A Guide to Project Management

Acroymns list a guide to the project management body

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Unformatted text preview: ith procedures and will ensure that member input was sufficient. The PMI Executive Director will a) approve the document as submitted; b) reject the document; or c) request additional review, and will provide explanatory comments in support of the chosen option. A Guide to the A Guide to the 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 165 ACROYMNS LIST Appendix B Evolution of PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of A Guide to the A Guide to the Knowledge Project Project B.1 INITIAL DEVELOPMENT The Project Management Institute (PMI) was founded in 1969 on the premise that there were many management practices that were common to projects in application areas as diverse as construction and pharmaceuticals. By the time of the PMI Montreal Seminars/Symposium in 1976, the idea that such common practices might be documented as standards began to be widely discussed. This led in turn to consideration of project management as a distinct profession. It was not until 1981, however, that the PMI Board of Directors approved a project to develop the procedures and concepts necessary to support the profession of project management. The project proposal suggested three areas of focus: The distinguishing characteristics of a practicing professional (ethics). The content and structure of the profession's body of knowledge (standards). Recognition of professional attainment (accreditation). The project team thus came to be known as the Ethics, Standards, and Accreditation (ESA) Management Group. The ESA Management Group consisted of the following individuals: Matthew H. Parry, Chair David C. Aird Frederick R. Fisher David Haeney Harvey Kolodney Charles E. Oliver William H. Robinson Douglas J. Ronson Paul Sims Eric W. Smythe More than twenty-five volunteers in several local chapters assisted this group. The Ethics statement was developed and submitted by a committee in Washington, D.C., chaired by Lew Ireland. The Time Management statement was developed through extensive meetings of a group in Southern Ontario, including 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 167 ACROYMNS LIST Appendix B--Evolution of PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Appendix B ment ment Dave MacDonald, Dave Norman, Bob Spence, Bob Hall, and Matt Parry. The Cost Management statement was developed through extensive meetings within the cost department of Stelco under the direction of Dave Haeney and Larry Harrison. Other statements were developed by the ESA Management Group....
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