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1. A ________________ is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. a) b) c) d) Program Process Project Portfolio

2. Which of the following is not a potential advantage of using good project management? a) b) c) d) Shorter development times Higher worker morale Lower cost of capital Higher profit margins

3. Which of the following is not an attribute of a project? a) b) c) d) Projects are unique Projects are developed using progressive elaboration Projects have a primary customer or sponsor Projects involve little uncertainty

4. Which of the following is not part of the triple constraint of project management? a) b) c) d) Meeting scope goals Meeting time goals Meeting communications goals Meeting cost goals

5. The first stage of any project is a) b) c) d) Proposal Conceptualization Implementation Management 1 IIBM Institute of Business Management

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6. __________________ is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. a) b) c) d) Project management Program management Project portfolio management Requirements management

7. Project portfolio management addresses ____________________ goals of an organization, while project management addresses _________________ goals. a) b) c) d) Strategic, tactical Tactical, strategic Internal, external External, internal

8. Several application development projects done for the same functional group might best be managed as part of a a) b) c) d) Portfolio Program Investment Collaborative

9. Which of the following is not one of the top ten skills or competencies of an effective project manager? a) b) c) d) People skills Leadership Integrity Technical skills

10. What is the certification program called that the Project Management Institute provides? a) b) c) d) Microsoft Certified Project Manager (MCPM) Project Manager Professional (PMP) Project Management Expert (PME) Project Management Mentor (PMM)

11. A _________________ is a series of actions directed towards a particular result. a) b) c) d) Goal Process Plan Project

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Examination Paper – Project Management 12. ____________________ Processes include coordinating people and other resource to carry out the project plans and produce the products, service, or results of the project or phase. a) b) c) d) Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring & controlling

13. Which process group normally requires the most resources and time? a) b) c) d) Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring and controlling

14. A work breakdown structure, project schedule, and cost estimates are outputs of the process. a) b) c) d) Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring and controlling

15. Which process group includes activities from each of the nine knowledge areas? a) Initiating b) Planning c) Executing d) Monitoring and controlling 16. Project management as a profession is almost unique in having institutions concerned with its development who promote what they term their a) b) c) d) Body of language Body of knowledge Strategy Work

17. Initiating involves developing a project charter and preliminary project scope statement, which are part of the project _____________________ management knowledge. a) b) c) d) Integration Scope Communications Risk

18. A ________________ describes how things should be done, and different organizations often have different ways of doing things. a) b) c) d) Regulation Process Standard Methodology 3 IIBM Institute of Business Management

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19. ___________________ involves measuring progress toward project objectives and talking

corrective actions. a) b) c) d) Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring and controlling

20. What type of report do project teams create to reflect on what went right with the project? a) b) c) d) Lessons – learned report Status report Final...
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