The success of your new project requires several of your people to work in a foreign country for six months. The team informs you that in this country a payment is required to obtain visas. The payment for the visas is high. The economy has recently become volatile. Some stakeholders question the need for the project and the benefits it will produce. Leadership has told you that this project is aligned with the organization's direction for the year. What should you do?
As the project manager, you are preparing your quality management plan. You are looking for a tool that can demonstrate the relationship between events and their resulting effects. You want to use this tool to depict the events that cause a negative effect on quality. Which of the following is the best choice for accomplishing your objective?
An ishikawa diagram helps to:
By policy, the project management office regularly evaluates project performance. This is done in order to ensure standards are being followed. This is an example of:
A project manager has acquired a tremendous amount of project information through data gathering and analysis during the project. He charts this information over time. For which of the following is the project manager most likely to use this information?
During the execution of the project, a new iso version of standard 9000 is issued, and the project team is meeting with the quality department to determine how the standard will apply to the project. This is part of which quality management process?
Although the stakeholders thought there was enough money in the budget, halfway through the project the cost performance index (CPI) is 0.7. To determine the root cause, several stakeholders audit the project and discover the project cost budget was estimated analogously. Although the activity estimates add up to the project estimate, the stakeholders think something was missing in how the estimate was completed. Which of the following describes what was missing?
Payment for any decision made or encouraged by a foreign official with respect to whether a company will be awarded a project is best described as:
A project manager is finalizing a project that has had repeated problems with cost conformance. He is concerned about what management will say. Senior managers have talked about the problems multiple times in their executive meetings, and it's been reported they feel their concerns have not been addressed. Which of the following types of information would be best for the project manager to use to evaluate performance?
A project has run into cost difficulties. The project scope must be completed, but at less cost. The project manager should: