PMP Exam Question 13

Aligned with PMBOK 6th Edition®.

Your program manager has just returned from a class on program/project management and he is filled with ideas. He seems to be using the terms fast tracking and concurrent engineering interchangeably. You try to explain the primary difference by stating:

a) Fast tracking is about overlapping activities while concurrent engineering is moving implementers to an earlier phase on the project.

b) Fast tracking is overlapping activities while concurrent engineering is adding resources to the critical path.

c) Fast tracking is about moving implementers to an earlier phase of the project while concurrent engineering is about adding resources to the critical path.

d) Fast tracking is overlapping phases while concurrent engineering is overlapping activities.

1 responses on "PMP Exam Question 13"

  1. PMP Solution 13

    Fast tracking involves overlapping phases as well as overlapping activities. On the other hand, concurrent activities involve moving implementers to an earlier phase of the project. An example is constructing the foundation for a building before completing all of the architectural drawings. Therefore, correct answer is a).[PMBOK 6th edition, Page 215] [Project Schedule Management].

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