Head First PMP [NOOK Book]

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Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK® Guide, (Fifth Version), in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP. 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 ...

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Head First PMP

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Overview

Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK® Guide, (Fifth Version), in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP. 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, Fifth Edition
  • 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.

With its visually rich format designed for the way the brain works, this text is ideal for Project Management Professionals (PMPs) who want to obtain or renew their certification.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449364892
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 894
  • Sales rank: 213,235
  • File size: 39 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Jennifer Greene is an agile coach, development manager, business analyst, project manager, tester, speaker, and authority on software engineering practices and principles. She’s been building software for over twenty years in many different domains including media, finance, and IT consulting. She’s worked with teams of excellent developers and testers to tackle tough technical problems and focused her career on finding and fixing the habitual process issues that crop up along the way.


Andrew Stellman is a developer, architect, speaker, agile coach, project manager, and expert in building better software. He has over two decades of professional experience building software, and has architected large-scale real-time back end systems, managed large international software teams, been a Vice President at a major investment bank, and consulted for companies, schools, and corporations, including Microsoft, the National Bureau of Economic Research, Bank of America, Notre Dame, and MIT. He's had the privilege of working with some pretty amazing programmers during that time, and likes to think that he's learned a few things from them.

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Table of Contents


Intro     xxiii
Introduction: Why Get Certified?     1
Projects, Processes and Projects: How You Do the Job     19
The Process Framework: It All Fits Together     43
Integration Management: Getting the Job Done     69
Scope Management: Doing the Right Stuff     139
Time Management: Getting it Done on Time     211
Cost Management: Watching the Bottom Line     299
Quality Management: Getting it Right     365
Human Resource Management: Getting the Team Together     417
Communications Management: Getting the Word Out     461
Risk Management: Planning for the Unknown     507
Procurement Management: Getting Some Help     567
Professional Responsibility: Making Good Choices     617
A Little Last-Minute Review: Check Your Knowledge     631
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  • Posted October 7, 2014

    Not recommended as a Nook book.  Though O'Reilly takes care to h

    Not recommended as a Nook book.  Though O'Reilly takes care to hyperlink chapter titles and other resources, so much of the book's "visually rich format" depends on clever charts and diagrams which would not render properly on either my tablet, my Nook SimpleTouch, or my Mac screen.

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