Which of the following provides the initial opportunity for a project manager to demonstrate strong leadership skills to the project team?
Project kickoff meeting
Scope approval meeting
Change request meeting
Phase 3 approval meeting
Which of the following best describes a deliverable coded yellow on a dashboard?
Deliverable is experiencing an unresolved quality issue.
Deliverable is likely to cause a schedule delay.
Deliverable is currently on track.
Deliverable is significantly over budget.
Project activities that generate time overruns require a project manager to begin performing which of the following?
Team member management
Which of the following is true about project changes?
Changes that affect the schedule are more likely to be managed than any other change.
Changes that affect the budget are more likely to be managed than any other change.
Required and necessary changes to a project do not have to be approved.
Significant changes to a project may result in the need for a new project.
Paul followed through for his team when he said he would bring them warm drinks and a portable heater if the weather on their outdoor project turned cold.
This situation illustrates which of the following motivation elements?
Informing team members
Which of the following is true regarding leadership?
A project manager should consistently use the same leadership style.
Every leadership style uses identical methods to actively engage team members.
Project managers should be flexible relative to leadership styles.
Every leadership style uses specific methods to actively engage team members.
Which of the following should be avoided when communicating bad news?
Emailing stakeholders as soon as a problem is discovered
Comparing possible solutions
Notifying the project sponsor
Scheduling additional meetings for discussion
Pam is a project manager who is working to develop a new cereal flavor for a line of cereals. She asks one of the team members to help another member complete a deliverable.
Which strategy is she applying?
Which of the following is an example of individual accountability?
Noah must complete his deliverable by the date specified in the project schedule.
Sarah emails Ginger to keep her apprised of a delay in project materials.
A stakeholder contacted the project manager about a change to Ginger’s deliverable.
Ginger works with Noah to resolve a problem that affects deliverables they are responsible for completing.
Which of the following is the primary focus of scope monitoring?
Which the following is true regarding scope monitoring?
Scope can be increased without affecting the schedule, but it usually affects the budget.
Scope can be increased without affecting the budget, but it usually affects the schedule.
Scope changes can result from additional requirements added to deliverables from stakeholder requests.
Project managers usually start a new project to create a requested deliverable rather than change the scope.
What is a RACI used for in the kick-off meeting?
Reporting time spent on assigned activities
Describing the preferred methods of communicating changes
Setting team-level expectations
Building trust among team members
Stephon’s homeowner’s association rejects the roofing material he planned to use when adding a large, covered deck to his home.
Which of the following is the next step Stephon will take to manage the risk?
Finalize the contingency
Select a contingency
Reference contingency plans
Implement a contingency plan
Which of the following assists a project manager in communicating in a concise manner with stakeholders?
Know when the audience is available to communicate
Know which documents to provide after a meeting
Know the audience and its information needs
Know the need to use text during presentations
During the process of monitoring progress, which question below could be answered by the project schedule?
Do the deliverables meet the established quality and performance expectations?
Has the project encountered any significant cost overruns?
Are we on target to meet the project deadline?
Are the project requirements being followed?
Which of the following does a project manager do after a change request is approved?
Creates an impact statement
Updates the communication plan
Implements a contingency plan
Re-baselines the budget and schedule
Which of the following is the most important aspect of project management?
Evaluating the budget
Zoe managed a project to develop a new type of potato chip for a snack company, and a drought occurred in the states that supplied potatoes for their chip production.
Which of the following is the source of change?
A project manager wishes to control how communication is received.
Which communication medium below should be used to share a large amount of information with team members and stakeholders?
Which of the following is true regarding meetings?
Project managers should be more involved in preparing for meetings than team members.
It is not necessary to create an agenda for a last-minute, emergency meeting.
A meeting agenda is used to address the purpose of the meeting.
A meeting agenda is used to document people who actually attended the meeting.
Which of the following documents is used to monitor and track risks to a project?
Which of the following is one reason individual accountabilities are defined for team members?
To create a safe environment for team members to communicate
To provide task descriptions for work to be completed
To ensure participation with people related to the project
To allocate people resources
Which of the following does implementing changes to a project typically require?
Adding new team members
Reducing the scope
Which of the following must be done by project team members to assist the project manager in monitoring a project budget?
Record the risks associated with the project tasks
Report services provided by a vendor with a fixed bid contract
Report the impact of completing a deliverable
Record effort continuously during the completion of a task
Which document below is used by a project manager to analyze performance expectations and quality when monitoring project progress?