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Head First PMP, 3rd Edition

Head First PMP, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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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....

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A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® Guide)

A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® Guide)

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2009

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"The PMBOK® Guide – Fourth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is even easier to understand and implement, with improved consistency and greater clarification. What's new? • Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding. • New data flow diagrams clarify inputs and outputs for each process. • Greater attention has been placed on how Knowledge Areas integrate in the context of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing process groups. • Two new...

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition

By: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 07-MAY-2013

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. A tenth Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. Project data...

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PMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide, Ninth Edition:

PMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide, Ninth Edition:

By: PMP, Ward; Ginger Levin

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 06-AUG-2013

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PMP ® Exam: Practice Test and Study Guide, Ninth Edition uses self-study to help readers increase their chances of passing the PMP certification exam the first time. This spiral-bound edition includes 40 multiple-choice practice questions in each of the ten knowledge areas and in the professional and social responsibilities domain. It presents a 200-question practice test that simulates the actual PMP exam, fully referenced answers keyed to the five project management process groups, and a study matrix to help readers key in on areas that require further study. ...

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Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™

Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™

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Publisher: TSO

Publication Date: 08-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 25-JUL-2011

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This publication provides a universally applicable project management method - the principles, processes and techniques that enable individuals and organisations to successfully deliver their projects within time, cost and quality constraints. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™ forms part of a pair of publications that are the result of the PRINCE2: 2009 Project to update the PRINCE2 guidance. Its companion is Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™. The title has been designed to be a role specific handbook for Project Managers, Team Managers and Project Support. ...

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Agile Project Management For Dummies

Agile Project Management For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 17-JUL-2012

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Be flexible and faster with Agile project management As mobile and web technologies continue to evolve rapidly, there is added pressure to develop and implement software projects in weeks instead of months. Agile Project Management For Dummies can make that happen. This is the first book to provide a simple, step-by-step guide to Agile Project Management approaches, tools, and techniques. With the fast pace of mobile and web technology development, software project development must keep pace; Agile Project Management enables developers to complete and implement projects more quickly and...

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Achieve PMP Exam Success, 5th Edition

Achieve PMP Exam Success, 5th Edition

By: Diane Altwies; Janice Preston

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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Fully aligned with the PMBOK ® Guide—5th Edition (2013) by PMI ® This best-selling study guide provides busy project managers with a brief, yet proven comprehensive self-study program for successfully passing the Project Management Professional (PMP ® ) Certification Exam on the first attempt, while cutting study time in half. Readers will have free web-based access to over 1,300 questions including hundreds of situational questions, enabling users to perform practice tests by simulating actual 200-question exams and arrange questions by knowledge area. Study time is made more...

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PMP® Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Sixth Edition

PMP® Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Sixth Edition

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 16-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 15-NOV-2011

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Completely updated for the 2011 version of the PMP exam! If you're preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, this thorough book is what you need. Not only does it reflect the very latest version of the exam, it is written by popular project management expert Kim Heldman—author of the five previous editions of this top-selling book—and it also includes a CD with practice exams, exam prep software, electronic flashcards, and over two hours of additional audio review. All exam objectives, as well as essential PMP topics, concepts, and key terms are...

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PMP® Exam Challenge!, Sixth Edition

PMP® Exam Challenge!, Sixth Edition

By: PMP, Ward; PMP, Levin

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 28-NOV-2013

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Preparing for and passing the PMP ®  exam is no small feat. Although the number of certified PMP ® s continues at a phenomenal rate, the exam failure rate remains uncommonly high.  PMP ®  Exam Challenge ! is designed to help you pass the exam by giving you an easy-to-use, highly portable publication, containing key relevant topics you are certain to encounter on your exam. Featuring 660 practice questions, this sixth edition completely reflects the  PMBOK ®  Guide, Fifth Edition  and covers the guide’s ten knowledge areas. ...

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Information Technology Project Management: Providing Measurable Organizational Value, Fourth Edition

Information Technology Project Management: Providing Measurable Organizational Value, Fourth Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 19-APR-2012

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The new edition of Marchewa's Information Technology Project Management focuses on more simplified chapters, practical examples and the addition of small case studies to every chapter. The text contains the same level of depth and brevity that's simply written and easy to understand as previous issues. Marchewka continues to focus on how to create measurable organizational value (MOV) to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle as well as for integrating project management and IT concepts, tools, and techniques. ...

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PMP® Training Kit

PMP® Training Kit

By: Sean Whitaker

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 12-MAR-2013

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Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit: Ace your preparation for the skills measured by the updated PMP Exam, aligned with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fifth Edition. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam task. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time. Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering these tasks: Initiating the project Planning the...

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50 Top IT Project Management Challenges

50 Top IT Project Management Challenges

By: Premanand Doraiswamy; Premi Shiv

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 23-JUN-2013

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A summary of the challenges facing today's IT project manager Discussions on project management forums highlight many of the challenges facing a project manager during the course of a project. Unclear requirements, scope creep and undefined roles are well-trodden issues that can derail a project. Other challenges are less obvious, often more subtle, but equally destructive. Facing up to the challenges This book offers a focused and concise summary of 50 challenges facing today's IT project manager. The authors draw on years of practical experience (rather than classroom theory) to...

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PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 7th Edition

PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 7th Edition

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 03-AUG-2013

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The ultimate package for preparing you to take the PMP exam Project management is one of the most desired skills in today's IT marketplace and the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam reflects your level of proficiency and preparedness as a project manager. This comprehensive study guide features the Sybex test engine with two practice PMP exams, electronic flashcards, two hours of audio review, as well as two bonus Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exams. The book covers a wide-range of project management and exam topics, concepts, and key terms. Not only does this...

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20:20 Project Management

20:20 Project Management

By: Tony Marks

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 21-SEP-2012

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20: 20 Project Management is the definitive guide to successful project management in practice, not just in theory. It gives readers what they need to know: how to pull off successful project delivery in the real world - on time, within budget and at the right quality. With a focus on practicality, clarity and applicability, it uses a wide range of international case studies to demonstrate how best practice is applied in the world's leading organizations. Structured around the stages followed by project managers in a real project lifecycle, it is logical and easy to follow. It...

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Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition

Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 07-APR-2010

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The landmark project management reference, now in a new edition Now in a Tenth Edition, this industry-leading project management "bible" aligns its streamlined approach to the latest release of the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI's PMBOK® Guide), the new mandatory source of training for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certificat-ion Exam. This outstanding edition gives students and professionals a profound understanding of project management with insights from one of the best-known and respected authorities on the subject. From the...

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This is a working draft of a pre-release book. It is available before the published date as part of the Rough Cuts service. Real-world project management tools and techniques you can start using today! IT professionals are often faced with extremely challenging project deployments, as well as initiatives that are mission-critical to their organizations. For IT project managers, a strong understanding of the discipline of project management can be invaluable—both to success with individual projects and to their overall careers. However, most books and training materials on project...

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CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-In-One Exam Guide, Third Edition

CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-In-One Exam Guide, Third Edition

By: Joseph Phillips

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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Complete coverage of all current objectives for the CAPM and PMP exams—more than 1,000 practice exam questions and in-depth explanations in total! Thoroughly revised for the current PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), this up-to-date resource offers complete coverage of all the material included on the Certified Associate in Project Management and Project Management Professional exams. ...

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Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition, Video Enhanced Edition

Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition, Video Enhanced Edition

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 12-MAR-2010

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A Video Enhanced book which contains embedded links to instructional videos from: Coaching Agile Teams LiveLessons (Video Training) by Lyssa Adkins. http://ssl.safaribooksonline.com/9780133137897 The Provocative and Practical Guide to Coaching Agile Teams ¿ As an agile coach, you can help project teams become outstanding at agile, creating products that make them proud and helping organizations reap the powerful benefits of teams that deliver both innovation and excellence. ¿ More and more frequently, ScrumMasters and project managers are being asked to coach agile teams. But it’s...

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Idiot's Guides: Project Management, Sixth Edition

Idiot's Guides: Project Management, Sixth Edition

By: G. Michael Campbell PMP

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2014

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Successful project management requires organization, skill, and a systematic approach to ensure that projects are delivered on time, and on budget. Idiot's Guides: Project Management, 6th Edition is updated to reflect all of the latest project management methodologies for anyone who is looking to avoid the chaos that can ensue if project leaders don't possess the necessary understanding of the right principles and practices. Readers of this new edition will benefit newly added sample PMP prep exam questions at the end of each chapter, as well as newly organized, updated content that...

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Illustrating PRINCE2 - Project Management in Real Terms

Illustrating PRINCE2 - Project Management in Real Terms

By: Susan Tuttle

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 10-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2013

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Enjoy effective and profitable projects with PRINCE2® PRINCE2® is a versatile project management method that can be tailored to any project, of any size, in any environment, by any company. It is widely recognized and extensively used. This book will show you how PRINCE2® will enable you to obtain the best possible results from all your projects. Step by step … Written by an experienced practitioner and trainer, this step-by-step guide breaks down the PRINCE2® methodology into bite-size chunks, giving clear explanations and practical illustrations in each section. It...