After taking a position as a project manager for a new department, you learn that they follow a change control process that maps to the Perform Integrated Change Control process in the PMBOK®. What is the likely scenario when making a change to a project?
A. Document the change request, bring it to a change control meeting, update the change request status
B. Document the change request, notify the manager, notify the customer, make the change
C. Go to a change control meeting, document the change request, make the change
D. Go to a change control meeting, notify the manager, notify the customer, document the change request
Lisa is creating the human resource plan for her project. One important element that she wants to identify during this process is how she is going to staff the resources necessary to complete her scheduled tasks. What type of output does Lisa need as part of her human resource plan?
C. Staffing management plan
Julie is scheduling a project to develop a new feature for her company’s website. Since she works in a functional organization, her team has other assigned projects and therefore, have limited availability for her project. What type of scheduling technique should Julie use to get the best estimate for her project?
A. Resource leveling
B. Schedule compression
C. Critical chain method
D. Critical path method
Of the following projects, which would not require you to complete Close Project tasks immediately?
A. A construction project that was completed
B. A construction project that was put on hold during the execution phase
C. A software project that was canceled during the execution phase
D. A software project that was canceled just during the planning phase
Joseph is looking for a way to track how long it takes his team to perform final testing for each tractor. When a tractor gets approved to deliver for a customer, he would simply like a graph that displays a just single point for the time result for that final test. Over time, he would like to see how his team progresses. What type of quality control tool should Joseph use?
A. Scatter diagram
B. Run chart
C. Pareto diagram
D. Control chart
As the buyer, you decide that the best contract for your project needs is one that will reimburse the supplier. Regardless of how the supplier performs, you are willing to pay a predetermined amount upon the completion. This an example of what kind of contract?
A. Firm Fixed Price (FFP)
B. Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF)
C. Fixed Price Plus Cost (FPPC)
D. Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF)
During risk identification, you decide that there are some risks that you do not want to do anything to change their probability or impact. To ensure that you have enough funds in case the risk events are triggered, you request a contingency reserve. How would you best describe this risk response strategy?
A. Passive acceptance
B. Reserve analysis
C. Active acceptance
D. Fund exploitation