Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam
Project management is a booming field, with the number of certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs) soaring from 100 to 10,000 in the past ... Show synopsis Project management is a booming field, with the number of certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs) soaring from 100 to 10,000 in the past decade. This is the first comprehensive review guide and test-preparation book for the PMP exam. Organized to thoroughly cover each competency area tested on the exam, it further explains how test questions are structured and offers numerous case studies and additional resources for study. This dual-purpose guide is also highly useful as an on-the-job reference for working project managers. It reviews project management in the context of human resources, finance, and statistics, paying special attention to scheduling and cost control. Readers will learn proven methods for: Defining the scope of a project -- Estimating costs -- Managing complex projects using Work Breakdown Structure techniques -- Addressing risk management and quality control issues -- Bidding out contracts -- Communicating effectively with the project team, and much more.