Control procurements is a PMI process in the procurement management knowledge area and the monitoring and controlling process group. This is the process to manage the contracts and relationships with outside organizations supplying resources to the project.
According to the PMBOK, this activity has the following characteristics:
||Tools and Templates
| procurement management plan, procurement documents, agreements, approved change requests, work performance reports, work performance data || contract change control system, procurement performance reviews, inspections and audits, performance reporting, payment systems, claims administration, records management system || work performance information, change requests, project management plan updates, project documents updates, organizational process assets updates
Control procurements is described in section 12.3 of the PMBOK 5th edition.