Project Management Processes

(Chapter 3 of the PMBOK® Guide)

29. Answer: B.

PMBOK® Guide, pages 48–49, Introduction

Project management processes are grouped into five categories known as Project Management Process Groups (or Process Groups):

Initiating Process Group. Those processes performed to define a new project or a new phase of an existing project by obtaining authorization to start the project or phase.

Planning Process Group. Those processes required to establish the scope of the project, refine the objectives, and define the course of action required to attain the objectives that the project was undertaken to achieve.

Executing Process Group. Those processes performed to complete the work defined in the project management plan ...

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