REVIEW QUESTIONS-3 1. What are project management processes? Give one example. 2. What are product-oriented processes? Give one example.
3. Why must a balance exist between project manage ment processes and product-oriented processes? 4. Describe the initiating processes. Give one example of an initiating process to support a particular phase of the IT project methodology. 5. Describe the planning process.
Give one example of a planning process to support a particular phase of the IT project methodology. 6. Describe the executing process.
Give one example of an executing process to support a particular phase of the IT project methodology. 7.
Describe the controlling process. Give one example of a controlling process to support a particular phase of the IT project methodology. 8. Describe the closing process. Give one example of a closing process to support a particular phase of the IT project methodology.
9. Describe how the output of project management process groups in one phase becomes the input or catalyst for the process group in the next phase. Provide an example. 0. What is the difference between contract closure and administrative closure? 11.
Describe project integration management and its relationship to the other eight Project Management Body of Knowledge areas. 12. Describe project plan development and its importance to the second phase of the IT project methodology. 13. Describe project plan execution and its importance to project plan development.
14. Describe overall change control and its importance to the project team. 15. What is the purpose of a project charter? 16.
Why can a project charter serve as an agreement or a contract? 17. Why is a project charter a useful communication tool? 18.
Why should the project charter and project plan be developed together? 19. How does the project charter support the project plan? 20. How does the project plan support the project charter? 21. Describe the project planning framework. 22. Why is it important that the project’s MOV be cast in stone.
23. Describe how the project’s MOV supports the development of the project’s scope, schedule, and budget. 24. What is a project’s scope? 25.
Why should a project be divided into phases? 26. What is a deliverable? What is the relationship between phases and deliverables? 27.
What is a milestone? Why are milestones useful? 28. What is a task? Provide three examples of some typical tasks in an IT project. 29. What impact can the sequence of tasks have on a project’s schedule? 30. How can resources impact the schedule of a project? 31.
What is a baseline plan? What purpose does it serve once the project team begins to execute the project plan? 32. What is a kick-off meeting? What purpose does it serve?