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Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide by Project Management Institute

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INTRODUCTION

Project management and many of its practices originate from construction projects and formed the foundation of the original 1987 document, The Project Management Body of Knowledge. As such, many of the processes and practices within the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) [1]1 are directly applicable to construction projects. The awareness, growth, and recognized value of project management to all kinds of projects and industries has led to a broadening of concepts and an inclusiveness that does not, in some aspects, fully cover current project management practices found in the worldwide construction industry. While the changes may not be substantial, there are sufficient differences from other industries ...

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