Chapter 1/Project Management

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_____ refers to the process in which organizations group and manage projects and programs as a cluster of investments that contribute to the entire enterprise’s success.
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Project portfolio management
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The _____ software integrates information from multiple projects to show the status of active, approved, and future projects across an entire organization.
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portfolio project management
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Project _____ management includes estimating how long it will take to complete work, develop an acceptable project schedule, and ensure timely completion of a project.
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time
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Project _____ management consists of preparing and managing the budget for a project.
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cost
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The question, “What unique product does the customer expect from the project?” is an example of a(n) _____ constraint.
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scope
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Until the 1980s, project management primarily focused on providing _____ and resource data to top management in the military, computer, and construction industries.
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schedule
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High-end tools in project management software have enterprise and _____ functions that summarize and combine individual project information to provide an enterprise view of all projects.
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portfolio management
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Soft skills are also known as _____ skills.
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human relation
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Ethics is a set of principles that guides decision making based on _____ of what is considered right and wrong.
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personal values
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The _____ of project management includes quality, scope, time, and cost constraints.
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quadruple constraint
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A(n) _____ is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.
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project
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Project management _____ describe the key competencies that project managers must develop.
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knowledge areas
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In project management, the three limitations of scope, time, and cost are referred to as the _____.
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triple constraint
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The question, “What is the project’s schedule?” is an example of a(n) _____ constraint.
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time
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Passing the CPA exam is a standard for accountants. Similarly, passing the PMP exam is becoming a standard for _____.
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project managers

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