Main Page

What is The Project Schedule Management?

Project Schedule Management includes the processes required to manage the timely completion of the project.

What are the Project Schedule Management processes?

"6.1 Plan Schedule Management 6.2 Define Activities 6.3 Sequence Activities 6.4 Estimate Activity Durations 6.5 Develop Schedule 6.6 Control Schedule"

Main Page

What information is entered to scheduling tool?

The project-specific data, such as the activities, planned dates, durati...

The project management team selects a scheduling method, such as …

... critical path or an agile approach.

 

… planning defines a plan but acknowledges that the priorities may change and the plan needs to reflect this new knowledge.

Adaptive planning defines a plan but acknowledges that the priorities ma...

What are the 2 emerging practices for project scheduling methods?

Iterative scheduling with a backlog; On-demand scheduling

 

What is "Iterative scheduling with a backlog"?

The team selects the amount of work that can be done from the priority b...

In "Iterative scheduling with a backlog", the requirements are documented in ...

… user stories

 

What is the benefit of "Iterative scheduling with a backlog"?

The benefit of this approach is that it welcomes changes throughout the...

Give an example for "Iterative scheduling with a backlog"?

agile approach for product development

 

"On-demand scheduling" is based on …

... the theory-of constraints and pull-based scheduling concepts from le...

Give an example system where on-demand scheduling approach is used?

Give an example system where on-demand scheduling approach is used? Kanb...

 

On-demand scheduling does not rely on a schedule that was developed previously for the development of the product. True or False?

True. It pulls work from a backlog or intermediate queue of work to be d...

In "On-demand Scheduling" what is used in order to balance demand against the team’s delivery throughput?

In "On-demand Scheduling" a team’s work in progress is limited

 

What are the considerations for tailoring the way Project Schedule Management processes are applied?

Life cycle approach (adaptive/predictive); Resource availability (avalia...

What is Plan Schedule Management?

Plan Schedule Management is the process of establishing the policies, pr...

 

What are the key benefits of Plan Schedule Management?

The key benefit of this process is that it provides guidance and directi...

What are the inputs of Plan Schedule Management?

.1 Project charter .2 Project management plan • Scope management plan...

 

What are the tools & techniques of Plan Schedule Management?

.1 Expert judgment .2 Data analysis .3 Meetings

What are the outputs of Plan Schedule Management?

.1 Schedule management plan

 

Which components of Project management plan influence the "Plan Schedule Management" process?

Scope management plan; Development approach

What are the organizational process assets that can influence the Plan Schedule Management process?

Templates and forms; Monitoring and reporting tools; Historical informat...

 

On which topics expert support may require during "Plan Schedule Management" process?

Schedule development, management, and control; Scheduling methodologies...

Which data analysis technique can be used during "Plan Schedule Management" process?

Alternatives analysis can include determining which schedule methodology...

 

The schedule management plan is a component of …

… the project management plan

What is a time-boxed period?

Time-boxed periods are durations during which the team works steadily to...

 

Schedule Management Plan Includes:

• Scheduling methodology and scheduling software to be used on the proje...

What is "Define Activities" process?

Define Activities is the process of identifying and documenting the spec...

 

What are the benefits of "Define Activities" process?

The key benefit of this process is that it decomposes work packages into...

What are the inputs of "Define Activities" process?

.1 Project management plan • Schedule management plan • Scope baseline...

 

What are the tools and techniques of "Define Activities" process?

.1 Expert judgment .2 Decomposition .3 Rolling wave planning .4 Meetings

What are the outputs of "Define Activities" process?

.1 Activity list .2 Activity attributes .3 Milestone list .4 Change r...

 

While defining actvities, what information you will use from Schedule Management Plan?

The duration of waves for rolling wave planning; Schedule Methodology; t...

The project WBS, deliverables, constraints, and assumptions documented in …

… the scope baseline

 

Does "Project management information system (PMIS)" influence the "Define Activities" process?

Does "Project management information system (PMIS)" influence the "Defin...

Which organizational Process assets can influence the "Define Activities" process?

Activity lists used by previous similar projects in lessons learned rep...

 

What are used as the basis for development of the final activity list?

The WBS and WBS dictionary

Each work package within the WBS is decomposed into …

The activities

 

While dividing project sope into smaller parts, what action may help PM to get better and more accurate results?

"Involving team members in the decomposition" can lead to better and mor...

... is an iterative planning technique in which the work to be accomplished in the near term is planned in detail, while work further in the future is planned at a higher level

Rolling wave planning is an iterative planning technique in which the wo...

 

… is a form of progressive elaboration applicable to work packages, planning packages, and release planning when using an agile or waterfall approach

Rolling wave planning is a form of progressive elaboration applicable to...

For projects that use …. or …., the activity list will be updated periodically as the project progresses.

Rolling wave planning or agile techniques

 

The activity list includes ..

an activity identifier and a scope of work description for each activity

What are the activity attributes?

Unique activity identifier (ID), WBS ID, and activity label or name, act...

 

Milestones are always one day long. True or False?

False. Milestones have zero duration because they represent a significant point or event.

the progressive elaboration of deliverables into activities may reveal work that was not initially part of the project baselines. This may result in a …

the progressive elaboration of deliverables into activities may reveal work that was not initially part of the project baselines. This may result in a change request.

 

Components that may require a change request for the project management plan are …

Components that may require a change request for the project management plan are schedule baseline, cost baseline.

Creation of Work Packages is in …. Knowledge Area, while creation of activities is in ... Knowledge Area..

Creation of Work Packages is in Scope Management Knowledge Area, while creation of activities is in Schedule Management Knowledge Area..

 

What is "Sequence Activities" process?

Sequence Activities is the process of identifying and documenting relationships among the project activities.

What are the benefits of "Sequence Activities" process?

The key benefit of this process is that it defines the logical sequence of work to obtain the greatest efficiency given all project constraints.

 

What are the inputs of "Sequence Activities" process?

.1 Project management plan • Schedule management plan • Scope baseline .2 Project documents • Activity attributes • Activity list • Assumption log • Milestone list .3 Enterprise environmental factors .4 Organizational process assets

What are the inputs of "Sequence Activities" process?

.1 Precedence diagramming method .2 Dependency determination and integration .3 Leads and lags .4 Project management information system

 

What are the outputs of "Sequence Activities" process?

.1 Project schedule network diagrams .2 Project documents updates • Activity attributes • Activity list • Assumption log • Milestone list

Every activity except the … and ... should be connected to at least one predecessor and at least one successor activity with an appropriate logical relationship.

Every activity except the first and last should be connected to at least one predecessor and at least one successor activity with an appropriate logical relationship.

 

The project WBS, deliverables, constraints, and assumptions documented in …

The project WBS, deliverables, constraints, and assumptions documented in the scope baseline

The project WBS, deliverables, constraints, and assumptions documented in …

A-> B -> C : Which activity is the predecessor of Activity B? A

 

A-> B -> C : Which activity is the successor of Activity B?

A-> B -> C : Which activity is the successor of Activity B? C

Which project documents that can be considered as inputs for the "Sequence Activities" process?

Activity attributes; Activity list; Assumption log; Milestone list

 

… and ... of the activities can influence the sequencing of the activities.

Dependencies and other constraints

How milestone list document may influence the way activities are sequence?

The milestone list may have scheduled dates for specific milestones, which may influence the way activities are sequenced.

 

Are "Scheduling tools" counted in "Enterprise Environmental Factors" or "Organizational Process Assets"?

Enterprise Environmental Factors

What is the precedence diagramming method (PDM)?

The precedence diagramming method (PDM) is a technique used for constructing a schedule model in which activities are represented by nodes and are graphically linked by one or more logical relationships to show the sequence in which the activities are to be performed.

 

What is a predecessor?

A predecessor activity is an activity that logically comes before a dependent activity in a schedule.

What is a successor?

A successor activity is a dependent activity that logically comes after another activity in a schedule.

 

What is Finish-to-start (FS) relationship?

Finish-to-start (FS). A logical relationship in which a successor activity cannot start until a predecessor activity has finished.

Give an example for Finish-to-start (FS) relationship

For example, installing the operating system on a PC (successor) cannot start until the PC hardware is assembled (predecessor).

 

What is Finish-to-finish (FF) relationship?

Finish-to-finish (FF). A logical relationship in which a successor activity cannot finish until a predecessor activity has finished.

Give an example for Finish-to-finish (FF) relationship?

For example, writing a document (predecessor) is required to finish before editing the document (successor) can finish.

 

What is Start-to-start (SS) relationship?

Start-to-start (SS). A logical relationship in which a successor activity cannot start until a predecessor activity has started.

Give an example for Start-to-start (SS) relationship?

For example, level concrete (successor) cannot begin until pour foundation (predecessor) begins.

 

What is Start-to-finish (SF) relationship?

Start-to-finish (SF). A logical relationship in which a successor activity cannot finish until a predecessor activity has started.

Give an example for Start-to-finish (SF) relationship?

For example, a new accounts payable system (successor) has to start before the old accounts payable system can be shut down (predecessor).

 

In PDM, what is the most commonly used type of precedence relationship?

In PDM, what is the most commonly used type of precedence relationship?Finish-to-start (FS)

In PDM, which relationship is very rarely used?

Start-to-finish (SF)

 

In PDM, what are the inadvisable relationships?

Multiple relationships between the same activities are not recommended Closed loops are also not recommended in logical relationships.

What are the four attributes of dependencies?

Mandatory or discretionary, internal or external

 

Define "Mandatory dependencies"

Mandatory dependencies are those that are legally or contractually required or inherent in the nature of the work.

Give example for "Mandatory dependencies"

In a construction project, it is impossible to erect the superstructure until after the foundation has been built. In an electronics project, where a prototype has to be built before it can be tested

 

What are the other names used for "mandatory dependencies?"

Mandatory dependencies are sometimes referred to as hard logic or hard dependencies.

In a project, who determines which dependencies are mandatory during the process of sequencing the activities?

In a project, who determines which dependencies are mandatory during the process of sequencing the activities? The project team

 

Define "Discretionary dependencies"

Discretionary dependencies are established based on knowledge of best practices within a particular application area or some unusual aspect of the project where a specific sequence is desired, even though there may be other acceptable sequences.

Give example for "Discretionary dependencies"

For example, generally accepted best practices recommend that during construction, the electrical work should start after finishing the plumbing work. This order is not mandatory and both activities may occur at the same time (in parallel), but performing the activities in sequential order reduces the overall project risk.

 

What are the other names used for "Discretionary dependencies?"

Discretionary dependencies are sometimes referred to as preferred logic, preferential logic, or soft logic.

In a project, who determines which dependencies are Discretionary during the process of sequencing the activities?

In a project, who determines which dependencies are Discretionary during the process of sequencing the activities? The project team

 

Which dependencies are usually outside of the project team’s control?

Which dependencies are usually outside of the project team’s control? External dependencies

External dependencies involve a relationship between …

project activities and nonproject activities.

 

Give example for "External dependencies"

For example, the testing activity in a software project may be dependent on the delivery of hardware from an external source

In a project, who determines which dependencies are external during the process of sequencing the activities?

In a project, who determines which dependencies are external during the process of sequencing the activities? The project team

 

Internal dependencies involve a precedence relationship between …

Project activities which are generally inside the project team’s control.

Give example for "Internal Dependencies"

For example, if the team cannot test a machine until they assemble it, there is an internal mandatory dependency.

 

In a project, who determines which dependencies are internal during the process of sequencing the activities?

In a project, who determines which dependencies are internal during the process of sequencing the activities? The project team

What is a lead?

A lead is the amount of time a successor activity can be advanced with respect to a predecessor activity

 

Give example for a lead

on a project to construct a new office building, the landscaping could be scheduled to start 2 weeks prior to the scheduled punch list completion

What is a Lag?

A lag is the amount of time a successor activity will be delayed with respect to a predecessor activity

 

Give an example for a Lag.

A technical writing team may begin editing the draft of a large document 15 days after they begin writing it.

Who determines the dependencies that may require a lead or a lag?

The project management team

 

Activity duration estimates may include leads or lags. True or False?

False. Activity duration estimates do not include any leads or lags.

In scheduling software, which of them is represented as a negative value, Lead or Lag?

Lead. "FS-10 days lead"

 

In scheduling software, which of them is represented as a positive value, Lead or Lag?

In scheduling software, which of them is represented as a positive value, Lead or Lag? Lag. "SS+10 days lag"

Which tool is used to help plan, organize, and adjust the sequence of the activities?

Which tool is used to help plan, organize, and adjust the sequence of the activities? Scheduling software

 

What is a project schedule network diagram?

A project schedule network diagram is a graphical representation of the logical relationships, among the project schedule activities

Any unusual activity sequences within the network should be fully described within …

Any unusual activity sequences within the network should be fully described within the narrative

 

What is path convergence?

Activities that have multiple predecessor activities indicate a path convergence.

What is path divergence?

Activities that have multiple successor activities indicate a path divergence.

 

"Activity attributes" document may be updated during "Sequence Activities". Give a reason.

Defined lead and lag and logical relationships between the activities.

"Activity List" document may be updated during "Sequence Activities". Give a reason.

The activity list may be impacted by the change in relationships among the project activities during the sequencing activities

 

"Assumption Log" document may be updated during "Sequence Activities". Give a reason.

Assumptions and constraints recorded may need to be updated based on sequencing, leads and lags

"Milestone list" document may be updated during "Sequence Activities". Give a reason.

The scheduled dates for specific milestones may be impacted by changes in relationships among the project activities during the sequencing activities

 

 

Network Diagrams can be used to:

• Aid in planning, organizing and controlling. • Show interdependencies of activities. • Show workflow so the team will know the sequence. • Identify opportunities to compress the schedule.

What is "Estimate Activity Durations" process?

Estimate Activity Durations is the process of estimating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources.

 

What are the benefits of "Estimate Activity Durations" process?

The key benefit of this process is that it provides the amount of time each activity will take to complete.

What are the inputs of "Estimate Activity Durations" process?

.1 Project management plan • Schedule management plan • Scope baseline .2 Project documents • Activity attributes • Activity list • Assumption log • Lessons learned register • Milestone list • Project team assignments • Resource breakdown structure • Resource calendars • Resource requirements • Risk register .3 Enterprise environmental factors .4 Organizational process assets

 

What are the tools and techniques of "Estimate Activity Durations" process?

.1 Expert judgment .2 Analogous estimating .3 Parametric estimating .4 Three-point estimating .5 Bottom-up estimating .6 Data analysis • Alternatives analysis • Reserve analysis .7 Decision making .8 Meetings

What are the outputs of "Estimate Activity Durations" process?

.1 Duration estimates .2 Basis of estimates .3 Project documents updates • Activity attributes • Assumption log • Lessons learned register

 

Estimating activity durations uses information from …

the scope of work, required resource types or skill levels, estimated resource quantities, and resource calendars.

The duration estimate is progressively elaborated. True or False?

True. The duration estimate is progressively elaborated, and the process considers the quality and availability of the input data.

 

There is a point at which resource additions return progressively smaller increases in output. What is this law?

There is a point at which resource additions return progressively smaller increases in output. What is this law? Diminishing Returns

Increasing the number of resources to twice does not always reduce the time by half. Why?

Due to knowledge transfer, learning curve, additional coordination, and other factors involved.

 

Does motivation of staff shall be considered during activity duration estimate?

Yes, The project manager also needs to be aware of Student Syndrome -or procrastination- when people start to apply themselves only at the last possible moment before the deadline, and Parkinson’s Law where work expands to fill the time available for its completion.

Which Project Management Plan components may influence the activity effort and duration estimates?

The schedule management plan defines the method used. The scope baseline includes the WBS dictionary, which contains technical details.

 

During activity duration estimate, which Project Documents may be used?

Due to the availability of specific resources, type of resources, and resources with specific attributes. Resource calendars specify when and how long identified project resources will be available during the project.

What are the enterprise environmental factors that can influnce the Estimate Activity Durations process?

Duration estimating databases and other reference data, productivity metrics, Published commercial information, and Location of team members.

 

What are the Organizational Process Assests that can influnce the Estimate Activity Durations process?

Historical duration information, Project calendars, Estimating policies, Scheduling methodology, and Lessons learned repository.

What is Analogous Estimating?

Analogous estimating is a technique for estimating the duration or cost of an activity or a project using historical data from a similar activity or project.

 

Analogous duration estimating is frequently used to when …

There is a limited amount of detailed information about the project

What are the advantages of Analogous Estimating?

less costly and less time-consuming than other techniques

 

What are the disadvantages of Analogous Estimating?

It is less accurate than other techniques

What is Parametric Estimating?

Parametric estimating is an estimating technique in which an algorithm is used to calculate cost or duration based on historical data and project parameters

 

Analogous duration estimating is frequently used to when …

a statistical relationship between historical data and other variables (e.g., square footage in construction) to calculate an estimate for activity parameters, such as cost, budget, and duration.

What are the advantages of Analogous Estimating?

This technique can produce higher levels of accuracy depending on the sophistication and underlying data built into the model.

 

 

What is Three-Point Estimating?

Making 3 different estimations for worst-case, best-case and most-likely scenarios and calculating a new expected duration(tE) depending on these 3 estimates

What is Most Likely estimate?

Estimating duration based on the resources likely to be assigned, their productivity, realistic expectations of availability for the activity, dependencies, and interruptions.

 

What are Optimistic / Pessimistic estimates?

The activity duration based on analysis of the best-case and worst-case scenarios.

When is Triangular distribution used and what is the formula?

Triangular distribution is used when there is insufficient historical data or when using judgmental data. The formula of triangular distribution: tE = (tO + tM + tP) / 3

 

What is Bottom-Up Estimating?

Bottom-up estimating is a method of estimating project duration or cost by aggregating the estimates of the lower-level components of the WBS.

 

Give examples why you may use "Alternatives Analysis" durin "Estimate Activity Duration" process.

to compare various levels of resource capability or skills; scheduling compression techniques; different tools (manual versus automated); and make, rent, or buy decisions regarding the resources.

What is Reserve Analysis?

Reserve analysis is used to determine the amount of contingency and management reserve needed for the project.

 

What is Contingency reserves?

Contingency reserves are the time reserves or buffers for identified risks that are accepted

What is Management reserves?

Management reserves are extra funds for risks or unforeseen works within the scope.

 

What is fist of five voting method?

In this voting technique, the project manager asks the team to show their level of support for a decision by holding up a closed fist (indicating no support) up to five fingers (indicating full support).

In "fist of five" technique, what happens if a team member holds up fewer than three fingers?

If a team member holds up fewer than three fingers, the team member is given the opportunity to discuss any objections with the team.

 

In Scrum, in which meeting task level estimations are made?

In Scrum, in which meeting task level estimations are made? Sprint Planning Meeting

Duration estimates may include any lags. True or False?

False. Duration estimates do not include any lags

 

Before duration estimation, if there are ambiguities or unclear points about an activity, estimation will have …

Padding. Pad is extra time or cost added to an estimate because the estimator doesn’t have sufficient information about the activity.

If there is a need for a pad, it should be addressed through …

If there is a need for a pad, it should be addressed through management

 

What is the other name for Three Point Estimating?

What is the other name for Three Point Estimating? PERT Analysis

In Pert Analysis, what is Beta distribution formula?

tE: Estimated Time; tO: Optimistic; tM: Most Likely; tP: Pessimistic tE = (tO + 4tM + tP) / 6

 

In Pert Analysis, what is Activity Standard Deviation formula?

Activity Standard Deviation: tE: Estimated Time; tO: Optimistic; tM: Most Likely; tP: Pessimistic tE = (tP - tO) / 6

In Pert Analysis, what is Activity Variance formula?

Activity Variance: tE: Estimated Time; tO: Optimistic; tM: Most Likely; tP: Pessimistic tE = ((tP - tO) / 6)2

 

Estimations can be given in a range. How you can calculate this range?

Estimated Activity Duration (EAD) +/- Standard Deviation (SD) EAD - SD start of range EAD + SD end of range

What is "Develop Schedule" process?

Develop Schedule is the process of analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create a schedule model for project execution and monitoring and controlling

 

What are the benefits of "Develop Schedule" process?

The key benefit of this process is that it generates a schedule model with planned dates for completing project activities

What are the inputs of "Develop Schedule" process?

.1 Project management plan .2 Project documents .3 Agreements .4 Enterprise environmental factors .5 Organizational process assets

 

What are the tools and techniques of "Develop Schedule" process?

.1 Schedule network analysis .2 Critical path method .3 Resource optimization .4 Data analysis • What-if scenario analysis • Simulation .5 Leads and lags .6 Schedule compression .7 Project management information system .8 Agile release planning

What are the outputs of "Develop Schedule" process?

.1 Schedule baseline .2 Project schedule .3 Schedule data .4 Project calendars .5 Change requests .6 Project management plan updates .7 Project documents updates

 

Which project documents are updated during "Develop Schedule" process?

• Activity attributes • Assumption log • Duration estimates • Lessons learned register • Resource requirements • Risk register

Developing an acceptable project schedule is based on the best available information, so it is an … process.

Developing an acceptable project schedule is based on the best available information, so it is an iterative process.

 

Who confirms that the start and finish dates present no conflict with resource calendars or assigned activities on other projects or tasks and thus are still valid?

Who confirms that the start and finish dates present no conflict with resource calendars or assigned activities on other projects or tasks and thus are still valid? The staff

What is Schedule network analysis?

Schedule network analysis is the overarching technique used to generate the project schedule model. It employs several other techniques such as critical path method, resource optimization techniques, etc.

 

What are the organizational process assets that can influence the Develop Schedule process?

Scheduling methodology, Project Calendars

What is the critical path?

The critical path is the sequence of activities that represents the longest path through a project, which determines the shortest possible project duration.

 

The critical path method is used to …

The critical path method is used to calculate the critical path(s) and the amount of total and free float or schedule flexibility

Estimates are time based; schedule is …. based

Schedule is calendar based (e.g. activity A will be performed between 13-15 February by Jane).

 

Resource optimization is used to …

Resource optimization is used to adjust the start and finish dates of activities to adjust planned resource use to be equal to or less than resource availability.

What is Resource leveling?

A technique in which start and finish dates are adjusted based on resource constraints with the goal of balancing the demand for resources with the available supply

 

When is Resource leveling technique is applicable?

Resource leveling can be used when shared or critically required resources are available only at certain times or in limited quantities

What is Resource smoothing?

A technique that adjusts the activities of a schedule model such that the requirements for resources on the project do not exceed certain predefined resource limits

 

Which resource optimization technique often cause the critical path to change?

Which resource optimization technique often cause the critical path to change? Resource Leveling

In order to develop schedule which documents are needed?

Project scope statement; Activity list; Network diagram; Activity duration estimates; Activity resource requirements; Resource calendars; A company calendar

 

When does Schedule network analysis start?

Once the schedule is complete

What is Near Critical Path?

Near Critical Path: Closest path to critical path in terms of duration

 

What is Total Float?

Total Float: Amount of time an activity can be delayed without delaying the project end date or an intermediary milestone.

What is Free Float?

Free Float: Amount of time an activity can be delayed without delaying the early start date.

 

What is Project Float?

Project Float: Amount of time an activity can be delayed without delaying externally imposed project completion date.

What is Float(Slack) formula?

• Float = Late Start – Early Start (LS – ES) • Float = Late Finish – Early Finish (LF – EF)

 

The critical Path activities should have X float? What is X?

0 (Zero).. Critical path activities should have “0” float !!!

Critical path of the project can change over time. True or False?

Critical path of the project can change over time. True or False? True

 

There can be negative float, it means schedule is …

There can be negative float, it means schedule is behind than the planned.

Having several critical paths or having several near critical paths mean …

project has high risk

 

What is Schedule Compression?

Objective of schedule compression is to try to compress the schedule without changing project scope

What is Fast Tracking?

It is Schedule Compression method, doing critical path activities in parallel instead of series. It increases coordination efforts and increases risk

 

What is the disadvantages of Fast tracking nethod?

Increases more risk, rework and requires more attention

What is Crashing method?

Cost vs schedule tradeoffs to determine how to compress schedule. E.g. putting extra resource for one activity (shortens time, increases cost)

 

If you are behind schedule, follow the steps below:

1. Check risks and re-estimate 2. Fast-track the project 3. Crash the project 4. Reduce scope 5. Cut quality

What is Monte Carlo Analysis?

Monte Carlo analysis is the most common simulation technique, in which risks and other sources of uncertainty are used to calculate possible schedule outcomes for the total project.

 

You need to get the Probability Distribution of a Project Finish Date. What data analysis technique would you use?

You need to get the Probability Distribution of a Project Finish Date. What data analysis technique would you use? Monte Carlo analysis

What is Agile Release Planning?

Agile release planning provides a high-level summary timeline of the release schedule (typically 3 to 6 months) based on the product roadmap and the product vision for the product’s evolution.

 

What is the project schedule?

The project schedule is an output of a schedule model that presents linked activities with planned dates, durations, milestones, and resources

What is Gantt charts(Bar charts)?

Bar charts represent schedule information where activities are listed on the vertical axis, dates are shown on the horizontal axis, and activity durations are shown as horizontal bars placed according to start and finish dates

 

What is "Control Schedule" process?

Control Schedule is the process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project schedule and managing changes to the schedule baseline.

What are the benefits of "Control Schedule" process?

The key benefit of this process is that the schedule baseline is maintained throughout the project.

 

What are the inputs of "Control Schedule" process?

.1 Project management plan .2 Project documents .3 Work performance data .4 Organizational process assets

What are the tools and techniques of "Control Schedule" process?

.1 Data analysis .2 Critical path method .3 Project management information system .4 Resource optimization .5 Leads and lags .6 Schedule compression

 

What are the outputs of "Control Schedule" process?

.1 Work performance information .2 Schedule forecasts .3 Change requests .4 Project management plan updates .5 Project documents updates

"Influencing the factors that create schedule changes" is related with which process?

"Influencing the factors that create schedule changes" is related with which process? Control Schedule

 

"Determining the current status of the project schedule" is related with which process?

"Determining the current status of the project schedule" is related with which process? Control Schedule

"Reconsidering necessary schedule reserves" is related with which process?

"Reconsidering necessary schedule reserves" is related with which process? Control Schedule

 

"Managing the actual changes as they occur" is related with which process?

"Managing the actual changes as they occur" is related with which process? Control Schedule

Who must measure against the plan and control the project?

Who must measure against the plan and control the project? Project Manager

 

You need to track the work that remains to be completed in the iteration backlog. What technique would you use?

You need to track the work that remains to be completed in the iteration backlog. What technique would you use? Iteration Burndown Chart

Which project documents are updated during "Control Schedule" process?

Assumption log; Basis of estimates; Lessons learned register; Project schedule; Resource calendars; Risk register; Schedule data