APM Planning, Monitoring and Control Specific Interest Group

Integrated planning The application of management processes that bring together the planning of benefits, success criteria, scope, quality, time, resources, cost, risk, communications etc to create the project management plan.

Definition from APM Body of Knowledge 7th edition  📖

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The generic area of operation is project control, focusing on the techniques and processes listed as well as interfaces to other subject areas, e.g. risk, governance, programme and portfolio management.

Beyond the tool set there is an interest in the behavioural aspects of management and how this affects implementation and leadership within these areas.

"Planning determines what is to be delivered, how much it will cost, when it will be delivered, how it will be delivered and who will carry it out. "
APM Body of Knowledge, 6th edition

"The recording, analysing and reporting of project Performance as compared to the plan in order to identify and report deviations."
APM Body of Knowledge, 5th edition, Glossary

"Comparing actual performance with planned performance, analysing variances, assessing trends to effect process improvements, evaluating possible alternatives, and recommending appropriate corrective action as needed."
PMI PMBOK 4th edition, Definitions

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