You are the project manager for Ooh La Beauty Products. Your project concerns developing a new line of bath products. You also serve on the change control board, which has just approved a scope change. You know that which of the following statements are true?
A project manager is preparing to lead a project status meeting later that afternoon. The project is currently 75 percent complete and is reaching the most critical point. Since the project sponsor is planning on attending the meeting, the project manager decides to update the earned value calculations to present the latest performance updates in terms that the sponsor will want to see. The budget at completion (BAC) is set at $550,000, and the current estimate at completion (EAC) is at $525,000. How is the project performing in terms of the budget?
While performing activities associated with controlling project and product scope, a project manager uncovers scope creep. What is scope creep?
You are using the critical chain method to construct your schedule, and there are variances in your critical path tasks. Which of the following is true?
You are the project manager for a project that will produce a mobile phone application that sends alerts when UV rays are at dangerous levels, alerting users to stay indoors. You are in the process of managing the schedule and use a chart to track the work that remains to be completed within the iteration backlog. What is this chart called?
Roshoud is the VP of customer operations for Galactic Kidz and is the project sponsor of the latest project, called Project G. He sits down with Sally, the project manager, to discuss resource utilization on the project. He expresses concern after recently hearing that resources have been unavailable as planned. Sally admits that this has been the case and that it has set the project back unexpectedly. What action should Sally take to remedy the situation?
An Agile-based team holds monthly status review meetings with the product owner to review deliverables produced post-iteration. Following the demo, the product owner uses part of the meeting to facilitate a general status review for the project. A good status review meeting uses which type of communication method?
Which of the following values refers to the value of the work planned to be completed?
Earned value analysis, iteration burndown chart, performance reviews, trend analysis, variance analysis, and what-if scenario analysis are all types of what?
Carina is a principal project manager of You’ve Got Dogs, a specialty company that creates custom dog apparel and toys. As part of her practice, she sits down with her sponsor to regularly evaluate how the project is performing. In their most recent meeting, they analyze whether sufficient contingency and management reserves remain. What technique is Carina using?