13. As a project manager, you start a project with concrete timelines and strict deliverables. What project management methodology should you use?
14. A project manager monitors the current process of a project closely. They want to avoid the project reverting to previous inefficient ways. What phase of the Lean Six Sigma methodology involves these activities?
15. While planning the project, a project manager considers possible delays, budget changes, and legal issues. What are they trying to reduce by considering these things?
16. A project manager writes weekly progress reports and adjusts the project timeline as the team completes tasks. At what stage of the project do these events occur?
17. A project manager has documented what went well in the project and reflects on ways to improve in the future. What project phase have they just completed?
19. A project manager creates a timeline and defines all tasks that the team needs to complete. What phase of the project life cycle are they implementing?
20. As a project manager, you documented the deliverables for a project and showcased the project’s value to leadership. The project has been approved. What is the next phase of the project lifecycle?
21. As a project manager, your team is creating a product that will require flexibility—changes are likely to occur. Also, tasks will overlap or happen at the same time as other tasks. Which project management methodology is the best for your project?
22. Which answer best describes the Agile project management methodology?
- Created in the seventies, the Agile methodology refers to the sequential ordering of phases, including initiating, planning, executing, and closing.
- Created in the nineties, the Agile methodology refers to being able to move quickly and easily through a project by working on many tasks at once.
- Created in the eighties, the Agile methodology refers to being able to move quickly and easily through a project by combining and eliminating tasks.
- Created in the eighties, the Agile methodology refers to the sequential ordering of phases, including defining, measuring, analyzing, improving, and controlling.
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23. What is the main advantage of the Agile approach over the Waterfall methodology?
- Agile takes a flexible approach, letting teams make adjustments as they go.
- Agile focuses on reducing waste within an operation.
- Agile allows the project manager to make centralized decisions and assign tasks.
- Agile has clearly defined expectations and helps teams avoid expensive changes to a project once it has started.