ch09 - File: ch09, chapter 9: Project Management True/False...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
File: ch09, chapter 9: Project Management True/False 1. A unique, one-time operational activity or effort is referred to as a process. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Project Planning 2. In general, projects are subject to less uncertainty than other types of processes. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Project Planning 3. The three major components of project management include planning, scheduling, and costing. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Project Planning 4. A project team is typically cross-functional consisting of members throughout an organization. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Project Planning 5. A work breakdown structure provides a common understanding of and justification for a project. Ans: False
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Project Planning 6. Issues of cultural diversity in project management should only be addressed if and when they arise. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Global and Diversity Issues 7. Slack represents the amount of time an activity can be delayed without delaying the project completion time. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: CPM/PERT 8. A Gantt chart provides a visual display of the project schedule that includes scheduled start times, finish times and available slack. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Project Scheduling 9. Managing quality is not an important part of project management. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Project Control 10. The principles of total quality management (TQM) cannot be applied to project management. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Project Control
Background image of page 2
11. Earned value analysis reports a project’s performance by tracking its forecasted completion date and anticipated budget variations. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback : Project Control 12. Management and control of a companywide portfolio of projects is known as enterprise project management. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Project Control 13. PERT stands for program enterprise and resource technique. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: CPM/PERT 14. With an activity-on-node (AON) network diagram, the nodes indicate the precedence relationships and the arrows represent the project’s activities. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: CPM/PERT 15. A dummy variable is an activity inserted into the network diagram to show a precedence relationship, but does not represent any passage of time. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: CPM/PERT
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
16. The critical path is the shortest path through the project’s network. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: CPM/PERT 17. Activities that are not on a project’s critical path have zero slack. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: CPM/PERT 18. Crashing activates with positive slack reduces a project’s duration. Ans: False
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course COMM 225 taught by Professor Shafaat during the Spring '11 term at Concordia Canada.

Page1 / 22

ch09 - File: ch09, chapter 9: Project Management True/False...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online