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Project Management by Mind Map: Project Management
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Project Management

Initiating

Develop Project Charter

Inputs, 1 Project statement of work, 2 Business case, 3 Contract, 4 Enterprise environmental factors, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Project charter

Identify stakeholders

Inputs, 1 Project charter, 2 Procurement documents, 3 Enterprise environmental factors, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Stakeholder analysis, 2 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Stakeholder register, 2 Stakeholder management strategy

Planning

Develop Project Management Plan

Inputs, 1 Project charter, 2 Outputs from planning processes, 3 Enterprise environmental factors, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, Expert judgment

Outputs, Project management plan

Collect Requirements

Inputs, 1 Program charter, 2 Stakeholder register

Tools and Techniques, 1 Interviews, 2 Focus groups, 3 Facilitated workshops, 4 Group creativity techniques, 5 Group decision making techniques, 6 Questionnaires and surveys, 7 Observations, 8 Prototypes

Outputs, 1 Requirements documentation, 2 Requirements management plan, 3 Requirements traceability matrix

Define Scope

Inputs, 1 Project charter, 2 Requirements documentation, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment, 2 Product analysis, 3 Alternatives identification, 4 Facilitated workshops

Outputs, 1 Project scope statement, 2 Project document (updates)

Create WBS

Inputs, 1 Project scope statement, 2 Requirements documentation, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Decomposition

Outputs, 1 WBS, 2 WBS dictionary, 3 Scope baseline, 4 Project document (updates)

Define Activities

Inputs, 1 Scope baseline, 2 Enterprise environmental factors, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Decomposition, 2 Rolling wave planning, 3 Templates, 4 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Activity list, 2 Activity attributes, 3 Milestone list

Sequence Activities

Inputs, 1 Activity list, 2 Activity attributes, 3 Milestone list, 4 Project scope statement, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Precedence diagramming method (PDM), 2 Dependency determination, 3 Applying leads and lags, 4 Schedule network templates

Outputs, 1 Project schedule network diagrams, 2 Project document (updates)

Estimate Activity Resources

Inputs, 1 Activity list, 2 Activity attributes, 3 Resource calendars, 4 Enterprise environmental factors, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment, 2 Alternatives analysis, 3 Published estimating data, 4 Bottom-up estimating, 5 Project management software

Outputs, 1 Activity resource requirements, 2 Resource breakdown structure, 3 Project document (updates)

Estimate Activity Durations

Inputs, 1 Activity list, 2 Activity attributes, 3 Activity resource requirements, 4 Resource calendars, 5 Project scope statement, 6 Enterprise environmental factors, 7 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment, 2 Analogous estimating, 3 Parametric estimating, 4 Three-point estimates, 5 Reserve analysis

Outputs, 1 Activity duration estimates, 2 Project document (updates)

Develop Human Resources Plan

Inputs, 1 Activity resource requirements, 2 Enterprise environmental factors, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Organizational charts and position descriptions, 2 Networking, 3 Organizational theory

Outputs, 1 Human resource plan

Estimate Costs

Inputs, 1 Scope baseline, 2 Project schedule, 3 Human resource plan, 4 Risk register, 5 Enterprise environmental factors, 6 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment, 2 Analogous estimating, 3 Parametric estimating, 4 Bottom-up estimating, 5 Three-point estimating, 6 Reserve analysis, 7 Cost of quality, 8 Project management estimating software, 9 Vendor bid analysis

Outputs, 1 Activity cost estimates, 2 Basis of estimates, 3 Project document (updates)

Develop Schedule

Inputs, 1 Activity list, 2 Activity attributes, 3 Project schedule network diagrams, 4 Activity resource requirements, 5 Resource calendars, 6 Activity duration estimates, 7 Project scope statement, 8 Enterprise environmental factors, 9 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Schedule network analysis, 2 Critical path method, 3 Critical chain method, 4 Resource leveling, 5 What-if scenario analysis, 6 Applying leads and lags, 7 Schedule compression, 8 Scheduling tool

Outputs, 1 Project schedule, 2 Schedule baseline, 3 Schedule data, 4 Project document (updates)

Determine Budget

Inputs, 1 Activity cost estimates, 2 Basis of estimates, 3 Scope baseline, 4 Project schedule, 5 Resource calendars, 6 Contracts, 7 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Cost aggregation, 2 Reserve analysis, 3 Expert judgment, 4 Historical relationships, 5 Funding limit reconciliation

Outputs, 1 Cost performance baseline, 2 Project funding requirements, 3 Project document (updates)

Plan Quality

Inputs, 1 Scope baseline, 2 Stakeholder register, 3 Cost performance baseline, 4 Schedule baseline, 5 Risk register, 6 Enterprise environmental factors, 7 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Cost-benefit analysis, 2 Cost of quality, 3 Control charts, 4 Benchmarking, 5 Design of experiments, 6 Statistical samplings, 7 Flowcharting, 8 Proprietary quality management methodologies, 9 Additional quality planning tools

Outputs, 1 Quality management plan, 2 Quality metrics, 3 Quality checklists, 4 Process improvement plan, 5 Project document (updates)

Plan Communications

Inputs, 1 Stakeholder register, 2 Stakeholder management strategy, 3 Enterprise environmental factors, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Communication requirements analysis, 2 Communication technology, 3 Communication models, 4 Communication methods

Outputs, 1 Communications management plan, 2 Project document (updates)

Plan Risk Management

Inputs, 1 Project scope document, 2 Cost management plan, 3 Schedule management plan, 4 Communications management plan, 5 Enterprise environmental factors, 6 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Planning meetings and analysis

Outputs, 1 Risk management plan

Identify Risks

Inputs, 1 Risk management plan, 2 Activity cost estimates, 3 Activity duration estimates, 4 Scope baseline, 5 Stakeholder register, 6 Cost management plan, 7 Schedule management plan, 8 Quality management plan, 9 Project documents, 10 Enterprise environmental factors, 11 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Documentation reviews, 2 Information gathering techniques, 3 Checklist analysis, 4 Assumptions analysis, 5 Diagramming techniques, 6 SWOT analysis, 7 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Risk register

Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

Inputs, 1 Risk register, 2 Risk management plan, 3 Project scope statement, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Risk probability and impact assessment, 2 Probability and impact matrix, 3 Risk data quality assessment, 4 Risk categorization, 5 Risk urgency assessment, 6 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Risk register (updates)

Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis

Inputs, 1 Risk register, 2 Risk management plan, 3 Cost management plan, 4 Schedule management plan, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Data gathering and representation techniques, 2 Quantitative risk analysis and modeling techniques, 3 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Risk register (updates)

Plan Risk Responses

Inputs, 1 Risk register, 2 Risk management plan

Tools and Techniques, 1 Strategies for negative risks or threats, 2 Strategies for positive risks or opportunities, 3 Contingent response strategies, 4 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Risk register (updates), 2 Risk-related contract decisions, 3 Project management plan (updates), 4 Project document (updates)

Plan Procurements

Inputs, 1 Scope baseline, 2 Requirements documentation, 3 Teaming agreements, 4 Risk register, 5 Risk-related contract decisions, 6 Activity resource requirements, 7 Project schedule, 8 Activity cost estimates, 9 Cost performance baseline, 10 Enterprise environmental factors, 11 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Make-or-buy analysis, 2 Expert judgment, 3 Contract types

Outputs, 1 Procurement management plan, 2 Procurement statements of work, 3 Make-or-buy decisions, 4 Procurement documents, 5 Source selection criteria, 6 Change requests

Executing

Direct and Manage Project Execution

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Approved change requests, 3 Enterprise environmental factors, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment, 2 Project management information system

Outputs, 1 Deliveries, 2 Work performance information, 3 Change requests, 4 Project management plan (updates), 5 Project document (updates)

Acquire Project Team

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Enterprise environmental factors, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Pre-assignment, 2 Negotiation, 3 Acquisition, 4 Virtual teams

Outputs, 1 Project staff assignments, 2 Resource calendars, 3 Project management plan (updates)

Develop Project Team

Inputs, 1 Project staff assignments, 2 Project management plan, 3 Resource calendars

Tools and Techniques, 1 Interpersonal skills, 2 Training, 3 Team-building activities, 4 Ground rules, 5 Co-location, 6 Recognition and rewards

Outputs, 1 Team performance assessments, 2 Enterprise environmental factors (updates)

Manage Project Team

Inputs, 1 Project staff assignments, 2 Project management plan, 3 Team performance assessments, 4 Performance reports, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Observation and conversation, 2 Project performance appraisals, 3 Conflict management, 4 Issue log, 5 Interpersonal skills

Outputs, 1 Enterprise environmental factors (updates), 2 Organizational process assets (updates), 3 Change requests, 4 Project management plan (updates)

Distribute Information

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Performance reports, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Communication methods, 2 Information distribution tools

Outputs, 1 Organizational process assets (updates)

Manage Stakeholder Expectations

Inputs, 1 Stakeholder register, 2 Stakeholder management strategy, 3 Project management plan, 4 Issue log, 5 Change log, 6 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Communication methods, 2 Interpersonal skills, 3 Management skills

Outputs, 1 Organizational process assets (updates), 2 Change requests, 3 Project management plan (updates), 4 Project document (updates)

Perform Quality Assurance

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Quality metrics, 3 Work performance information, 4 Quality control measurements

Tools and Techniques, 1 Plan Quality and Perform Quality Control tools and techniques, 2 Quality audits, 3 Process analysis

Outputs, 1 Organizational process assets (updates), 2 Change requests, 3 Project management plan (updates), 4 Project document (updates)

Conduct Procurements

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Procurement documents, 3 Source selection criteria, 4 Qualified seller list, 5 Seller proposals, 6 Project documents, 7 Make-or-buy decisions, 8 Teaming agreements, 9 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Bidder conferences, 2 Proposal evaluation techniques, 3 Independent estimates, 4 Expert judgment, 5 Advertising, 6 Internet search, 7 Procurement negotiations

Outputs, 1 Selected sellers, 2 Procurement contract award, 3 Resource calendars, 4 Change requests, 5 Project management plan (updates), 6 Project document (updates)

Monitoring & Controlling

Monitor and Control Project Work

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Performance reports, 3 Enterprise environmental factors, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Change requests, 2 Project management plan (updates), 3 Project document (updates)

Perform Integrated Change Control

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Work performance information, 3 Change requests, 4 Enterprise environmental factors, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment, 2 Change control meetings

Outputs, 1 Change request status (updates), 2 Project management plan (updates), 3 Project document (updates)

Control Scope

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Work performance information, 3 Requirements documentation, 4 Requirements traceability matrix, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Variance analysis

Outputs, 1 Work performance measurements, 2 Organizational process assets (updates), 3 Change requests, 4 Project management plan (updates), 5 Project document (updates)

Control Schedule

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Project schedule, 3 Work performance information, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Performance reviews, 2 Variance analysis, 3 Project management software, 4 Resource leveling, 5 What-if scenario analysis, 6 Adjusting leads and lags, 7 Schedule compression, 8 Scheduling tool

Outputs, 1 Work performance measurements, 2 Organizational process assets (updates), 3 Change requests, 4 Project management plan (updates), 5 Project document (updates)

Control Costs

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Project funding requirements, 3 Work performance information, 4 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Earned value management, 2 Forecasting, 3 To-complete performance index (TCPI), 4 Performance reviews, 5 Variance analysis, 6 Project management software

Outputs, 1 Work performance measurements, 2 Budget forecasts, 3 Organizational process assets (updates), 4 Change requests, 5 Project management plan (updates), 6 Project document (updates)

Report Performance

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Work performance information, 3 Work performance measurements, 4 Budget forecasts, 5 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Variance analysis, 2 Forecasting methods, 3 Communication methods, 4 Reporting systems

Outputs, 1 Performance reports, 2 Organizational process assets (updates), 3 Change requests

Monitor & Control Risks

Inputs, 1 Risk register, 2 Project management plan, 3 Work performance information, 4 Performance reports

Tools and Techniques, 1 Risk reassessment, 2 Risk audits, 3 Variance and trend analysis, 4 Technical performance measurements, 5 Reserve analysis, 6 Status meetings

Outputs, 1 Risk register (updates), 2 Organizational process assets (updates), 3 Change requests, 4 Project management plan (updates), 5 Project document (updates)

Administer Procurements

Inputs, 1 Procurement documents, 2 Project management plan, 3 Contracts, 4 Performance reports, 5 Approved change requests, 6 Work performance information

Tools and Techniques, 1 Contract change control system, 2 Procurement performance reviews, 3 Inspections and audits, 4 Performance reporting, 5 Payment systems, 6 Claims administration, 7 Records management system

Outputs, 1 Procurement documentation, 2 Organizational process assets (updates), 3 Change requests, 4 Project management plan (updates)

Perform Quality Control

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Quality metrics, 3 Quality checklists, 4 Work performance measurements, 5 Approved change requests, 6 Deliverables, 7 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Cause and effect diagrams, 2 Control charts, 3 Flowcharting, 4 Histogram, 5 Pareto chart, 6 Run chart, 7 Scatter diagram, 8 Statistical sampling, 9 Inspection, 10 Approved change requests review

Outputs, 1 Quality control measurements, 2 Validated changes, 3 Validated deliverables, 4 Organizational process assets (updates), 5 Change requests, 6 Project management plan (updates), 7 Project document (updates)

Verify Scope

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Requirements documentation, 3 Requirements traceability matrix, 4 Validated deliverables

Tools and Techniques, 1 Inspection

Outputs, 1 Accepted deliverables, 2 Change requests, 3 Project document (updates)

Closing

Close Project or Phase

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Accepted deliverables, 3 Organizational process assets

Tools and Techniques, 1 Expert judgment

Outputs, 1 Final product, service, or result transition, 2 Organizational process assets (updates)

Close Procurements

Inputs, 1 Project management plan, 2 Procurement documentation

Tools and Techniques, 1 Procurement audits, 2 Negotiated settlements, 3 Records management system

Outputs, 1 Closed procurements, 2 Organizational process assets (updates)