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Nokia SDM_2002001050 SDM Certification - NI Exam Practice Test

Demo: 24 questions
Total 160 questions

SDM Certification - NI Questions and Answers

Question 1

A roll-out project has known a very difficult start with lots of delay. The customer now wants a meeting to discuss the project status and some key issues. What kind of report and KPI's could be used to demonstrate to the customer that the project is now under control and improving?

Options:

A.

Report showing Order intake figures, Cash flow and PARD KPI from beginning of the project till today.

B.

Report showing the PARD and TILT KPI from beginning of the project till today.

C.

Report showing RA + TILT KPI from beginning of the project till today.

D.

Report showing the amount of ordered equipment and their delivery lead-times.

Question 2

When should the costs be recognized according to the IPM process?

Options:

A.

When Internal Acceptance is granted.

B.

When the invoice from the subcontractor is received.

C.

When the Purchase Order is created and sent to the subcontractor.

D.

When the subcontractor confirms the reception of the Purchase Order.

Question 3

Which are the five competence levels used in NSN?

Options:

A.

- beginner

- basic

- intermediate

- advanced

- world-class

B.

- initial

- basic

- intermediate

- advanced

- world-class

C.

- initial

- basic

- intermediate

- professional

- world-class

D.

- initial

- basic

- medium

- advanced

- world-class

Question 4

DELT-I is a metric that will give visibility of:

Options:

A.

Average lead times of the invoicing process.

B.

Average Telecom Implementation lead times.

C.

Timely usage of IPM measuring average delay in key milestones updates.

D.

Lead times between MS16 Implementation Ends and Internal Acceptance.

Question 5

Which inputs are needed when doing the service demand plan update for a project?

Options:

A.

Project organisation chart, rollout schedule and WBS code.

B.

Line organisation chart, needed number of people and needed time frames.

C.

Rollout schedule, needed number of people, needed skills and needed time frames.

D.

Material list, rollout schedule and needed time frames.

Question 6

Who is primarily accountable for maintaining the NELLE tool data properly?

Options:

A.

Project manager.

B.

COM.

C.

CT F&C.

D.

Care Manager.

Question 7

Project team received from the Sales Team the Risk Log at Handover, which is the base for the planned contingency reserves. During project execution a new relevant risk is identified. What is the best way to manage it?

Options:

A.

Evaluate the impact and probability and, if needed, make a revision of the contingency reserves in the Cost Baseline, of the EAC and communicate to the relevant stakeholders.

B.

If the new risk is not part of the current Risk Log, than it must be part of a Change Management process and not be included in the contingency reserves.

C.

Communicate to the CT Head in the next Project Review Meeting about the new risk that has been identified.

D.

Define the response plan for the new Risk and apply it.

Question 8

In turnkey projects

Options:

A.

… Construction Works scope is always included and optionally also Site Acquisition & Permitting.

B.

... the site acquisition agent does NOT have to bother about understanding the site requirements of Radio Planning and Construction Works teams. He is only responsible for getting the Lease and all Permits as fast as possible.

C.

… the main function of the Technical Site Survey is to give an opportunity to the landlord/house owner to meet all important people in the project team and on the customer side.

D.

… the Permitting process usually involves only one single permit which is required to build a new telecom site. It is important to know the local legislation in order to find out where to apply for this permit.

Question 9

Which of the following statements about the project communication process is true ?

Options:

A.

The project Communication Plan documents all meetings and the relevant information exchanged from/to the customer (purpose, frequency, participants, chairman, the MoM writer and its distribution list and format).

B.

The project Communication Plan describes the information and communication needs of the project stakeholders.

C.

The project Communication Plan defines the project and site libraries (folder structures and its contents).

D.

The project Communication Plan documents all reporting (towards internal and external stakeholders), indicating the purpose, the frequency, the data source and its distribution (list and format).

Question 10

Which of the following is an NI deliverable during sales phase?

Options:

A.

Logistics plan

B.

Project Target Agreement

C.

Care plan

D.

Acceptance procedure

Question 11

When does the PM need to update NELLE with customer/project data?

Options:

A.

At year end.

B.

After the customer forecast is received.

C.

Per STP.

D.

At least once a month, before period cut-off.

Question 12

Bulk orders from the customer to NSN are problematic for NSN because …

Options:

A.

… for the NSN logistics organization bulk ordering means that more customer POs need to be administrated which leads to increased administrational effort.

B.

… for the NSN logistics organization bulk ordering means that less customer POs need to be administrated which leads to underutilization of Logistics Coordinators.

C.

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

D.

… it results in the fact that the customer has to accept too much scope at one time which can cause resource bottlenecks on the customer as well as on the NSN side.

Question 13

How should integration engineer resources be planned for the RA network integration?

Options:

A.

Include an estimation of local resources in the project headcount.

B.

Prepare an RFQ for external suppliers with the support of Procurement.

C.

Include the input from GNIC into your service cost estimation.

D.

Communicate the need of integration engineers for your project during the MRM (Monthly Resource Meeting).

Question 14

What is NOT a task provided by EVM?

Options:

A.

To highlight a possible need for corrective action.

B.

To forecast project cost and schedule at completion.

C.

To provide cost and schedule variances along the way.

D.

To highlight delays in the invoicing process.

Question 15

A decreasing PARD (Project Asset Rotation Days) KPI is contributing to…

Options:

A.

…improve the cash flow of the CT (and NSN).

B.

…improve the Gross Margin of the CT (and NSN)

C.

...improve the Gross Margin of NI LoB (and NSN).

D.

…decrease the SILT KPI.

Question 16

Who must receive the Project Plan and it's updates during the execution phase?

Options:

A.

The project team.

B.

The project team and the customer.

C.

The project team and other project stakeholders inside NSN like CT Head and Account Manager for example.

D.

The customer only.

Question 17

What is the KPI generated out of the Site Quality module of IPM?

Options:

A.

RA - Rollout Accuracy.

B.

P-SQI - Project Site Quality Index.

C.

SILT - Site Invoice Lead Time.

D.

TILT - Telecom Implementation Lead Time.

Question 18

Who is accountable in a project for implementing KPI monitoring processes?

Options:

A.

CT F&C

B.

Project Manager

C.

Process & Tools Specialist

D.

Care Manager

Question 19

As far as project meetings are concerned which of the following statements is correct?

Options:

A.

Due to cost saving measures I only organise project team meetings if major changes in scope or timeline occur from customer side.

B.

I'm organising regular project team meetings to keep the project team fully informed about the project’s progress at a detailed level and to check if any re-planning and/or modification of the project plan is required.

C.

I'm organising regular project team meetings in order to have a feeling about the progress of the different streams in my project.

D.

In the regularly organised project team meetings my major focus is to check the performance of the project team members.

Question 20

Which statement describes BEST the purpose of a project management plan ?

Options:

A.

The project management plan defines in detail how the project is going to deliver the contracted scope.

B.

The project management plan nominates the Project Manager and describes the Scope of Work.

C.

The project management plan documents the handover from sales to execution.

D.

The project management plan is used to get management approval for project execution.

Question 21

What are the sources of information to PRS(Profitability Reporting System) reports?

Options:

A.

Nelle provides planned figures and SAP provides Actual figures.

B.

Demand Planning figures and Revised Cost Baseline.

C.

F&C Sales Estimations and CPM Cost Planning.

D.

Goods Receipt in IPM and Invoicing information from Logistics area.

Question 22

What are the two key elements to calculate the Project Cost Adherence (PCA)?

Options:

A.

Cost Overrun of the Period and Total Costs of Sales of the Period.

B.

Estimate at Completion and Cost Baseline.

C.

Actual costs compared and the Latest Estimate in PRS(Profitability Reporting System).

D.

Estimated baseline and Cost Baseline.

Question 23

What are the correct planning horizons for short-term and long-term resource planning?

Options:

A.

Short-term: 2 weeks, long-term: 6 months

B.

Short-term: 4 weeks, long-term: 8 months

C.

Short-term: 8 weeks, long-term: 13 months

D.

Short-term: 12 weeks, long-term: 12 months

Question 24

There is a shortage in the delivery of a certain type of antenna needed for sites in your project. The customer is pushing you to complete the installations. What's the best way to proceed ?

Options:

A.

Tell the Customer that we have a force majeure issue that will impact the rollout and you will push Logistics to deliver the required antenna.

B.

Install a different antenna with similar characteristics and proceed with the rollout.

C.

Notify the Customer about the issue and propose acceptable alternatives supported by Network Planning experts.

D.

Install a different antenna and replace it later when the correct model arrives.

Demo: 24 questions
Total 160 questions