This 3rd edition of The Standard for Program Management provides a detailed understanding of program management and promotes efficient and effective communication and coordination among various project management groups.
The world best known standard for project management – PMBOK – will be renewed. PMI has announced the official release date and has also clarified some frequently asked questions.
What & When ?
PMI published 3 new standards in January 2013 :
- A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition
- The Standard for Program Management – Third Edition
- The Standard for Portfolio Management – Third Edition
(According to ANSI Guidelines, all these standards are at least updated every 5 years)
The new PMI standard for project management –PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition– (available from January 2013) will become active as from September, 1st 2013. Next update is scheduled for 2018.
The PMP Exam Prep Book is now also updated and aligned with the PMBOK-5th edition.