Ch 4 Project Integration Management

Project Integration Management definition
processes and activities needed to identify, define, combine, unify and coordinate various processes and PM activities
Project Integration Management processes
Develop Project Charter
Develop Project Management Plan
Direct and Manage Project Execution
Monitor and Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control
Close Project or Phase
Project Integration Management entails
making choices about resource allocation, making trade-offs among competing objectives and alternatives and managing the interdependencies among the project management Knowledge Areas
When in Project Integration Management needed?
Where individual processes interact.
Develop Project Charter
process of developing a document that formally authorizes a project or a phase and documenting initial requirements that satisfy the stakeholders’ needs and expectations.
Develop Project Charter inputs
Project SOW
Business case
Contract
Enterprise environmental factors
Organizational process assets
Develop Project Charter tools and techniques
Expert judgment
Develop Project Charter outputs
Project Charter
Project SOW
narrative description of the products or services to be delivered by the project
Project SOW inputs
Business need
Product scope description
Strategic plan
Business Case
necessary information from a business standpoint to determine whether or not the project is worth the required investment
Business Case drivers
Market demand
Organizational need
Customer request
Technological advance
Legal requirements
Ecological impacts
Social need
Expert Judgment – Develop Project Charter
Other units within the organization
Consultants
Stakeholders
Professional and technical associations
Industry groups
Subject matter experts
PMO
Project Charter
documents the business needs, current understanding of the customer’s needs and the new product, service or result
Project Charter contents
Project purpose or justification
Measurable project objectives and related success criteria
High-level requirements
High-level project description
High-level risks
Summary milestone schedule
Summary budget
Project approval requirements
Assigned project manager, responsibility and authority level
Name and authority of sponsor
Develop Project Management Plan
the process of documenting the actions necessary to define, prepare, integrate and coordinate all subsidary plans.
Develop Project Management Plan inputs
Project Charter
Outputs from Planning Processes
Enterprise Environmental Factors
Organizational Process Assets
Develop Project Management Plan tools and techniques
Expert judgment
Develop Project Management Plan outputs
Project Management Plan
Expert Judgment – Develop Project Management Plan
Tailor the process to meet the project needs
Develop technical and management details to be included in the project management plan
Determine resources and skill levels needed to perform work
Define level of configuration management to apply
Determin which project documents will be subject to formal change control process
Direct and Manage Project Execution
the process of performing the work defined in the project management plan to achieve the project’s objectives
Direct and Manage Project Execution inputs
Project Management Plan
Approved Change Requests
Enterprise Environmental Factors
Organizational Process Assets
Direct and Manage Project Execution tools and techniques
Expert Judgment
Project Management InfoSys
Direct and Manage Project Execution outputs
Deliverables
Work Performance Information
Change Requests
Project Management Plan Updates
Project Document Updates
Approved Change Requests
Documented, authorized changes to expand or reduce project scope. Can also modify policies of project management plan, procedures, costs or budget, or revise schedules. May require implementation of preventive or corrective actions.
Expert Judgment – Direct and Manage Project Execution
used to asses the inputs needed and manage execution of the project management plan.
Deliverables – Direct and Manage Project Execution output
any unique and verifiable product, result or capability to perform a service that must be produced to complete a process, phase or project
Change Requests – Direct and Manage Project Execution output
direct or indirect, externally or internally initiated and can be optional or legally.contractually mandated
Corrective action
Preventive action
Defect repair
Updates
Monitor and Control Project Work
process of tracking reviewing and regulating the progress to meet the performance objective defined in the project management plan.
Monitor and Control Project Work inputs
Project Management Plan
Performance Reports
Enterprise Environmental Factors
Organizational Process Assets
Monitor and Control Project Work tools and techniques
Expert judgment
Monitor and Control Project Work outputs
Change Requests
Project Management Plan Updates
Project Document Updates
Perform Integrated Change Control
process of reviewing all change requests, approving changes and managing changes to the deliverables, organizational process assets, projects documents and the project management plan.