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4.1 DEVELOP PROJECT CHARTER

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of developing a document that formally authorized the existence of a project and provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to a project activities.

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4.2 DEVELOP PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of defining, preparing, and coordinating all plan components and
consolidating them into an integrated project management plan.

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4.3 DIRECT AND MANAGE PROJECT WORK

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of leading and performing the work defined in the project management
plan and implementing approved changes to achieve the project’s objectives.

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4.4 MANAGE PROJECT KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of using existing knowledge and creating new knowledge to achieve the project’s objectives and contribute to organizational learning.

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4.5 MONITOR AND CONTROL PROJECT WORK

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of tracking, reviewing, and reporting the overall progress to meet the performance objectives defined in the project management plan.

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4.6 PERFORM INTEGRATED CHANGE CONTROL

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of reviewing all change requests; approving changes and managing changes to deliverables, project documents, and the project management plan; and communicating the decisions.

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4.7 CLOSE PROJECT OR PHASE

Knowledge Area:
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of finalizing all activities for the project, phase, or contract.

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5.1 PLAN SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of creating a scope management plan that documents how the project and product scope will be defined, validated, and controlled.

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5.2 COLLECT REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge Area:
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of determining, documenting, and managing stakeholder needs and requirements to meet objectives.

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5.3 DEFINE SCOPE

Knowledge Area:
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of developing a detailed description of the project and product.

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5.4 CREATE WBS

Knowledge Area:
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.

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5.5 VALIDATE SCOPE

Knowledge Area:
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables.

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5.6 CONTROL SCOPE

Knowledge Area:
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline.

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6.1 PLAN SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
6. PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of establishing the policies, procedures, and documentation for planning, developing, managing, executing, and controlling the project schedule.

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6.2 DEFINE ACTIVITIES

Knowledge Area:
6. PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of identifying and documenting the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables.

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6.3 SEQUENCE ACTIVITIES

Knowledge Area:
6. PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of identifying and documenting relationships among the project activities.

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6.4 ESTIMATE ACTIVITY DURATIONS

Knowledge Area:
6. PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of estimating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources.

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6.5 DEVELOP SCHEDULE

Knowledge Area:
6. PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create a schedule model for project execution and monitoring and controlling.

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6.6 CONTROL SCHEDULE

Knowledge Area:
6. PROJECT SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project schedule and managing changes to the schedule baseline.

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7.1 PLAN COST MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COST MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of defining how the project costs will be estimated, budgeted, managed, monitored, and controlled.

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7.2 ESTIMATE COSTS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COST MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of developing an approximation of the cost of resources needed to complete project work.

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7.3 DETERMINE BUDGET

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COST MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of aggregating the estimated costs of individual activities or work packages to establish an authorized cost baseline.

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7.4 CONTROL COSTS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COST MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project costs and managing changes to the cost baseline.

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8.1 PLAN QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of identifying quality requirements and/or standards for the project and its deliverables, and documenting how the project will demonstrate compliance with quality requirements and/or standards.

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8.2 MANAGE QUALITY

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of translating the quality management plan into executable quality activities that incorporate the organization’s quality policies into the project.

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8.3 CONTROL QUALITY

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of monitoring and recording results of executing the quality management activities in order to assess performance and ensure the project outputs are complete, correct, and meet customer expectations.

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9.1 PLAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of defining how to estimate, acquire, manage, and use team and physical resources.

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9.2 ESTIMATE ACTIVITY RESOURCES

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of estimating team resources and the type and quantities of materials, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform project work.

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9.3 ACQUIRE RESOURCES

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of obtaining team members, facilities, equipment, materials, supplies, and other resources necessary to complete project work.

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9.4 DEVELOP TEAM

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of improving competencies, team member interaction, and the overall team environment
to enhance project performance.

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9.5 MANAGE TEAM

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of tracking team member performance, providing feedback, resolving issues, and managing team changes to optimize project performance.

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9.6 CONTROL RESOURCES

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of ensuring that the physical resources assigned and allocated to the project are available as planned, as well as monitoring the planned versus actual utilization of resources and taking corrective action as necessary.

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10.1 PLAN COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of developing an appropriate approach and plan for project
communications activities based on the information needs of each stakeholder or group, available organizational assets, and the needs of the project.

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10.2 MANAGE COMMUNICATIONS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of ensuring timely and appropriate collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information.

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10.3 MONITOR COMMUNICATIONS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of ensuring the information needs of the project and its stakeholders are met.

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11.1 PLAN RISK MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of defining how to conduct risk management activities for a project.

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11.2 IDENTIFY RISKS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of identifying individual project risks as well as sources of overall project risk, and documenting their characteristics.

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11.3 PERFORM QUALITATIVE RISK ANALYSIS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of prioritizing individual project risks for further analysis or action by assessing their probability of occurrence and impact as well as other characteristics.

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11.4 PERFORM QUANTITATIVE RISK ANALYSIS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of numerically analyzing the combined effect of identified individual project risks and other sources of uncertainty on overall project objectives.

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11.5 PLAN RISK RESPONSES

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of developing options, selecting strategies, and agreeing on actions to address overall project risk exposure, as well as to treat individual project risks.

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11.6 IMPLEMENT RISK RESPONSES

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of implementing agreed-upon risk response plans.

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11.7 MONITOR RISKS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of monitoring the implementation of agreed-upon risk response plans, tracking identified
risks, identifying and analyzing new risks, and evaluating risk process effectiveness throughout the project.

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12.1 PLAN PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of documenting project procurement decisions, specifying the approach and identifying potential sellers.

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12.2 CONDUCT PROCUREMENTS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of obtaining seller responses, selecting a seller, and awarding a contract.

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12.3 CONTROL PROCUREMENTS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of managing procurement relationships; monitoring contract performance, and making changes and corrections as appropriate; and closing out contracts.

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13.1 IDENTIFY STAKEHOLDERS

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of identifying project stakeholders regularly and analyzing and documenting relevant information regarding their interests, involvement, interdependencies, influence, and potential impact on project success.

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13.2 PLAN STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of developing approaches to involve project stakeholders based on their needs, expectations, interests, and potential impact on the project.

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13.3 MANAGE STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of communicating and working with stakeholders to meet their needs and expectations, address issues, and foster appropriate stakeholder involvement.

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13.4 MONITOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Knowledge Area:
7. PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

Definition: The process of monitoring project stakeholder relationships and tailoring strategies for engaging stakeholders through modification of engagement strategies and plans.