PMP Processes

To pass the PMP certification exam, you must know the 10 PMP Knowledge Areas and the 49 PMP Processes. The following is an excerpt from the PMBOK:

Knowledge Areas Project Management Process Groups
Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring and Controlling Closing
Project Integration Management 4.1 Develop Project Charter 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan
  • 4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work
  • 4.4 Manage Project Knowledge
  • 4.5 Monitor and Control Project Work
  • 4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control
4.7 Close Project or Phase
Project Scope Management
  • 5.1 Plan Scope Management
  • 5.2 Collect Requirements
  • 5.3 Define Scope
  • 5.4 Create WBS
  • 5.5 Validate Scope
  • 5.6 Control Scope
Project Schedule Management
  • 6.1 Plan Schedule Management
  • 6.2 Define Activities
  • 6.3 Sequence Activities
  • 6.4 Estimate Activity Durations
  • 6.5 Develop Schedule
6.6 Control Schedule
Project Cost Management
  • 7.1 Plan Cost Management
  • 7.2 Estimate Costs
  • 7.3 Determine Budget
7.4 Control Costs
Project Quality Management 8.1 Plan Quality Management 8.2 Manage Quality 8.3 Control Quality
Project Resource Management
  • 9.1 Plan Resource Management
  • 9.2 Estimate Activity Resources
  • 9.3 Acquired Resources
  • 9.4 Develop Team
  • 9.5 Manage Team
9.6 Control Resources
Project Communications Management 10.1 Plan Communications Management 10.2 Manage Communications 10.3 Monitor Communications
Project Risk Management
  • 11.1 Plan Risk Management
  • 11.2 Identify Risks
  • 11.3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • 11.4 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • 11.5 Plan Risk Responses
11.6 Implement Risk Responses 11.7 Monitor Risks
Project Procurement Management 12.1 Plan Procurement Management 12.2 Conduct Procurements 12.3 Control Procurements
Project Stakeholder Management 13.1 Identify Stakeholders 13.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement 13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement 13.4 Monitor Stakeholder Engagement