For the successful management of any project, we have different
management functions which ensures the successful delivery of any project.  

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Apart from the basic following of the project development
lifecycle, each project also undergoes through all these knowledge areas which
help in the better development of any project.

These functions are various management processes which
are vast in their own way and have various functions under each of them.

For any project to work in a proper manner, a project
manager can use this project management framework to cover every perspective of
the making of any project.

So, the following are the management functions under
this framework.


1.     Scope management

2.     Time management

3.     Cost management

4.     Quality management

5.     Human
Resource management

6.     Communication

7.     Risk

8.     Procurement

9.     Project
Integration management


Below, is the diagram of the PROJECT MANAGEMENT
FRAMEWORK which involves the following :-

ü The
stakeholders with their needs and expectations

ü The core functions

ü The
facilitating functions

ü Project

ü Tools and

ü Documentation





Once, the stakeholders have defined their needs and
requirements to the organization, the goal is to achieve these requirements.

So, a project undergoes through these knowledge areas.

Each function plays an important role which is
discusses below with an example.


v This
function is responsible for taking care of the scope of the project.

v By the word
“scope”, we mean to cover the goals and tasks on time which the.

v The end
goal is the achieve the goal of each sub task and gradually the tasks as a

v Tools and
techniques considered here are scope statements, work breakdown structures,
scope change controls etc.

v Ex : To
ensure that the budget, resources, tasks etc. of a project are considered on
proper planning


v This
function is responsible for taking care that every module or sub task is completed
on time.

v This is
required because each task is dependent on any other task which further makes
another task.

v So, for the
chronological execution of any project, we need to consider time as a factor.

v Tools and
techniques considered here are gantt charts, schedule performance measurements

v Ex: In an human
resource department, the report of an employee’s performance and added incentives,
will decide the amount of salary he’ll get that month. So, the finance department
is dependent on the human resource department for this.


v This
function is responsible for taking care of the cost of the project.

v It defines
how much a project costs to the client considering all the factors utilized for
this project.

v Here, we
consider all the resources being used, an employee’s efforts and many other
factors which help us define a project’s cost at which it has to be delivered.

v Tools and
techniques used here are cost estimates, cost baselines etc.

v Ex: To
determine the cost of the


v This
function is responsible for taking care of the cost of the project.

v It ensures
that the quality of the product being delivered is maintained throughout the
making of it.

v It considers
quality control measures like checklists, quality control charts etc.