A Guide to Project Management

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Unformatted text preview: olve considerable risk. Although these facilitating processes are performed intermittently and as needed during project planning, they are not optional. They include: Quality Planning (8.1)--identifying which quality standards are relevant to the project and determining how to satisfy them. Organizational Planning (9.1)--identifying, documenting, and assigning project roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships. Staff Acquisition (9.2)--getting the human resources needed assigned to and working on the project. Communications Planning (10.1)--determining the information and communications needs of the stakeholders: who needs what information, when will they need it, and how will it be given to them. Risk Identification (11.2)--determining which risks might affect the project and documenting their characteristics. Qualitative Risk Analysis (11.3)--performing a qualitative analysis of risks and conditions to prioritize their effects on project objectives. Quantitative Risk Analysis (11.4)--measuring the probability and impact of risks and estimating their implications for project objectives. Risk Response Planning (11.5)--developing procedures and techniques to enhance opportunities and to reduce threats to the project's objectives from risk. 34 NAVIGATION LINKS ACROYMNS LIST ACRONYMS LIST ACROYMNS LIST A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 2000 Edition 2000 Project Management Institute, Four Campus Boulevard, Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA Chapter 3--Project Management Processes Executing Processes Integration 4.2 Project Plan Execution Facilitating Processes From the Planning Processes (Figure 35) Quality 8.2 Quality Assurance Human Resources 9.3 Team Development Procurement 12.3 Solicitation A Guide to the A Guide to the Procurement 12.4 Source Selection To the Controlling Processes (Figure 37) From the Controlling Processes (Figure 37) Figure 36. Relationships among the Executing Processes Procurement Planning (12.1)--determining what to procure, how much to procure, and when. Solicitation Planning (12.2)--documenting product requirements and identifying potential sources. Project Project Management Management Body of Body of KnowledgeE L KnowledgeE PL 10.2 Information Distribution Procurement 12.5 Contract Administration Communications MP AM SA S 3.3.3 Executing Processes The executing processes include core processes and facilitating processes. Figure 3-6 illustrates how the following core and facilitating processes interact: Project Plan Execution (4.2)--carrying out the project plan by performing the activities included therein. Quality Assurance (8.2)--evaluating overall project performance on a regular basis to provide confidence that the project will satisfy the relevant quality standards. Team Development (9.3)--developing individual and group competencies to enhance project performance. Information Distribution (10.2)--making needed information available to project stakeholders in a timely manner....
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