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The AMA Handbook of Project Management, 4th Edition by Jeanette Cabanis-Brewin, Paul C. Dinsmore

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CHAPTER 2

Bodies of Knowledge and Competency Standards in Project Management

ALAN M. STRETTON, UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

LYNN H. CRAWFORD, HUMAN SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LTD., INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF COHERENCE AND EMERGENCE (ISCE), AND BOND UNIVERSITY

The original version of this chapter, published in the first edition of this handbook, was written when the only knowledge standard for project management was the 1987 Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)1 developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), headquartered in the United States. After publication of the first edition, the PMBOK® was completely rewritten and renamed A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) in 1996,2 with revised editions ...

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