Knowledge Areas

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) has 5 basic process groups and 10 knowledge areas typical of almost all projects . The nine knowledge areas are:

  1. Project Integration Management
  2. Project Scope Management
  3. Project Time Management
  4. Project Cost Management
  5. Project Quality Management
  6. Project Human Resource Management
  7. Project Communications Management
  8.  Project Risk Management
  9. Project Procurement Management
  10. Project Stakeholder Management

Each knowledge area contains some or all of the project management processes which are initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and control, and closing . See Processess for more details.

Each link in the table below will take you to the templates for each knowledge area.

Knowledge Areas

Develop Project Charter

Develop Project Management Plan Templates

Direct & Manage Project Execution Templates

Monitor & Control Project Work Templates

Perform Integrated Change Control Templates

Close Project or Phase Templates


Plan Scope Management Templates

Collect Requirements Templates

Define Scope Templates

Create WBS Templates

Validate Scope Templates

Control Scope Templates


Plan Schedule Management Templates

Define Activities Templates

Sequence Activities Templates

Estimate Activity Resources Templates

Estimate Activity Durations Templates

Develop Schedule Templates

Control Schedule Templates

Plan Costs Management Templates

Estimate Costs Templates

Determine Budget Templates

Control Costs Templates


Plan Quality Management Templates

Perform Quality Assurance Templates

Control Quality Templates

Human Resources

Plan Human Resources Management Templates

Acquire Project Team Templates

Develop Project Team Templates

Manage Project Team Templates


Plan Communications Management Templates

Manage Communications Templates

Control Communications Templates


Plan Risk Management Templates

Identify Risks Templates

Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Templates

Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Templates

Plan Risk Responses Templates

Monitor and Control Risks Templates


Plan Procurements Templates

Conduct Procurements Templates

Control Procurements Templates

Close Procurements Templates


Identify Stakeholders Templates

Plan Stakeholder Management Templates

Manage Stakeholder Engagement Templates

Control Stakeholder Engagement Templates

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