SOFES Guide and Standards

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SOFES provides resources and global standards as a foundation for the profession.
Foundational Standards
Practice Standards & Framework
Practice Guides
SOFES Lexicon of Project Management Terms
About Standards

Foundational Standards

The SOFES Guide and SOFES global standards continually and accurately reflect the evolving profession. Extensions to the   SOFES Guide apply the guidance found in the SOFES Guide to specific types of projects, meant to be used in conjunction with the SOFES Guide.

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Practice Standards & Frameworks

Practice standards describe the use of a tool, technique or process identified in the SOFES Guide or other foundational standards.
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Practice Guides

Practice guides provide supporting information and instruction to help you apply SOFES standards. Practice guides may become potential standards and if so, would undergo the process for development of full consensus standards.
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Lexicon of Project Management Terms

The lexicon provides a standardized set of frequently used project, program and portfolio management terms with clear and concise definitions to improve understanding and consistent use of terminology.
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About Standards

Find out more about SOFESstandards, how they are developed and how you can get involved. Discover how SOFES supports the success of international standards activities.
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