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  1. What is Start to Finish?
    Important of relationships in a project schedule needs to be considered. it is necessary to understand ...
  2. What is Start to Start?
    It is necessary to understand the relationship between the activities associated with the project when the ...
  3. What is Statement of Work?
    A statement of work refers to the project scope. it gives the tasks and activities that ...
  4. What is Statistical Sampling?
    Sometimes, the number of products produced are very high and not all of them can be ...
  5. What is Status Review Meeting?
    Meetings are conducted to communicate with everyone involved in the project. there are different types of ...
  6. What is Stereotyping?
    Stereotyping shows a generalized opinion about a group of people. stereotyping can be done based on ...
  7. What is Storming?
    Development of a team is divided into four stages. the second stage of team development is ...
  8. What is Storyboarding?
    Prototyping is a method that is used to experiment on the design or a model of ...
  9. What is Strategic and Business Management Skills?
    A project manager along with all the other skills also need strategic and business management skills. ...
  10. What is Strategic Business Unit?
    Sometimes, an organization involves a number of businesses. these organizations, nowadays, have restructured to form strategic ...
  11. What is Strategic Impact?
    Different characteristics are associated with project related risks. a project manager usually identifies the probability of ...
  12. What is Strategic Partnership?
    There are many different situations when an organization needs to work closely with other organizations, parties ...
  13. What is Success?
    When projects are carried out, the most important aspect is the success. the definition of word ...
  14. What is Successor Event?
    Generally, a successor event refers to an event that immediately follows a previous event without any ...
  15. What is Supervising?
    As different project managers use different management school philosophies, their style of management is different form ...
  16. What is Supply Support?
    Different projects provide different deliverables to the customers. on the basis of that, the projects are ...
  17. What is Support Equipment?
    Material project is a type of project which requires services and maintenance of the project deliverables ...
  18. What is Supportability?
    Logistic support is defined as the process of maintaining and repairing the project deliverables after they ...
  19. What is SWOT Analysis?
    A project must be analyzed internally and externally. the factors internal to the project that can ...
  20. What is System?
    A system is basically a combination of a number of components. a group of things/elements are ...
  21. What is Systems Development Life Cycle?
    To computerize different operations and processes of an organization, information systems are developed. the development of ...
  22. What is Team Building?
    Team building is different from team forming. team forming involves getting together the members that are ...
  23. What is Team Charter?
    To complete a project, resources are needed. one of the most important resource needed for a ...
  24. What is Teamwork?
    A project team is a group of people having different backgrounds, skills and expertise who work ...
  25. What is Technical Data?
    There are different types of project. the project types are based on the type of deliverable ...
  26. What is Technical Design Review Meeting?
    A tool used to communicate face to face with the people involved in the project is ...
  27. What is Technical Performance Analysis?
    Risks associated with the projects must be identified. after the identifiication, it is important to asses ...
  28. What is Technical Section of a Proposal?
    A proposal from a contractor for a particular project is divided into three sections. one of ...
  29. What are Technical Skills?
    Although it is difficult for one person (i.e. program manager) to possess all the required technical, ...
  30. What is Teleconferencing?
    When it is not possible for team members to meet for a face-to-face meeting, teleconferencing can ...
  31. What is Term Contract?
    The award cycle of the procurement process ends with signing a contract with the selected supplier ...
  32. What is Test Analyze and Fix?
    Risks in a project are inevitable. risks must be identified, monitored and controlled. the chances of ...
  33. What is Testing?
    Testing is basically an investigation conducted in order to check the quality of the project or ...
  34. What is Theory X?
    There can be different ways to perform the principals and functions of management. these ways depend ...
  35. What is Theory Y?
    Project managers tend to adopt different strategies to direct their project team members. a strategy to ...
  36. What is Three Point Estimate?
    A project is decomposed into its associated activities in order to estimate the activity durations and ...
  37. What is Time and Material Contract?
    The terms and conditions that the two parties i.e. customer and contractor, agreed upon are listed ...
  38. What is Time Cost Trade off?
    In a project, two factors are very crucial. one is time duration of the activities and ...
  39. What are Time Management Skills?
    A project manager must possess time management skills. a project is time specific. it involves a ...
  40. What is Time Management?
    A project involves a lot of activities and tasks that must be performed on time so ...
  41. What is To-Completion Performance Index?
    It is important to monitor if the actual work performed is according to the plan/schedule and ...
  42. What is Total Budgeted Cost?
    After the project is planned, the project is divided into activities through work breakdown structure. a ...
  43. What is Total Elapsed Time?
    When a project is divided into the associated activities and tasks, not only the sequence of ...
  44. What is Total Slack?
    Sometimes an activity takes more time than the estimated duration. this time must be calculated in ...
  45. What is Traffic Light Reporting System?
    When a project is carried out, the performance must be monitored so that it can be ...
  46. What is Training Support?
    Logistics support is a term given to providing maintenance, repair and support to project deliverables after ...
  47. What is Transactional Leadership?
    Leadership is important in all the aspects of life. a leader is able to motivate and ...
  48. What is Transformational Leadership?
    The act of leading and guiding a group of people is called leadership. a leader is ...
  49. What is Transitional Management?
    Different organizations have a different organizational structure based on the products they offer. with the increasing ...
  50. What is Trend Analysis?
    It happens normally that a problem re-occurs during the project or the same problem occurs in ...
  51. What is Turnover?
    Sometimes during a project, some project team members leave the project due to many different reasons. ...
  52. What is Urgency?
    When a project is carried out, potential project related risks, their chances of occurrence and impact ...
  53. What is Validating Scope?
    The processes involved in monitoring and controlling process group deal with tracking and reviewing the actual ...
  54. What is Variability Risk?
    Every project has some uncertainty. there is always a chance that an unfortunate event might happen ...
  55. What is Variable Control Charts?
    In order to control the non-conformities in the produced products, it is important to focus on ...
  56. What is Variance Analysis?
    Although a project is planned before start and the project manager along with his/her project team ...
  57. What is Variance?
    Variance is generally defined as deflection, deviation or inconsistency from a planned path. variance in project ...
  58. What is Voting?
    During a project, decisions are to be made at every step. different tools and techniques can ...
  59. What is What-If Scenario?
    While scheduling the project, different data analysis techniques can be used. one of the technique is ...
  60. What is Win Ratio?
    When trying to submit a proposal in response to request for proposal, a contractor assesses its ...