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PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Cynthia Snyder

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Chapter 3: Identifying Your Team Members

Exam Objective

arrow.png Develop roles, responsibilities, and an organizational structure as part of the human resource management plan to help manage project staff.

When planning a project, we spend much of the time trying to figure out what the project is and what it isn’t. Then we bury our heads in the schedule and the budget trying to figure out how to make it all work. The key, though, to making it all work is the project team. If you have team members with the right skills, committed to the project objectives, and who work well together, you’re already on the path to success.

In this chapter, I look at the different kinds of project roles and responsibilities, how to effectively organize and structure your team, and how to plan for project staffing.

Quick Assessment

1. Which process is associated with identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities, and required skills; reporting relationships; and creating a staffing management plan?

2. The group of people responsible for the leadership activities and initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing the project phases is the ______ ______ ______.

3. Which tool illustrates the connection between the work packages and project team members?

4. Where would you document your strategy for acquiring and releasing team members?

5. The PMBOK Guide talks about ...

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