PMP Prep Books and Certification
If you have been in Project Management for any length of time and feel as though that you are a career project manager then it is essential to take the next step and become PMP certified. It will hold you in very good stead for the rest of your project management journey and your pay packet may also experience significant growth. The reason to obtain PMP certification, simple really, it is the gold standard for project managers. It opens up more lucrative job opportunities and helps you stand out from uncertified applicants. But becoming a PMP isn’t easy. You must pass a challenging exam covering all of the key skills and concepts that a project manager needs to know. It isn’t uncommon for test takers to fail on their first try, but your chances of success are much higher if you study with a PMP prep book.
PMP prep books outline all of the most important details you need to know in order to feel confident on test day. The books take you through all the concepts covered on the exam and include test-taking strategies to help you approach different types of questions. Also included are sample questions and tests so you can gauge where you’re at and where you might need further study. But with so many different PMP prep books on the market, it can be difficult to know which ones are worth your time and money.
Along with project management education and work experience, the PMP exam is one of the requirements you must complete in order to obtain the PMP certification, one of many professional development certifications offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
The CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-In-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition is a publication to seriously consider. This up-to-date self-study system offers 100% coverage of every topic on the CAPM and PMP exams.
Thoroughly revised for the current PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), this up-to-date resource offers complete coverage of all the material included on the Certified Associate in Project Management and Project Management Professional exams. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, and practice exam questions with in-depth answer explanations. Written by a leading project management consultant and trainer, CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition will help you pass the exams with ease and will also serve as an essential on-the-job reference.
Covers all exam topics, including:
•Project integration management
•Managing the project scope
•Managing project time, costs, and quality
•Managing project resources
•Managing project communications
•Managing project risks
•Project procurement management
•Managing project stakeholders
•Project management processes
Electronic content includes:
•750 CAPM and PMP practice exam questions―test yourself by exam domain or take a complete exam
•Bonus process review quiz
•Video training from the author
•Process ITTO Quick Review Guide
•PMP Memory Sheets
•Secured Book PDF
Once you pass the exam, your certification is good for three years. You must earn 60 continuing education credits within this three-year time period in order to remain certified or take the PMP exam again.
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