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The technique that Kelly can use, however, should not add costs to the program. What duration compression technique should Kelly use in this instance?

Kelly’s program is slipping on its schedule. Management is worried that the program will be late and this will cost the organization several thousand dollars in fines and penalties. They’ve

What type of seller evaluation are you performing?

You are the program manager for your company and evaluating the sellers to determine the seller to buy from. In your analysis you’ve created a histogram to display the pros

What document names the project manager for the project?

You are the program manage of HYH Program for your organization. Your program is to create a new sports arena for your city within 12 months. Your program has seven

Which knowledge area ensures that all knowledge areas interact correctly with one another?

A knowledge area defines a subset of program management and its processes within that domain. For example, the knowledge area of quality management includes the processes related directly to quality

The requirements to complete the forms and paperwork are also known as what?

You are the program manager for your organization. Your program has recently completed its program scope and you’ve transferred the benefits to the operations of your organization. Before your program

Which one of the following is NOT a component of the risk monitoring and controlling process?

Which one of the following is NOT a component of the risk monitoring and controlling process? A. Executing risk response plans B. Completing quantitative risk analysis C. Tracking identified risks

What role do you play in Tom’s project closure?

You are the program manager of the JNH Program. Tom, a project manager in your program, has just completed his project and is ready to officially close his project. You

What percentage of communication is nonverbal?

What percentage of communication is nonverbal? A. 55 percent B. 50 percent C. 90 percent D. 45 percent Answer: A

What program management document should serve as the baseline for all future program decisions?

You are the program manager for your company and management wants you to identify how you’ll make decisions in the program planning processes. What program management document should serve as

This is an example of which positive risk response?

Your program creates a byproduct that you could sell to a client. The cost of the byproduct would offset the cost of the program by nearly $7,500 per month. This

What name describes this type of end-of-phase review management is completing on your project?

You are the project manager for your organization. Your project team has finished the second phase of a seven-phase project. At the end of each phase, management must review the

What document defines the skills and competencies for a program?

You are the program manager for your organization. Your program is about to being initiated and management is asking you for a document that will define all of the required

What type of a chart should you create for management?

You are the program manager for your organization. Management has asked you to create a method to track the program stakeholders’ concerns, threats, and demands for communication. They would like

What program management process identifies the program sponsor?

You are the program manager for your organization. You’re currently creating an accountability matrix starting with yourself, the program manager and the program sponsor. What program management process identifies the

What document do you need to create in order to initiate the projects within your program?

You are the program manager for your organization. Your current program, which has just been initiated, needs to launch several projects in order to create all of the benefits of

Who prepares the statement of work (SOW) for external projects?

Who prepares the statement of work (SOW) for external projects? A. Customer B. Project management team C. Project Manager D. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Answer: A

Which of the following documents sets the project objectives?

Which of the following documents sets the project objectives? A. Project charter B. Project schedule C. Project scope statement D. Project organization chart Answer: C

What project management activity should happen in the GHW Project?

You are the program manager of the NHQ Program for your organization. Your program has 14 constituent projects that are all creating benefits and deliverables for your program. You have

Which of the following is responsible to sign off on the closure documents of a project?

Which of the following is responsible to sign off on the closure documents of a project? A. Project team members B. Project Manager C. End user D. Sponsor Answer: D

In the communication model, what component represents the disagreement of these two project managers and their refusal to speak with each other about a resolution?

Two project managers in your program, Marcy and Mary, are not agreeing with the scheduling of project resources and they have asked for your help to determine the resolution. They

Right now, the issues have been assigned to issue owners for resolution in ten days. In the interim, what should you do with the issues?

You are the program manager for your organization and you’re dealing with several issues about the materials used in the program. Right now, the issues have been assigned to issue

What is the minimum future value this organization should expect to receive from this program if it is initiated and the rate of return is six percent?

An organization is considering a new program. The program has a cost of $1,950,000 and will last for three years. What is the minimum future value this organization should expect

Which one of the following allows you to anonymously gather iterations requirements and still allow for all stakeholders to review what has been submitted in an attempt to find consensus?

You are the program manager for your organization and are working on gathering the requirements for a new solution and mission statement. There are several instances in the stakeholder pool

Taking which of the following steps could have been prevented the situation? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.

Martha is sharing her experience of her last project as the project manager. She tells that when she presented customer a formal acceptance and sign-off document, they refused to sign,

What document asks the seller to provide your project with a detailed description of a project solution along with a price to complete the project work?

What document asks the seller to provide your project with a detailed description of a project solution along with a price to complete the project work? A. Proposal B. RFP

Robert will need all of the following information except for which one to facilitate team development?

Robert is the program manager of the NHQ Program. His team has never worked with one another before this program and he is worried about their abilities to become a

How many months would you have to use your in- house solution to equate to the cost of the vendor’s solution?

You are the program manager for your organization and you’re trying to determine if you buy or build a software solution for your organization. If you build the solution it’ll

What approach can you use to consider the availability of resources when the project managers begin sequencing their project activities?

You are the program manager for your organization. Your current program, which has just started, has eight projects and many of the projects share resources such as equipment and people.

What solution can Joan implement to capture, communicate, and record the information management wants?

Joan is the program manager for her organization. Management has asked her to create a centralized reporting system to capture information on program work, risks, changes, benefits management, and other

An organization supports both programs and projects for various industries. What is a portfolio?

An organization supports both programs and projects for various industries. What is a portfolio? A. A portfolio is the total amount of funds that have been invested in programs, projects,

What document do you need to create for each constituent project in your program to ensure that each project manager can use the appropriate resources?

You are the program manager for your organization and you are preparing to launch several constituent projects within your program. You need to ensure that each project manager is authorized

What is the schedule performance index (SPI) for this program?

You are the program manager for your organization. Your program has a budget of $750,000 and is expected to last one year. The program is currently 30 percent complete and

What should you do next in regard to the vendor’s invoice?

You are the program manager for your organization that utilizes vendors from several different organizations. A vendor has submitted an invoice for the work they have completed in your program.

When a change enters your program requirements you must update all of the following documents except for which one?

When a change enters your program requirements you must update all of the following documents except for which one? A. Program work breakdown structure B. Program activity list C. Program

Which statement best describes quality assurance for a project within your program?

Part of your job as the program manager is to coach the project managers on their duties and goals. One of the project managers, Holly, is having trouble discerning the

What should a program manager do when a scope change has been approved that will drastically affect the program costs assuming that the costs will be added to the program budget? A

What should a program manager do when a scope change has been approved that will drastically affect the program costs assuming that the costs will be added to the program

To whom will you report to in this program?

You are the program manager for your organization. Your current program is to create a new recreational facility in your city. Franklin, the Chief Executive Officer, is concerned about meeting

Based on this information which type of performing is present in this scenario?

A program has a BAC of $1,750,000 and is expected to last two years. The program is currently at the third milestone which represents 35 percent of the program work.

Which program management plan defines this process?

You are the program manager for your organization and are planning the program. One of the plans you need to create will define how you’ll transfer the benefits of the

All of the following are elements that you may transfer to the organization throughout the program’s life cycle except for which one?

You are the program manager for your organization. You have created a program that will create things for the organization throughout the program not only at program closure. All of

Based on this information, how many pennies is the program losing per dollar invested in the program work?

You are the program manager of the HNG Program. This program has a budget at completion of $2,345,900 and is expected to last two years. The program is currently 30

In which of the following processes is the program charter created?

In which of the following processes is the program charter created? A. Establish Program Financial Framework B. Plan Program Scope C. Initiate Program D. Develop Program Management Plan Answer: C

Which of the following documents provides the mandate to execute the program within a certain timeline and also presents milestones for the delivery of products or incremental benefits?

Which of the following documents provides the mandate to execute the program within a certain timeline and also presents milestones for the delivery of products or incremental benefits? A. Program

Based on this information, what is the schedule variance (SV) of this program?

You are the program manager of the HNG Program. This program has a budget at completion of $2,345,900 and is expected to last two years. The program is currently 30

Considering the size of the program how many communication channels do you have in this program?

You are the program manager for the BHN Program. Your program has 122 stakeholders that you’ll need to plan to communicate with. Considering the size of the program how many

Which of the following statements is most accurate about the critical path?

Which of the following statements is most accurate about the critical path? A. The critical path is always one path that shows the project duration. B. The critical path has

What else should Marty do in the closure of the NHK Project?

Marty is the project manager of the recently completed NHK Project. The project was deemed successful by the project customer and they have signed the formal acceptance documentation. Marty has

She prefers that several applications be created instead of the approach your program will take. In stakeholder identification how would you categorize Sarah?

You are identifying stakeholders for your program to create new software for your organization. The software will affect the ordering by the customer, the manufacturing of the product, inventory, and

Which of the following statements is the most accurate when it comes to program change requests for the program scope?

Which of the following statements is the most accurate when it comes to program change requests for the program scope? A. The change request must not affect the schedule. B.

What approach could Robert take that would not dramatically add risks to program if he added labor to the effort-driven activities within the program?

Robert’s program is slipping on its schedule and management has asked that Robert find a method to compress the duration of the program. What approach could Robert take that would