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

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

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  Project Management Institute
  International Project Management Association
  PRiSM - Alternate project management methodology