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Competency 2 Assessment (Exam 2) Flash Cards
Exam 2 for System Analysis and Design: Project Management (16792)
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Communications software like e-mail, blogs, websites, texts, and tweets can aid in
Groups representing consumer, environmental, or other interests can be identified as project stakeholders.
One of the main outputs of the _____ process are change requests.
managing stakeholder engagement
A(n) _____ is a tool used to document, monitor, and track problems that need resolution.
Project management software tools normally do not promote the use of Facebook as a forum to promote project activities.
Key stakeholders need not be invited to participate in a kick-off meeting.
Issue logs can be used to address issues related to other knowledge areas like project scope management or project quality management.
The main output of which process is the stakeholder register?
Internal stakeholders include top management, other functional managers, and other project managers.
A leading stakeholder is one who is aware of the project and is neither supportive nor resistant to it.
Though stakeholders cannot be controlled, their level of engagement can be monitored.
Sensitive information can be included in the stakeholder register as very few people in the organization have access to it.
The stakeholder management plan is always a formal document.
Which is the new knowledge area identified by the Project Management Institute?
project stakeholder management
The main output of the identifying stakeholders process is the project charter.
Which document should list and describe all of the deliverables required for the project?
Which task is at the lowest level of the WBS?
Which term refers to the difference between planned and actual performance?
Project scope statements must include the project boundaries, constraints, and assumptions.
Which action involves defining and documenting the features and functions of the products produced during the project as well as the processes used for creating them?
What is the main technique used in creating a WBS, which involves subdividing project deliverables into smaller pieces?
Which approach for constructing a WBS involves refining the work into greater and greater levels of detail?
The tasks in a WBS must be developed as a sequential list of steps.
Scope creep if not managed well can lead to the failure of information technology projects.
The scope management plan can be informal and broad or formal and detailed, based on the needs of the project.
Which action involves reviewing the project charter, requirements documents, and organizational process assets to create a scope statement, adding more information as requirements are developed and change requests are approved?
Which statement best describes scope?
work involved in creating the products and the processes used to create them
Deliverables are only product-related, such as a piece of hardware or software.
Which term describes a product produced as part of a project?
One of PERT's main disadvantages is that it does not address the risk associated with duration estimates.
Which process in project schedule management involves identifying the specific tasks that the project team members and stakeholders must perform to produce the project deliverables?
Which law states that work expands to fill the time allowed?
In a network diagram, it is mandatory for every item on the WBS to be shown instead of only those activities with dependencies.
After working with key stakeholders to define activities and calculate their resources, what is the next process in project schedule management?
estimate the duration of activities.
Which is true of dummy activities?
They show logical relationships between activities.
In project schedule management, which process involves analyzing activity sequences, activity resource estimates, and activity duration estimates to create the project schedule?
developing the schedule
Which statement best describes the difference between an activity list and an activity attribute?
An activity attribute provides more schedule-related information about each activity than an activity list.
A merge occurs when one node precedes multiple nodes.
An activity is an element of work that has an expected duration, cost, and resource requirements.
Which technique is used for making cost and schedule trade-offs to obtain the greatest amount of schedule compression for the least incremental cost?
Which is one of the main outputs of estimating activity resources process?
project documents update
The critical path on a project can change as the project progresses.
Knowing the amount of float allows project managers to know whether a project schedule is flexible.
Which is a similarity between the crashing and fast tracking?
both can shorten the time needed to finish a project
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