Project management and construction engineering quizz: Scope Management

The document that officially sanctions the project is the:
* Project Plan
* Project Charter
* Cost-Benefit analysis
* Feasibility Study
The work breakdown structure "control points" for the management of a project are the:
* Work Packages
* Milestones
* Constraints
* Activities
One of the most common reasons why projects undergo scope changes is:
* lack of funding
* Lack of resources
* the sponsor changes his/her mind
* Poorly defined statement of work and workbreakdown structures
Which of the following is (are) the benefit(s) of developing a WBS to low levels?
* less likely that something will "fall through the cracks"
* All of the available
* Better estimation of costs
* better control during execution
A work breakdown structure is:
* The sum of the products, services, and results.
* a smaller portion of the overall project
* Hierarchical decomposition of the total scope of work.
* narrative description of products, services, or results to be delivered by a project
Fill in the blanks.
Decomposition is a technique used for dividing and subdividing the project scope and project ________ into smaller, more _____________ parts.
A work breakdown structure should be created by:
* The project manager
* the project sponsor
* those who will be performing the work
* the stakeholders
"Collecting Requirements" tools and techniques typically may include:
* interviews, focus groups, group decision-making techniques, group creativity techniques
* group decision making techniques, sensitivity analysis, project manager opinions, interviews
* interviews, sensitivity analysis, PM office demands, project manager opinions
* focus groups, group creativity techniques, PM office demands, project manager opinions
Rolling wave planning is:
* detail planning of near future work, while work in the longer future is planned at a higher level
* All of the available
* is a form of progressive elaboration
* an iterative planning technique
Statement of work (SOW) is:
* a narrative description of the products, services, or results to be delivered by a project.
* a significant point or event in a project.
* a mutually binding agreement that obligates the seller to provide a specified product for payment.
* the process of gathering and organizing data about a product


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