Nine Project Management Knowledge Areas

Project Scope Management – controlling the planning, execution and content of the project is essential you need to pay attention to both project and scope so that you end up with what was intended

 Project Time Management – Managing everything that affects the projects schedule

Project Cost Management – Keeping an eye on estimating budgeting

Project Quality Management – Quality doesn’t happen by accident, you need to ensure that you are producing a quality that meets the customers’ expectations

Human Resource – you must ensure everyone is doing their work and to the time allocated

Communications – PM spend 90% of their time communicating.  Who – what – when

Risk – Avoiding doom, anticipate risks and deal with them as they arise

Procurement – Work with vendors/suppliers and create contracts with them

Integration – Ensure the co-ordination of all areas of the project.

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