Project Planning and Management

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 121
  • Published : December 9, 2012
Open Document
Text Preview
A GUIDE TO THE
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
BODY OF KNOWLEDGE

PMI Standards Committee
William R. Duncan, Director of Standards

Project Management Institute
Four Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
A guide to the project management body of knowledge.
p.
cm.
“1996 ed.”—Pref.
“This ... supersedes PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) document that was published in 1987”—Pref.
Includes index.
ISBN: 1-880410-12-5 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1-880410-13-3 (hdbk)
1. Industrial project management. I. Project Management
Institute. II. Project management body of knowledge (PMBOK)
HD69.P75G845 1996
658.4’04—dc20
95-39934
CIP

PMI Publishing Division welcomes corrections and comments on its documents. In addition to comments directed to PMI about the substance of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, please feel free to send comments on typographical, formatting, or other errors. Simply make a copy of the relevant page of the PMBOK Guide, mark the error, and send it to: PMI Publishing Division, Forty Colonial Square, Sylva, North Carolina 28779 USA, phone: 828/586-3715, fax: 828/586-4020, e-mail: pmihq@pmi.org.

Copyright ©1996 by the Project Management Institute. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, manual, photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without prior written permission of the publisher. Send permission request to Permissions, PMI Publishing Division, Forty Colonial Square, Sylva, North Carolina 28779 USA. “PMI” is a federally registered trade and service mark; “PMP” and the PMP logo are federally registered certification marks; and the PMI logo, “PMBOK” and “Building professionalism in project management.” are trademarks of Project Management Institute. Printed and bound by Automated Graphic Systems, White Plains, Maryland, USA. PMI publications are available at special quantity discounts. For more information, please write to the Business Manager, PMI Publishing Division, Forty Colonial Square, Sylva, North Carolina 28779 USA or contact your local bookstore.

The paper used in this book complies with the Permanent Paper Standard issued by the National Information Standards Organization (Z39.48—1984).
10

9

8

7

6

5

4

c

CONTENTS

List of Figures vi
Preface to the 1996 Edition

I.

The Project Management Framework
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3

II.

vii

Introduction 3
The Project Management Context 11
Project Management Processes 27

The Project Management Knowledge Areas
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12

Project Integration Management 39
Project Scope Management 47
Project Time Management 59
Project Cost Management 73
Project Quality Management 83
Project Human Resource Management 93
Project Communications Management 103
Project Risk Management 111
Project Procurement Management 123

III. Appendices
Appendix A
Appendix B

The Project Management Institute Standards-Setting Process
Evolution of PMI’s A Guide to the
Project Management Body of Knowledge
139
Appendix C Contributors and Reviewers 141
Appendix D Notes 145
Appendix E Application Area Extensions 147
Appendix F Additional Sources of Information on Project Management Appendix G Summary of Project Management Knowledge Areas
151

IV.

Glossary and Index
Glossary 157
Index 173

137

149

LIST

OF

FIGURES

Figure 1–1
Figure 1–2
Figure 2–1
Figure 2–2
Figure 2–3
Figure 2–4
Figure 2–5
Figure 2–6
Figure 2–7
Figure 2–8
Figure 2–9
Figure 2–10
Figure 2–11
Figure 2–12
Figure 3–1
Figure 3–2
Figure 3–3
Figure 3–4
Figure 3–5
Figure 3–6
Figure 3–7
Figure 3–8
Figure 4–1
Figure 4–2
Figure 5–1
Figure 5–2
Figure 5–3
Figure 5–4
Figure 6–1
Figure 6–2
Figure 6–3
Figure 6–4
Figure...
tracking img