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BUS 375 Exam 1 Latest-Strayer
Question 1 All of the following are organizational considerations when determining the right project management structure EXCEPT
Question 2 Which of the following combinations represents the extremes of project organization?
Question 3 At the project level, which of the following is a factor that should influence the choice of project management structure?
Question 4 MegaComputers Inc., has assigned a project manager for each of the five new-product teams. The managers, as well as the project team members, work on the projects on a full-time basis. The structure being used is ________ organization.
Question 5 Which of the following is NOT true of project management structures?
Question 6 There are 5 steps involved when defining a project; which of the following is the last?
Question 7 There are 5 steps involved when defining a project; which of the following is the first?
Question 8 The ability of a 911 emergency system to identify the caller's phone number and location is considered to be a
Question 9 How is project scope defined?
Question 10 The first step of project scope definition is to
Question 11 One of the primary jobs of a project manager is to manage the trade-offs associated with the project. Which of the following is NOT one of the basic classifications of project priorities?
Question 12 Having a strong communication plan can go a long way toward mitigating project problems. A communication plan should address all of the following EXCEPT
Question 13 There are 5 steps involved when defining a project; which of the following is the second?
Question 14 The lowest element in the hierarchical breakdown of the WBS is
Question 15 The _________ is used to assist in making project trade-offs among schedule, budget, and performance objectives.
Question 16 As the number of small projects increase within an organization's portfolio, what is a challenge an organization faces?
Question 17 Project management is important to understand when people are a part of a project team because they
Question 18 In the _____________ stage of the project life cycle, a major portion of the physical project work performed.
Question 19 Which of the following is NOT a reason why project management has become a standard way of doing business?
Question 20 Which of these is NOT part of the "sociocultural dimension" of project management?
Question 21 Projects should align with the organization's overall strategy in order to
Question 22 In the _____________ stage of the project life cycle the project's schedule and budget will be determined.
Question 23 Corporate downsizing has increased the trend toward
Question 24 Project management is ideally suited for a business environment requiring all of the following EXCEPT
Question 25 Which of the following is NOT considered to be a characteristic of a project?
BUS 375 Exam 2 Latest-Strayer
Question 1 Which of the following will correctly calculate the total slack in an activity?
Question 2 Which of the following is provided by both the project network and the work breakdown structure?
Question 3 Which of the following is NOT one of the basic rules to follow when developing project networks?
Question 4 Which of the following is true about hammock activities?
Question 5 Activities which can take place at the same time are termed
Question 6 When translated into a project network, a work package will become
Question 7 If testing cannot be completed any earlier than four days after the prototype has been built, what type of lag exists?
Question 8 The backward pass in project network calculations determines all of the following EXCEPT
Question 9 The requirement for a freshly poured foundation to cure before beginning construction is an example of which of the following type of lag?
Question 10 An activity that has more than one dependency arrow flowing into it is termed a(n)
Question 11 If a project has more than one activity that can begin when the project is to start, a common start node should be used to indicate a clear project beginning on the network. Without a common start node, each path is a
Question 12 Which of the following represents an activity on an activity-on-node (AON) project network?
Question 13 Laura is forecasting the time and cost of developing an intranet for a new customer. Her department has completed six such intranets for customers during the last two years. Although the proposed system is about the same size as the others, she estimates that it will take about 10 percent less time and money. Which of the following methods is she using?
Question 14 Companies are using which of the following for improving the estimating process for future projects?
Question 15 Which of the following does NOT help describe a bottom-up estimating approach?
Question 16 Which of the following is NOT one of the recommended guidelines for developing useful work package estimates?
Question 17 In practice, estimating processes are frequently classified as
Question 18 Typical kinds of costs found in a project include all of the following EXCEPT
Question 19 Refining estimates may be necessary for a number of reasons. For example, a manager getting further into a project and obtaining a better understanding of what needs to be done to accomplish a project and meet the needs of the customer is an example of
Question 20 Which of the following would best represent direct project costs?
Question 21 What is the relationship between organizational culture and estimating?
Question 22 Ed is looking over the actual results of projects and comparing them to what was estimated. He notices that the projects that took six months or longer to complete were noticeably more off the estimates. Which of the following factors is he recognizing?
Question 23 Sean is forecasting the time and cost of developing a customized software program by looking at the number of inputs, outputs, inquiries, files, and interfaces. Which of the following methods is he using?
Question 24 Refining estimates may be necessary for a number of reasons. For example, people working on prototype development needing time to interact with the design engineers after the design is completed is a good example of
Question 25 Which of the following is NOT one of the bottom-up approaches to estimating project time and cost?
BUS 375 Exam 3 Latest-Strayer
Question 1 Which of the following is NOT one of the potential responses to a specific risk event?
Question 2 Organizations use __________ in conjunction with work breakdown structures to help management teams identify and eventually analyze risk.
Question 3 The chances of a risk event occurring as a project proceeds through its life cycle tend to
Question 4 Which of the following is NOT involved in risk control?
Question 5 Which of the following activities might you consider adding a time buffer to?
Question 6 Funds that are for identified risks that have a low probability of occurring and that decrease as the project progresses are called ______ reserves.
Question 7 _______________ focuses on how to respond to events that have a positive impact on a project.
Question 8 The cost impact of a risk event occurring as a project proceeds through its life cycle tends to
Question 9 The attempt to recognize and manage potential and unforeseen trouble spots that may occur when a project is implemented is known as
Question 10 All of the following are types of resource constraints EXCEPT
Question 11 A project budget report is showing our project as spending $35,000 against a budgeted amount of $40,000. Which of the following is true?
Question 12 In a resource-constrained project, which of the following is most likely to be changed?
Question 13 Rachel is working on a project that technically allows three activities to be done at the same time. If they were to be implemented at the same time, she would need 5 contractors in order for the activities to be completed on time. There are only 3 available for her to use. This is an example of what type of constraint?
Question 14 Which of the following is NOT a potential consequence of failing to identify limited resources before project implementation?
Question 15 Most of the scheduling methods available today require the project manager to classify the project as either _______ constrained or ______ constrained.
Question 16 Why is it necessary to have a time-phased budget baseline?
Question 17 In reviewing the status of her project with top management, Shirley was told that there are only two programmers that she can use for her project. Her project is classified as __________ constrained.
Question 18 When the project team is salaried, which of the following is the preferred choice for accelerating project completion?
Question 19 Before crashing, direct costs for an activity represent normal costs, which typically mean low-cost, efficient methods for completing the activity in a(n) ________ amount of time.
Question 20 Which of the following projects would be least benefited if additional resources were added?
Question 21 Which of the following correctly calculates an activity's cost slope?
Question 22 When determining which activity to crash, there are other factors that should be assessed beyond cost. Which of the following is NOT one of these factors?
Question 23 An activity's normal time and cost are 8 and $100, respectively. Its estimated crash time and cost are 6 and $160, respectively. What is this activity's crash cost per time unit?
Question 24 Without any formal planning, the president of a software company remarks in a speech that new technologically advanced software will be available in one year. This may lead to a project that must be done faster than anticipated. This is an example of reducing project duration caused by
Question 25 As a project is crashed and project duration is reduced, direct costs typically
BUS 375 Exam 4 Latest-Strayer
Question 1 A well-defined project that encounters no significant surprises would require little
Question 2 Which of the following is used at Hewlett-Packard for building relationships with key players that will determine a project's success?
Question 3 In terms of commonly traded organizational currencies, sharing personnel, undertaking unwanted tasks, and providing technical knowledge are examples of ______-related currencies.
Question 4 A high-ranking manager who advocates the project and uses her or his influence to gain approval of the project is a project
Question 5 Project success or failure often is reliant upon the contributions of all of the following groups of stakeholders EXCEPT
Question 6 Which metaphor best captures the role of a project manager?
Question 7 The following are necessary when mapping dependencies or building a social network EXCEPT
Question 8 The earned value of a project is the
Question 9 Which of the following methods will measure the scheduling efficiency of the work accomplished to date?
Question 10 Which performance index is the most potentially misleading?
Question 11 Baseline project budgets are derived from
Question 12 When someone familiar with each task estimates what percent of the task has been completed or how much of the task remains, they are creating a method for assigning costs to the baseline called the
Question 13 A project manager notices that $1,000 worth of work that was scheduled to be completed at this time has not been accomplished. They know this by looking at the
Question 14 Individual rewards for outstanding work would NOT include
Question 15 The essential qualities of an effective vision include all of the following EXCEPT
Question 16 When project managers impose a solution to dysfunctional conflict after listening to each party, they are __________ the conflict.
Question 17 Experience and research indicate that high-performance project teams are much more likely to develop under all the following conditions EXCEPT
Question 18 Strategies to manage dysfunctional conflict do NOT include _____ the conflict.
Question 19 The biggest challenge to managing a virtual project team is
Question 20 Which part of the final report includes backup data or details of analysis that would allow others to follow up if they wished?
Question 21 Which part of the final report is designed to be the most useful on future projects?
Question 22 Which of the following would NOT be appropriate to assess when evaluating team performance?
Question 23 Which of the following summarizes project performance and provides useful information for continuous improvement?
Question 24 __________ of lessons learned are designed to improve performance on current and future projects.
Question 25 Before an evaluation of the project team can be effective and useful, a minimum core of conditions needs to be in place before the project begins. Which of the following would NOT be one of those conditions?
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