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Achieve PMP Exam Success, 5th Edition  (Updated January 2016)

Achieve PMP Exam Success, 5th Edition (Updated January 2016)

A Concise Study Guide for the Busy Project Manager
By Diane Altwies, PMP, and Janice Preston, PMP
Softcover, 7.5 x 9.25, 488 pages
ISBN: 978-1-60427-132-4
January 2016

Availability: In stock

Retail Price: $69.95
Direct Price: $64.95
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 “Achieve PMP® Exam Success is the best book out there to help project managers understand what they need to know, not only to pass the PMP® Exam, but to be the most effective project manager they can. It is a must read for anyone managing projects.”
Scott Riley, CEO, Fintech, U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Best Business of the Year

“Preparing for the PMP® Exam was an exciting and challenging journey, but this book made it easy to master the material. With relevant exam questions and comprehensive content aligned with the latest version of the PMBOK® Guide, I felt extremely prepared and passed the exam on the first try!”
Craig Feldman, PMP, Technology Manager, Entertainment & Media Industry 

About the Item

This book has been FULLY updated to reflect PMI's changes to the PMP Exam Content Outline—June 2015, and is intended for all PMP exams taken AFTER January 11, 2016.

This proven best-selling study guide, used in conjunction with PMI’s PMBOK® Guide — Fifth Edition (2013), presents all the fundamental knowledge, concepts, exercises, and practice exam questions a project manager needs to prepare for and successfully pass the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam on the first try, while cutting study time in half.


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Key Features
  • Covers all subjects addressed on the PMP® Exam, including the comprehensive performance domain and cross-cutting knowledge and skills defined within the PMI PMP Examination Content Outline—June 2015 and the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Provides free online access to over 1300 practice questions, including hundreds of situational questions, enabling users to perform practice tests by knowledge areas and/or simulate actual 200 question exams, and receive feedback on incorrect answers
  • Details key topics, concepts, and techniques from PMI recommended readings, eliminating the need for additional resources
  • Presents a pre-assessment test to help users develop a focused study plan; tips for studying, time management, and taking the exam; and a post-assessment test to evaluate readiness for the actual exam
  • Supplies things you need to know, key definitions, and sample exam questions and answers, and features a case study that runs throughout with exercises and suggested solutions to reinforce concepts and build real competency
  • WAV offers downloadable flashcard study aids of key terms and concepts, a training aide, and a self-study exercise on understanding the interdependencies of all the processes defined in the PMBOK® Guide available from the Web Added Value™ Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com
  • About the Author(s)

    Diane Altwies and Janice Preston are leading subject matter experts with over 45 years of practical project management experience. They are accomplished course developers, authors and trainers that specialize in helping individuals successfully achieve project related certifications and offer quality project management, program management and business analysis training across the globe through Core Performance Concepts, Inc.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1:   Study Tips & Assessment Test
    Chapter 2:   Project Management Overview
    Chapter 3:   Processes
    Chapter 4:   Integration
    Chapter 5:   Scope
    Chapter 6:   Time
    Chapter 7:   Cost
    Chapter 8:   Quality
    Chapter 9:   Human Resources
    Chapter 10: Communications
    Chapter 11: Risk
    Chapter 12: Procurement
    Chapter 13: Stakeholder Management
    Chapter 14: Final Exam
    Chapter 15: Appendices
    Chapter 16: Index

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