2013 Global PM Symposium - Critical Chain

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2013 Global PM Symposium - Critical Chain

In Order to get your 1. 5 PDU credits applicable to your PMP certification you must complete this exam. You must score 80% to pass


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    CCPM was developed by:
    • A. 

      Bill Rhind

    • B. 

      Eliyahu Goldratt

    • C. 

      Amir Davidi

  • 2. 
    Complete this statement:  “#1 Killer of On Time Delivery, Scope, & Budget in a Project Environment:
    • A. 

      Bad Multi-Tasking

    • B. 

      Starting work too late

    • C. 

      Giving duration estimates we have only 50% chance of hitting

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT a common way we lose “safety” in our project task estimates:
    • A. 

      Student Syndrome

    • B. 

      Parkinson’s Law

    • C. 

      Bad Multi-tasking

    • D. 

      Increase Resource Capacity

  • 4. 
    The statement: “The best way to ensure that project finishes in time is by ensuring that each and every task finishes on time” is true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    CCPM asserts that is we focus first on this element of the triple constraint, we will be able to meet all commitments:
    • A. 

      Scope & Specification

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Time

  • 6. 
    Bad Multi-tasking can cause:
    • A. 

      Longer project lead time

    • B. 

      Lower quality

    • C. 

      More touch time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The statements: “Adding buffers within a project makes it move slower and take longer” is true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which is the best definition of the “Critical Chain”?
    • A. 

      The shortest sequence of dependent events through a project network considering both task and resource dependencies.

    • B. 

      The longest sequence of dependent events through a project network considering task dependencies.

    • C. 

      The longest sequence of dependent events through a project network considering both task and resource dependencies.

    • D. 

      The longest sequence of dependent events through a project network considering resource dependencies.

  • 9. 
    The exercise showed that:
    • A. 

      Drawing numbers is quicker than drawing shapes because we draw them more often

    • B. 

      We can complete significantly more projects in the same time when there is no bad multi-tasking

    • C. 

      Good multi-tasking can significantly increase our throughput

  • 10. 
    According to CCPM, what is the primary constraint of a project:
    • A. 

      Bad multi-tasking

    • B. 

      The critical chain

    • C. 

      Duration estimates

    • D. 

      Faulty assumptions

  • 11. 
    Who was the first person inducted into the CIO Circle for Project Management? 
    • A. 

      Jeff Krietemeyer

    • B. 

      Bryan Brewer

    • C. 

      Norbert Wielens

    • D. 

      Darth Vader

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