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by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality maangement
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Quality maangement

Which is not a goal in both project management and quality management?
97
o Prevention over inspection
o Customer satisfaction
o Management responsibility
o Triple constraint

Why is the answer Tripe constraint ?
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Phase
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Phase

Some colleagues told you that they are planning, executing, monitoring and controlling a project by use of milestones only with durations between 1 and 4 weeks. What do you think? o The approach is erroneous. A milestone is a significant point with zero duration to highlight achievements. o It is a ...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: closing
Replies: 1
Views: 359

closing

Your project, run for a customer, is coming to an end. The customer has been contractually granted a three years warranty period for the product of the project. What should you do first? 1. Hand all relevant documentation over to the organizational unit responsible for handling the warranty. 2. Ther...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 382

Risk

viewtopic.php?f=85&t=5997&p=22108&hilit=22nd#p22108

Manish sir can you please answer this ?
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Time and Material
Replies: 1
Views: 537

Time and Material

Manish sir, The e wages of hourly workers on a time and materials project is considered a/an_________________ cost. Direct/variable Direct/fixed Indirect/variable Indirect/fixed What is the right answer. My answer was direct and fixed because the unit rate of the labor was fixed. But the correct ans...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control chart
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Control chart

You are using control charts to perform quality control. Which of these situations does not indicate that the pro cess is out of control and an assignable cause needs to be assigned. Assume that the control limits have been set to three sigma. One of the point is more than the mean + (3*sigma) Two p...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 400

Risk

One of the risks identified in the project’s risk register has a probability of 85%. As the project manager what would you do first upon making this discovery? Make the risk a #1 priority in the risk register Move the ’risk’ to the issue log Risk data validation Raise a red jeopardy on a stoplight r...
by suresi00
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change control
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Change control

You are the project manager for a project, which is being managed under a contract. You receive a change request from the buyer involving a government regulation. What should you do FIRST? 1)Talk with team members to understand implications of the change. 2) Communicate the change to the management ...
by suresi00
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project charter
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Project charter

In a phased project ,
project charter is created only once and will be reviewed after each phase during the kick off next phase

Is this a correct statement. I saw in scodo while doing a test project charter will be created in each phase .
by suresi00
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closing
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Closing

Manish sir, http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1183 Can you please answer this. I watched the video but it didn't help to understand why the answer is D. I under stood in closing we do 1. administrative work to create exit 2. actions and activities necessary to move the products ser...
by suresi00
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project management Process Group
Replies: 2
Views: 607

Re: Project management Process Group

I think Manish sir it is execution . What are we trying to do here 1. aligning the stakeholder expectation 2. for what ? to bring them engaged with the project 3. For that what should we do : we need to give them visibility about the scope and project objectives Pmbok manage stakeholder engagement t...
by suresi00
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Re: Conflict resolution

Smoothing is minimizing the problem, and it can help cool people off while you figure out how to solve it. But it's only a temporary fix, and does not really address the root cause of the conflict.

The exp for the answer
by suresi00
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Communication

Communication management plan is loosely written and it allows any any change. A stakeholder wants to change his frequency of status report from weekly to daily. What is the first thing you should do? 1. immediately send the report daily 2. change the communication plan to reflect the daily and then...
by suresi00
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Conflict resolution

You have been hired by a contractor, who wants you to manage a construction project for one of their clients. The project team has been working for two months, and is 35% done with the job. Two of your team members come to you with a conflict about how to handle the ongoing maintenance for a piece o...
by suresi00
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Re: Mock Q1

I feel we should. For example while executing risk response plan , there may be a better way for how.

To me all planning docs will evolve through out the project , There is no strict rule except for Project charter.
by suresi00
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Re: Communication

These questions are from www.actualtests,com. they didn't give any rationale for the answer
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change request and Baseline
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Change request and Baseline

Nick is managing a project which was original estimated at$120,000. From project start time till now, several approved change requests had been implemented and changes are made to the project. The cost of doing impact analysis for the changes was $3,000 and cost of implementing these changes was $10...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conduct Procurement
Replies: 1
Views: 605

Conduct Procurement

A new term I learned thought of sharing with the forum. Just in case During the opening rounds of contract negotiation, the other party uses a fait accompli tactic. Which of the following statements is true about fait accompli tactics? A. One party claims the issue under discussion was documented an...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Communication
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Communication

Communication in both project and non-project-driven organizations should occur in directions.
A. four
B. one
C. two
D. three
E. five


Why is it five? I believe there should not be any diagonal communication.
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Cost saving
Replies: 1
Views: 507

Cost saving

The ability to achieve cost savings is inversely proportional to _____. A. empowerment to the P.M. B. productivity C. the estimated costs to complete D. the earned value achieved to date How can the answer be earned value achieved? Is it because if I accomplished more earned value until now then I n...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Conflict

Manish sir, I am not sure about the validity of the quetsion The positive value of conflict is underestimated. Properly managed, conflict is a valuable tool, particularly when A. A diversion is needed B. Conflict may cause a loss of status or position power C. Conflictive situations are in their ear...
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethical Question - Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Re: Ethical Question - Reasoning

Answer C.
As per PMP code of ethics { you can refer SCODO explanation)

These questions are tricky we have to pay more attention to the answer choices than question I guess.
by suresi00
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Straightforward Question - Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 660

Re: Straightforward Question - Reasoning

Only options are between cost reimbursable and Time and Material. Time and material normally (my understanding) works best when we are on a rush and it is for short period of time. Like a person doing the kitchen remodeling. I will go with Time and Material of there were more information like 10 tea...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change Request who is responsible?
Replies: 1
Views: 600

Change Request who is responsible?

One of the stakeholders of a project initiated a change request which was then documented in the change control system. In general, who usually would be responsible for approving or rejecting the change request? An authority within the project management team or external organization. The PMO The st...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock 1 Q26
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Re: Mock 1 Q26

For lower grid PMbok clearly says it should be individual as we need a person for accountability
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Re: Mock Q1

When will we update risk management plan ?
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Direct and indirect cost
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Re: Direct and indirect cost

It is Izenbridge Mock question ( Mock 1)
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock Q1
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Mock Q1

While risk identification is an ongoing process what is true about plan risk management process Plan risk management should being when project is conceived and should finish early during project planning Plan risk management should being before project charter is signed and should continue till end ...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Direct and indirect cost
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Direct and indirect cost

Martin, project manager is in planning phase for his project. Team is estimating cost for project. What is true? Estimate cost should always include all direct costs and indirect costs Estimate cost should include all direct and/or indirect costs based on what Steering Group approves and should be d...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Mock 1 Q26
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Mock 1 Q26

Q 2 What is true about the following responsibility for lower level grid for project resources assigned in project It’s a type of RACI chart where Column Y describes work package of projects while column A-D can be represented by individuals only It’s a type of RACI chart where Column Y describes wo...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is this formula right
Replies: 5
Views: 711

Re: Is this formula right

AC = AC + (BAC-EV)/ CPI
This formula is not in PMbok. So I am confused,

They have with CPI and SPI
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Conflict resolution

A project team member has been having a big disagreement with another team member for over two months when the other team members become involved. The issues are complex, but you have specific experience in the area and know what needs to be done. The BEST choice would be to: A. Make the decision yo...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: decision making on reallocation of resource in a project
Replies: 1
Views: 293

decision making on reallocation of resource in a project

4. To accommodate a new project in your department, you need to move resources from one project to another. Because your department is currently working at capacity, moving resources will inevitably delay the project from which you move the resources. It would cause the LEAST negative impact if you ...
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Close Procurement
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Close Procurement

Complete final contract performance reporting and verify product is done in
_______ .
A. Conduct Procurements
B. Close Procurements
C. Plan Procurements
D. Administer Procurements

Manish sir do we do verify product in close procurement?
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Performance measurement Baseline
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Performance measurement Baseline

. A project has experienced significant delays due to equipment problems, staff attrition, and slow client reviews. The project is 40 percent complete and has used 60 percent of the available calendar time. What is the FIRST thing you should do? A. Rebaseline the schedule to reflect the new date. B....
by suresi00
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control chart UCL and LCL
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Control chart UCL and LCL

A quality control manager decides to increase his daily sample size from three to six. The size of the control band will: A. not determinable from given data B. None of the other alternatives apply . C. decrease D. remain unchanged E. increase Is this variation due to the normal distribution , calcu...
by suresi00
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: WPI versus WPD
Replies: 1
Views: 364

WPI versus WPD

Manish sir,

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1997

Can you please answer this query ?
by suresi00
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder and decision making
Replies: 5
Views: 1516

Re: Stakeholder and decision making

Why are we explaining to stakeholder again ? Why the answer is A
by suresi00
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Work Performannce
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Re: Work Performannce

Project file updates are normally for OPA { basically archiving system} right?
by suresi00
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 13th Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3925

Re: Oliver 75 - 13th Question

I guess the answer is C. A circle is a chance node. Some facts on decision trees. Tree is build left to right but evaluated right to left. This process is known as rolling back the tree. There two nodes Chance node: we can calculate the expected payoff represented by the probability distribution at ...
by suresi00
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is this formula right
Replies: 5
Views: 711

Re: Is this formula right

PMbok doesn' have
AC+(BAC-EV)/CPI.

It only says without CPI because the assumption was we will move as planned which means CPI=1

When do we use the formula
AC+(BAC-EV)/CPI.

When CPI is impacted by adding more resources ?

Considering atypical scenario
by suresi00
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Project Integration

Lanny, manager of sales development in your company, has asked you to coordinate a project to create a new brand logo for the company. You have the scope statement, project plan, schedule, and budget. Lanny has asked that all on-going components of the project be approved by a trio of the Director o...
by suresi00
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scodo tools
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Scodo tools

Resource calendar and Checklist are treated as tools in SCODO.

Do you guys have seen the same? any insights?
by suresi00
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Time reporting by team member
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Time reporting by team member

Manish sir,

Can you please answer this query

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=6289
by suresi00
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Work authorization system based communication
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Work authorization system based communication

Rosemary is the project manager at a pharmaceutical company. She begins her day by analyzing her team's work requirements. She then assigns daily tasks to her team members over a centralized project management information system that generates task assignment notifications for the team members. Whic...
by suresi00
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: contract Q/A
Replies: 1
Views: 673

Re: contract Q/A

This looks like Fixed price contracting. And it is quite common in FFP to default in the midst. 1, He is legally binded for the delivery of things based on the contract 2. There may be provisions for cancellation but again that needs to be done with procurement team legally, Now the question is what...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is this formula right
Replies: 5
Views: 711

Is this formula right

u are managing a project and your project has allocated with a two trained resources which can impact the cost performance index as you have replaced them with four other resources, the cost performance index with after this resource shuffling is 1.25. You know that this is a typical source of varia...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 456

Questions based on changes post 11 Jan 2016

Hi Manish sir,

Is this a PMP exam or PBA? It looks like PBA to me. Can you please let me know .
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Control Risk
Replies: 1
Views: 323

Control Risk

On a continuous basis, new risks need to be identified, and existing risks need to be analysed, tracked and their status reported. All this is done as part of which of the following process? Monitor and Control Project Work Plan Risk Management Perform Integrated Change Control Direct and Manage Pro...
by suresi00
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Quality

You are part of the company who deals in arranging concert of big international singers. You have been assigned as a Project manager of series of concert of a singer in your country. You are expecting huge transactions and increased work load which make you think that it should be subcontracted to a...

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