Do you need customer support or technical assistance? Click here to submit a support ticket...

TOPIC: OPAs

OPAs 2 months 3 weeks ago #21082

  • Riaz Hassan
  • Riaz Hassan's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Posts: 12
  • Karma: 1
  • Thank you received: 3
Do business documents (Business Case, Benefits Mgmt Plan) end up getting considered Organizational Process Assets?

OPAs 2 months 2 weeks ago #21117

  • Eric Wanyutu Kahiga, PMP
  • Eric Wanyutu Kahiga, PMP's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 66
  • Karma: 4
  • Thank you received: 21
Hi Riaz.

Organizational process assets (OPAs) are the plans, processes, policies, procedures, and knowledge bases specific to and used by the performing organization. These assets influence the management of the project. (PMBOK 6th Edition Pg 39) It is from these OPA's that we draw up the business case and subsequently the benefits management plan. It is therefore likely that the business case and the benefits management plan can become part of an organizations OPA's and more so if the project is successful.

Subsequent projects within the organization might borrow the format and elements of the business case and the benefits management plan of a successful project. No need to reinvent the wheel, right?

Best.

Eric.
Moderators: Yolanda MabutasMary Kathrine PaduaCynthia Lim Louis, PMPTracy Shagnea, PMPGabriella Dellino, PMPPatrick Floris PhD PMPJoe PangJohn Paul BugarinAmy MartinezEmily Rivera, PMPMohammad Alharbi, PMP, PMI-ACPLisa Sweeney PMPHarry ElstonMani SelvanDenver MartinEric Wanyutu Kahiga, PMPSarah FucciThiago França, PMP®Felix Kamanga, PMPChan RampersaudKyle Kilbride, PMP

OSP INTERNATIONAL LLC
OSP INTERNATIONAL LLC
Training for Project Management Professional (PMP)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Login
Get PMP Exam Ready in Just Four Weeks! Join the Live PMP Blended Training Course Starting August 10. Click to learn more...