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by taterarpit
Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:40 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned
Replies: 7
Views: 5440

Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned

Hi All, Once again thanks for all of your help. Here are few ( not a long list though .. ) tips which might be helpful for some of you in passing the exam. 1. First and foremost watch Videos from Izenbridge atleast 4 time ( i did and it has really helped me in understanding PMBOK and believe me you ...
by taterarpit
Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:39 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned
Replies: 4
Views: 3259

Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned

Hi All, Once again thanks for all of your help. Here are few ( not a long list though .. ) tips which might be helpful for some of you in passing the exam. 1. First and foremost watch Videos from Izenbridge atleast 4 time ( i did and it has really helped me in understanding PMBOK and believe me you ...
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Thanks Saket
Replies: 1
Views: 2193

Thanks Saket

Saket, i would like to sincerely thanks for all of your help and guidance. Without your help it would have been a very very tough journey. Thanks for making it easy and fun ( yes, it was fun the way you made PMBOK reading very simple )....i watched videos from you 4 times...and i cant tell you how t...
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Passed PMP
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Passed PMP

I would like to thanks one and all ...( just thanks is not enough )....the help and guidance i got from this group is not to express in words...whenever i was in doubt i posted my question and got the solution...once again thanks to all of you...i will share Lessons Learned tomorrow...would like to ...
by taterarpit
Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Information Gathering
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Information Gathering

ok...issue is that in Collect Requirement process Delphi Technique is mentioned under " Group Decision Making Technique " not in " Group Creativity " ...in Group Creativity we have Brainstorming, Affinity, Mindmap, Nominal and Multicriteria decision analysis..

this is the confusion...
by taterarpit
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Time Management
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Time Management

QUESTION NO: 103 Various tools and techniques are available to sequence activities, and several factors can help to determine which tool or technique to select. When a project manager decides to include subnetworks or a fragment network as part of his or her scheduling technique, what does this deci...
by taterarpit
Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Information Gathering
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Information Gathering

Which group creativity technique asks a selected group of experts to answer questionnaires and
provide feedback regarding the responses from each round of requirements gathering?
A. The Delphi technique
B. Nominal group technique
C. Affinity diagram
D. Brainstorming
by taterarpit
Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: are these options correct?
Replies: 2
Views: 156

are these options correct?

To which process is work performance information an input?

A. Administer Procurements
B. Direct and Manage Project Execution
C. Create WBS
D. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

i dont see any process named as Administer procurement.. and rest of the process dont need WPI as in Input, am i right?
by taterarpit
Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Team Training
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Team Training

Thanks Saket :-)
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Responsbility
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Responsbility

For which a project manager is not responsible

A. Predicting Materials Required
B. Predicting Equipments required
C. Predicting Project Performance
D. Predicting work required
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Team Training
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Team Training

Team training for a new software is considered as

A. Cost of Quality
B. Internal Failure Costs
C. Prevention Costs
D. Appraisal Costs
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: PTA
Replies: 1
Views: 106

PTA

What is the primary reason for using the Point of Total Assumption?

A. To determine how much cost the buyer has to pay
B. To determine how much cost the seller has to pay
C. Both A and B
D. Neither A or B.
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Quality Management
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Quality Management

Which of the Perform Quality Assurance tools and techniques may enhance the creation of the
work breakdown structure (VVBS) to give structure to the decomposition of the scope?

A. Activity network diagrams
B. Affinity diagrams
C. Matrix diagrams
D. Interrelationship digraphs
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Question
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: Question

answer given is D so got confused ...didnt check earlier thread...
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Question
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Question

QUESTION NO: 237 At the start of a typical project life cycle, costs are: A. low, peak as work is carried out, and drop as the project nears the end. B. low, become steady as work is carried out, and increase as the project nears the end. C. high, drop as work is carried out, and increase as the pro...
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Calculation of Total float
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: Calculation of Total float

total float for a project...
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Calculation of Total float
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Calculation of Total float

I would like to know how in the attached network diagram what is the value of total float and how is this calculated...
by taterarpit
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: float question
Replies: 1
Views: 115

float question

In the blog related to Float, one example is given. I have a confusion, according to me EF for activity C should be 13 ( calculated as 14 ) and Critical path duration is A-C-E = 18 am i right calculating or there is something difference in my understanding. Please clarify. http://www.izenbridge.com/...
by taterarpit
Sat Sep 13, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Important...
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Important...

thread i am talking about is as below.....the one you mentioned is of June 2 when i didnt even enrolled with Izenbridge...

the one i am talking about is the one we were discussing few days back only...

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1407
by taterarpit
Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Important...
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Important...

yes....because same question i put in few days back...and conclusion was Executing...
by taterarpit
Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Important...
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Important...

This is exactly same question which i posted few days back...here i got this one from one of the full length test of Quampus and i have provided the solution as well.... The Kelly is making sure that the product of the project has been completed according to the project management plan. What part of...
by taterarpit
Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Motivational Factor
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Motivational Factor

Herzberg’s theory talks about Hygiene and Motivating factors. Which of below is not one type of motivational agent? Recognition Security Reorganization Professional growth i selected Reorganization...answer is security...though both the options not Motivational agents. Are these options wrong or the...
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Question...
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Question...

A large, complex construction project in a foreign country requires coordination to move needed equipment through crowded city streets. To ensure the equipment is transported successfully your contact in that country informs you that you will have to pay the local police a fee for coordinating traff...
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Workaround
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Workaround

Do we need a change request for a workaround?
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Stakeholder Management
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Re: Stakeholder Management

Thanks Umesh...you know what..just 40 mins back i deleted all the PDF of tutorial point....after answering 100 questions i understood that this is not the one to test actual knowledge for PMP...and yes...you are absolutely right..however, i completed Scordo 18 test papers with 78% average for last 6...
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Question....
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Question....

Thanks Umesh :-)
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Contingency Plan
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Contingency Plan

thanks...and answer given is workaround... :-)
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Stakeholder Management
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Re: Stakeholder Management

@Umesh:- tutorial point...
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: EVM Question
Replies: 1
Views: 91

EVM Question

There is project with CPI of 0.81 and TCPI=1.00001 this project is:
1. Overbudget and hard to complete
2. Underbudget
3. Overbudget and early in its evolution
4. No inference can be made
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Contingency Plan
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Contingency Plan

A contingency plan is:

1. A planned response that defines the steps to be taken if an identified risk event
should occur.
2. A workaround
3. A reserve used to allow for future situations which may be planned for only in
part.
4. a and c
5. a and b
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Question....
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Question....

yes..and accordingly, answer should be Monitoring and Controlling but answer given as Closing...which is again wrong answer...thanks!!
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Stakeholder Management
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Re: Stakeholder Management

Thanks Saket...answer was given as supporter so i thought to cross checking...even i was SHOCKED by looking at the answer ...
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Stakeholder Management
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Stakeholder Management

A person who is involved in or may be affected by the activities or anyone who has
something to gain or lose by the activity of the project is called a:
1. Team member.
2. Customer.
3. Stakeholder.
4. Supporter.
by taterarpit
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Question....
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Question....

9 The project manager is making sure that the product of the project has been
completed according to the project management plan. What part of the project
management process is he in?

1. Planning
2. Executing
3. Monitoring and controlling
4. Closing
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 11, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Control Chart
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Control Chart

On a control chart, if six consecutive plot points are above the mean, then what can be established about the
process?

A. The process is out of control
B. The process will be out of control after plotting the seventh point.
C. The process is in control
D. Nothing can be established
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 11, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: WBS
Replies: 2
Views: 71

WBS

A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) dictionary supports the WBS and is a companion document to the WBS.
Which of the following is not included in the WBS dictionary?

A. List of schedule milestones
B. Resource assigned
C. Agreement Information
D. Code of Account Identifier
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 11, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Qustion
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Qustion

You are managing a software development project. The project will involve working with a remote team. One of the requirements is to set up a secure communication link. The lead-time to setup the link is 45 days. Since the initial phase of the project involves requirements gathering, you feel that th...
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Procurement Question
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Procurement Question

A drug manufacturing project requires many pharmaceutical chemicals for synthesizing to produce an active ingredient or a drug. You are managing a contractor to supply all these chemicals in your drug manufacturing project. Recent quality testing of the drugs raised concerns over the quality of the ...
by taterarpit
Thu Sep 11, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Strange Question
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Strange Question

even after reading this question more than 4 times...i was not sure what does this question means? however, what is the answer?
by taterarpit
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Strange Question
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Strange Question

dont know what is this question
by taterarpit
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Monitoring and Controlling
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Monitoring and Controlling

explanation says " Project Manager does not have much authority during procurement and all the decision making remains with Procurement Manager " , so while answering shall we assume that PM cannot even initiate a change in Procurement related changes "
by taterarpit
Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Added feature without consent
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Added feature without consent

i think this is part of the job of a project manager to evaluate the impact on all constraints of project...so asking team member will give project manager an idea about the evaluation...
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Hard to manage Team member
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Hard to manage Team member

ok, if i look at this in beyond the WORDS mentioned in the question ( or the meaning which i thought of while answering ) ..may be project manager assigned work and he didnt understand and that is also the responsibility of PM ( since that option is not there ) , i wish i can explain in better manne...
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Hard to manage Team member
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Hard to manage Team member

you are absolutely right Umesh and even in the first place i was in same situation while answering this question...but here i have used elimination technique because i couldnt find even one option correct...and since with this method A & C can be ruled out and talk about B which talks about reward s...
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Project Charter
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Project Charter

Sponsor.
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Hard to manage Team member
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Hard to manage Team member

D...because when team member says percent complete of what means he is not sure what needs to be done OR what work is assigned to him. however, what is correct answer?
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Integration
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Integration

in my opinion ...answer should be C
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: Lessons Learned
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Lessons Learned

so the point is ...if this question appear in exam...what should we select?
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3083

Re: PMP Question

Hi Saket,

In current situation i.e PMBOK v5 ...what should be the correct answer according to you...i posted same question on LinkedIn and there also participants are confused in B&D so not sure...what should be the correct answer...
by taterarpit
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Prep Questions
Topic: PM Process
Replies: 2
Views: 114

PM Process

During a team meeting, a team member asks about the measurements that will be used on the projecr to assess performance. The team member feels that some of the mesaures related to activities assigned to him are not valid measurements. The project is BEST considered to be in what part of project mana...

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