Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP . The second edition of 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, Fourth Edition, including two new processes: Collect Requirements and Identify Stakeholders
- 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.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: Why get certified?
Chapter 2 Organizations, constraints, and projects: In good company
Chapter 3 The process framework: It all fits together
Chapter 4 Project integration management: Getting the job done
Chapter 5 Scope management: Doing the right stuff
Chapter 6 Time management: Getting it done on time
Chapter 7 Cost management: Watching the bottom line
Chapter 8 Quality management: Getting it right
Chapter 9 Human resource management: Getting the team together
Chapter 10 Communications management: Getting the word out
Chapter 11 Project risk management: Planning for the unknown
Chapter 12 Procurement management: Getting some help
Chapter 13 Professional responsibility: Making good choices
Chapter 14 A little last-minute review: Check your knowledge
Chapter 15 Practice makes perfect: Practice PMP exam