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CAPM/PMP Project Management All-in-One Exam Guide

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All-in-One is All You Need

Get complete coverage of all the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam topics from this comprehensive volume. Covering the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, expert exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Detailed and authoritative, this book serves as both a complete certification study guide and an essential on-the-job reference.

Get full details on all exam topics including how to:

  • Implement Project Integration Management
  • Plan and control project scope
  • Define, sequence, and manage project activities
  • Estimate and administer the project budget
  • Perform quality control
  • Acquire and manage the project team
  • Communicate project performance with stakeholders
  • Monitor and control project risks
  • Plan for procurement
  • Adhere to the PMP code of professional conduct

The CD-ROM features

  • Two full practice exams
  • Video training
  • Complete electronic book

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Dedication
  3. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
    1. About the Technical Editor
  4. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  5. INTRODUCTION
    1. PMP Exam Readiness Checklist
    2. CAPM Exam Readiness Checklist
  6. Project Management Foundation
    1. Preparing for the Exam
      1. All About the PMP Exam
      2. All About the CAPM Exam
      3. Money and Your Exam
      4. Passing the Exam
      5. What Your Exam Is Based On (PMBOK, Section 1.1)
      6. What Is a Project? (PMBOK, Section 1.2)
      7. What Is Project Management? (PMBOK, Section 1.3)
      8. Back to the PMBOK (PMBOK, Section 1.4)
      9. Being a Project Expert (PMBOK, Section 1.5)
      10. Examining the Project Management Context (PMBOK, Section 1.6)
      11. Chapter Summary
    2. Managing a Project
      1. Identifying the Project Life Cycle (PMBOK, Section 2.1)
      2. Meeting the Project Stakeholders (PMBOK, Section 2.2)
      3. Chapter Summary
      4. Case Study
    3. Examining the Project Processes
      1. Loving the Project Management Processes (PMBOK, Section 3.1)
      2. Chapter Summary
  7. Project Management Professional Testing Areas
    1. Managing Project Integration
      1. Developing the Project Charter (PMBOK, Section 4.1)
      2. Developing the Preliminary Project Scope Statement (PMBOK, Section 4.2)
      3. Developing the Project Management Plan (PMBOK, Section 4.3)
      4. Executing the Project Plan (PMBOK, Section 4.4)
      5. Monitoring and Controlling the Project (PMBOK, Section 4.5)
      6. Closing the Project (PMBOK, Section 4.7)
      7. Chapter Summary
    2. Managing the Project Scope
      1. Planning the Project Scope (PMBOK, Section 5.1)
      2. Defining the Project Scope (PMBOK, Section 5.2)
      3. Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (PMBOK, Section 5.3)
      4. Verifying the Project Scope (PMBOK, Section 5.4)
      5. Controlling the Project Scope (PMBOK, Section 5.5)
      6. Chapter Summary
    3. Managing Project Time
      1. Defining the Project Activities (PMBOK, Section 6.1)
      2. Sequencing the Project Work (PMBOK, Section 6.2)
      3. Estimating the Project Resources (PMBOK, Section 6.3)
      4. Estimating Activity Durations (PMBOK, Section 6.4)
      5. Developing the Project Schedule (PMBOK, Section 6.5)
      6. Considering the Outputs of Schedule Development
      7. Controlling the Project Schedule (PMBOK, Section 6.6)
      8. Chapter Summary
    4. Managing Project Costs
      1. Determining the Project Costs (PMBOK 7.1)
      2. Budgeting the Project (PMBOK, Section 7.2)
      3. Controlling Project Costs (PMBOK, Section 7.3)
      4. Using Earned Value Management (PMBOK, Section 7.3.2)
      5. Chapter Summary
    5. Managing Project Quality
      1. Planning for Quality (PMBOK, Section 8.1)
      2. Performing Quality Assurance (PMBOK, Section 8.2)
      3. Performing Quality Control (PMBOK, Section 8.3)
      4. Chapter Summary
    6. Managing Project Human Resources
      1. Planning for Human Resources
      2. Acquiring the Project Team (PMBOK, Section 9.2)
      3. Developing the Project Team (PMBOK, Section 9.3)
      4. Managing the Project Team (PMBOK, Section 9.4)
      5. Relating to Organizational Theories (PMBOK, Section 9.1.2.3)
      6. Chapter Summary
    7. Managing Project Communications
      1. Examining the Communications Foundation (PMBOK, Section 10)
      2. Planning for Communications (PMBOK, Section 10.1)
      3. Distributing Project Information (PMBOK, Section 10.2)
      4. Reporting Project Performance (PMBOK, Section 10.3)
      5. Managing Project Stakeholders (PMBOK, Section 10.4)
      6. Chapter Summary
    8. Managing Project Risks
      1. Planning for Risk Management (PMBOK, Section 11.1)
      2. Identifying the Project Risks (PMBOK, Section 11.2)
      3. Using Qualitative Risk Analysis (PMBOK, Section 11.3)
      4. Preparing for Quantitative Risk Analysis (PMBOK, Section 11.4)
      5. Planning for Risk Responses (PMBOK, Section 11.5)
      6. Monitoring and Controlling Project Risks (PMBOK, Section 11.6)
      7. Chapter Summary
    9. Introducing Project Procurement Management
      1. Planning for Procurement (PMBOK, Section 12.1)
      2. Planning for Contracting (PMBOK, Section 12.2)
      3. Requesting Seller Responses (PMBOK, Section 12.3)
      4. Selecting a Seller (PMBOK, Section 12.4)
      5. Performing Contract Administration (PMBOK, Section 12.5)
      6. Performing Contract Closure (PMBOK, Section 12.6)
      7. Chapter Summary
      8. Case Study
    10. PMP Code of Professional Conduct
      1. Understanding Your Responsibilities to the Profession
      2. Understanding Your Responsibilities to the Customer and the Public
      3. Summing Up the Code
  8. Appendixes
    1. Project Management Documents
    2. Passing the CAPM and the PMP Exam
      1. Tips to Pass the Exam
      2. Everything You Must Know
      3. A Letter to You
    3. Understanding the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
      1. Chapter One: Vision and Applicability
      2. Chapter Two: Responsibility as a Project Manager
      3. Chapter Three: Adhering to the Respect Value
      4. Chapter Four: Adhering to the Fairness Value
      5. Chapter Five: Adhering to Honesty
    4. About the CD-ROM
      1. Running the Project Seminars Video Samples
      2. Installing Total Seminars' Test Software
    5. GLOSSARY