Planning for Project Dependencies & Contingencies Video


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If an organization reserves resources to reduce the risk of failing to meet a key deadline, the organization is using a:

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1. The _____ can be used to calculate an appropriate sum of money to be placed into contingency. The method involves taking serial samples and finding an average sum.

2. A hospital is adding a new wing to their facility. In the new facility, the hospital is installing a major upgrade to its CT and MRI machines. Which project task below represents a predecessor to the installation of the new machines?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can figure out how much knowledge you have about planning for project dependencies and contingencies. A method that calculates an appropriate sum of money to be placed into contingency and something used for reducing the risk of failing to meet a key deadline are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to check your understanding of:

  • How the project manger should respond when the contingency fund needs to be accessed
  • Predecessor to a machine installation upgrade
  • A method to calculate an appropriate sum of money to be placed into contingency

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the type of task that follows another
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on project dependencies and contingencies
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what a project manager should do if the contingency fund must be accessed and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Planning for Project Dependencies & Contingencies is a lesson that you can study to look over more material regarding:

  • Types of tasks
  • Why resources would be held in reserve
  • Similarities between all projects