The Initiating Process Group contains processes performed to define a new project or a new phase of an existing project by obtaining authorization to start the project or phase. Within the Initiating processes group , the project initial scope is defined and initial resources are committed. Project key stakeholders who will interact and influence the overall outcome of the project are identified. High level risks and assumptions are listed as well , If not already assigned, the project manager will be selected , As per the PMBOK 6th edition , the Initiating process group contains TWO processes :
- Develop Project Charter – Integration Management
- Identify Stakeholders – Stakeholder Management
Initiating Process group have a share of 13% out of the 200 PMP exam questions , for practicing a PMP exam structured as per the PMI standards of the five exam domains , you can refer to my course on Udemy platform .