PgMP Program Management Professional All-in-One Exam Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Complete coverage of all the material on the PgMP certification exam

Get full coverage of all the material included on the PgMP Program Management Professional exam inside this comprehensive resource. Written by industry expert, trainer, and project management consultant Joseph Phillips, this definitive exam guide covers all three phases of the credential process—the PMI staff review, the multiple-choice exam, and the Multi-rater Assessment—focusing on how to pass the rigorous PgMP exam. Detailed and authoritative, this book serves as both a complete certification study guide and an essential on-the-job reference.

Get full details on all exam topics, including:

  • The Project Management Institute's program management standards
  • Benefits and stakeholder management
  • Life cycle themes and process groups
  • Understanding the relationship between programs and projects
  • Managing projects
  • Program and team initiation
  • Planning for program resources, scope, schedule, budget, procurement, and risk
  • Program execution, quality assurance, team development, and vendor interaction
  • Monitoring and controlling the program
  • Closing the program

The CD-ROM features:

  • Two full PgMP practice exams
  • Video training
  • Score tracker Excel spreadsheet
  • Complete electronic book
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071549271
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/25/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 431
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Phillips, PMP, Project+, is the director of education for Project Seminars, a project management training company. He is a member of the PMI and the author of several project management and certification study guides, including CAPM/PMP Project Management All-in-One Exam Guide. Phillips has consulted for Fortune 50 companies on project and program management and taught project management seminars for organizations worldwide.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Program Management Framework
Chapter 1. Earning the Program Management Professional (PgMP) Certification
Chapter 2. Defining Program Management
Chapter 3. Introducing the Program Life Cycle
Part II: Program Management Process
Chapter 4. Exploring Program Management
Chapter 5. Initiating the Program
Chapter 6. Working with Planning Processes
Chapter 7. Executing the Program
Chapter 8. Monitoring and Controlling the Program
Chapter 9. Closing the Program
Part III: Managing Projects and Programs
Chapter 10. Program Knowledge Areas
Chapter 11. Programs and Projects
Part IV: Appendixes
Appendix A. Understanding the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Appendix B. Program and Project Documents
Appendix C. PgMP Exam Passing Advice
Appendix D. About the CD-ROM
Glossary: Glossary of Key Terms
Index

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