MGMT404 Quiz Week 7

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MGMT404 Quiz Week 7
(TCO 6) You are the project manager of a major IT project in Italy. You review your earned…

 

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MGMT404 Quiz Week 7

MGMT404 Quiz Week 7

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(TCO 4) An example of bottom up estimating would be:

If it cost two dollars today to buy a server, then it will cost three dollars tomorrow to buy the same server.

Senior management has said this project will cost $10,000.

The consulting company doing the work estimates the work to cost $40,000.

A 100-square foot building costs $1100; therefore, a 1000-square foot building should cost $11000.

(TCO 6) You are the project manager of a major IT project in Italy. You review your earned value report and you see that your SPI is .68. What does this mean to you?

The project is doing fine. No corrective actions are needed.

The project is slightly ahead of schedule. No corrections are needed.

The project is slightly behind schedule. Corrections are needed.

The project is very much behind schedule. Immediate corrections are needed.

(TCO 6) You are the project manager of a major IT project in Italy. You review your earned value report and you see that your CPI is .78. What does this mean to you?

The project is doing fine.  It will be completed on budget.

The project is slightly under budget. No corrections are needed.

The project is slightly over budget. Corrections are needed.

The project is very much over budget. Immediate corrections are needed.

(TCO 4) Which of the below is an example of an indirect cost to a project?

Concrete needed to complete a parking garage

A consultant for an IT project

Boats for a river rescue

Janitorial services for an entire building

(TCO 7) Which of the following is an example of a formal written form of communication?

Meeting notes made at a meeting with the VP of the company

E-mails between an important client and yourself

Contracts with a client

A memo from the senior VP of the company

(TCO 8) What document provides information on who is in charge of the IT support for a project and who reports to the IT person in charge?

The WBS

The RAM

The RACI

The OBS

(TCO 8) You are the project manager of a large, virtual financial project. You want to improve the functioning of the project team. Which of the techniques below would not likely improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project team?

Establish a code of conduct for the project team.

Create a process to handle conflict.

Ensure all members of the team fully understand the project scope.

Hold face-to-face meetings whenever possible.

(TCO 7) Which of the following is an example of a formal verbal form of communication?

Meeting notes made at a meeting with the VP of the company

A presentation by the project team to senior management

Contracts with a client that have been reviewed by lawyers

A memo from the senior VP of the company

(TCO 8) What document provides the project manager with information concerning what department and what individual is to provide HR support to his or her project?

The WBS

The OBS

The RAM

The RBS

(TCO 4) An example of resource leveling would be (Points : 5)

Fast tracking a project to finish early.
Crashing a project to meet a critical deadline.

Ensuring resource usage is balanced.

Removing work from a project to compress its schedule.

(TCO 6) You are the project manager of a major IT project in Italy. You review your earned value report and you see that your SPI is 1.18. What does this mean to you? (Points : 5)

The project is doing fine. It should be completed 18 months ahead of schedule.

The project is slightly ahead of schedule. No corrections are needed.
The project is slightly behind schedule. Corrections are needed.

The project is very much behind schedule. Immediate corrections are needed.

(TCO 6) You are the project manager of a major IT project in Italy. You review your earned value report and you see that your SPI is .68. What does this mean to you? (Points : 5)

The project is doing fine. No corrective actions are needed.

The project is slightly ahead of schedule. No corrections are needed.
The project is slightly behind schedule. Corrections are needed.

The project is very much behind schedule. Immediate corrections are needed.
(TCO 4) Which of the below is an example of a fixed cost to a project? (Points : 5)

Cost of mortgage on a building needed for the project

Cost of a day rental van needed for the project

Cost of labor to support the project

Cost of electricity needed to operate a machine needed for the project

(TCO 4) Which of the below is an example of an indirect cost to a project? (Points : 5)

Concrete needed to complete a parking garage

A consultant for an IT project

Boats for a river rescue

Janitorial services for an entire building
(TCO 7) Which of the following is an example of an informal verbal form of communication? (Points : 5)

A major status meeting with project clients on the project’s progress

Presentations to senior management on the project status

Contracts with a client

A memo from the senior VP of the company

(TCO 7) Which of the following is an example of a formal written form of communication? (Points : 5)

Meeting notes made at a meeting with the VP of the company

E-mails between an important client and yourself

Contracts with a client

A memo from the senior VP of the company

(TCO 8) What document provides the project manager with information as to whom must be consulted and informed of the completion of a particular project activity? (Points : 5)

The WBS

The RACI

The OBS

The RBS

(TCO 8) What document provides the project manager with information concerning what department and what individual is to provide HR support to his or her project?

The WBS

The OBS

The RAM

The RBS

(TCO 8) You are the project manager of a large, virtual HR project. You want to improve the functioning of the project team. Which of the techniques below would not likely improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project team? (Points : 5)

Keep all team members informed and communicating.

Create a code of conduct for all team members.

Hold face-to-face meetings whenever possible.

Ensure the WBS is as accurate as possible at all times.

(TCO 8) You are the project manager of a large, virtual HR project. You want to improve the functioning of the project team. Which of the techniques below would not likely improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project team? (Points : 5)

Let team members disappear as needed from the project.

Create a process to handle conflict.

Hold face-to-face meetings whenever possible.

Keep all team members informed and communicating.

(TCO 9) Stand-up meetings in agile project management do all of the following except which? (Points : 5)

Provide project status.

Report on anticipated issues.

Permit group problem resolution.

Enhance collaboration.

(TCO 9) Agile project managers make use of iterations. What are iterations also known as in agile project management? (Points : 5)

Sprints

Stand-up meetings

Stories

Burn down charts

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(TCO 6) To control your project, you decide to use milestone analysis. Which of the below is not a benefit of using milestone analysis to control a project?(Points : 5)

Milestones eliminate unnecessary changes to a project.
Milestones align schedules with suppliers.
Milestones trigger other team members’ participation in the project.
Milestones allow for periodic review of the project.

(TCO 4) Compare and contrast top-down and bottom-up project estimating techniques. (Points : 20)

In top-down project estimation, every major aspect of the project is identified and then they are broken down further into work packages or…

(TCO 4) Compare and contrast top-down and three-point estimating techniques. (Points : 20)

Top-down estimating is also known as analogous. Many believe that this…

(TCO 6) You are comparing two projects. Using the data below, calculate the CV, SV, SPI, and CPI.   Second, use the values to provide the status of each project. All values are in dollars.

 Project AProject B
EV850550
PV875575
AC900650

(Points : 20)

(TCOs 4 and 6) What is resource leveling on a project and what are its objectives? (Points : 20)

Resource leveling is a project management technique that overlooks resource allocation and resolves the possible problems that may arise from over-allocation. Some of…

(TCO 8) Compare and contrast Tuckman’s five stages in group formation to the punctuated equilibrium model of group formation.

What makes this research appealing is that it is based on studies of more than a dozen field and…

(TCOs 4 and 6) Describe the 4-step general model of project control. Provide examples of each step.

Develop a Clear Project Statement. To set boundaries, start with a project statement that lists the…

(TCO 8) Compare and contrast leaders versus managers on a project. (Points : 20)

While both the project manager and the project leader are tasked with the planning, execution, and closing of a project, only the project leader motivates and…

(TCO 9) Agile project teams are typically co-located. Why is this so important to an agile project and what does it facilitate on an agile project? (Points : 20)

The co-location of team members in an agile project is important as the agile method requires that all team members work on the project at the same…

(TCO 9) Compare and contrast project control in an agile environment and in a traditional environment. (Points : 20)

In agile environment there would a changes and adjusted to finish the work. This is because the team accepts changes as part of their planning. Thus, the…

MGMT404 Quiz Week 7

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