Program Management Professional
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You are the program manager for your organization and
management has asked you to be certain to finalize the
lessons learned documentation for your program. When
will the lessons learned documentation be created?
A. Lessons learned are created at each program deliverable.
B. Lessons learned are created during the program closure.
C. Lessons learned are created during the program archive.
D. Lessons learned are in program execution.
Julie is the program manager of the NHQ Program for
her organization and she believes the program is now
complete. Julie is closing her program, and she's working
with her program sponsor to review the program's deliverables
and benefits. Janet, the program sponsor, is very pleased
with the program and agrees that the program has met
the program scope. What should Julie and the program
sponsor do next?
A. Sign the certificate of program closure
B. Complete the program's budget
C. Release the program's resources
D. Close the constituent projects before closing the
Olive is the program manager for her organization. She
has created a request for proposal for a large portion
of her program. In this work to be procured she has
set several requirements for the vendors to participate.
The chief among these requirements is a vendor must
have at least four licensed electricians in his team.
This requirement for four licensed electricians is an
example of which one of the following terms?
A. Screening system
B. Scoring model
C. Vendor analysis requirements
D. Evaluation criteria
You are the program manager for your organization. Management
has asked you to create a document that will capture
the stakeholders concerns, perceived threats, and specific
objectives about the program and its projects. What
document is management asking you to create in this
A. Requirements document
B. Project charter
C. Business case
D. Scope statement
A new program is being initiated for the HNQ Organization.
The program manager is working with the business analyst
and management to define several attributes of the program.
All of the following are identified during program initiation
except for which one?
A. Program benefits
B. Link to organizational strategy
C. Program scope
D. Program risk
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?
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?
A. Gold plating
B. Errors and omissions
C. Expert judgment by the project manager
D. Value added change
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?
A. Value-added change requests
B. Zero based budgeting
C. Integrated change control
D. Gold plating
You are the program manager for your organization. This
program will last for two years and has eight projects.
The cost of your program is $4 million and there are
some risk concerns that may affect the overall cost
of the program. Management is concerned with how long
it will take the program to reach the management horizon.
What is management horizon also known as?
A. Payback period
B. Cost-to-benefits ratio
C. Cost performance index
D. Return on investment
You are the program manager of the BHG Program. One
of the projects in your program will be using new materials
that are somewhat untested. You are worried that there
may be delays and waste because the project team is
unaware of how to accurately use these materials. You
elect to send the people that will be using the new
materials through training on how to complete their
project work. You also allow them to purchase some of
the materials to experiment on their use before the
actual project work is to be done. You want to ensure
that mistakes do not enter into the project. What type
of action have you provided in this scenario?
A. This is an example of a preventive action.
B. This is an example of team development.
C. This is an example of quality assurance.
D. This is an example of a corrective action.
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?
A. Quality control
B. Benefits management
C. Direct and manage program execution
D. Quality assurance
What is the present value of a program that will be
worth $3,567,000 if it lasts for six years and the rate
of return is five percent?
Mary Anne is the program manager for her organization.
In her program there are six projects. One of the projects
in her program has been performing well. It is on schedule
and has no cost or schedule variances. Mary Anne has
decided, however, that her program needs to be terminated.
Which one of the following is a likely reason why the
project should be terminated?
A. The program scope has changed.
B. The project scope has changed from the original intent
of the project
C. The scope is not being met as planned due to scope
D. The project resources are not completing their project
tasks as assigned.
Where are negative risks recorded?
A. Negative risk register
B. Risk management plan
C. Risk register
D. Issues log
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. As it happens, this program has already spent
$620,000 of the budget. Management is concerned that
the program may also be slipping on schedule because
the program should be forty percent complete by this
time. Based on this information which type of performing
is present in this scenario?
A. Cost, because the program has an estimate to complete
B. Cost, because the program has a cost variance of
C. Schedule, because theprogram's planned value is only
D. Schedule, because the program has a schedule performance
index of .88.
Harriet is the program manager of a large program that
has a high profile and visibility in her organization.
Some of the stakeholders are negative and Harriet needs
to work with these stakeholders to address their fears,
perceived threats, and concerns about the program. Which
communication method is considered to be the best approach
for this scenario?
C. Ad hoc conversation
Eric is the project manager of the NQQ Project and has
hired the ZAS Corporation to complete part of the project
work for Eric's organization. Due to a change request
the ZAS Corporation is no longer needed on the project
even though they have completed nearly all of the project
work. Is Eric's organization liable to pay the ZAS Corporation
for the work they have completed so far on the project?
A. It depends on what the outcome of a lawsuit will
B. No, the ZAS Corporation did not complete all of the
C. It depends on what the termination clause of the
D. Yes, the ZAS Corporation did not choose to terminate
the contract work.
Mike is the program manager of the NHQ Program. Mike
and a vendor are in disagreement over the deliverable
the vendor has created for Mike's program. Mike does
not believe the vendor has correctly created the deliverable,
while the vendor is adamant that his company has indeed
completed the contract. Both parties have documented
their stance in the debate. This is an example of what?
A. Breach of contract
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?
A. Parkinson's Law
B. Law of Diminishing Returns
C. 80/20 Law
D. Pareto's Law
You are the program manager for your organization. Your
program team has 43 people that all need to be monitored
and controlled. You would like to create a standardized
report that you can use to monitor, control, and record
the performance of each staff member in your program.
What type of report can you create that will help you
track your staff and their performance?
A. Performance reports
B. Staff variance reports
C. Exceptions report
D. Lessons learned
You have created a control chart for a repeatable process
in your program. You have discovered that the seven
most recent measurements are all on the positive side
of the mean in your control chart. What is this phenomenon
A. Rule of Improvement
B. Mean Improvement
C. Rule of Seven
D. Low-Riding Mean
What component of the change management system is responsible
for evaluating, testing, and documenting changes created
to the project scope?
A. Project Management Information System
B. Integrated Change Control
C. Scope Verification
D. Configuration Management System
You are the program manager for your organization. When
a project in your program is completed, who will need
to sign the certificate of completion?
A. The project manager
B. The program customer
C. The program stakeholders
D. The project management team