6th Edition Updates to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide)
Change is coming! Every four years, PMI updates the PMBOK® Guide. PMI has released the draft of the Sixth Edition, and the final version is due soon. Here are key dates and facts:
September, 6th 2017. PMI will publish the PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition in ten translations on September 6th, 2017. The book will be available in the PMI Bookstore in Q3. Per PMI, you can expect the following updates in the new edition of the PMBOK® Guide:
“A new chapter on the role of the project manager has been added to focus on leading projects effectively – competencies, experience and skills that are all necessary.
Two Knowledge Areas have been re-named to more accurately reflect which elements can be managed… and which can not:
- Time Management is now Schedule Management
- Human Resource Management is now Resource Management
Every Knowledge Area features four new sections: