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Comparing ICB - IPMA Competence Baseline Version 3.0 against the 9 areas of the Australian StandardThe fundamental difference between them is ICB has taxonomy by listing the knowledge and experience required at each level and provides a subjective analysis for personal attitudes and general impressions. On the other hand, AIPM emphasis on the expected competency of Project manager in different level in each one of the 9 areas but it does not cover as skills personal attitude and general impression aspects (Seabury 2004). The next table illustrates the differences between them.The table shows the comparison between the two standards
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5 - Plan and Manage Human Resources
Project Human Resource management
Defined as personnel management: has participated in personnel development & business issues in project situations
Contribute to plan the communication, manage the information, manage the activities of information & assess the communication outcomes.
1.07 , 2.01, 2.02, 2.03, 2.04, 2.05, 2.06, 2.07, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14, 2.15 & 3.08
6 - Plan and Manage Communication
Project Communication management
Has successfully managed the communication situations with emphasis on diplomacy i.e. verbal, written & body language.
Contribute to identify the risky event, control the risk & evaluate the risky management outcomes.
1.18, 1.02, 1.17, 2.10, 2.15, 3.05, 3.06, 3.09 & 3.11
7 - Plan and Manage Risk
Risk Project management
Slightly separates risk & uncertainty: has successfully managed the risk and opportunity situations.
Contribute to plan procurement, select the contractor, procurement & finalization of activities.
1.04 & 1.15
8 - Plan and Manage Procurement
Project Procurement management
Combines the Procurement with the contract as they are relevant to a successful manager who has successfully managed the procurement and contract situations.
The function is not a competency at level 4 it is expected of levels 5 and 6 only
1.01, 3.04 & 3.07
9 - Plan and Manage Project Integrative Processes
Project Integration management
Defines it as clarity and vision represented by contextual, behavioral &technical competencies which is crucial for project management success
Self Assessment Using the Standards Guides or Experience Scale
Out of 10
Out of 10