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1. Mind Map by Fred Chang 

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The Mind Map can be summarised in the following fashion: 

PMBOK
1 Process Groups
1.1 Initiating
1.1.1 Develop Project Charter
1.1.1.1 Input: Contract(when applicable), Project Statement of Work, [EEF], [OPA]
1.1.1.2 Tool:
1.1.1.2.1 Project Selecting Method
1.1.1.2.1.1 Benefit Measurement Methods
1.1.1.2.1.2 Mathematical Measurement Methods
1.1.1.2.2 Project Management Methodology
1.1.1.2.3 Project Management Information System(PMIS)
1.1.1.2.4 Expert Judgetment
1.1.1.3 Output: Project Charter
1.1.2 Identify Stakeholders
1.1.2.1 Input: Project Charter, Project Statement of Work, [EEF], [OPA]
1.1.2.2 Tool: Project Management Methodology, PMIS, Expert Judgement
1.1.2.3 Output: Preliminary Project Scope Statement
1.2 Planning
1.2.1 Develop Project Management Plan
1.2.1.1 Input: Contract(when applicable), Project Statement of Work, [EEF], [OPA]
1.2.1.2 Tools: Project Management Methodology, PMIS, Expert Judgement
1.2.1.3 Output: Project Management Plan
1.2.2 Collect Requirements
1.2.2.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP]; Project Charter; Preliminary Project Scope Statement
1.2.2.2 Tools: Expert Judgement; Templates, Forms, Standards
1.2.2.3 Output: Project Scope Management Plan
1.2.3 Define Scope
1.2.3.1 Input: [OPA]; Project Charter; Preliminary Project Scope Statement; Approved Change Requests
1.2.3.2 Tools: Expert Judgement; Product Analysis; Alternative Identification; Stakeholder Analysis
1.2.3.3 Output: Project Scope Statement; Requested Changes; Project Scope Management Plan(U)
1.2.4 Create WBS
1.2.4.1 Input: [OPA]; Project Scope Statement; Project Scope Management Plan; Approved Change Requests
1.2.4.2 Tools: Work Breakdown Structure Templates; Decomposition
1.2.4.3 Output: Project Scope Statement(U); WBS; WBS Dictionary; Scope Baseline; Project Scope Management Plan(U); Requested Changes
1.2.5 Define Activities
1.2.5.1 Input: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP]; Project Scope Statement; WBS; WBS Dictionary
1.2.5.2 Tools: Expert Judgement; Decomposition; Templates; Rolling Wave Planning; Planning Component
1.2.5.3 Output: Activity List; Activity Attributes; Milestone List; Requested Changes
1.2.6 Sequence Activities
1.2.6.1 Input: Project Scope Statement; Activity List; Activity Attributes; Milestone List; Approved Change Requests
1.2.6.2 Tools: Precedence Diagramming Method(PDM); Arrow Diagramming Method(ADM); Schedule Network Templates; Dependency Determination; Applying Leads and Lags
1.2.6.3 Output: Project Schedule Network Diagrams; Activity List(U); Activity Attributes(U); Requested Changes
1.2.7 Estimate Activity Resources
1.2.7.1 Input: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP]
1.2.7.2 Input: Activity List; Activity Attributes; Resource Availability
1.2.7.3 Tools: Expert Judgement; Alternative Analysis; Published Estimating Data; Project Management Software; Project Management Software
1.2.7.4 Output: Activity Resource Requirements; Activity Attributes(U); Resource Breakdown Structure; Resource Calendars(U); Requested Changes
1.2.8 Estimate Activity Durations
1.2.8.1 Input: [EEF]; [OPA]; PMP(risk register+activity cost estimate); Project Scope Statement
1.2.8.2 Input: Activity List; Activity Attributes; Resource Calendars
1.2.8.3 Tools: Expert Judgement; Analogous Estimating; Parametric Estimating; Three-Point Estimates; Reserve Analysis
1.2.8.4 Output: Activity Duration Estimates; Activity Attributes(U)
1.2.9 Develop Schedule
1.2.9.1 Input: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP](risk register);
1.2.9.2 Input: Activity List; Activity Attributes; Resource Calendars; Activity Resource Requirements; Project Schedule Network Diagrams; Activity Duration Estimates
1.2.9.3 Tool: Schedule Network Analysis; Critical Path Method; Schedule Compression; What-If Scenario Analysis; Resource Levelling; Critical Chain Method; Project Management Software; Applying Calendars; Adjusting Leads and Lags; Schedule Model
1.2.9.4 Output: [PMP](Schedule Management Plan(U)); Requested Changes
1.2.9.5 Output: Project Schedule; Schedule Model Data; Schedule Baseline; Resource Requirements(U)
1.2.9.6 Output: Activity Attributes(U); Project Calendar(U)
1.2.10 Estimate Costs
1.2.10.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP](schedule management plan+staffing management plan+risk register)
1.2.10.2 I: WBS; WBS Dictionary
1.2.10.3 T: Analogous Estimating; Determine Resource Cost Rates; Bottom-Up Estimating; Parametric Estimating; Project Management Software; Vendor Bid Analysis; Reserve Analysis; Cost of Quality
1.2.10.4 O: Activity Cost Estimates; Activity Cost Estimates Supporting Detail; Requested Changes; Cost Management Plan(U)
1.2.11 Determine Budget
1.2.11.1 I: Project Scope Statement; WBS; WBS Dictionary; Activity Cost Estimates; Activity Cost Estimate Supporting Detail
1.2.11.2 I: Project Schedule; Resource Calendars; Contract; Cost Management Plan
1.2.11.3 T: Cost Aggregation; Reserve Analysis; Parametric Estimating; Funding Limit Reconciliation
1.2.11.4 O: Cost Baseline; Project Funding Requirements; Cost Management Plan(U); Requested Changes
1.2.12 Plan Quality
1.2.12.1 O: [PMP](U); Quality Management Plan; Quality Metrics; Quality Checklists; Process Improvement Plan; Quality Baseline
1.2.12.2 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; Project Scope Statement; [PMP]
1.2.12.3 T: Cost-Benefit Analysis; Benchmarking; Design of Experiments; Cost of Quality; Additional Quality Planning Tools
1.2.12.4 O: [PMP](U); Process Improvement Plan; Quality Management Metrics; Quality Checklists; Quality Baseline
1.2.13 Develop Human Resource Plan
1.2.13.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP](activity resource requirements)
1.2.13.2 T: Organization Charts and Position Descriptions; Networking; Organizational Theory;
1.2.13.3 O: Roles and Responsibilities; Project Organization Charts; Staffing Management Plan
1.2.14 Plan Communications
1.2.14.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP](Constraints, Assumptions); Project Scope Statement
1.2.14.2 T: Communications Requirements Analysis; Communication Technology
1.2.14.3 O: Communications Management Plan
1.2.15 Plan Risk Management
1.2.15.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP]; Project Scope Statement
1.2.15.2 T: Planning Mettings and Analysis
1.2.15.3 O: Risk Management Plan
1.2.16 Identify Risks
1.2.16.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; [PMP]; Project Scope Statement; Risk Management Plan
1.2.16.2 T: Document Reviews; Information Gathering Techniques; Checklist Analysis; Assumptions Analysis; Diagramming Techniques
1.2.16.3 O: Risk Register
1.2.17 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
1.2.17.1 I: [OPA]; Project Scope Statement; Risk Management Plan; Risk Register
1.2.17.2 T: Risk Probability and Impact Assessment; Probability and Impact Matrix; Risk Data Quality Assessment; Risk Categorization; Risk Urgency Assessment
1.2.17.3 O: Risk Register(U)
1.2.18 Quantative Risk Analysis
1.2.18.1 I: [OPA]; [PMP](project schedule management plan; project cost management plan); Project Scope Statement; Risk Management Plan; Risk Register
1.2.18.2 T: Data Gathering and Representation Techniques; Quantitative Risk Analysis and Modeling Techniques
1.2.18.3 O: Risk Register(U)
1.2.19 Risk Response Planning
1.2.19.1 I: Risk Management Plan; Risk Register
1.2.19.2 T: Strategies for Negative Risk or Threats; Strategies for Positive Risks or Opportunities; Strategy for Both Threats and Opportunities; Contingent Response Strategy
1.2.19.3 O: Risk Register(U); [PMP](U); Risk-Related Contractual Agreements
1.2.20 Plan Purchases & Acquisitions
1.2.20.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; PMP(Risk Register; Risk-Related Contractual Agreements; Resource Requirements, Project Schedule; Activity Cost Estimates,Cost Baseline)
1.2.20.2 I: Project Scope Statement; WBS; WBS Dictionary
1.2.20.3 T: Expert Judgment; Make-or-buy Analysis; Contract Types
1.2.20.4 O: Procurement Management Plan; Contract Statement of Work; Make-or-buy Decisions; Requested Changes
1.2.21 Plan Contracting
1.2.21.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; PMP(Risk Register; Risk-Related Contractual Agreements; Resource Requirements, Project Schedule; Activity Cost Estimates,Cost Baseline)
1.2.21.2 I: Procurement Management Plan; Contract Statement of Work; Make-or-buy Decisions
1.2.21.3 T: Expert Judgment; Standard Forms
1.3 Executing
1.3.1 Direct & Control Project Execution
1.3.1.1 Input: Project Management Plan
1.3.1.2 Input: Approved Corrective Actions, Approved Preventive Actions, Approved Change Requests, Approved Defect Repair
1.3.1.3 Input: Validated Defect Repair
1.3.1.4 Input: Administrative Closure Procedure
1.3.1.5 Tools: Project Management Methodology, PMIS
1.3.1.6 Output: Deliverables; Requested Changes
1.3.1.7 Output: Implemented Corrective Plans, Implemented Preventive Actions, Implemented Change Requests, Implemented Defect Repair
1.3.1.8 Output: Work Performance Information
1.3.2 Perform Quality Assurance
1.3.2.1 I: Quality Management Plan; Quality Metrics; Quality Control Measurements
1.3.2.2 I: Process Improvement Plan; Work Performance Information; Approved Change Requests
1.3.2.3 I: Implemented Change Requests; Implemented Corrective Actions; Implemented Defect Repair; Implemented Preventive Actions
1.3.2.4 T: Quality Planning Tools and Techniques; Quality Audits; Process Analysis; Quality Control Tools and Techniques
1.3.2.5 O: [PMP](U); [OPA](U); Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.3.3 Acquire Project Team
1.3.3.1 I: [EEF]; [OPA]; Roles and Responsibilities; Project Organization Charts;Staffing Management Plan
1.3.3.2 T: Pre-Assignment; Negotiation; Acquisition; Virtual Teams
1.3.3.3 O: Project Staff Assignment; Resource Availability; Staffing Management Plan (U)
1.3.4 Develop Project Team
1.3.4.1 I: Project Staff Assignments; Staffing Management Skills; Resource Availability
1.3.4.2 T: General Management Skills; Training; Team-Building Activities; Ground Rules; Co-location; Recognition and Rewards
1.3.4.3 O: Team Performance Assessment
1.3.5 Information Distribution
1.3.5.1 I: Communications Management Plan
1.3.5.2 T: Communications Skills; Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems; Information Distribution Methods; Lessons Learned Process
1.3.5.3 O: [OPA](U); Requested Changes
1.3.6 Request Seller Responses
1.3.6.1 I: [OPA]; Procurement Management Plan; Procurement Documents
1.3.6.2 T: Bidder Conferences; Advertising; Develop Qualified Sellers List
1.3.6.3 O: Qualified Seller List; Procurement Document Packages; Proposals
1.3.7 Select Sellers
1.3.7.1 I: [OPA]; [PMP](risk register, risk-related contractual agreements)
1.3.7.2 I: Procurement Management Plan; Evaluation Criteria; Procurement Document Package; Proposals; Qualified Sellers List
1.3.7.3 T: Weighting System; Weighting system; Independent Estimates; Screening System; Contract Negotiation; Seller Rating Systems; Proposal Evaluation Techniques
1.3.7.4 O: [PMP](U); Selected Sellers; Contract; Contract Management Plan; Resource Availability; Requested Changes
1.4 Monitoring & Controlling
1.4.1 Monitor & Control Project Work
1.4.1.1 Input: Project Management Plan; Work Performance Information
1.4.1.2 Input: Rejected Change Requests
1.4.1.3 Tools: Project Management Methodology; PMIS; Expert Judgement
1.4.1.4 Tools: Earned Value Technique
1.4.1.5 Output: Recommended Corrective Actions; Recommended Preventive Actions; Recommended Defect Repair
1.4.1.6 Output: Requested Changes
1.4.1.7 Output: Forecasts
1.4.2 Integrated Change Control
1.4.2.1 Input: Project Management Plan; Requested Changes; Work Performance Information; Deliverables
1.4.2.2 Input: Recommended Corrective Actions; Recommended Preventive Actions; Recommended Defect Repair
1.4.2.3 Tools: Project Management Plan; PMIS; Expert Judgement
1.4.2.4 Output: Project Management Plans(U); Project Scope Statement(U); Deliverables
1.4.2.5 Output: Approved Change Requests; Rejected Change Requests
1.4.2.6 Output: Approved Corrective Actions; Approved Preventive Actions; Approved Defect Repair; Validated Defect Repair
1.4.3 Scope Verification
1.4.3.1 Input: Project Scope Statement; Project Scope Management Plan; Deliverables; WBS Dictionary
1.4.3.2 Tools: Inspection
1.4.3.3 Output: Accepted Deliverables; Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.4.4 Scope Control
1.4.4.1 Input: Project Scope Statement; Project Scope Management Plan; WBS; WBS Dictionary
1.4.4.2 Input: Approved Change Requests
1.4.4.3 Input: Work Performance Information; Performance Report
1.4.4.4 Tools: Change Control System; Variance Analysis; Replanning; Configuration Management System
1.4.4.5 Output: Project Scope Statement(U); Project Scope Management Plan(U); WBS(U); WBS Dictionary(U); [OPA](U); Project Management Plan(U);
1.4.4.6 Output: Scope Baseline(U)
1.4.4.7 Output: Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.4.5 Schedule Control
1.4.5.1 Input: Schedule Management Plan; Schedule Baseline; Performance Reports; Approved Change Requests
1.4.5.2 Tools: Progress Reporting; Schedule Change Control System; Performance Measurement; Project Management Software; Variance Analysis; Schedule Comparison Bar Charts
1.4.5.3 Output: Schedule Model Data(U); Schedule Baseline(U); Performance Measurements; Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions; [OPA](U);
1.4.5.4 Output: Activity List(U); Activity Attributes(U); [PMP](U)
1.4.6 Cost Control
1.4.6.1 I: Cost Baseline; Project Funding Requirements; Performance Reports; Work Performance Information; Approved Change Requests; [PMP]
1.4.6.2 T: Cost Change Control System; Performance Measurement Analysis; Forecasting; Project Performance Reviews; Project Management Software; Variance Management
1.4.6.3 O: Cost Estimate(U); Cost Baseline(U); Performance Measurements; Forecasted Completion; Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions; [OPA](U); [PMP](U)
1.4.7 Perform Quality Control
1.4.7.1 I: Quality Management Plan; Quality Metrics; Quality Checklists
1.4.7.2 I: [OPA]; Work Performance Information; Approved Change Requests; Deliverables
1.4.7.3 T: Cause and Effect Diagram; Control Charts; Flowcharting; Histogram; Pareto Chart; Run Chart; Scatter Diagram; Statistical Sampling; Inspection; Defect Repair Review
1.4.7.4 O: [PMP](U); Validated Deliverables; [OPA](U); Requested Changes; Quality Control Measurements; Quality Baseline(U)
1.4.7.5 O: Validated Defect Repair; Recommended Preventive Actions; Recommended Corrected Actions; Recommended Defect Repair
1.4.8 Manage Project Team
1.4.8.1 I: [OPA]; Project Staff Assignments; Roles and Responsibilities; Project Organization Charts; Team Performance Information; Performance Reports
1.4.8.2 T: Observation and Conversation; Project Performance Appraisals; Conflict Management; Issue Log
1.4.8.3 O: [PMP](U); [OPA](U); Requested Changes; Recommended Preventive Actions; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.4.9 Performance Reporting
1.4.9.1 I: [PMP](performance measurement baseline); Approved Change Requests; Deliverables
1.4.9.2 I: Work Performance Information; Performance Measurements; Forecasted Completion; Quality Control Measurements
1.4.9.3 T: Information Presentation Tools; Performance Information Gathering and Compilation; Status Review Meetings; Time Reporting Systems; Cost Reporting Systems
1.4.9.4 O: [OPA](U); Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.4.9.5 O: Performance Reports; Forecasts
1.4.10 Manage Stakeholders
1.4.10.1 I: [OPA]; Communications Management Plan
1.4.10.2 T: Communications Methods; Issue Logs
1.4.10.3 O: [PMP](U); [OPA](U); Approved Change Requests; Approved Corrective Actions; Resolved Issues
1.4.11 Risk Monitoring & Control
1.4.11.1 I: Risk Management Plan; Risk Register; Approved Change Requests; Work Performance Information; Performance Reports
1.4.11.2 T: Risk Reassessment; Risk Audits; Variance and Trend Analysis; Technical Performance Measurement; Reserve Analysis; Status Meeting
1.4.11.3 O: [PMP](U); [OPA](U); Risk Register(U); Requested Changes
1.4.11.4 O: Risk Register(U); Recommended Preventive Actions; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.4.12 Contract Administration
1.4.12.1 I: Contract; Contract Management Plan; Selected Sellers; Approved Change Requests; Work Performance Information
1.4.12.2 T: Contract Change Control System; Buyer-Conducted Performance Review; Inspections and Audits; Performance Reporting; Payment System; Claims Administration; Records Management System; Information Technology
1.4.12.3 O: [OPA(U); [PMP](U)(procurement management plan, contract management plan); Contract Documentation; Requested Changes; Recommended Corrective Actions
1.4.13 Contract Closure
1.4.13.1 I: Procurement Management Plan; Contract Management Plan; Contract Documentation; Contrac Closure Procedure
1.4.13.2 T: Procurement Audits; Records Management System
1.4.13.3 O: [OPA](U); Closed Contracts
1.5 Closing
1.5.1 Close Project
1.5.1.1 Input: Project Management Plan; Contract Documentation; [EEF]; [OPA]; Work Performance Information; Deliverables
1.5.1.2 Tools: Project Management Plan; PMIS; Expert Judgement
1.5.1.3 Output: Administrative Closure Procedure; Contract Closure Procedure
1.5.1.4 Output: Final Product, Service, or Result
1.5.1.5 Output: [OPA](U)
2 Legend1
2.1 Knowledge Area Process
2.1.1 Project Management
2.1.2 Project Scope Management
2.1.3 Project Time Management
2.1.4 Project Cost Management
2.1.5 Project Quality Management
2.1.6 Project Human Resource Management
2.1.7 Project Communications Management
2.1.8 Project Risk Management
2.1.9 Project Procurement Management
3 Abbreviation
3.1 [EEF]: Enterprise Environmental Factors
3.2 [OPA]: Organizational Process Assets
3.3 [WBS]: Work Breakdown Structure
3.4 [PMP]: Project Management Plan



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