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This article is going to brief about Project Management Process. You are going to find word “process” more frequently during study of PMP exam. It is most important word for project management professional (PMP) exam.
Process is combination of input, tool& technique and output. You are going to manage your project with help of different processes.
Input: This is known as an entry point of process. It can be internal or external or an outcome of a other process, which can be used as an input.
Tool can be anything like software for development or management, templates.
Technique is a systematic way to solve the problem.
It is final outcome of a process which can be product, result or a service.
Project Management Institute (PMI) defines 47 processes and 5 Process groups. Each process belongs to one of the five process group.
Here is list of five process group
Apart from that process also belongs to one of ten knowledge area which is defined by Project Management Institute (PMI).
Here is list of ten knowledge areas
Here is the list of 47 Processes with their mapping with process group and knowledge areas
|Process group/knowledge area||Initiating (2)||Planning(24)||Executing (8)||Monitoring and controlling (11)||Closing (2)|
|Integration (6)||Develop Project Charter||Develop Project Management Plan||Direct and Manage Project Work||
||Close Project or Phase|
|Quality (3)||Plan Quality Management||Perform Quality Assurance||Control Quality|
|Human Resource (4)||Plan HR Management||
|Communication (3)||Plan Communications Management||Manage Communications||Control Communications|
|Procurement (4)||Plan Procurement Management||Conduct Procurements||Control Procurements||Close Procurements|
|Stakeholder (4)||Identify Stakeholders||Plan Stakeholder Management||Manage Stakeholder Engagement||Control Stakeholder Engagement|
Please go through this series of PMP exam. Here is first part What is project management professional ?
Project management professional (PMP ®) is a globally industry recognized Qualification. In better words we can say certification program, which is offered by Project Management Institute (PMI). Project Management Institute offers nine different certification program of project management for different skills sets and education level.
PMP exam does not belong to any particular industry such as Information technology or construction etc. It is widely accepted in all major industries.
Anyhow wherever you are in your career, PMI has certification for you. Express your proficiency with PMI Certification.
Below is list of certification programs offered by PMI. Choose the best suited to you.
Let’s know what is project Management professional (PMP) and how can you achieve it?
Project management professional certification exam is based on PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK® Guide. Currently 5th edition is latest edition of PMBOK® Guide. The exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions from which 25 (which are chosen randomly) are not evaluated. Prometric testing centres provides online computer based Exam. Computer based exam have duration of 4 Hours. There is provision of Paper base test to candidates if they are not having prometric test centres in nearby locations.
The exam contain question from different Project management domains defined in PMBOK®.
Result of computer based test is received immediately upon finishing the exam. While for Paper based exam the result takes up to 4 weeks.
Test report have two sections
Project Management professional is exam to judge your management experience and knowledge of industry practices.
Gelatinize your expertise and face project challenges with a PMI Certification.
To know more about eligibility and apply process of Project Management Professional certification wait for the next article