The PMBOK(R) Guide - Fourth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is even easier to understand and implement, with improved consistency and greater clarification. * Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding. * New data flow diagrams clarify inputs and outputs for each process. * Greater attention has been placed on how Knowledge Areas integrate in the context of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing process groups. * Two new processes are featured: Identify Stakeholders and Collect Requirements.
2) Project Manager Competency Development Framework (PMCD) - Third Edition
Building on the framework developed in the previous edition, Project Manager Competency Development Framework - Third Edition extends the framework both vertically (to include program and portfolio managers) and horizontally (to cover continued development for the roles of project/program/portfolio managers). The Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework - Third Edition: Aligns with the PMP (R) Examination Specification Aligns with the PMBOK (R) Guide - Sixth Edition Aligns with The Standard for Program Management - Fourth Edition (pre-publication)Aligns with The Standard for Portfolio Management - Fourth Edition (pre-publication)Builds upon the framework from the second edition (knowledge, performance, and personal competencies), in particular the personal competencies Provides examples of evidence required to demonstrate competence Recognizes and addresses the need for career development along a continuum of expertise and experience.The PMCD Framework is designed so all participants in the project management process are be able to assess their current level of project/program/portfolio management competence.
3) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® ) – Sixth Edition
The PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition – PMI’s flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge—including discussion of project management business documents—and information on the PMI Talent Triangle™ and the essential skills for success in today’s market.
4) The Standard for Program Management—Fourth Edition
The Standard for Program Management – Fourth Edition differs from prior editions by focusing on the principles of good program management. Program activities have been realigned to program lifecycle phases rather than topics, and the first section was expanded to address the key roles of program manager, program sponsor and program management office. It has also been updated to better align with PMI’s Governance of Portfolios, Programs, and Projects: A Practice Guide.
5) Standard for Organizational Project Management (OPM)
The Standard for Organizational Project Management – First Edition provides a framework and integrated approach using portfolio, program, and project management to deliver organizational strategy for better performance, better results, and a sustainable competitive advantage. This standard is one of PMI’s foundational standards and it is aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition and other PMI standards.