project management

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)


From Wikipedia: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge:

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) is a project management guide, and an internationally recognized standard, that provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects, including construction, software, engineering, automotive, etc.

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) was first published by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a white paper in 1987 in an attempt to document and standardize generally accepted project management information and practices. The first edition was published in 1996 followed by the second edition in 2000.

In 2004 the PMBOK Guide - Third Edition was published with major changes from the first edition. The English-language PMBOK Guide - Fourth Edition was released on December 31, 2008.



From Wikipedia: PRINCE2:

PRojects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE) is a project management method. It covers the management, control and organisation of a project. "PRINCE2" refers to the second major version of this method and is a registered trademark of the Office of Government Commerce (OGC), an independent office of HM Treasury of the United Kingdom.

From Official PRINCE2® Website:

PRINCE2 is a de facto standard developed and used extensively by the UK government and is widely recognised and used in the private sector, both in the UK and internationally. It embodies established and proven best practice in project management.

PRINCE2® (Projects IN Controlled Environments), is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project.

PRINCE2 is a flexible method and is aimed at all types of projects.