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Details
Getting to Know the PMBOK Guide
Applying the Develop Project Charter Process
Applying the Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement Process
Applying the Scope Planning Process
Applying the Scope Definition Process
Applying the Create WBS Process
Applying the Activity Definition Process
Applying the Activity Resource Estimating Process
Applying the Activity Sequencing Process
Applying the Activity Duration Estimating Process
Applying the Cost Estimating Process
Applying the Risk Management Planning Process
Applying the Risk Identification Process
Applying the Qualitative Risk Analysis Process
Applying the Quantitative Risk Analysis Process
Applying the Risk Response Planning Process
Applying the Human Resource Planning Process
Applying the Quality Planning Process
Applying the Communications Planning Process
Applying the Plan Purchases & Acquisitions Process
Applying the Plan Contracting Process
Applying the Cost Budgeting Process
Applying the Schedule Development Process
Applying the Develop Project Management Plan Process
Applying the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
Applying the Acquire Project Team Process
Applying the Develop Project Team Process
Applying the Perform Quality Assurance Process
Applying the Request Seller Responses Process
Applying the Select Sellers Process
Applying the Information Distribution Process
Applying the Monitor and Control Project Work Process
Applying the Integrated Change Control Process
Applying the Scope Verification Process
Applying the Perform Quality Control Process
Applying the Contract Administration Process
Applying the Manage Project Team Process
Applying the Schedule Control Process
Applying the Cost Control Process
Applying the Performance Reporting Process
Applying the Risk Monitoring and Control Process
Applying the Manage Stakeholders Process
Applying the Scope Control Process
Applying the Contract Closure Process
Applying the Close Project Process

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6.11
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4.49
8.25
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4.33
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6.38
3.43
4.55
5.21
3.25
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3.37
4.56
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4.57
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4.46
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5.04
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PMP Professional and Social Responsibility


Mastering Your PMP Exam

All information gathered from: PMHub (www.pmhub.net)

5.35
19.37

Project Management Process Groups


Knowledge Areas
Processes
Initiatiating

Project
Management
Integration

Planning

1. Develop Project
Charter
2. Develop Preliminary
Project Scope
Statement

Develop Project
Management Plan

Executing

Monitoring & Control

Closing

Direct and Manage


Project Execution

1. Monitor and Control


Project Work
2. Integrated Change
Control

Close
Project

1. Scope Planning
2. Scope Definition
3. Create WBS

Project Scope
Management

1. Activity Definition
2. Activity Sequencing
3. Activity Resource
Estimating
4. Activity Duration
Estimating
5. Schedule Development
1. Cost Estimating
2. Cost Budgeting

Project Time
Management
Project Cost
Management
Project Quality
Management

Monitoring
Initiatiating Planning Executing & Control

Closing

1. Scope Verification
2. Scope Control

Schedule Control

Cost Control

Perform Quality Control

Manage Project Team

Quality Planning

Perform Quality
Assurance

Project Human
Resources
Management

Human Resource
Planning

1. Acquire Project Team


2. Develop Project Team

Project
Communications
Management

Communications Planning Information Distribution

1. Performance Reporting
2. Manage Stakeholders

Project Risk
Management

1. Risk Management
Planning
2.Risk Identification
3. Qualitative Risk
Analysis
4. Quantitative Risk
Analysis
5. Risk Response
Planning

Risk Monitoring and


Control

Project
Procurement
Management

1. Plan Purchases and


Acquisitions
2. Plan Contracting

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2 44

21

12

1. Request Seller
Responses
2. Select Sellers
21

All information gathered from: PMBOK-3rd Edition

Contract
Closure

Contract Administration
7

12

All information gathered from: PMBOK-3rd Edition


Knowledge Areas

Project Management
Process

Inputs
Contract

Tools & Techniques


Project selection methods
Project management
Project SOW
methodology
Enterprise environmental Project management
factors
information system
Organizational Process
Develop Project Charter assets
Expert judgement

Project Charter

Develop Preliminary
Project Scope
Statement

Project management
methodology
Project management
information system

Project SOW
Enterprise environmental
factors
Expert judgement
Organizational process
assets

Project management
methodology
Project management
information system

Develop Project
Management Plan

Preliminary project scope


statement
Project management
processes
Enterprise environmental
factors
Organizational process
assets

Project management
methodology
Project management
information system

Direct and Manage


Projec Execution

Project management
plan
Approved corrective
actions
Approved preventive
actions
Approved change
requests
Approved defect repairs
Validated defect repairs
Administrative closure
procedure
Project management
plan
Work performance
information
Rejected change
requests

Project management
methodology
Project management
information system

Monitor and Control


Project Work

Expert judgement

Earned value management

Expert judgement

Monitor and Control


Project Work
Project management
plan
Work performance
information
Requested changes
Recommended
preventive actions
Recommended
corrective actions
Recommended defect
reapirs
Deliverables

Project management
methodology
Project management
information system
Expert judgement

Project management
plan

Project management
methodology
Project management
information system

Integrated Change
Control

Project Management
Integration

Close Project

Contract documentation
Enterprise environmental
factors
Expert judgement
Organizational process
assets
Work performance
information
Deliverables

Scope Planning

Project charter
Expert judgement
Preliminary project scope
statement
Templates, Standards, forms
Project management
plan
Enterprise environmental
factors
Organizational process
assets

Scope Definition

Enterprise environmental
factors
Project charter
Preliminary project scope
statement
Approved change
requests
Project scope
management plan

Product Analysis
Expert judgement
Stakeholder Analysis
Alternatives Identification

Project scope
management plan

Work breakdown structure


templates

Project scope statement


Organizational proecess
assets
Approved change
requests

Decomposition

Project scope statement


WBS Dictionary
Project scope
management plan
Deliverables

Inspection

Project scope statement


Project scope
management plan
Work breakdown
structure
WBS dictionary

Change control system


Configuration Management
System

Create WBS

Scope Verification

Variance analysis
Replanning

Performance reports
Work performance
information
Approved change
requests
Project Scope
Management

Scope Control

Activity Definition

Activity Sequencing

Project scope statement


Work breakdown
structure
WBS dictionary
Project management
plan
Enterprise environmental
factors
Organizational process
assets

Decomposition

Project scope statement


Activity list
Activity attributes

Precedence diagram method


Arrow diagram method
Schedule network templates

Templates
Rolling wave planning
Expert judgement
Planning component

Activity Sequencing

Milestone list
Approved change
requests

Dependency determination
Applying leads and lags

Enterprise environmental
factors
Expert judgement
Organizational process
assets
Alternatives analysis

Activity Resource
Estiimation

Activity list
Activity attributes
Resource availability
Project management
plan

Project management software


Published estimating data
Bottom-up estimating

Enterprise environmental
Expert judgement
factors
Organizational process
assets
Analogous estimating
Project scope statement
Activity list
Activity attributes
Activity resource
requirements
Resource calendar

Activity Duration
Estimation

Project management
plan
- Risk register
- Activity cost estimates
Organizational process
assets
Project scope statement
Activity list
Activity attributes
Project schedule
networkd diagrams
Activity resource
requirements
Resource calendars
Activiity duration
estimates
Project management
plan
- Risk register

Schdule Development

Parametric estimating
Three-point estimates
Reserve analysis

Schedule network analysis


Critical path method
Schedule compression
What-If Scenario analysis
Critical chain method

Resource levelling
Project management software
Applying calendars

Adjusting leads and lags


Schedule model

Schedule management
plan
Schedule baseline
Performance reports
Approved change
requests

Progress reporting
Schedule change control
system
Performance measurement
Variance analysis
Schedule comparison reports
Project managemetn software

Project Time
Management

Schedule Control
Enterprise environmental
factors
Analagous estimating
Organizational process
assets
Determine resource cost rates
Project scope statement
Work breakdown
structure
WBS dictionary

Parametric estimating
Reserve analysis
Cost of quality

Cost Estimating

Project management
plan
- Schedule management
plan
- Staffing management
plan
- Risk register
Project management software
Bottom-up estimating
Vendor bid analysis

Cost aggregation

Cost Budgeting

Project scope statement


Work breakdown
structure
WBS dictionary
Activity cost estimates
Activity cost estimate
supporting details
Project schedule
Contract
Resource calendar
Cost management plan
Cost baseline

Cost change control system

Reserve analysis
Parametric estimates
Funding limit reconciliation

Project funding
requirements
Work performance
information
performance reports
Approved change
requests
Project management
plan
Project Cost
Management

Performance measurement
analysis
Forcasting
Project performance reviews
Project management software
Variance management

Cost Control
Enterprise environmental
factors
Cost-benefit analysis
Organizational process
assets
Benchmarking
Project scope statement
Project management
plan

Design of Experiments
Cost of Quality
Additional quality planning
tools

Quality Planning

Perform Quality
Assurance

Quality Metrics
Quality Management
Plan
Process Improvement
Plan
Work Performance
Information
Quality Control
Measurements
Approved Change
Requests
Implemented Change
requests
Implemented defect
repairs
Implemented corrective
actions
Implemented preventive
actions

Quality Management
Plan
Quality Checklists

Quality Planning Tools and


Techniques
Quality Audits
Process Analysis
Quality Control tools and
techniques

Cause and
Effect/Ishikawa/Fishbone
diagram
Control Chart

Work Performance
Information
Quality Metrics
Organizational process
assets
Approved Change
Requests
Deliverables
Project Quality
Management

Perform Quality Control

Flow charting
Histogram
Pareto Chart
Run chart
Scatter diagram
Statistical Sampling
Inspection
Defect Repair Review

Enterprise Environmental Organizational charts and


factors
position descriptions
Organizational process
Networking
assets

Human Resource
Planning

Acquire Project Team

Project management
plan
- Activity Resource
requirements
Enterprise Environmental
factors
Organizational process
assets
Roles and
Responsibilities
Project Organization
chart
Staffing management
plan
Project Staff
Assignments
Staffing management
plan
Resource Availability

Develop Project Team


Organizational process
assets
Project Staff
Assignments
Roles and
Responsibilities
Project Organization
charts

Project Human

Organizational theory

Pre-assignment
Acquisition
Negotiation
Virtual Teams

General Management Skills


Training
Team building activities
Co-location
Ground Rules
Rewards and Recognition

Observation and conversation


Project performance
appraisals
Issue log
Conflict management

Project Human
Resource Management

Manage Project Team

Staffing management
plan
Team performance
assessment
Work performance
information
Performance Reports

Enterprise environmental Communications Requirement


factors
analysis
Organizational Process
assets
Communications Technology
Project scope statement

Communications
Planning

Project management
plan
- Constraints
- Assumptions
Communications
management plan

Information Distribution
Work Performance
Information
Performance
measurements
Forecasted Completion
Quality Control
measurements
Project management
plan
- Performance
measurement baselines
Approved change
requests
Performance Reporting Deliverables
Communications
management plan
Organizational Process
assets
Project
Communications
Management

Manage Stakeholders

Commnication skills
Information gathering and
retrieval systems
Information distribution
methods
Lessons learned process

Information presentation tools


Performance information
gathering and compilation
Status review meetings
Time reporting systems

Cost reporting systems

Communications methods
Issue logs

Project
Communications
Management

Manage Stakeholders
Enterprise environmental Planning meetings and
factors
Analysis
Organizational process
assets

Risk Management
Planning

Project Scope Statement


Project Management
Plan
Enterprise environmental
factors
Documentation reviews
Organizational process
Information gathering
assets
techniques

Risk Identification

Project Scope Statement Checklist analysis


Project Management
Plan
Assumptions analysis
Risk Management Plan Diagramming techniques
Organization Process
assets

Probability and impact


assessment

Risk Management Plan

Probability and impact matrix

Project Scope Statement Risk data quality assessment


Risk register
Risk categorization
Qualitative Risk Analysis
Risk urgency assessment
Organizational process
assets
Project scope statement
Risk management plan
Risk register

Quantitative Risk
Analysis

Project management
plan
- Project Schedule
management plan
- Project cost
management plan

Risk management plan


Risk Register

Risk Response Planning

Data gathering and


representation techniques
Quantitative risk analysis and
modeling techniques

Strategies for positive risks or


opportunities
Strategies for negative risks or
threats
Strategies for both positive
and negative risks

Risk Response Planning

Project Risk
Management

Risk Monitoring and


Control

Contingent Response strategy

Risk Register
Risk Management Plan
Approved change
requests
Work performance
information

Risk reassessment
Risk Audits

Performance reports

Reserve Analysis
Status meetings

Variance and Trend Analysis


Technical performance
measurements

Enterprise Environmental
Factors
Make-or-buy analysis
Organizational Process
Assets
Expert Judgement
Work Breakdown
Structure
Contract Types
WBS Dictionary
Project Scope Statement

Plan Purchase and


Acquisitions

Project Management
Plan
- Risk Register
- Risk related
contractual aggrements
- Project Schedule
- Resource
Requirements
- Activity Cost Estimates
- Cost baseline
Procurement
Management Plan
Contract Statement of
Work
Make-or-Buy Decisions

Plan Contracting

Standard Forms
Expert Judgement

Plan Contracting

Project Management
Plan
- Risk Register
- Risk related
contractual aggrements
- Project Schedule
- Resource
Requirements
- Activity Cost Estimates
- Cost baseline
Organizational process
assets
Procurement
management plan

Request Sellers

Qualified Sellers list


Evaluation Criteria

Weighting systems
Screening systems
Seller rating systems

Proposals

Expert judgement
Independent estimates
Proposal evaluation
techniques

Project management
plan
- Risk register
- Risk related
contractual agreements

Contract negotiation

Contract
Contract Management
Plan
Approved change
requests

Contract Administration

Advertising

Procurement documents Develop qualified sellers list


Organizational process
assets
Procurement
management plan
Procurement document
package

Select Sellers

Bidder conferences

Contract change control


system
Buyer conducted performance
review
Inspections and Audits

Selected Sellers

Performance Reporting

Performance Reports
Work Performance
Information

Payment system
Claims administration
Record management system

Contract Administration

Project Procurement
Management

Contract Closure

Information technology
Procurement
management plan
Contract management
plan
Contract documentation
Contract closure
procedure

Procurement audits
Records management system

Outputs
Project charter

Preliminary project scope statement

Project management plan

Deliverables
Requested changes
Implemented change requests
Implemented corrective actions
Implemented preventive actions
Implemented defect repairs
Work performance information

Approved preventive actions


Approved corrective actions
Forecasts

Recommended defect repairs


Requested changes

Project management plan (updates)


Project scope statement (updates)
Approved change requests
Rejected change requests
Approved corrective actions
Approved preventive actions
Approved defect repairs
Validated defect rapairs
Deliverables

Administrative closure procedure


Contract closure procedure
Final product, result or service
Organizational process assets (updates)

Project scope management plan

Project scope statement


Requested changes
Project scope management plan
(updates)

Project scope statement (updates)


Work breakdown structure
WBS dictionary
Project scope management plan
(updates)
Requested changes
Scope baseline

Accepted deliverables
Requested changes
Recommended corrective actions

Project scope statement (updates)


Work breakdown statement (updates)
WBS dictionary (updates)
Scope baseline (updates)
Project scope management plan
(updates)
Project management plan (updates)
Organizational process assets (updates)
Recommended corrective actions
Requested changes

Activity list
Activity attributes
Milestone list
Requested changes

Project schedule network diagrams


Activity list (updates)
Activity attributes (updates)

Requested changes

Activity resource requirements


Activity attributes (updates)
Resource calendar (updates)
Resource breakdown structure
Requested changes

Activity duration estimates


Activity attributes (updates)

Project schedule
Schedule model data
Schedule baseline
Project calendar (updates)
Resource requirements (updates)
Project management plan (updates)
- Schedule management plan (updates)
Requested changes
Activity attributes (updates)

Schedule model data (updates)


Schedule baseline (updates)
Requested changes
Recommended corrective actions
Performance measurements
Organizational process assets (updates)
Project management plan (updates)
Activity list (updates)
Activity attributes (updates)

Activity cost estimates


Activity cost estimate supporting details
Requested changes
Cost management plan (updates)

Cost baseline
Project funding requirements
Cost management plan (updates)
Requested changes

Cost Estimates (updates)

Cost baseline (updates)


Performance Measurements
Forecasted Completion
Requested changes
Recommended Corrective Actions
Organizational Process Assets
(updates)
Project management plan (updates)

Quality management plan


Quality baseline
Quality checklists
Quality metrics
Process Improvement Plan
Project management plan (updates)

Requested changes
Recommended corrective actions
Organizational process assets (updates)
Project management plan (updates)

Quality Control measurements


Validated defect repair

Recommended corrective actions


Recommended preventive actions
Recommenede defect repairs
Organizational process assets (updates)
Quality baseline (updates)
Requested changes
Validated deliverables
Project management plan (updates)

Roles and responsibilities


Project organization chart

Staffing management plan

Project staff assignments


Resource availability
Staffing management plan (updates)

Team performance assessment

Requested changes
Recommended corrective actions
Recommended preventive actions
Organizational process assets (updates)

Project management plan (updates)

Communications management plan

Organizational process assets (updates)


Requested changes

Performance reports
Forecasts
Requested changes
Recommended Corrective Actions

Organizational process assets (updates)

Resolved Issues
Approved change requests
Approved corrective actions
Organizational process assets (updates)

Project management plan (updates)

Risk Management Plan

Risk Register

Risk Register (updates)

Risk Register (updates)

Risk Register (updates)


Project management plan (updates)
Risk-related contractual agreements

Risk Register (updates)


Requested changes
Recommended corrective actions
Recommended preventive actions
Organizational process assets (updates)
Project management plan (updates)

Procurement Management Plan


Contract Statement of Work
Make-or-Buy Decisions
Requested Changes

Procurement Documents
Evaluation Criteria
Contract Statement of Work (updates)

Qualified Sellers list


Procurement document package
Proposals

Selected sellers
Contract
Cotract management plaln
Procurement management plan
(updates)
Resource availability
Requested changes

Contract documents
Requested Changes
Recommended corrective actions
Organizational process assets (updates)
Project management plan (updates)
- Procurement management plan
- Contract management plan

Closed contracts
Organizational process assets (updates)

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These questions are good. Some questions are common between these
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CV
SV
CPI
SPI
EAC
non
typical
variances EAC
typical
variances EAC
EAC
% Complete
% money spent
VAC

FV
PV/DCF
NPV
IRR

All information gathered


from:

EV-AC
EV-PV
EV/AC
EV/PV
AC+ETC

AC+BAC-EV
AC+(BAC-EV)/CPI
BAC/CPI
EV/BAC
AC/BAC
BAC-EAC

PV [(1 + r) POW n]
FV/[(1+r) POW n]
Summation (DCF) - InitialInvestment
IRR is interest rate in above NPV where NPV is zero.

PMBOK-3rd Edition, Project Management: A Systems Approach to


Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Eighth Edition by Harold Kerzner

Higher the NPV/IRR better is project

PV
EV
BAC
EAC
ETC
AC

Planned Value
Earned Value
Budget At completion
Estimate At completion
Estimate to complete
Actual Cost

CV

Cost variance

SV

Schedule variance

PV
FV
NPV
DCF

Present Value
Future Value
Net Present Value
Discounted Cash Flows