A kick-off meeting with stakeholders is held to discuss the draft of the project plan. During the meeting, two stakeholders disagree about the project's objective. What should the project manager have done to prevent this?
Some previously unidentified stakeholders report that they have not been kept informed regarding the status of a critical project even though their functional areas are largely impacted. What should the project manager do first?
During a project's development stage, a functional manager is transferred to another department and is no longer involved with the project. What should the project manager do first?
A project manager presents the project charter to the steering committee. The steering committee is concerned about preassigned resource allocation because the stakeholders are unaware of their participation in the project. What should the project manager have done to avoid this?
A project manager is working on a global project with resources located in different regions. What should the project manager do to address the correct channels with the right information?
A project manager is working on a project for which the project sponsor is also the customer. Since the project is running smoothly, the sponsor/customer asks that the project manager send status reports only if the project is in trouble. What should the project manager do?
A project manager has completed the identification of stakeholders. Previously, the project manager had difficulty managing stakeholders because no distinctions were made among them regarding influence or authority. What information needs to be included in the stakeholder register?
While an activity on the critical path is being executed, the functional lead removes two project resources involved in this activity to support the resolution of a contingency situation. What should the project manager do?
A new project manager joins a project during the delivery of a critical milestone. As this project has multiple stakeholders, the project manager needs to determine which stakeholders should receive information about the delivery. To what should the project manager refer?
During a demo and review meeting, the progress report shows that an agile project is not on track. The project manager is surprised, because all work was purposely selected and sequenced to meet higher-level objectives. What should the project manager have done to prevent this miscommunication?