You are the program manager of the GHY Program in your organization. It has come to
your attention that some of the project managers in your program are adding time to each
project activity in an effort to pad their durations in case some event happens in their
project that will cause delays. What principle should you share with these project managers
that counterattack the concept of padding activities with additional time?
You are the program manager for your organization. Management is considering a new
program but they are worried about the program risks that may affect the program success.
You know that there are three positive risks responses and three negative risk responses
that each risk can have. Management asks you which risk response would be most
appropriate for a large risk event if they wanted to hire a third-party to own the risk event for
the program. What risk event is most appropriate?
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 work your project team has completed and determine if the project should be
allowed to continue. What name describes this type of end-of-phase review management is
completing on your project?
You are the program manager of the OFE Program. You are working with your program
team and project managers to ensure that there is consistency in the execution of the
program plan. You stress that the work has been planned and now the team must
accurately complete the work. You want to ensure that the work is done correctly the first
time in the program. What type of process are you stressing to your program team and
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 you to map out each stakeholder or stakeholder group and
identify trends within the chart to help your program communicate better. What type of a
chart should you create for management?
A project manager in your program has estimated the cost of a program to be $145,000. As
the project manager's project comes close to completion, the project manager realizes that
he has still $27,876 left in his project budget. He decides to add some additional features to
the project's deliverables in an effort to use the remaining budget. These additions will add
value to the project and the project customer is likely to enjoy these new features. This is
an example of what term?
You are the program manager for your organization. You and your program team have
been creating and transferring the program benefits to operations as feasible in your
program execution. The process of delivering the program's benefits describes what
process in program management?
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 program sponsor?
A. Pre-program setup phase
B. Authorization of program processes and projects
Your company and a competing company have created a teaming agreement for an
opportunity. Through this team agreement you and your competitor can complete a major
program for a client. This is, technically, a risk response for both organizations. What type
of risk response are you dealing with in this instance?
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 written the final project report, released the project team, and
completed the lessons learned documentation. What else should Marty do in the closure of
the NHK Project?
You are a program manager for your organization. You have proposed a program to the
management that will last four years and will cost $35 million to create. Management has
asked to see the program charter and the proposed costs and benefits of the program.
Management agrees to your program charter and proposed to fund the program in
increments at the completion of each milestone. What type of funding does management
proposed for this program?
Andy is the program manager of the HQN Program. This program is nearing its completion
and there is still $25,000 left in the program budget. Andy has asked the program team to
identify some extra deliverables that can be included in the program scope to improve the
program deliverable but also to use all of the funds in the budget. What term is assigned to
the actions that Andy is trying to do in this instance?
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 and
cons for each seller. You've created five categories of interest and assigned values to each
category for each vendor. Your five categories are:
Each category has a different point value and the vendor that receives the maximum points
in total will win the contract. What type of seller evaluation are you performing?