According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), project management is defined as “the application of knowledge, _____, _____, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements
As a project manager, Tyler is so happy that all expected project deliverable have been accomplished by his project team. What is the next step for his project to proceed in order to verify the project scope by his project client?
Ask his client to pay for the completed project deliverables.B.
Award all of his project team members for such a great accomplishment.C.
Offer a party for his project team and client to celebrate the success of the project.D.
Ask his client to conduct an inspection on all of the completed project deliverables.E.
Invite a few experts to judge the quality of all the completed project deliverables.
What is the first step in project planning?
Establish the objectives and scope.B.
Determine the budget.C.
Select the team organizational model.D.
Determine project constraints.E.
Inspect the deliverables.
While assessing your project processes, you have identified some uncontrolled process variations. Which of the following would be the appropriate chart you may use for this purpose?
HR personnel chartE.
Once the project is approved and moves into the planning stage, what happens in the next phase of the project life cycle?
Agreements for risk sharing need to be concluded.B.
The total risk on the project typically reduces as activities are performed without loss.C.
Risks must be weighed against the potential benefit of the project’s success in order to decide if the project should be chosen.D.
Risks are identified with each major group of activities.E.
A risk response plan can be used to identify increasing levels of detailed risk analysis
Fill in the blank. Risk must be considered in the _____ phase and weighed against the potential benefit of the project’s success in order to decide if the project should be chosen.
Due to the rapid expansion of your company, your boss decides to establish a project management office (PMO) within the company and asks you to take the lead. According to the PMBOK guide, to be the ideal PMO you can do which of the following?
Speed up a specific ongoing project.B.
Find opportunities for collaborative project management.C.
Reassign the resources that have been assigned to ongoing projects.D.
Reduce the assigned resources to existing projects.E.
Reduce the number of project managers in the company.
Why does the creation of processes for developing teams, establishing priorities, and distributing work and tasks require different sets of skills?
Because resources on the project management team may view it as permanentB.
Because resources on the project management team may view it as temporaryC.
Because resources on the project team are not aware of the technical aspects of the initiativeD.
Because members of the project management team are not aware of the knowledge and skills of the other people working on the projectE.
Because project management teams do not look after the operational aspects of the project and are concerned only with the strategy
According to Bruce Tuckman’s five stages of team development, project team members compete for control at which stage?
The project management office (PMO) handles all of the following functions EXCEPT:
maintaining the organization’s project management policies and procedures.B.
supervising the project managers.C.
assigning project managers from other departments but not procuring contract project managers.D.
monitoring project performance. e. providing functional support to projects like project scheduling and project cost analysis