A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge 4th Edition
4th edition of this guide for project management has been expended for the all received recommendations and suggestions for improvements in the third edition. 3rd edition is thoroughly revived and organized for this edition to make more accessible and valuable.
This guide has various differences from the last edition as the all process names are written in verb noun format and standardized approach has been adopted for discussions of enterprise environmental factors and organizational process assets. Even recent changes preventive and corrective actions along with the defect repairers are included in this edition. Even the new process have been revised with the addition and removal of two processes and even 6 processes are configured again into 4 processes in project procurement management knowledge area so the total process become 42 from 44 in the last edition.
Even line has been drawn between project management plan and project documents used to manage the project to enable the readers understand more clearly. To make more clarity even the distinction between project chapter and project scope statement is raised. As per the recommendation flow diagrams have been removed in the beginning of chapter 4-12 but for process the flow diagrams are added.