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Unformatted text preview: Intro to project management 1. Many organizations claim that using project management provides advantages, such as __________. a. higher profit margins b. shorter development times c. improved customer relations d. All of the above 2. Microsoft Project is the most widely used project management software today and is an example of a __________ tool. a. low-end b. midrange c. high-end d. diagramming 3. Which of the following helps projects succeed? a. customized software infrastructure b. broad scope c. executive support d. flexible basic requirements 4. Motivation techniques, empathic listening, team contracts, resource histograms, and resource leveling are examples of the tools and techniques project managers can use in project __________ management. a. integration b. scope c. quality d. human resource 5. To create a successful project, a project manager must consider scope, time, and cost and balance these often-competing goals. This is sometimes referred to in project management as the __________. a. triple constraint b. quadruple constraint c. project portfolio d. critical path 6. Project __________ management involves acquiring goods and services for a project from outside the performing organization. a. human resource b. communications c. risk d. procurement 7. In many organizations, project managers also support an emerging business strategy of project __________ management, in which organizations group and manage projects as a portfolio of investments that contributed to the entire enterprise's success. a. integration b. portfolio c. scope 8. A(n) __________ is a standard format for displaying project schedule information by listing project activities and their corresponding start and finish dates in a calendar format. a. critical path b. network diagram c. resource histogram d. Gantt chart 9. Project __________ management ensures that the project will satisfy the stated or implied needs for which it was undertaken. a. quality b. cost c. time d. scope 10. According to the Project Management Institute, a(n) __________ is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. a. operation b. project c. product d. program 11. Generally, a(n) __________ focuses on long-term goals and big-picture objectives, while inspiring people to reach those goals. a. manager b. leader c. sponsor d. stakeholder 12. Project __________ management involves generating, collecting, disseminating, and storing project information....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course BUSN 8114 taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.
- Spring '10
- Project Management