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Unformatted text preview: extensions are not: "How-to" documents or "practice guidelines"--such documents may be issued as PMI Standards, but they are not what are intended as extensions. A lower level of detail than is addressed in this document--such details may be addressed in handbooks or guidebooks that may be issued as PMI Standards, but they are not what is intended as extensions. E.2 CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT OF APPLICATION AREA EXTENSIONS
Extensions will be developed under the following criteria: There is a substantial body of knowledge that is both project oriented and unique or nearly unique to that application area. There is an identifiable PMI component (e.g., a PMI Specific Interest Group, College, or Chapter) or an identifiable external organization willing and able to commit the necessary resources to subscribe to and support the PMI Standards Program with the development and maintenance of a specific PMI Standard. Or, the extension may be developed by PMI itself. The proposed extension is able to pass the same level of rigorous PMI Project Management Standard-Setting Process as any other PMI Standard. ment ment geE L geE PL P E.3 PUBLISHING AND FORMAT OF APPLICATION AREA EXTENSIONS
Application area extensions are developed and/or published by PMI, or they are developed and/or published by either a PMI component or an external organization under a formal agreement with PMI. Extensions match this document in style and content. They use the paragraph and subparagraph numbers of this document for the material that has been extended. Sections and paragraphs of this document that are not extended are not repeated in extensions. Extensions contain a rationale/justification about the need for an extension and its material. Extensions are delimited in terms of what they are not intended to do. E.4 PROCESS FOR DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF APPLICATION AREA EXTENSIONS
When approved in accord with the PMI Standards-Setting Process, application area extensions become PMI Standards. They will be developed and maintained in accordance with the process described below. 182 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 An extension must be sponsored by PMI, a formally chartered PMI component (e.g., a Specific Interest Group, College, or Chapter), or another organization external to PMI, which has been approved by the PMI Standards Program Member Advisory Group and the PMI Standards Program Manager. Cosponsorship with PMI is the preferred arrangement. All approvals will be by formal written agreement between PMI and the sponsoring entity, which agreement will include, among other things, the parties' agreement as to intellectual property ownership rights and publications rights to the extension. A project to develop, publish, and/or mai...
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