Chapter 3

Planning the Project

The PMP exam content from the Planning process group performance domain covered in this chapter includes the following:

  • Assess detailed project requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders based on the project charter, lessons learned from previous projects, and the use of requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups), in order to establish the project deliverables.
  • Create the work breakdown structure with the team by deconstructing the scope, in order to manage the scope of the project.
  • Develop a budget plan based on the project scope using estimating techniques, in order to manage project cost.
  • Develop a project schedule based on the project timeline, ...

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