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PMP Knowledge Areas & Processes mapping

10 Knowledge Areas

49 Project Management Processes

Initiating Process Group Planning Process Group Executing Process Group Monitoring & Controlling Process Group Closing Process Group

4. Project Integration Management

It includes the processes and activities to identify, define, combine, unify, and coordinate the various processes and project management activities within the Project Management Process Groups.

4.1 Develop Project Charter

4.2 Develop Project Management Plan

4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work

4.4 Manage Project Knowledge

4.5 Monitor and Control Project Work

4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control

4.7 Close Project or Phase

5. Project Scope Management

It includes the processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required, and only the work required, to complete the project successfully.


5.1 Plan Scope Management

5.2 Collect Requirements

5.3 Define Scope

5.4 Create WBS


5.5 Validate Scope

5.6 Control Scope


6. Project Schedule Management

Project scheduling provides a detailed plan that represents how and when the project will deliver the products or services.


6.1 Plan Schedule Management

6.2 Define Activities

6.3 Sequence Activities

6.4 Estimate Activity Durations

6.5 Develop Schedule


6.6 Control Schedule


7. Project Cost Management

Project budgeting provides the processes involved in planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding, managing, and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget.


7.1 Plan Cost Management

7.2 Estimate Costs

7.3 Determine Budget


7.4 Control Costs


8. Project Quality Management

It includes the processes for incorporating the organization’s quality policy regarding planning, managing, and controlling project and product quality requirements to meet stakeholders’ objectives.



8.1 Plan Quality Management

8.2 Manage Quality

8.3 Control Quality


9. Project Resource Management

It includes the process to identify, acquire, and manage the resources needed for the successful completion of the project.



9.1 Plan Human Resource Management

9.2 Estimate Activity Resources

9.3 Acquire Project Team

9.4 Develop Project Team

9.5 Manage Project Team

9.6. Control Resources


10. Project Communications Management

It includes processes necessary to ensure that the information needs of the project and its stakeholders are met through the development of artifacts and implementation of activities to achieve effective information exchange.


10.1 Plan Communications Management

10.2 Manage Communications

10.3 Monitor Communications


11. Project Risk Management

It includes the processes of conducting risk management planning, identification, analysis, response planning, response implementation and monitoring risk on a project.


11.1 Plan Risk Management

11.2 Identify Risks

11.3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis

11.4 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis

11.5 Plan Risk Responses

11.6 Implement Risk Responses

11.7 Monitor Risks


12. Project Procurement Management

It includes the processes necessary to purchase or acquire products, services or results needed from outside the project team.


12.1 Plan Procurement Management

12.2 Conduct Procurements

12.3 Control Procurements


13. Project Stakeholder Management

It includes the processes required to identify the people, groups, or organizations that could impact the project, to analyze
stakeholder expectations and their impact on the project.

13.1 Stakeholder Register

13.2 Plan Stakeholder Management

13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement

13.4 Monitor Stakeholder Engagement