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PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 6th Edition

PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 6th Edition

Kim Heldman

ISBN: 978-1-118-08321-5

Aug 2011

648 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Completely updated for the 2011 version of the PMP® exam!

If you're preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, this thorough book is what you need. Not only does it reflect the very latest version of the exam, it is written by popular project management expert Kim Heldman—author of the five previous editions of this top-selling book—and it also includes a CD with practice exams, exam prep software, electronic flashcards, and over two hours of additional audio review. All exam objectives, as well as essential PMP topics, concepts, and key terms are covered.

  • Prepares candidates to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam as well as the Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM®) exam, both offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®)
  • Covers all exam objectives plus a wide range of Project Management topics, concepts, and key terms
  • Uses real-world scenarios and How This Applies to Your Current Project sidebars to fully illustrate concepts
  • Includes an invaluable CD with testing software, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and over two hours of audio review
  • Serves as a valuable go-to book to keep on hand—even after the exam

Project management is a desired skill in today's IT marketplace. PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Sixth Edition can help you prepare.

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

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

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Introduction xxi

Assessment Test xxix

Chapter 1 What Is a Project? 1

Chapter 2 Creating the Project Charter 43

Chapter 3 Developing the Project Scope Statement 97

Chapter 4 Creating the Project Schedule 151

Chapter 5 Developing the Project Budget 201

Chapter 6 Risk Planning 235

Chapter 7 Planning Project Resources 289

Chapter 8 Developing the Project Team 339

Chapter 9 Conducting Procurements and Sharing Information 387

Chapter 10 Measuring and Controlling Project Performance 423

Chapter 11 Controlling Work Results 459

Chapter 12 Closing the Project and Applying Professional Responsibility 505

Appendix A Process Inputs and Outputs 551

Appendix B About the Companion CD 573

Index 577

Download PDF: Appendix A: Process Inputs and Outputs Download
IntroxlvText correction: Error in Answers to Assessment Test,Option C. is correct. But the first sentence of the explanation, The Plan Procurements process... should read:
The Conduct Procurements process...
IntroxxxiiiText correction: Error in Assessment Test, Question 21,The question should ask Which of the following statements is not true?
The answer and explanation are correct.
251Text correction,The third sentence under Project Communications Management:
The processes in the Process Communications Management Knowledge Area...
should read:
The processes in the Project Communications Management Knowledge Area...
265Text correction: Error in discussion of Net Present Value,The third sentence after Table 2.12,
The total present value of the cash flows is then deducted from your initial investment to determine NPV. is in error.

It should read:
The initial investment is deducted from the total present value of the cash flows to determine NPV.
5220Text correction,Tne second sentence under Plan Communications Outputs contains an error.
They are communications management plan and product document updates.
Should read:
They are communications management plan and project document updates.
5233Text correction: Error in Answers to Review Questions, Question 15,The answer should be D., not B.

Change the explanation to read as follows:
There are eight key stakeholders plus yourself so the formula is 9 * (9-1) / 2 = 36 channels of communication, which is considered when using the communications requirements analysis tool and technique.
Appendix file missing on CD, Appendix A: Process Inputs and Outputs� was inadvertently left off the book�s companion CD. Please see the Downloads tab to download the PDF file.8/27/12