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Nine Knowledge Areas Processes & Five Management Process Groups Also refer to http://wpodcast.tk

Project Management Body of Knowledge  

4.1 Initiating

Develop Project Charter

inputs, contract, project SOW, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets

T&T, expert judgment, project management methodologies, project selection methods, PMIS

outputs, project charter

Developer Preliminary Project Scope Statement

inputs, project charter, project SOW, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets

T&T, project management methodologies, expert judgment, PMIS

outputs, preliminary project scope statement

4.4 Monitoring & Controlling

Monitor and Control Project Work

inputs, project management plan, work performance information, rejected change requests

T&T, project management methodology, PMIS, Earned value techniques, expert judgment

outputs, requested changes, recommended corrective actions, recommended preventive actions, recommended defect repair, Forecasts

Scope Verification

inputs, deliverables, project scope statement, WBS dictionary, project scope management plan

T&T, inspection

outputs, accepted deliverables, requested changes, recommended corrective actions

Scope Control

inputs, WBS, WBS Dictionary, Project Scope Statement, Project Scope Management Plan, work performance information, performance reports

T&T, Scope Change Control System, configuration management system, variance analysis, replanning

outputs, project scope statement (updates), WBS (updates), recommended preventive actions, scope baseline (updates), WBS (updates), WBS dictionary (updates), organizational process assets (updates), project management plan (updates)

Manage Stakeholders

inputs, recommended change requests, recommended corrective actions, performance reports, status report, progress report, trend report, forecasting, variance, EV, lessons learned, project performance information, communications management plan, work performance information

T&T, issue logs

outputs, approved change requests, approved corrective actions, resolved issues

Cost Control

inputs, cost baseline, project budget, work performance information, performance reports

T&T, earned value management

outputs, recommended change requests, recommended preventive actions, recommended corrective actions

Quality Control

focus on correctness of work analyze the situation  

inputs, requested changes, quality matrics, quality management plan, approved change requests, work performance information, organizational process assets, deliverables

T&T, Pareto diagram, Fishbone diagram, flowcharting, Inspection, control chart, scatter diagram, run chart, histogram

outputs, recommended change requests, recommended corrective actions, recommended preventive actions, quality control measurement

Performance Reporting

inputs, project management plan, performance measurement baseline, work performance information, performance measurements, forecasted completion, quality control measurements, approved change requests, deliverables

T&T, information presentation tools, performance information gathering and compilation, status review meeting, time reporting systems, cost reporting systems

outputs, performance reports, forecasts, requested changes, recommended corrective actions, organizational process assets (updates)

Manage Project Team

inputs, performance reports, staffing management plan, project management plan, work performance information, organizational process assets, project staff assignments, roles and responsiblities, project organization charts, team performance assessment, performance reports

T&T, oberservation and conversation, conflict management, project performance appraisals, issue log, issue#, date added, raised by, person assigned, resolution, due date, status, date resolved

outputs, requested changes, recommended corrective actions, recommended preventive actions, organizational process assets (updates), project management plan (updates)

Risk Monitoring and Control

inputs, risk registers, risk management plan, approved change requests, work performance information, performance reports

T&T, risk reassessment, variance and trend analysis, technical performance measurement, reserve analysis, status meeting

outputs, risk registers (updates), requested changes, recommended corrective actions, recommended preventive actions, organizational process assets (updates), project management plan (updates)

Contract Administration

inputs, contract, work performance information, performance reports, contract management plan, selected sellers, approved change requests

T&T, contract change control system, records management system, IT, buyer-conducted performance review, inspection and audit, performance reporting, payment system, cliams administration

outputs, recommended change requests, recommended corrective actions, recommended preventive actions

Integrate Change Control

inputs, requested changes, recommended corrective actions, recommended preventive actions, recommended defect repair, project management plan, work performance information, deliverables

T&T, project management methodology, PMIS, expert judgment

outputs, approved change requests, approved corrective actions, approved preventive actions, approved defect repair, validated defect repair, rejected change requests, project management plan (updates), deliverables

Schedule Control

inputs, performance reports, approved change requests, schedule baseline, schedule management plan

T&T, progress reporting, schedule change control system, performance measurement, project management software, variance analysis, schedule comparision bar charts

outputs, recommended corrective actions, requested changes, project management plan (updates), schedule model data (updates), schedule baseline (updates), performance measurements, organizational process assets (updates), activity list (updates), activity attributes (updates)

4.3 Executing

Quality Assurance

inputs, quality control measurement, quality matrics, process improvement plan, work performance information, approved change requests, implemented change requests, implemented corrective actions, implemented defect repair, implemented preventive actions

T&T, quality audit, process analysis, quality planning tools and techniques, quality control tools and techniques

outputs, requested change requests, recommended corrective actions, organizatinoal process assets (updates), project management plan (updates)

Direct and Manage Project Execution

inputs, Project Scope Statement, Project Management Plan, WBS, WBS Dictionary

T&T, project management methodology, PMIS

outputs, work performance Information, delieverables, implemented change requests, implemented corrective actions, implemented preventive actions, implemented defect repair

Acquire Project Team

inputs, Staffing Management Plan, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets, roles and responsibilities, project organization charts

T&T, pre-assignments, negotiation, acquisition, virtual team

outputs, project staff assignments, resource availability, staff management plan (updates)

Develop Project Team

inputs, project staff assignments, resource availability, staffing management plan

T&T, team-building activities, milestone parties, holiday/birthday celebrations, outside of work trips, creating the WBS, Planning the project by getting everyone involved in some way, training, general management skills, ground rules, co-location, recognition and rewards

outputs, team performance assessment

4.5 Closing

Close Project

inputs, Project Management Plan, contract documentation, Enterprise environmental factors, Organizational process assets, Work performance information, Deliverables

T&T, Project Management Methodology, PMIS, Expert Judgment

outputs, contract closure procedure, administrative clsoure procedure, Final product/Service/result, organizational process asset (updates)

Contract Closure

inputs, contract closure procedure, procurement management plan, contract documention

T&T, records management system, procurement audit

outputs, closed contract, organizational process assets (updates), formal acceptance documents, Final project files, Project management plan, Scope baseline, Project scope statement, WBS, WBS dictionary, Cost baseline, Schedule baseline, Quality baseline, Project Calendars, Risk registers, Planned risk response actions, Risk impacts, historical information, lessons learned, Lessons Learned analysis, Process improvement recommendations

4.2 Planning

6. Time

6.1 Activity Definition, inputs, WBS, WBS dictionary, project scope statement, project management plan, T&T, expert judgment, PMIS, outputs, activity list

6.2 Activity Sequencing, inputs, activity list, T&T, AON/PDM, AOA/ADM, outputs, Network Diagram

6.4 Activity During Estimating, inputs, project resource requiremets, network diagram, activity list, T&T, Analogous Estimates, parametric estimates, PERT, Monte Carlo Estimates, outputs, Project Duration

6.3 Activity Resource Estimating, inputs, activity list, WBS, WBS Dictionary, T&T, expert judgment, outputs, Project Resource Requirements

Schedule Development, inputs, WBS, WBS Dictionary, Activity Duration Estimates, Network Diagram, Project Resourece Avalibilities, T&T, CPM, outputs, Project Schedule, Project Resource Requirements (updates)

7. Cost

7.1 Cost Estimating, inputs, WBS, WBS Dictionary, Project Scope Statement, Project Management Plan, schedule management plan, staffing management plan, risk register, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets, T&T, Parametric Estimates, Analogous Estimates, Bottom-up estimates, Top-down estimates, outputs, activity Cost Estimates, activity cost estimate supporting detail, requested changes, cost management plan (updates)

7.2 Cost Budgeting, inputs, Activity Cost Estimates, project scope statement, WBS, WBS dictionary, activity cost estimate supporting detail, project schedule, resource calendars, contract, cost management plan, T&T, Cost Aggregation, expert judgment, Parametric Estimating, Funding Limit Reconciliation, Reserve Analysis, known known, contingency reserves, unknown unknown, management contingency reserves, outputs, Cost Baseline, project funding requirements, cost management plan (updates), requested changes, requested changes

10. Communication

Communications Planning, inputs, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets, project scope statement, project management plan, constraints, assumptions, T&T, communication requirements analysis, communications technology, outputs, communicatoins management plan

Information Distribution, inputs, project scope statement, T&T, communication skills, outputs, organizational process assets (updates), requested changes

Manage Stakeholders, inputs, organizational process assets, communications management plan, T&T, issue logs, communications methods, outputs, Resolved issues, Approved change requests, Approved corrective actions, organizational process assets (updates), lessons learned, project management plan (updates)

Performance Reporting, inputs, cost baseline, scope baseline, schedule baseline, T&T, information presentation tools, performance information gathering and compilation, status review meeting, time reporting system, cost reporting system, outputs, performance reports, status report, progress report, How much of the work is complete, What part of the work is currently in progress, What work remains to be done, What problems or unexpected things, if any, have arisen, How the project is going in general, trend report, run charts, forecasting, ETC, EAC, variance report, VC, AC, earned value, CPI=EV/AC, SPI=EV/PV, lessons learned, forecasts, requested changes, recommended corrective actions, organizational process assets (updates)

8. Project Quality Management

Quality Planning, inputs, project scope statement, WBS, WBS Dictionary, project management plan, T&T, Benchmarking, Cost of Quality, cause and effect diagram, Brainstorming, Affinity diagrams, Force field analysis, Nominal group techniques, Matrix diagrams, Flowcharts, Prioritization matrics, outputs, Quality Management Plan, quality matrics, defect density, failure rate, availability, reliability, test coverage, quality checklist, process improvement plan, process boundaries, process configuration, process matrics, target for improved performance, quality baseline, project management plan (updates)

9. Human Resource Management

Human Resource Planning, inputs, Project Resource Requiremets, Project Scope Statement, WBS, T&T, organization charts and position description, networking, organizational theory, outputs, Staffing Management Plan, project organization charts, roles and responsibilities

11. Project Risk Management

11.1 Risks Planning, inputs, project scope statement, project management plan, T&T, planning meeting and analysis, outputs, risk management plan, methogology, roles and responsibilities, budgeting, timing, risk categories, definition of probability and impact, stakeholder tolerances, reporting formats, tracking

11.2 Risk Identification, inputs, project scope statement, risk management plan, enterprise environmental factors, risk management plan, organizatoinal process assets, project management plan, T&T, documentation reveiws, information gatering techniques, assumptions analysis, diagramming techniques, Cause and Effect Diagram, Flow Charts, checklist analysis, outputs, Risk Registers

11.3 Qualitative Risk Analysis, inputs, risk registers, organizational process assets, project scope statement, risk management plan, T&T, risk probability and impact assessment, probability and impact matrix, risk data quality assessment, risk urgency assessment, outputs, Risk Registers (updates)

11.4 Quantitative Risk Analysis, inputs, Risk Registers, organizational process assets, project scope statement, risk management plan, project management plan, project schedule management plan, project cost management plan, T&T, data gathering and representation techniques, quantitative risk analysis and modeling techniques, Monte Carlo Simulation, probability disbribution (e.g., total cost or completion date), Decision Tree Analysis, sensitivity analysis, expected monetary value analysis, sensitivity analysis, outputs, risk registers (updates)

Risk Response Planning, inputs, Risk Registers, risk management plan, T&T, Strategies, for negative risk or threats, for positive risk or opportunities, for both threats and opportunities, contingent response strategies, outputs, Project Management Plan (updates), Risk-related contractual agreements, risk register (updates)

12. Procurement

Plan Purchase and Acquisition, inputs, project scope statement, project budget, project schedule, project management plan, T&T, expert judgment, outputs, purchase and acquisition decisions, contract statement of work, procurement management plan

Plan Contracting, inputs, contract statement of work, procurement management plan, outputs, contract documents, T&T, expert judgment

4. Develop Project Management Plan

inputs, project charter, preliminary project scope statement

T&T, project management methodologies, expert judgment

outputs, project management plan

5. Project Scope Management

5.1 Scope Planning, inputs, preliminary project scope statement, enterprise environmental factors, organizational process assets, project charter, project management plan, T&T, Templates, forms, standards, expert judgment, outputs, project scope management plan

5.2 Scope Definition, inputs, project scope management plan, organizational process assets, project charter, preliminary project scope statement, approved change requests, T&T, product analysis, stakeholders analysis, alternative identification, expert judgment, outputs, project scope statement, project organization, constraints, initial risks, initial schedule milestones, configuration, project requirements, specification, approval, assumptions, project boundaries, product acceptance criteria, requested changes, project scope management plan (updates)

5.3 Create WBS, inputs, project scope statement, organizational process assets, project scope management plan, approved changed requests, T&T, decomposition, WBS templates, outputs, WBS, WBS dictionary, identifier, work package#, ID, responsible group/individual organization, Cost, duration, schedule milestones, resource assigned, due date, approved person/PM, interdependancies, before this work package, after this work package, acceptance critera, work package description, assumptions, deliverables, project scope statement (updates), project scope management plan (updates), requested changes, scope baseline

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