Theory of Constraints in Project Management


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In the theory of constraints, what is another term for constraint?

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1. What are the 4 steps in using the theory of constraints?

2. The theory of constraints concept says that a system may have how many constraints at once?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Managing projects requires skill and theoretical knowledge, and this quiz will engage your level of understanding concerning the theory of constraint. Quiz questions focus completely on the different aspects and terminology associated with this theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessment tools, you can ascertain your level of understanding concerning the following:

  • Additional terms for the word 'constraint'
  • 4 steps for this theory
  • Limit of constraints per system
  • Type of tools used for determining constraints with the most impact
  • Performance evaluation after managing constraints

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to refine the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about constraint limitations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding other terms you can use besides constraint
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why performance evaluations are needed in this process

Additional Learning

After you master the quiz questions, you can increase your knowledge about related topics by going through the connected lesson, Theory of Constraints in Project Management. While the lesson does provide answers to the quiz, you can also read about the following:

  • The definition of the actual theory
  • Weak link reference and example
  • An up-close view of each of the 4 steps