A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide [NOOK Book]

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This accessible Second Edition of A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide walks the reader through the new Fifth Edition of the PMBOK Guide, beginning with the process definition, then a description of the intent of the process, followed by a discussion of the individual ITTOs (inputs, tools and techniques and outputs). Co-branded and approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI), this clearly written and accessible manual allows true understanding and implementation of the PMBOK Guide standard. The guide ...

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A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide

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Overview

This accessible Second Edition of A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide walks the reader through the new Fifth Edition of the PMBOK Guide, beginning with the process definition, then a description of the intent of the process, followed by a discussion of the individual ITTOs (inputs, tools and techniques and outputs). Co-branded and approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI), this clearly written and accessible manual allows true understanding and implementation of the PMBOK Guide standard. The guide features examples, handy tips, and sample forms to supplement learning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470890127
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/27/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 956,324
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Cynthia Snyder Stackpole is a well-known project management consultant. She was the project manager for the team that created PMI's PMBOK® Guide—Fourth Edition. Her successful A Project Manager's Book of Forms has been packaged with the PMBOK® Guide—Fourth Edition and is used by professionals and students.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1 Introduction.

About This Book.

Project Management Process Groups.

Project Management Knowledge Areas.

Chapter 2 Key Concepts.

Projects, Programs, and Portfolios.

Project Life Cycles.

Progressive Elaboration.

Tailoring.

Project Management Plan and Project Documents.

Enterprise Environmental Factors.

Organizational Process Assets.

Chapter 3 Initiating a Project.

Initiating Process Group.

Project Sponsor Role.

Project Manager Role.

Develop Project Charter.

Identify Stakeholders.

Chapter 4 Planning Scope.

Planning Process Group.

Planning Loops.

Project Scope Management.

Collect Requirements.

Define Scope.

Create WBS.

Chapter 5 Planning the Schedule.

Project Time Management.

Define Activities.

Sequence Activities.

Estimate Activity Resources.

Estimate Activity Durations.

Develop Schedule.

Chapter 6 Planning Cost.

Project Cost Management.

Estimate Costs.

Determine Budget.

Chapter 7 Planning Quality.

Project Quality Management.

Plan Quality.

Chapter 8 Planning Human Resources.

Project Human Resource Management.

Develop Human Resource Plan.

Chapter 9 Planning Communications.

Project Communications Management.

Plan Communications.

Chapter 10 Planning Risk.

Project Risk Management.

Plan Risk Management.

Identify Risks.

Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis.

Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis.

Plan Risk Responses.

Chapter 11 Planning Procurement.

Project Procurement Management.

Plan Procurements.

Chapter 12 Planning Integration.

Project Integration Management.

Develop Project Management Plan.

Chapter 13 Executing Quality Management.

Executing Process Group.

Perform Quality Assurance.

Chapter 14 Executing Human Resource Management.

Acquire Project Team.

Develop Project Team.

Manage Project Team.

Chapter 15 Executing Communications Management.

Distribute Information.

Manage Stakeholder Expectations.

Chapter 16 Executing Procurement Management.

Conduct Procurements.

Chapter 17 Executing the Project.

Direct and Manage Project Execution.

Chapter 18 Monitoring and Controlling Scope.

Monitoring and Controlling Process Group.

Verify Scope.

Control Scope.

Chapter 19 Monitoring and Controlling the Schedule.

Control Schedule.

Chapter 20 Monitoring and Controlling Cost.

Control Costs.

Chapter 21 Monitoring and Controlling Quality.

Perform Quality Control.

Chapter 22 Monitoring and Controlling Communications.

Report Performance.

Chapter 23 Monitoring and Controlling Risk.

Monitor and Control Risks.

Chapter 24 Monitoring and Controlling Procurement.

Administer Procurements.

Chapter 25 Monitoring and Controlling the Overall Project.

Monitor and Control Project Work.

Perform Integrated Change Control.

Chapter 26 Closing the Project.

Closing Process Group.

Close Procurements.

Close Project or Phase.

Index.

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