Passing the PMP® Exam: A Study Guide

Passing the PMP® Exam: A Study Guide

by Leithy Mohamed Leithy

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This book is developed to help you in passing the Project Management Professional Certification PMP® Exam the first time.

The book is created based on the “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – Fifth Edition” which was PMI certified in 2013. Throughout this book, it will be referred to as the Standard Guide. This book adopts all PMI publications related to the Project Management that were created before the publication date of this edition, including the Examination Content Outline changes for 2016 exam.

This book is complementary to the Standard Guide; it describes many tips, helps you to remember many important standards, and provides you with a sense of the exam.

By presenting a strong and proven study plan that aids with the remembering and understanding of the core concepts, and by providing the examinees with exam tips and tricks that help them grow a sense of what the exam is testing for, Passing the PMP® Exam: A Study Guide paves the road for candidates to succeed in their examinations.
This book has unique figures to visualize the project management knowledge areas and their relation with the project management process groups.

Another unique feature of the book is that it creates cross references to the common input/output, key deliverables, and common tools and techniques across the 47 project management processes.

Furthermore, there are many tips and two full set of exams; 200 questions each, with enough explanation for finding the right answer. This technique makes you more ready for the exam and more acquainted with the expected tricks. Besides, it covers different examples of each type of the commonly found questions on the PMP® Exam model; including the regular question, table question, and question set.

This book is different from others as it is created by an author who passed the PfMP®, PgMP® and PMP® Exams on his first attempt, so the author knows how to pass the different exams from the PMI on the first attempt. This book is distinct from the others as it contains two sets of the complete exam. Thus, it reflects the flavor of the questions that you are going to see on the exam.

Besides, it covers different examples of each type of the commonly found questions on the PMP® Exam model; including the regular question, table question, and question set.
As a project manager, your practical experience will help you a lot to pass the exam, and it is a critical success factor of your readiness to the exam. However, in this book, you will find a major support to orient you to the examination philosophy that you will face.

In some book sections, there is a written notice labeled as “Practical Tips” or “Understanding Tips” where you find additional pragmatic hints grown-up from the long practical project management experience.
PMP, PgMP, and PfMP are registered trademarks by PMI.

This book is not related to PMI or licensed by PMI.

The Second Edition offers some enhancements on the content and on the two sets of the exam to reflect the new PMI Examination Content Outline for PMP exams in 2016. The title of The Second Edition was changed from “Passing the PMP® Exam the First Time” to “Passing the PMP® Exam: A Study Guide”.

Please note that each question answer has the following details:
• The right answer
• Question Reference: this is referring to the Standard Guide: “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – Fifth Edition” which is registered for PMI in 2013. If the question reference section from the Standard Guide span over few pages, I will mention the page number that is directly related to the subject question
• Clarification and Tips: this item describes the reasons for selecting the right answer and eliminating the three other choices
• Process Group: the name of the process group covering this question
• Process: the process pertained to this question’s subject
• Knowledge Area: the name of the Knowledge Area covering this question

Product Details

BN ID: 2940153159195
Publisher: Leithy Mohamed Leithy
Publication date: 07/31/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Leithy Mohamed Leithy is a certified Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®), Program Management Professional (PgMP®), and Project Management Professional (PMP®). He also had the certification of Project Management Office (PMOC), ITIL, COBIT, and CSSGB. Leithy is originally an engineer in the computer and automatic control, graduated from Ain Shams University in Egypt in 1989. Later, he upgraded his educational level and got his master (MBA) in IT Management from Leicester University in UK. Leithy has extensive experience in portfolio management, program management, project management and PMO. He practiced the implementation of different types of PMO addressing the project management office, program management office, and portfolio management office. He has practical experience in delivering sensitive projects and programs under high pressure, harsh target deadlines, and budget challenges. He developed project management methodology and program management methodology and implemented them in large multi-national organizations. He acquired excellent practical portfolio management experience while managing multiple portfolios and guided the portfolio managers to achieve their target strategic and financial objectives. He worked in Egypt and in the Arabian Gulf area over the last twenty-five years with big firms and international enterprises that strengthened his practical experience and added a lot to his pragmatic thinking. While concentrating on information technology, he interfered with different industries; educational, health, financial, telecommunication, utilities and oil and gas. Combining the practical experience with the academic experience and international certifications creates an excellent understanding of the best practice and the world-class standards. Leithy is the founder of the 6P-Consulting management services company, which is specialized in project, program, portfolio, and PMO management services, Leithy is a Udemy instructor for online learning, refer to the Udemy web site to reach the list of courses offered by him. Leithy is a Skillshare teacher for online professional training, go to the to review the list of classes offered by him. LinkedIn:

Table of Contents

This book consists of three units:
• Unit 1: Study Tips and Exam Solving Techniques o Introduction to Project Management o Project Management Processes - Input / Output Dictionary o Project Management Processes - Tools and Techniques Dictionary o Project Integration Management o Project Scope Management o Project Time Management o Project Cost Management o Project Quality Management o Project Human Resource Management o Project Communications Management o Project Risk Management o Project Procurement Management o Project Stakeholder Management o Exam Tips o Closing
• Unit 2: Exam 1 (200 Question)
o Exam 1 - Questions o Exam 1 - Questions and Answers
• Unit 3: Exam 2 (200 Question)
o Exam 2 - Questions o Exam 2 - Questions and Answers

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