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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep, 6th Edition

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The Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation course is an essential course to gain the fundamental and necessary knowledge to pass the PMP exam. The course concentrates on the exam topics of the PMP exam with a wide collection of real-world scenarios, study aids, exam preparation tips and learning tools. The course uses the Project Management Institute (PMI) terminology and is based on the PMBOK, Sixth edition. The PMP certification is a popular certification exam for project managers working in any organization. The course covers the exam topics of the PMP exam in detail and enables the candidates to pass the exam in first attempt. The course is based on the updated project management guidelines in the PMBOK guide, 6th edition. Note: PMI, Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), CAPM, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), PMI-RMP, PMBOK, PgMP, PULSE OF THE PROFESSION, THE PMI TALENT TRIANGLE and The PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. Course Introduction 1
    3. Course Introduction 2
    4. Instructor Introduction
  2. Chapter 01 - Application and the PMP® Exam
    1. Application and the PMP Exam
    2. Extra Reading
    3. The Acme Widget Factory
    4. Project Management Professional
    5. How Do I Become A PMP?
    6. PMP Application
    7. PMP Exam
    8. PMP Exam - Initiating Part1
    9. PMP Exam - Initiating Part2
    10. PMP Exam - Planning Part1
    11. PMP Exam - Planning Part2
    12. PMP Exam - Planning Part3
    13. PMP Exam - Executing
    14. PMP Exam - Monitoring & Controlling
    15. PMP Exam - Closing Part1
    16. PMP Exam - Closing Part2
    17. PMP Exam
    18. PMP Exam (Cont.)
    19. PMP Exam (Cont.)
    20. Test-Taking Strategies
  3. Chapter 02 - Types of Exam Questions
    1. Types of Exam Questions
    2. Two Right Answers / Made up Terms
    3. Two Right Answers
    4. Situational Questions
    5. Extraneous Information
    6. Understanding vs. Memorization
    7. Questions With Invented Terms
    8. Answers With More than One Component
    9. PMI’isms
    10. PMI’isms (continue)
    11. The Exam – Why People Fail
  4. Chapter 03 - The Basics of Project Management - Part 01
    1. Organizations and Project Management
    2. Differentiation vs. Integration
    3. Organic or Simple
    4. A Functional Organization
    5. Potential Advantages of a Functional Organization
    6. Potential Issues with a Functional Organization
    7. A Projectized Organization (PBO)
    8. Potential Advantages of a Projectized Organization
    9. Potential Issues with a Projectized Organization
    10. The Matrix Organization
    11. A Weak Matrix Organization
    12. A Balanced Matrix Organization
    13. A Strong Matrix Organization
    14. Potential Advantages of a Matrix Organization
    15. Potential Issues with a Matrix Organization
    16. Organizations Table
  5. Chapter 03 - The Basics of Project Management - Part 02
    1. The Basics of Project Management
    2. What is Project Management?
    3. Projects and Operations
    4. Programs and Portfolios
    5. Organizational Project Management
    6. Key Terms Part1
    7. Key Terms Part2
    8. Key Terms Part3
    9. Key Terms Part4
    10. Key Terms – Life Cycles
    11. Key Terms (Cont.)
    12. It’s all about managing six (6) things. It’s simple really…
    13. Plan - Do - Check - Act
    14. Project Life Cycle Part1
    15. Project Life Cycle Part2
    16. Project Life Cycle Part3
    17. The Big 3 Life Cycles
    18. Keys to the Predictive Waterfall Model
    19. The Basic Predictive Model
    20. Keys to the Predictive Model
    21. Keys Challenges to the Predictive Model
    22. The Iterative Life Cycles
    23. Advantages of the Iterative Model
    24. Challenges of the Iterative Model
    25. Prototyping
    26. Reasons to Prototype
    27. Dangers of Prototyping
    28. Managing WIP Part1
    29. Managing WIP Part2
    30. Foundation
    31. Scrum
    32. A Project Vision
    33. Product Backlog
    34. The Scrum Roles
    35. Scrum (Cont.)
    36. The Team Board
    37. Burndown Chart
    38. Sprint Planning Meeting
    39. The Daily Scrum
    40. Sprint Review
    41. Sprint Retrospective
    42. Scrum Timeline
    43. PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas
    44. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended Part1
    45. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended Part2
    46. Ten Knowledge Areas Extended Part3
    47. The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined
  6. Chapter 04 - Project Integration Management
    1. Project Integration Management
    2. Integration Management
    3. 4.1 Develop Project Charter Part1
    4. 4.1 Develop Project Charter Part2
    5. The Business Case Part1
    6. The Business Case Part2
    7. The Business Case Part3
    8. 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan Part1
    9. 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan Part2
    10. 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan Part3
    11. Baselines, Logs & Registers
    12. Project Management Plan
    13. 4.3 Direct & Manage Project Work Part1
    14. 4.3 Direct & Manage Project Work Part2
    15. 4.4 Manage Project Knowledge Part1
    16. 4.4 Manage Project Knowledge Part2
    17. 4.5 Monitor & Control Project Work Part1
    18. 4.5 Monitor & Control Project Work Part2
    19. 4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control Part1
    20. 4.6 Perform Integrated Change Control Part2
    21. 4.7 Close Project or Phase Part1
    22. 4.7 Close Project or Phase Part2
    23. Project Integration Management - Summary
  7. Chapter 05 - Project Scope Management
    1. Project Scope Management
    2. Scope Management
    3. The Product vs. Project Scope
    4. The Scope Management Plan Answers…
    5. The Steps in Scope Management
    6. How Scope is Measured
    7. 5.1 Plan Scope Management Part1
    8. 5.1 Plan Scope Management Part2
    9. 5.2 Collect Requirements Part1
    10. 5.2 Collect Requirements Part2
    11. Requirements Data Gathering
    12. Voting
    13. Idea Mapping Guidelines
    14. Brainstorming Steps
    15. 5.3 Define Scope Part1
    16. 5.3 Define Scope Part2
    17. Charter vs. Scope Statement
    18. 5.4 Create WBS
    19. WBS Terminology
    20. Components of the WBS
    21. Effective WBS’s
    22. 5.4 Create WBS (Cont.)
    23. 5.5 Validate Scope Part1
    24. 5.5 Validate Scope Part2
    25. 5.6 Control Scope Part1
    26. 5.6 Control Scope Part2
    27. Project Scope Management - Summary
  8. Chapter 06 - Project Schedule Management
    1. Project Schedule Management
    2. Schedule Management
    3. 6.1 Plan Schedule Management Part1
    4. 6.1 Plan Schedule Management Part2
    5. 6.2 Define Activities
    6. Rolling Wave Planning
    7. 6.2 Define Activities (Cont.)
    8. 6.3 Sequence Activities
    9. PDM
    10. Conditional Diagramming
    11. Dependencies
    12. Leads & Lag
    13. 6.3 Sequence Activities (Cont.)
    14. Dependency Determination
    15. Leads & Lag (Cont.)
    16. 6.4 Estimate Activity Durations Part1
    17. 6.4 Estimate Activity Durations Part2
    18. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Part1
    19. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Part2
    20. Distributions
    21. Reserves
    22. Agile Estimation
    23. 6.5 Develop Schedule
    24. The Critical Path Method Part1
    25. The Critical Path Method Part2
    26. The Critical Path Method Part3
    27. Resource Optimization Part1
    28. Resource Optimization Part2
    29. A Sample Story Map
    30. 6.5 Develop Schedule (Cont.)
    31. Leveling vs. Smoothing Part1
    32. Leveling vs. Smoothing Part2
    33. Leveling vs. Smoothing Part3
    34. Other Terms
    35. Crashing vs. Fast Tracking
    36. Gantt Charts
    37. Milestone Chart
    38. 6.6 Control Schedule Part1
    39. 6.6 Control Schedule Part2
    40. Project Time Management – Summary
  9. Chapter 07 - Project Cost Management
    1. Project Cost Management
    2. Cost Management Part1
    3. Cost Management Part2
    4. 7.1 Plan Cost Management Part1
    5. 7.1 Plan Cost Management Part 2
    6. 7.2 Estimate Costs Part1
    7. 7.2 Estimate Costs Part2
    8. 7.2 Estimate Costs Part3
    9. 7.3 Determine Budget
    10. Accounting Terms
    11. 7.3 Determine Budget (Cont.)
    12. Funding Requirements
    13. Depreciation Part1
    14. Depreciation Part2
    15. Depreciation Part3
    16. 7.4 Control Costs Part1
    17. 7.4 Control Costs Part2
    18. Cumulative Cost Curve
    19. In Alphabetical Order
    20. Forecasting - ETC
    21. Forecasting – EAC
    22. Forecasting – TCPI
    23. Earned Schedule Theory Part1
    24. Earned Schedule Theory Part2
    25. Earned Schedule Theory Part3
    26. Cost Management – Summary
  10. Chapter 08 - Project Quality Management
    1. Project Quality Management
    2. Quality Management
    3. Key Terms Part1
    4. Key Terms Part2
    5. Thought Leaders
    6. 8.1 Plan Quality
    7. Cost of Quality Part1
    8. Cost of Quality Part2
    9. Flowcharts Part1
    10. Flowcharts Part2
    11. SIPOC
    12. SIPOC Steps
    13. SIPOC (Cont.)
    14. Logical Data Model Part1
    15. Logical Data Model Part2
    16. Logical Data Model Part3
    17. Matrix Diagrams
    18. Matrix Diagram Symbols
    19. Sample Matrix Diagrams
    20. Test Driven Development (TDD) Part1
    21. Test Driven Development (TDD) Part2
    22. Test Driven Development (TDD) Part3
    23. Test Driven Development (TDD) Part4
    24. Test Driven Development (TDD) Part5
    25. Refactoring
    26. Types of Refactoring Part1
    27. Types of Refactoring Part2
    28. Types of Refactoring Part3
    29. 8.2 Manage Quality Part1
    30. 8.2 Manage Quality Part2
    31. Root Cause Analysis Part1
    32. Root Cause Analysis Part2
    33. Affinity Diagrams
    34. Affinity Diagrams Steps
    35. Affinity Diagrams (Cont.)
    36. Cause and Effect Diagram
    37. Histogram Sample
    38. Scatter Diagram
    39. Control and Limits
    40. Pareto Diagrams
    41. Run Chart
    42. Design For X
    43. Problem Solving
    44. Benchmarking
    45. Design of Experiments (DOE)
    46. 8.3 Control Quality Part1
    47. 8.3 Control Quality Part2
    48. 7 Basic Quality Tools
    49. Check or Tally Sheets
    50. Statistical Sampling Terms
    51. Statistical Terms
    52. Statistical Example
    53. Project Quality Management – Summary Part1
    54. Project Quality Management – Summary Part2
  11. Chapter 09 - Project Resource Management
    1. Project Resource Management
    2. The Processes that Organize All Project Resources
    3. 9.1 Plan Resources Management Part1
    4. 9.1 Plan Resources Management Part2
    5. Team Charter
    6. Organization Chart
    7. Responsibility Assignment Matrix
    8. Common Theories Part1
    9. Common Theories Part2
    10. McGregor’s Theory of X and Y
    11. Hertzberg’s Theory
    12. Theory Z
    13. Resource Management Plan
    14. 9.2 Estimate Activity Resources Part1
    15. 9.2 Estimate Activity Resources Part2
    16. 9.3 Acquire Resources Part1
    17. 9.3 Acquire Resources Part2
    18. 9.4 Develop Team Part1
    19. 9.4 Develop Team Part2
    20. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Mode Part1
    21. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Mode Part2
    22. Speed B. Leas Conflict Model
    23. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
    24. Absence of Trust Part1
    25. Absence of Trust Part2
    26. Absence of Conflict Part1
    27. Absence of Conflict Part2
    28. Lack of Commitment Part1
    29. Lack of Commitment Part2
    30. Avoidance of Accountability Part1
    31. Avoidance of Accountability Part2
    32. Inattention to Results Part1
    33. Inattention to Results Part2
    34. 9.5 Manage Team Part1
    35. 9.5 Manage Team Part2
    36. Emotional Intelligence Part1
    37. Emotional Intelligence Part2
    38. Ability -Based EI Model
    39. Goleman’s Mixed EI Model
    40. Trait EI Model
    41. Leadership Styles
    42. Theories of Management Style Part1
    43. Theories of Management Style Part2
    44. Sources of Power
    45. Servant Leadership
    46. Management vs. Leadership
    47. Adaptive Leadership
    48. 9.6 Control Resources Part1
    49. 9.6 Control Resources Part2
    50. Final Terms
    51. Project Resources Management – Summary
  12. Chapter 10 - Project Communications Management
    1. Project Communications Management
    2. Communications Management
    3. Communications Dimensions Part1
    4. Communications Dimensions Part2
    5. Communications Terms
    6. The Communication Model
    7. The Formula for One -to -one Communications
    8. Didactic Communication Example
    9. Styles
    10. 10.1 Plan Communications Management Part1
    11. 10.1 Plan Communications Management Part2
    12. Stakeholder Engagement Matrix
    13. The Communications Management Plan
    14. 10.2 Manage Communications
    15. Communications Techniques and Considerations
    16. 10.2 Manage Communications (Cont.)
    17. 10.3 Monitor Communications
    18. 10.3 Control Communications
    19. Communications Management - Summary
  13. Chapter 11 - Project Risk Management
    1. Project Risk Management
    2. Risk Management
    3. Risk
    4. Project Risks
    5. Types of Risks
    6. Key Terms Part1
    7. Key Terms Part2
    8. 11.1 Plan Risk Management Part1
    9. 11.1 Plan Risk Management Part2
    10. Included in the Risk Management Plan
    11. Sample RBS
    12. Scales for Impact and Probability
    13. Sample Impact Matrix
    14. 11.2 Identify Risks Part1
    15. 11.2 Identify Risks Part2
    16. Brainstorming Part1
    17. Brainstorming Part2
    18. Delphi Technique
    19. SWOT Analysis
    20. Prompt Lists
    21. The Risk Register
    22. 11.3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Part1
    23. 11.3 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Part2
    24. Risk Parameters Part1
    25. Risk Parameters Part2
    26. Probability & Impact Matrix
    27. 11.4 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Part1
    28. 11.4 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Part2
    29. Influence Diagrams Part1
    30. Influence Diagrams Part2
    31. Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
    32. Decision Tree Analysis Part1
    33. Decision Tree Analysis Part2
    34. Data Modeling - Simulation
    35. 11.5 Plan Risk Responses Part1
    36. 11.5 Plan Risk Responses Part2
    37. Response Strategies
    38. Risk Register Updates
    39. 11.6 Implement Risk Responses
    40. 11.6 Plan Implement Responses
    41. 11.7 Monitor Risks Part1
    42. 11.7 Monitor Risks Part2
    43. Project Risk Management – Summary Part1
    44. Project Risk Management – Summary Part2
  14. Chapter 12 - Project Procurement Management
    1. Project Procurement Management
    2. Procurement Management
    3. Procurement PMIisms
    4. Procurement Terms Part1
    5. Procurement Terms Part2
    6. Procurement Terms Part3
    7. Procurement Terms Part4
    8. 12.1 Plan Procurement Management Part1
    9. 12.1 Plan Procurement Management Part2
    10. Source Selection Analysis
    11. Procurement Management Plan
    12. Bid Documents
    13. Procurement Statement of Work
    14. 3 Types
    15. Procurement Documents
    16. Contract
    17. 12.2 Conduct Procurements Part1
    18. 12.2 Conduct Procurements Part2
    19. Negotiating Tactics Part1
    20. Negotiating Tactics Part2
    21. Source Selection Criteria
    22. 12.3 Control Procurements Part1
    23. 12.3 Control Procurements Part2
    24. Negotiate Settlements
    25. Project Procurement Management – Summary
  15. Chapter 13 - Project Stakeholder Management
    1. Project Stakeholder Management
    2. Stakeholder Management
    3. 13.1 Identify Stakeholders Part1
    4. 13.1 Identify Stakeholders Part2
    5. Brain Writing – Data Gathering Part1
    6. Brain Writing – Data Gathering Part2
    7. Data Analysis for Stakeholders
    8. Classification Models for Stakeholder Analysis
    9. Stakeholder Prioritization
    10. Salience Model Part1
    11. Salience Model Part2
    12. Salience Model Part3
    13. Salience Model Part4
    14. Direction of Influence
    15. Stakeholder Engagement Classification
    16. 13.2 Plan Stakeholder Management Part1
    17. 13.2 Plan Stakeholder Management Part2
    18. 13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement Part1
    19. 13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement Part2
    20. 13.4 Monitor Stakeholder Engagement Part1
    21. 13.4 Monitor Stakeholder Engagement Part2
    22. Project Stakeholder Management – Summary
  16. Chapter 14 - Professional Responsibility
    1. Professional Responsibility
    2. Duty to the Profession
    3. Scope & Estimates Part1
    4. Scope & Estimates Part2
    5. Authority
    6. Above All Else…Part1
    7. Above All Else…Part2
    8. Course Closure