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 61 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 Calculate Earned Value in Project Management What Is Project Integration Management? What is Configuration Management in Project Management? What is BAC in Project Management? (Budget at Completion) What is EAC in Project Management? (Estimate at Completion) What is a Project Initiation Document (PID) in Project Management? What is a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) in Project Management? What is Expert Judgment in Project Management? What is RAID in Project Management? What are Leads and Lags in Project Management? What is Change Control in Project Management? What is Sensitivity Analysis in Project Management? What is Resource Loading in Project Management? What is a Service Level Agreement in Project Management? What is Project Crashing in Project Management? What is an Issue Log in Project Management? What are Predecessors in Project Management? What is a Cost Management Plan? What are Chickens and Pigs in Project Management? What is a Fishbone Diagram in project management? What is Definition of Done in Agile? What is the Difference Between Change Management and Change Control? What is Residual Risk? What is Effort Estimation? What is an Integrated Master Plan? What is Iterative and Incremental Development? What Is a Hammock Activity in Project Management? What Is a Backward Pass in Project Management? What Is a Forward Pass in Project Management?