Knowledge Areas

4. Project Integration Management

4.1 Develop Project Charter - Initiating Process Group

Process to develop a document that formally authorizes a project and provides the Project Manager with authority to apply resources to the project activities

Inputs
  1. Business Documents
    • Business Case
    • Benefits Management Plan
  2. Agreements
  3. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  4. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Data Gathering
  3. Interpersonal & Team Skills
  4. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Project Charter
  2. Assumption Log

4.2 Develop Project Management Plan - Planning Process Group

The process of defining, preparing, and coordinating all plan components and consolidating them into an integrated project management plan.

Inputs
  1. Project Charter
  2. Outputs from other Processes
  3. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  4. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Data Gathering
  3. Interpersonal & Team Skills
  4. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Project Management Plan

4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work - Executing Process Group

The process of leading and performing the work defined in the project management plan and implementing approved changes to achieve the project’s objectives

Inputs
  1. Project management plan
  2. Project documents
  3. Approved change requests
  4. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  5. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Project Management Information Systems
  3. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Deliverables
  2. Work Performance Data
  3. Issue Logs
  4. Change Requests
  5. Project Management Plan Updates"
  6. Project Document Updates
  7. Organizational Process Assets updates

4.4 Manage Project Knowledge - Executing Process Group

The process using existing knowledge and creating new knowledge to achieve the project’s objectives and contribute to organizational learning

Inputs
  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Deliverables
  4. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  5. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Project Management Information Systems
  3. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Lessons Learned Register
  2. Project Management Plan Updates
  3. Organizational Process Assets Updates

4.5 Monitor and Control Project Work - Monitoring & Control Process Group

The process of tracking, reviewing, and reporting the overall progress to meet the performance objectives defined in the project management plan

Inputs
  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Work Performance Information
  4. Agreement
  5. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  6. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Data Analysis
  3. Decision Making
  4. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Approved Change requests
  2. Project Management Plan Updates
  3. Project Document Updates

4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control - Monitoring & Controlling Process Group

The process of reviewing all changes requests, approving changes, and managing changes to deliverables, project documents, and the project management plan
and communicating their disposition

Inputs
  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Work Performance Reports
  4. Change Requests
  5. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  6. Organizational process assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Change Control Tools
  3. Data Analysis
  4. Decision Making
  5. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Approved Change requests
  2. Project Management Plan Updates
  3. Project Document Updates

 

4.7 Close Project or Phase - Closing Process Group

The process of finalizing all activities for the project, phase, or contract

Inputs
  1. Project Charter
  2. Project Management Plan
  3. Project Documents
  4. Accepted Deliverables
  5. Business Documents
  6. Agreements
  7. Procurement Documentation
  8. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Data analysis
  3. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Project Document Updates
  2. Final Product, Service or Result Transition
  3. Final Report
  4. Organizational Process Assets Updates