Control Recourses

This article contains most of the important information you need to know about Manage Project team process in order to answer questions related to this topic in the PMP Exam, I recommend you review this type of articles 1 week before your exam date, all information mentioned are based on PMBOK Guide 6th edition and PMP Exam Prep 9th edition for Rita Maclhy’s, ITTO refers to Inputs, Tools & Techniques and outputs.

This process is a part of monitoring and controlling Process group and Resources Management Knowledge Area with the following ITTO’s


  1. Project Management Plan ( Resources Management Plan
  2. Project Documents ( Issue log , Lessons learned register , Physical resources assessments , Recourses breakdown structure , Recourses Requirements , Risk Register )
  3. Agreements
  4. Work performance Data
  5. Organization Process Assets


Tools &Techniques:

  1. Problem Solving
  2. Data Analysis ( Cost Benefit Analysis , Performance Reviews , Alternatives Analysis , Trend Analysis )
  3. Interpersonal and team skills ( Negotiating and Influencing )
  4. Project Management Information System


  1. Change Requests
  2. Work Performance Information
  3. Project Management Plan Updates ( Recourses Management Plan , Schedule Baseline , Cost baseline )
  4. Project Document updates ( Issue log , Assumption log , lessons learned register , Physical resources assignments , Recourses breakdown structure , Risk Register )
  5. Enterprise environmental factors updates



  • It’s the process of ensuring that the physical resources assigned and allocated to the project are available as planned , as well as monitoring the planned versus actual utilization of recourse and taking corrective action as necessary .
  • It should be performed continuously through all project phases and throughout the project life cycle.
  • This process relates to physical recourses being used on the project.

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