Information about administrative, communications, and records was moved to Close Project or Phase. You are just required to know how risks are identified, how qualitative risk assessment is done, and how the various risk responses are planned and implemented. This include addition of 3 new processes and deletion of 1 existing process. This post is a summary of changes compared to the 5th edition of the guide, and my analysis of the changes. The Sixth Edition aims to make the guide more consistent and to provide better clarity on the project management processes and their inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. I look forward to your questions, comments and suggestions.
For more information on this law, you may visit the Government of Canada's site. We also have a free Cheetah Leadership Primer. This course is intended to inform participants of new topics, new terminology and other changes, including additions, deletions and renaming of terms. There are many significants updates in the Sixth Edition. They are developed and approved under a census-based process.
It is a significant document to understand the development of but not limited to requirements management plan, requirements traceability, change management, document control, and acceptance criteria. You will get periodicals by email or snail mail and participate in lots of activity happening around the project management body of Knowledge. This principle-based guide is a tool for a broad range of organizations, regardless of their project delivery approach. You will be able to find the hard copy of the book from most of the online stores for purchase. Thus, there is a high probability that you will get questions from scope baseline instead of cost and schedule ones.
But it does not mean that direct project management questions will come in the exam. It goes through the stages of the project estimating process, resources, costs, durations and explains the concept of progressive elaboration. This edition attempted to include advancements within the project management field. Thus, the is one of the main reference books in the exam. You can expect questions from the difference in managing quality and quality control, the goal of quality planning, and how the quality tools get used.
Programs and projects carry-out the effort. The guide specifically addresses the project management field. Subsequently, the most important changes came in the fifth and the sixth editions of the guide. You just need to know how project reserves are analysed. This question belongs to the job of managing scope related changes. Its primary purpose is to help a project manager get clear and objective visibility into project costs. Though the changes are significant, there are lot of interesting aspects such as bringing agile practices in project management, which is very much practical in the project management life cycle.
It is super distracting and annoying. It added Agile processes and changed knowledge area names. Role of the Project Manager The Role of the Project Manager, which was part of Chapter 1 in the Fifth Edition is now a separate chapter Chapter 3 in itself. You recommended him to initiate change control procedures and as a first step raises a change request. The Practice Standard for Project Estimating guides a practitioner to achieve a sound estimating discipline for their project. Being principle-based, this guide is applicable to a broad range of organizations.
Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures. Process Change Manage Project Knowledge Section 4. Overall the guide is indeed more consistent, detailed and clear compared to the previous editions. An example is the Agile Practice Guide. This included expanding the role into strategy and leadership. For more information on this regulation, you may visit the European Union's site.
In a business analysis role, your key responsibility is to scope related changes. The Standard for Portfolio Management, fourth edition integrates portfolio performance management, portfolio strategic management, and portfolio communication management. This had been a problem area with the previous editions. Old Name New Name Perform Quality Assurance Section 8. You will get lots of information, discounts,. Projects are part of programs which in turn are part of portfolios. Portfolios address the strategic goals of the project.
Schedule management is an essential factor in the success or failure of any project. With the Sixth Edition, the Control Resources process has been added under the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group. This section identifies the areas that project managers can consider when tailoring their project. This change makes sense to me. They tend to be either tools, techniques, or a method. New Processes Added This include the addition of 3 new processes. Project Charter helps in defining business requirements, determining the project context, and also defining expected project outcome.