The PMI process of estimate activity resources is part of the time management knowledge area and in the planning process group. It is described in the PMBOK section 6.4 of the 5th edition. The resources can include staff, material, equipment, location, and/or supplies. These estimates will feed into the schedule and may provide updates for other project documents updates and processes, such as plan human resource management or plan procurement management.
According to the PMBOK, this activity has the following characteristics:
See section 6.4 of the PMBOK, 5th edition.
- Chapter 36: Estimating Activity Resource Requirements from the Get PMP Certified blogspot