Diana is a newly appointed project manager. As part of onboarding to the new team, she shadows Charlie, a senior project manager. During a team meeting, she witnesses Charlie using several profanities when engaging with one engineer in particular. She cringes in her seat as she sees Charlie talk over the engineer and chastise him for challenging the schedule. Although new to the team, Diana decides to report Charlie’s behavior to her manager. What core value has Charlie violated?
One of the core tenants highlighted by Agile approaches is the value of flow versus focusing on how people are utilized. Which of the following reflect benefits of optimizing flow to attain value?
The project manager is facilitating an exercise with the team by asking questions about the product and forming answers to describe the use, characteristics, and other relevant aspects of what will be delivered. In what activity is the team involved?
Your project involves the research and development of a new food additive. You’re ready to release the product to your customer when you discover that a minor reaction might occur in people with certain conditions. The reactions to date have been very minor, and no known long-lasting side effects have been noted. As project manager, what should you do?
Balancing stakeholder interests and attaining customer satisfaction are important activities for project managers. One of the best things you can do to ensure customer satisfaction is to define and document which of the following?
Which of the following statements is true regarding lateral thinking?
Sue is the head of an Agile PMO. She delivers a presentation at the annual company meeting to describe her role’s responsibilities and the value of the PMO. As part of her presentation, Sue delivers an award to a project manager for exhibiting strength in defining critical success factors of the project, facilitating iteration planning, and knowing when to ask for help. What skill set is she recognizing the project manager for?
During the first project kickoff meeting, Ron introduces himself to key team members, noting that he will work hard to minimize distractions that may keep them from their work at hand and will serve in more of a facilitator role. What is Ron’s role?
Which of the following represents a key benefit of rapid delivery approaches?
Your team has done an outstanding job, and you have notified their functional managers that their assignment is over. They are all reluctant to go back to their functional work group and are sorry to see the project come to an end. They enjoy working for you and say this project, and working for you, has been one of the best experiences of their career. Which of the following does this describe?