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Project Integration Management

Processes and activities to define, identify, combine, unify & coordinate the various processes & project management activities within the project management process groups

Project Integration Management Processes (6)

Develop Project Charter, Develop Project Management Plan, Direct & Manage Project Work, Monitor & Control Project Work, Perform Integrated Change Control, Close Project or Phase

Develop Project Charter

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

Develop Project Charter Inputs

Project statement of work (SOW)

Business Case


Enterprise environmental factors

organizational process assets

Develop Project Charter Tools & Techniques

Expert Judgement

Facilitation Techniques

Develop Project Charter Outputs

Project Charter

Project Statement of Work (SOW)

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

References the following: Business need, product scope description, strategic plan

Business Case

Describes the necessary information from a business standpoint to determine whether or not a project is worth the required investment


Used to define initial intentions for a project (contract, SLA, etc.)

Develop Project Management Plan

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

Develop Project Management Plan Inputs

Project charter

Outputs from other processes

Enterprise environmental factors

Organizational process assets

Develop Project Management Plan Tools & Techniques

Expert judgement

Facilitation techniques

Develop Project Management Plan Output

Project Management Plan

Direct and Manage Project Work

Process of leading & performing the work defined in the project management plan & implementing approved changes to achieve the project's objectives

Direct and Manage Project Work Inputs

Project management plan

Approved change requests

Enterprise environmental factors

organizational process assets

Direct and Manage Project Work Tools & Techniques

Expert judgement

Project management information system (PMIS)


Direct and Manage Project Work Outputs


Work performance data

Change requests

Project management plan updates

project documents updates

Corrective Action

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

Preventative Action

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

Defect Repair

An intentional activity to modify a nonconforming product or project component

Project Management Plan Subsidiaries

Scope, requirements, cost, stakeholder management plans


Key Performance Indicators


Any unique & verifiable product, result, or capability to perform a service that is required to be produced to complete a process, phase, or project

Work Performance Data

Raw observations & measurements identified during activities being performed to carry out the project work

Change Requests

Formal proposal to modify any document, deliverable, or baseline

Could include preventative action, corrective action, defect repair, updates

Monitor & Control Project Work

Process of tracking, reviewing & reporting project work defined in the project management plan & implementing approved changes to achieve the project's objectives

Monitor & Control Project Work Inputs

Project management plan

Schedule forecasts

Cost Forecast

Validated Changes

Work performance information

Enterprise environmental factors

Organizational process assets

Monitor & Control Project Work Tools & Techniques

Expert judgement

Analytical techniques

Project Management Information System


Monitor & Control Project Work Outputs

Change requests

Work performance reports

project management plan updates

project document updates


Monitoring includes collecting, monitoring, and distributing performance information and assessing measurements and trends to affect project improvements


Control includes determining corrective or preventive action or replanning & following up on action plans to determine whether the actions taken resolved the performance issue

Schedule Forecasts

Derived from progress against the schedule baseline & computes time estimate to complete (ETC)


Schedule Variance


Schedule Performance Index

How are cost forecasts derived?

Cost forecasts are derived from progress against the cost baseline & computed estimate to complete (ETC)


Cost Variance


Cost Performance Index


Budget at completion

Work Performance Information

Performance data collected from various controlling processes, analyzed in context and integrated based on relationships across areas


Failure Mode & Effect Analysis


Fault Tree Analysis

Analytical Techniques

Regression analysis, grouping methods, casual analysis, root cause analysis, forecasting methods, FMEA, FTA, reserve analysis, trend analysis, earned value management (EVM), variance analysis

Project Management Information Systems (PMIS)

Part of environmental factors, provides access to automated tools such as scheduling, cost and reserve tools, performance indicators, databases, project records, and financials

Work Performance Reports

physical or electronic representation of work performance information compiled in project documents, intended to generate decisions, actions, or awareness

Perform Integrated Change Control

process of reviewing all change requests; approving changes and managing changes to deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and the project management plan & communicating their disposition

Perform Integrated Change Control Inputs

Project management plan

Work performance reports

Change requests

Enterprise environmental factors

Organizational process assets

Perform Integrated Change Control Tools & Techniques

Expert judgement


Change control tools

Perform Integrated Change Control Outputs

Approved change controls

Change log

Project management plan updates

Project documents updates

Change Control Board (CCB)

Formally chartered group responsible for reviewing, evaluating, approving or delaying, or rejecting changes to the project, and for recording and communicating decisions

Configuration Integration

Identification & selection of a configuration item to provide the basis for which the product configuration is defined & verified products and documents are labeled, changes are managed, and accountability is maintained

Configuration Status Acocunting

Information is recorded & reported as to when appropriate data about the configuration item should be provided

Configuration Verification & Audit

Configuration verification & configuration audits ensure the composition of a project's configuration items is correct and the corresponding changes are registered, assessed, approved, tracked, and correctly implemented

Close Project or Phase

Process of finalizing all activities across all of the Project Management Process Groups to formally complete the project/phase

Close Project or Phase Inputs

Project management plan

Accepted deliverables

Organizational process assets

Close Project or Phase Tools & Techniques

Expert judgement

Analytical techniques


Close Project or Phase Outputs

Final product, service, or result transition

Organizational process assets updates

Historical Information

Historical Information & lessons learned are transferred to the lessons learned knowledge base for use by future projects or phases

There are [_] processes in Project Integration Management


The focus of the Project Integration Management process is to:

Ensure that individual processes interact to integrate related activities

Who is responsible for the project charter?

The sponsoring entity

Direct and manage project work is focused on

Direct and Manage Project Work is focused on leading & performing all the work defined in the Project Management plan; therefore, it covers every knowledge area

One of the main products of Direct and Manage Work is:

Project deliverables

Types of meetings

Information Exchange

Brainstorming, option evaluation, or design

Decision making

Project change log

A project change log tracks all changes initiated for the project and is used to track and manage all changes as they move from initiated to approved / cancelled