PMP - Integration Management - covers coordination of various elements of the project
What is Integration Management?
It is unification, consolidation, articulation and interactive actions that are crucial to project completion. Integration is about making choices, about where to concentrate resources and effort; making tradeoffs among competing objectives and alternatives.
For any project there are many moving parts like cost management, schedule management, time management, resolving conflicts, human resource issues, iterative planning etc. With proper Project integration management process, Project Manager ensures that the project moves forward and project plan is fully developed and properly implemented. For example - It is the responsibility of a Project Manager to manage cost, schedule and other changes whenever any new resource is added to the project.
What processes are involved in Integration Management and what are typical deliverables?
Refer to PMBOK - 3rd Edition - Chapter 4 - fig 4.2 for the processs flow.
What are the typical characterstics of Project charter?
What does Project charter contain?
It may contain
What are the Inputs, Tools & Techniques and Outputs (ITTO) for a Project charter?
Always remember that every project has specific reason and specific duration. To start a project, an organization needs a reason/demand.
To develop a Project Charter ITTOs are
Definitions - Inputs -
Project Selection Method - Why we need this tool? Before approving any project, an organizaion uses any of the following methods to identify beneficial and required project for the organization. Methods are -
What is Project Management Information System (PMIS)?
PMIS is a system that keeps track of all the project tasks and used to track the status of the project.
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