O'Reilly logo

Practice Standard for Project Estimating by Project Management Institute

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

APPENDIX A

GUIDELINES FOR A PMI PRACTICE STANDARD

A.1 Introduction

A PMI practice standard is characterized as follows:

  • Each practice standard provides guidelines on the mechanics (e.g., nuts and bolts, basics, fundamentals, step-by-step usage guide, how it operates, how to do it) for some significant process (input, tool, technique, or output) that is relevant to a project manager.
  • A practice standard does not necessarily mirror the life-cycle phases of many projects. But, an individual practice standard may be applicable to the completion of one or more phases within a project.
  • A practice standard does not necessarily mirror the Knowledge Areas within A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide–Fourth Edition), although ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required