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What is a WBS?

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Work Breakdown Structure

2
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What does a WBS do?

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Basis for managing project schedules, costs, resources, and changes

3
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What is a project schedule used for?

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To monitor project progress, to create a list of project tasks

4
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What are some of things tasks listed on a project schedule can include?

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Start and finish dates, budget, resources required, task duration

5
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How do you estimate time required to complete a task for a project schedule?

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Effort and duration

6
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How do you define duration (in regards to project schedules)?

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Over what time frame will the task be completed?

7
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How do you define effort (in regards to project schedules)?

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How much work is required?

8
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What is required in a Human Resources document?

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Number of people (including skill level) during each phase, duration of personnel requirement, where we’re getting the people (new hires, transfers)

9
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Why do you need a stakeholders communication plan?

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to manage expectations, to effectively communicate information to the appropriate audience at the appropriate time, to manage stakeholder influence

10
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Name some things to include in your communications plan

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Project objectives, key messages, issues that need to be addressed, audiences

11
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What is risk?

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Uncertainties that can have a negative or positive effect on project objectives

12
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Difference between risk and uncertainty?

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Uncertainty- unpredictable, Risk-predictable

13
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What are the goals of risk management?

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Maximise the chance of a positive outcome, minimize

the risk of a negative outcome

14
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Name the steps of the risk management process

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Identify the risks, perform a quantitative and qualitative analysis of risk, plan risk responses, control risks

15
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What is the Simple Change Control Process?

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Document the requested change, assess the impact the change would have on the project, obtain customer approval, tell your stakeholders, implement the change

16
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What is the definition of project close?

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Gain final approval from customers and stakeholders of the final product which brings the project to an end

17
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Things to do before you officially close out

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Verify all deliverables have been accomplished on both sides, review the contract, conduct a lessons learned workshop (could also include tying up loose ends, doing performance appraisals, or reassigning team members)

18
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Earlier than you ______, Higher than you ______, More broadly than you ______

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Think

19
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How do you get things done with no formal authority?

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Establish whose assistance you need to deliver the project and whether or not they know about your project and figure out why they should care