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PMP (R) in Depth : Project Management Professional Certification Study Guide for the PMP (R) Exam

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Use this study guide to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
The revised third edition of the best-selling PMP in Depth, updated to the sixth edition of PMBOK, has a laser-sharp focus on the exam objectives for project managers and others who want to pass the PMP exam. No prior knowledge of project management is assumed.
The chapters and the sections within each chapter are presented in a logical learning sequence. The concepts and topics, both simple and complex, are clearly explained when they appear for the first time. This facilitates step-wise learning, prevents confusion, and makes this book useful for those who want to get up to speed quickly to pass the PMP exam, even if you are new to the discipline of project management.
This book tells the story of project management in a cohesive, concise, yet comprehensive fashion. Unlike most PMP exam books, PMP in Depth covers the material in the order in which projects are actually run in the real world. The book is an easy-to-understand guide that is valuable both before and after the exam.

What You'll Learn

Understand the body of knowledge required to earn the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Acquire the knowledge needed to enter the field of project management and successfully manage projects in any field



Who This Book Is For
Project management practitioners preparing for the PMP exam, entry-level project managers and project team members preparing for the PMP exam, beginners who want to join the field of project management and get up to speed quickly, project managers who need a quick and easy reference to the discipline of project management, and instructors and trainers who want a textbook for the PMP exam or a course on project management
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Product details

  • Paperback | 665 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 34.54mm | 1,027g
  • Berkley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd ed.
  • 55 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 665 p. 55 illus.
  • 1484239091
  • 9781484239094

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Use this study guide to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
The revised third edition of the best-selling PMP in Depth, updated to the sixth edition of PMBOK, has a laser-sharp focus on the exam objectives for project managers and others who want to pass the PMP exam. No prior knowledge of project management is assumed.
The chapters and the sections within each chapter are presented in a logical learning sequence. The concepts and topics, both simple and complex, are clearly explained when they appear for the first time. This facilitates step-wise learning, prevents confusion, and makes this book useful for those who want to get up to speed quickly to pass the PMP exam, even if you are new to the discipline of project management.
This book tells the story of project management in a cohesive, concise, yet comprehensive fashion. Unlike most PMP exam books, PMP in Depth covers the material in the order in which projects are actually run in the real world. The book is an easy-to-understand guide that is valuable both before and after the exam.
What You'll Learn: Understand the body of knowledge required to earn the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Acquire the knowledge needed to enter the field of project management and successfully manage projects in any field
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Table of contents

Part I: Initiating the Project.-

Chapter 1: Project Management Framework.-

Chapter 2: Project Environment.-

Chapter 3: Initiating the Project.-

Part II: Planning the Project.-

Chapter 4: Planning Project and Scope.-

Chapter 5: Planning for Project Schedule Management.-

Chapter 6: Planning for Project Resources, Cost, and Procurement.-

Chapter 7: Planning Quality and Risk Management.-

Chapter 8: Planning for Communication and Stakeholder Management.-

Part III: Executing the Project.-

Chapter 9: Managing Execution of Project Work .-

Chapter 10: Managing Project Resources.-

Chapter 11: Managing Communication and Stakeholder Engagement.-

Part IV: Monitoring and Controlling.-

Chapter 12: Monitoring and Controlling the Project Work.-

Chapter 13: Monitoring and Controlling the Scope, Schedule, and Resources.-

Chapter 14: Monitoring Stakeholder Engagement and Communication.-

Part V: Closing the Project.-

Chapter 15: Closing the Project.-

Appendix A: Answers and Solutions to Study Checkpoint Exercises.-

Appendix B: Answers and Explanations for Chapter Review Questions.-



Glossary.-
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About Paul Sanghera

Dr. Paul Sanghera is a leading expert in project management. He is a scientist, engineer, teacher, manager, and an author. He has years of diverse hands-on project management experience both in academic research labs from Cornell to CERN and in the high-tech computer industry from Novell to Netscape to MP3. Having worked in various roles including project manager, director of project management, director of software development, software developer, teacher and trainer, and scientist, Dr. Sanghera has developed a broad and deep comprehension of the global principles of project management applicable to all areas. In addition to authoring or coauthoring more than 150 science research papers published in American, Canadian, European, and international research journals, Dr. Sanghera has authored several books in science, technology, and project management.
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