One of the reports you are asked to produce is an S-curve diagram. Through your experience, you know that S-curve data is based on earned value. Therefore, you must __________ at the start of the project in order to have accurate S-curve reports.
A. Set a baseline
B. Use project management software
C. Create a contingency plan
D. Perform a variance analysis
During a simple home repair project, Eva is planning on putting two coats of paint on her dining room. After the second coat of paint dries, she intends to hang up a picture of her family in the room. The activity relationships described in this example are known as:
A. Soft logic
C. Mandatory dependencies
D. Critical path
Projects and operations have similarities and differences. Which of following is true?
A. Projects are performed by teams, operations are performed by individuals
B. Projects are temporary, operations are ongoing
C. Projects are planned, operations are executed
D. Projects are limited by constraints, operations are not
While monitoring and controlling risks on a project, one of the tools a project manager could use compares the amount of the contingency reserves remaining to the amount of risk remaining to determine if the remaining reserve is adequate. This is called:
A. Reserve analysis
B. Performance report
C. Risk audit
D. Variance and trend analysis
As a senior project manager, Jim is asked to review the work of other project managers in the organization. Wendy, a fairly new project manager, is working with her team to sequence activities. One thing Jim should ensure is that Wendy has already performed the __________ process.
A. Develop Schedule
B. Estimate Activity Resources
C. Define Activities
D. Estimate Activity Durations