Project Management guide

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve amassed a large number of frequently asked questions (FAQs) by new project managers and put them all here in our guide. While some of these terms and concepts may appear in the glossary, the FAQs allow us to dive a little deeper into each idea.

Advanced Terminology 36 questions
What is Change Management in Project Management? What is Cost Benefit Analysis in Project Management? What is Cost Control in Project Management? What is Cost Management in Project Management? What is Cost Variance in Project Management? What is Earned Value in Project Management? What is Free Slack in Project Management? What is a Gantt Chart in Project Management? What is PERT in Project Management? What is a Project Schedule in Project Management? What is Resource Allocation in Project Management? What is Risk Management in Project Management? What is Schedule Variance in Project Management? What is SMART in Project Management? What are Technical Requirements in Project Management? What is Risk in Project Management? How to Manage Risk in a Project What is Program Management vs. Project Management? What is Contingency Plan in Project Management? What is the S-Curve in Project Management? What Is a Feasibility Study in Project Management? What Is a Network Diagram in Project Management? What Is Cost Estimation in Project Management? What Is FTE? What Is Net Present Value (NPV) in Project Management? What Is Time Management in Project Management? What Is Project Communication Management? How to Write a Project Management Report? What Is Monte Carlo Analysis in Project Management? How to Start a Project Management Office (PMO)? What Is Portfolio in Project Management? What is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)? How to Manage Multiple Projects? How to Calculate Earned Value in Project Management? What Is Project Integration Management? What Is Configuration Management in Project Management?
Basic Terminology 36 questions
What is a Deliverable in Project Management? What is Governance in Project Management? What is PMBOK in Project Management? What is PMO in Project Management? What is a Project in Project Management? What is a Project Charter in Project Management? What is Project Design in Project Management? What are Project Objectives in Project Management? What is a Program in Project Management? What is a Resource in Project Management? What is a Roadmap in Project Management? What is a Stakeholder in Project Management? What is Statement of Work in Project Management? What is a Task in Project Management? What is Work Breakdown Structure in Project Management? What is a Work Package in Project Management? What is Project Management? What is Scope in Project Management? What is Project Stakeholder Management? What is a Project Management Plan? What are the Phases of Project Management? What is Scope Creep in Project Management? What is Quality in Project Management? What is a Baseline in Project Management (Project Baseline)? What Are Constraints in Project Management? What Is Scheduling in Project Management? How to Create a Project Management Plan? How to Manage a Project From Start to Finish? What Is Project Procurement Management? What Is an Activity in Project Management? What Is Cost in Project Management? What Is Planning in Project Management? What Is Project Management Experience? What Is a Project Management Approach? What Is Project Management Framework? What Are Project Management Processes?
PM Software Features 31 questions
What are Critical Success Factors in Project Management? Why Should I Use Filters & Search in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Live Support in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Free Trials in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Training Resources in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use User, Role & Access Management (Permissions) in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use API in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Tasks & Projects in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Milestones in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Performance & Reliability in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Cloud-Based Storage in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Request Forms in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Custom Fields in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Folders in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Resource Management in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Work Assignment in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Security Features in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Time Tracking in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Calendars In Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Scheduling in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Gantt Charts in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Kanban in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use a Mobile App in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use a Desktop App in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Recurring Tasks in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Customizable Templates in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Capacity Planning in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use an Activity Feed in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use an Inbox in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Notifications in Project Management Software? Why Should I Use Comments in Project Management Software?