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Project Resource Management  (A high-level snapshot)

Project Resource Management Knowledge area deals with all kind of resources on the project, whether Human, Material or Equipment. The knowledge area includes the processes to identify, acquire and manage the resources i.e human, physical or material needed on the project

Project Resource Management Knowledge Area Processes

Resource Management Plan (Planning)

  • it establishes the approach and level of management effort needed for managing project resources based on the type and complexity of the project
  • the process of defining how to estimate, acquire, manage, and use team and physical resources
  • performed once or at predefined points in the project

Estimate Activity Resources (Planning)

  • It identifies the type, quantity, and characteristics of resources required
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    to complete the project

  • The process of estimating team resources and the type and quantities of materials, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform project work
  • Performed periodically throughout the project as needed

Acquire Resources (Execution)

  • it outlines and guides the selection of resources and assigns them to their respective activities
  • the process of obtaining team members, facilities, equipment, materials, supplies, and other resources necessary to complete project work
  • performed periodically throughout the project as needed

Develop team (Execution)

  • It results in improved teamwork, enhanced interpersonal skills and competencies, motivated employees, reduced attrition, and improved overall project performance
  • The process of improving competencies, team member interaction, and the overall team environment to enhance project performance
  • Performed throughout the project

Manage team (Execution)

  • it influences team behaviour, manages conflict, and resolves issues
  • the process of tracking team member performance, providing feedback, resolving issues, and managing team changes to optimize project performance
  • performed throughout the project

Control Resources (Monitoring and Controlling)

  • Ensuring that the assigned resources are available to the project at the right time and in the right place and are released when no longer needed
  • The process of ensuring that the physical resources assigned and allocated to the project are available as planned, as well as monitoring the planned versus actual utilization of resources and taking corrective action as necessary
  • Performed throughout the project

Further Information Project Resource Management Knowledge Area

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