Thursday, December 9, 2010

What is PMBOK?

PMBOK stands for Project Management Body of Knowledge. PMBOK guide is a recognized standard for the project management profession. PMBOK guide is a formal document that describes established norms,methods, processes and practices from the project management industry. Project Management practitioners contributed voluntarily to the development of this guide based on recognized good practices in the profession.

PMBOK guide provides guidelines for managing individual projects. The projects can be from any industry and any domain. The guide provides and promotes a common vocabulary among the project management team. With this, it becomes much more easier to communicate within the project management team.

PMBOK Guide is currently in its Fourth Edition.


  1. It is a Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) is a book which presents a set of standard terminology and guidelines for projec

  2. The Project Management Body of Knowledge(PMBOK) is a collection of processes and knowledge areas generally accepted as best practice within the project ...

  3. Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide outlines standards and best practices that project management professionals must know and adapt towards achieving successful outcomes on each of the individual projects they manage. I also took my Online PMP Classes from PMstudy. You can have a look at their offerings.