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PMBKProject Management Body of Knowledge (also seen as PMBOK)
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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 6th Edition
The new course launched by MITSDE aims to equip project management practitioners with an overview of the state-of-the-art project management techniques prevailing in the industry with particular reference to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) maintained and updated by Project Management Institute (PMI), the leading project management institute worldwide for project management professionals.
Even if project management in construction industry has reached some maturity--due to the construction of a collective referential, a common body of knowledge called A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK[R] Guide used as a global document to refer the industrial practices.
The book is a great resource for new and experienced project managers because it reflects the most recent changes to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK[R] Guide) from the Project Management Institute.
Much like the field manuals; tactics, techniques and procedures; and standard operating procedures used by the military, the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK[R]) identifies a subset of the project management body of knowledge generally recognized as good practice, and a common vocabulary within the project management profession for discussing, writing, and applying project management concepts.
The fourth updated edition of The AMA Handbook of Project Management has been revised to reflect the latest changes in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and Project management Professional Exam, and provides a review of individual projects and programs in the discipline of project management.
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is developed by Project Management Institute (PMI) in 1996.
It was designed based on direct experience with on-site project management, and is compatible with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(3)).
Drawing on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, agile, PRINCE2 methodology, emotional intelligence, and soft systems methodology, he examines who the stakeholders are (sponsors, the project team, clients and users, contractors and suppliers, the government, and hidden stakeholders); why they are important; the core values of sponsorship, partnership, leadership, and citizenship for projects; approaching stakeholders as clients; identifying them and their needs; managing engagement and expectations; building communication; getting buy-in; keeping in touch throughout the project life cycle; and managing the team.
Thus, next follows an introduction of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBok) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and then in the last part, a comparison of the PMBoK phases with the ones used in the ERP implementation at Ibico, a multinational company in the office products business.
The PMI membership includes a free download of the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK[R]), (3) which is needed to study for the exam.
In "Using the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) Framework When Selecting a Learning Management System," Robert Gibson (Emporia State University) describes how faculty, staff, and students at Emporia State University are using the PMBoK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework to guide their selection of a new campus learning management system.
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