Sample PMP Question: January 2015 2 comments

While selecting projects, the sponsor directs you as the project manager to pick the BEST project your company can pursue.  Considering the following options, which project would you recommend:

A.    Project A with a BCR of 3:1
B.    Project B with a BCR of 2:1
C.    Project C with a BCR of 5:2
D.    Project D with a BCR of 5:4


A: You should pick the project with the highest Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR).  A is therefore the best option.

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About Kevin Archbold

Kevin Archbold, PMP, PMI-SP, has over 30 years of project management experience with large and small organizations in a variety of industries, including automotive, nuclear, telecommunications, trucking, IT, recruiting, mining, construction, and government. Kevin has presented at local and national levels within the Project Management Institute (PMI), is the winner of a local chapter PMI Project of the Year Award, and is the current president of a PMI Chapter.

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