No PMBOK 3a Edição, os processos Quality Planning, Perform Quality Assurance e Perform Quality Control estão classificados, respectivamente, sob os grupos de processos denominados:
  • A. Initiating, Planning, Monitoring & Controlling;
  • B. Initiating, Executing, Closing;
  • C. Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling;
  • D. Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, Closing;
  • E. Planning, Executing, Closing.