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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition by Project Management Institute

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GLOSSARY

1. Inclusions and Exclusions

This glossary includes terms that are:

  • Unique or nearly unique to project management (e.g., project scope statement, work package, work breakdown structure, critical path method).
  • Not unique to project management, but used differently or with a narrower meaning in project management than in general everyday usage (e.g., early start date,).

This glossary generally does not include:

  • Application area-specific terms.
  • Terms used in project management which do not differ in any material way from everyday use (e.g., calendar day, delay).
  • Compound terms whose meaning is clear from the combined meanings of the component parts.
  • Variants when the meaning of the variant is clear from the base term.

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