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McGraw-Hill Education PMP Project Management Professional Exam

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We want to help you succeed on the PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL EXAM

McGraw-Hill Education: Project Management Professional Exam helps you prepare for this important test and earn the certification that will advance your career. Written by a project management expert and trainer, this book provides you with the intensive review and practice that will help you achieve the results you want. Covering all essential processes, this book shows you how project management theory works in practice. Inside you will find extensive review exercises, hundreds of practice questions, a complete practice exam, and experience-based tips to maximize your score. You'll be able to sharpen your skills and boost your confidence--and do your very best on test day.

Features:

  • One complete sample PMP exam
  • 300 additional test-like practice questions
  • Dozens of review exercises covering all project management knowledge areas
  • Clear explanations for all exercises and practice questions
  • Practical examples that show project management processes in the everyday workplace

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. CD Content
  5. Dedication
  6. Contents
  7. About This Book
  8. About the Author
  9. 1 Guide to Your PMP Certification
    1. The Exam Application Process
    2. About the Exam
    3. During the Exam
  10. 2 Project Management Framework
    1. Projects and Operations
    2. Project Management
    3. Life Cycles
    4. Projects and the Organization
    5. Stakeholders
  11. 3 Process Groups
    1. Process
    2. Initiating
    3. Planning
    4. Executing
    5. Monitoring and Controlling
    6. Closing
  12. 4 Integration Management
    1. Develop the Project Charter
    2. Develop the Project Management Plan
    3. Direct and Manage Project Work
    4. Monitor and Control Project Work
    5. Perform Integrated Change Control
    6. Close Project or Phase
    7. Process Exercises
  13. 5 Scope Management
    1. Plan Scope Management
    2. Collect Requirements
    3. Define Scope
    4. Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    5. Validate Scope
    6. Control Scope
    7. Process Exercises
  14. 6 Time Management
    1. Plan Schedule Management
    2. Define Activities
    3. Sequence Activities
    4. Estimate Activity Resources
    5. Estimate Activity Durations
    6. Develop Schedule
    7. Control Schedule
    8. Process Exercises
  15. 7 Cost Management
    1. Plan Cost Management
    2. Estimate Costs
    3. Determine Budget
    4. Control Costs
    5. Process Exercises
  16. 8 Quality Management
    1. Quality
    2. Plan Quality Management
    3. Perform Quality Assurance
    4. Control Quality
    5. Process Exercises
  17. 9 Human Resource Management
    1. Plan Human Resource Management
    2. Acquire Project Team
    3. Develop Project Team
    4. Manage Project Team
    5. Process Exercises
  18. 10 Communications Management
    1. The Project Manager and Communication
    2. Plan Communications Management
    3. Manage Communications
    4. Control Communications
    5. Process Exercises
  19. 11 Risk Management
    1. Risk
    2. Plan Risk Management
    3. Identify Risks
    4. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
    5. Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
    6. Plan Risk Responses
    7. Control Risks
    8. Process Exercises
  20. 12 Procurement Management
    1. Procurement
    2. Plan Procurement Management
    3. Conduct Procurements
    4. Control Procurements
    5. Close Procurements
    6. Process Exercises
  21. 13 Stakeholder Management
    1. Identify Stakeholders
    2. Plan Stakeholder Management
    3. Manage Stakeholder Engagement
    4. Control Stakeholder Engagement
    5. Process Exercises
  22. 14 Full-Length Practice Exam
  23. Appendix A Common Acronyms
  24. Appendix B Processes by Process Group
  25. Glossary
  26. Bibliography
  27. For Download