The CAPM exam addresses critical project management functions that ensure the coordination of project practitioners who produce various elements of the project. The PMBOK® Guide explains that the processes in project management are integrative in nature. They involve making trade-offs among competing objectives to meet stakeholders’ needs and expectations. Integration processes drive the associated knowledge area processes within each of the process groups; all process groups are addressed by one or more integration management processes. These processes interact with each other as well as with processes in the other nine knowledge areas.
Earned value techniques are interwoven throughout the ...