Category: Project Management

The Complete Guide To Time Management Knowledge Area

Time management knowledge area is one of the difficult knowledge areas to many PMP aspirants while preparing for the PMP exam. Time management knowledge processes takes the project scope as input to decompose the project scope into smaller activities, sequence the activities, estimate the resources & duration for each activity, develop the schedule and finally monitor …

Control Schedule Process – How To Control Project Schedule?

Control schedule process is about comparing the actual schedule with the schedule baseline to determine the variations and also to determine what corrective actions require, to get the project on track. The primary function of all monitoring and controlling processes are to see monitor the variation between the plan and actuals, and take corrective actions where …

Project Schedule Development – How To Develop Project Schedule?

Develop project schedule is about creating the schedule for the whole project. Develop schedule process uses all the outputs from time management knowledge area. Many aspirants confuse easily thinking that project schedule is as same as the project management plan. However project schedule is about only developing the timelines for all parts of the project. On …

Estimate Activity Durations – Important Process For Developing Schedule

Estimate activity duration process is all about estimating the duration for each activity in the project. The estimate activity duration process is an important process before developing the project schedule. You might have already observed we are talking about duration and not the effort. What is the difference between duration and effort? Duration is the lead …

Estimate Activity Resources – How To Estimate Resources In The Project?

Estimate activity resources process in time management knowledge area tell us about the resource requirements for the activities. Broadly resources could be of two types. Human resources – Human resources are the people who work on the project. Physical resources – these could be machinery, tools, software, hardware, etc… Meaning that estimate activity resources is all …

Sequence Activities –In Which Order The Project Activities Must Perform?

Sequence activities process will define the order of execution of the activities in the project. In the previous process define activities, we have seen how the project scope decomposes into project activities. Since we have the complete list of activities now it is time to plan the order of execution of these activities. Meaning which activities …