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PMP: Project Management Professional

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1. Any numbering system used to uniquely identify each component of the work breakdown structure

2. Conflict Solution Negotiation attempt to get everyone involved to give (concede) a little to find a common ground and resloution. It is sometimes viewed as undesirable because when everyone give something up there is a potential that the solution wil

3. Type of Mgmt style that brings out the best in the team - bringing mbrs to their potential or where they need to be with regard to the project

4. Mock-up technique that uses software to simulate project charactereristics to determine possible outcome

5. Forecasting methods that uses the assumption that is possible to identify the underlying factors that might influence the variable that is being forcasted

6. Document what you do - Do what you document - Document any variance (from the normal process)

7. ompany pays for quality in a reactive way - on the back end - decrease morale - decrease customer perception Cost of Conformance and nonconformance examples...

8. A deliverable or project work component at the lowest level of each branch of the work breakdown structure

9. Proactive stance to development - one that makes improvement throughout a process

10. One of the biggest potential problems facing a project team member in a strong matrix is....

11. Strategy defines as approach to increase the support and minimize negative impacts of stakeholders throughout the entire project life cycle

12. Risk for which insurance can be purchased - thereby transferring the risk for financial benefit to the party accepting the risk

13. The most common causes of conflict in a multi-project environment

14. A network diagramming technique in which schedule activites are represented by boxes (or nodes)

15. Type of Grid that groups the stakholders based on their active involvement in the project and their ability to effect changes to the projects planning or execution

16. Process of indentify all people or organization impacted by the project and documenting relevant infromationo regarding their interests - involvement - and impact on project success

17. On creating a written project scope statement to be used in the future project decision making.

18. The company's quality system must conform to the criteria set forth in ISO 9001.

19. Deals with how we are effeiciently using our money

20. Quality philosophy that focus on proactive attitude toward quality with a detail toward statistical analysis to document improvement

21. Activity A start before Activity B finishes

22. Delphi Technique Interviewing

23. The Process of prioritizing risk for further analysis or action by assessing and combining their probability of occurrence and impact - The Process of numerically analyzing the effect of identified risks on overall project objectives

24. Type of Mgmt style that drives the direction of the team or team members to accomplish specific activties and goals

25. One advantages of sensitivity analysis is?

26. Process of Confirming human resources availibilty and obtaining the team necessary to complete project assignments

27. Diagramming type where the activity is on the arrow or line and the circle or box connects the activities

28. Document that develops and helps attain buy-in on a common interpretation of the project scope. It can describe what it is - as wel as what is not - in the project

29. Customer Satisfaction - Prevention over inspection - Continous Improvement - Management Responsibility

30. Close out any contracts w/ outside vendors - Deliver any required reports associated w/ closure (OPA updates) - Complete any close project or phase activites - Performed lessons learned - Complete the archives of any project files (OPA updates) - Rel

31. The consequences (good or bad) or the amount at stake if something does occur

32. The narrative description of the project scope - including major deliverables - project assumptions - project constraints - and a description of work - that provides a documents basis for making future project decisions and for confirming or developi

33. Plan Quality - Perform Quality Assurance - Perform Quality Control

34. Deals with the Unkown Unkowns and are not in the Project Plan Contingency Reserves VS Mgmt Reserves

35. Considering both development and operating costs when evaluating project alternatives

36. A jeopardy that results from the implementation of a risk repsonse

37. Used for very large volumes of information or for very large audiences that requires the recipients to access the communication content at their own discretion - Inclued intranet sites - e-learning - and knowledge repositories

38. Deals with the known Unkowns and is the Project Plan

39. When Activity A starts Activity B can starts

40. Used with sceduling enviroments in which a forward pass establishes the easrliest the activities can start (ES) and finish (EF) and a backward pass establishes the latest the activites can start (LS) and finish (LF)

41. Techinque of systemically gathering and analyzing quantitative and qualitative information to determine whose interest should be taken into account throughout the project

42. From the Buyers perspective the riskiest form of contract is

43. Process of determining the project stakeholder information needs and defining a communication approach. Who needs what information - when they need it - how it will be provided to them and by whom.

44. The Process deciding how to approach and conduct the risk managment activities for a project

45. Type of communication method between two or more parties performing a multidirectional exchange of information. It is the most efficient way to ensure a common understanding by all participants on specified topics - and inclues meetings - and phones

46. Shows an aggregate or rolled up view of the various activites at the summary level. It gives senior management - the project management team - a picture of how long the summary level work packages are to take - and what sequence they occur

47. A planning technique which progressively details the work as information becomes firm - and allows for less detail in later project phase where uncertainty is greater is called

48. In fixed pricing the most important consideration is ____.

49. Type of Mgmt style that helps keep things progressing making them occur. This style is not super proactive nor does it have ownership

50. Inputs to many process because they deal w/ variables external to the project such as government requlations and market conditions. Examples are org structure govt standards - personnel - policies business market