An organization is transitioning from a predictive approach to an agile approach. Historically, the team members have not had any experience with an agile approach.
What should the organization do next?
Ask team members to individually learn the agile.
Hire a technical expert on the agile.
Replace the existing resources with new ones that have knowledge of the agile.
Organize internal and external training for all team members on the agile.
When you look at a control chart that measures defects in the product produced by your project, you find that three points are showing up above the mean and four points fall outside of the control limits. Which statement below is true?
You should adjust your control limits
The process is under control. It should not be adjusted
The process is out of control. The assignable cause should then be investigated and determined
This is the rule of seven, so statistically the data does not matter
As an IT project nears completion, a new sponsor is assigned to the project. Although the old sponsor has provided verbal approval of the deliverables, the new sponsor is unhappy with them and asks that several be redone.
What should the project manager have done to prevent this?
The integrated change control process should have been performed.
Followed procedures outlined in the communication management plan.
Obtained additional approval from the customer.
Documented the approval for each deliverable with the old sponsor.
The project manager of a project evaluates the risks of the project by assessing the probability of the risk, then categorizes the risk as likely or not likely and assesses its impact as high impact, medium impact, or low impact. This would be which type of risk assessment?
Perform Quantitative risk analysis
Perform Qualitative Risk analysis
Plan Risk Response Analysis
A scrum master is managing a software development project. The Product Owner attempted to add an unplanned feature to the current sprint while the development team focused on the work of the sprint.
What should the scrum master do next?
Submit a change request to the change control board (CCB).
Ask the product owner to update the product backlog and the new feature will be discussed in the next sprint planning meeting.
Force the development team to add the additional feature.
Acquire additional resources to help the development team to accomplish adding the new feature in the current sprint.
You have been assigned as the project manager for an insurance project. Your project is now in its initiation phase. You discover that the project charter for the project you are working on was never written, so you volunteer to draft one. However, the project sponsor calls you and asks you to skip the process of developing and creating the project charter-what should you do in this situation?
Agree with the project sponsor because that person is your boss and has a lot of authority and power in the project
Suggest that a preliminary statement of work be written to outline the objectives of the project instead of the project charter
Call a meeting with your project sponsor and project management team to discuss the importance of creating and developing the project charter
Escalate to senior management that your project sponsor does not agree to create the project charter
The project manager notes that one of the stakeholders is actively engaged in the project and helping to ensure its success.
The engagement level of the stakeholder should be classified as:
A project manager begins a project to develop a new software. The sponsor has requested the project manager to develop a high-level cost estimate in a short period of time.
How can the project manager accomplish this?
Ask the sponsor to provide the information.
Seek guidance from senior management.
Use analogous estimating.
Perform a bottom-up estimate.
A project manager is assigned in an organization that is new to Agile approaches. Midway through the project, the project manager notices that the team is underperforming due to significant delays in communication among team members, and team members do not have a good understanding of what everyone?s focus will be.
What should the project manager use to maintain and improve communication and build trust among team members?
Arrange a meeting with team members to inform them about their project task assignments.
Identify and involve all team members as early as possible in the project.
Hold daily standup meetings.
Update the communications management plan to reflect the importance of the project.
The sponsor accepted the product five days ago, but recently a quality team member identifies a quality issue that may cause the final product to be rejected by the customer.
What should the project manager do?
Review the quality management plan.
Deliver the product since the sponsor already accepted the product.
Fix the errors as reported by the team member.
Review the quality checklist.
A major deliverable was accepted by the customer, but has been found to give unexpected results. The primary complaint was that it did not meet the expectations discussed during the early stages of the project. Which of the following best describes what the project manager should do next?
Review the change management plan
Change the scope baseline
Review the validate scope process
Review the control quality process
A project manager is encountering numerous problems on his project. He wants to identify the causes of the problems, so that he can focus his attention on those causes. Which of the following tools should he use?
A fishbone diagram
A Project Manager is managing a software development project. During the validate Scope process, the customer rejects all of the presented deliverables. The Project Manager believes that all of the deliverables conform to the quality levels and specifications, and feels that the customer is mistaken. What should the Project Manager do next?
Refer to the Project Communications Management Plan
Refer to the Project Quality Management Plan
Refer to the Project Scope Management Plan
Refer to the Statement of Work (SOW)
You are managing a new complex construction project. During project executing, you realize that there is no in-house expertise available to perform some critical activities. These activities are critical to the success of this project. What should you do next?
Tell your sponsor that there is not anyone qualified to do the work
Hire a subcontractor to perform these activities
Consult a subject matter expert (SME)
Consult Expert Judgment
You are the project manager for a large software development project. One of the key stakeholders hands over a change request to you. As the project manager, what should you do next?
Analyze the impact of the change request on schedule, cost, and quality
Pass the change request through the Integrated Change Control process
Accept the change request
Implement the change request and communicate with the customer
During a construction project, a project manager discovers that one of the vendors is the subject of an ethical issue. This could negatively impact the project.
What should the project manager do next?
He must immediately fire the vendor from the project.
Perform the integrated change control process to change the vendor.
Escalate the issue to senior management.
Analyze the potential consequences.
A project manager has just completed a project with specific users, who are located in different countries. The project manager is considering various possibilities of obtaining feedback to measure satisfaction of the users.What two actions should the project manager do next? (Choose two)
Conduct a one-on-one meeting with each user to clearly understand their feedback.
Review the lessons learned register and any corrective actions.
Inspect the issue log by reviewing the issues raised, their progress, and their resolution.
Send a survey to the users and review their responses.
Review the communication management plan.
A project team is facing some obstacles in implementing a task that is taking longer than planned. This is a critical task that can affect the iteration end date.What two options would help the agile project manager address these obstacles? (Choose two)
Schedule a retrospective.
Escalate the issue to management.
Review and update the product backlog.
Cancel the project.
Conduct a root cause analysis.
Drag each interpersonal or team skill on the left to the correct definition on the right.