Week 2: Planning the Project: Scope and Responsibilities - Quiz

Topics: Project management, Work breakdown structure, Management Pages: 4 (690 words) Published: July 29, 2012
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 1.| Question :| (TCO A) Projects have specific attributes. Which of the following is not an attribute?|
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 | Student Answer:| |  Is an ongoing endeavor.|
 | | |  Involves a degree of uncertainty.|
 | | |  Has a well-defined objective.|
 | | |  Requires multiple resources.|
 | Instructor Explanation:| Chapter 1, page 4-6; Lecture Week 1. Projects have a specific time frame, and are temporary; they have a clear beginning and end.| |
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 | Points Received:| 5 of 5|
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 2.| Question :| (TCO A) Which step of the project life cycle defines the project scope?|
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 | Student Answer:| |  Initiating|
 | | |  Planning|
 | | |  Performing|
 | | |  Closing|
 | Instructor Explanation:| Chapter 1, page 4-6.|
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 | Points Received:| 0 of 5|
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 3.| Question :| (TCO B) For a project, the objective is usually defined in terms of which three items?|
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 | Student Answer:| |  Scope, schedule, and cost|
 | | |  Schedule, plan, and controls|
 | | |  Plan, scope, and packages|
 | | |  Scope, cost and controls|
 | Instructor Explanation:| Chapter 1, page 4; Chapter 1, page 100; Lecture Week 1.| |
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 | Points Received:| 5 of 5|
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 4.| Question :| (TCO A) 
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)|

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 | Student Answer:|  | If the scope of the project is increase, the time and the budget have to be changed. The scope of the project could change the duration of the project which can affect the budget. If the time in a project is changed, there there will have to be adjustments made to the scope and the budget....
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