PMP Exam Set G – Q5

You are managing a heavy equipment manufacturing project that involves many mechanical, electrical as well as IT staff. Your team prepared a schedule network diagram using duration estimates with dependencies and constraints. Your team also calculated the critical path for the project using late and early values. Today, your project office has indicated about the non-availability of some of the resources you planned for the project. Now, you explore the possibility of modifying the schedule to account for limited resources. What is your best possible step in such a situation?

A. Recalculate critical path using the critical chain method
B. Perform resource leveling to account for limited resources
C. Use crashing or fast tracking to level resources across the project
D. Apply leads and lags to develop a viable schedule

A. Recalculate critical path using the critical chain method

PMP Exam Set C – Q97

A project manager is informed that a limited number of resources are going to be available for his project. He creates a project schedule by adding buffers to the project to protect the target finish date. What type of schedule network analysis is he using?

A. What-if analysis
B. Critical path method
C. Critical chain method
D. Resource leveling.

C. Critical chain method

PMP Exam Set B – Q76

Jane, the project manager of a large project, found that she did not have the necessary number of resources required for some activities in the project. To account for the limited resources, she decided to apply the critical chain method. Which of the following would she use to protect the critical chain from slippage along the feeding chains?

A. Feeding buffers
B. Standby buffers
C. Overflow buffers
D. Dependent buffers

A. Feeding buffers