PMP Certification All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies
By Cynthia Snyder Stackpole
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: August 2011
Pages: 720

Prove your skills and pass the PMP certification exam — let this book be your tutor

No question about it — the Project Management Professional exam is challenging. This guide helps make the information in the PMBOK Guide more understandable, improving your chances of passing the exam on the first try. Each chapter helps you identify what you need to study and quizzes you on the material, while the practice exam on the CD helps you test yourself.

  • The concept — learn fundamental project management concepts, how the exam is developed and scored, and some test-taking tips

  • Starting out — explore initiating a project, chartering, identifying stakeholders, and planning the scope and schedule

  • Planning ahead — look at estimates and budgets and how to assign resources, anticipate risks, ensure communication, and build a project management plan

  • Take control — monitor and manage the project's scope, schedule, expenses, quality, and risks

  • Cross-cutting skills — understand the skills you need to effectively manage your project across all domains

Open the book and find:

  • How to define a project life cycle

  • Assorted project estimating methods

  • Timely timeline tips

  • Basic quality concepts and how to incorporate them

  • How to identify what could go wrong

  • The "people part" of projectmanagement

  • Different reporting methods and how to choose one

  • What to consider as you close your project

Bonus CD Includes

Dummies Test Engine, an exclusive practice exam with hundreds of sample questions based on the actual exam

System requirements: Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

9 books in 1

  • PMP Foundation

  • Starting Off Right

  • Planning Scope and Schedule

  • Planning Cost, Quality, Human Resources, and Communication

  • Planning for Risks, Procurement, and Integration

  • Managing Your Project

  • Controlling Change, Scope, Schedule, and Cost

  • Controlling Quality, Risks, and Contracts

  • Closing Your Project and the Code of Ethics

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