in stainless steel instead of plain steel with enamel. What should you do? a. Autho...
by suresi00
Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change management plan
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Change management plan

Change management plan is part of

1. Scope management plan
2. Configuration management plan
3. Quality management plan


From Pmbok it is clear that Change management plan is part of Project management plan. Any ideas
by suresi00
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Google hangouts, clarification section
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Google hangouts, clarification section

Hi Is there an a single thread where I can see all videos related to clarification , google hangouts etc from experts (Izenbridge). I found you guys too late in my prep and very few days left for my exam. Don't have much time to go through all the forum thread to find the videos. Support asked to se...
by suresi00
Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Notify stakeholders
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Re: Notify stakeholders

Kaushik, Just finished social responsibility. Correct answer is B. Can we relate this to the responsibility section, as I am the responsible PM for now it is my duty and diligence to inform the stakeholders who are making issues in the meeting 1. what happened (honesty) 2. how should we overcome ? 3...
by suresi00
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: izenbridge Free Mock Q 67
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Re: izenbridge Free Mock Q 67

Was quantify the trick of the trade? In real world we don't quantify anything for histogram. We simply arrange things based on the frequency .
Good question , What was the reasoning in the Mock Q67?
by suresi00
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Contingency plans are acceptance
Replies: 3
Views: 541

Contingency plans are acceptance

This is the case of Project manager planning risk response. Providing additional hours as a contingency is a risk mitigation strategy; therefore, Answer C is the best answer because we are talking about extra time or reserve time. Answer A is incorrect because padding has no basis and is not quantif...
by suresi00
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quantitative Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 257

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 R...
by suresi00
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Kick off Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Kick off Meeting

Can you please explain which process group / IPECC cycle kick off meeting happens
by suresi00
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Report And Project Record
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: Project Report And Project Record

They are all part of OPA. They are not really subset of each other : Project files: Documentation from activities :{project management plan, scope,cost etc. these are from project activities} Project closure: will describe why the project is closed. customer acceptance--- this is mainly the document...
by suresi00
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethical question
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: Ethical question

But why should we promote another team member? What is the rationale from your perspective? Because then you are not doing justice to your job as the requirement from project perspective is to promote top performing person.
by suresi00
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Issue log and Change log
Replies: 1
Views: 412

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?
by suresi00
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethical question
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: Ethical question

Choice A is the right answer as it is unethical to work with subcontractors who shows discrimination. I have seen this question in one of the free PMP simulator.

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