Sample PMP® Question: April 2016

integrated change control

When any request forces changes to the plan, an experienced project manager only implements the changes after receiving an approved change request, to maintain the integrity of baselines. This is done as a part of:

  1. Monitor and Control Project Work.
  2. Develop Project Management Plan.
  3. Direct and Manage Project Work.
  4. Perform Integrated Change Control.


integrated change control

A.  The Integrated Change Control process maintains the integrity of baselines, and takes place from the beginning of the project to its end.


Source of Integrated Change Control PMP Sample Question


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PMP Candidate Next Steps


Answering sample questions is an important part of preparing for the Project Management Profession (PMP) exam. Did you answer this question correctly?  If so, great, congratulations!  If not, perhaps your understanding of integrated change control is different from the Project Management Institute’s definition, in which case you might benefit from more time with your PMP preparation materials, or some PMP prep training.  It’s not that your understanding is necessarily wrong, but you need to answer the exam questions from PMI’s perspective.


Perform Integrated Change Control is a Monitoring and Controlling Process in the Project Integration Management knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide.


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