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PMI FOUNDATIONAL STANDARDS AND USEFUL PRACTICES

4.1 PMI Foundational Standards

The tools, processes, techniques, and principles described in PMI's four foundational standards (PMBOK® Guide, The Standard for Program Management, The Standard for Portfolio Management, and OPM3®) form the basis for managing programs and projects. When dealing with complexity in programs and projects, these standards provide an excellent starting point for addressing the conditions of complexity brought about by issues with ambiguity, human behavior, and system behavior. Judicious and thoughtful employment of all of these tools will help the practitioner to navigate through the ever changing terrain of a complex program or project environment. According to PMI's ...

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