Appendix C: Lab Work
This appendix has a number of exercises that will help you remember key terms and vocabulary you need for the PMP exam. The first lab has definitions of knowledge areas and process groups, which will help set the framework for all the processes in project management. The remaining exercises focus on a specific knowledge area. This is a different approach than how the information is presented in the chapters of this book, which organize information by process group. Here, you are asked to recall information by knowledge area. This will keep your brain nimble when recalling processes, inputs, tools, techniques, outputs, and vocabulary. You can find the answers to each lab in the back half of this appendix.
Knowledge Area and Process Groups
Fill in the blank with the name of the correct knowledge area or process group.
1. Project ______ Management includes the processes necessary to purchase or acquire the products, services, or results needed from outside the project team.
2. ______ ______ are those processes performed to finalize all activities across all Process Groups to formally close a project or phase.
3. Project ______ Management includes the processes involved in planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding, managing, and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget.
4. ______ are those processes performed to establish the scope of the project, refine the objectives, and define the course of ...