PMP® Exam Sample Question #004 on Control Risks with Aileen
In this PMP® Exam Sample Question we look at what we should do if a problem occurs and we do not have a plan in place to deal with this problem. This sample question would be appropriate for those project managers working toward their PMP® certification as well as those project managers working toward their CAPM® certification.
As I answer this question, as well as other PMP® Sample questions I have my PMBOK® Guide open to figure 3-1.
As we think about solving this problem I often ask myself a series of questions:
- do we know what process group from the PMBOK® Guide we are in or should be in to answer the question? The phrase “system testing” tells me most likely I am in the monitoring and controlling process group.
- do we know what knowledge area from the PMBOK® Guide we are in to answer the question? The phrase “system testing” tells me most likely I am in the quality knowledge area. The phrase “a problem I did not plan for” tells me I should go to risk.
- do we know the specific process from the PMBOK® Guide we are in or we should be in to address the question? Most likely I am in control quality and should move to control risks. In control risks I go to the output of change requests.
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