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PMP: Project Management Professional

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Shows a pattern between two variables associated with a process. This helps see a correlation (or lack of) between variable - if it exists






2. Type of grid that groups the stakeholders based on thier level of authority and their level of concern regarding the project outcomes






3. It means that you are current on commincation activity and that you are kept in the project communication loop as musch as possible






4. Product Verfication - lesson learned - Updating records - reporting - archiving - formal acceptance






5. When an activity cannot be estimated with a resonable degree of confidence the work within the activity is decomposed into more detail. Estimates are made to the smallest incremental level need and then aggregated into a total quantity for each of th






6. Information Gathering Techniques from Identify Risks - tools and technique






7. 3 main components of the communication model






8. Type of communication that convey more than just words (inflection of voice body language)






9. Special benefits offered being on a certain project of doing a certain activity Difference between Fringe and Perks






10. Practice of providing more than what the customer request






11. 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.






12. Can come from the following factors: Business Need - Market Demand - technological advance - customer request - legal requirements






13. Used for communication and information distribution on the project - not necessarily a hightech system but what ever is used for project communication on the project. Normally a mixture of technology and non-technology.






14. What the project consist of - What is involved to create the project - What it is expected to do when complete ( to avoid confusion) What is the ? What are the elements






15. Shows the type of resources broken down






16. Conflict Solution where the PM ignores the problem and hopes it either fixes itself or disappears






17. When Activity A starts Activity B can starts






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






19. Components - assemblies - sub assemblies used to build a product or service Whaty are the 4 breakdown structures?






20. Commuincation within the project






21. States that 100% of the work of a project needs to be represented in the creation of the WBS. What is the 100% rule?






22. Shows the risk that potentially occur broken down by risk category






23. A constraint put in place by something external to the project team or organization






24. Delphi Technique Interviewing






25. Shows the overall state of the project - aka the sum of all reports






26. Amount of time that an activity can slip or be delayed without delaying the finish date of the project (or activity or published project completion date)






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






28. Classification Models (for Stakeholder Analysis)






29. Calculating the expected monetary value (EMV) of a project risk is found by....






30. Putting more resources on the Critical Path activites. Usually increases cost but minimal risk exposure






31. Communication that is not on the record






32. Communication that is on record such as as newsletter and annual report






33. PM and team work to create a complete estimate from the bottom(activity level) up and roll it up to the total estimate. Main advantage - detail accuracy. Main dis ad - can take time to create






34. Model describing classes of stakeholders based on thier power - urgency and legitmacy






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






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






37. Formal or informal system used in project management to ensure that the work is done as planned. It ensures that right work is done in the right order at the right time by the right people






38. Provides details of the planned Scope for the project - this includes the Project Scope Statment - WBS - WBS dictionary. It is the key output in the Create WBS.






39. Process of using expert opinion - which could come from people already on the project or those outside the project or even the organization






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






41. Standard is associated with companies that wish to document their process and adhere to those processes






42. Process of improving the competencies - team interaction - and the overall team environment to enhance project team






43. Used to track technical performance such as how well something works or schedule or cost performance such as how things were completed on time or budget - respectively






44. Type of grid that groups the stakeholders based on their active involvement in the project and their ability to effect changes to the projects planning or execution.






45. Formal or informal system used in project mgmt to ensure that work is done as planned. It ensures that right work is done in the right order at the right time by the right people






46. Risk that is typically uninsurable. Its a risk inherent in the porcess of doing business






47. dministrative closure for the feasibility phase of a project requires that ________.






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






49. Doing activites in parallel that are that are normally in sequence. Inc cost could occur with rework but additional risk could occur because of possible rework.






50. Which organization does conflict occur the most in managing projects