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How To Answer What Does Project Manager Do Next? 10 months 3 weeks ago #15467

  • Rohan Panade PMP
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Hello Everyone,
Can you please help with any tips or technique to answer below type of question- This one I am struggling to answer more effectively!
1. What do project manager do next?
2. What do you do next?

Highly appreicate your inputs at the earliest!

Regards,
Rohan Panade

How To Answer What Does Project Manager Do Next? 10 months 3 weeks ago #15469

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Hi Rohan,

The trick to answering the "what do you do next" questions is twofold:
1. Know what process you are in the project, based on the background information provided in the question.
2. Understand the order of the 49 processes so you know which process comes next.

For example, if the question implies that you are currently sequencing project activities, then the next step would be estimating activity durations.

There are a lot of questions like this on the exam, so knowing how to answer them is very important. Just understand the order of the 49 processes, and you'll be in good shape.

How To Answer What Does Project Manager Do Next? 10 months 3 weeks ago #15484

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Hey Emily,
Thank you a million times - Sincerly appreicate you swift response.. It was so basic but somtimes we tend to forget.
Thank you so much again. Its helpful!!!

Regards,
Rohan Panade

How To Answer What Does Project Manager Do Next? 10 months 3 weeks ago #15485

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Emily is spot on. If I may add to that, Always understand the situation, then analyse, before making any decision / taking any action
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