OPMA 5364 old exam sample

OPMA 5364 old exam sample - Name _ OPMA 5364 - EXAM -...

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Name ______________________________ OPMA 5364 -- EXAM -- Spring 2005 1. Why is it important that the project manager understand the general shape of the project life cycle curve? (4 points) -helps understand the fact that the product life cycle will affect the timing of the resource and funding needs Understanding the general project life cycle may help the stakeholders better understand and accept the current status of the project Understanding the general project life cycle may also help the PM make better goal tradeoff decisions at particular times during the project 2. Suppose a project manager is viewed by others as having questionable or poor ethics. How might this perception be a disadvantage for the project manager? (4 points) It will be difficult for the PM to earn and maintain the confidence of team members, colleagues, employees, employers, customers/clients, the public, and the global community. The stakeholders will be doubtful of the integrity, honesty and the professional conduct of the PM. It will also discourage the stakeholders to act in ethical and professional manner. 3. What are the main roles of the meeting chairperson in a team meeting? (4 points) Decision maker on time and venue, attendants, agenda and the homework required on agenda items and the order in which they are discussed, minutes that lays out results of the meetings , delegation of chairperson responsibility, start and stop time of the meetings, and subsequent meetings. Facilitator of the meeting by discouraging domination from one member, encouraging inputs from quieter members, quickly change agenda if two attendants start arguing and handle the stupid suggestions wisely. Controller of the meeting by deciding when and how much to talk during the
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