Process groups

Initiating process group

  • Develop Project Charter
  • Identify Stakeholders

    Planning process group

  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Identify Risks
  • Plan Quality Management

Executing process group

  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Communications

    Monitoring and Controlling process group

  • Control Scope
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Control Schedule

    Closing process group

  • Close Project or Phase

Knowledge Areas

  • Integration Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Quality Management
  • Communications Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management
  • Resource Management
  • Cost Management
  • Scope Management

PMI Talent Triangle

  • Technical Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategic and Business Management

Styles of leadership

  • Laissez faire
  • Charismatic
  • Interactional
  • Transactional
  • Transformational
  • Servant leader

Types of power

  • Positional: The kind of power a CEO has, it exists because of the position or role someone is playing.
  • Informational: When someone knows something important that other people need.
  • Referent: When someone is trusted or judged as credible based on past experience.
  • Situational: When someone has skills specific to a situation that you’re in and you need his help.
  • Personal or charismatic: When someone has influence over you because you like her personality.
  • Relational: When someone has influence because he has an alliance with someone else who is influential.
  • Expert: When someone has influence because she is demonstrated knowledge about something that you need.
  • Reward-oriented: When someone has influence because he can get you something you want or need.
  • Punitive or coercive: When someone has influence over you because she can cause problems for you if you don’t do what she wants.
  • Ingratiating: When someone has influence with you because he tells you that you’re great.
  • Pressure-base: When someone can create circumstances that make you seem out of step with the rest of the organization if you don’t comply with her requests.
  • Guilt-based: When someone appeals to your sense of honor or duty to get you to do what he wants.
  • Persuasive: When a person influences you by having a rational argument with you that changes your mind.
  • Avoiding: When a person withdraws her involvement in an issue in order to get desired behavior.

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