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The 10 Knowledge Areas & ITTOs
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Process Name Develop Project Charter Inputs Project Statement of Work Business Case Project Integration Management Outputs Project Charter Develop Project Management Plan Agreements Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Project Charter Outputs From other Processes Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Project Management Plan Approved Change Requests Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Tools & Techniques Experts Judgment Facilitation Techniques Project Management Plan Experts Judgment Facilitation Techniques Direct and Manage Project Work Deliverables Work Performance data Change requests Project management plan updates Change Requests Work performance reports Project management plan updates Project documents updates Experts Judgment Project management information system Meetings Experts Judgment Analytical techniques Project management information system Meetings Monitor and Control Project Work Project Management Plan Costs forecasts Schedule forecasts Validated changes Work performance information Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Project Management Plan Work Performance reports Change Requests Enterprise Environmental Factors Perform Integrated Change Control Close Project or Phase Organizational Process Assets Project Management Plan Accepted deliverables Organizational Process Assets Approved change requests Change log Project management plan updates Project documents updates Final product.net . service. or result transition Organizational Process Assets updates Experts Judgment Meetings Change log tools Experts Judgment Analytical techniques Meetings http://www.pmlead.

• The project Charter o Authorizes Project Manager o Created based on a business need. articulation and interactive actions those are crucial to project completion. It also involves making tradeoffs among competing objectives and alternatives. and controlled. reviewing.Project Integration Management Unification. and implementing approved changes to achieve the project’s objectives. Integration is about making choices. project objectives. It may be summary or detailed and may be composed of one or more subsidiary management plans and other planning documents o The plan guides your work on the project o It is iterative and progressively elaborated o PMBOK does not offer Project Management Methodology Direct and Manage Project Work o The process of leading and performing the work defined in the project management plan. and reporting project progress against the performance objectives defined in the project management plan o The process of reviewing. project records. and key milestone dates. formal acceptance. about where to concentrate resources and efforts. executed. or a market demand o Signed by the performing organization’s senior management. and managing changes across the project Close Project / Phase o The process of finalizing all activities to close the project/phase o Main risk here is resources tend to leave even before closing the project properly. Monitor and Control Project Work o The process of tracking. acceptance criteria. o Officially confirms the start of the project o Includes high level project requirements. Develop Project management Plan o A formal. consolidation. lessons learned • • • • Perform Integrated Change Control • . Integration is primarily concerned with effectively integrating the processes among the Project Management Process Groups. a customer request. approving. approved document that defines how the project is managed. product requirements. o Evaluating project success/failure.

pmlead. process assets updates Inspection Group decision-making techniques Control Scope Variance analysis http://www.Process Name Plan Scope Management Project Scope Management Project management plan Project charter Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Scope management plan Requirements management plan Stakeholder management plan Project charter Stakeholder register Inputs Scope management plan Requirements management plan Outputs Experts Judgment Meetings Tools & Techniques Collect Requirements Requirements documentation Requirements traceability matrix Interviews Focus group Facilitated workshops Group creativity techniques Group decision-making techniques Questionnaires and surveys Observations Prototypes Benchmarking Context diagram Document analysis Experts Judgment Product analysis Alternative generation Facilitated workshops Experts Judgment Decomposition Define Scope Create WBS Validate Scope Scope management plan Project charter Requirements documentation Organizational Process Assets Scope management plan Project scope statement Requirements documentation Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Project management plan Requirements documentation Requirements traceability matrix Verified deliverables Work performance data Project management plan Requirements documentation Requirements traceability matrix Work performance data Organizational process assets Project scope statement Project documents updates Scope baseline Project documents updates Accepted deliverables Change requests Work performance information Project documents updates Work performance information Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Org.net .

• Plan Scope Management o The process of creating a scope management plan the documents how the project scope will be defined. and only the work required. defining and documenting stakeholders’ needs to meet the project objectives Define Scope o The process of developing a detailed description of the project and product Create WBS o The process of subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller and more manageable components. service. validated. Validate Scope o The process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables. The project scope is measured against the project management plan and it is usually include the product scope . or result. The completion of product scope is measured against the product requirements Project scope: The work performed to deliver a product.Project Scope Management Includes the processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required. to complete the project successfully. and controlled Collect Requirements o The process of determining. service. Control Scope o The process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline • • • • • The term scope can refer to: • • Product scope: The features and functions that characterize a product. or result with the specified features and functions.

net .pmlead.Project Time Management Process Name Plan Schedule Management Define Activities Project management plan Project charter Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Schedule management plan Scope baseline Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Schedule management plan Activity list Activity attributes Milestone list Project scope statement Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Schedule management plan Activity list Activity attributes Resource calendars Risk registrar Activity cost estimates Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Schedule management plan Activity list Activity attributes Activity resource requirements Work performance data Resource calendars Project scope statement Risk register Resource breakdown structure Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Inputs Schedule management plan Outputs Experts Judgment Analytical techniques Meetings Tools & Techniques Activity list Activity attributes Milestone list Project schedule network diagram Project documents updates Decomposition Rolling wave planning Experts Judgment Precedence diagramming method(PDM) Dependency determination Leads and lags Sequence Activities Estimate Activity Resources Activity resource requirements Resource breakdown structure Project documents updates Experts Judgment Alternative analysis Published estimating data Bottom-up estimating Project management software Estimate Activity Duration Activity duration estimate Project documents updates Experts Judgment Analogous estimating Parametric estimating Three-point estimating Group decision-making techniques Reserve analysis http://www.

Develop Schedule Schedule management plan Activity list Activity attributes Project schedule network diagram Activity resource requirements Resource calendars Activity duration estimate Project scope statement Risk register Project staff assignments Resource breakdown structure Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Project management plan Project schedule Work performance data Project calendars Schedule data Organizational Process Assets Schedule baseline Project schedule Schedule data Project calendars Project management plan updates Project documents updates Schedule network analysis Critical path method Critical chain method Resource optimization techniques Modeling techniques Leads and lags Schedule compression Scheduling tools Control Schedule Work performance information Schedule forecasts Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational Process Assets updates Performance reviews Project management software Resource optimization techniques Modeling techniques Leads and lags Schedule compression Scheduling tools .

resource requirements. people. procedures. and controlling the project schedule Define Activities o The process of identifying the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables Sequence Activities o The process of identifying and documenting relationships among the project activities Estimate Activity Resources o The process of estimating the type and quantities of material. • Plan Schedule Management o The process of establishing the policies. or is a subsidiary plan of. developing. The schedule management plan is contained in. The project time management processes and their associated tools and techniques are documented in the schedule management plan. or supplies required to perform each activity Estimate Activity Durations o The process of approximating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources. Control Schedule o The process of monitoring the status of the project to update project progress and managing changes to the schedule baseline. Develop Schedule o The process of analyzing activity sequences. and documentation for planning. durations. executing. the project management plan. managing. equipment. and schedule constraints to create the project schedule model.Project Time Management Project Time Management includes the processes required to manage timely completion of the project. • • • • • • .

net .Process Name Plan Cost Management Estimate Costs Project Cost Management Project management plan Project charter Enterprise Environmental Factors Organizational Process Assets Cost management plan HR management plan Scope baseline Project schedule Risk register Requirements documentation Organizational Process Assets Inputs Cost management plan Outputs Experts Judgment Analytical techniques Meetings Tools & Techniques Activity cost estimates Basis of estimates Project documents updates Determine Budget Cost management plan Scope baseline Activity cost estimates Basis of estimates Project schedule Resource calendars Risk register Agreements Organizational Process Assets Project management plan Project funding requirements Work performance data Organizational Process Assets Cost baseline Project funding requirements Project documents updates Experts Judgment Analogous estimating Parametric estimating Bottom-up estimating Three-point estimating Reserve analysis Cost of quality Project management software Vendor bid analysis Group decision-making techniques Cost aggregation Reserve analysis Expert judgment Historical relationships Funding limit reconciliation Control Costs Work performance information Cost forecasts Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates Earned value management Forecasting To-complete performance index(TCPI) Performance reviews Project management software Reserve analysis http://www.pmlead.

budgeting. and documentation for planning. funding. managing. managing. and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget. • • • . and controlling project costs Estimate Costs o The process of developing an approximation of the monetary resources needed to complete project activities Determine Budget o The process of aggregating the estimated costs of individual activities or work packages to establish an authorized cost baseline. Control Costs o The process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project budget and managing changes to the cost baseline.Project Cost Management Include the processes Involved in planning. expending. estimating. procedures. • Plan Cost Management o The process that establishes the policies.

net .Process Name Plan Quality Management Project Quality Management Project management plan Stakeholder register Risk register Requirements documentation Enterprise environmental factors Organizational Process Assets Inputs Quality management plan Process improvement plan Quality metrics Quality checklists Project documents updates Outputs Perform Quality Assurance Quality management plan Process improvement plan Quality metrics Quality control measurements Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational Process Assets updates Quality control measurements Validated changes Validated deliverables Work performance information Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates Cost-benefit analysis Cost of quality Seven basic quality tools benchmarking Design of experiments Statistical sampling Additional quality planning tools Meetings Quality management and control tools Quality audits Process analysis Tools & Techniques Control Quality Project documents Project management plan Quality metrics Quality Checklists Work performance data Approved change requests Deliverables Project documents Organizational Process Assets Seven basic quality tools Statistical sampling Inspection Approved change requests review http://www.pmlead.

as appropriate. and documenting how the project will demonstrate compliance with quality requirements Perform Quality Assurance(QA) o The process of auditing the quality requirements and the results from quality control measurements to ensure appropriate quality standards and operational definitions are used. Perform Quality Control(QC) o The process of monitoring and recording results of executing the quality activities to assess performance and recommend necessary changes. and responsibilities so that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken. objectives. • • . It implements the quality management system through policy and procedures with continuous process improvement activities conducted throughout. • Plan Quality Management o The process of identifying quality requirements and/or standards for the project and product.Project Quality Management Includes the processes and activities of the performing organization that determine quality policies.

pmlead.Process Name Plan HR Management Project Human Resource Management Project management plan Activity resource requirements Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Inputs HR management plan Outputs Acquire Project Team HR management plan Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Project staff assignments Resource calendars Project management plan updates Organization charts and position description Networking Organizational theory Expert judgment Meetings Pre.assignments Negotiation Acquisition Virtual teams Multi-criteria decision plan updates Interpersonal skills Training Team-building activities Ground rules Colocation Recognition and rewards Personal assessment tools Observation and conversation Project performance appraisals Conflict management Interpersonal skills Tools & Techniques Develop Project Team HR management plan Project staff assignments Resource calendars Team performance assessments Enterprise environmental factors updates Manage Project Team HR management plan Project staff assignments Team performance assessments Issue log Work performance reports Organizational process assets Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Project management plan updates Organizational process assets http://www.net .

Project Human Resource Management HR management includes the processes that organize. and managing changes to optimize project performance • • • . and lead the project team. reporting relationships. This group can also be referred to as the core. executive. and closing the various project phases. planning. resolving issues. manage. responsibilities. and creating a staffing management plan Acquire Project Team o The process of confirming human resource availability and obtaining the team necessary to complete project assignments Develop Project Team o The process of improving the competencies. and is responsible for the project management and leadership activities such as initiating. or leadership team. providing feedback. controlling. “The project management team.” • Plan Human Resource Management o The process of identifying and documenting project roles. executing. is a subset of the project team. and the overall team environment to enhance project performance. monitoring. team member interaction. Manage Project Team o The process of tracking team member performance. and required skills.

pmlead.Process Name Plan Communication Management Project Communications Management Project management plan Stakeholder register Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Inputs Manage Communications Communication management plan Work performance reports Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Control Communications Project management plan Project communications Issue log Work performance data Organizational process assets Communication management Communication plan requirements analysis Project documents updates Communication technology Communication models Communication Methods Meetings Project communications Communication technology Project management plan Communication models updates Project documents updates Communication methods Organizational process assets Information updates management systems Performance reporting Work performance Information information management systems Change requests Expert judgment Project management plan Meeting updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates Outputs Tools & Techniques http://www.net .

storage. distribution. Project managers spend the majority of their time communicating with team members and other project stakeholders. management. retrieval. collecting.Project Communications Management Includes the processes required to ensure timely and appropriate planning. collection. and available organizational assets Manage Communications o The process of creating. storing. distributing. retrieving and ultimate disposition of project information in accordance with communications management plan Control Communications o The process of monitoring and controlling communications throughout the entire project life cycle • • . monitoring. • Plan Communications Management o The process of developing an appropriate approach and plan for communications based on stakeholder’s information needs and requirements. control. and ultimate disposition of project information.

pmlead.net .Process Name Inputs Plan Risk Management Project management plan Project Risk Management Identify Risks Project charter Stakeholder register Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Risk management plan Cost management plan Schedule management plan Quality management plan HR management plan Scope baseline Activity cost estimates Activity duration estimates Stakeholder register Project documents Procurement documents Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Risk management plan Scope baseline Risk register Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Risk management plan Outputs Analytical techniques Expert judgment Meetings Tools & Techniques Risk register Documentations reviews Information gathering techniques Checklist analysis Assumptions analysis Diagramming techniques SWOT analysis Expert judgment Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Project documents updates Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Risk management plan Cost management plan Schedule management plan Risk register Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Risk management plan Risk register Project documents updates Risk probability and impact assessment Probability and impact matrix Risk data quality assessment Risk categorization Risk urgency assessment Expert judgment Data gathering and representation techniques Quantitative risk analysis and modeling techniques Expert judgment Plan Risk Responses Project management plan updates Project documents updates Strategies for negative risks or threats Strategies for positive risks or opportunity Contingent response http://www.

Control Risks Project management plan Risk register Work performance data Work performance reports Work performance information Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates strategies Expert judgment Risk reassessment Risk audits Variance and trend analysis Technical performance measurements Reserve analysis Meetings Project Risk Management The processes of conducting risk management planning. Plan Risk Responses o The process of developing options and actions to enhance opportunities and to reduce threats to project objectives. and decrease the probability and impact of negative events in the project. identifying new risks. The objectives of Project Risk Management are to increase the probability and impact of positive events. and monitoring and control on a project. cost. Risk is an uncertain event or condition that. analysis. identification. schedule. response planning. and quality. if it occurs. and evaluating risk process effectiveness throughout the project. monitoring residual risks.” • • Plan Risk Management o The process of defining how to conduct risk management activities for a project Identify Risks o The process of determining which risks may affect the project and documenting their characteristics Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis o The process of prioritizing risks for further analysis or action by assessing and combining their probability of occurrence and impact Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis o The process of numerically analyzing the effect of identified risks on overall project objectives. Control Risks o The process of implementing risk response plans. “Project risk is always in the future. Objectives can include scope. • • • • . tracking identified risks. has an effect on at least one project objective.

net .Process Name Plan Procurement Management Project Procurement Management Project management plan Requirements documentation Risk register Activity resource requirements Project schedule Activity cost estimates Stakeholder register Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Procurement management plan Procurement documents Source selection criteria Seller proposals Project documents Make-or-buy decision Procurement statement of work Inputs Procurement management plan Procurement statement of work Procurement documents Source selection criteria Make-or-buy decision Change requests Project document updates Outputs Make-or-buy analysis Expert judgment Market research Meetings Tools & Techniques Conduct Procurements Selected seller Agreements Resource calendars Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Bidder conference Proposal evaluation techniques Independent estimates Expert judgment Advertising Analytical techniques Procurement negotiations Contract change control system Procurement performance review Inspections and audits Performance reporting Payment systems Claims administrations Records management system Procurement audits Procurement negotiations Records management system Control Procurements Organizational process assets Procurement management plan Procurement documents Agreements Approved change request Work performance reports Work performance data Work performance information Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates Close Procurements Project management plan Procurement documents Closed Procurement Organizational process assets updates http://www.pmlead.

monitoring contract performance. and awarding a contract Control Procurements o The process of managing procurement relationships. services. Close Procurements o The process of completing each project procurement • • • . or results needed from outside the project team. or results of a project. specifying the approach. and making changes and corrections as needed.Project Procurement Management Includes the processes necessary to purchase or acquire products. services. and identifying potential sellers Conduct Procurements o The process of obtaining seller responses. selecting a seller. The organization can be either the buyer or seller of the products. • Plan Procurement Management o The process of documenting project purchasing decisions.

Process Name Identify Stakeholders Project Stakeholder Management Project Charter Procurement documents Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Project management plan Stakeholder register Enterprise environmental factors Organizational process assets Stakeholder management plan Communication management plan Change log Organizational process assets Inputs Stakeholder register Outputs Stakeholder analysis Expert judgment Meetings Expert judgment Meetings Tools & Techniques Plan Stakeholder Management Stakeholder management plan Procurement documents updates Analytical techniques Communication methods Interpersonal skills Management skills Manage Stakeholder Engagement Issue log Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates Work performance information Change requests Project management plan updates Project documents updates Organizational process assets updates Control Stakeholder Engagement Project management plan Issue log Work performance data Project documents Information management system Expert judgment Meetings http://www.pmlead.net .

influence and impact on project success. or outcome of the project. • Identify Stakeholders o The process of identifying all people or organizations could impact or be impacted by a decision. activity.Project Stakeholder Management Includes the processes required to identify the people. Plan Stakeholder Management o The process of developing appropriate management strategies to effectively engage stakeholders throughout the project life cycle Manage Stakeholder Engagement o The process of communicating and working with stakeholders to meet their needs/expectations Control Stakeholder Engagement o The process of monitoring overall project stakeholder relationships and adjusting strategies and plans for engaging stakeholders • • • . and to develop appropriate management strategies for effectively engaging stakeholders in project decisions and execution. to analyze stakeholder expectations and their impact on the project. involvement. groups. or organizations that could impact or be impacted by the project. and analyzing and documenting relevant information regarding their interests.

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