The project sponsor has approached you with a dilemma. The CEO announced at the annual stockholders meeting that the project you’re managing will be completed by the end of this year. The problem is that this is six months prior to the scheduled completion date. It’s too late to go back and correct her mistake, and stockholders are expecting implementation by the announced date. You must speed up the delivery date of this project. Your primary constraint before this occurred was the budget. What actions can you take to help speed up the project?
Which of the following is true regarding Administrative Closure?
The Project Management Knowledge Areas:
Each of the following describes an element of the Scope Definition process except:
You are the project manager for Heartthrobs by the Numbers Dating Services. You’re working on an updated Internet site that will display pictures as well as short bios of prospective heartbreakers. You’ve just completed your project staff assignments and published the project team directory. Which process are you in?
Which of the following describes the Executing process?
You are a project manager working in a foreign country. You observe that some of your project team members are having a difficult time adjusting to the new culture. You provided them training on cultural differences and the customs of this country before arriving, but they still seem uncomfortable and disoriented. Which of the following is true?
You are the project manager for Heart of Texas casual clothing company. Your project involves installing a new human resources system. You’ve identified the risks associated with this project and are ready for the next step. What is the next step?
You are the project manager for a construction company that is building a new city and county office building in your city. You recently looked over the construction site to determine if the work to date was conforming to the requirements and quality standards. Which tool and technique of Quality Control are you using?
During your project meeting, a problem was discussed and a resolution to the problem was reached. During the meeting, the participants started wondering why they thought the problem was such a big issue. Sometime after the meeting, you received an e-mail from one of the meeting members saying they’ve changed their mind about the solution reached in the meeting and need to resurface the problem. The solution reached during the initial project meeting is an example of which of the following conflict resolution techniques?