A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) / Edition 4

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) / Edition 4

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by Project Management Institute
     
 

The PMBOK® 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.

What�s new?

  • Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding.
  • New data flow diagrams

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Overview

The PMBOK® 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.

What�s new?

  • Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding.
  • New data flow diagrams clarify inputs and outputs for each process.
  • Greater attention has been placed on how Knowledge Areas integrate in the context of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing process groups.
  • Two new processes are featured: Identify Stakeholders and Collect Requirements.
Start meeting your standards for better project performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933890746
Publisher:
Project Management Institute
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Edition description:
CD-ROM
Sales rank:
1,031,994
Product dimensions:
3.70(w) x 5.02(h) x 0.12(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
The Project Management Framework1
Introduction3
1.1Purpose of the PMBOK GUIDE3
1.2What is a Project?5
1.3What is Project Management?8
1.4The PMBOK GUIDE Structure9
1.5Areas of Expertise12
1.6Project Management Context16
Project Life Cycle and Organization19
2.1The Project Life Cycle19
2.2Project Stakeholders24
2.3Organizational Influences27
The Standard for Project Management of a Project35
Project Management Processes for a Project37
3.1Project Management Processes39
3.2Project management Process Groups40
3.3Process Interactions67
3.4Project Management Process Mapping69
The Project Management Knowledge Areas71
Introduction73
Process Flow Diagrams73
Major Project Documents76
Project Integration Management77
4.1Develop Project Charter81
4.2Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement86
4.3Develop Project Management Plan88
4.4Direct and Manage Project Execution91
4.5Monitor and Control Project Work94
4.6Integrated Change Control96
4.7Close Project100
Project Scope Management103
5.1Scope Planning107
5.2Scope Definition109
5.3Create WBS112
5.4Scope Verification118
5.5Scope Control119
Project Time Management123
6.1Activity Definition127
6.2Activity Sequencing130
6.3Activity Resource Estimating135
6.4Activity Duration Estimating139
6.5Schedule Development143
6.6Schedule Control152
Project Cost Management157
7.1Cost Estimating161
7.2Cost Budgeting167
7.3Cost Control171
Project Quality Management179
8.1Quality Planning183
8.2Perform Quality Assurance187
8.3Perform Quality Control190
Project Human Resource Management199
9.1Human Resource Planning202
9.2Acquire Project Team209
9.3Develop Project Team212
9.4Manage Project Team215
Project Communications Management221
10.1Communications Planning225
10.2Information Distribution228
10.3Performance Reporting231
10.4Manage Stakeholders235
Project Risk Management237
11.1Risk Management Planning242
11.2Risk Identification246
11.3Qualitative Risk Analysis249
11.4Quantitative Risk Analysis254
11.5Risk Response Planning260
11.6Risk Monitoring and Control264
Project Procurement Management269
12.1Plan Purchases and Acquisitions274
12.2Plan Contracting281
12.3Request Seller Responses284
12.4Select Sellers286
12.5Contract Administration290
12.6Contract Closure295
Appendices307
Third Edition Changes301
Evolution of PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge309
Contributors and Reviewers of PMBOK Guide - Third Edition321
Application Area Extensions329
Additional Sources of Information on Project Management333
Summary of Project Management Knowledge Areas337
Glossary and Index343
References345
Glossary347
Index377

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