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PMP: Project Management Professional Study Guide, 2nd Edition

PMP: Project Management Professional Study Guide, 2nd Edition

Kim Heldman

ISBN: 978-0-782-14323-2

May 2004

501 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Whether you're a current project manager seeking to validate the skills and knowledge acquired through years of practical experience or a newcomer to the PM field looking to strengthen your resume, the PMP® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) provides you with the means to do so.

This updated edition of the best-selling PMP®: Project Management Professional Study Guide was developed to help you prepare for this challenging exam, and includes additional study tools designed to reinforce understanding of critical subject areas.

Key Topics Include:

  • Project Initiation. Determining project goals, identifying constraints and assumptions, defining strategies, producing documentation.
  • Project Planning. Refining a project, creating a WBS, developing a resource management plan, establishing controls, obtaining approval.
  • Project Execution. Committing and implementing resources, managing and communicating progress, implementing quality assurance procedures.
  • Project Control. Measuring Performance, taking corrective action, ensuring compliance, reassessing control plans, responding to risk event triggers.
  • Project Closing. Documenting lessons learned, facilitating closure, preserving records and tools, releasing resources.
  • Professional Responsibility. Ensuring integrity, contributing to knowledge base, balancing stakeholder interests, respecting differences.

Note:CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

(PMI, PMP and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)


Assessment Test.

Chapter 1 What Is a Project?.

Chapter 2 Initiating the Project.

Chapter 3 Creating a Project Charter.

Chapter 4 Creating the Scope Statement and WBS.

Chapter 5 Resource Planning and Estimating.

Chapter 6 Establishing Project Planning Controls.

Chapter 7 Creating the Project Plan.

Chapter 8 Developing the Project Team.

Chapter 9 Measuring and Controlling Project Performance.

Chapter 10 Controlling Change.

Chapter 11 Closing Out the Project.

Chapter 12 Professional Responsibility.

Appendix A Process Inputs and Outputs.



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Combined Errata

Page 22

PMI Process Group - Initiation should be Initiating

Page 24

Fig 1.7 (the top box) should say, Initiating instead of Initiation.

The first paragraph on page 24, the last sentence should read, ....IPECC (Initiating, Planning....)

Page 207

Third sentence under the Acceptance heading, the first word of that sentence should be Acceptance not Avoidance as stated.

Page 319

Under Payment Requests, the first sentence should read In the payment requests output.... rather than In the payment requests input...

Page 324

There are five tools and techniques used in Performance Recording: should state (per PMBOK), There are five tools and techniques used in Performance Reporting . The word Recording should be Reporting .

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Neil Edde's email address on the To Our Valued Readers page is incorrect.