PMP In Depth: Project Management Professional Study Guide for PMP and CAPM Exams

  • 7h 30m
  • Paul Sanghera
  • Cengage Course PTR
  • 2006

With the worldwide surge in the demand for project management skills, the PMP and CAPM are among the hottest certifications today. To pass the PMP or CAPM exam, you need a no-gimmicks, no-nonsense book on the exam objectives. PMP In Depth is that book! Best-selling author Paul Sanghera offers concise yet comprehensive coverage of each topic included in the PMP and CAPM exams. With a laser sharp focus on the exam objectives, this study guide goes beyond being a simple exam cram. It includes hundreds of questions and detailed answers modeled after the actual exam and contains a complete practice exam with fully explained answers. It is 100% compatible with the latest (3rd) edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) by PMI. Appropriate for beginners, PMP In Depth assumes no prior knowledge of project management and presents material in a logical learning sequence: each section builds upon previous sections and each chapter upon previous chapters. All concepts-- simple and complex--are well-defined and clearly explained the first time they appear. There is no hopping from topic to topic and no technical jargon without explanation. PMP In Depth is written to the most current versions of the PMP and CAPM exams and also serves as a great reference tool for project managers after the exam. Maximize your learning and minimize your study time!

About the Author

Dr. Paul Sanghera, a manager, educator, technologist, and an entrepreneur, has more than 10 years of project management experience in the computer industry. His experience ranges from Netscape to Dream Logic and at research labs from Cornell to CERN. Having worked in various roles including director of project management, director of software development, and software developer, he has a broad view of project management. With several industry certifications under his belt, including CompTIA Project+, Network+, Linux+, Sun Certified Java Programmer, and Sun Certified Business Component Developer, Dr. Sanghera has contributed to building world-class technologies such as Netscape Communicator, and NDS from Novell. As an engineering manager, he has been at the ground floor of several startup companies. He has served as a lecturer at San Jose State University and Brooks College. With a Master degree in Computer Science from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Physics from Carleton University, he has authored and coauthored more than 100 technical papers published in well-reputed European and American research journals. He has recently authored three technology books published by Manning, McGraw-Hill, and Apress. Dr. Sanghera has also presented talks by invitation at several international scientific conferences. He lives in Silicon Valley, California, where he works as an independent information consultant.

In this Book

  • Project Management Framework
  • Initiating the Project
  • Planning the Project Scope
  • Planning Quality and Risk Management
  • Planning the Project Schedule
  • Executing the Project
  • Monitoring and Controlling Projects
  • Closing the Project
  • Performing Professional Responsibility

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