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Project Scope Management Overview

Project Scope management There are Six Process in this Project Scope Management Knowledge Area. Plan scope management —> Planning Process Group Collect Requirement —>Planning Process Group Define Scope —>Planning Process Group Create WBS —>Planning Process Group Validate Scope —>Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Control scope —>Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Plan Scope management. In this you will plan all the work of the project , which you will define the scope, making sure team member planning to do right work and control it. Collect Requirement. In this process you will…

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Integration Management Knowledge Area

There are Six integration management process in integration management. Develop project charter Develop project management plan Direct and manage project work Monitor and control project work Perform Integrated change control Closing of the project phase. The Integration Management knowledge area brings all of the process groups together. A project manager has to integrate the work of everyone on the team through all of these major activities to keep the project on track: 1. Being authorized by the project charter to control the budget and assign resources. 2. Planning all of the work…

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Project Risk Management Knowledge Area

  Any time there’s anything that might occur on your project and change the outcome of a project activity, we call that a risk. A risk can be an event (like a fire), or it can be a condition (like an important part being unavailable). Either way, it’s something that may or may not happen…but if it does, you will be forced to change the way you and your team work on the project. There are 7 Process in this Plan Risk Management Knowledge Area. Plan risk management. Planning process…

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PMP Exam Preparation Question On Quality Management Knowledge Area

Quality Management Questions Which of the following is NOT a part of quality? Fitness for use Conformance to requirements Value to the sponsor Customer satisfaction  Ans . C  2. A project manager is using a histogram to analyze defects found by the team during Inspection activities. What process is being performed? Plan Quality Management Control Quality Perform Quality Assurance Verify Scope Ans. B   3. Which of the following is NOT an example of cost of quality? 1. Having team members spend extra time reviewing requirements with the stakeholders 2. Paying extra programmers…

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Cost Control Process

How to Calculate Planned Value First thing you need to do is to calculate BAC i.e Budget at completion of the project. Planned % complete at the given interval to time. If the schedule says that your team should have done 300 hours of work so far, and they will work a total of 1,000 hours on the project, then your planned % complete is 30%. Then PV =BAC *Planned % Complete. Example: You’re managing a project to install 200 windows in a new skyscraper and need to figure out…

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Determine budget Process

Determine budget Process: how to build a budget   Tools   Roll up your estimates into control accounts. This tool is called cost aggregation. You take your activity estimates and roll them up into control accounts on your work breakdown structure. That makes it easy for you to know what each work package in your project is going to cost.   Come up with your reserves. When you evaluate the risks to your project, you will set aside some cash reserves to deal with any issues that might come your…

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Develop Project Charter Process Group

Develop Project Charter Develop Project Charter is the process of developing a document that formally authorizes the existence of a project and provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities. The key benefit of this process is a well-defined project start and project boundaries, creation of a formal record of the project, and a direct way for senior management to formally accept and commit to the project. The inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs for this process are shown in figure   Definition: “The…

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Control Schedule tools and techniques

Control Schedule tools and techniques:   Performance reviews: There are two important calculations called schedule variance (SV) and schedule performance index (SPI) that give you valuable information about how your project is doing.  Project management software: This is software like Microsoft Project that helps you organize and analyze all of the information you need to evaluate the schedule of any project.  Leads and lags, modeling techniques, schedule compression, scheduling tool: Most of the tools from the last process apply to this one too. As you find variances in the schedule,…

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Organizational Constraint and Project || PMP Exam Preparation Question

  Organizational Constraint and Project || PMP Exam Preparation Question     Which of the following is NOT a Project Constraint? 1. Quality 2. Scale 3. Time 4. Cost   A project manager is running a data center installation project. He finds that his stakeholder is Angry because he’s run over his budget because the staff turned out to be more expensive than Planned. The stakeholder’s unhappy that when the project is over, the servers won’t have as much drive space as he needs. Which of the following constraints was not affected…

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Develop Schedule Process

Develop Schedule Process   Develop Schedule Process:  is the core of Time management knowledge area. It is the process where you put all thing together, what you have done so far and putting it up all together and combining it onto one and come up with final schedule of the whole project. Develop Schedule brings everything you’ve done so far together into one final schedule. All of the outputs from the other Time Management processes are inputs to Develop Schedule.    The critical path method is an important tool for…

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