For more than 30 years, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK (R) Guide) and its predecessors have been a leading tool for the project management profession and an essential reference for the library of every project manager. The PMBOK (R) Guide – Fifth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is easy to understand and implement.
In 1983, Project Management Institute (PMI (R)) volunteers first gathered to distill the project management body of knowledge. Today, the PMBOK (R) Guide is recognized as the global standard for project management and is one of the best and most versatile resources available for the professional. The PMBOK (R) Guide contains the fundamental practices that all project managers need to attain high standards for project excellence.
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