Prince2 Q&A

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Prince2 Interview Questions & Answers

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column css_animation=”fadeInLeft” width=”1/2″][vc_tta_accordion color=”peacoc” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=” What is Prince2?” tab_id=”1562835781436-092a8fe7-186a”][vc_column_text]

Prince2 stands for project in controlled environment. It is a process based method which is used for effective project management.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Define Project?” tab_id=”1562835781451-501d49f2-6f96″][vc_column_text]

A project is a temporary endeavor that is unique with a definite start and an end time with a desired result.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the key features of prince 2?” tab_id=”1562835795962-11bd3bbf-3f81″][vc_column_text]The key features are –

  • Widely organized and understood
  •  Can be applied to any project
  •  Based on management by exception
  •  Invaluable diagnostic tool
  •  Consistency and reusability in project work.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Define Plan?” tab_id=”1562835796542-e043bd42-7f0f”][vc_column_text]A plan defines –

  •  Risks, Resources , Communication
  •  Scope, Budget, Schedule, Quality

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the levels of plan?” tab_id=”1562835797045-aba6e893-301f”][vc_column_text]The levels of plan are –

  •  Project Plan
  •  Stage Plan
  •  Team Plan
  •  Exception Plan

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” What are the planning steps?” tab_id=”1562835797565-6524464e-b6ca”][vc_column_text]The Planning steps are –

  • Designing the pal
  •  Define the products
  •  Identify Activities and Dependencies
  •  Prepare Estimates
  •  Prepare Schedule
  •  Document plan
  •  Identify Risks

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the process model of prince2?” tab_id=”1562835798140-162731e7-0262″][vc_column_text]The process model includes:-

  •  Directing a project(DP)
  •  Starting up a project(SU)
  •  Initiating a project(IP)
  •  Controlling a stage(CS)
  •  Managing a project delivery(MP)
  •  Managing a stage Boundary(SB)
  •  Closing a Project(CP)

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is directing a project (DP)?” tab_id=”1562835798696-cf155411-993b”][vc_column_text]It performs:-

  • Support project
  •  Accept Results
  •  Provides Management Approval

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”During which process is the request to approve the next Stage Plan made?” tab_id=”1562835799929-fd70eea3-63c1″][vc_column_text]

During managing a Stage Boundary process the request to approve the next Stage Plan is made.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which process allows non-PRINCE2 practices to be integrated into a PRINCE2 project environment when creating products?” tab_id=”1562835800645-8e866748-cba9″][vc_column_text]

Managing Product Delivery allows non-PRINCE2 practices to be integrated into a PRINCE2 project environment when creating products.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which role is responsible for producing a Product Status Account?” tab_id=”1562835801320-33f098b9-f4ec”][vc_column_text]

Project Support responsible for producing a Product Status Account

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which role is responsible for drafting the outline Business Case?” tab_id=”1562835801863-d8e95a82-3628″][vc_column_text]

Executive is responsible for drafting the outline Business Case.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which role confirms stage and project progress against agreed tolerances?” tab_id=”1562835802329-fa9c386a-cd68″][vc_column_text]

Project Assurance confirms stage and project progress against agreed tolerances.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” What are the two types of progress controls provided by PRINCE2?” tab_id=”1562835802886-00564147-765a”][vc_column_text]The two types of progress controls provided by PRINCE2 are –

  • Time-driven
  •  Event-driven

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which process triggers the request to deliver a project?” tab_id=”1562835804062-3af9cf27-e989″][vc_column_text]

Initiating a Project process triggers the request to deliver a project.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Who is responsible for communicating with stakeholders?” tab_id=”1562835804598-30053072-66e9″][vc_column_text]

Project Board is responsible for communicating with stakeholders.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which process can be carried out without using PRINCE2?” tab_id=”1562835805181-0484ae49-f06a”][vc_column_text]

Managing Product Delivery process can be carried out without using PRINCE2.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”During which process is a Checkpoint Report produced?” tab_id=”1562835805767-b5889527-94b1″][vc_column_text]

During Managing Product Delivery process Checkpoint Report is produced.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which document contains the planned and actual dates for product approval and hand-over?” tab_id=”1562835806406-63577ed2-06e7″][vc_column_text]

Product Checklist document contains the planned and actual dates for product approval and hand-over.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which PRINCE2 theme addresses the ongoing viability of the different project plans?” tab_id=”1562835807565-5166a7ab-0ef8″][vc_column_text]

Progress addresses the ongoing viability of the different project plans.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which role maintains the Quality Register?” tab_id=”1562835808222-0a7d8354-4f51″][vc_column_text]

Project support maintains the Quality Register.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which role has the responsibility of setting project tolerances?” tab_id=”1562835808820-0e041d44-d034″][vc_column_text]

Corporate or Program management has the responsibility of setting project tolerances.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which role is responsible for defining and verifying user requirements and expectations?” tab_id=”1562835809448-560bc72a-4823″][vc_column_text]

Senior User is responsible for defining and verifying user requirements and expectations.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the purpose of configuration management?” tab_id=”1562835810296-d05d6abe-8417″][vc_column_text]

The purpose of Configuration Management is to track products.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Which document defines the acceptance criteria and roles for the project?” tab_id=”1562835811848-92587203-0caf”][vc_column_text]

Project Product Description document defines the acceptance criteria and roles for the project. This is created in the Starting up a Project process and used during the Closing a Project process to help verify that the project has delivered to expectations.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column css_animation=”fadeInRight” width=”1/2″][vc_tta_accordion color=”peacoc” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=” During which Process is the Work Package status reviewed?” tab_id=”1562836684664-62d84a7c-1a00″][vc_column_text]

During Controlling a Stage process the Work Package status is reviewed.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Who is responsible for determining the Change Authority and change budget?” tab_id=”1562836684686-fac7a68a-5338″][vc_column_text]

Executive is responsible for determining the Change Authority and change budget.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”According to PRINCE2 processes, during which particular process is the outline business case prepared?” tab_id=”1562836702759-b5987f5e-6f56″][vc_column_text]

During Starting up a Project.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the objective of the Directing a Project process?” tab_id=”1562836703228-1f9092c5-3f78″][vc_column_text]The objectives are –

  • To ensure there is authority to initiate, deliver and close the project
  •  To ensure management direction and control are provided throughout the project and that the project remains viable
  •  Plans for realizing post project benefits are managed and reviewed

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the purpose of the Managing Product Delivery process?” tab_id=”1562836703827-3390483a-48c3″][vc_column_text]The purpose of the Managing Product Delivery process is to control the link between the Project Manager and the Team manager(s).[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” What is the primary objective of the Quality Review Technique?” tab_id=”1562836704271-fa5d3f28-90b4″][vc_column_text]The primary objective of the Quality Review Technique is to involve key interested parties in promoting wider acceptance of the product.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the purpose of a Checkpoint Report?” tab_id=”1562836704708-f2a68232-ab5c”][vc_column_text]The purpose of a Checkpoint Report is to updates the project Manager on the status of a Work Package.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” Who are the primary stakeholders in a PRINCE2 project?” tab_id=”1562836705988-cbef98c3-21a1″][vc_column_text]

Users, Suppliers and Business Sponsors are the primary stakeholders in a PRINCE2 project.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the principles of Prince2?” tab_id=”1562836707351-97363967-bda0″][vc_column_text]The principles are –

  • Manage by stages
  •  Focus on products
  •  Manage by exception
  •  Tailor to suit the project environment
  •  Continued business justification
  •  Learn from experience
  •  Defined roles and responsibilities

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” Define prince2 theme?” tab_id=”1562836708007-daeef0e3-1acc”][vc_column_text]Prince2 Theme is as follows:-

  • Business case
  •  Progress
  •  Change
  •  Risks
  •  Plans
  •  Quality
  •  Organization

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the use of Prince2 method?” tab_id=”1562836708500-4dba445c-49d3″][vc_column_text]

The PRINCE2 method is used to address project management through the four integrated elements of principles processes, the project environment and themes.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is risk register?” tab_id=”1562836708992-57025eae-6272″][vc_column_text]

It is a table which is used to contain the risks that may threaten the goal of the project.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the use of quality register?” tab_id=”1562836709479-2d604487-6e82″][vc_column_text]

Quality register is used to contain the details of all planned quality activities, personnel involved and dates.

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It is a set of notes about change requests, complaints, concerns and problems sent by all project members.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is business case?” tab_id=”1562836710486-a0967f25-e977″][vc_column_text]

  • Revalidates the project
  •  Kick start the project
  •  Owned by the business

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the types of project?” tab_id=”1562836711152-b0a38099-2418″][vc_column_text]The types are –

  • Compulsory
  •  Not for profit
  •  External Project
  •  Evolving Requirements
  •  Multi organization project

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the activities in CP process?” tab_id=”1562836712360-8afb12ca-06f3″][vc_column_text]The activities are –

  • Prepare planned closure
  •  Prepare premature closure
  •  Handover products
  •  Evaluate projects
  • Recommended project closure

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the prince2 deliverables?” tab_id=”1562836713096-9f096f07-2e2a”][vc_column_text]The prince2 deliverables are –

  •  Business case
  •  End of stage report
  •  Project plan
  •  Issue Log
  •  Work package
  •  Risk management plan

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the planning approaches?” tab_id=”1562836713632-1e8b246b-53b6″][vc_column_text]The planning approaches are –

  •  Work based Planning
  •  Deliverable / Product planning.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the activities in DP process?” tab_id=”1562836714102-36f95414-ec17″][vc_column_text]The activities are –

  •  Authorize project closure
  •  Authorize a stage or Exception plan
  •  Authorize Initiation
  •  Give ad – hoc support
  •  Authorize the project

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the activities in SU process?” tab_id=”1562836714592-635d62cc-7aac”][vc_column_text]The activities are –

  • Appoint the executive and project manager
  •  Prepare business case outline
  •  Select project approach
  •  Plan Initiation stage

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the risk strategies?” tab_id=”1562836715305-aa1ed51f-3ccd”][vc_column_text]The risk strategies are –

  •  Risk tolerance
  •  Risk Appetite
  •  Ongoing Activity
  •  Avoid, Seek, Neutral

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” In which process is the justification of the project examined and the Project Plan created?” tab_id=”1562836715903-c54108a7-e8e1″][vc_column_text]

In initiating a Project the justification of the project is examined and the project plan is created.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Who authorizes project initiation?” tab_id=”1562836716550-8dec1f10-d61a”][vc_column_text]

Project Board authorizes project initiation.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”When is the risk management strategy created?” tab_id=”1562836717377-6790d30c-9198″][vc_column_text]During initiating a project process the risk management strategy is created.

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