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Business English Exercise | Topic: Project Management Vocabulary 2

Designed to teach you the most common vocabulary/terms used by project managers. This exercise is meant for ESL (English as a second language) students, but will be useful to anyone wanting to learn this specialized terminology.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. The __________________ ( = supplier) promised that the new servers would be delivered by next week.
  vending machine

2. An experienced project manager is good at __________________ how long each activity will take.

3. Nancy, since you're really busy, I've ______________________ some of your duties to Tom.

4. Critical time = __________________ time

5. If an activity is not "effort-driven" but "of a fixed duration", it means that:
  the activity will take less time if more people are hired
  the activity is not interesting.
  the activity will take the same amount of time no matter how many people work on it

6. I have ______________________ ( = set aside) 10 hours to complete this task.

7. Betty is great at managing her time. = She's got excellent ______________________.
  time management skills
  time management skill
  managing her time skills

8. A ______________________ is a tangible, measurable output of a task.

9. A project's ______________________ is the time when it's moved from a development status to a production status.
  information phase
  implementation phase
  implementing phase

10. A product's "______________________" refers to the entire span of its existence - from its initial inception to the final version of the product (and its decline if applicable).
  life term
  life bicycle
  life cycle

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