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PMBOK® Guide Differences - Version 5 to 6

PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) undergoes periodic updates based upon emerging trends in the industry. The latest edition of this publication was released in late 2017 and contains new chapters emphasizing the growing importance of leadership and business skills for the PMP®. Anyone looking to stay on top of the latest PMI has to offer will be well served by reviewing this course.

How You Will Benefit

Students taking this training will receive a foundational understanding of the updates made in the new PMBOK® Guide by PMI. Project Managers should expect to gain insights into the latest trends influencing the industry’s leading publication, such as new risk-related processes, modifications to business documents and key changes to the names of knowledge areas.

What You Will Learn

In this course you will learn about the major updates made in the Sixth edition of the PMBOK® Guide, including:

  • Modifications and additions made to the foundational chapters and appendices
  • Additional concepts, practices and considerations included in each of the knowledge areas
  • Multiple titling changes to Knowledge Areas and Processes
  • Creation and removal of multiple processes, as well as realignment of several processes
  • Key changes made to business documents and how they are incorporated as process inputs and outputs

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Project Mangers looking for a high-level understanding of the major formatting, structural and content changes implemented in the new release of the PMBOK® Guide – Version 6.


Video-on-demand; includes 6-months digital access to all training materials.

Duration / PDU Value

This course has been approved by PMI for 1.5 PDUs.



  • PMBOK® Guide Differences Introduction

The New PMBOK® Guide – Version 6

  • New PMBOK® Guide Layout
  • Knowledge Area and Process Changes
  • Key Document Changes
  • Earned Value Analysis

ITTO Changes

  • Overview – ITTO Changes
  • New and Combined ITTOs
  • Deleted and Changed ITTOs

New Processes

  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Control Resources
PMBOK® Guide Differences - Version 5 to 6
PMBOK® Guide Differences - Version 5 to 6
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1.5 PDU hours
$79 USD
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