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Incorrect activity sequencing could lead to which of the following problems in a project? (Select all that apply.)

A. Incongruities in user acceptance testing results

B. Time wasted waiting for a predecessor task to complete before a successor task can start

C. Team member having to split time to work on two tasks

E. Missing the project deadline Which cost estimating technique(s) utilize the mapping of one data element to another? (Select all that apply.)

A. Bottom-up

B. Linear regression

C. Indexing E. Unit

E. Parametric

D. Top-down

Which of the cost estimating techniques assesses a competitor s product, subtracts out a profit margin, and then estimates the remaining per-unit price?

A. Bottom-up

B. Linear regression

C. Indexing

E. Unit

E. Parametric

D. Top-down

In developing a project ' s calendar, which elements to you need to take into account?

(Select all that apply.)

A. Team members' individual calendars

B. Executive project sponsor's calendar

C. Calendar of corporate holidays and business meetings

D. Stakeholders' calendars

Of the project tracking methods listed below, which one would concern itself with metrics?

A. Cost

B. Team members

C. Requirements

D. Time

When considering the formulation of your cost estimates, who is responsible for providing each task©s cost estimate?

A. Project sponsor

B. Project budget expert

C. Project manager

D. Project team member

When preparing IT project cost estimates, why do you commonly use the bottom-up technique? (Select all that apply.)

A. To accurately determine the complete cost of the project

B. Because staff salary typically represents the largest cost in a standard IT project

C. Because salary costs can be managed whereas hardware and software

costs cannot

P. Because other techniques aren 't as accurate 1 Which of these team member groups is

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A.

Administrative

B.

Educators

C.

Leadership

P.

Technical

E.

Stakeholders

D.

Business

1 Looking at the exhibit, how many milestones

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Looking at the exhibit, which tasks represent a milestone? (Select all that apply.)

A. Activity 1, Task 1

B. Activity 1, Task 2

E. Activity 2, Task 2

F. Activity 2, Task 3

1 The cost estimating function serves as an input

3 to which of the following project processes?

B. Scheduling

C. Team member selection

D. Team building

1 Given that you have a limited budget at the

4 project's onset, what project management plan

■ elements might be affected by this constraint? (Select all that apply.)

A. Task duration

B. Cost estimate method

C. Team member selection

D. Quality control mechanisms

1 Which two pieces of project information are

5 going to be the most likely to affect your team

■ member selections?

A. Scope

B. Task list (work breakdown structure)

C. Requirements

D. Schedule

1 In thinking about the time estimating process,

6 who is responsible for estimating task

A. Team member

B. Team lead

C. Project manager

D. Project sponsor

1 You're the project manager for a large IT

7 project that's going to take a year and require input from a vast array of IT technicians. Recently you' ve discovered that some fighting is going on between the person who ' s developing and implementing your security policies and a senior developer. You' ve found both to be highly credible, valuable players on your team. What' s the best way to handle this situation?

A. Call both to a meeting. Specify exactly what you' re seeing happening between them. Ask for a plan from both to work out the differences. Stress the importance each of them contributes to the project.

B. Ask the HR office to put together a meeting between you and the two fighting team members. Ask HR to work out the differences between the team members. Stress the importance each of them contributes to the project.

C. Call both to a meeting with you and the project sponsor. Specify to the sponsor exactly what you ' re seeing happening between the two. Allow the sponsor to lead the group toward an amiable solution. Stress the importance each of them contributes to the project.

D. Replace the security specialist with someone else.

1 You're the project manager for a large IT

8 project that's going to take a year and require

. input from a vast array of IT technicians.

Recently you've discovered that some fighting is going on between the person who's developing and implementing your security policies and a senior developer. The senior developer argues that the security specialist has no idea what she's doing and that she's not following good quality security guidelines. He produces some documentation to back up his claims. In researching the work that each is doing, along with his documentation, you find that the claims of the senior developer, while exaggerated, are not without merit. What's the best way to handle this situation?

A. Call both to a meeting. Specify exactly what you're seeing happening between them. Ask for a plan from both to work out the differences. Stress the importance each of them contributes to the project.

B. Call the security specialist into a meeting. Tell her that you©ve been looking at her work and that you©d like some input as to why she made the decisions she made. If you find the rationale to be reasonable and proper, tell the senior developer that you©re behind the actions of the security specialist. If not, ask her to begin meeting some standard security guidelines and illustrate with your documentation what you re talking about. Ask if there are ways that you can assist her with her work. Stress the importance of her contributions to the project.

C. Call both to a meeting with you and the project sponsor. Specify to the sponsor exactly what you ' re seeing happening between the two. Illustrate the developer s point with the documentation he has provided. Put the security specialist on a 30-day action plan to improve her processes. Stress the importance each of them contributes to the project.

D. Replace the security specialist with someone else.

1 When would you use a PERT chart as opposed

. A. When you want to monitor task predecessors and successors

B. When you need to trace each tasks duration relative to other tasks

C. When you have a very large project

D. When you have a small number of tasks to manage From this list, select all the things that a Gantt chart will be helpful for in your project monitoring process.

A. Gives you the ability to denote the critical path of the project

B. Shows successors and predecessors

C. Gives you task names

D. Shows interrelationships between tasks

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