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BSB51407 - Diploma of

Project Management

Project Scope Management

Questions & Answers

Plus Exercises

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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Questions for Scope Management

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Answers for Scope Management

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Exercises - Manage Project Scope

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Responsibilities for project scope activities

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Stakeholder involvement in project scoping

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Reflection: Scoping a project

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Conduct project authorisation

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Defining the scope of a project

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Reflection: Breaking deliverables into manageable chunks

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Reflection: Conducting a Works Breakdown exercise

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Clarifying outcomes and establishing performance measures

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Reflection: Developing a performance review plan

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Reflection: Improving scope management - Sydney Opera House project

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Reflection: Assessing scope effectiveness and recommending changes

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Questions for Scope Management

1.

Of the following, which is not part of project scope management?

a.

Scope planning

b.

Scope verification

c.

Quality assurance

d.

Create WBS

2.

You are the project manager for the HGD Project and will need as many inputs to the scope

planning as possible. Of the following, which one is not an organizational process asset

?

a.

Organisational procedures

b.

Organisational policies

c.

WBS

d.

Historical information

3.

You are a project manager for your organisation. Sarah, a project manager in training, wants

to know which project documents can stem from templates. Your answer should be

?

a.

Risk policies

b.

Organisational policies

c.

Scope management plans

d.

Historical information.

4.

You are the project manager for a technical project. The project product is the complete

installation of a new operating system on 4500 workstations. You have, in your project cost

and time estimates, told the customer that the estimates provided will be accurate if the

 

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workstations meet the hardware requirements of the new operating system. This is an

example of which of the following?

a.

Risk

b.

Assumption

c.

Constraint

d.

Order of magnitude

5.

You are the project manager for the NBG Project. This project must be completed within six

months. This is an example of which of the following?

a.

Schedule

b.

Assumption

c.

Constraint

d.

Planning process

6.

Which of the following best describes the project scope statement?

a.

The description of the project deliverables

.

b.

The authorising document that allows the project manager to move forward with

the project and to assign resources to the tasks.

c.

A project scope statement focuses on completing all of the required work, and only

the required work, to create the project’s deliverables.

d.

The process of planning and executing all of the required work in order to deliver

the project to the customer.

7.

During the planning phase of your project, your project team has discovered another

method to complete a portion of the project scope. This method is safer for the project

team, but may cost more for the customer. This is an example of:

 

 

 

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a.

Risk assessment

b.

Alternative identification

c.

Alternative selection

d.

Product analysis

8.

Of the following, which does the scope statement not provide?

a.

Project justification

b.

Project product

c.

Project manager authority

d.

Project objective

9.

You are the project manager for the JKL Project. This project has over 45 key stakeholders

and will span the globe when implemented. Management has deemed that the project’s

completion should not cost more than $34 million. Because of the global concerns, the final

budget must be in U.S. dollars. This is an example of which of the following?

a.

Internationalisation

b.

Budget constraint

c.

Management constraint

d.

Hard logic

10.

You are the project manager for your organisation. You need to ensure the customer

formally accepts the deliverables of each project phase. This process is known as

______________________?

a.

Earned value management

 

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