A Guide to Project Management

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Unformatted text preview: EMENT No notes for this chapter. CHAPTER 11. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT No notes for this chapter. CHAPTER 12. PROJECT PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT No notes for this chapter. 180 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 Appendix E Application Area Extensions A Guide to the A Guide to the E.1 NEED FOR APPLICATION AREA EXTENSIONS Application area extensions are necessary when there are generally accepted knowledge and practices for a category of projects in one application area that are not generally accepted across the full range of project types in most application areas. Application area extensions reflect: Unique or unusual aspects of the project environment of which the project management team must be aware in order to manage the project efficiently and effectively. Common knowledge and practices that, if followed, will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the project (e.g., standard work breakdown structures). Application area-specific knowledge and practices can arise as a result of many factors, including, but not limited to, differences in cultural norms, technical terminology, societal impact, or project life cycles. For example: In construction, where virtually all work is accomplished under contract, there are common knowledge and practices related to procurement that do not apply to all categories of projects. In bioscience, there are common knowledge and practices driven by the regulatory environment that do not apply to all categories of projects. In government contracting, there are common knowledge and practices driven by government acquisition regulations that do not apply to all categories of projects. In consulting, there are common knowledge and practices created by the project manager's sales and marketing responsibilities that do not apply to all categories of projects. Application area extensions are: Additions to the core material of Chapters 1 through 12, not substitutes for it. Organized in a fashion similar to this document--that is, by identifying and describing the project management processes unique to that application area. Project Project Management Management Body of Body of KnowledgeE L KnowledgeE PL MP AM SA S 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 NAVIGATION LINKS ACROYMNS LIST ACRONYMS LIST 181 ACROYMNS LIST Appendix E--Application Area Extensions Appendix E Unique additions to the core material such as: Identifying new or modified processes. Subdividing existing processes. Describing different sequences or interactions of processes. Increasing elements or modifying the common process definitions. Defining special inputs, tools and techniques, and/or outputs for the existing processes. Application area...
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