International project expert, todd hutchison, walks through the 10 knowledge areas (functions) of project management for more information. According to pmbok all project management processes are divided into 10 areas in this article, we review the first area of knowledge:. For you to reach a great project management from beggining to end.
Now in its fifth edition, the project management body of knowledge (pmbok) is a collection of processes and knowledge areas accepted as. The nine project management knowledge areas the pmbok describes nine knowledge areas or categories of the project management. Project management processes 27 ii the project management knowledge areas chapter 4 project integration management 39 chapter 5 project scope.
Pmi first began offering the project management professional (pmp) certification exam in 1984 introduction to the project management knowledge areas. A project manager has to manage multiple aspects of the project throughout the project these are termed as project management knowledge. The pmbok knowledge areas are very easily described here so that even a person not familiar with project management can learn a lot after.
The objectives of this study are to determine the degree to which project management knowledge areas have been adopted by one public agency in terms of. Although a guide to the project management body of knowledge (pmbok® guide)—fourth edition identifies nine knowledge areas that project managers. The most among these knowledge areas belong mainly risk management, scope management and knowledge areas of project management defined by. A guide to the project management body of knowledge (pmbok guide) 6th edition was released september 2017 the new pmbok® guide 6th edition. I am starting a project of going through the 6th edition of the pmbok® guide and blogging about its contents the 6th edition was released on.
By rex holmlin i teach project management to undergraduate and graduate students, and recently one of my students asked me which knowledge area was the. The process groups are horizontal, and the knowledge areas are vertical they are the core technical subject matter of the project management. To help organize all the knowledge a project manager needs to effectively perform the role, project management has been organized into 10. This knowledge area is organized a bit differently than the other ones however, it is very important because recently pmi is placing a strong emphasis on the. There are 10 project management knowledge areas these are known as pmp knowledge areas as well read now to learn project.
The ten knowledge areas, each of which contains some or all of the project integration management : the processes and. Describe the areas of project management knowledge as defined by the during project start-up, the project management team refines the scope of work and. Learn about the pmbok 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas mappings for the project management guide 5th edition find out about the pmi.
There are 10 project management knowledge areas covered by the pmbok guide the pmbok guide identifies 47 processes of project management that are. Project management blog project management in ic design services needs more than just a gantt chart -there are ten knowledge areas to. The project management body of knowledge (pmbok®), project integration management knowledge area is focused on processes and the coordination of. To this point, we have worked through the core and facilitating project management knowledge areas as defined in lesson 1 and described in detail in lessons.
A guide to the project management body of knowledge (pmbok® guide), these processes into 10 categories that it calls the project management knowledge. 39 role of the knowledge areas the 47 project management processes identified in the pmbok® guide are further grouped into ten separate knowledge. Projects are divided into components, and a project manager must be knowledgeable in each area each of these areas of knowledge will be explored in more. These are called facilitating functions lastly, what ties all knowledge areas together is integration management, or coordinating all components of a project.