Ace your preparation for the skills measured by the updated PMP Exam, aligned with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam task. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time.
Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering these tasks:
Initiating the project
Planning the project
Executing the project
Monitoring and controlling the project
Closing the project
Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.
Chapter 1 Understanding foundational concepts of project management
The purpose of the PMBOK® Guide
What is a project, a program, and a portfolio?
What is project management?
Project management, operations management, and organizational strategy