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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By : Kim Heldman
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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By: Kim Heldman

Overview of this book

The CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, Second Edition is your comprehensive resource for taking Exam PK0-004. With 100% coverage of all exam objectives, this book gives you everything you need to approach the exam with confidence. Detailed explanations and superior study tools cover and reinforce setup, initiation, planning, execution, delivery, change, control, communication, and closure, and the author Kim Heldman's twenty-five years of project management experience provide deep insight into real-world applications. The book contains detailed explanations and superior study tools that cover and reinforce all the exam objectives. You’ll begin by tackling questions related to pre-project setup and project initiation. Then you’ll solve questions about creating a project charter and planning it. You’ll also take questions about developing schedules and budgets and project execution. The later chapters provide questions on managing change, control, and communication. Finally, you’ll be given questions on project closure. By the end of the book, you’ll have the knowledge you need to be confident on exam day.
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Chapter 8: Communicating the Plan

  1. C, E, F. A communication plan is developed to determine who needs communication, when, in what format, and the frequency of the communications. Once the plan is developed, it’s used to update stakeholders, team members, vendors, and others who need information on the project.
  2. D. In the sender-message-receiver model, the receiver is responsible for understanding the information correctly and making certain they’ve received all the information.
  3. A. There are four participants in the meeting and six lines of communication. The formula for this is 4(4 – 1) ÷ 2 = 6.
  4. C. Gate reviews are a communication trigger. Language barriers, cultural differences, and others are factors that influence communication methods.
  5. B. Frequency, level of report detail, types of communication, confidentially constraints, and tailor communication styles are all stakeholder communication requirements.
  6. A. One of the purposes of a kickoff meeting is to introduce...