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Project Management, Scrum, Agile Methodologies etc etc etc
There are various techniques needed to manage a project. These techniques are more like practical methodologies used in formulating a project and managing the project resources. Use of the techniques greatly affects the project outcome. These techniques are known as Project Management Knowledge Areas.
During the course of the project, the project manager may find himself coordinating with many other department and sometimes performing management activities that are related to other management disciplines. In a way project management is related to other management disciplines and this Relationship with other management disciplines is essential for a project to be successful. Few examples of such related disciplines are law, strategic planning, logistics, human resource management and domain knowledge.
There are nine knowledge areas:
Each knowledge area has a set of project management processes involved. In total, there are 44 Project Management Processes. All these 44 Project management processes are mapped to these nine project management knowledge areas. These knowledge areas are also not independent of each other but they are somewhat interrelated. Each of these knowledge areas requires careful attention during project planning.