3.2.3 Project Time Management

The Project Time Management Knowledge Area has seven processes, also shown in Figure 3-8:

  • Plan Schedule Management (Planning process group)
  • Define Activities (Planning process group)
  • Sequence Activities (Planning process group)
  • Estimate Activity Resources (Planning process group)
  • Estimate Activity Durations (Planning process group)
  • Develop Schedule (Planning process group)
  • Control Schedule (Monitoring and Controlling process group)

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3.2.2 Project Scope Management

The Project Scope Management Knowledge Area has six processes, also shown in Figure 3-6:

  • Plan Scope Management (Planning process group)
  • Collect Requirements (Planning process group)
  • Define Scope (Planning process group)
  • Create WBS (Planning process group)
  • Validate Scope (Monitoring and Controlling process group)
  • Control Scope (Monitoring and Controlling process group)

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3.2 Knowledge Areas in Detail

3.2.1. Project Integration Management (6 processes)


Of the ten knowledge areas the Project Integration Management knowledge area is the only knowledge area that is not based on a specialized discipline such as scope, time, or cost management.  The project integration management knowledge area is the glue that holds the project management process framework together.  It has the following characteristics: Continue reading “3.2 Knowledge Areas in Detail”

Chapter 3- Knowledge Areas

3.1. Introduction:

In the previous section we briefly covered the project management process framework. This framework consists of 47 processes.  Each process belongs to a project management process group AND a knowledge area. Project management process groups are the overall order of performing the project management processes (see figure 3-1).   Each process in addition to belonging to one of the project management process groups (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing) is a member of a knowledge group (Project Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communications, Risk, Procurement Management, and Stakeholder Management).  Continue reading “Chapter 3- Knowledge Areas”

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