Explore the Standard of Project Management
Project Management Institute (PMI)® has published several documents of standardization. The most important is “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)”. The PMBOK® Guide has been recognized as a most important book on project management worldwide and is the basis for certification as Project Management Professional (PMP)® and for the certification as Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.
The PMBOK® Guide describes all process steps of professional project management from the initiation, the planning, the execution, the controlling to the closing processes. Further it contains detailed information on methods and techniques for managing scale, time, expenses, risk, quality, staff, communication and purchasing in projects.
The PMBOK® Guide is available in bookstores or directly on the PMI® website if you are a PMI®member. At present the PMBOK® Guide is available in 7 different languages.