Questions on Project Stakeholder Management


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  1. The implementation of which of the following processes decreases the risk of project failure?

    1. Manage stakeholder engagement
    2. Control stakeholder engagement
    3. Plan stakeholder management
    4. Develop stakeholder engagement

  2. The five levels of stakeholder engagement are...?

    1. Oblivious, opposed, neutral, proactive, driving
    2. Unaware, opposed, neutral, supportive, driving
    3. Oblivious, resistant, neutral, supportive, leading
    4. Unaware, resistant, neutral, supportive, leading

  3. Plan stakeholder management is fundamentally concerned with all the following except...?

    1. Developing strategies to effectively engage stakeholders throughout the project
    2. Development of the stakeholder register
    3. Development of the stakeholder management plan
    4. Identifying how the project will affect stakeholders

  4. You are engaged in gathering information from stake holders regarding whose interests should be taken into account throughout the project. This is called:

    1. Identify stakeholders
    2. Stakeholder analysis
    3. Expert judgment
    4. Plan stakeholder management

  5. Which of the following is not included in the Stakeholder Management Plan?

    1. Project lifecycle
    2. Communications requirements
    3. Impact of scope changes to stakeholders
    4. Stakeholder management strategy

  6. Most projects will have a ___________ number of stakeholders.

    1. Resistant
    2. Supportive
    3. Diverse
    4. Unknown

  7. Which of the following is not an input to the Control Stakeholder Engagement process?

    1. Project management plan
    2. Issue log
    3. Project documents
    4. Work performance information

  8. The ability of stakeholders to influence the project is typically highest at the _________ stages.

    1. Planning
    2. Initial
    3. Executing
    4. Design

  9. The three 'I's' of stakeholders are...?

    1. Independence, influence and inquiry
    2. Importance, inquiry and influence
    3. Interest, influence and importance
    4. Influence, inquiry and importance

  10. A stakeholder is...?

    1. Anyone who is involved in the project
    2. Anyone positively or negatively impacted by the project
    3. Anyone who can influence the direction of the project
    4. Anyone who can impact/be impacted positively or negatively by the project

















  11. Answers

    1. A - Manage stakeholder engagement decreases risk of project failure. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 406
    2. D - The correct selection is: Unaware, Resistant, Neutral, Supporting, Leading. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 402
    3. B - The stakeholder register is created in the Identify Stakeholders process. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p.398
    4. B - This is called a stakeholder analysis. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 395
    5. A - The project lifecycle is selected and defined in the project management plan. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 400
    6. C - A diverse number of stakeholders. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 394
    7. D - Work performance information is an output of control stakeholder engagement. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 413
    8. B - the initial stages. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 406
    9. C - Interest, influence and importance.
    10. D - Anyone who can impact/be impacted positively or negatively by the project. PMBOK® Guide, 5th edition, p. 391

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