AGuide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition has now been translated into nine languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
The PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition is the pre-eminent global standard for project management.
It provides project managers with the fundamental
practices needed to achieve organizational results and
excellence in the practice of project management.
Like previous editions, this resource presents
generally recognized good practices and reflects
continually evolving knowledge. It reflects the
collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals
of project management as they apply to a wide
range of projects.
New features in the fifth edition:
n A 10th Knowledge Area has been added. Project
Stakeholder Management expands upon the
importance of appropriately engaging project
stakeholders in key decisions and activities.
n Project data information and information flow
have been redefined to bring greater consistency
and be more aligned with the data, information,
knowledge and wisdom model used in the field
of knowledge management.
n Four new planning processes have been added:
plan scope management, plan schedule manage-
ment, plan cost management and plan stake-
holder management. These were created to
reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary
plans is integrated through the overall project
Project Management Institute, 2014, paperback, 589 pages,
complimentary download for members, printed version:
$49.50 Member, $65.95 Nonmember
Project Management Institute
PMBOK® Guide Now Available in Nine Other Languages