Proj586 - Week 2 Quiz Essay

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1. Question :
(TCO A) Projects have specific attributes. Which of the following is not an attribute?

Student Answer: Has a sponsor or customer. Has interdependent tasks. Utilizes various resources. All of the above are project attributes. Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1, page 4-6. Points Received: 5 of 5 Comments:

2. Question :
(TCO A) Which step of the project life cycle produces all of the project deliverables?

Student Answer: Initiating Planning Performing Closing Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1, page 9; Lecture Week 1. Points Received: 5 of 5 Comments:

3. Question :
(TCO B) For a project, the objective is usually defined in terms of which three
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B) If a project schedule is relaxed or lengthened the impact of quality could add additional costs, a change in schedule as well as a budget increase. If you have additional time in your schedule you might be able to increase scope by adding tasks and duration. With this extra time and scope you can build a higher level of quality into the project and its deliverables. If you need to cut costs to meet your budget, you might have to decrease scope by cutting tasks or reducing task durations. Instructor Explanation: See tutorial in Week 1 lecture.
a) In order to meet the increase in scope, the project manager will increase costs and/or schedule increase. The triple constraints should always be balanced.
b) The quality is increased because there is more time to perform the task in a higher quality fashion. Points Received: 30 of 30 Comments:

5. Question :
(TCO B) You are reaching the end of your graduate school program, and are planning a large party to celebrate your success! You have rented out the local forest preserve as the venue for your party. Applying your project management skills, you want to ensure you have everything planned out and you’ve asked your family and friends to be a part of your team to hold this party. At your party, you have made it clear to your team what you want to have delivered. After all, it’s your party – you can have whatever you want! Some of the key items you want

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