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January 1, 2016

Kill Point For Phase And Review

January 1, 2016
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January 1, 2016
A ‎project‬ has come to an end of the design phase . You decide to call a "phase end review" for obtaining authorization to close the design phase and initiate the next phase (i.e., execution phase) of your project. Your manager disagrees with your suggestion. He wants a "kill point" to formally end the design phase of the project. In your opinion , what should be done in this scenario ? A Agree with your manager as kill point is a phase-end review B Disagree with your manager because you know that phase end reviews should be used at the end of each phase of the project C Take advice from a senior project manager about what should actually be done at the end of each phase of the project D Escalate this issue to the project sponsor A ‎project‬ has come to an end of the design phase . You decide to call a "phase end review" for obtaining authorization to close the design phase and initiate the next phase (i.e., execution phase) of your project. Your manager disagrees with your suggestion. He wants a "kill point" to formally end the design phase of the project. In your opinion , what should be done in this scenario ? A Agree with your manager as kill point is a phase-end review B Disagree with your manager because you know that phase end reviews should be used at the end of each phase of the project C Take advice from a senior project manager about what should actually be done at the end of each phase of the project D Escalate this issue to the project sponsor Hi, I thought about the answer, but I've got nothing. I need more study ups. Nevertheless, I found the question and the answer here. According with the answer, the right is A. Here is the answer: Justification: A phase end review can be held with the explicit goals of obtaining authorization to close the current phase and to initiate the subsequent one... Phase end reviews are also called phase exits, phase gates, or kill points Reference: PMBOK Third Edition, Page Number: 23 notes: Essentially both you are your manager are talking about the same thing (i.e. "phase end reviews" are also referred to as "kill points") You have to review the actual guide, PMBOK Fifth Edition. I don't know if this thing may be changed. https://pmp-tutorial-free-sample-questions.blogspot.com/2008/09/chapter-wise-sample-questions-and.html Here is a follow up question. Why is it called a "kill point?" andresBello thank you for caring about my question
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