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In PMP exam, the candidates get 200 questions under fourteen categories – five process groups and nine knowledge groups. The process groups are Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing, whereas the knowledge groups are Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communication, Risk, and Procurement. Let us discuss some of the frequently asked questions to the aspirants of Project Management Professional.
Question: What is Project or Project Management?
Answer: See, project management is different from a project. A project is a set of work that is started to create a product or service. And Project Management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals within a specified time frame. It incorporates the application of skills, frameworks, and techniques to ensure the described tasks are done correctly.
Question: What is the main difference between certified and non-certified managers?
Answer: To achieve all of the project goals within the given constraints is the main challenge faced by the project managers. However, scope, time, quality and budget are the main constraints. The managers who are PMP certified can easily tackle the difficulties during project execution, where their non-certified peers lack.
Question: Which are the key elements of PMP Exam Syllabus?
Answer: PMP Examination Specification describes five performance domains, and those are given below:
- Initiating the project (13%)
- Planning the project (24%)
- Executing the project (31%)
- Monitoring and controlling the project (25%)
- Closing the project (7%)
Question: What is the new model of the PMP Examination Content Outline?
Answer: From July 2020, PMP Examination Content Outline will undergo a significant modification which will be based on three new performance domains – People (42%), Process (50%), and Business Environment (8%).
Question: Which are the key benefits of PMP classroom training?
- It enhances your aptitude and sets you separated
- It recognizes your Project management skills and gives more industry acceptance
- It offers you hands-on training and enables you to learn from practical examples
- It displays your capacity to handle testing ventures and provides noteworthy openings for work
- It improves your project execution skills and showcases your abilities to worldwide businesses
- It provides you with the facility of face to face interactions with industry-expert trainers
Question: What is meant by RACI?
Answer: Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Inform
Question: What is the first activity undertaken when the project manager meets with the project team?
Answer: Risk identification
Question: If a risk has an 18 percent chance of happening in a given month, and the project is expected to last four months, what is the probability that the risk event will occur in the first month of the project commencement?
Answer: 18 percent
Question: What is the Project Life Cycle?
Answer: A project life cycle involves several stages, starting from a start phase followed by an organizing phase and a closing phase. The phase changes happen named variously as phase gate, milestones, exits, or skill points. If a project is needed to be closed, it is decided at these stages based on the performance or if the need of the project has disappeared.
About the Author: Rajib Kar is a technical content developer at Multisoft. Has been working as an IT professional for a long time, he loves to write about the adaptability and recent developments of corporate training certification courses.