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Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge

Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge - 4th edition

Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9781933890517

ISBN10: 1933890517

Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge by Project Management Institute - ISBN 9781933890517
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Project Management Institute, Inc.
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Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge by Project Management Institute - ISBN 9781933890517

ISBN13: 9781933890517

ISBN10: 1933890517

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Edition: 4TH 08
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The PMBOK9(r) Guide – Fourth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is even easier to understand and implement, with improved consistency and greater clarification.
  • Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents Preface vii The Project Management Framework
1 Introduction 3 1.1 Purpose of the PMBOK GUIDE 3 1.2 What is a Project? 5 1.3 What is Project Management? 8 1.4 The PMBOK GUIDE Structure 9 1.5 Areas of Expertise 12 1.6 Project Management Context 16 Project Life Cycle and Organization 19

2.1 The Project Life Cycle 19 2.2 Project Stakeholders 24 2.3 Organizational Influences 27 The Standard for Project Management of a Project 35 Project Management Processes for a Project 37

3.1 Project Management Processes 39 3.2 Project management Process Groups 40 3.3 Process Interactions 67 3.4 Project Management Process Mapping 69 The Project Management Knowledge Areas 71 Introduction 73 Process Flow Diagrams 73 Major Project Documents 76 Project Integration Management 77

4.1 Develop Project Charter 81 4.2 Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement 86 4.3 Develop Project Management Plan 88 4.4 Direct and Manage Project Execution 91 4.5 Monitor and Control Project Work 94 4.6 Integrated Change Control 96 4.7 Close Project 100 Project Scope Management 103

5.1 Scope Planning 107 5.2 Scope Definition 109 5.3 Create WBS 112 5.4 Scope Verification 118 5.5 Scope Control 119 Project Time Management 123

6.1 Activity Definition 127 6.2 Activity Sequencing 130 6.3 Activity Resource Estimating 135 6.4 Activity Duration Estimating 139 6.5 Schedule Development 143 6.6 Schedule Control 152 Project Cost Management 157

7.1 Cost Estimating 161 7.2 Cost Budgeting 167 7.3 Cost Control 171 Project Quality Management 179

8.1 Quality Planning 183 8.2 Perform Quality Assurance 187 8.3 Perform Quality Control 190 Project Human Resource Management 199

9.1 Human Resource Planning 202 9.2 Acquire Project Team 209 9.3 Develop Project Team 212 9.4 Manage Project Team 215 Project Communications Management 221

10.1 Communications Planning 225 10.2 Information Distribution 228 10.3 Performance Reporting 231 10.4 Manage Stakeholders 235 Project Risk Management 237

11.1 Risk Management Planning 242 11.2 Risk Identification 246 11.3 Qualitative Risk Analysis 249 11.4 Quantitative Risk Analysis 254 11.5 Risk Response Planning 260 11.6 Risk Monitoring and Control 264 Project Procurement Management 269

12.1 Plan Purchases and Acquisitions 274 12.2 Plan Contracting 281 12.3 Request Seller Responses 284 12.4 Select Sellers 286 12.5 Contract Administration 290 12.6 Contract Closure 295

Appendices 307 Third Edition Changes 301 Evolution of PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge 309 Contributors and Reviewers of PMBOK Guide - Third Edition 321 Application Area Extensions 329 Additional Sources of Information on Project Management 333 Summary of Project Management Knowledge Areas 337 Glossary and Index 343 References 345 Glossary 347 Index 377

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