Agreements

Agreements Agreements are input or output in PMBOK processes. An agreement is a document that is signed between two parties. The agreement may be a legal document (where the legal system is involved) or a mutual document (where two parties are involved bypassing the legal system of the land). If the Agreement is legal then…

Benefits Management Plan

Benefits Management Plan Project Benefits Management Plan is one of the subsidiary plan. This plan can include the following sections. Target benefits (e.g., the expected tangible and intangible value to be gained by the implementation of the project; financial value is expressed as net present value); Strategic alignment (e.g., how well the project benefits align…

Business Documents

Business Documents Business Document is input at many places in PMBOK processes. Based on the process name or process context (industry, project size, organization procedures) this may refer to one of multiple of the following documents. Business Document is input to the following processes

Change Requests

Change Requests Project is an instrument of change. Hence during the project lifecycle changes are inevitable. Therefore Change Request in Project Management is an extremely important process in any project. PMI’s PMBOK helps us handling the change request very carefully throughout the project. As per PMBOK change request is any deviation from the plan which you…

Enterprise Environmental Factors

Enterprise Environmental Factors Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEF) are constraints imposed by the project’s environment on the project. The project environment may be related to vendors, customers any other partners, or a project management company. Constraints imposed restricts the options to be exercised by the project team to make decisions or do the project work in…

Organizational Process Assets

Organizational Process Assets We need to learn from our experiences in the project and others’ experiences within the team and the organization. Otherwise, in today’s cutting edge technology we cannot effort to build everything from the scratch. Organization Process Assets (OPA) is the collection of all the learning at the organization level. Beyond the project,…

Procurement Documentation

Procurement Documentation If the project is procuring services or products from other organization then we project team needs to create some documents which help them in knowing the answer of many questions like below, but not limited to these. What exactly is needed? Why do we they need it from other organization? What should be…

Project Charter

Project Charter

Project Charter The project charter document is prepared and signed by the project sponsor. Due to any reason if a project sponsor is not handing over this document to the project manager at the start of the project then the first thing a project manager does is make this document with all the information available…

Project Documents

Project Documents There are many types of project documents and there are different industry-specific names for those. But to avoid confusion and standardize the naming of those document PMBOK has come of with this generic list of project documents. Content of these documents may vary from one organization to another, or one industry to another…

Project Management Plan

Project Management Plan

Project Management Plan Template Project Management Plan Detail Project Management Plan may not be a physically single document but a collection of many documents. This consolidation is done in process. A Project Management Plan should include the following items. All the subsidiary plans from the other 9 Knowledge Areas (Requirements management plan, Process improvement plan,…

Work Performance Data

Work Performance Data Work Performance Data is input or output in PMBOK processes. It is a raw observation while the process is being performed. There is no meaning of this data. To bring the meaning you need to bring the entire context and analyze the data in that context. Some examples of this can be…

Work Performance Information

Work Performance Information Work Performance Information is the input and output of the PMBOK processes. When Work Performance Data is collected in the monitoring and controlling process, it is analyzed in the context of the process, events, situation, etc. After this, we get some insight, we can conclude some meaning from it. We come to…