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44 Cards in this Set

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Develop Project Charter
This process is concerned with authorizing the project or project phase. It provides the project manager with the authority to apply resources to the project.
Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement
This process defines what the project entails, capture the intended outcome and deliverables, and describe the business objectives.
Develop Project Management Plan
This process defines, coordinates, and integrates all subsidiary project plans, which may include project scope management plan, schedule management plan, cost management plan, quality management plan, and process improvement plan.
Scope Planning
This process documents the scope management plan, which tells how the project team will go about defining project scope, how the WBS will be developed, how changes to scope will be controlled, and how project scope will be verified.
Scope Definition
This process further elaborates the objectives and deliverables of the project into a project scope statement that’s used as a basis for future project decisions.
Create Work Breakdown Structure
This process maps out the deliverables of the project with subdeliverables and other components stemming from each major deliverable in a tree or chart format.
Activity Definition
This process identifies the activities of the project that need to be performed to produce the product or service of the project.
Activity Sequencing
This process sequences activities in logical order and determines if dependencies exist among the activities.
Activity Resource Estimating
This process determines the type of resources needed (both human and material) and in what quantities for each schedule activity within a work package.
Activity Duration Estimating
This process assesses the number of work periods needed to complete the project activities.
Schedule Development
This process calculates and prepares the schedule of project activities, which becomes the schedule baseline.
Cost Estimating
This process develops and approximation of the cost of resources needed for each project activity.
Cost Budgeting
This process assigns cost estimates to activities and is used to create the cost baseline.
Quality Planning
This process is concerned with targeting quality standards that are relevant to the project at hand and devising a plan to meet and satisfy those standards.
HR Planning
This process documents the roles and responsibilities of individuals or groups for various project elements and then documents the reporting relationships for each.
Communication Planning
This process involves determining the communication needs of the stakeholders by defining the types of information needed, the format for communicating the information, how often it’s distributed, and who prepares it.
Risk Management Planning
This process determines how the risks will be managed for a project.
Risk Identification
This process identifies the potential project risks and documents their characteristics.
Qualitative Risk Analysis
This process determines what impact the identified risks will have on the project and the probability that they’ll occur and puts the risks in priority order according to their effect on the project objectives.
Quantitative Risk Analysis
This process assigns numeric probabilities to each identified risk and examines their potential impact to the project objectives.
Risk Response Planning
This process defines what steps to take to reduce threats and take advantage of opportunities and assigns departments or individual staff members the responsibility of carrying out the risk response plans developed in this process.
Plan Purchases and Acquisitions
This process involves identifying the goods or services that will be purchased from outside of the organization, the quantity needed, and when they need to be purchased.
Plan Contracting
This process prepares the documents used in the Request Seller Responses and Select Sellers processes.
Direct and Manage Project Execution
This process involves carrying out the project plan. Activities are clarified, the work is authorized to begin, resources are committed and assigned to activities, and the product or service of the project is created. Most of the budget is spent here.
Acquire Project Team
This process involves attaining human resources and assigning them to the project.
Develop Project Team
This process concerns creating an open, encouraging environment for team members as well as developing them into an effective, functioning, coordinated group.
Request Seller Response
This process involves obtaining bids and proposals from vendors in response to RFPs and similar documents prepared during the Plan Contracting process.
Select Seller
This process involves the receipt of bids or proposals and choosing a vendor to perform the work or supply the goods or services.
Monitor and Control Project Work
This process is concerned with monitoring all the processes in the Initiating, Planning, Executing, and Closing process groups.
Integrated Change Control
This process is concerned with influencing the things that cause change, determining that change is needed or has happened, and managing change.
Scope Verification
This process formalizes the acceptance of the project scope and is primarily concerned with the acceptance of work results.
Scope Control
This process involves documenting and managing changes to project scope.
Schedule Control
This process involves documenting and managing changes to the project schedule.
Perform Quality Assurance
This process involves performing systematic quality activities and uses quality audits to determine which processes should be used to achieve the project requirements and to assure that they are performed efficiently and effectively.
Information Distribution
This process is concerned with providing stakeholders with information regarding the project in a timely manner via status reports, project meetings, review meetings, e-mail, etc.
Cost Control
This process manages the changes to project costs using the cost change control system.
Perform Quality Control
This process is concerned with monitoring work results to see if they fulfill the quality standards set out in the quality management plan. Also determines if end product conforms to the requirements.
Manage Project Team
This process is concerned with tracking and reporting on the performance of individual team members and preparing performance appraisals.
Performance Reporting
This process concerns collecting and distributing performance information, including status reporting, progress measurement, and forecasting.
Manage Stakeholders
This process is concerned with satisfying the needs of the stakeholders by managing communications with them, resolving issues, and improving project performance by implementing requested changes.
Risk Monitoring and Control
This process involves responding to risks as they occur. The risk management plan details how risk is managed, and the risk response plan details how risk response strategies are implemented in the event of an actual risk event.
Contract Administration
This process involves monitoring vendor performance and ensuring that all of the requirements of the contract are met.
Close Project
This process is concerned with gathering and disseminating information to formalize project closure.
Contract Closure
This process is concerned with completing and settling the terms of the contract and determines if the work described in the contract was completed accurately and satisfactorily.