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PMP Exam Cram™ 2 by Greg Horine, David Francis

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Chapter 3. Project Initiation

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Initiation

  • Project charter

  • Assumptions

  • Constraints

  • Management by Objectives

  • Project charter

Techniques and concepts you'll need to master:

  • The importance of project initiation

  • The purpose and elements of a project charter

  • The proper role to issue the project charter

  • The importance of the project charter to the project manager

  • The timing and importance of the project manager assignment

  • The value of project selection methods

  • The two general types of project-selection methods

  • The sources of expert judgment

  • The Management by Objectives (MBO) process

  • The relationship of project initiation to planning activities

Project initiation is the first project management process to execute in the project lifecycle, ...

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