What are 49 Processes in PMP Exam?

As you probably already knew, according to PMI project management is recommended to be carried out by using 49 different processes. These processes are defined and applied by tailoring according to the needs of the project. A process is the progression of an event, subject, or effort in accordance with a certain result, developing and maturing through regular successive changes.

In PMP exam, a process in project management is a set of related activities performed in order to create a planned product result or service and to manage a particular aspect of a project such as cost, scope, or risk.

There are 49 different processes described in PMBOK that a pmp candidate will be responsible for in pmp exam. Each of these processes is grouped under a process group or a knowledge area. In our projects, we are not obliged to use every single process in a project. We may tailor the necessary processes by taking into consideration project characteristics, objectives, and size.

The 49 processes you need to know to ace the pmp exam are listed below:

Initiating Process Group

Planning Process Group

Executing Process Group

  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Team
  • Manage Team
  • Manage Quality
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Manage Communications
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • Conduct Procurements

Monitoring and Controlling Process Group

  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Control Resources
  • Control Scope
  • Control Schedule
  • Control Costs
  • Control Quality
  • Validate Scope
  • Monitor Communications
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • Monitor Risks
  • Control Procurements

Closing Process Group

  • Close Project or Phase
1- PMki: Thank you for the effort to list the PM processes here. Are these processes the same for all project management methodologies, or are these ones only applicable for PMI methodology. Is it obligatory to follow these processes to comply with PMI methodology? Thanks for your help.