1) Summary of Project Management Knowledge Areas

Develop Project Charter
Project Integration Management
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The process of developing a document that formally authorizes a project or a phase and documenting initial requirements that satisfy the stakeholder’s needs and expectations.
Develop Project Management Plan
Project Integration Management
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The process of documenting the actions necessary to define, prepare, integrate, and coordinate all subsidiary plans.
Direct and Manage Project Execution
Project Integration Management
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The process of performing the work defined in the project management plan to achieve the project’s objectives.
Monitor and Control Project Work
Project Integration Management
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The process of tracking, reviewing, and regulating the progress to meet the performance objectives defined in the project management plan.
Perform Integrated Change Control
Project Integration Management
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The process of reviewing all change requests, approving changes, and managing changes to the deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and project management plan.
Close Project or Phase
Project Integration Management
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The process of finalizing all activities across all of the Project Management Process Groups to formally complete the project or phase.
Collect Requirements
Project Scope Management
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The process of defining and documenting stakeholders’ needs to meet the project objectives.
Define Scope
Project Scope Management
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The process of developing a detailed description of the project and product.
Create WBS
Project Scope Management
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The process of subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.
Verify Scope
Project Scope Management
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The process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables.
Control Scope
Project Scope Management
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The process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline.
Define Activities
Project Time Management
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The process of identifying the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables.
Sequence Activities
Project Time Management
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The process of identifying the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables.
Estimate Activity Resources
Project Time Management
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The process of estimating the type and quantities of material, people, equipment, or supplies required to perform each activity.
Estimate Activity Durations
Project Time Management
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The process of approximating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources.
Develop Schedule
Project Time Management
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The process of analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create the project schedule.
Control Schedule
Project Time Management
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The process of monitoring the status of the project to update project progress and managing changes to the schedule baseline.
Estimate Costs
Project Cost Management
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The process of developing an approximation of the monetary resources needed to complete project activities.
Determine Budget
Project Cost Management
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The process of aggregating the estimated costs of individual activities or work packages to establish an authorized cost baseline.
Control Costs
Project Cost Management
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The process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project budget and managing changes to the cost baseline.
Plan Quality
Project Quality Management
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The process of identifying quality requirements and/or standards for the project and product, and documenting how the project will demonstrate compliance.
Perform Quality Assurance
Project Quality Management
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The process of auditing the quality requirements and the results from quality control measurements to ensure appropriate quality standards and operational definitions are used.
Perform Quality Control
Project Quality Management
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The process of monitoring and recording results of executing the quality activities to assess performance and recommend necessary changes.
Develop Human Resource Plan
Project Human Resource Management
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The process of identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities, required skills, reporting relationships, and creating the staffing management plan.
Acquire Project Team
Project Human Resource Management
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The process of confirming human resource availability and obtaining the team necessary to complete project assignments.
Develop Project Team
Project Human Resource Management
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The process of improving the competencies, team interaction, and the overall team environment to enhance project performance.
Manage Project Team
Project Human Resource Management
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The process of tracking team member performance, providing feedback, resolving issues, and managing changes to optimize project performance.
Identify Stakeholders
Project Communications Management
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The process of identifying all people or organizations impacted by the project, and documenting relevant information regarding their interests, involvement and impact on project success.
Plan Communications
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The process of determining the project stakeholder information needs and defining a communication approach.
Distribute Information
Project Communications Management
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The process of making relevant information available to project stakeholders as planned.
Manage Stakeholder Expectations
Project Communications Management
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The process of communicating and working with stakeholders to meet their needs and addressing issues as they occur.
Report Performance
Project Human Resource Management
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The process of collecting and distributing performance information, including status reports, progress measurements, and forecasts.
Plan Risk Management
Project Risk Management
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The process of defining how to conduct risk management activities for a project.
Identify Risks
Project Risk Management
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The process of prioritizing risks for further analysis or action by assessing and combining their probability of occurrence and impact.
Perform Qualitative Analysis
Project Risk Management
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The process of numerically analyzing the effect of identified risks on overall project objectives.
Perform Quantitative Analysis
Project Risk Management
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The process of developing options and actions to enhance opportunities and to reduce threats to project objectives.
Plan Risk Responses
Project Risk Management
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The process of developing options and actions to enhance opportunities and to reduce threats to project objectives.
Monitor and Control Risks
Project Risk Management
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The process of implementing risk response plans, tracking identified risks, monitoring residual risks, identifying new risks, and evaluating the risk process throughout the project.
Plan Procurements
Project Procurement Management
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The process of documenting project purchasing decisions, specifying the approach, and identifying potential sellers.
Conduct Procurements
Project Procurement Management
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The process of obtaining seller responses, selecting a seller, and awarding a contract.
Administer Procurements
Project Procurement Management
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The process of managing procurement relationships, monitoring contract performance, and making changes and corrections as needed.
Close Procurements
Project Procurement Management
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The process of completing each project procurement.