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PMP: Process Definitions

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1. Process of confirming human resource availability and obtaining the team necessary to complete project assignments.

2. Process of numerically analyzing the effect of identified risks on overall project objectives.

3. Process of developing an approximation of the monetary resources needed to complete project activities.

4. Process of making relevant information available to project stakeholders as planned.

5. Process of developing options and actions to enhance opportunities and to reduce threats to project objectives.

6. Process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables.

7. Process of estimating the type and quantities of material - people - equipment - or supplies required to perform each activity.

8. Process of identifying and documenting project roles - responsibilities - and required skills - reporting relationships - and creating a staffing management plan.

9. Process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline.

10. Process of defining and documenting stakeholders' needs to meet the project objectives.

11. Process of tracking team member performance - providing feedback - resolving issues - and managing change to optimize project performance.

12. Process of documenting project purchasing decisions - specifying the approach - and identifying potential sellers.

13. Process of completing each project procurement.

14. Process of aggregating the estimated costs of individual activities or work packages to establish the authorized cost baseline.

15. Process of tracking - reviewing - and regulating the progress to meet the performance objectives defined in the project management plan.

16. Process of developing a document that formally authorizes a project or a phase and documenting initial requirements that satisfy the stakeholders needs and expectations.

17. Process of obtaining seller responses - selecting a seller - and awarding a contract.

18. Process of auditing the quality requirements and the results from quality control measurements to ensure appropriate quality standards and operational definitions are used.

19. Process of identifying and documenting relationships among the project activities.

20. Process of monitoring and recording results of executing the quality activities to assess performance and recommend necessary changes.

21. Process of identifying the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables.

22. Process of monitoring the status of the project to update project progress and managing changes to schedule baseline.

23. Process of improving the competencies - team interaction - and the overall team environment to enhance project performance.

24. Process of implementing risk response plans - tracking identified risks - monitoring residual risks - identifying new risks - and evaluating risk processes effectiveness throughout the project.

25. Process of finalizing all activities across all of the management Process Groups to formally complete the project or phase.

26. Process of analyzing activity sequences - durations - resource requirements - and schedule constraints to create the project schedule.

27. Process of documenting the actions necessary to define - prepare - integrate - and coordinate all subsidiary plans.

28. Process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project budget and managing changes to the cost baseline.

29. Process of communicating and working with stakeholders to meet their needs and addressing issues as they occur.

30. Process of prioritizing risks for further analysis or action by assessing and combining their probability of occurrence and impact.

31. Process of managing procurement relationships - monitoring contract performance - and making changes and corrections needed.

32. Process of reviewing all change requests - approving changes - and managing changes to the deliverables - organizational process assets - project documents - and the project management plan.

33. Process of identifying all people or organization impacted by the project - and documenting relevant information regarding their interests - involvement - and impact on project success.

34. Process of approximating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources.

35. Process of performing the work defined in the project management plan to achieve the project's objectives.

36. Process of subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller - more manageable components.

37. Process of determining project stakeholders information needs and defining a communications approach.

38. Process of determining which risks may affect the project and documenting their characteristics.

39. Process of developing a detailed description of the project and product.

40. Process of defining how to conduct risk management activities for a project.

41. Process of collecting and distributing performance information including status reports - progress measurement - and forecasts.

42. Process of identifying quality requirements and/or standards for the project and product - and documenting how the project will demonstrate compliance.