Project Management - Qp1

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Project Management - Qp1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Project management, as a field of action, can often be seen in outreach programmes or--------- schemes.
    • A. 

      Self-Help

    • B. 

      Development

    • C. 

      Financial

  • 2. 
     A project can be described as a package of ideas, resources and measures to achieve a set of specific objectives (or an objective), within a planned time period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The main features of a project are, that it:-    (Select  Four)
    • A. 

      Skills and Development

    • B. 

      Does not recur and is completed within a certain time period.

    • C. 

      Is identified by set launch and completion dates.

    • D. 

      Is financially budgeted for.

    • E. 

      Uses various resources (money, people, materials, equipment).

  • 4. 
    Management involves the utilisation of financial budget and material resources for a particular purpose or strategy so that desired goals or outputs are achieved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In a group or organisational situation a manager needs a number of specific skills to manage successfully, namely:-     (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Technical skills (Planning, financing, problem-solving).

    • B. 

      Leadership skills (Organising, motivating, team-building).

    • C. 

      Uses various resources (money, people, materials, equipment).

    • D. 

      Interpersonal skills (Listening, communicating, conflict resolution, negotiation).

  • 6. 
    Project management involves a number of interrelated activities which are needed to achieve a specific goal or set of objectives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Project management is needed in almost any situation which requires strategic planning so that a goal or set of objectives can be completed by a certain date, and in summary, project management helps to:-   (Select Five)
    • A. 

      Eliminate or reduce uncertainty.

    • B. 

      Improve efficiency in achieving the objective/s set out.

    • C. 

      Clarify set goals or objectives.

    • D. 

      Leadership skills (Organising, motivating, team-building).

    • E. 

      Become aware of alternatives.

    • F. 

      Provide the basis for controlling the process of fulfilling the objective/s set.

  • 8. 
    In general, the distinction between these phases of the project cycle is often blurred in reality and their significance can vary according to the nature of the project, but it is important to remember that the project cycle is a process with each part of the cycle leading and building up to the next phase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Project management as a ______ and field of study is essential for successful organisational management. and as a formal management function, project management is found in government, industry and almost any other organisation
    • A. 

      Skill

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Activities

  • 10. 
    A manager is a person who guides and controls people and resources so that a specific task or objective is met, and this process involves directing and ______ existing and potential abilities, talents, group co-operative effort, tools and equipment, information, and money.
    • A. 

      Coordinating

    • B. 

      Training

    • C. 

      Leading

  • 11. 
    Key features of project management can be identified, namely that:-   (Select Two)
    • A. 

      It ensures that budgets are met.

    • B. 

      It focuses on completing a project goal within a specific time period.

    • C. 

      It makes use of resources on a part-time basis and requires basic management skills.

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