PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition Process Matrix

Knowledge Areas & Chapter numbers

Process Groups & Processes Within Groups
Process section # within PMBOK Chapter; (Course sequence & course segment)

Initiation

Planning

Executing

Monitoring & Controlling

Closing

Project Management Integration 4

1 Develop Project Charter (1,3)

2 Develop Project Management Plan (3,3)

3 Direct and Manage Project Work (30,10)

4 Monitor and Control Project Work (37,13)
5 Perform Integrated Change Control (40,13)

6 Close Project or Phase (44,14)

Project Scope Management 5

 

1 Plan Scope Management (6,4)
2 Collect Requirements (7,4)
3 Define Scope (8,4)
4 Create WBS (9,4)

 

5 Validate Scope (43,14)
6 Control Scope (35,12)

 

Project Time Management 6

 

1 Plan Schedule Management (11,5)
2 Define Activities (12,5)
3 Sequence Activities (13,5)
4 Estimate Resources (14,6)
5 Estimate Durations (15,6)
6 Develop Schedule (16.6)

 

7 Control Schedule (36,12)

 

Project Cost Management 7

 

1 Plan Cost Management (17,7)
2 Estimate Costs (18,7)
3 Determine Budget (19,7)

 

4 Control Costs (34,12)

 

Project Quality Management 8

 

1 Plan Quality Management (20,8)

2 Perform Quality Assurance (32,11)

3 Control Quality (31,11)

 

Project Human Resource Management 9

 

1 Plan Human Resource Management (21,8)

2 Acquire Project Team (27,10)
3 Develop Project Team (28,10)
4 Manage Project Team (29,10)

 

Project Communications Management 10

 

1 Plan Communications Management(22,8)

2 Manage Communications (38,13)

3 Control Communications (41,14)

 

Project Risk Management 11

 

1 Plan Risk Management (5,3)
2 Identify Risks (23,9)
3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis (24,9)
4 Perform Quantative Risk Analysis (25,9)
5 Plan Risk Responses (26,9)

 

6 Control Risks (33,11)

 

Project Procurement Management 12

 

1 Plan Procurement Management (10,5)

2 Conduct Procurements (45,15)

3 Control Procurements (46,15)

4 Close Procurements (47,15)

Project
Stakeholder
Management 13
1 Identify Stakeholders (2,3) 2 Plan Stakeholder Management (4,3) 3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement (39,13) 4 Control Stakeholder Engagement (42,14)