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    Project management is a relatively young practice, and the memory and terminology of many nonstandard PM models are still fresh and, in some cases, still in use. The use of a common base of concepts and a common language of terms is much to be desired in any complex environment. Fortunately, there are project management standards.

    The Guide to the PMBOK is a PMI-managed project management global standard. It lays out the fundamental concepts and terms of formal project management. These fundamentals are flexible in implementation. There has also been a wealth of work done to develop industry-specialized project management disciplines and standards.

    APP is ready to overhaul its project management practices. Top management is convinced that it will benefit from adopting PMI standards in organizing and managing its projects and is encouraging all of its employees (including you) to discuss the five PMI standard project management process groups and how they relate to each other. Briefly define important terms of these groups. Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

    Note: Responses are especially important because the primary post information is likely to be somewhat redundant. In your responses, fill in the gaps that you see in the discussion so far and extend the discussion to new areas.

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    Let's take a closer look. I also attached a highly informative chart showing the interaction between the 42 process, 5 process groups and the 9 knowledge areas.


    1. . In your responses, fill in the gaps that you see in the discussion so far and extend the discussion to new areas.

    As part of Project Management, the manager applies knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Project management is accomplished through the use of the five processes such as: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Controlling, and Closing. In other words, the project managers or the organization divide the project into these phases to manage the project while having the ongoing and necessary connections to the ongoing operations of the performing organization. Each ...

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