Development Cooperation Handbook/Designing and Executing Projects/The 9 Topic Areas Of Project Management Knowledge

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The Project Management Institute has identified 9 topic areas to define the scope of project management knowledge as follows:

Project Management Knowledge Areas


  1. Integration
  2. Scope
  3. Time
  4. Cost
  5. Quality
  6. Human Resources
  7. Communication
  8. Risk
  9. Procurement

In this section of the handbook we will briefly outline the knowledge areas and relate them to the project phases and link them to the collected tools for project management and to the testimonials of project managers.



See also[edit]

  • on Wikipedia
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600X WIKIPEDIA LOGO.svg PRiSM - Alternate project management methodology