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Is there a demonstration of a complete project?
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I am studying the PMBOK 6th edition for the first time and would like to look at a formal project demonstration that uses all of the processes in context and include all example documentation.

I would like to see the PMBOK in action.
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I would suggest you read Rita Mulhany's prep book, there are many examples in it.
Google 'PMBOK case study' and you might find case studies like
http://inash.staff.gunadarma.ac.id/Downloa...+case+study.pdf

The problem with case studies is that PMBoK is not a guide how to run a project. In contrast to a methodology like PRINCE2. It is a guide to the PM knowledge and you would not want to apply all PM knowledge to one project or case study.

PMBoK is a guide to all the project management knowledge out there on the globe and gives it a structure (knowledge areas and process groups). It was created and is updated every 4 years by volunteers from around the world and strives to include knowledge that is used 'by most projects most of the time'. For any given project, there will be useful parts and parts you would not use. If you want to apply it, you have to tailor it - to your organization and to your project. Any case study will include the outcome of this tailoring.
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2 replies by Thomas Walenta and Vincent Guerard
Apr 15, 2019 10:22 PM
Vincent Guerard
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Thomas,

is the link to a private site?
Apr 16, 2019 1:13 AM
Thomas Walenta
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Vincent,
sorry, here is the full url
http://inash.staff.gunadarma.ac.id/Downloa...+case+study.pdf
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It might be challenging to locate a project where all processes have been used to some extent - such a gold candidate would be great but a more realistic expectation might be to find good examples of key documents. I'd suggest networking with folks within your local PMI chapter to see if someone feels their project is a good candidate for this.

Kiron
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I'd search for case-studies and white-papers. PMI has many on their site. These should provide a nice view of what you are looking for.
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I think any example of where every process in the entire PMBoK was used would be an example of how to spend too much effort on project management. Well run projects don't focus on using every process, but rather how to select the appropriate processes and tailor them so that that they provide value for a specific situation.
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Very good answer.
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I agree with Kiron. You need to focus on your industry and local experts. The type, complexity and nature of projects are different and this means that you will find a lot of samples and templates for various situations. This never ends.
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I think one of the challenges is most projects are either proprietary, competitive, or sensitive in some nature. Unless it is a not-for-profit or similar type of organization project I am not sure many organizations/project teams would be willing to be "open komono" and share ALL of their artifacts with a third party such as program management plan, scopes, requirements, budgets, actuals, risks, lessons learned, communications management, etc which could all be sensitive in some fashion.
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I agree with my colleagues here.
Try to search case studies and you local chapter.
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Apr 14, 2019 6:39 AM
Replying to Thomas Walenta
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I would suggest you read Rita Mulhany's prep book, there are many examples in it.
Google 'PMBOK case study' and you might find case studies like
http://inash.staff.gunadarma.ac.id/Downloa...+case+study.pdf

The problem with case studies is that PMBoK is not a guide how to run a project. In contrast to a methodology like PRINCE2. It is a guide to the PM knowledge and you would not want to apply all PM knowledge to one project or case study.

PMBoK is a guide to all the project management knowledge out there on the globe and gives it a structure (knowledge areas and process groups). It was created and is updated every 4 years by volunteers from around the world and strives to include knowledge that is used 'by most projects most of the time'. For any given project, there will be useful parts and parts you would not use. If you want to apply it, you have to tailor it - to your organization and to your project. Any case study will include the outcome of this tailoring.
Thomas,

is the link to a private site?
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On PMI you can find those 44 results

https://www.pmi.org/learning/library?Conte...icationDateDesc

Some could be of help!

You might need more of a coach is it's for your PMP exam! or Rita Mulhany's or online prep.
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