A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

PMBOK Guide
Author: Project Management Institute
Publisher: Project Management Inst
ISBN: 9781935589679
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 589
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Presents the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide variety of projects, covering such topics as project life cycles, scope definition, activity schedules, risk identification, and stakeholder management.

Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition


Author: N.A
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN: 1628253908
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 760
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The PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition – PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge—including discussion of project management business documents—and information on the PMI Talent Triangle™ and the essential skills for success in today's market.

A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide


Author: Cynthia Snyder Stackpole
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118546288
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 320
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The must-have manual to understand and use the latest edition of the Fifth Edition The professional standard in the field of project management, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition) published by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) serves as the ultimate resource for professionals and as a valuable studying and training device for students taking the PMP® Exam. A User's Manual to the PMBOK® Guide takes the next logical step to act as a true user's manual. With an accessible format and easy-to-understand language, it helps to not only distill essential information contained in the PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition, but also fills an educational gap by offering instruction on how to apply its various tools and techniques. This edition of the User's Manual: Defines each project management process in the PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition, describes the intent, and discusses the individual ITTOs (inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs) Features examples, handy tips, and sample forms to supplement learning Contains a data flow diagram of each process in the PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition to show how information is distributed Is updated to provide deeper coverage of stakeholder management and to include new processes for scope, schedule, cost, and stakeholder management The User's Manual enables you to put the PMBOK Guide—Fifth Edition to work on your projects. It will help you implement the processes described in the PMBOK Guide—Fifth Edition and apply the tools and techniques to help make your projects successful. Thorough in coverage and rich in content, it is a worthy companion to augment the important strategies laid out in the PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition, and the one book that aspiring or professional project managers should never be without. Fully updated to align with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Fifth Edition Describes how to apply tools and techniques for projects and how to create process outputs Presents information by process group Expands upon the PMBOK® Guide with information on the sponsor's role and planning loops Integrates and describes interpersonal skills into the process where they are identified (PMBOK, PMI, PMP and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

A Project Manager's Book of Forms

A Companion to the PMBOK Guide
Author: Cynthia Snyder Stackpole
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118537432
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 240
View: 3692
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A compendium of ready-made forms for managing every project in line with the latest PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition This valuable companion to the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition presents a comprehensive and practical set of forms and reports that help project managers apply the concepts and practices described in the PMBOK® Guide. Designed specifically to assist both new and experienced project managers in handling all aspects of a project, this edition of A Project Manager's Book of Forms contains forms that cover all the process groups: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. It also includes some forms not mentioned in the PMBOK® Guide, which you will find helpful in managing your project. Use the forms as a guide in collecting and organizing project information, or as a template for ensuring a set of consistent data on all projects. The forms can also be adopted on an organizational level to enable a repeatable approach to project management. Completely editable electronic versions of all the blank forms, in Microsoft Office–compatible format, are available on an accompanying website. You may use them as is or tailor them to your own needs. The PMBOK® Guide covers the processes for managing a project; this book gives you a handy road map of forms to use to make every project just a bit smoother from start to finish. (PMBOK is a registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition


Author: Project Management Institute
Publisher: Project Management Inst
ISBN: 9781628250138
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 268
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The importance of computer software to the modern business world is undeniable. Organizations across all industries and geographies are dependent on data processing and electronic communication, and on the software that drives these capabilities. The management of software development projects, just as the management of any other projects, is faced with the need for increased efficiencies, with results expected more quickly, at lower cost, and with higher quality.For decades, the project management approaches contained within A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) have formed the foundation for projects across the range of human endeavor. However, some software project managers reported experiencing challenges when seeking to translate the established approaches of the PMBOK® Guide with adaptive approaches such as agile that are more commonly used in software development. Now for the first time, the Software Extension to PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition brings these two worlds together. This groundbreaking work was developed jointly by PMI with the IEEE Computer Society, the world's premier organization of computing professionals, and draws upon the wisdom of programmers, IT professionals and working project managers from around the globe. Designed to be used in tandem with the latest edition of the PMBOK® Guide, this comprehensive volume closely follows the PMBOK® Guide's approach to style, structure and naming, while providing readers a balanced view of methods, tools, and techniques for managing software projects across the life cycle continuum from highly predictive life cycles to highly adaptive life cycles.Software Extension To the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition provides readers with knowledge and practices that will not only improve their efficiency and effectiveness but that of their management teams and project members as well.

A pocket companion to PMI's PMBOK Guide Fifth edition


Author: Thomas Wuttke,Anton Zandhuis
Publisher: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087530161
Category: Education
Page: 162
View: 8793
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Note: This pocket book is available in several languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch.This pocket guide is based on the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition. It contains a summary of the PMBOK® Guide, to provide a quick introduction as well as a structured overview of this framework for project management. This pocket guide deals with the key issues and themes within project management and the PMBOK® Guide as follows: - Key terms and definitions in the project management profession- A short overview of the activities of PMI Inc., the organization and its standards: PMBOK® Guide, Standard for Project Portfolio Management, Standard for Program Management and other standards.- The essentials of the Project Lifecycle and Organization. - What are the key project management knowledge areas and processes? Main target Group for this pocket guide is anyone with an interest in understanding the PMBOK® Guide framework or a systematic approach for project management. The book is also very useful for members of a project management team in a project environment using the PMBOK® Guide as a shared reference. A complete but concise description of the PMBOK® Guide, for anyone involved in projects or project management, for only 15,95!

Risk Management

Concepts and Guidance, Fifth Edition
Author: Carl L. Pritchard, PMP, PMI-RMP, EVP
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482258455
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 474
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This new edition of Risk Management: Concepts and Guidance supplies a look at risk in light of current information, yet remains grounded in the history of risk practice. Taking a holistic approach, it examines risk as a blend of environmental, programmatic, and situational concerns. Supplying comprehensive coverage of risk management tools, practices, and protocols, the book presents powerful techniques that can enhance organizational risk identification, assessment, and management—all within the project and program environments. Updated to reflect the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, this edition is an ideal resource for those seeking Project Management Professional and Risk Management Professional certification. Emphasizing greater clarity on risk practice, this edition maintains a focus on the ability to apply "planned clairvoyance" to peer into the future. The book begins by analyzing the various systems that can be used to apply risk management. It provides a fundamental introduction to the basics associated with particular techniques, clarifying the essential concepts of risk and how they apply in projects. The second part of the book presents the specific techniques necessary to successfully implement the systems described in Part I. The text addresses project risk management from the project manager’s perspective. It adopts PMI’s perspective that risk is both a threat and an opportunity, and it acknowledges that any effective risk management practice must look at the potential positive events that may befall a project, as well as the negatives. Providing coverage of the concepts that many project management texts ignore, such as the risk response matrix and risk models, the book includes appendices filled with additional reference materials and supporting details that simplifying some of the most complex aspects of risk management.

Project Management Body of Knowledge 54 Success Secrets - 54 Most Asked Questions On Project Management Body of Knowledge - What You Need To Know


Author: Lisa Roach
Publisher: Emereo Publishing
ISBN: 1488814678
Category: Reference
Page: 52
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Discover The Success Of Project Management Body of Knowledge. 'A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge' ('PMBOK Guide') is a publication that gives a set of normal vocabulary and recommendations for program administration. The Fifth Edition (2013) is the file ensuing as of work supervised by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Earlier adaptations were acknowledged like norms by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) that allocates norms in the United States (ANSI/PMI 99-001-2008) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE 1490-2011). There has never been a Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide like this. It contains 54 answers, much more than you can imagine; comprehensive answers and extensive details and references, with insights that have never before been offered in print. Get the information you need--fast! This all-embracing guide offers a thorough view of key knowledge and detailed insight. This Guide introduces what you want to know about Project Management Body of Knowledge. A quick look inside of some of the subjects covered: PMBOK - Contents, COBIT - The COBIT framework, Project development - International standards, Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards - History, Project development - Processes, Glossary of project management - P, Project plan, Project management History, Collaborative - Project management, Collaboration Project management, List of project management topics - What is project management?, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge - History, Project management triangle - Evolution of the Project Constraint Model, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge - Contents, Economic risk - Definitions, List of project management topics - History of project management, Project Management Body of Knowledge - Contents, Projects - Project management, Certified Associate in Project Management - Exam syllabus, and much more...

PMP Rapid Review


Author: Sean Whitaker
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 0735668361
Category: Computers
Page: 270
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Assess your readiness for the updated PMP Exam—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide walks you through each exam task, providing "need to know" checklists, review questions, tips, and links to further study—all designed to help bolster your preparation. Reinforce your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these tasks: Initiating the project Planning the project Executing the project Monitoring and controlling the project Closing the project This book is an ideal complement to the in-depth training of the Microsoft Press Training Kit and other exam-prep resources for the PMP Exam aligned with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fifth Edition.