Project management ch3-4

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____ processes include devising and maintaining a workable scheme to ensure that the project meets its scope, time, and cost goals as well as organizational needs
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Planning
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A ___ is a product or service produced or provided as part of a project.
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deliverable
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a business ___ is a document that provides justification for investing a project.
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case
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part of creating and following a project management methodology includes the creation and use of ____
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templates
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For a large training project, there is often a ___ project done first before investing in a larger project done first before investing in a larger project.
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Study
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One of the main tasks normally involved in project initiation is to identify and understand project ______.
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stakeholders
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A stakehoder ___ provides information on key stakeholders to help manage relationships with them.
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management strategy
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Which of the following information is typically included in a business case?
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Business Objective
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Some organization initiate projects using a simple letter of ___, whereas others use much longer documents or formal contracts
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agreement
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a crucial part of the project charter is the ___ section, where key project stakeholder sign the document to acknowledge their agreement on the need for the project.
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sign-off
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It is good practice to document meeting minutes, focusing on key decisions and ____items.
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action
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In which of the five project management process groups are activities performed that relate to each knowledge area?
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Planning
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The best or “alpha” project managers spend more time on every process group than other project managers except for which one?
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Executing
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What document provides justification for investing in a project?
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business case
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which project document should not be made available to all key project stakeholders due to its sensitive nature?
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Stakeholder management strategy
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In which process group do you normally produce the main deliverable of a project?
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executing
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What percentage of time do the best or alpha project managers spend on planning versus other project managers?
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21vs11
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what project management methodology is the defacto standard in the U.K and is used in over 50 countries”
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PRINCE2
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What pre-initiating task can be done to justify investing in a project?
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business case
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The ___section of a project charter is important because it acknowledges stakeholder agreement on the need for a project.
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Sign-off
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The main purpose of project planning is to guide project ___
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execution
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Planning includes tasks related to each of the___ project management knowledge areas.
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nine
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project management ____ facilitate communication among stakeholders and provide a baseline for progress measurement and project control
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plans
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the main planning tasks performed as part of project scope management include scope planning, scope definition, and _____
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Creating the WBS
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The project team develops an initial scope statement when defining
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Scope
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the term “_____” is used to describe each level of work in the WBS.
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task
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to define the ____of the project accurately, it is very important to ensure consistency between the project charter, scope statement, WBS, Gantt chart, and related documents.
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Scope
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Performance in meeting project scope goals is based on the scope ____
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baseline
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The project team begins to develop a ___ by first clearly defining all the activities it needs to perform.
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Schedule
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After defining project activities, the next step in project time management is activity ____.
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sequencing
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_____includes the actual amount of time spent working on an activity plus elapsed time.
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duration
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A three-point estimate is an estimate that includes a _____, most likely, and pessimistic estimate, such as three weeks, for weeks, and five weeks, respectively.
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Optimistic
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____development uses the results of all the preceding project time management processes to determine the start and end dates of project activities and of the entire project
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schedule
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project management plan should be
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dynamic, receptive to change, flexible
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what can project teams create to help promote team work and clarify team communications”
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a team contract
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the main purpose of project planning is to
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guide project execution
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project teams develop a ____ to coordinate all other project plans
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project management plan
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A ___ is a task at the lowest level of the WBS that represents the level of work that the project manager uses to monitor and control the project.
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work package
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You develop a WBS by analyzing a similar project. You are using the ____approach.
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Analogy
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Project teams often create a ______ to ensure that all major activities are accounted for.
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milestone list

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