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What is the develop project charter process

Process of developing a document that formally authorizes the project and provides the project manager with the authority to apply resources to project activities

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What are the key benefits of the develop project charter process

Defined project boundaries and start time; creation of a formal project record and away for senior management to formally except and commit the project

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Develop project charter inputs

Statement of work
Business case
Agreements
Enterprise environmental factors
Organizational process assets

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What is the statement of work

A narrative description of products, services or results to be delivered by a project

Include business need, project scope description, and strategic plan

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What is a business case

It is necessary information to determine whether the project is worthy of undertaking. It contains the business need and cost-benefit analysis

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What are agreements

They define initial intentions for a project. They are typical for external customers

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Develop project charter tools and techniques

Expert judgment
Facilitation techniques

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Develop project charter outputs

Project charter

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What are the components of a project charter

Purpose
Description
Objectives
Assigned project manager
Approval requirements
Name and authority level of sponsor
Stakeholder list
Success criteria
High level risks
Milestone schedule
Summary budget
High-level requirements
Assumptions and constraints

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What is the develop project management plan process

Process of defining, preparing, and coordinating all subsidiary plans and integrating them into a comprehensive project management plan

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Key benefit of develop project management plan process

Central document defining basis of all work

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What are the inputs to develop the project management plan

Project charter
Outputs from other processes, such as baselines and subsidiary plans
Enterprise environmental factors
Organizational process assets

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Tools and techniques of develop project management plan process

Expert judgment
Facilitation techniques

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Outputs of develop project management plan process

Project management plan

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What is the project management plan

Describes how the project will be executed and monitored and controlled

Includes all subsidiary plans and baselines
Describes lifecycle selected and processes to be applied
Tailoring decisions
Change management plan
Configuration management plan
Requirements and techniques for stakeholder communications
Key management reviews of open issues and pending decisions
How integrity of baselines will be maintained

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What is the direct and manage project work process

Process of leading and performing work defined in the project management plan in implementing approve changes

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Key benefit of direct and manage project work

Provides overall management of work

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What is corrective action

An intentional activity that realigns the performance of the project work with the project management plan

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What is preventive action

An intentional activity that ensures future performance of project work is aligned with the project management plan

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What is defect repair

An intentional activity to modify a nonconforming product or product component

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Inputs to direct and manage project work process

Project management plan
Approved change requests
External environmental factors
Organizational process assets

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Tools and techniques of Direct and manage project work process

Expert judgment
Project management information system
Meetings

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outputs of direct and manage project work process

Deliverables
Work performance data
Change requests
Project management plan updates
Project documents updates, such as a requirement, project logs, risk register and stakeholder register

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What is the monitor and control project work process

Process of tracking, reviewing and reporting progress to meet performance objectives defined in the project management plan

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Key benefit of monitor and control project work process

Allow stakeholders to understand the current state, steps taken, budget, schedule and scope forecasts

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Inputs to monitor and control project work process

Project management plan
Schedule forecasts
Cost forecasts
Validated changes
Work performance information
Enterprise environmental factors
Organizational process assets

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Tools and techniques of monitor and control project work process

Expert judgment
Analytical techniques
Project management information system
Meetings

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What are analytical techniques

They are applied to forecast potential outcomes based on variations of variables in their interrelationships

Types include:
Causal analysis
Root cause analysis
Trend analysis
Regression analysis
Forecasting methods
Failure mode and effect analysis
Variance analysis
Earned value analysis
Grouping methods
Fault tree analysis
Reserve analysis

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Outputs of monitor and control project work process

Change requests
Work performance reports
Project management plan updates
Project document updates including issue log; schedule and cost forecast; work performance reports

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What is the perform integrated change control process

Process of reviewing all change requests; approving changes and managing change impacts; communicating changes

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Key benefit of perform integrated change control process

Allows document changes within the project to be considered in an integrated fashion while reducing risk

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What is a change control board

Formally charged group responsible for managing and overseeing changes and communications

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What is configuration control

Focuses on specification of deliverables and processes

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What is change control

Focuses on identifying, documenting, and approving/rejecting changes

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Inputs to perform integrated change control process

Project management plan
Work performance reports
Change requests
Enterprise environmental factors
Organizational process assets

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Tools and techniques of perform integrated change control process

Expert judgment
Meetings
Change control tools

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Outputs of perform integrated change control

Approved changes
Change logs including reject the changes
Project management plan updates
Project document updates

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What is the close project or phase process

Process of finalizing all activities across all process groups

Includes:
Action/activities necessary to satisfy exit criteria
Actions/activities necessary to transfer deliverables
Action/activities to collect project records; audit success or failure; gather lessons learned and archive information

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Key benefit of close project or phase process

Provides lessons learned, formal end to project work, release of organizational resources

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Inputs to close project or phase process

Project management plan
Accepted deliverables
Organizational process assets

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Tools and techniques of Close project or phase

Expert judgment
Analytical techniques (i.e. regression analysis and trend analysis)
Meetings

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Outputs of close project or phase process

Final product/service or result transition
Organizational process assets updates

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What is Project integration management

The processes and activities to identify, Define, combine, unify and coordinate the various processes in project management activities within process groups

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Name the six integration management processes

Develop project charter
Develop project management plan
Direct and manage project work
Monitor and control project work
Perform integrated change control
Close project or phase