PMBOK Knowledge Area ABCs (memorization)

As sung to the song for ABCD:

In’te’gra’tion, Scope’, Time’, Cost’ (A-B-C-D-E-F-G)

Qua’lity, Hu’man Re’source (H-I-J-K-LMNO-P)

Com’mu’ni (Q-R-S)

‘ca’tion, Risk (T-U-V)

Pro’cure’ment, Stake’hol’ders. LIST! (T-U-V)

These are knowledge Ar’e’as. now I’m gonna pass this test!


Another version, as sung to


Silent Night (of studying)

Initiate (Silent Night)

Plan, Execute (Holy, Night)

Monitor (All is calm)

And Control (All is bright)

Close, and Integrate, (Round yon virgin)

Scope, Time and Cost. (mother and child)

Quality,  (Holy infant so)

Human Resource (tender and mild)

Communication, Risk, Procure (Sleep in heavenly, peace)

Stakeholders, for sure. (Sleep in heavenly, peace)