PM Notebook – Chapter 1: Introduction

This chapter is part of my personal notebook for PMP preparation. Check out the full notebook here.

This notebook summarizes project management concepts and terms in PMP context. Chapter 1 is an introduction to project management.

Contents of this chapter are as follow:

  • Project Management
  • Portfolio, Program, Project and Operations
  • Project Initiation Context
  • Benefits Realization Management
    • Identify Benefits
    • Execute Benefits
    • Sustain Benefits
  • Business Documents
    • Business Case
    • Benefits Management Plan
  • Project Selection Methods
    • Benefits Measurement Methods (Comparative Approach)
      • Depreciation
      • Return on Investment (ROI)
      • Future Value (FV)
      • Present Value (PV)
      • Net Present Value (NPV)
      • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
      • Other Methods
    • Constrained Optimization Methods / Mathematical Model
    • Non-Financial Considerations
  • Constraints
    • Theory of Constraints
  • Project Lifecycle
  • Project Management Methodologies (PMM)
    • Predictive Lifecycle / Plan-Driven / Waterfall
    • Iterative and Incremental Lifecycles / Iterations
    • Adaptive Lifecycle / Change-Driven / Agile
      • Characteristics
      • Agile Release Planning
      • Iteration Burndown Chart
      • Terms
      • Scrum
      • Extreme Programming (XP)
    • Hybrid Lifecycle / Structured Agile
    • Gates Methodology
    • Integrated Project Management (IPM)
    • Projects integration Sustainable Methods (PRiSM)
    • Projects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2)
  • Project Documents
  • Additional Terms