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Business English Exercise | Topic: Project Management Vocabulary 3

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. To "set __________________" means to set a system of who is responsible for what and who answers to whom (in a project).
  a deep net

2. We had some issues, but we __________________.
  worked out
  worked them out
  fixed it

3. The difference between a "process" and a "project" is that a process is often __________________, while a project is not.

4. The traditional three constraints ( = limitations) of a project are its __________________ ( = what must be done), time and cost.

5. If something is done on a "__________________budget" it means that there's not a lot of money to spend.

6. One of my responsibilities as a project manager was to __________________ ( = to keep an eye on) and report progress.

7. Making a list of tasks with the most important ones on top is called ______________________.
  priority writing
  priority making

8. What are some of the ______________________ ( = goals) of the project you're working on?

9. Large-__________ projects are usually very complex, and require a lot of planning.

10. An "event ______________________" is series of events, usually with one causing another, and so on.

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