This is why PMP is a tricky examination. Read the question carefully as it implies a situation where PM creates the schedule. Now if the Project Manager creates the schedule, ofcourse the people who will work on it will have to approve it.
In most of the big companies, functional managers represent the team and they have to approve it.
But lets be sure, PMI wont ask any questions which will have too much ambiguity in it.
Re:Who should approve the detailed project schedul
8 years 3 months ago #820
JD Crump, PMP, ITIL-F
I chose C because the schedule includes the allocation of resources that come from the functional managers ... you need their approval of the requested / planned time for the people coming from their teams. IMHO.
Agree .. there are many reasons why functional managers should be included but the point overall surendra is functional managers matter for the execution of plan and need to be involved in approval of schedule in case they are not included.
This question is from PMFastrack (RMC Projects) question bank.
In the absence of any additional information like whether PM is working in functional organization or who has approved the resources for the project, I went ahead with the logic that - the perons who funds the project (trhe Sposor) should matter most for all the decision making. Hence chose option A.
I only hope that there are no such questions when I take the PMP exam!
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