Project management


The project management definition based on the PMBOK standard that is used as a project management reference in many organizations and projects around the world is as follows: "Project management employs knowledge, skills, tools and technology in project activities and enacts them." The project is through the application of project management processes. "

This standard introduces 49 processes for project management that are sufficient to manage any type of project. Project management processes are divided into five groups: start, plan, execute, supervise and control and end processes according to their conceptual sequence. The standard also divides processes into ten different categories based on their areas of knowledge, respectively. By integrating project management literature, this standard seeks to achieve optimal results through project management integration.

PMBOK knowledge areas

Activities and processes needed to identify, define, combine, unify, coordinate different processes and project management activities within the project management process group.
Processes to ensure that the project contains all the work needed; and only what is needed to complete the project successfully.
Processes needed to manage project completion on time.
The processes involved in planning, measuring, budgeting, financing, and cost control make the project complete with the approved budget.
Processes and activities of an organization that assesses quality policies, goals, and responsibilities so that they meet the needs for the project.
Processes of organizing, managing and leading a group.
Processes needed for timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage and retrieval, management, control, monitoring and finalization of project information.
Processes for project risk management planning, identification, analysis, response planning and risk control in the project are required.
Processes required to purchase or procure products, services, or results needed from outside the project group. Processes in this area include procurement planning, request planning, requesting, resource selection, contract management and contract termination.
Processes needed to identify all affected individuals or organizations, analyze stakeholder expectations and their impact on the project, develop appropriate management strategies to effectively engage stakeholders in project decisions and execution.


Given that many projects are still managed in the traditional way in Iran, there is still a lack of understanding of the need to implement all PMBOK processes for project management. In many organizations, studies and activities in all areas of PMBOK know-how are carried out in some way, but as they lack integration, they do not actually improve the efficiency of projects.

The first step for integrated project management is to establish a PMOK based PMOK standard. The project management office includes a team led by the project manager responsible for achieving the project goals.

Implementation of an Internal Project Management Office Due to the high cost of training or hiring a specialist, it is not possible for many organizations to have a full time project management office and lack the proper organizational structure in companies. Thus, by outsourcing the responsibility of establishing and coordinating their project management office, they can achieve high levels of efficiency and competence in the shortest time, reduce costs and focus their core business.

Faryar Engineering Group is rendering Dynamic PMO deployment consulting services by examining and studying numerous experiences of failing to deploy PMO correctly in in-country projects. In this way that is exclusively assigned to this group by examining the requirements of the project or organization dedicated to the system (which is updated over time) for the project concerned, and establishing a project management office optimally utilizing existing personnel and facilities, It is done dynamically by excellent experts. In this system it is possible to deploy the project management office in three ways: Supportive PMO, Controlling PMO and Directive PMO which will be adapted according to the organizational culture as well as the project needs.