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02 - Project Management

 1. A project is a unique, transient endeavour, undertaken to achieve planned __________, which could be defined in terms of outputs, outcomes or benefits.
Do watch the video to gain an insight into the importance of project 
management

  users

  objectives

  designs

  code

 2. Project management is the application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the project objectives.

  False

  True

 3. Project management is the process of controlling the implementation of new initiatives, involving a number of activities and…..
The following video explains some of Google's latest projects. 
Think about the steps needed to make these projects successful.

  people

  budgets

  deadlines

  all of these options

 4. Good project management is essential to ensure …

  that everyone has a clear set of objectives and timescales

  all of these options

  that the project itself is feasible and can be achieved (this prevents huge losses)

  plans are being followed and deadlines are being met

 5. Which of the following are essential skills for a project manager?
Planning Skills
Communication
Negotiation
Leadership
Time Management
Risk Management
Team Management

  None of the above

  All of the above

  2 and 5

  1 and 2

 6. Bugs or flaws are inevitable in an IT project. The longer you wait to perform _______ however, the later you will find faults and the more likely they are to derail your project.

  designing

  analysing

  evaluating

  testing

 7. The _____________study is crucial in a project. The acronym TELOS refers to the five areas of_____________ - Technical, Economic, Legal, Operational and Scheduling.

  benchability

  marketability

  feasibility

  markability

 8. Which of the following are reasons that big projects fail catastrophically?
The following video explains the huge costs that can be caused by getting 
a project wrong.

  Insufficient communication

  All of these options

  Lack of user testing and failure to address feedback

  No plan or timeline

 9. An important question for a project manager to ask themselves, to ensure the success of the project, is:

  How much will I get paid?

  How can I complete the project without any testing?

  How will I measure success?

  How can I do this without the end user being involved?

 10. The project schedule is defined first by the working hours of the project, any project milestones and ultimately a project deadline.

  False

  True