This completely updated guide prepares you for taking the PMP® certification exam As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and helps you navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified. Plus, new review questions written by the author serve to enhance your learning process. Contains all things related to becoming PMP certified, from signing up to take the exam to becoming savvy with the essential areas of PMBOK Helps you make sense of each domain of the PMBOK: communications management, cost management, human resources management, integration management, procurement management, quality management, risk management, scope management, and time management Offers complete coverage of the challenging PMP certification requirements as well as a large selection of practice questions Features an accompanying website that contains the Dummies Test Engine that boasts hundreds of sample questions This comprehensive guide will put you on your way to becoming PMP certified. (PMP, PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)
Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story.
The easy way to take control of project timelines, resources, budgets, and details Project manager, meet your new assistant! Once you discover Project 2016 you'll be amazed at how efficient and effective the project management process can be. Written by an expert author who knows project management processes backward and forward, this friendly, hands-on guide shows you how to get started, enter tasks and estimate durations, work with resources and costs, fine-tune your schedule, set baselines, collect data, analyze progress, and keep your projects on track. How many times have you heard people in the office mutter under their breath, 'These projects never run on time?' Well, now they can! Project 2016 For Dummies shows you how to use the latest version of Microsoft Project to create realistic project timelines, make the most of available resources, keep on top of all those pesky details, and, finally, complete your project on time and on budget. Easy! Fully updated to reflect the latest software changes in Microsoft Project 2016 All-new case studies and examples highlight the relevance of key features of Microsoft Project 2016 Exposes the correlation between what project managers do and how Microsoft Project 2016 supports their work Covers working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, gathering and tracking data, and more If you're a time-pressured project manager looking to make your life—and your projects—easier, Project 2016 For Dummies shows you how to get things done!
An easy-to-understand guide to the latest version of Microsoft's enterprise project management software: Project 2013 If you've never used project management software before or if you're just getting up to speed on the new features in Project 2013, this is the book for you! With this easy-to-understand guide, you have a completely updated resource that covers the latest changes and newest enhancements to Project 2013 and shows you how to make Project 2013 work for you. After an introduction to basic project management concepts, you'll discover the mechanics of using Project software to create and manage projects. Other topics covered include working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, working with reports, and creating templates. Shows you how to manage resources, share project information, perform scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes Presents completely updated coverage of the new Project 2013 Reviews formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, and working with reports Addresses using and sharing resources, creating templates, and managing projects Take charge of your next project and ensure its success with a little help from Project 2013 For Dummies.
Everything you Need to Know to Pass the PMP® Exam On Your First Try. Aligned with PMbok Fifth Edition
Author: Daniele Giudici
Publisher: Aloha srl
Category: Business & Economics
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO PREPARE THE PMP EXAM Are you overwhelmed by the tons of information you need to know to pass the PMP exam? You can read a lot of books, watching videos or attending courses, but the risk to feel confused is around the corner. Here it is the solution of your problems: an essential guide of all concepts, tools, descriptions, formulas you need to prepare yourself for getting the most important certification in Project Management. Structured and to-the-point, don’t waste your time wandering around to find more information, everything is included herein. And with the original memorization technique, you will learn all in an easy way. Based on the PMI's PMbok Fifth edition.
The increase in project outsourcing has forced traditional programmers to take on the role of project managers and quickly learn how to manage software projects The author discusses all of the essentials in widely accepted project management methodology, from managing programmers to assessing and eliminating risk The book covers the iterative development model, using Microsoft Project 2003, as well as a variety of methodologies including eXtreme, open source, SQA testing, software life cycle management, and more The companion Web site contains tools, case studies and other resources to help even novices get up and running
The know-how people need to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam, the world's most recognized professional project management credential Quick Assessment questions at the beginning and Prep Tests at the end of each chapter enhance the reader's understanding of the material Shows how to spot trick questions designed to challenge critical thinking skills Explains how to interpret questions and offers tips for budgeting valuable test-taking time CD-ROM contains practice exams, hundreds of sample questions, timed and untimed versions of the test, and the ability to save test results to measure progress (PMP and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)
Whether your job is to manage the construction of a building, oversee the launch of a new product, host an international event, or plan a company party, Microsoft Project 2003 can help. Microsoft Project 2003 For Dummies shows you how to use the program to plan, schedule, and budget all phases of a project, assign the resources, create essential reports, and monitor your progress. If you’re new to Project, you’ll find what you need to get up to speed, including info on how Project works, finding your way around, and building your first Project plan. If you’ve used an earlier version of Project, you’ll delve into Project 2003 and all of the new features it puts at your fingertips. Complete with case histories, screen shots, and step-by-step instructions, this guide walks you through: Making calendar settings, building a task-outline, and entering timing and timing relationships for tasks Assigning resources and material costs to tasks Using scheduling and tracking tools: The Gantt Chart which is the main view of Project; The Network Diagram (version of a PERT (program Evaluation and Review Technique) chart; Risk management; and Resource management Recalculating based on what-if scenarios to solve resource conflicts, get your costs within budget, or meet your deadlines Understanding the task/subtask structure, creating an outline, and working with WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) codes Working with a combination of cost types (fixed, work, and material) and customizing costs fields with Value Lists Saving your plan with a baseline Using the tracking toolbar and to record actual activity, update fixed costs, and more Generating and formatting standard reports (complete with graphics), creating custom reports, and using the XML Reporting Wizard If you have Project Server (that complements Project 2003 but is not included), this book shows you how to use Project in an enterprise environment to centralize information online and get real online collaboration. You can publish projects to the Web, allow team members to update their progress, analyze your project status, and generally communicate in one central, online location. Microsoft Project 2003 For Dummies is complete with a bonus CD-ROM that includes: Add-on tools and templates Case history examples Test preparation questions for the Project Management Institute (PMI) certification exam Milestones Project Companion and Project KickStart trial versions Cobra, WBS Chart Pro, PERT Chart Expert, and TimeSheet Professional demo versions Use this friendly guide to get comfortable with Project. You’ll wonder how you managed without it.
Craving a career in web dev? Chart your path with this helpful guide Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies provides a roadmap to one of the "hot jobs" in the booming world of tech. The web development field is large, and it encompasses many actual functions. This book helps you understand the web development career opportunities and determine the path you should take, based on your own personal needs and preferences, to launch your career. You'll learn about various career options, the skills you'll need to become an attractive candidate, how to go about learning the ropes, and proving your abilities to a potential employer or client. With so many possible goals and no one right way to get there, this book cuts through the confusion to put you on the path to a career you want. The web development industry is expected to grow for the foreseeable future, and there is already a shortage of trained workers to fill the jobs. Whether you lean technical or aesthetic, you can find your place in the industry with right skills—both hard and soft—and with the right plan. Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies is your guide to formulating that plan and getting started right. Find formal or informal ways to build the tech skills you'll need Discover where you fit, whether as a freelancer or within an organization Learn how to build a resume, develop a portfolio, and impress interviewers Get expert tips on finding resources, building a reputation, and more If your pet peeves include malfunctioning forms, flashing banners, and sites that take way too long to load, the web development world needs you. But before you begin your journey, you need a destination and a route in mind. Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies is your roadmap, so you can set out today.