Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Study Guide

By J. Ashley Hunt
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About this book

PMP is one of the five most prestigious certifications in the world, and the PMP exam is considered to be the most difficult non-technical certification exam in the world. By referring to this PMP certification study guide, you’ll be able to address all the challenges that you may face in learning advanced project management concepts.

Written in a clear and succinct way, with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams that come with detailed answers as well as explanations, this book covers all of the 10 project management knowledge areas, 5 process groups, 49 processes, along with all inputs, tools, techniques, outputs, and aspects of the Agile Practice Guide that you need to tailor your projects. You’ll review the best practices found in the sixth edition of the PMBOK Guide as well as in the newly updated exam content outline. You’ll also learn everything you need to not only pass the exam, but also implement best practices in your own projects. The book presents concepts in the form of a project for better understanding and effective implementation of real-world project management tasks. Finally, you’ll learn about the entire application and testing processes, while also getting to grips with numerous tips and techniques to pass the exam at your first attempt.

By the end of this PMP exam prep book, you'll have covered everything you need to pass the PMP certification exam, and will have a handy, on-the-job desktop reference guide.

Publication date:
December 2020

About the Author

  • J. Ashley Hunt

    J. Ashley Hunt is currently the senior project management instructor at StormWind Studios for Waterfall and Agile project management. A nationally and internationally known subject-matter expert in the areas of Project Management and Professional Development, she has created training offerings for and delivered project management training to more than 10 thousand people working for enterprise clientele around the world. Ashley has developed an admirable reputation as a consultative trainer and engaging speaker in several disciplines, consistently receiving exemplary evaluations from her students and clientele. This is her second published study guide. Relevant technical experience: PMP®, Project+, PMI-ACP®, CSM, MCAS, LSSGBC certified.

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