Which of the following is not part of a typical change control system?
You are managing a project with a total budget of $450,000. According to the schedule, your team should have completed 45% of the work by now. But at the latest status meeting, the team reported that only 40% of the work has actually been completed. The team has spent $165,000 so far on the project. How would you best describe this project?
You are managing a software project. You are partway through the project, and your team has just delivered a preliminary version of part of the software. You are holding a weekly status meeting when one of the team members points out that an important stakeholder is running into a problem with one of the features of the current software. The team member feels that there is a risk that the stakeholder will ask for a change in that feature, even though that change would be out of scope of the current release—and if the stakeholder requests that change, there is a high probability that the change control board would approve the change. What is the best action to take next?
Given this portion of the network diagram to the right, what’s the LS of activity F?
Tom is the project manager of an accounting project. He has just finished defining the scope for the project and is creating the WBS. He goes to his organizational process asset library and finds a WBS from a past project to use as a jumping-off point. Which of the following describes the asset that Tom is using?
You are managing a software engineering project. While investigating the cause of a low SPI, you discover that your team is having trouble completing their object design tasks, which are on the critical path. One of your team members tells you that her friend at another company sent her a copy of a software package it owns that will help your team meet its deadline. Without that software package, your project will probably be late. But you don’t have enough money in the budget to purchase it. What’s the best way to handle this situation?
You are the project manager for a software development project. When you need to get staff from the manager of the QA department, he suggests a few test engineers with performance problems for your team. Which is the best response to this situation?
Which of the following is the correct order of the Monitoring and Controlling processes for Scope Management?
Which of the following is not an input of the Close Project or Phase process?
You are managing a construction project using a firm fixed price (FFP) contract. The contract is structured so that your company will be paid a fee of $85,000 to complete the work. There was a $15,000 overhead cost that your company had to cover. It’s now three months into the project, and your costs have just exceeded $70,000. The project has now consumed the entire fee, and your company will now be forced to pay for all costs on the project from this point forward. What’s the best way to describe this situation?