Which is a recommenced quality review team role?
Which is a purpose of the Communication Management Strategy?
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
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
Configuration Item Record
If a product fails its quality check, what product should always be updated?
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?
Which of the PRINCE2 principles uses tolerances to establish the limits of delegated authority?
Manage by Stages
Tailor to suit the project environment
Focus on products
Manage by exception
Which is a purpose of the Starting up a Project process?
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.
When should the project management team be reviewed?
As and when new stakeholders are identified
When planning a quality review
When planning the next stage
During product creation
Which is NOT responsibility of the Project Board?
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.
Who sets the project tolerances?
Corporate / programme management
PRINCE2 plans are carefully designed to meet the needs of the different levels in the project organisation. Why is this a benefit?
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
What levels of plan are recommended by PRINCE2?
Project Plan and Stage Plan
Project Plan, Stage Plan and Team Plan
Project Plan, Stage Plan, Team Plan and Exception Plan
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
Which of the following is funded from a change budget?
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
What is risk appetite?
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
Which role represents the 'delivering' level on the project management team?
Which is a purpose of the Benefit Review Plan?
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
Which is the purpose of the Configuration Item Record?
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
Which is NOT a purpose of the Controlling a Stage process?
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
Which is a true statement regarding stages?
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
Which is a purpose of the Risk Management Strategy?
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
Which role can the Project Manager also perform?
What are the three recommended types of issue?
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
Which of the following is established within the Initiating a Project Process?
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
What term is used to describe when a risk might occur?
Within what process are Team Plans produced?
Initiating a Project
Controlling a Stage
Managing a Stage Boundary
Managing Product Delivery
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.
Which statement is true for project stakeholders?
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
Which of the following is funded from a risk budget?
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
Which is NOT an objective of the Controlling a Stage process?
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
Which of the following describes an output?
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
What is a purpose of the Quality theme?
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
Which factor should influence the length of a management stage?
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
After the first stage, when are the Stage Plans for further stages produced?
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
What is a risk cause?
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
Which product is a time driven control?
End Stage Report
Which is a purpose of the Project Product Description?
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
Which is a Purpose of the Change Authority?
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
To which role does the Team Manager Report an exception situation?
What is the first step within a recommended risk management procedure?
Which is the one of the six aspects of project performance that needs to be managed?
Which is a purpose of a Business Case theme?
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
What role is the responsible for creating a Team Plan in the Managing Product Delivery process?
The incorporation of the primary stakeholders on the project management team supports what principle?
Continued Business Justification
Defined Roles and Responsibilites
Learn from experience
Which describe s risk appetite?
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
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.
How is the Project Initiation Documentation used during the Closing a Project Process?
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
What role agrees the techniques, products and constraints for a Work Package with the Project Manager.
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,
Which is a purpose of a Configuration Item Record?
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
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?
Benefit Review Plan
Project Initiation Documentation
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
Which is a purpose of the Organisation theme?
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
Which is a purpose of a Project Brief?
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
Which is a purpose of a Risk Management Strategy?
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
Which is not a purpose of the plans theme?
Establish the project's structure of accountability
Define the means of delivering the products
Ensure targets are achievable
Which a purpose of the Directing a Project process?
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
Which takes place within the Managing a Stage Boundary process?
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
Which is a type of Issue?
Follow-on action recommendation
Which is a characteristic of a project?
Avoids stresses and strains between organisations
Business as usual
Which is NOT a recommended response type to respond to a threat?
Which is an objective of the Managing a Stage Boundary process?
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
In what process are the project's risk management techniques and standards defined?
Starting up a Project
Directing a Project
Which is a purpose of a Daily Log?
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
Which is an objective of the quality review technique?
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
When does the Directing a Project process start?
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
What plan is mandatory?
On which environment is PRINCE2 based?
Which theme assesses and controls uncertainty within a project?
Request for change
Action to reduced a threat
Which is an aim of the Starting up a Project Process?
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
Which is a responsibility of the Project Manager?
Delegating responsibility for changes to the Change Authority
Documenting the Communication Management Strategy
Approving Stage Tolerances
Approving the customer's quality expectation
Which is NOT a factor to consider when defining management stages?
How long the project is
When Team Managers are available
The amount of risk within the project
What process ensures that plans for achieving the expected benefits are managed and reviewed.
Directing a Project