MGMT 404 Week 7 Quiz (Version 2)

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  1.  (TCO 4) An example of parametric estimating would be: (Points : 5)
  2.  (TCO 6) You are the project manager of a major IT project in Italy. You review your earned value report and you see that your SPI is .68. What does this mean to you? (Points : 5)
  3.  (TCO 4) Which of the below is an example of an indirect cost to a project? (Points : 5)
  4.  (TCO 7) Which of the following is an example of a formal verbal form of communication? (Points : 5)
  5.  (TCO 8) What document provides the project manager with information as to whom must be consulted and informed of the completion of a particular project activity? (Points : 5)
  6.  (TCO 8) You are the project manager of a large, virtual financial project. You want to improve the functioning of the project team. Which of the techniques below would not likely improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project team? (Points : 5)
  7.  (TCO 9) Stand-up meetings in agile project management do all of the following except which? (Points: 5)
  8.  (TCO 6) To control your project, you decide to use milestone analysis. Which of the below is not a benefit of using milestone analysis to control a project? (Points : 5)


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  1.  (TCO 4) Compare and contrast parametric and bottom-up estimating techniques. {Points : 20)
  2.  (TCO 6) You are comparing two projects. Using the data below, calculate the CV, SV, SPI, and CPI. Second, use the values to provide the status of each project. All values are in dollars.
  3.  (TCOs 4 and 6) What is resource leveling on a project and what are its objectives? (Points : 20)
  4.  (TCO 8) Compare and contrast Tuckman’s five stages in group formation to the punctuated equilibrium model of group formation. (Points : 20)
  5.  (TCO 9) Agile project teams are typically co-located. Why is this so important to an agile project and what does it facilitate on an agile project? (Points : 20)