Synopses & Reviews
Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit:
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.
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Maximize your performance on the 2011 PMP Exam with this Study Kit from Microsoft Press®. This 2-in-1 kit includes a comprehensive study guide for 42 processes and nine knowledge areas in the PMBOK® Guide. Work at your own pace through the practical exercises, then assess your skills with online practice questions—featuring multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs.
Ace your preparation for the 2011 PMP Exam with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press®. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with the electronic practice test—featuring multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs.
Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:
- Initiate the Project
- Plan the Project
- Execute the Project
- Monitor and Control the Project
- Close the Project
About the Author
Sean Whitaker, BA, MSc, MBA, PMP has a diverse project management background having successfully managed complex projects in the construction, telecommunications and IT industries. He brings this diversity of experience into sharp focus with his emphasis on professional and appropriate, or practically perfect, project management. Sean regularly teaches and speaks about professional project management, and has been a long term volunteer with the Project Management Institute. He is also the co-founder of Falcon Training, one of the world’s best project management training companies. Sean lives in New Zealand and when not writing about, speaking about, or teaching project management manages to find time to pursue his musical hobbies.
Table of Contents
- Preparing for the exam
- Chapter 1: Understanding foundational concepts of project management
- Chapter 2: Integration management
- Chapter 3: Scope management
- Chapter 4: Time management
- Chapter 5: Cost management
- Chapter 6: Quality management
- Chapter 7: Human resource management
- Chapter 8: Communications management
- Chapter 9: Risk management
- Chapter 10: Procurement management
- Chapter 11: Stakeholder management
- Chapter 12: Ethics and professional conduct
- About the author