When is the best time to have project kickoff meetings?
You are managing a design project. You find that bringing all of your team members into a single room to work increases their communication, and helps build a sense of community. This is referred to as a:
You are a project manager for a software project. Your team buys a component for a web page, but they run into defects when they use it. Those defects slow your progress down considerably. Fixing the bugs in the component will double your development schedule, and building your own component will take even longer. You work with your team to evaluate the cost and impact of all of your options and recommend hiring developers at the company that built the component to help you address problems in it. That will cost more, but it will reduce your delay by a month. What is your next step?
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. Your team gives a demonstration to the project sponsor and key stakeholders. Later, the sponsor informs you that there is an important client who will be using the software your team is building, and whose needs are not being met. As a result, you must now make a large and expensive change to accommodate that client. What is the best explanation for this?
You are planning a project that uses the same team as a project that is currently being performed by your company. What should you consult to find information about when those people will be available for your project?
A team member is showing up late to work and leaving early, and it is affecting the project. The project manager decides that the team member must be reprimanded. Which of the following is the best way to handle this situation?
You are developing the project scope statement for a new project. Which of the following is not part of creating a project scope statement?
You are a project manager on a construction project. You have just prepared an RFP to send around to electrical contractors. You get a call from your uncle who owns an electrical contracting company. He wants to bid on your project. You know he’s done good work before, and it may be a good fit for your company. How do you proceed?
A change has occurred on your project. You’ve documented the change, filled out a change request, and submitted that request to the change control board (CCB). What’s the next thing that must happen on the project?
Which of the following is not a tool in Identify Risks?