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  1. What is Ability to Develop People?
    People working in a project gain experience and learn something new from each project. a project ...
  2. What is Ability to Handle Stress?
    Although a project is planned beforehand, it is likely to get behind schedule due to many ...
  3. What is Acceptance Sampling?
    Quality control has become an important part within an organization. the products produced by an organization ...
  4. What is Accessibility?
    A project manager is responsible to carry out a project effectively, efficiently, and successfully. there are ...
  5. What is Accommodating or Smoothing?
    A project manager is responsible to handle conflict among the project team members. as team members ...
  6. What is Accountability?
    Restructuring is a term used when an organization wishes to change its structure at any point ...
  7. What is Activity Attributes?
    After the scope of the project is defined, it is necessary to divide the overall statement ...
  8. What is Activity in the Box?
    In the planning phase of a project, all the activities and tasks are listed and organized ...
  9. What is Activity on Arrow?
    The planning phase of a project involves listing and organizing all the project related activities in ...
  10. What is Activity?
    In the process of planning a project, the first step is to identify the activities associated ...
  11. What is Actual Cost?
    It is important to monitor if the actual work performed is according to the plan. in ...
  12. What are Administrative Skills?
    Administrative skills include the skill of understanding the planning, budgeting, staffing etc. it also includes the ...
  13. What is Advertising?
    To conduct procurement, the communication between the buyer and the prospective sellers is necessary. a technique ...
  14. What is Affinity Diagram?
    When the requirements of the project are collected, they have to be presented in a way ...
  15. What is Agile Approach?
    Different approaches are used in project management. one of them is agile approach. agile approach is ...
  16. What is Agile Release Planning?
    Agile approach is basically an iterative approach that performs the tasks in a number of iterations. ...
  17. What is Ambiguity Risk?
    Uncertainties are colsely associated with the projects. an unwanted or uncertain event might happen during a ...
  18. What is Analogous Estimating?
    When the activities associated with the project are defined, their duration estimates and cost estimates must ...
  19. What are Appraisal Costs?
    Quality management involves processes and activities that help to prevent quality defects, and assure and control ...
  20. What is Approved Supplier?
    When two or more individuals, parties, functions or organizations work together to achieve a common goal ...
  21. What is As Late as Possible Schedule?
    When a project is planned, divided into the associated activities and tasks and calculating the time ...
  22. What is As Soon as Possible Schedule?
    After planning the project, the project is divided into associated tasks and activities using a work ...
  23. What is Assumption and Constraint Analysis?
    When a project is planned, some assumptions are made. all the decisions regarding project are based ...
  24. What is Assumption Log?
    When a project is carried out, there are some assumptions that must be taken into consideration. ...
  25. What is Audit?
    Before starting a project, the project is planned by considering the project objective, organization objective, policies ...
  26. What is Authority?
    Different organizations have different structures based on their type of business. however, organizations can be restructured ...
  27. What is Autocratic Decision Making?
    During a project, decisions are to be made at every step. different tools and techniques can ...
  28. What is Avoiding or Withdrawing?
    A project team consists of people belonging to different backgrounds, posses different set of skills and ...
  29. What is Award Cycle?
    After the requirements are identified, the needed products or services are acquired by selecting the appropriate ...
  30. What is Base line Plan?
    Baseline plan is a detailed plan of a project. it includes the project budget, schedule, project ...
  31. What is Basic Sender Receiver Communication Model?
    Communication is an important part of a project which involves two or more parties. a communication ...
  32. What is Behavioral School of Management?
    Managers within an organization can use five different types of schools of management based on the ...
  33. What is Being Tired?
    There are some factors in any occupation that are stressful for the individual who is performing ...
  34. What is Benchmarking?
    Benchmarking is a process that enables to compare the performance (products, services, processes etc.) with another ...
  35. What is Best and Final Offer (BAFO)?
    When a customer requests for proposal for a particular project, contractors submit proposals outlining the deliverables ...
  36. What is Bid and No-Bid Decision?
    It is not necessary for a contractor to submit proposal for a project of the same ...
  37. What is Bid Document?
    The process of identifying potential sellers and selecting the suitable one involves writing and circulating bid ...
  38. What is Bidder Conference?
    To conduct procurement, the communication between the buyer and the prospective sellers is necessary. one way ...
  39. What is Bottom-Up Estimating?
    A number of techniques can be used to estimate costs and activities durations after the project ...
  40. What is Brain Writing?
    Data and information regarding different stakeholders must be gathered/collected while identifying the stakeholders. one way to ...
  41. What is Brainstorming?
    In the problem-solving process, different techniques are used. one of them is brainstorming. brainstorming involves generating ...
  42. What is Budget at Completion?
    Different costs are associated with a project. one of them is called budget at completion. budget ...
  43. What is Budgeting and Cost Management Feature?
    Different project management softwares are used in the field of project management. a number of features ...
  44. What is Burned out?
    The job of a project manager is very stressful. he or she can face many situations ...
  45. What is Business Value?
    Where on one hand, a project is expected to deliver the requirements to customers, on the ...
  46. What is Capital Budgeting?
    An organization can identify several different opportunities for a new project. the top management of the ...
  47. What is Capital Rationing?
    An organization can identify several different opportunities for a new project. the top management of the ...
  48. What is Cash Flow Management?
    Cash flow is defined as the flow of money to or from a business. managing cash ...
  49. What is Cause and Effect Diagram?
    Cause-and-effect diagram is also known as fish bone diagram, ishikawa diagram, or why-why diagram. it is ...
  50. What is Change Management Plan?
    It is important to identify any changes in the project. changes in the project that are ...
  51. What is Change Request?
    During a project, there arise situations when changes in the project are to be made. the ...
  52. What is Charismatic Leadership?
    A project manager is the leader of a project team. a project manager provides guidance and ...
  53. What is Check Sheet?
    Check sheets are used to organize data related to any quality issue in an effective manner. ...
  54. What is Checklist?
    As the name indicates, a checklist is a list of project related items, or actions. checklists ...
  55. What is Classical School of Management?
    Organizations can adopt a school of management based on the type of organization and the mind-set ...
  56. What is Closing Process Group?
    Different project management knowledge areas must be addressed to carry out a successful project. a group ...
  57. What is Closing Project or Phase?
    The closing process group deals with the formal closing of a project or a contract. the ...
  58. What is Collaborating or Confrontin and Problem Solving?
    Every member of the project team has a different mind set. this mind set can be ...
  59. What are Collaborative Communication Tools?
    Project teams are often diverse. diversity in the teams also involve team members belonging to different ...
  60. What is Colocation?
    To complete a project, resources are needed. one of the most important resource needed for a ...