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Williams BBA 2626 T 1

QUESTION 1

Which one of the five process groups of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) areas can be described as establishing the project scope, refining objectives, and defining actions to attain objectives?

Initiating

Planning

Executing

Monitoring and controlling

3 points   

QUESTION 2

Which phase of the project life cycle includes all activities after customer acceptance to ensure the project is completed, lessons are learned, resources are reassigned, contributions are recognized, and benefits are realized?

Selecting and initiating

Closing and realizing

Planning

Executing

3 points   

QUESTION 3

What makes a project successful?

Not meeting agreements

Customer’s success

Not meeting project team’s success

Performing organizations unsuccessfully

3 points   

QUESTION 4

Within the 10 knowledge areas of project management, which one can be described as processes to identify the people, groups, or organizations that could impact or be impacted by the project; analyze their expectations and impact; and develop strategies for engaging them and managing conflicting interests?

Communications management

Risk management

Procurement management

Stakeholder management

3 points   

QUESTION 5

The phases of appreciative inquiry include all of the following EXCEPT:

discovery.

dream.

design.

completion.

3 points   

QUESTION 6

Put the five project management process groups in order from the one that generally requires the least work to the one that requires the most.

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 7

What does project failure mean? What are some examples?

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 8

List and describe several issues that pertain to each stage of the project life cycle.

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 9

Name the 10 project management knowledge areas, and briefly summarize each.

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 10

Discuss how a project could be successful in terms of some measures yet unsuccessful by others.

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

QUESTION 11

Identify the 10 knowledge areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) with a brief description, and identify which area you believe is the most important. Conversely, choose which area that you think is the least important, and justify your answers.

Your response should be at least 150 words in length.

QUESTION 12

Appreciative inquiry consists typically of four phases. Identify the four phases, and briefly describe each one.

Your response should be at least 150 words in length.

QUESTION 13

Compare and contrast the four phases of the project life cycle process.

Your response should be at least 150 words in length.