Traditionally (depending on what project management methodology is being used), project management includes a number of elements: four to five project management process groups, and a control system regardless of the methodology or terminology used, the same basic project management processes or stages of development will be used. The project management process groups: a case study learning objectives o describe the five project management (pm) process groups, the typical level of activity for each, and the interactions among them o understand how the project management process groups relate to the project management knowledge areas o discuss how organizations develop. Project management process the project manager process is the person or persons that are used to produce the framework of a project or project management process groups according to the pmbok, one way project management can be defined is as a series of five process groups. In project management generally - and the a guide to the project management body of knowledge (pmbok ® guide) specifically - best practices dictate a very specific series of process groups that should be performed these are referred to as initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. 5 project management process groups in the field of project management, there are two main categories which every project manager will require mastery of in order to succeed: knowledge areas and process groups.
In the project management body of knowledge (pmbok) the process groups are the chronological phases that the project goes through, and the knowledge areas occur throughout any time during the process groups the process groups are horizontal, and the knowledge areas are vertical. Updated for new pmp® exam 2018 one of the most discussed tables in the project management institute’s (pmi), a guide to the project management body of knowledge, (pmbok® guide) is the “project management process groups and knowledge areas mapping” matrix. A61 comparison of the tenstep process to the pmbok® guide fifth edition (a61p1) every project management model has its own way of laying out the processes, procedures, best practices and templates required to successfully manage projects.
This free ebook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project you will learn what each of the process groups consists of and the processes you need to perform within each group during your project. According to the pmbok, one way project management can be defined is as a series of five process groupsthese aren’t phases instead, each group consists of specific activities some of these activities may be reiterated multiple times throughout the project (eg, for each phase. The first step of project management process is initiating at this stage, the necessary business case for starting the project is shaped then, sponsor of the project, who will financially support it, will initiate the project start. The closing process group addresses the culmination of strong project management skills demonstrated throughout the other interrelated processes that guided the project following through to close all aspects of the process and submitting necessary paperwork on time is just as important as all other skills and processes.
It gives an overview of the 49 processes of project management in the pmbok® guide and the process groups (the total number of project management processes increases from 47 in pmbok® guide 5th edition to 49 in pmbok® guide 6th edition. Project walk-through the best way to describe the project management process groups is by walking through a project at a high-level you’ll then see why each process group is required and how it helps you deliver a project successfully. Initiation process group contains the processes relating to initiating of the project and planning process group has the processes which will help the project manager to build the plan for the project.
Process groups integrate seamlessly with the 5 steps of traditional project management they give you a framework for measuring and progressing through each stage of a project and help set clearly defined goal-points along the way. There’s much more to project management than what i could provide in a high-level overview of these pmi process groups for example, change management in itself is a huge topic but by providing this project management overview, i hope i’ve been able to present a good idea of what goes into each of the project management phases. I am creating mind maps™ for project management coaching activity i found mind maps™ are giving excellent way of visual communication compared to verbose presentation slides especially in project management, mind maps™ have wide range of application like decision making, risk planning, process flows, etc in this map, i presented pmbok process groups & processes. Project management, then, is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements it has always been practiced informally, but began to emerge as a distinct profession in the mid-20th century.
Project management institute, a guide to the project management body of knowledge, (pmbok® guide) – fifth edition, project management institute, inc 2013, table 3-1, page 61 title microsoft word - capm_process_cheat_sheetdocx. The initiating process group is used to define a new project or a new phase of an existing project by getting the authorization to start let's look at the actions that happen in this process. Project management process groups o a process is a series of actions directed toward a particular result o project management can be viewed as a number of interlinked processes o the project management process groups include: n n n n n initiating processes planning processes executing processes monitoring and controlling processes closing. Project management process groups are independent of application areas or industry focus a process group includes the constituent project management processes that are linked to the respective inputs and outputs where the result or outcome of one process becomes the input to another.
Integration management anowledge area: this is the only project management knowledge area that has processes in each five process groups these processes are developing the project charter, developing the project management plan, directing and managing the project work, monitoring and controlling the project work, performing integrated change control and closing the project or phase. The project management body of knowledge (pmbok) states “the executing process group consists of those processes performed to complete the work defined in the project management plan to satisfy the project specifications” this group integrates and coordinates people and other resources to carry. The foundation for project management theory is called process groupsit’s a sophisticated word for a simple concept, because process groups are simply phases that each project goes through. According to the pmi's a guide to the project management body of knowledge (the pmbok guide), there are five process groups that make up a project management framework for a project manager to take a project from start to finish.
The project management intitiute's guide to the project management body of knowledge 5th edition (pmbok 5) describes and organizes the these process groups from start to finish in the following order. Project management process groups 1 managing process groups some content in these slides may be copyrighted by course technology. Process groups are project phases d where large or complex projects may be separated into phases or sub-projects, all of the process group processes would normally be repeated.