Sample PMP Question: November 2014

During the project life-cycle, stakeholder identification is expected to be:

A.    A continuous process.
B.    One of the key responsibilities of the project manager and the project sponsor.
C.    Dependent on the project charter.
D.    Focused only on stakeholders who will be impacted as a result of the project.


A: Stakeholder identification will continue throughout the project life-cycle.  As the project proceeds though each phase, additional stakeholders may become involved, while others will be released. Stakeholder identification is conducted primarily by the project management team, but some stakeholders may be identified in the project charter.

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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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