Foundation Question 2

Question 1 of 75

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Which is a recommenced quality review team role?

Select one of the following:

  • Senior User

  • Presenter

  • Project Support

  • Project Assurance

Question 2 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Communication Management Strategy?

Select one of the following:

  • Identify how and by whom the project's products will be controlled and protected

  • Define the method of communication between the project and its stakeholders

  • Define the structure of responsibilities and accountabilities in support of effective decision making in a project

  • Identify the communication required from the Team Manager(s) to the Project Board

Question 3 of 75

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence.
Any requests for change, which require Project Board approval,should be recorded in the [?] and monitored by the Project Manager

Select one of the following:

  • Product Description

  • Issue Register

  • Configuration Item Record

  • Quality Register

Question 4 of 75

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If a product fails its quality check, what product should always be updated?

Select one of the following:

  • Risk Register

  • Issue Register

  • Quality Register

  • Lessons Log

Question 5 of 75

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In what product should the Project Manager enter the details of issues that are resolved without using the formal issue and the change control procedure?

Select one of the following:

  • Stage Plan

  • Daily Log

  • Configuration Item Record

  • Checkpoint Report

Question 6 of 75

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Which of the PRINCE2 principles uses tolerances to establish the limits of delegated authority?

Select one of the following:

  • Manage by Stages

  • Tailor to suit the project environment

  • Focus on products

  • Manage by exception

Question 7 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Starting up a Project process?

Select one of the following:

  • Ensuring that the prerequisites for initiating the project are in place.

  • Establishing that the Project Plan can meet the required target dates.

  • Creating the Project Initiation Documentation so the project can be initiated.

  • Confirming to corporate or programme management that quality expectations will be met.

Question 8 of 75

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When should the project management team be reviewed?

Select one of the following:

  • As and when new stakeholders are identified

  • When planning a quality review

  • When planning the next stage

  • During product creation

Question 9 of 75

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Which is NOT responsibility of the Project Board?

Select one of the following:

  • Allocate tolerances to specialist teams

  • Transfer ownership of the Benefits Review Plan to corporate or programme management

  • Approve the Project Product Description

  • Confirm the required frequency of highlight reports.

Question 10 of 75

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Who sets the project tolerances?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Board

  • Corporate / programme management

  • Executive

  • Project Manager

Question 11 of 75

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PRINCE2 plans are carefully designed to meet the needs of the different levels in the project organisation. Why is this a benefit?

Select one of the following:

  • Ensures stakeholders are properly represented

  • Improves communication and control

  • Ensures that one plan will meet eve

  • Reduces the levels of management required in the project organisation

Question 12 of 75

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What levels of plan are recommended by PRINCE2?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Plan

  • Project Plan and Stage Plan

  • Project Plan, Stage Plan and Team Plan

  • Project Plan, Stage Plan, Team Plan and Exception Plan

Question 13 of 75

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Which one of the following are described in a Product Description?
1. The component parts of the product
2. The products that are derived from this product
3. The skills needed to create the product
4. The method required to check the product

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 14 of 75

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Which of the following is funded from a change budget?

Select one of the following:

  • All changes to base-line costs of the project

  • Increased tolerance required by the Project Manager to complete a stage

  • Changes to approved base-lined products

  • The correction of an off-specification

Question 15 of 75

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What is risk appetite?

Select one of the following:

  • Part of the project budget, used to pay for any additional activities required to manage risks

  • The funds the Project Board is willing to spend on the management of risk

  • Permissible deviation from planned expenditure without the need to escalate to the next higher authority.

  • An organisation's attitude towards risk-taking

Question 16 of 75

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Which role represents the 'delivering' level on the project management team?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Board

  • Project Manager

  • Team Manager

  • Project Support

Question 17 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Benefit Review Plan?

Select one of the following:

  • Document the justification for the undertaking of a project.

  • Describe only residual benefits and those that could not be achieved during the lifecycle of the project

  • Provide a schedule for measuring the achievement of benefits

  • Provide the reasons for the project, for entry into the Business Case

Question 18 of 75

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Which is the purpose of the Configuration Item Record?

Select one of the following:

  • Provide a summary of the status of all products at any one time

  • Provide any details of important links between Configuration Item

  • Support the creation of the project product breakdown structure

  • Include an analysis of an issue or risk which caused the product to change

Question 19 of 75

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Which is NOT a purpose of the Controlling a Stage process?

Select one of the following:

  • Take corrective actions to control deviations from the Stage Plan

  • Recommend the tolerances for the next stage

  • Report progress to the Project Board

  • Assign work to be done

Question 20 of 75

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Which is a true statement regarding stages?

Select one of the following:

  • A project can be scheduled without management stages

  • There can be several management stages within a technical stage

  • Several management stages can be scheduled to run concurrently

  • Technical stages and management stages should always end together

Question 21 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Risk Management Strategy?

Select one of the following:

  • Defines the techniques to be used when assessing project risks

  • Summarizes exposure to strategic, programme, project and operational risks

  • Recommends responses for each of the project risks

  • Identifies suitable risk owners for each of the projects risks

Question 22 of 75

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Which role can the Project Manager also perform?

Select one of the following:

  • Executive

  • Project Assurance

  • Change Authority

  • Senior User

Question 23 of 75

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What are the three recommended types of issue?

Select one of the following:

  • Off-specification, request for change and concession

  • Off-specification, request for change and problem/concern

  • Request for change, problem/ concern and Issue Report

  • Request for change, Issue Report and Risk

Question 24 of 75

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Which of the following is established within the Initiating a Project Process?

Select one of the following:

  • The various ways in which the project can be delivered

  • Those who require project information have been identified

  • All of the information to develop the Project Brief is available

  • Any constraints which could affect the project have been removed

Question 25 of 75

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What term is used to describe when a risk might occur?

Select one of the following:

  • Impact

  • Proximity

  • Probability

  • Evaluate

Question 26 of 75

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Within what process are Team Plans produced?

Select one of the following:

  • Initiating a Project

  • Controlling a Stage

  • Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Managing Product Delivery

Question 27 of 75

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Identify the missing words in the following sentence.
If a Project Manager has the appropriate specialist skills and knowledge, they may also perform the role of [?] on the project.

Select one of the following:

  • Senior Supplier(s)

  • Team Manager(s)

  • Project Assurance

  • Senior User(s)

Question 28 of 75

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Which statement is true for project stakeholders?

Select one of the following:

  • Some have decision-making authority within the project environment

  • All are external to the corporate organisation

  • All are internal to the project management team structure

  • None have decision-making authority within the project environement

Question 29 of 75

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Which of the following is funded from a risk budget?

Select one of the following:

  • Potential changes that may be required as the project progresses

  • Shortfall in estimating the development costs of the project's products

  • Additional activities to reduce, avoid, fall-back, transfer, share or enhance project risks

  • Production of a Risk Management Strategy

Question 30 of 75

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Which is NOT an objective of the Controlling a Stage process?

Select one of the following:

  • Produce the Stage Plan for the next stage

  • Focus attention on delivery of the stage's products

  • Escalate threats to tolerances

  • Keep issues and risks under control

Question 31 of 75

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Which of the following describes an output?

Select one of the following:

  • Any of the project's specialist products

  • The result of the change derived from using the project's products

  • The measurable improvement resulting from an outcome

  • A negative outcome

Question 32 of 75

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What is a purpose of the Quality theme?

Select one of the following:

  • Defines the way in which the project will ensure that all products of the project are fit for purpose.

  • Define the procedures and responsibilities for the creation , maintenance and control of the project products.

  • Establish mechanisms to judge whether the project remains desirable and achievable

  • Enable the assessment of continuing project viability

Question 33 of 75

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Which factor should influence the length of a management stage?

Select one of the following:

  • Frequency of Highlight Reports

  • The level of project risk

  • Availability of the Project Board

  • Requirement of a specialist team for an element of the development work

Question 34 of 75

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After the first stage, when are the Stage Plans for further stages produced?

Select one of the following:

  • Near to the end of the current stage

  • After the completion of the current stage

  • When creating the Project Plan

  • At the start of the initiation stage

Question 35 of 75

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What is a risk cause?

Select one of the following:

  • Negative consequence of a threat occurring

  • Explanation of the uncertainty which, should it occur, would create a problem

  • Positive consequence of an exploited opportunity

  • A known situation which creates uncertainty

Question 36 of 75

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Which product is a time driven control?

Select one of the following:

  • End Stage Report

  • Exception Report

  • Checkpoint Report

  • Lessons report

Question 37 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Project Product Description?

Select one of the following:

  • Define the quality checks that will be used for the project's products.

  • Explain what the project must handover to achieve customer acceptance

  • Confirm the delivery time-scales for the project's products

  • Document the Project Manager's responsibilities for delivering the project's products

Question 38 of 75

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Which is a Purpose of the Change Authority?

Select one of the following:

  • Determine the change budget for a project

  • Assess the impact of all requests for change

  • Reduce the number of requests for change that need to be escalated to the Project Board

  • Allow the Project Board to delegate the approval of all risks and Issue Reports

Question 39 of 75

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To which role does the Team Manager Report an exception situation?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Project Board

  • Project Assurance

  • Project Support

Question 40 of 75

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What is the first step within a recommended risk management procedure?

Select one of the following:

  • Assess

  • Identify

  • Implement

  • Plan

Question 41 of 75

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Which is the one of the six aspects of project performance that needs to be managed?

Select one of the following:

  • Customers

  • People

  • Benefits

  • Processes

Question 42 of 75

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Which is a purpose of a Business Case theme?

Select one of the following:

  • Establish mechanisms to monitor and compare actual achievements against those planned

  • Establish methods to judge whether the ongoing project is justified

  • Assess and control uncertain events or situations

  • Describe how, when and at what cost products can be delivered

Question 43 of 75

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What role is the responsible for creating a Team Plan in the Managing Product Delivery process?

Select one of the following:

  • Project Manager

  • Team Manager

  • Project Support

  • Senior User

Question 44 of 75

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The incorporation of the primary stakeholders on the project management team supports what principle?

Select one of the following:

  • Continued Business Justification

  • Defined Roles and Responsibilites

  • Manage by Stages

  • Learn from experience

Question 45 of 75

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The incorporation of the primary stakeholders on the project management team supports what principle?

Select one of the following:

  • Continued Business Justification

  • Defined Roles and Responsibilites

  • Manage by Stages

  • Learn from experience

Question 46 of 75

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Which describe s risk appetite?

Select one of the following:

  • An organisation's attitude towards risk-taking

  • Probable effect on the project delivering its objectives

  • Probable time-frame within which a risk may occur

  • Level of risk exposure that, when exceed, triggers an exception

Question 47 of 75

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Identify the missing word in the following sentence.
If the Project Manager needs to be know the results of a quality review, the [?] will provide a summary together with the date of any follow-up meeting.

Select one of the following:

  • Stage Plan

  • Issue Register

  • Daily Log

  • Quality Register

Question 48 of 75

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How is the Project Initiation Documentation used during the Closing a Project Process?

Select one of the following:

  • As the basis for comparing the original aim of the project against what was actually achieved

  • Provides the controls for the final stage of the project

  • Updated to include relevant lessons from previous projects

  • Provides the Project Product Description for approval by the Project Board

Question 49 of 75

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What role agrees the techniques, products and constraints for a Work Package with the Project Manager.

Select one of the following:

  • Executive

  • Project Assurance

  • Senior Supplier

  • Team Manager

Question 50 of 75

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Identify the missing word in the following sentence?
PRINCE2 recommends three levels of [?] to reflect the needs of the different levels of management involved in a project,

Select one of the following:

  • product

  • activity

  • plan

  • benefit

Question 51 of 75

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Which is a purpose of a Configuration Item Record?

Select one of the following:

  • Record quality issues found in quality test of the product.

  • Explain which procedure should be used for updating the Configuration Item Records of products completed in the stage

  • Explain which procedure should be used for transferring completed products into the operational and maintenance environment

  • Record the development status of a product in a completed Work Package

Question 52 of 75

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When authorizing a stage, in which product would the Project Board look for an explanation of any deviations from the approved plans that are within tolerance?

Select one of the following:

  • Lessons Report

  • End Stage Report

  • Benefit Review Plan

  • Project Initiation Documentation

Question 53 of 75

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Which of the following are a purpose of the Benefits Review Plan?
1. Define how a measurement of the achievement of the Project's benefits can be made
2. Define what benefit assessment need to be undertaken
3. Define the project, in order to form the basis for its management and an assessment of its overall success
4. Define the activities required to measure the expected project's benefits

Select one of the following:

  • 1,2,3

  • 1,2,4

  • 1,3,4

  • 2,3,4

Question 54 of 75

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Which is a purpose of the Organisation theme?

Select one of the following:

  • Define the total resource requirement of the project

  • Capture the project acceptance criteria

  • Define the responsibilities for managing teams

  • Establish mechanisms to judge whether the project is desirable and achievable

Question 55 of 75

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Which is a purpose of a Project Brief?

Select one of the following:

  • Define how and when a measurement of the achievement of the project's benefits can be made

  • Define any lessons from previous projects and how they may affect this project

  • Communicate the quality techniques and standards to be applied to achieve the required quality levels

  • Provide sufficient information for the decision on whether to initiate the project

Question 56 of 75

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Which is a purpose of a Risk Management Strategy?

Select one of the following:

  • Communicate how risk management will be implemented throughout the corporate organisation

  • Capture and maintain information on all identified risks relating to the project

  • Document specific actions for responding to risk

  • Describe the procedures and techniques for managing project risks

Question 57 of 75

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Which is not a purpose of the plans theme?

Select one of the following:

  • Facilitate communication

  • Establish the project's structure of accountability

  • Define the means of delivering the products

  • Ensure targets are achievable

Question 58 of 75

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Which a purpose of the Directing a Project process?

Select one of the following:

  • Enables the Project Board to exercise overall control of a project

  • Prepare a solid foundation for the project

  • Establish the prerequisites for the initiation of a project

  • Assign Work Packages

Question 59 of 75

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Which takes place within the Managing a Stage Boundary process?

Select one of the following:

  • Periodic review of progress against the Stage Plan

  • Obtain approvals for all completed products

  • Escalation of Issue Reports created during the current stage

  • Review of the business justification for the project

Question 60 of 75

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Which is a type of Issue?

Select one of the following:

  • Problem/concern

  • Follow-on action recommendation

  • Exception Report

  • Identified Threat

Question 61 of 75

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Which is a characteristic of a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Low risk

  • Avoids stresses and strains between organisations

  • Business as usual

  • Cross-functional

Question 62 of 75

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Which is NOT a recommended response type to respond to a threat?

Select one of the following:

  • Avoid

  • Reject

  • Share

  • Transfer

Question 63 of 75

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Which is an objective of the Managing a Stage Boundary process?

Select one of the following:

  • Request authorisation to start the next stage

  • Ensure that all threats and opportunities for the current stage have been closed

  • Make certain that work on products allocated to the team for the next stage is authorised and agreed

  • Implement actions to resolve tolerance deviations from the Stage Plan

Question 64 of 75

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In what process are the project's risk management techniques and standards defined?

Select one of the following:

  • Starting up a Project

  • Directing a Project

  • Initiating a Project

  • Managing Product Delivery

Question 65 of 75

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Which is a purpose of a Daily Log?

Select one of the following:

  • Record the products and activities planned for the stage

  • Record informal issues

  • Record and track the status of all products produced during a stage

  • Update the Project Board on the progress of a stage

Question 66 of 75

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Which is an objective of the quality review technique?

Select one of the following:

  • Determine whether a product has been created

  • Agree the quality method that will be applied to a product

  • Formulate ideas on how the product will be developed

  • Provide consultation with a range of interested parties on a product's fitness for purpose

Question 67 of 75

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When does the Directing a Project process start?

Select one of the following:

  • On completion of the Starting up a Project process

  • On completion of the Initiating a Project process

  • When the Starting up a Project process commences

  • After the project has been authorised

Question 68 of 75

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What plan is mandatory?

Select one of the following:

  • Team Plan

  • Exception Plan

  • Project Plan

  • Programme Plan

Question 69 of 75

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On which environment is PRINCE2 based?

Select one of the following:

  • Information technology

  • Customer/Supplier

  • Procurement

  • Programmes

Question 70 of 75

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Which theme assesses and controls uncertainty within a project?

Select one of the following:

  • Progress

  • Risk

  • Change

  • Plans

Question 71 of 75

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Which of the following is funded from a change budget?

Select one of the following:

  • Fallback

  • Request for change

  • Action to reduced a threat

  • Change Authority

Question 72 of 75

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Which is an aim of the Starting up a Project Process?

Select one of the following:

  • Understand how and when the project's products will be delivered and at what cost

  • Ensure that there is authority to deliver the project's products

  • Do the minimum necessary in order to decide whether it is worthwhile to even initiate the project

  • Create the set of management products required to control the project

Question 73 of 75

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Which is a responsibility of the Project Manager?

Select one of the following:

  • Delegating responsibility for changes to the Change Authority

  • Documenting the Communication Management Strategy

  • Approving Stage Tolerances

  • Approving the customer's quality expectation

Question 74 of 75

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Which is NOT a factor to consider when defining management stages?

Select one of the following:

  • How long the project is

  • When Team Managers are available

  • Approving the customer's quality expectation

  • The amount of risk within the project

Question 75 of 75

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What process ensures that plans for achieving the expected benefits are managed and reviewed.

Select one of the following:

  • Managing Product Delivery

  • Initiating a Project

  • Directing a Project

  • Starting up a Project

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