QSO 340 Midterm Exam

QSO 340 Midterm Exam

Author: Jean Brunner


What are some essential skills for an effective project manager? How can these skills be developed?
Selection of projects to fill a company’s portfolio includes many considerations. We discussed many of these in class and online. There are four goals that must be achieved when selecting projects in a portfolio. What are these goals? For each one, explain what the goal means and why it is important.
Define a work breakdown structure.
Discuss the stages of team development. Address the process, problems, and level of productivity of each.
What is the difference between a project and a program? 
What is the bureaucratic bypass syndrome, and why is it to be avoided? 
What is a major challenge project managers face when managing virtual teams?
What is "scope creep," and why is it significant to project managers? 

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