Study Guide

Study Guide

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Chap 7
1) The difference between projects that fail and those that are ultimately successful has to do
with: A) the plans that have been made to deal with problems as they arise.
2) Project risk is highest during the: B) concept stage of the project life cycle.
3) Project risk is lowest during the: C) termination stage of the project life cycle.
4) Risk and opportunity: C) both decrease throughout the project life cycle.
5) Risk management is a: B) four-stage process.
Chap 13
1) The first step in the control cycle is: A) setting a goal.
2) Project goal setting includes setting a baseline plan, which is predicated on: B) an accurate work breakdown structure.
3) Measurement mechanisms should include a clear definition of: C) what to measure.
4) The classic project S-curve is a plot of: A) labor hours versus money expended.
5) A tracking Gantt chart: C) identifies the stage of completion for each task.
6) A tracking Gantt chart does NOT show: A) the reason an activity has slipped.
7) Earned value management jointly considers the impact of: C) performance, cost, and time.
8) Which of these tools allows a project team to make future projections of project status based
on its current state? C) S-curve
9) Earned value is: C) the real budgeted value of the work that has actually been performed to date.
Chap 1
1) Project members may be from:
A) different departments.
B) other organizational units.
C) one functional area.
D) all of the above.
Answer: D

2) A project that results in "doing the wrong things well" has ignored the: C) customer satisfaction goal.

3) Studies of IT projects reveal that: D) up to 75% of software projects are cancelled.

4) The technical side of project management emphasizes: D) budgeting.

5) The behavioral side of project management emphasizes: B) leadership.

6) Individual activities and their durations are developed during the __________ phase of the project life cycle.
A) planning...

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