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A research report showed that the U.S. spends the equivalent of ____ percent of the nation's gross domestic product on projects every year. Ans: 25%

Because a project requires resources, often from various areas, many projects cross ____ or other boundaries to achieve their unique purposes. Ans: departmental

The limitations of scope, time, and cost goals are sometimes referred to as the ____. Ans: triple constraint

In the example of the project of building a house, the project sponsors would be the potential ____. Ans: new homeowners

Project ____ management involves defining and managing all the work required to complete the project successfully. Ans: scope

Project ____ management is concerned with making effective use of the people involved with the project. Ans: human resource

Project ____ management is an overarching function that affects and is affected by all of the other knowledge areas. Ans: integration

According to the Standish group, which of the following factors contributes most to the success of information technology projects? Ans: executive support

"All project leaders use a shared road map, focusing on key business aspects of their projects while integrating goals across all parts of the organization" describes the ____ best practice for project delivery. Ans: Develop a streamlined project delivery process

A ____ can have many different job descriptions, which can vary tremendously based on the organization and the project. Ans: project manager

Achieving high performance on projects requires ____, otherwise called human relations skills. Ans: soft skills

A(n) ____ often deals with the day-to-day details of meeting specific goals. Ans: manager

Most people agree that the modern concept of project management began with the ____. Ans: Manhattan Project

In ____, Henry Gantt developed the famous Gantt chart as a tool for scheduling work in factories. Ans: 1917

During the Cold War years of the 1950s and '60s, ____ continued to be key in refining several project management techniques. Ans: the military

By the ____, the U.S. military and its civilian suppliers developed software to assist in managing large projects. Ans: 1970s

A PMO, or Project ____ Office, is an organizational group responsible for coordinating the project management function throughout an organization. Ans: Management

PMI provides certification as a Project Management ____ (PMP), someone who has documented sufficient project experience and education, agreed to follow the PMI code of professional conduct, and demonstrated knowledge of the field of project management by passing a comprehensive examination. Ans: Professional

The Project Management ____, a Web site for people involved in project management, provides an alphabetical directory of more than 300 project management software solutions. Ans: Center

____ tools, sometimes referred to as enterprise project management software, provide robust capabilities to handle very large projects. Ans: High-end

A research report showed that the U.S. spends ____ on projects every year. Ans: $2.3 trillion

Many organizations assert that using project management provides advantages, such as ____. Ans: lower costs

The project ____ usually provides the direction and funding for the project. Ans: sponsor

____ are the people involved in or affected by project activities and include the project sponsor, project team, support staff, customers, users, suppliers, and even opponents of the project. Ans: stakeholders

In the example of the project of building a house, the ____ would normally be the general contractor responsible for building the house. Ans: project manager

Project ____ management ensures that the project will satisfy the stated or implied needs for which it was undertaken. Ans: quality

Project ____ management involves generating, collecting, disseminating, and storing project information. Ans: communications

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