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Pmp Certification All-In-One for Dummies

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Publisher Comments:

9 Books in One
  • PMP Foundation
  • Starting Off Right
  • Planning Integration, Scope, and Schedule
  • Planning Cost, Quality, Human Resources, and Communication
  • Planning for Risks, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management
  • Managing Your Project
  • Controlling Scope and Schedule
  • Controlling Cost, Quality, and More
  • Closing Your Project and the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

It's a tough exam. This friendly, plain-English guide boosts your chance of success!

If you've committed to gaining PMP certification, you know it's challenging. This guide can be your best study buddy! Clearly organized into minibooks, each of which explores a specific theme or topic, this book helps you organize your studies and assures that you are covering every aspect of the exam. As your knowledge grows, so will your confidence!

  • Off to a good start — understand how the exam is scored, essential overall concepts, and how to initiate a project
  • Plan, plan, plan — learn to incorporate critical elements into your plan, such as scope, schedule, cost, human resources, risk analysis, and more
  • You'll manage — study the interpersonal skills required to manage your team and your stakeholders' expectations
  • The control factor — see how to control costs, scheduling, communications, and more while you're monitoring progress
  • Be a pro — review the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

Open the book and find:

  • How the application process works
  • What a charter is and why you need one
  • Steps for constructing a project management plan
  • Advice on estimating costs, duration, and staffing needs
  • How to manage change as the project progresses
  • Ways to maintain control of the project
  • The process of closing a project
  • Plenty of test-taking tips

Synopsis:

This completely updated guide prepares you for taking the PMP certification exam

As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and helps you navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified. Plus, new review questions written by the author serve to enhance your learning process.

  • Contains all things related to becoming PMP certified, from signing up to take the exam to becoming savvy with the essential areas of PMBOK
  • Helps you make sense of each domain of the PMBOK: communications management, cost management, human resources management, integration management, procurement management, quality management, risk management, scope management, and time management
  • Offers complete coverage of the challenging PMP certification requirements as well as a large selection of practice questions
  • Features an accompanying website that contains the Dummies Test Engine that boasts hundreds of sample questions

This comprehensive guide will put you on your way to becoming PMP certified.

Synopsis:

  • PMP Certification All-In-One For Dummies 2e will be completely updated to reflect changes coming to the PMBOK in 2013. The book provides the reader with 800+ pages of fresh, new, and totally up-to-date comprehensive content designed to correlate with the knowledge tested in the domains of the PMBOK as required to be PMP certified. The book also helps the reader navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified.  The book will be packed with review questions written by the author.
  • The accompanying website contains the Dummies Test Engine, an exclusive, fully customizable test-prep software package containing hundreds of sample questions based on the tone and content of the actual exam.

About the Author

Cynthia Snyder is a professional project management instructor and consultant. She was project manager for PMBOK Guide, 4th Edition, and serves on the PMI Standards Member Advisory Group. She received the Distinguished Contribution Award from PMI in 2009.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book I: PMP Foundation 9

Chapter 1: The PMP Exam 11

Chapter 2: Foundations of Project Management 25

Chapter 3: Project Life Cycles, Organizational Structures, and Organizational Process Assets 41

Chapter 4: It’s All about the Process 61

Book II: Starting Off Right 91

Chapter 1: OMG! It’s a Project! 93

Chapter 2: Chartering Your Project 113

Chapter 3: Identifying Project Stakeholders 133

Book III: Planning Integration, Scope, and Schedule 151

Chapter 1: Constructing the Project Management Plan 153

Chapter 2: Defi ning Project Scope 175

Chapter 3: Creating Your Schedule 211

Book IV: Planning Cost, Quality, Human Resources, and Communication 261

Chapter 1: Estimating the Price Tag 263

Chapter 2: Planning for Quality 289

Chapter 3: Identifying Your Team Members 313

Chapter 4: 90 Percent of Your Job Is Communication 329

Book V: Planning for Risks, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management 347

Chapter 1: Identifying What Could Go Wrong 349

Chapter 2: Getting Help — Procuring Project Scope 395

Chapter 3: Who Are All These People? Planning Stakeholder Management 419

Book VI: Managing Your Project 433

Chapter 1: Managing the Work and Assuring Quality 435

Chapter 2: Managing the People Side of Your Project 459

Chapter 3: Getting the Word Out to Stakeholders and Contractors 493

Book VII: Controlling Scope and Schedule 519

Chapter 1: Monitoring, Controlling, and Managing Change 521

Chapter 2: Controlling Project Scope 555

Chapter 3: Controlling Your Schedule 573

Book VIII: Controlling Cost, Quality, and More 591

Chapter 1: Controlling Cost and Using Earned Value 593

Chapter 2: Controlling Quality 623

Chapter 3: Controlling Communications and Stakeholders 647

Chapter 4: Managing Your Risks and Procurements 661

Book IX: Closing Your Project and the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct 687

Chapter 1: Closing Your Contracts and Your Project 689

Chapter 2: The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct 713

Appendix A: What’s on the Website 733

Appendix B: Practice Test 737

Appendix C: Lab Work 765

Appendix D: Exam Objective Cross Walk 791

Appendix E: Glossary 803

Index 843

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9781118540121
Author:
Stackpole Snyder, Cynthia
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For Dummies
Author:
Cynthia Stackpole Snyder
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Snyder, Cynthia
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"Synopsis" by , This completely updated guide prepares you for taking the PMP certification exam

As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and helps you navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified. Plus, new review questions written by the author serve to enhance your learning process.

  • Contains all things related to becoming PMP certified, from signing up to take the exam to becoming savvy with the essential areas of PMBOK
  • Helps you make sense of each domain of the PMBOK: communications management, cost management, human resources management, integration management, procurement management, quality management, risk management, scope management, and time management
  • Offers complete coverage of the challenging PMP certification requirements as well as a large selection of practice questions
  • Features an accompanying website that contains the Dummies Test Engine that boasts hundreds of sample questions

This comprehensive guide will put you on your way to becoming PMP certified.

"Synopsis" by ,
  • PMP Certification All-In-One For Dummies 2e will be completely updated to reflect changes coming to the PMBOK in 2013. The book provides the reader with 800+ pages of fresh, new, and totally up-to-date comprehensive content designed to correlate with the knowledge tested in the domains of the PMBOK as required to be PMP certified. The book also helps the reader navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified.  The book will be packed with review questions written by the author.
  • The accompanying website contains the Dummies Test Engine, an exclusive, fully customizable test-prep software package containing hundreds of sample questions based on the tone and content of the actual exam.
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