PMP: Project Management Professional Study Guide, 3rd Edition
KEY TOPICS INCLUDE:
Project Initiation. Determining project goals, determining deliverables, determining process outputs, documenting constraints, documenting assumptions, defining strategies, producing formal documentation.
Project Planning. Refining a project, creating a WBS, developing a resource management plan, determining resource requirements, defining budgets, refining time and costs estimates, establishing project controls, obtaining plan approval.
Project Execution. Committing and implementing resources, managing and communicating progress, implementing quality assurance procedures.
Project Control. Measuring performance, refining control links, taking corrective action, evaluating effectiveness of corrective action, ensuring plan compliance, reassessing control plans, responding to risk event triggers, monitor project activity.
Project Closing. Obtaining acceptance of deliverables, documenting lessons learned, facilitating closure, preserving product records and tools, releasing resources.
Professional Responsibility. Ensuring integrity, contributing to knowledge base, balancing stakeholder interests, respecting differences.
Chapter 1: What Is a Project?
Chapter 2: Creating the Project Charter and Preliminary Scope Statement.
Chapter 3: Developing the Project Scope Statement.
Chapter 4: Creating the WBS and Communicating the Plan.
Chapter 5: Risk Planning.
Chapter 6: Resource Planning.
Chapter 7: Creating the Project Schedule and Budget.
Chapter 8: Developing the Project Team.
Chapter 9: Measuring and Controlling Project Performance.
Chapter 10: Monitoring and Controlling Change.
Chapter 11: Controlling Work Results and Closing Out the Project.
Chapter 12: Professional Responsibility.
- This unbeatable test-prep guide is now updated to reflect the new PMP certification exam version, which incorporates changes to the PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge
- Enhanced case studies and new practice questions
- The CD-ROM, packaged with every book, features four bonus exams–two for the PMP and two for the Certified Associate in Project Management–plus a testing engine, flashcards, and an e-book.
- Each chapter includes key terms and review questions
|Bonus Appendix A: Process Inputs and Outputs||1.69 MB||Click to Download|
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On page 107 the sentence "If push comes to shove during the project planning process, time might have to give because quality cannot" should be corrected to read instead as "If push comes to shove during the project planning process, quality might have to give because time cannot."
|266||Error in Table 7.1
Page 266: Table 7.1. The floats of activity number 2 and 3 should be 67 instead of 68
|CD Bonus Exams||n/a||CD-ROM Bonus Exam 2 Question 56
The formula shown in the answer to the question is the formula for typical variances.
In order to make the answer, "C 1333," consistent with the question and the formula in the explanation of the answer, append to the question the sentence
"You expect these variances to continue."
|5||188||Text Error in Real World Scenario
In the second-to-last bullet, "Mainframe connection," the probability is given as "high"
It should be "medium," so the line reads "Mainframe connection=medium"
Line 17 under Communications Planning Inputs (first sentence of third paragraph):
"The project scope management plan..."
"The project scope statement..."