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What changes have been made on the PMBOK 5th Edition?

PMBOK 4th Edition

PMBOK 5th Edition

Knowledge Area

Nb of Processes

Knowledge Area

Nb of Processes

Integration

6

Integration

6

Scope

5

Scope

6

Time Cost

6

Time Cost

7

Cost

3

Cost

4

Quality

3

Quality

3

Human Resources

4

Human Resources

4

Communication

5

Communication

3

Risk

6

Risk

6

Procurement

4

Procurement

4

Stakeholders

4

TOTAL

42

TOTAL

47

Knowledge Areas

9

Knowledge Areas

10

Process Groups

5

Process Groups

5

Processes

42

Processes

47

 

  • 5 new processes have been added (going from 42 to 47 Processes)
  • Definition of a Project Management Office (PMO) expanded.
  • Project life cycles expanded.
  • Direct and Manage Project Execution' changed to 'Direct and Manage Project Work'
  • addition of 'Plan Scope Management process'
  • 'Verify Scope' changed to 'Validate Scope'
  • Addition of 'Plan Schedule Management'
  • Addition of 'Plan Cost Management'
  • 'Plan Quality' changed to 'Plan Quality Management'
  • 'Perform Quality Control' changed to 'Control Quality'
  • 'Develop Human Resource Plan' changed to 'Plan Human Resource Management'
  • 'Monitor and Control Risks' changed to 'Control Risks'
  • 'Plan Procurements' changed to 'Plan Procurement Management'
  • 'Administer Procurements' changed to 'Control Procurements'
  • Addition of 'Plan Stakeholder Management'
  • 'Manage Stakeholder Expectations' changed to 'Manage Stakeholder Engagement'
  • Addition of 'Control Stakeholders Engagement'
  • 'Work performance measurement' changed to 'Work performance data'
  • 'Positive Risks' changed to 'opportunity'
  • PMBOK 5th Edition has now 248 pages minus the glossary.
  • For the detailed list of changes go to PMI Media website.