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Process Flow - PMBOK Guide 4th Ed

initiating PLANning
Integration Communications Integration scope scope scope
Develop Project
4.1 Develop Project Charter 10.1 Identify Stakeholders 4.2 5.1 Collect Requirements 5.2 Define Scope 5.3 Create WBS
Management Plan
Inputs Inputs Inputs Inputs Inputs Inputs
1. Project statement of work 1. Project charter 1. Project charter 1. Project charter 1. Project charter 1. Project scope statement
2. Business case 2. Procurement documents 2. Outputs from planning processes 2. Stakeholder register 2. Requirements documentation 2. Requirements documentation
3. Contract 3. Enterprise environmental factors 3. Enterprise environmental factors Tools and Techniques 3. Organizational process assets 3. Organizational process assets
4. Enterprise environmental factors 4. Organizational process assets 4. Organizational process assets 1. Interviews Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques
5. Organizational process assets Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques 2. Focus Groups 1. Expert judgment 1. Decomposition
Tools and Techniques 1. Stakeholder analysis 1. Expert judgment 3. Facilitated workshops 2. Product analysis Outputs
1. Expert judgment 2. Expert judgment Outputs 4. Group creativity techniques 3. Alternatives identification 1. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Outputs Outputs 1. Project management plan 5. Group decision making techniques 4. Facilitated workshops 2. Work Breakdown Structure Dictionary
1. Project charter 1. Stakeholder register 6. Questionnaires and surveys Outputs 3. Scope baseline
2. Stakeholder management strategy 7. Observations 1. Project scope statement 4. Project document updates
8. Prototypes 2. Project document updates
Outputs
1. Requirements documentation
2. Requirements management plan Cost
3. Requirements traceability matrix Time
7.1 Estimate Costs
executing Time 6.5 Develop Schedule
Inputs
Estimate Activity Inputs 1. Scope baseline
Time 6.3 1. Activity list 2. Project schedule
Integration Quality Resources
2. Activity attributes 3. Human resource plan
Inputs 3. Project schedule network diagrams 4. Risk register
Direct and Manage 6.1 Define Activities
4.3 Project Execution 8.2 Perform Quality Assurance 1. Activity list 4. Activity resource requirements 5. Enterprise environmental factors
2. Activity attributes 5. Resource calendars 6. Organizational process assets
Inputs 3. Resource calendars
Inputs Inputs 6. Activity duration estimates Tools and Techniques
1. Scope baseline 4. Enterprise environmental factors
1. Project management plan 1. Project management plan 7. Project scope statement 1. Expert judgment
2. Enterprise environmental factors 5. Organizational process assets
2. Approved change requests 2. Quality metrics 8. Enterprise environmental factors 2. Analogous estimating
3. Organizational process assets Tools and Techniques
3. Enterprise environmental factors 3. Work performance information 9. Organizational process assets 3. Parametric estimating
Tools and Techniques 1. Expert judgment
4. Organizational process assets 4. Quality control measurements Tools and Techniques 4. Bottom-up estimating
1. Decomposition 2. Alternatives analysis
Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques 1. Schedule network analysis 5. Three-point estimates
2. Rolling wave planning 3. Published estimating data
1. Expert judgment 1. Plan Quality and Perform Quality Control 2. Critical path method 6. Reserve analysis
3. Templates 4. Bottom-up estimating
2. Project management information system tools and techniques 3. Critical chain method 7. Cost of quality
4. Expert judgment 5. Project management software
Outputs 2. Quality audits 4. Resource leveling 8. Project management estimating software
Outputs Outputs
1. Deliverables 3. Process analysis 5. What-if scenario analysis 9. Vendor bid analysis
1. Activity list 1. Activity resource requirements
2. Work performance information Outputs 6. Applying leads and lags Outputs
2. Activity attributes 2. Resource breakdown structure
3. Change requests 1. Organizational process assets updates 7. Schedule compression 1. Activity cost estimates
3. Milestone list 3. Project document updates
4. Project management plan updates 2. Change requests 8. Scheduling tool 2. Basis of estimates
5. Project document updates 3. Project management plan updates Outputs 3. Project document updates
4. Project document updates 1. Project schedule
2. Schedule baseline
3. Schedule data
4. Project document updates

Cost
Human Resource Human Resource Time Time
Quality 7.2 Determine Budget
9.3 Develop Project Team Estimate Activity
9.2 Acquire Project Team 6.2 Sequence Activities 6.4 Durations Inputs
8.1 Plan Quality 1. Activity cost estimates
Inputs Inputs Inputs Inputs 2. Basis of estimates
1. Project management plan 1. Project staff assignments 1. Activity list 1. Activity list Inputs
3. Scope baseline
2. Enterprise environmental factors 2. Project management plan 2. Activity attributes 2. Activity attributes 1. Scope baseline
4. Project schedule
3. Organizational process assets 3. Resource calendars 3. Milestone list 3. Activity resource requirements 2. Stakeholder register
5. Resource calendars
Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques 4. Project scope statement 4. Resource calendars 3. Cost performance baseline
6. Contracts
1. Pre-assignment 1. Interpersonal skills 5. Organizational process assets 5. Project scope statement 4. Schedule baseline
7. Organizational process assets
2. Negotiation 2. Training Tools and Techniques 6. Enterprise environmental factors 5. Risk register
Tools and Techniques
3. Acquisition 3. Team-building activities 1. Precedence diagramming method (PDM) 7. Organizational process assets 6. Enterprise environmental factors
1. Cost aggregation
4. Virtual teams 4. Ground rules 2. Dependency determination Tools and Techniques 7. Organizational process assets
2. Reserve analysis
Outputs 5. Co-location 3. Applying leads and lags 1. Expert judgment Tools and Techniques
3. Expert judgment
1. Project staff assignments 6. Recognition and rewards 4. Schedule network templates 2. Analogous estimating 1. Cost-benefit analysis
4. Historical relationships
2. Resource calendars Outputs Outputs 3. Parametric estimating 2. Cost of quality
5. Funding limit reconciliation
3. Project management plan updates 1. Team performance assessments 1. Project schedule network diagrams 4. Three-point estimates 3. Control charts
Outputs
2. Enterprise environmental factors updates 2. Project document updates 5. Reserve analysis 4. Benchmarking
1. Cost performance baseline
Outputs 5. Design of experiments
2. Project funding requirements
1. Activity duration estimates 6. Statistical sampling
3. Project document updates
2. Project document updates 7. Flowcharting
Human Resource 8. Proprietary quality management
methodologies
Communications 9. Additional Quality Planning tools
9.4 Manage Project Team
Risk Outputs
10.3 Distribute Information 1. Quality management plan Communications
Inputs
Risk 2. Quality metrics
1. Project staff assignments 11.1 Plan Risk Management 3. Quality checklists 10.2 Plan Communications
Inputs
2. Project management plan Perform Qualitative Risk
3. Team performance assessments 1. Project management plan
Inputs
11.3 Analysis
4. Process improvement plan
4. Performance reports 2. Performance reports 5. Project document updates Inputs
1. Project scope statement 1. Stakeholder register
5. Organizational process assets 3. Organizational process assets Inputs
2. Cost management plan 2. Stakeholder management strategy
Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques 1. Risk register
3. Schedule management plan 3. Enterprise environmental factors
1. Observation and conversation 1. Communication methods 2. Risk management plan
4. Communications management plan 4. Organizational process assets
2. Project performance appraisals 2. Information distribution tools 3. Project scope statement Human Resource
5. Enterprise environmental factors Tools and Techniques
3. Conflict management Outputs 4. Organizational process assets
6. Organizational process assets
4. Issue log 1. Organizational process assets updates Tools and Techniques Develop Human Resource 1. Communication requirements analysis
Tools and Techniques
1. Risk probability and impact assessment 9.1 Plan 2. Communication technology
5. Interpersonal skills 1. Planning meetings and analysis
Outputs 2. Probability and impact matrix 3. Communication models
Outputs Inputs 4. Communication methods
1. Enterprise environmental factors updates 3. Risk data quality assessment
1. Risk management plan 1. Activity resource requirements Outputs
2. Organizational process assets updates 4. Risk categorization
2. Enterprise environmental factors 1. Communications management plan
3. Change requests 5. Risk urgency assessment
3. Organizational process assets 2. Project document updates
4. Project management plan updates Procurement 6. Expert judgment
Tools and Techniques
Outputs
1. Organization charts and position
1. Risk register updates
12.2 Conduct Procurements descriptions
2. Networking Procurement
Inputs
Risk 3. Organizational theory
1. Project management plan Outputs
2. Procurement documents 11.2 Identify Risks 1. Human resource plan 12.1 Plan Procurements
Communications 3. Source selection criteria
4. Qualified seller list Inputs Inputs
Manage Stakeholder 1. Scope baseline
10.4 Expectations 5. Seller proposals 1. Risk management plan
6. Project documents 2. Activity cost estimates Risk 2. Requirements documentation
Inputs 7. Make-or-buy decisions 3. Activity duration estimates 3. Teaming agreements
4. Scope baseline 4. Risk register
1. Stakeholder register 8. Teaming agreements Risk 11.5 Plan Risk Responses 5. Risk-related contract decisions
2. Stakeholder management strategy 9. Organizational process assets 5. Stakeholder register
3. Project management plan Tools and Techniques 6. Cost management plan Perform Quantitative Risk 6. Activity resource requirements
4. Issue log 7. Schedule management plan 11.4 Analysis
Inputs 7. Project schedule
1. Bidder conferences 1. Risk register
5. Change log 2. Proposal evaluation techniques 8. Quality management plan 8. Activity cost estimates
Inputs 2. Risk management plan 9. Cost performance baseline
6. Organizational process assets 3. Independent estimates 9. Project documents
1. Risk register Tools and Techniques 10. Enterprise environmental factors
Tools and Techniques 4. Expert judgment 10. Enterprise environmental factors
2. Risk management plan 1. Strategies for negative risks or threats 11. Organizational process assets
1. Communication methods 5. Advertising 11. Organizational process assets
3. Cost management plan 2. Strategies for positive risks or opportunities Tools and Techniques
2. Interpersonal skills 6. Internet search Tools and Techniques
4. Schedule management plan 3. Contingent response strategies 1. Make-or-buy analysis
3. Management skills 7. Procurement negotiations 1. Documentation reviews
5. Organizational process assets 4. Expert judgment 2. Expert judgment
Outputs Outputs 2. Information gathering techniques
Tools and Techniques Outputs 3. Contract types
1. Organizational process assets updates 1. Selected sellers 3. Checklist analysis
1. Data gathering and representation 1. Risk register updates Outputs
2. Change requests 2. Procurement contract award 4. Assumptions analysis
techniques 2. Risk-related contract decisions 1. Procurement management plan
3. Project management plan updates 3. Resource calendars 5. Diagramming techniques
2. Quantitative risk analysis and modeling 3. Project management plan updates 2. Procurement statements of work
4. Project document updates 4. Change requests 6. SWOT analysis
techniques 4. Project document updates 3. Make-or-buy decisions
5. Project management plan updates 7. Expert judgment
3. Expert judgment 4. Procurement documents
6. Project document updates Outputs
Outputs 5. Source selection criteria
1. Risk register
1. Risk register updates 6. Change requests

MONITORING & CONTROLLING closing


scope Time Quality Integration
Risk
5.4 Verify Scope 6.6 Control Schedule 8.3 Perform Quality Control 4.6 Close Project or Phase
11.6 Monitor and Control Risks
Inputs Inputs Inputs Inputs
1. Project management plan 1. Project management plan 1. Project management plan Inputs 1. Project management plan
2. Requirements documentation 2. Project schedule 2. Quality metrics 1. Risk register 2. Accepted deliverables
3. Requirements traceability matrix 3. Work performance information 3. Quality checklists 2. Project management plan 3. Organizational process assets
4. Work performance measurements Tools and Techniques
Integration 4. Validated deliverables 4. Organizational process assets 3. Work performance information
Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques 5. Approved change requests 4. Performance reports 1. Expert judgment
Monitor and Control 1. Inspection 1. Performance reviews 6. Deliverables Tools and Techniques Outputs
4.4 Project Work Outputs 2. Variance analysis 7. Organizational process assets 1. Final product, service, or result transition
1. Risk reassessment
1. Accepted deliverables 3. Project management software Tools and Techniques 2. Risk audits 2. Organizational process assets updates
Inputs 1. Cause and effect diagrams
2. Change requests 4. Resource leveling 3. Variance and trend analysis
1. Project management plan 2. Control charts
3. Project document updates 5. What-if scenario analysis 4. Technical performance measurement
2. Performance reports 3. Flowcharting
6. Adjusting leads and lags 5. Reserve analysis
3. Enterprise environmental factors 4. Histogram
7. Schedule compression 6. Status meetings
4. Organizational process assets 5. Pareto chart
8. Scheduling tool Outputs Procurement
Tools and Techniques 6. Run chart
Outputs 1. Risk register updates
1. Expert judgment scope 7. Scatter diagram
1. Work performance measurements 2. Organizational process assets updates
Outputs
2. Organizational process assets updates 8. Statistical sampling 3. Change requests
12.4 Close Procurements
1. Change requests 9. Inspection
2. Project management plan updates 5.5 Control Scope 3. Change requests 4. Project management plan updates
Inputs
4. Project management plan updates 10. Approved change requests review 5. Project document updates
3. Project document updates Outputs 1. Project management plan
Inputs 5. Project document updates
1. Quality control measurements 2. Procurement documentation
1. Project management plan
2. Validated changes Tools and Techniques
2. Work performance information
3. Validated deliverables 1. Procurement audits
3. Requirements documentation
4. Organizational process assets updates 2. Negotiated settlements
4. Requirements traceability matrix
5. Change requests 3. Records management system
Integration 5. Organizational process assets Procurement Outputs
Tools and Techniques 6. Project management plan updates
Perform Integrated Cost 7. Project document updates 1. Closed procurements
1. Variance analysis 12.3
4.5 Change Control Administer Procurements 2. Organizational process assets updates
Outputs
1. Work performance measurements 7.3 Control Costs
Inputs Inputs
2. Organizational process assets updates
1. Project management plan Inputs 1. Procurement documents
3. Change requests
2. Work performance information 1. Project management plan 2. Project management plan
4. Project management plan updates Communications
3. Change requests 2. Project funding requirements 3. Contract
5. Project document updates
4. Enterprise environmental factors 3. Work performance information 4. Performance reports Project Management Processes
5. Organizational process assets 4. Organizational process assets 10.5 Report Performance 5. Approved change requests
Tools and Techniques Tools and Techniques 6. Work performance information
Based on the PMBOK® Guide – 4th Edition (English Version)
1. Expert judgment 1. Earned value measurement Inputs Tools and Techniques
2. Change control meetings 1. Contract change control system Adapted by | Ricardo Viana Vargas, MSc, IPMA-B, PMP
2. Forecasting 1. Project management plan
2. Procurement performance reviews ricardo.vargas@macrosolutions.com.br
Outputs 3. To-complete performance index (TCPI) 2. Work performance information
1. Change request status updates 3. Inspections and audits Copyright | Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project
4. Performance reviews 3. Work performance measurements
2. Project management plan updates 4. Performance reports Management Body of Knowledge - Fourth Edition (PMBOK®
5. Variance analysis 4. Budget forecasts
Guide)-, Project Management Institute, Inc., (2008).
3. Project document updates 6. Project management software 5. Organizational process assets 5. Payment systems
6. Claims administration Copyright and all rights reserved.
Outputs Tools and Techniques
1. Work performance measurements 1. Variance analysis 7. Records management system The material from this publication has been reproduced with the
2. Budget forecasts 2. Forecasting methods Outputs permission of PMI.
3. Organizational process assets updates 3. Communication methods 1. Procurement documentation Graphic Design | Designlândia
4. Change requests 4. Reporting systems 2. Organizational process assets updates Review | Wagner Maxsen e Sueli Barroso
5. Project management plan updates Outputs 3. Change requests
6. Project document updates 1. Performance reports 4. Project management plan updates Explanatory Note | The represented process flow is
2. Organizational process assets updates based on figures 3.5, 3.8, 3.29, 3.38 e 3.49 of the
PMBOK® Guide. Only the connections presented in
3. Change requests the cited figures are depicted in the flow. To see the
detailed relationships, please recall the process data
flow diagrams in the PMBOK® Guide.
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