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PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Book Description

This completely updated guide prepares you for taking the PMP certification exam

As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and helps you navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified. Plus, new review questions written by the author serve to enhance your learning process.

  • Contains all things related to becoming PMP certified, from signing up to take the exam to becoming savvy with the essential areas of PMBOK

  • Helps you make sense of each domain of the PMBOK: communications management, cost management, human resources management, integration management, procurement management, quality management, risk management, scope management, and time management

  • Offers complete coverage of the challenging PMP certification requirements as well as a large selection of practice questions

  • Features an accompanying website that contains the Dummies Test Engine that boasts hundreds of sample questions

This comprehensive guide will put you on your way to becoming PMP certified.

Note: The ebook version does not provide access to the companion files.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. Book I: PMP Foundation
    1. Chapter 1: The PMP Exam
    2. Chapter 2: Foundations of Project Management
    3. Chapter 3: Project Life Cycles, Organizational Structures, and Organizational Process Assets
    4. Chapter 4: It's All about the Process
  6. Book II: Starting Off Right
    1. Chapter 1: OMG! It's a Project!
    2. Chapter 2: Chartering Your Project
    3. Chapter 3: Identifying Project Stakeholders
  7. Book III: Planning Integration, Scope, and Schedule
    1. Chapter 1: Constructing the Project Management Plan
    2. Chapter 2: Defining Project Scope
    3. Chapter 3: Creating Your Schedule
  8. Book IV: Planning Cost, Quality, Human Resources, and Communication
    1. Chapter 1: Estimating the Price Tag
    2. Chapter 2: Planning for Quality
    3. Chapter 3: Identifying Your Team Members
    4. Chapter 4: 90 Percent of Your Job Is Communication
  9. Book V: Planning for Risks, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management
    1. Chapter 1: Identifying What Could Go Wrong
    2. Chapter 2: Getting Help - Procuring Project Scope
    3. Chapter 3: Who Are All These People? Planning Stakeholder Management
  10. Book VI: Managing Your Project
    1. Chapter 1: Managing the Work and Assuring Quality
    2. Chapter 2: Managing the People Side of Your Project
    3. Chapter 3: Getting the Word Out to Stakeholders and Contractors
  11. Book VII: Controlling Scope and Schedule
    1. Chapter 1: Monitoring, Controlling, and Managing Change
    2. Chapter 2: Controlling Project Scope
    3. Chapter 3: Controlling Your Schedule
  12. Book VIII: Controlling Cost, Quality, and More
    1. Chapter 1: Controlling Cost and Using Earned Value
    2. Chapter 2: Controlling Quality
    3. Chapter 3: Controlling Communications and Stakeholders
    4. Chapter 4: Managing Your Risks and Procurements
  13. Book IX: Closing Your Project and the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    1. Chapter 1: Closing Your Contracts and Your Project
    2. Chapter 2: The PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    3. Appendix A: What's on the Website
    4. Appendix B: Practice Test
    5. Sample Test Answers
    6. Appendix C: Lab Work
    7. Appendix D: Exam Objective Cross Walk
    8. Appendix E: Glossary
  14. About the Authors
  15. Cheat Sheet
  16. Connect with Dummies