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Achieve PMP Exam Success, 5th Edition by Janice Preston, Diane Altwies

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CHAPTER 4    INTEGRATION

INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

You need to know that the PMP exam addresses critical project management functions that ensure coordination of the various elements of the project. The PMBOK® Guide explains that the processes in project management are integrative in nature. They involve making tradeoffs among competing objectives to meet stakeholders’ needs and expectations. Integration processes drive the associated knowledge area processes within each of the process groups, and all process groups are addressed by one or more integration management processes. These processes interact with each other as well as with the other nine knowledge areas.

EXAM TIP

Although integration management is the first knowledge area to be discussed ...

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