The PMBOK Refresher

The PMBOK Refresher

Copyright © 2017 by Tomislav N. Krnich

Part 0: Front Matter

Copyrights

Trademarks

Disclaimer

Preface (Read Me!)

Glossary

Part 1: Project Management Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Purpose of PMBOK

Project Management Resources and Professional Acceptance

Generally Recognized Project Management Knowledge and Practice

Common Vocabulary for Project Management

The Standard for Project Management

Project Management Ethics and Professional Conduct

Chapter 2: What is a Project?

What is a Project?

What is Portfolio or Subportfolio of Projects?

What is a [Project Management] Program?

Chapter 3: Definition of Project Management

What is Project Management?

Carrying-out, Executing, and Accomplishing Project Management

Project Constraints

Project Planning

Chapter 4: Portfolio, Program, Project, & Organizational Management Relationships

Portfolio, Program, Project, & Organizational Management Relationships

Organizational Project Management (OPM)

Organizational Strategy and its Relationship with Project Management

Organizational Enabler in the Context of Project Management

Systematic Achievement of Project Management Best Practices

Comparing Project, Program, and Portfolio Views Across Six Dimensions

What is Program Management?

What is Portfolio Project Management?

Relationship between Projects and Strategic Planning

What is a Project Management Office?

Chapter 5: Relationships Between Project, Operations, & Organizational Strategy

Relationships Between Project, Operations, and Organizational Strategy

Relationships Between Operations and Project Management

What is Business Operations Management?

What is an Operational Stakeholder of a Project?

What are the Relationships between Organizations and Project Management?

What is a Project-Based Organization?

The Link between Project Management and Organizational Governance

Relationship Between Project Management and Organizational Strategy

Chapter 6: Relationships with Business Value

Understanding Business Value in the Context of Projects

The Scope of Business Value in the Context of Projects

Using Projects to Increase Business Value

Project Management's Perspective on Business Related Activities

Using Project Management to Realize and Express Business Value

Understanding How Project Portfolio Management Adds Business Value

Understanding How Program Management Adds Business Value

Understanding How Project Management Adds Business Value

How to Create, Manage, and Measure Business Value of a Project

How to Create, Manage, and Measure Business Value of a Program of Projects

How to Create, Manage, and Measure Business Value of a Portfolio of Projects

Chapter 7: Role of the Project Manager

What is the Role of the Project Manager?

What are the Responsibilities of the Project Manager?

What are the Competencies of the Project Manager?

What are the Competencies of the Project Manager?...continued

Chapter 8: Project Management Body of Knowledge

What is the Standard for Project Management of a Project?

Part 2: Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle

Chapter 1: Organizational Influences on Project Management

How Organizational Cultures and Styles Influence a Project

How Projects Depend on Organizational Communications

The Major Types of Organizational Structures

What are Organizational Process Assets?

What are Enterprise Environmental Factors?

Chapter 2: Project Stakeholders and Governance

Chapter 3: Project Team

Chapter 4: Project Life Cycle

Part 3: Project Management Processes

Chapter 1: Common Project Management Process Interactions

Chapter 2: Project Management Process Groups

Chapter 3: Initiating Process Group

Chapter 4: Planning Process Group

Chapter 5: Executing Process Group

Chapter 6: Monitoring and Controlling Process Group

Chapter 7: Closing Process Group

Chapter 8: Project Information

Chapter 9: Role of the Knowledge Areas

Part 4: Project Integration Managment

Chapter 1: Develop Project Charter

Chapter 2: Develop Project Management Plan

Chapter 3: Direct and Manage Project Work

Chapter 4: Monitor and Control Project Work

Chapter 5: Perform Interated Change Control

Chapter 6: Close Project or Phase

Part 5: Project Scope Management

Chapter 1: Plan Scope Management

Chapter 2: Collect Requirements

Chapter 3: Define Scope

Chapter 4: Create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Chapter 5: Validate Scope

Chapter 6: Scope Control

Part 6: Project Time Management

Chapter 1: Plan Schedule Management

Chapter 2: Define Activities

Chapter 3: Sequence Activities

Chapter 4: Estimate Activity Resources

Chapter 5: Estimate Activity Durations

Chapter 6: Develop Schedule

Chapter 7: Control Schedule

Part 7: Project Cost Management

Chapter 1: Plan Cost Management

Chapter 2: Estimate Costs

Chapter 3: Determine Budget

Chapter 4: Control Costs

Part 8: Project Quality Management

Chapter 1: Plan Quality Management

Chapter 2: Perform Quality Assurance

Chapter 3: Control Quality

Part 9: Project Human Resource Management

Chapter 1: Plan Human Resource Managment

Chapter 2: Aquire Project Team

Chapter 3: Develop Project Team

Chapter 4: Manage Project Team

Part 10: Project Communications Management

Chapter 1: Plan Communications Management

Chapter 2: Manage Communications

Chapter 3: Control Communications

Part 11: Project Risk Management

Chapter 1: Plan Risk Management

Chapter 2: Identify Risks

Chapter 3: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

Chapter 4: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis

Chapter 5: Plan Risk Responses

Chapter 6: Control Risks

Part 12: Project Procurement Manangement

Chapter 1: Plan Procurement Management

Chapter 2: Conduct Procurements

Chapter 3: Control Procurements

Chapter 4: Close Procurements

Part 13: Project Stakeholder Management

Chapter 1: Identify Stakeholders

Chapter 2: Plan Stakeholder Management

Chapter 3: Manage Stakeholder Engagement

Chapter 4: Control Stakeholder Engagement

Part 14: The Standard for Project Management of a Project

Chapter 0: Introduction

Chapter 1: What is a Standard?

Chapter 2: Framework for this Standard

Chapter 3: Project Management Process Groups

Chapter 4: Initiating Process Group

Chapter 5: Planning Process Group

Chapter 6: Executing Process Group

Chapter 7: Monitoring and Controlling Process Group

Chapter 8: Closing Process Group

Part 15: Interpersonal Skills

Chapter 0: Introduction

Chapter 1: Leadership

Chapter 2: Team Building

Chapter 3: Motivation

Chapter 4: Communication

Chapter 5: Influencing

Chapter 6: Desicion Making

Chapter 7: Political and Culteral Awareness

Chapter 8: Negotiation

Chapter 9: Trust Building

Chapter 10: Conflict Managment

Chapter 11: Coaching

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