Project Time Management

Top Pmp interview questions

PMP®Exam interview Questions

Domain Based What is a baseline, how is it use while creating project management plan? What are organizational influences? Explain with examples What is a project charter? Is project manager involved in the creation of a project charter? What is a project, how is it different from a program, and a portfolio? How many knowledge Areas are there in Project Management. Do you use all in your projects? What are project management methodologies? Which one did you used in your…

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Activity Relationship in Project Management

4 Types of logical Relationships or Dependencies in a Project Schedule

In my Project Management Professional (PMP)® sessions, I observed many get confused in Precedence Diagramming Method relationship types.  They find Finish to start (FS) relationships more natural to understand and practice. But, the other three confuses them somehow. Also, the most obvious question is – how do you show dependencies in a project plan?  The answer lies in the understanding of the Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM): Precedence Diagramming Method is one of the Project Schedule Network Diagrams. And the Project…

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Comparison between Early Start as 0 Or 1 in Network Diagram

In the process of creation of Network diagram, several books and reference material talks about various ways to calculate Early Start (ES) for activity node, like some suggest to start ES of the first activity with 0 and others suggest it to start with 1. This tends to create confusion among the students preparing for PMP® certification. For instance, in PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition (p. 177, Fig 6-18) the network diagram is drawn with 1 as ES for the first…

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Introduction to Discrete, Level of Efforts and Apportioned Efforts

Let’s first begin with the initial understanding of Discrete, Level of Efforts and Apportioned Efforts; these are differentiations of activities which are the result of decomposition of work packages. According to PMBOK® Guide work package decomposition result in activities that need to be scheduled. Work packages define the project and product deliverables and activities are the actions to complete those deliverables. So planned work is contained in the lower level of WBS known as Work package and during scheduling, these work packages…

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Free Webinar : Critical Path Analysis for PMP® Exam

iZenBridge conducted a free webinar this weekend for Delhi/NCR candidates. We started sharp at 8:30 with a brief intro by Saket Bansal. We shared our future Webex initiative with the participating professionals. Thenceforth I begin my webinar session Critical Path Analysis. This is one of the most crucial topics and is important during the journey of project management. I could already sense the interest and concentration of the participants so without delaying any further begin thus. The two common contradictions…

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