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An american national standard ansipmi 99 001 2008

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Unformatted text preview: for project management. • An American National Standard (ANSI/PMI 99-001-2008) • Published by the Project Management Institute (PMI). • 1st edition (1996), 2nd edition (2000), 3rd edition (2004), 4th edition (2008), 5th edition (current) (2013) • Process-based, with processes described in terms of: – Inputs (documents, plans, designs, etc.) – Tools and Techniques (mechanisms applied to inputs) – Outputs (documents, products, etc.) 4 3 Process Groups and Knowledge Areas • The Guide recognizes 42 processes that fall into five basic process groups and nine knowledge areas that are typical of almost all projects. • The five process groups are: 1. Initiating (To define a new project or new phase by obtaining authorization to start the project or phase) 2. Planning (To establish the project/phase scope, refine objectives, define actions required to attain the objectives) 3. Executing (To complete the work defined in the project management plan to satisfy the project specifications) 4. Monitoring and Controlling (To track, review, and regulate the progress and performance of the project/phase; ide...
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