This glossary contains common project management terms. This is not an all-inclusive list; rather, it includes terms specifically addressed in this book.
The entries with asterisks reproduce, in whole or in part, definitions from the PMBOK® Guide, sixth edition, with the permission of PMI.1
acceptance criteria.* A set of conditions that is required to be met before deliverables are accepted.
accountability. Being answerable for the outcome of a project assignment.
action plan. A list of activities required to complete project deliverables. An action plan also includes when the activities will be done and by whom.
activity.* A distinct, scheduled portion of work performed during the course of a project.
adaptive life cycle.* A project ...