Project Management : Project Integration Management

1236 Words Nov 18th, 2014 5 Pages
“Direct and Manage Project Execution is the process for executing the work defined in the project management plan to achieve the project 's requirements/objectives defined in the project scope statement” (comp. PMBOK3, p. 78). The Project Manager helps with the execution of the planned activities, sometimes with the assistance of a project management team for larger projects. This occurs during the execution phase of the project. Figure: Phases of a project
When we are completing the work assigned in the project management plan we involve integrating the various plans and activities of the project i.e., it is part of the Project Integration Management Knowledge area.
Project Integration Management:
Project Integration Management tasks are describing and organizing all processes and activities needed to identify, combine, unify, and coordinate the various processes and project management activities within the Project Management Process Groups .

Figure: Project Integration Management
Integration Management is deciding where to concentrate resources and effort on any given day, anticipating potential issues, dealing with these issues before they become critical, and coordinating work for the overall project good.
The only process that generates deliverables is the Direct and Manage Project Execution. Here we understand that a typical project will be planned, executed, and then monitored and controlled, and this is a cyclic undertaking, and therefore direct and manage…
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