The ultimate PMP® exam prep guide, updated for the 2015 exam PMP® Study Guide, 8th Edition is a complete resource for PMP® exam preparation, featuring full coverage of all exam objectives, hands-on practice, and plenty of interactive tools. Fully updated to reflect the Project Management Institute's latest changes to the exam, this new edition includes the revised best practices in alignment with PMBOK® 5th edition. You'll find detailed discussion on a wide range of project management topics, concepts, and key terms, alongside frequent opportunities to gain hands-on practice using these skills in typical workplace scenarios. Each chapter includes comprehensive review questions to help you gauge your understanding, and you also gain access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment that features electronic flash cards, chapter tests, practice exams, and more. The IT marketplace demands certified project management professionals, and the PMP® certification was created specifically to address that demand. Now considered the premier project management credential, the PMP requires candidates to undergo a grueling four-hour exam. This book gives you everything you need to improve your skills and take the exam with confidence. Get hands-on practice in real-world scenarios Relate each objective to your current project Test your understanding with practice tests and more The PMP® Study Guide is your ultimate preparation resource for passing the PMP®. (PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMP, and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)
Author: Kim Heldman,Vanina Mangano,Brett Feddersen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Essential review for the PMP exam, updated for the new PMBOK® Guide, 6th edition The PMP Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Fourth Edition, offers complete, concise review of essential project management concepts and practices. Covering 100% of the PMP exam objectives, this book helps you ensure your full preparation in advance of the big day. This new 4th Edition has been updated to align with the newest version of the exam, featuring changes to PMP best practices, greater emphasis on Agile and other iterative processes, as well as the evolution of the project manager's role. Organized by domain area, this handy review guide covers project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closing as detailed in the new A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th Edition, giving you clear guidance on what you need to know for the exam. You also get a year of free access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment and study tools, which features flashcards, chapter tests, two bonus practice exams, and more. PMP candidates must have extensive project management experience before taking the exam, but you cannot rely on experience alone; the PMP exam tests your understanding of critical PMP concepts and practices as laid out in the PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition; this practical review condenses the PMBOK's essential details into quickly-digestible chapters that help you prepare more efficiently. Review 100% of the exam objectives Apply PMP concepts to real-world scenarios Identify areas in need of additional review Access practice exams, flashcards, and more The PMP certification puts you in demand, and can be a major boost to your career. Regardless of your current level of experience, exam success lies in complete and thorough preparation; the PMP Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Fourth Edition, is your ultimate key to confidence and success. To register for access to the online test banks included with the purchase of this book, please visit: www.wiley.com/go/sybextestprep.
Thorough PMP exam prep with plenty of hands–on practice PMP Project Management Professional Exam Deluxe Study Guide is your all–in–one preparation toolkit for the premier project management certification. Updated to cover the latest PMBOK and PMP exam, this book contains detailed discussion on a wide range of project management topics, concepts, and key terms, providing full coverage of all exam material. Each chapter includes hands–on exercises based on real–world scenarios, and sidebars that explain how the information presented applies to your current project. Comprehensive review questions allow you to assess your level of understanding, so you can pinpoint and strengthen weak areas before exam day. The online learning environment features electronic flashcards, additional practice questions, over two hours of audio instruction and review, plus two bonus CAPM exams that give you a glimpse of what you can expect when you prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management certification. Gain confidence with Sybex: Get up to speed on 100% of the exam outline Apply the material to your current project Test your skills with leading edge prep software Get a feel for test day with two bonus practice exams If you′re ready to showcase your abilities and move to the next level of your career, PMP Project Management Professional Exam Deluxe Study Guide is the exam prep companion you need to succeed.
The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.
Vor einem liegt nicht nur ein bislang unï¿1⁄2berschaubares Projekt, sondern schon eine Ahnung hinsichtlich all der Probleme, die mit ihm einhergehen kï¿1⁄2nnten: Wer kennt das nicht? Stanley Portny zeigt, wie Projektmanagement richtig funktioniert, wenn man weiï¿1⁄2, worauf zu achten ist. Er erklï¿1⁄2rt, wie man Projekte richtig plant, durchfï¿1⁄2hrt und kontrolliert, damit man die Ziele nicht aus den Augen verliert und den ï¿1⁄2berblick behï¿1⁄2lt. Dazu gehï¿1⁄2rt natï¿1⁄2rlich auch zu wissen, was ein gutes Projektteam ausmacht und wie man die Leute bei der Stange hï¿1⁄2lt. Dabei geht der Autor auf die neuesten Projektmanagement-Techniken ein und stellt verschiedene Computerprogramme vor, die das Projektmanagement unterstï¿1⁄2tzen und wesentlich erleichtern. Mit diesem Buch wird jeder zu einem routinierten Projektmanager, der seine Projekte mit Bravour meistert.
A Learner's Companion to Passing the Project Management Professional Exam
Author: Jennifer Greene,Andrew Stellman
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Now updated for the 2016 PMP exam Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK® Guide, (Fifth Version), in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP. This book helps you prepare for the PMP certification exam using a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. You'll find a full-length sample exam included inside the book. More than just proof of passing a test, a PMP certification means that you have the knowledge to solve most common project problems. But studying for a difficult four-hour exam on project management isn't easy, even for experienced project managers. Drawing on the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, Head First PMP offers you a multi-sensory experience that helps the material stick, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. This book will help you: Learn PMP's underlying concepts to help you understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors Get 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition Make use of a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies Explore the material through puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining Head First PMP puts project management principles into context to help you understand, remember, and apply them—not just on the exam, but also on the job.
We want to help you succeed on the PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL EXAM McGraw-Hill Education: Project Management Professional Exam helps you prepare for this important test and earn the certification that will advance your career. Written by a project management expert and trainer, this book provides you with the intensive review and practice that will help you achieve the results you want. Covering all essential processes, this book shows you how project management theory works in practice. Inside you will find extensive review exercises, hundreds of practice questions, a complete practice exam, and experience-based tips to maximize your score. You'll be able to sharpen your skills and boost your confidence--and do your very best on test day. Features: One complete sample PMP exam 300 additional test-like practice questions Dozens of review exercises covering all project management knowledge areas Clear explanations for all exercises and practice questions Practical examples that show project management processes in the everyday workplace
Recognizing the importance of portfolio management, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has launched a new certification entitled the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®). PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide is the most comprehensive resource available to help you prepare for and pass the PfMP® certification exam. It provides coverage that is current with The Standard for Portfolio Management, Third Edition and the PfMP® Examination Content Outline (ECO), 2013. The book consists of five sections, each of which corresponds to one of the five domains described in the ECO. Each section includes study hints, a list of major topics that may be encountered on the exam, and 20 multiple-choice practice questions that illustrate the applicable task from the ECO. Each section also includes an answer sheet and answer key with the rationale for each correct answer and references to the Standard. Supporting references are also listed at the end of the book for each of the domains covered on the exam. Written by Dr. Ginger Levin, co-author of best-selling PMP® and PgMP® study guides, the book includes two complete practice tests, each consisting of 170 questions that follow the blueprint of the actual PfMP® exam as described in the ECO. For example— 25 percent of the questions relate to Strategic Alignment 20 percent relate to Governance 25 percent relate to Portfolio Performance 15 percent relate to Portfolio Risk Management 15 percent relate to Communications Management The two accompanying online tests feature a proprietary scoring algorithm to help you determine if you are Proficient, Moderately Proficient, or Below Proficient in each domain. Earning the PfMP® certification is a prestigious accomplishment. By studying this book and using the practice exams provided, you will significantly improve your chances of passing the exam, the first time around.
Der 'Callister' bietet den gesamten Stoff der Materialwissenschaften und Werkstofftechnik für Studium und Prüfungsvorbereitung. Hervorragend aufbereitet und in klarer, prägnanter Sprache wird das gesamte Fachgebiet anschaulich dargestellt. Das erprobte didaktische Konzept zielt ab auf 'Verständnis vor Formalismus' und unterstützt den Lernprozess der Studierenden: * ausformulierte Lernziele * regelmäßig eingestreute Verständnisfragen zum gerade vermittelten Stoff * Kapitelzusammenfassungen mit Lernstoff, Gleichungen, Schlüsselwörtern und Querverweisen auf andere Kapitel * durchgerechnete Beispiele, Fragen und Antworten sowie Aufgaben und Lösungen * Exkurse in die industrielle Anwendung * an den deutschen Sprachraum angepasste Einheiten und Werkstoffbezeichnungen * durchgehend vierfarbig illustriert * Verweise auf elektronisches Zusatzmaterial Der 'Callister' ist ein Muss für angehende Materialwissenschaftler und Werkstofftechniker an Universitäten und Fachhochschulen - und ideal geeignet für Studierende aus Physik, Chemie, Maschinenbau und Bauingenieurwesen, die sich mit den Grundlagen des Fachs vertraut machen möchten.
Das Fachbuch greift das Konzept Industrie 4.0 – Ausdruck der vierten industriellen Revolution – mit seinen Chancen und Risiken für produzierende Unternehmen auf. Das Herausgeberwerk bringt das Thema durch anschauliche Beispiele aus der Praxis näher und zeigt die Visionen auf, mit denen sich nicht nur die akademische Welt bereits auseinandersetzt. Die Autoren der Beiträge thematisieren einerseits Kernthemen der Digitalisierung und beleuchten andererseits nicht zu vernachlässigende Begleiterscheinungen: In der Fabrik von morgen wachsen reale und virtuelle Welt zusammen. Schlagworte wie Internet der Dinge und Cyber-Physische Systeme (CPS) wurden bereits geprägt, um diese Verschmelzung anzudeuten. Industrie 4.0 verspricht neue Optionen für die Flexibilisierung und weitergehende Automatisierung der Fertigung. Sie schafft die Grundlage für neue Geschäftsmodelle, erfordert aber auch ein Umdenken in der Interaktion zwischen Mensch und Maschine. Die Beitragssammlung trägt zu einem umfassenden Bild der im Industrie 4.0-Umfeld zu berücksichtigenden Veränderungen bei.
Projektarbeit ist Teil vieler Berufe. Sind auch Sie mit Projekten betraut, fühlen sich aber manchmal unsicher, ob Sie den Überblick behalten, das Projekt sicher steuern können und alles im Griff haben? Dieses Buch bietet die wichtigsten Grundlagen für den Einstieg in das Projektmanagement: Projekte planen, durchführen und kontrollieren, Zeit, Kosten und Ressourcen planen, das Team koordinieren und das Projekt erfolgreich abschließen.
Certified Associate in Project Management Study Guide for the CAPM® Exam
Author: Paul Sanghera
Category: Business & Economics
Use this study guide to prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam, based on PMBOK's sixth edition, administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The revised and updated second edition of the best-selling CAPM in Depth has a laser-sharp focus on the exam objectives for project managers and others who want to pass the CAPM exam. No prior knowledge of project management is assumed. The chapters and the sections within each chapter are presented in a logical learning sequence. The concepts and topics, both simple and complex, are clearly explained when they appear for the first time. This facilitates step-wise learning, prevents confusion, and makes this book useful for those who want to get up to speed quickly to pass the CAPM exam, even if you are new to the discipline of project management. This book tells the story of project management in a cohesive, concise, yet comprehensive fashion. Unlike most CAPM exam books, this book is not just an exam-cram book. It is an easy-to-understand guide that is a valuable reference both before and after the exam. What You’ll Learn Understand the body of knowledge required to earn the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification Acquire the knowledge needed to successfully manage projects in any field Who This Book Is For Project management practitioners preparing for the CAPM exam, entry-level project managers and project team members preparing for the CAPM exam, beginners who want to join the field of project management and get up to speed quickly, project managers who need a quick and easy reference to the discipline of project management, instructors and trainers who need a textbook for a course on project management
Passing the Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)(r) Certification Exam the First Time provides a detailed, step by step approach to manage project risk. This practical book uses the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(r) GUIDE) as a guide to help Project Managers and other professionals pass the new Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)(r) certification exam. The Project Management Institute (PMI)(r) established the Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)(r) credential as a response to project management's increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP(r) fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management. Per PMI, "The (PMI-RMP)(r) credential recognizes individual's unique expertise and competency in assessing and identifying project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while still possessing basic skills in all areas of project management. The (PMI-RMP)(r) certification was developed by practitioners for practitioners, and represents a diverse global audience. PMI certifications give you a technical and financial edge." Daniel Yeomans began his project management career in 1977 working for the United States Air Force. During that time, he successfully managed numerous multimillion dollar, multiyear Information Technology and infrastructure development projects successfully. He was recognized as the Air Force Program Manager of the Year in 1985. Dan holds a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from St.Martin's University in Washington. He is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP)(r) and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)(r) by the Project Management Institute. He is also recognized as a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE)(r) by the American Society of Quality (ASQ)(r). Dan is an adjunct professor at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington. He supports their undergraduate and graduate level business programs. His primary focus is the project management and financial management curriculum areas. He is also an independent consultant for Microsoft Corporation and other specific clients in the project manage
Are you preparing for the PMP Certification Exam? This is for you! The PMP certification, awarded by the PMI, is the gold-standard in project management certifications for project managers globally. If you are a project manager who wants to ace the PMP certification exam on your first attempt, you need to prepare with the right resources! '300 Practice Questions for the PMP Exam', from the author of 'Be a PMP Ace in 30 Days', is unlike the average question bank you may come across for the PMP exam. This question bank contains a set of carefully researched and framed questions meant to optimise your study experience and the content here will stimulate your thinking in the way as it would be required on the actual PMP Exam. Key features of this PMP question bank: 300 questions sorted on individual knowledge areas of the PMBOK - an excellent accompaniment for after-chapter revisions during your PMP Exam preparation. Detailed solutions provided at the end of each chapter so that you understand precisely why a particular answer choice is the right one. Also includes questions on the Project Management Framework and questions on Professional Ethics. Questions are similar in structure, style and difficulty-level with the actual questions that appear in the PMP Exam - therefore, you get wider exposure in fewer questions. '300 Practice Questions for the PMP Exam' is an excellent accompaniment to your PMP preparation arsenal that you should not miss!
Practice Questions for the PMI-Acp Exam and the Scrum Master Certification Psm I Exam
Author: Dan Tousignant
Category: Business & Economics
This is a self-study guide with over 300 practice questions to help you prepare for both Scrum.org's Professional Scrum Master certification exam (PSM I) and the Project Management Institute's Agile Certified Practitioner exam (PMI-ACP). The first 80 questions are focused on Scrum which will prepare you for both the Professional Scrum Master certification (PSM I) from Scrum.org and the Agile Certified Practitioner exam (PMI-ACP) from PMI.org. The remaining questions will prepare you for the PMI-ACP exam. In addition, there is a comprehensive Agile glossary and web resources listing to provide you with additional background when studying for either exam. If you are interested in our online practice exams, please visit Cape Project Management, Inc. on the web or contact us at [email protected] .
400 Practice Questions and Answers to help you Pass
Author: Sean Whitaker
Category: Business & Economics
Study for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination with this essential aid in your study program. It contains over 400 realistic multiple choice practice questions, answers, and explanations. PMP® Examination Practice Questions is organized into two useful parts. The first comprises all the questions, organized in chapters by topic, allowing you to simulate the actual test. The second part not only gives the answers, but also comments on the incorrect answers, providing additional insight and helping you formulate your test-taking strategy. What You'll Learn See Q&As to over 400 realistic practice questions and answers Discover all the formulas needed to pass the exam Use the first part to simulate testing Use the second part as a study guide to understand why an answer is correct or not Who This Book Is For divThose with project management experience and some IT experience who are ready to study for and take the PMP exam.