You’ve recently begun to suspect your friend, a fellow PMP credential holder, might be accepting gifts from hardware vendors who are bidding on an upcoming multimillion-dollar project that she’s going to manage. She has a new LED flat-screen computer monitor at her desk, she showed off her new electronic tablet at a meeting two days ago, and today she unpacked a new ultra-thin laptop while you were in her office. Which of the following should you do?
Sue is the head of an enterprise PMO. She has been given a high degree of authority within the company, and project managers report directly to the PMO. What type of PMO does Sue lead?
You are working on the creation of a new television series. Your organization has created many winning series in the past. However, no other series on the air is like the series that’s being proposed. The series must be ready to debut during sweeps week in November. Which of the following statements is true?
You work in the pharmaceutical industry, and your organization is considering building a new laboratory facility in the Northwest. Market demand is driving new research for diet medications, and the new lab would be dedicated to this product development project. Some stakeholders in your organization are not certain a new lab facility is needed because there is space that can be used in an existing building to host the diet medication research project. You’ve conducted a feasibility study, and the results show two possible ways to meet the space needs. Which of the following is true regarding this situation?
Product owners are likely to prioritize work based on which of the following?
Robert is a new executive hired to lead the marketing department of a telecommunications company. He sits down with his most senior project manager to review a proposal that was created by one of his directors, pitching a new project. The proposal contains a business summary of market demand that justifies the need for the project, the expected outcomes, return on investment, and a comprehensive cost analysis. The proposal can also be described as:
What type of organization experiences the least amount of stress during project closeout?
Sally and Joe are two project managers working in the corporate offices of a popular fast-food franchise. They are both studying for their PMP certification, and as usual, they debate the latest topic on the agenda. Joe insists that when a project ends because of a lack of resources, this is referred to as starvation, whereas Sally insists that it is referred to as integration. Who is correct?
What group is responsible for reviewing all change requests and approving or denying them?
All of the following describe a functional organizational structure except for which one?