PK0-002 - CompTIA Project+ Certification Exam

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A project charter and a list of high level project requirements enables the project manager to identify: The project manager has just been given a major scope change request to a project. What is an appropriate initial course of action for evaluating the change request? Which one of the items listed below is a deliverable due at the Close Out phase of an IT Project? The SOW (Statement of Work) is another name for the: Which of the following is a possible response to a risk threat? A team leader has been promoted to be acting project manager while the manager is on personal leave. Several of the other team members were not told of this organizational change and no longer want to participate on the team. The project manager spoke with these team members several times and had not resolved the problem. What should the acting project manager do next? After a charter is prepared for a new project, who is responsible for signing the charter? What is a result of implementing change control for a project? A project manager is planning time estimates for a projects initial work breakdown structure (WBS). The work hours for this project are: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and one PM to 5 PM. A task has been identified that will potentially require the following amount of time to complete: optimistic:12 hours; realistic: 3 days and pessimistic: one week. When using a program evaluation and review technique (PERT) calculation, which of the following would be the BEST expected duration to use for this task? Which of the following is LEAST important for management to provide to the project? A project is behind schedule due to a conflict among team members. After resolving the conflict, in order to meet the delivery date the project manager should consider: Which assumption would be the MOST important in creating a high level budget? The estimate at completion (EAC) and estimate to complete (ETC) are the same number: What is generally the MOST revised document on projects? A project is behind schedule. Of the following steps to take corrective action, which one is NOT necessary? A Confronting (or Collaborating) conflict resolution mode will handle conflicts by: A project requires travel. A new employee was recently hired and is not required to travel. Employees were not pleased when they found out that this employee is related to the project sponsor and was hired with different requirements than other employees. The new employee also wants to work from home. Which action BEST resolves this scenario? During an approved project, a vendor contacts the project manager requesting a delay in delivering a required product by two weeks. This will delay the project completion time. The project manager explains to the vendor that a delay in shipment will cause the project to run beyond schedule, and tries to negotiate the delivery time. How might this situation BEST be handled? Which of the following can a project manager do to obtain the support of senior management? The IT Project Manager notices a schedule variance on one of the deliverables of the project. The BCWP (Budgeted Cost of Work Performed) is $7,000, the ACWP (Actual Cost of Work Performed) is $9,000, and the BCWS (Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled) is $11,000 for the week. Based on these totals, the project is: Who is responsible for authorizing closure of the project? QA (Quality Assurance) plans must include: Which is the MOST effective method for generating support for your project plan? Senior management involvement in projects is critical to success. Which of the following is NOT a good example of senior management involvement? What is the last major phase of a project? The column chart that shows the number of resources assigned to a project over time is called a: Which is the BEST method for evaluation and selecting new and /or untested technology? When the authority to approve revisions of scope is in question, the project manager should: The top of the Maslow's hierarchy of need pyramid is: A checkpoint review in the project plan indicates a: As the project manager builds the project team, recruiting the right personalities for the work can be key to the success of the project. Which of the following is the BEST match of project focus to personality types? What is a reason for reviewing the user requirements document with the client? Within Information Technology projects, communications between the project manager and the project team members should take place: Long schedule delays, excessive resource consumption, insufficient staff and an unachievable scope may require: What is the MOST accurate way to determine a project's duration before execution? Why does a project manager need an executive sponsor? To crash a project most effectively, additional resources or overtime should be assigned to which of the following? Which of the following is an effective outcome of a change management process? What is one mission of the project steering committee? Under what circumstances would the project manager be required to send a change request to the sponsor and stakeholders? To reduce project coordination and communication complexities, regular status meetings should be held frequently with the: Which item represents a milestone? The project is well under way and the project manager notices that the enthusiastic support of an executive stakeholder has diminished. The project manager believes the executive now has doubts about the project. Which ability would BEST help the project manager resolve this situation? Which one of the following will BEST aid in the prevention of scope creep? The project manager is developing a project schedule. The project manager negotiated with all the execution organizations, and the task times are as short as possible. After manipulating the schedule, the project completion date is still beyond the date requested by the business owners of the project. The project manager believes that the content agreed on for the project is appropriate, and concludes that this schedule should be taken to the business owners and renegotiated. Which one of the following tools will help the project manager justify the revised schedule? Which is the MOST important issue when dealing with a major change that will significantly change the project? Project communication planning is often tightly linked with: During the development phase of a project, the project team has identified a number of risks that could impact the quality of the outcome. Prior to developing a response plan for the risks the team should: Which statement about estimating methods is true? The purpose of Pareto Analysis is to observe the problems and determine their:

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