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Business & Management

A guide to Business & Management resources at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI homepage:

PMI Mass Bay Chapter homepage:

 "PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than half a million members and credential holders in more than 185 countries. Our worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by our globally-recognized standards and credentials, our extensive research program, and our professional development opportunities."

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project is simply the name of Microsoft's software that is used to help manage projects.  Search the library catalog for many books and ebooks on learning and using this powerful tool.

Some useful links:

Microsoft introduction to Project.

Quick Reference Guide.


If you are a Project Management major, many of the other tabs on this guide, such as "Find Books" and "Find Articles" will be useful as you search for topics in your areas of study, such as "leadership" or "teams".

If you are looking for information specifically about project management use the "Find Books" and "Find Articles" tabs of this guide and search that term.  The library has an extensive collection of books (call # 658.404) and ebooks on this topic.  The databases in the Find Articles tab also contain lots of articles.

Note: If you are a Construction Management major, you should also use that research  guide ( to find information on project management for construction.

Standards and Certifications

The  Project Management Institute, see box at left, provides standards and certification exams in the field of project management.

Some key acronyms (explore the PMI website for more):

PMBOK stands for the Project Management Body of Knowledge, a standard PMI calls "the preeminent global standard for project management."

PMP exam stands for the Project Management Professional exam.

CAPM exam stands for the Certified Associate in Project Management exam.

Searching for the above acronyms or terms in the library catalog will find lots of books and ebooks that can help you with these topics.

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