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The Project Management Body of Knowledge – PMBOK

The Project Management Body of Knowledge - PMBOK
Overview The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is a collection of processes and knowledge areas generally accepted as best practice within the project management discipline. It also provides and promotes a common vocabulary within the project management profession for discussing, writing, and applying project management concepts. Such a standard vocabulary is an essential element of... 

Project Integration Management

Project Integration Management
What is Project Integration Management? Integration management is an element of project management that coordinates all aspects of a project. Project integration, when properly performed, ensures that all processes in a project run smoothly. Integration management will produce a series of deliverables. These deliverables include the project charter, project plan, and preliminary project scope statement. Project... 

Project Procurement Management

Project Procurement Management
What is Project Procurement Management? Project Procurement Management is part of the project management process, in which products or services are aquired or purchased from outside the project team, in order to complete the task or project. Project procurement involves a systematic process of identifying and procuring, through purchase or acquisition, necessary project services, goods, or results... 

Project Human Resource Management

Project Human Resource Management
What is Project Human Resource Management? Project Human Resource Management includes the processes that organize, manage, and lead the project team. The project team is comprised of the people with assigned roles and responsibilities for completing the project. The type and number of project team members can change frequently as the project progresses. Project team members may also be referred to... 

Project Quality Management

Project Quality Management
What is Project Quality Management? Project Quality Management is the management of the processes of the performing organization that determine quality policies, objectives, and responsibilities so that project will satisfy the needs for which it is undertaken. The purpose of quality management in projects is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered fit-for-purpose. If outputs are not fit-for-purpose,... 

Project Communication Management

Project Communication Management
What is Project Communication Management? Project Communications Management is the systematic planning, implementing, monitoring, and revision of all the channels of communication within an project, and between project and external enviroment. In project management, communication management must address the following questions: What information needs to flow in and out of the project? Who needs what... 

Project Risk Management

Project Risk Management
What is Project Risk Management? Project Risk Management is the identification, assessment, and prioritization of project risks followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities. In project management, risk management includes the following activities: Planning... 

Project Time Management

Project Time Management
What is Project Time Management? Project Time management is the act or process of exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific project activities, especially to increase efficiency or productivity. Project Time management may be aided by a range of skills, tools, and techniques used to manage time when accomplishing specific tasks and goals. This set encompasses a wide scope... 

Project Scope Management

Project Scope Management
What is Project Scope? We can define it with one sentence: “The work that needs to be accomplished to deliver a product, service, or result with the specified features and functions.” The scope is the most important element to understand about any project. All planning, budgeting and allocation of resources are anchored to this understanding. So, any project manager must take pain to manage it. Project... 

Project Cost Management

Project Cost Management
What is project cost management? As defined in Wikipedia, Project cost management (PCM) is a method which uses technology to measure cost and productivity through the full life cycle of enterprise level projects. For a company’s management to be effective overall, cost management must be an integral feature of it. It is easiest to understand this concept if it is explained in the context of a... 
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