A division manager wants to transfer a key team member off of the project. This may impact the project delivery schedule listed in the contract. What should the project manager do in this situation?
Modify the project schedule.
Submit a change request.
Discuss this situation with the customer
Discuss it with the project sponsor
A key stakeholder has validated the feasibility of an idea that will bring significant cost reduction to the company and wants to include it as part of a new project. The project manager is preparing the project charter and includes this new idea to be presented to the stakeholders. The project manager is aware that there are other competing priorities and there is a limited budget. Which skills will the project manager need to use to ensure the idea and project will move forward?
Problem solving and creativity
Planning and benchmarking
Influencing and facilitation
Analytical and emotional intelligence
During the execution phase of a project a new functional manager joins the company to replace the former functional manager. During a monthly meeting, the new functional manager expresses confusion about the data provided in the meeting and asks for weekly reports via email because this project affects their department's work significantly. After checking, the project manager finds out that the former functional manager did not receive the weekly email report. What is the cause of this problem?
The communications management plan was not properly revised
The stakeholder engagement plan was not properly created.
The former functional manager did not request to receive the report.
The new functional manager did not review the communications management plan.
A project manager just arrived in a new company department and was appointed to a new project. Management gives the project manager a short briefing and asks the project manager to write the project charter by the end of the week. What should the project manager do first?
Ask for help from peers who have more experience in this department of the company.
Schedule the kick-off meeting before the end of the week and use the minutes as the project charter
Identify the main stakeholders and schedule meetings with them to gather their expectations
Prepare the project management plan and attach it to the description of the project's objectives
A project is experiencing difficulties and the project status report is due. However, the project sponsor is on leave. What should the project manager do?
Ask team members to directly communicate the project's progress to their business contacts.
Send the status report to the project management office (PMO), and ask the PMO manager to distribute a summary.
Send the status report as planned.
Hold distribution of the status report until the project sponsor returns.
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