(TCO A) Projects have specific attributes. Which of the following is not an attribute?
Has a sponsor or customer.
Has interdependent tasks.
Utilizes various resources.
All of the above are project attributes.
Chapter 1, page 4-6.
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(TCO A) Which step of the project life cycle produces all of the project deliverables?
Chapter 1, page 9; Lecture Week 1.
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(TCO B) For a project, the objective is usually defined in terms of which three items?
Scope, schedule, and cost
Schedule, plan, and controls
Plan, scope, and packages
Scope, cost and controls
Chapter 1, page 4; Chapter 1, page 100; Lecture Week 1.
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a) If the project scope is increased, what are the likely steps that the project manager would take with regards to the other triple constraints? Why? (15 points) b) If the project schedule is relaxed or lengthened, what is the impact on quality? (15 points)
A) The triple constraint of project management describes the interdependency between the three cornerstones of a project: 1. Scope - all the work we have to do in order to create the clearly specified product. 2. Schedule - the time we need in order to create that product. 3. Budget - the total amount of money we need in order to create that product. If the scope is increased because of additional features added to the product then the time and amount of money has to increase as well. In order to shorten the time we could reduce the scope and consequently reduce the budget of that project. The time could be shortened as well by involving more resources...
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