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#1 User is offline   Cornelius Fichtner 

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 09:46 PM

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator at http://free.pm-exam-simulator.com - The answer is at the very bottom:

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Cost of Quality refers to the total cost of all efforts related to quality throughout the Product Life Cycle. Organizations should invest in product quality improvement to reduce which of the following?

A.) Internal Cost of Quality
B.) Prevention Costs
C.) Appraisal Costs
D.) External Cost of Quality

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Hint: If organizations don’t invest in product quality improvements, the cost of product returns, warranty claims, and recall campaigns increases.
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ANSWER AND EXPLANATION:
The correct answer is D
Explanation: Organizations should invest in reducing the External Cost of Quality by improving product quality. This will result in reduced product returns and warranty claims.
Reference: PMBOK Guide 4th Edition, page 191
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Posted 06 June 2012 - 04:53 AM

I recently completed my PMP application (and passed the exam). I did not put hours in for every process group for every project. In addition, my comments on the projects were usually limited to around 100-150 character descriptions (enough information to describe my work in each process group). I think the general rule of thumb is to be as descriptive as necessary to describe your work in the project. That is to say, if it was a "quick hit"/short project you can summarize your work pretty quickly. If the project was longer/more in-depth then you should include more information.
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