PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 7th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118736370
  • ISBN-13: 9781118736371
  • DDC: 658.404
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 591 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The PMP Study Guide is a comprehensive study aid for the upcoming Project Management Professional (PMP) certification administered by PMI. The book is designed to prepare readers for the PMP exam, as well as serve as a good reference for acting project managers. The book will cover the Project Management Process and Procedures outlined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. 5th Edition. Readers will benefit from the detailed discussion of the wide-range of project management and exam topics, concepts, and key terms, and will present the material in a logical manner: each section builds upon previous sections and a chapter on previous chapters. The book will cover the exam outline 100%. Each chapter will include a list of topics covered in that chapter, following by in-depth discussion of those objectives, complete with hands-on Real World Scenarios and How This Applies to Your Current Project sidebars. The chapter will conclude with an Exam Essentials section and comprehensive review questions. The companion study tools include leading-edge exam prep software with test engine of practice questions and electronic flashcards. In addition, there will be over 2 hours of additional audio. Bonus Content: The book also prepares those studying for the new Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) program offered by PMI by including two bonus CAPM exams.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
About the Author.
Contents at a Glance.
Assessment Test.
Answers to Assessment Test.
1: What Is a Project?.
2: Creating the Project Charter.
3: Developing the Project Scope Statement.
4: Creating the Project Schedule.
5: Developing the Project Budget and Communicating the Plan.
6: Risk Planning.
7: Planning Project Resources.
8: Developing the Project Team.
9: Conducting Procurements and Sharing Information.
10: Measuring and Controlling Project Performance.
11: Controlling Work Results.
12: Closing the Project and Applying Professional Responsibility.
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions.
Appendix B Process Inputs and Outputs.
Appendix C about the Additional Study Tools.