(1.4) Lenken und Managen der Projektausführung

(1.4.1) Process Input

... generated by predecessor processes

(1.4.2) Process Definition

Direct and Manage Project Execution  is the process for "[...] executing the work defined in the project management plan to achieve the projects's requirements defined in the project scope statement" (comp. PMBOK3, p. 78).

"The Direct and Manage Project Execution process requires the project execute the project management plan to accomplish the work defined in the project scope statement" (comp. PMBOK3, p. 91)

 Although the "deliverables are produced as outputs from the processes performed to accomplsh the project work planned and scheduled in the project management plan", the tasks of these executing sub processes will be on the fly changed by the integration of the results of  the Integrated Change Control Process:

  • The approved corrective actions are able to "... bring anticipated project performance into compliance with the project management plan" without having changed the plan  itself
  • The approved preventive actions are able to "... reduce the problity of potential negative consequences"
  • The approved defect repair are "... requests to correct product defects found by the quality process"

 (comp. PMBOK3, pp. 91f)

  • Part of the Executing Process Group
  • Father process of the following child processes, which also use the input and generate or modify the output of this process
    • Perform Quality Assurance
    • Develop Project Team
    • Information Distribution
    • Request Seller Responses
    • Select Sellers
  • Member of Knowledge Area Project Integration Management

(1.4.3) Tools and Techniques

PMBOK Mentioned Methods

  • Project management methodology is the set of tools and methods used to execute the act of project managament
  • Project management information system is the set of software and tools "[...] used by the project management team so support generation of a preliminary project scope statement"

(comp. PMBOK3, pp. 93)

Open Source Tools

  • NN

(1.4.4) Process Output

  • The Deliverables are the produced (but not conformed) results of the project
  • The Requested Changes "are request "[...] to expand or reduce project scope, to modify policies or procedures, to modify projct cost or budget, or to revise the project schedule [...]"
  • The Implemented Change Requests are the realized results of approved change requests
  • The Implemented Corrective Actions are the realized results of approved corrective actions
  • The Implemented Preventive Aactions are the realized results of approved preventive actions
  • The Implemented Ddefective Rrepair are the realized results of approved defective repair
  • The Work Performance Information are status information collected and documented by the team

(comp. PMBOK3, pp. 93f)

(1.4.5) Output Using Successor Processes

Successors using the initially generated output as own input(1):

  1. For details see FAQ::Q001:1