Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam

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AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, 2005 - Business & Economics - 379 pages
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"In order to get through the Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) Certification Exam with flying colors, you need a truly superior test preparation tool. Completely updated to reflect the most recent version of the test, the new third edition of Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) Certification Exam leaves no stone unturned in getting you ready for every competency area covered on the exam.

Long respected as a "project manager's lifesaver," the book is an essential desk reference as well as a superior guide to taking the exam. The book reveals how best to answer exam questions on defining, budgeting, assigning, and executing projects of all types and scopes, and includes sample questions in situational format, numerous case studies, and other valuable practice tools.

In addition, you'll find new material on subjects including:

* program management * portfolio management * project environment * organizational environment * project management offices * process groups * and more

With all the latest changes in project management, the PMP(R) exam is tougher than ever. Hard work and careful preparation can make the critical difference between achieving certification...and having to start over. Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) Certification Exam, now completely updated and revised, contains the latest and most complete test-preparation material available anywhere. It is still the ultimate go-to guide for anyone studying for the exam."

 

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Contents

Scope Management
18
Time Management
47
Cost Management
77
Quality Management
103
Human Resources Management
118
Motivation
125
Power
135
Communications Management
144
Risk Management
160
Contract and Procurement Management
192
Professional Responsibility
207
What Is the PMP Exam Like?
213
Probability Distributions
357
Bibliography
365
About the Author
379
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About the author (2005)

Michael W. Newell, PMP, ENP, is vice president of PSM Consulting and has thirty-five years of experience as a project manager. He teaches project management at colleges and corporations all over the world. He lives in Slidell, Louisiana.

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