PMP Exam Cram 2, Second Edition

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PMP Exam Cram™ 2, Second Edition
By Michael Solomon
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Publisher: Que
Pub Date: October 25, 2005
ISBN: 0-7897-3462-1
Pages: 312
 

Table of Contents  | Index

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The PMP Exam Cram 2, Second Edition provides PMP exam candidates a condensed and focused study vehicle. Organized for optimal learning of criccal project management steps, it covers all objective areas presented by PMI. Candidates using the PMP Exam Cram 2, Second Edition will be able to easily decipher and effectively use PMI's PMBOK. You'll also find notes, tips and cautions to extend on PMP content, and it will explain the differences between traditional methods of project management and what PMI considers to be good project management techniques. Exam Alerts will help alert you to content that will most likely appear on the PMP exam, and practice questions are found both in the book and on the accompanying CD-ROM. You'll even be prepared for last-minute studying with the Cram Sheet tearcard. Give yourself the best chance possible for a great test score with the PMP Exam Cram 2, Second Edition.

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book cover
PMP Exam Cram™ 2, Second Edition
By Michael Solomon
...............................................
Publisher: Que
Pub Date: October 25, 2005
ISBN: 0-7897-3462-1
Pages: 312
 

Table of Contents  | Index


   Copyright
   About the Authors
   Acknowledgments
   We Want to Hear from You!
   Introduction
      The Project Management Institute
      What's New in the PMBOK, Third Edition
      The PMP Certification Process
      About the Book
      Using This Book
   Self-Assessment
      PMP in the Real World
      The Ideal PMP Candidate
      Testing Your Exam Readiness
      Pretest
    Chapter 1.  Project Management Framework Fundamentals
      Understanding the Project Management Framework
      What a Project Is and What It Is Not
      What Project Management Is
      Project Management Knowledge Areas
      Knowledge Area Changes in the PMBOK Guide, Third Edition
      How Project Management Affects Other Areas of Management
      Understanding Project Life Cycles
      Who Are the Stakeholders?
      Working with Organizational Politics and Influences
      Differentiating Functional, Matrix, and Projectized Organizational Structures
      Understanding the Project Environment
      Managing the Triple Constraint
      Project Management Process Groups
      Understanding Project Life Cycle and Project Management Processes Relationships
      Processes, Process Groups, and Knowledge Areas
      Understanding Process Interaction Customization
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 2.  Understanding Project Initiation
      The Function of Project Initiation
      The Project Charter and Its Purpose
      The Project Manager Assignment
      Developing the Project Charter—Tools and Techniques
      Using Management by Objectives
      Accounting Concepts Used with Project Initiation
      Developing the Preliminary Project Scope Statement
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 3.  The Project Planning Process Group
      Understanding PMI's Project Planning Process Group
      Exploring Key Aspects of the Planning Processes
      Developing the Project Management Plan
      Scope Management
      Activity Planning—From WBS to Project Schedule
      Critical Cost Estimating Factors
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 4.  Elements of Project Planning
      Additional Project Management Plan Components
      Understanding Key Risk Management Principles and PMI's Risk Management Philosophy
      The Risk Methodology
      Activity Resource Estimating, Cost Estimating, and Organizational Planning
      Understanding Key Quality Management Principles and PMI's Management Philosophy
      Understanding Key Procurement Management Principles and PMI's Procurement Management Philosophy
      Building a Communication Plan
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 5.  Project Management Executing Processes
      Executing a Project Management Plan
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 6.  Project Control
      What Is Project Control?
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 7.  Project Closing
      The Project Closing Process Group
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 8.  Professional Responsibility
      PMI PMP Code of Professional Conduct
      Understanding Responsibilities to the Profession
      Understanding Responsibilities to Customers and the Public
      Conclusions
      Exam Prep Questions
      Answers to Exam Prep Questions
      Need to Know More?
    Chapter 9.  PMP Practice Exam 1
      Test-taking Tips
      Passing the Exam
      Exam Topics
      Exam Questions
    Chapter 10.  Answers to Practice Exam 1
    Chapter 11.  PMP Practice Exam 2
    Chapter 12.  Answers to Practice Exam 2
    Appendix A.  CD Contents and Installation Instructions
      Multiple Test Modes
      Question Types
      Random Questions and Order of Answers
      Detailed Explanations of Correct and Incorrect Answers
      Attention to Exam Objectives
      Installing the CD
      Technical Support
    Appendix B.  Additional Resources
      Websites
      Books
   Glossary
   Index
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