PMP Exam Question 44

Aligned with PMBOK 6th EditionĀ®.

Harvey, as project manager, is in the Develop Schedule process. He is making adjustments to the project schedule to optimize the allocation of resources. Consequently to those adjustments, the critical path has changed. How would you call this technique?

A. Fast tracking.

B. Crashing.

C. Resource leveling.

D. Resource smoothing.

1 responses on "PMP Exam Question 44"

  1. PMP Solution 44

    Fast tracking is a schedule compression technique in which activities done in sequence are performed in parallel. On the other hand, Crashing is a technique used to shorten the schedule duration for the least incremental cost by adding resources. So, Resource leveling is a technique in which start and finish dates are adjusted based on resource constraints with the goal of balancing the demand for resources with the available supply. The difference between resource smoothing and resource leveling is that in the first the critical path does not change. Therefore, correct answer is C. [PMBOK 6th edition, Page 211] [Project Schedule Management]


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