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1

What are the 10 project management knowledge areas?

I Saw The Cat. Quick! He Can Run Pretty Swiftly

Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Cost Management
Project Quality Management
Project Human Resources Management
Project Communications Management
Project Risk Management
Project Procurement Management
Project Stakeholder Management

2

What are the 8 processes in the Executing Process Group?

Direct and manage project work.
Perform Quality Assurance
Acquire Project Team
Develop Project Team
Manage Project Team
Manage Communications
Conduct Procurement
Manage Stakeholder Engagement

3

What is the difference between tools and inputs?

Tools are tangible items used in the performance of an activity to produce a result.

Inputs are those items required by a process in order for that process to proceed.

4

According to PMI, what is a process?

A systematic series of activities directed towards causing an end result such that one or more inputs will be acted upon to create one or more outputs.

5

How would you best describe the aspirational requirement related to fairness?

Demonstrating complete transparency in your decision-making process.

6

How would you best describe the aspirational requirement related to responsibility?

Do what you say you will do.

7

What do mandatory standards describe?

Firm requirements.

8

Which 4 groups of people does the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct apply to?

All PMI Members
Nonmembers who hold a PMI certification
Nonmembers who apply for a PMI certification
Nonmembers who serve PMI in a volunteer capacity.

9

What are the 4 processes of Project Procurement Management?

Plan Procurement Management
Conduct Procurements
Control Procurements
Close Procurements

10

Which Project Communication Management process occurs in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Control Communications

11

How would you best describe the aspirational requirements related to honesty?

The duty to seek the truth.

12

How would you best describe the aspirational requirements related to respect?

The duty to inform yourself about norms and customs of others and avoid engaging in behavior that others might consider disrespectful.

13

How would you best describe the mandatory requirements related to responsibility?

The duty to take ownership for the decisions you make, or fail to make.

14

What are the 4 values of the PMU considers most important for the project management profession?

Responsibility
Respect
Fairness
Honesty

15

Which Project Procurement Management process occurs in the Executing Process Group?

Conduct Procurements

16

Which Project Risk Management processes occur in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Risk Management
Identify Risks
Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Responses

17

Which Project Communication Management process occurs in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Communication Management

18

Which Project Human Resource Management process occurs in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Human Resource Management

19

Which Project Quality Management process occurs in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Quality Management

20

What are the 4 processes of Project Cost Management?

Plan Cost Management
Estimate Costs
Determine Budget
Control Costs

21

Which Project Scope Management processes occur in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Validate Scope
Control Scope

22

Which Project Integration Management process occurs in the Closing Process Group?

Close Project or Phase.

23

Which Project Integration Management process occurs in the initiating Process Group?

Develop Project Charter

24

What are the 2 processes in the Closing Process Group?

Close Project or Phase
Close Procurements

25

Which Process Group do these processes belong to:
Develop Project Charter
Identify Stakeholders

Initiating Process Group

26

What are tools and techniques?

Actions applied to the inputs to create outputs; examples of tools and techniques are measuring, planning, applying a skill, templates, software, etc.

27

How would you best describe the mandatory requirement related to honesty?

The duty to understand the truth and always act in a truthful manner.

28

How would you best describe the mandatory requirement related to respect?

The duty to show a high regard for the resources entrusted to you.

29

What are the consequences for project management professionals who do not meet the mandatory standards?

Disciplinary action

30

Which Procurement Management process occurs in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Procurement Management

31

What are the 6 processes of Project Risk Management?

Plan Risk Management
Identify Risks
Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Responses
Control Risks.

32

What are the 3 processes in Project Communications Management?

Plan Communication Management
Manage Communications
Control Communications

33

What are the 4 processes in Project Human Resource Management?

Plan Human Resource Management
Acquire Project Team
Develop Project Team
Manage Project Team

34

What are the 3 processes in Project Quality Management?

Plan Quality Management
Perform Quality Assurance
Control Quality

35

Which Project Time Management process occurs in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Control Schedule

36

Which Project Scope Management processes occur in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Scope Management
Collect Requirements
Define Scope
Create WBS

37

Which Project Integration Management processes occur in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Monitor and Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control

38

What are the 6 processes of Project Integration Management?

Develop Project Charter
Develop Project Management Plan
Direct and Manage Project Work
Monitor and Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control
Close Project or Phase.

39

What are the 11 processes in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Monitor and Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control
Validate Scope
Control Scope
Control Schedule
Control Costs
Control Quality
Control Communications
Control Risks
Control Procurements
Control Stakeholder Engagement

40

What are the 5 Process Groups in A Guide to the PMBOK- 5th Edition?

Initiating
Planning
Executing
Monitoring and Controlling
Closing

41

What are inputs?

Any items, whether internal or external to the project that is required by a process before that process proceeds. May be outputs from predecessor processes.

42

Which Project Integration Management process occurs in the Executing Process Group?

Direct and Manage Project Work

43

What are the 6 processes of Project Scope Management?

Plan Scope Management
Collect Requirements
Define Scope
Create WBS
Validate Scope
Control Scope

44

Which Project Time Management processes occur in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Schedule Management
Define Activities
Sequence Activities
Estimate Activity Resources
Estimate Activity Durations
Develop Schedule

45

Which Project Cost Management process occurs in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Control Costs

46

Which Project Quality Management process occurs in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Control Quality

47

What are outputs?

Products, results, or services generated by a process. May be inputs to a successor process.

48

What are the 24 processes in the Planning Process Group?

See Yellow Card

49

How does A Guide to the PMBOK describe these 3 major documents?
Project Charter
Project Scope Management
Project Management Plan

Project Charter: Give formal authorization to the project.

Project Scope Statement: Describes the work that needs to be accomplished and the specific deliverables that the project is to produce.

Project Management Plan: Describes how the project work will be performed. It is a collection of smaller component plans and documents.

50

Which Project Integration Management process occurs in the Planning Process Group?

Develop Project Management Plan

51

How would you describe Project Scope Management?

Includes the processes required to ensure that the project includes all work required, and only the work required, to complete the project successfully.

52

What are the 7 processes of Project Time Management?

Plan Schedule Management
Define Activities
Sequence Activites
Estimate Activity Resources
Estimate Activity Durations
Develop Schedule
Control Schedule

53

Which Project Cost Management processes occur in the Planning Process Group?

Plan Cost Management
Estimate Cost
Determine Budget

54

Which Project Quality Management process occurs in the Executing Process Group?

Perform Quality Assurance.

55

Which Project Human Resources Management processes occur in Executing Process Group?

Acquire Project Team
Develop Project Team (developing a project team occurs in every phase. If given a choice on the test, the better answer is that this process occurs throughout the life of the project.
Manage Project Team

56

Which Project Communication Management process occurs in the Executing Process Group?

Manage Communications

57

Which Project Risk Management process occurs in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Control Risks

58

Which Project Procurement Management process occurs in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?

Control Procurement

59

How would you best describe the mandatory requirement related to fairness?

The duty to make fair decisions, act impartially, and objectively.

60

What do aspirational standards describe?

Conduct you aspire to achieve.

61

What are the 2 types of standards outlined in each section of the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct?

Mandatory
Aspirational