Project management standards
August 10, 2009
According to the functions project management can be divided in 3 groups,
General Project management group:
Global Working Group on Project Management Standard
Project Management Standards Program
Standards Council of Canada
Organizational Project Management Maturity Models
The Programmed Management Maturity Model (PMMM)
Information Technology Best Practice:
(CMM) Software Development Capability Evaluation
PRINCE an Information Systems Development Standard
Guide to the Software Engineering Project Management Body of Knowledge
ISO has provided Project Quality management standards.
Guides to Project Management Trainings Certification
APM Body of Knowledge
Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
BSI BS6079 Guide to Project Management
Japanese Project Management Body of Knowledge
Certifications regarding Project management:
Introductory Certificate: for anyone looking to understand the principles of project management.
APMP (IPMA Level D): for people with up to two years’ project management
Practitioner Qualification (IPMA Level C): for anyone with more than three years of project management experience.
Certificated Project Manager (IPMA Level B): for project managers with extensive experience in managing complex, multi-disciplinary projects.
APM Project Risk Management Certificates: APM offers level one and level two certificates for project and programmer managers involved in project risk assessment in any way.
PMP –Project Management Professional Certification Handbooks.
The Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Handbooks can be downloaded in PDF format from the PMI web site.