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Nokia PDM_2002001060 CPM Exam Practice Test

Demo: 31 questions
Total 213 questions

CPM Questions and Answers

Question 1

What is NOT a cost component based on the Nokia cost management guideline?

Options:

A.

Resource costs.

B.

Subcontracting costs.

C.

Material costs.

D.

Non conformance costs.

Question 2

In 4C internal resources are planned as:

Options:

A.

man working days (MWD).

B.

headcount.

C.

monetary value.

D.

not planned.

Question 3

If Net Sales are €150 and Cost of Goods Sold are €100, what is the Gross Profit in %?

Options:

A.

This cannot be determined without knowing Gross Sales.

B.

100%.

C.

50%.

D.

33%.

Question 4

Who is responsible for closing the project (top-level WBS) and templates in SAP P20?

Options:

A.

Cost and progress manager (CPM).

B.

Logistics coordinator.

C.

FSS.

D.

Project controller.

Question 5

Why is the project resource plan required during the 'Create Customer Solution' phase?

Options:

A.

To initiate recruitment of the project team.

B.

In order to make a services cost calculation.

C.

To reserve resources from the resource manager, so no other project can use them.

D.

To reserve subcontractor resources.

Question 6

Which of the following examples will cause a decline in project cost adherence (PCA)?

Options:

A.

Additional scope of work ordered by customer.

B.

Additional service effort caused by site unavailability for which the customer is liable.

C.

Delay in equipment delivery.

D.

Penalties paid to the customer.

Question 7

When should lessons learned be performed?

Options:

A.

During the project execution and at the conclusion of the project.

B.

Only at the end of the project, during project closing.

C.

After the end of the project, at the project post-mortem meeting.

D.

Only when there is time available as project managers have other priorities.

Question 8

How are project deliverables structured and organized in IPM?

Options:

A.

Through sales orders.

B.

Through sales items.

C.

Through work items within work packages.

D.

Through quality checklists.

Question 9

The equivalent of a cost reimbursable contract is frequently termed:

Options:

A.

back-charge contract.

B.

fixed price contracts.

C.

progress payment contract.

D.

cost plus contract.

Question 10

Which of the following KPIs is NOT reported by the cost and progress manager?

Options:

A.

PCA.

B.

ABCTA.

C.

NCC coverage.

D.

FSDI.

Question 11

What is NCC in Nokia?

Options:

A.

Any cost overruns.

B.

All subcontractor extra work costs.

C.

Materialized risks.

D.

All extra site visit costs.

Question 12

In relation to the program life cycle, when is the correct time to freeze the project scope?

Options:

A.

Before Gate 4.

B.

During the Gate 6 handover to project execution.

C.

During project execution.

D.

At Project closure.

Question 13

The Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS) is a:

Options:

A.

hierarchical structure of the identified resources.

B.

database showing the competences of the assigned resources.

C.

breakdown of scope by assigned resources.

D.

output of the process activity sequencing.

Question 14

Which of the following is NOT a consideration when determining if an extra cost is NCC?

Options:

A.

Contractual share of responsibility.

B.

Project risk contingency.

C.

Project scope.

D.

% of extra cost in relation to cost baseline (CBL).

Question 15

In which project management process is the detailed project budget created?

Options:

A.

Initiating.

B.

Closure.

C.

Planning.

D.

Executing.

Question 16

In which phase of the project is the greatest amount of its funding likely to be spent?

Options:

A.

Initiating.

B.

Executing.

C.

Planning.

D.

Closeout.

Question 17

The estimated value of the work actually accomplished is:

Options:

A.

earned value (EV).

B.

planned value (PV).

C.

actual cost (AC).

D.

cost variance (CV).

Question 18

Which data can be imported directly from 4C into PPR?

Options:

A.

GS cost baseline, materialized risk, GS cost EAC.

B.

GS and MBB actual costs, materialized risk, non conformance costs, sellable additional works.

C.

GS as sold cost estimate, risk contingency consumed, sellable additional works.

D.

GS cost EAC, budgeted risk, sub-contractor claims.

Question 19

Which of the following inputs are part of the sales to delivery handover?

Options:

A.

As sold cost estimate, project plan and PTA.

B.

Customer PO, draft of the contract and project schedule.

C.

Cost assumptions, updated country cost database and risk log.

D.

PTA, RFQ and approved cost baseline.

Question 20

Which of the following data is not available in 4C?

Options:

A.

GS Costs.

B.

Change requests.

C.

Risk log.

D.

Equipment costs.

Question 21

The one document that should always be used to identify and mitigate risk is the:

Options:

A.

risk management plan.

B.

scope statement.

C.

project charter.

D.

contingency plan.

Question 22

Which of the following is important to include in the acceptance procedure?

Options:

A.

Definition of detailed scope of works, subcontractor pricing elements and unambiguous definition of acceptance criteria and related documentation and other evidence.

B.

Clear procedure of how and in what timeline acceptance is required to be given, related triggers, unambiguous definition of acceptance criteria and related documentation and other evidence.

C.

Definition of detailed scope of works, customer invoicing and pricing elements, unambiguous definition of acceptance criteria and related documentation and other evidence.

D.

Clear procedure of how and in what timeline acceptance is required to be given, related triggers, risk management plan, and back-to-back customer and vendor contracts.

Question 23

What is the relationship between a Business Case and a Project?

Options:

A.

A business case and a project will always have a one-to-one relationship.

B.

A business case can contain a number of CAPEX and OPEX projects.

C.

A project can contain a number of business cases.

D.

A business case can contain a number of CAPEX projects but not OPEX projects.

Question 24

The project cost management plan is created as a part of the:

Options:

A.

project management plan process.

B.

estimate costs process.

C.

determine budget process.

D.

control costs process.

Question 25

Bulk orders from the customer to Nokia are problematic for Nokia because:

Options:

A.

more customer POs needing to be processed means that there will be increased administrative effort.

B.

fewer customer POs needing to be processed means that there will be an under-utilization of logistics coordinators.

C.

the customer acceptance process cannot be easily broken down to site level which leads to delays in invoicing and revenue recognition.

D.

It results in the customer accepting too much scope at one time which can cause resource bottlenecks on the customer and Nokia side.

Question 26

During project execution, a large number of changes are made to the project. The project manager should:

Options:

A.

wait until all changes are known and print out a new schedule.

B.

make approved changes as needed, but retain the schedule baseline.

C.

make only the changes approved by management.

D.

talk to management before any changes are made.

Question 27

What approval process is required when the EAC deviates >2% from the CBL?

Options:

A.

The CT starts the LoA approval process and if the LoA approves the cost increase, the initial CBL is updated.

B.

The CT starts the LoA approval process and if the LoA approves the cost increase, the initial CBL is not updated, but the EAC will be updated to reflect the change.

C.

The COM requests approval from CBC and if the CBC approves the cost increase, the initial CBL is not updated, but the EAC will be updated to reflect the change.

D.

The COM requests approval from CBC and if the CBC approves the cost increase, the initial CBL is updated.

Question 28

What of the following cost components is NOT included in the CBL?

Options:

A.

Non conformance costs.

B.

Sub-contracting costs.

C.

Risk contingency.

D.

Base costs.

Question 29

Which of the following tools or techniques does NOT support root cause analyses?

Options:

A.

Escaped defect analysis.

B.

Pareto charts.

C.

Ishikawa diagram.

D.

Gantt Chart.

Question 30

The EVM measure which best shows the difference between budgeted cost and actual cost is:

Options:

A.

cost variance.

B.

percentage over or under.

C.

SPI.

D.

this is not a valid measure.

Question 31

To which of the following tools is SAP P20 linked?

Options:

A.

IPM.

B.

RTI.

C.

NRisk.

D.

NELLE.

Demo: 31 questions
Total 213 questions