PMP Exam Question 91

Aligned with PMBOK 6th Edition®.

Monitor and Control Project Work process

Gary, as project manager in the development of a new IT device, is in the Monitor and Control Project Work process. He is now ensuring the project alignment with the business needs. Which of the following should NOT be done in that process?

A. Checking the status of individual risks.
B. Monitoring the implementation of approved changes.
C. Providing forecasts to update current cost information.
D. Monitoring contract performance, making changes and corrections as appropriate.

3 responses on "PMP Exam Question 91"

  1. PMP Solution 91

    A. Checking the status of individual project risks is part of the Monitor and Control Project Work.
    B. Monitoring implementation of approved changes as they occur is part of the Monitor and Control Project Work.
    C. Providing forecasts to update current cost and current schedule information is part of the Monitor and Control Project Work.

    Monitor and Control Project Work process is concerned with:
    -Comparing actual project performance against the project management plan;
    -Assessing performance periodically to determine whether any corrective or preventive actions are indicated, and then recommending those actions as necessary;
    -Checking the status of individual project risks;
    -Maintaining an accurate, timely information base concerning the project’s product(s) and their associated
    documentation through project completion;
    -Providing information to support status reporting, progress measurement, and forecasting;
    -Providing forecasts to update current cost and current schedule information;
    -Monitoring implementation of approved changes as they occur;
    -Providing appropriate reporting on project progress and status to program management when the project is part of an overall program; and
    -Ensuring that the project stays aligned with the business needs.
    Control Procurements is the process of managing procurement relationships, monitoring contract performance, making changes and corrections as appropriate, and closing out contracts. Therefore, right answer is D. [PMBOK 6th edition, Page 107] [Project Integration Management]

    Cheers

  2. control Procurements is also Part of Monitor and Control. Please elaborate why D is correct?

  3. Thanks for your comment! Yes, it is part of that domain. However, the question is about the Monitor and Control Project Work process. You can find in the explanation the actions related and D is not one of them.
    Cheers

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