Interview Question and Answer for Sap Sd

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1. What is total float? 2. What are the difference between free float and total float? 3. What is a constraint? 4. What are the difference between MS Project and Primavera? 5. How to load cost & resource in a program? 6. What is WBS? 7. What is a milestone? What are the types of milestone? 8. What are the difference between flag and milestone activity? 9. What is a critical activity? 10. What is resource allocation and leveling? 11. What is a Baseline Program? 12. What are BSWS, BSWP, and ACWP? 13. What are SV and CV? 14. What is a Budget and how do you compare budget against Actual cost? 15. What is an S – Curve? 16. What is the difference between P3.1, P3E, and P5 etc. 17. What is …show more content…
Duration Chart
Crashing vs Fast tracking
After the arrival of total duration of the project by estimation technique, the project manager presents the schedule to the PMO/Sponsor/Customer. But the Customer says that the duration has to be reduced without comprising on the scope of the work. Now what is the left out option for Project Manager, either he/she has to add resources or has to run the activities in parallel.
Crashing is nothing but adding resources. Of course when the crashing happens, the cost increases, because you are adding extra resources.

Crashing
Fast tracking represents the activities to be carried out in parallel instead of series. Here the disadvantage is that, it increases the risk in the area of may be quality as the activities are performed parallel.
Forward Pass vs Backward Pass
After the arrival of critical path in the given network diagram, we need to track closely the activities which are coming under the critical path. And for the activities which are not in the critical path the tracking can be the normal way. But when we say normal, need to know what is the degree of level. This can be determined by the parameter called float or slack. To find the float or the slack we have to perform the Forward pass and Backward pass.
Forward pass is moving through the network diagram from start to finish and covering all the paths.
Backward pass is moving through the network diagram in the reverse way or from

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