How to Get Every Network Diagram Question Right on the Pmp Exam

How to Get Every Network Diagram Question Right on the Pmp Exam Author Aileen Ellis
ISBN-10 1503118053
Release 2015-08-21
Pages 132
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Aileen's view on PMP Exam Preparation To learn to ride a bike, a person must ride a bike. To learn to pass the PMP(r) Exam, a person must practice with hundreds and hundreds of PMP(r) Exam Prep sample questions. This book is the third book in our series of mini- books - PMP(r) Exam Preparation Simplified Series Over the last 16 years Aileen has helped over 10,000 project managers in her workshops obtain their PMP(r) credential. Often the participants in Aileen's workshops are successful project managers who may lack experience is specific topics on the PMP(r) Exam. The topics that participants seem to struggle with the most are: Earned value Management (EVM) Contract types and calculations(FPIF, CPIF, PTA, etc.) Network diagrams including float, free float, project float, leads and lags Financial based questions including IRR, ROI, etc. Statistical based questions There is one thing all of these areas have in common and it is math. Aileen has decided to create mini-books in each of these areas so that students can gain both the knowledge and the confidence to get these questions right. Many project managers want to study just enough to pass the PMP(r) Exam and not one second more.Aileen's view is to practice on enough sample questions in each area so that the project manager is confident he/she will never get a question in that area wrong. While the primary goal of this book and Aileen's workshops is to help you pass the PMP(r) Exam, Aileen hopes that you will also walk away as a more knowledgeable and successful project manager.



How to Get Every Earned Value Question Right on the PMP r Exam

How to Get Every Earned Value Question Right on the PMP r  Exam Author Aileen Ellis
ISBN-10 1502494760
Release 2014-09-24
Pages 148
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Aileen's view on PMP Exam Preparation To learn to ride a bike, a person must ride a bike. To learn to pass the PMP(r) Exam, a person must practice with hundreds and hundreds of PMP(r) Exam Prep sample questions. This book is the first book in our series of mini- books - PMP(r) Exam Preparation Simplified Series Over the last 16 years Aileen has helped over 10,000 project managers in her workshops obtain their PMP(r) credential. Often the participants in Aileen's workshops are successful project managers who may lack experience is specific topics on the PMP(r) Exam. The topics that participants seem to struggle with the most are: Earned value Management (EVM) Contract types and calculations(FPIF, CPIF, PTA, etc.) Network diagrams including float, free float, project float, leads and lags Financial based questions including IRR, ROI, etc. Statistical based questions There is one thing all of these areas have in common and it is math. Aileen has decided to create mini-books in each of these areas so that students can gain both the knowledge and the confidence to get these questions right. Many project managers want to study just enough to pass the PMP(r) Exam and not one second more.Aileen's view is to practice on enough sample questions in each area so that the project manager is confident he/she will never get a question in that area wrong. While the primary goal of this book and Aileen's workshops is to help you pass the PMP(r) Exam, Aileen hopes that you will also walk away as a more knowledgeable and successful project manager.



Pmp Exam Simplified

Pmp Exam Simplified Author Aileen Ellis
ISBN-10 1522989447
Release 2016-01-04
Pages 478
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The book is fully updated for the post Jan11, 2016 PMP(r) Exam. Gain knowledge and confidence to pass the exam by utilizing over 1,000 sample questions with detailed solutions explaining why the best answer is best and the wrong answers are wrong. To learn to ride a bike, a person must ride a bike. To learn to pass the PMP(r) Exam, a person must practice with hundreds and hundreds of sample questions. PMP(r) Exam Simplified provides hundreds of sample questions with detailed solutions explaining why the best answer is best and the wrong answers are wrong. The book is organized by process group and not by knowledge area. Many people find the practice of thinking in terms of process groups and not knowledge areas much more useful in understanding project management as well as passing the exam. Features of each section include: -Tells you what section of the PMBOK(r) Guide to read, -Contains a summary of the most important ideas from the PMBOK(r) Guide -Lists exam tips in generic and specific terms( several hundred exam tips in total) Includes a group of sample questions that pertain to that particular section of the PMBOK(r) Guide. Provides detailed solutions for each sample question, including a reference, a description of why the best answer is best and descriptions of why each of the wrong answers are wrong. Other Sections of the book include: -Summary tests are dispersed throughout the book. One complete sample exam, with details explanations of the right and wrong answers list of key names to recognize for the exam -exam question strategy with focus on tool and technique type questions



The PMP Exam

The PMP Exam Author Andy Crowe
ISBN-10 9780972967310
Release 2005
Pages 504
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This self-study guide for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute contains everything project managers need to pass the PMP Exam, including 44 processes, and 592 inputs, tools, and outputs. Exam topics are covered and insider secrets, complete explanations of all PMP subjects, test tricks and tips, hundreds of highly realistic sample questions, and exercises designed to strengthen understanding of PMP concepts and prepare managers for exam success on the first attempt are provided.



Head First PMP

Head First PMP Author Jennifer Greene
ISBN-10 9781449364892
Release 2013-12-18
Pages 894
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Now updated for the 2016 PMP exam 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. More than just proof of passing a test, a PMP certification means that you have the knowledge to solve most common project problems. But studying for a difficult four-hour exam on project management isn't easy, even for experienced project managers. Drawing on the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, Head First PMP offers you a multi-sensory experience that helps the material stick, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. This book will help you: Learn PMP's underlying concepts to help you understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors Get 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition Make use of a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies Explore the material through puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining Head First PMP puts project management principles into context to help you understand, remember, and apply them—not just on the exam, but also on the job.



PMP Certification All in One For Dummies

PMP Certification All in One For Dummies Author Cynthia Snyder Stackpole
ISBN-10 9781118612446
Release 2013-08-27
Pages 912
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This completely updated guide prepares you for taking the PMP® certification exam As the most popular project management certification available, the PMP certification is very difficult to obtain and demands stringent requirements. Thankfully, this All-in-One guide is packed with valuable information that has been completely updated to offer you the most accurate and helpful information for taking the exam. The book features up-to-date content that reflects the changes in the Fifth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and helps you navigate the various requirements to become PMP certified. Plus, new review questions written by the author serve to enhance your learning process. Contains all things related to becoming PMP certified, from signing up to take the exam to becoming savvy with the essential areas of PMBOK Helps you make sense of each domain of the PMBOK: communications management, cost management, human resources management, integration management, procurement management, quality management, risk management, scope management, and time management Offers complete coverage of the challenging PMP certification requirements as well as a large selection of practice questions Features an accompanying website that contains the Dummies Test Engine that boasts hundreds of sample questions This comprehensive guide will put you on your way to becoming PMP certified. (PMP, PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)



PMP Pocket Guide

PMP Pocket Guide Author Belinda Fremouw
ISBN-10 099759831X
Release 2016-06-06
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Build your exam preparation confidence with this exceptional quick reference study guide. This supplemental tool is a key weapon in your PMP exam preparation arsenal. The concise summaries of all of the important concepts are essential to passing the PMP exam



Pmp r Exam IQ Tests

Pmp r  Exam IQ Tests Author Phill C Akinwale
ISBN-10 1934579629
Release 2016-02-09
Pages 126
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Mastery of the PMBOK(r) Guide is recommended before taking the PMP Exam. This book (PMP(r) Exam IQ Test) will test your understanding of the Project Management knowledge areas, processes, tools, techniques, inputs and outputs across all 13 chapters. 100% of the author's classroom trainees within a well known government agency in Washington DC achieved success using this book with all participants certified within 6 weeks without any prior PMP(r) Course or PMBOK(r) Guide exposure. Now the book is available for all PMP Exam and CAPM Exam students to thoroughly prepare and test their PMP and PMBOK(r) Guide IQ. This book (PMP(r) Exam IQ Test) contains over 300 closed and open ended questions across all the chapters. It also displays 40 dataflow diagram tests which test the students' logic and comprehension of the content. Students are equipped to very quickly identify gaps in their understanding of the subject and are enabled as a result to achieve success on the PMP(r) or CAPM(r)



The Pmp Exam

The Pmp Exam Author Andy Crowe
ISBN-10 0982760892
Release 2013-09-15
Pages 6
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A quick reference guide for the PMP Exam, this sturdy, laminated card accompanies The PMP Exam: How To Pass On Your First Try, 5th Edition. Presenting all 47 processes along with the key inputs, tools, and outputs, this helpful tool also depicts techniques, tables, and graphs to highlight the most important information at a glance. Common formulas are organized for rapid look-up, bringing relevant information for the PMP Exam together in one resource.



97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know

97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know Author Barbee Davis
ISBN-10 9781449379568
Release 2009-08-13
Pages 252
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If the projects you manage don't go as smoothly as you'd like, 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know offers knowledge that's priceless, gained through years of trial and error. This illuminating book contains 97 short and extremely practical tips -- whether you're dealing with software or non-IT projects -- from some of the world's most experienced project managers and software developers. You'll learn how these professionals have dealt with everything from managing teams to handling project stakeholders to runaway meetings and more. While this book highlights software projects, its wise axioms contain project management principles applicable to projects of all types in any industry. You can read the book end to end or browse to find topics that are of particular relevance to you. 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know is both a useful reference and a source of inspiration. Among the 97 practical tips: "Clever Code Is Hard to Maintain...and Maintenance Is Everything" -- David Wood, Partner, Zepheira "Every Project Manager Is a Contract Administrator" -- Fabio Teixeira de Melo, Planning Manager, Construtora Norberto Odebrecht "Can Earned Value and Velocity Coexist on Reports?" -- Barbee Davis, President, Davis Consulting "How Do You Define 'Finished'"? -- Brian Sam-Bodden, author, software architect "The Best People to Create the Estimates Are the Ones Who Do the Work" -- Joe Zenevitch, Senior Project Manager, ThoughtWorks "How to Spot a Good IT Developer" -- James Graham, independent management consultant "One Deliverable, One Person" -- Alan Greenblatt, CEO, Sciova



Cost and Value Management in Projects

Cost and Value Management in Projects Author Ray R. Venkataraman
ISBN-10 9781118174180
Release 2011-08-26
Pages 304
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Cost and Value Management in Projects provides practicing managers with a thorough understanding of the various dimensions of cost and value in projects, along with the factors that impact them, and the managerial approaches that would be most effective for achieving cost efficiency and value optimization. This book addresses cost from a strategic perspective, offering thorough coverage of the various elements of value management such as value planning, value engineering and value analysis from the perspective of projects.



Practice Standard for Earned Value Management

Practice Standard for Earned Value Management Author Project Management Institute
ISBN-10 9781935589891
Release 2012-07-01
Pages 135
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The Practice Standard for Earned Value Management—Second Edition expands on the earned value information in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) –Fourth Edition. EVM is often referred to as “management with the lights on” because it helps objectively and succinctly identify where a project is and where it is going. The methodology incorporates project scope, schedule and costs, and the process is applicable across many Knowledge Areas and Process Groups. This practice standard is intended for anyone who wants to better develop their project management toolset and know how to potentially improve project performance through the use of earned value.



Introduction to Industrial Organization

Introduction to Industrial Organization Author Luís M. B. Cabral
ISBN-10 0262032864
Release 2000
Pages 354
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This book provides an issue-driven introduction to industrial organization.



The Engineer s Cost Handbook

The Engineer s Cost Handbook Author Richard E. Westney
ISBN-10 020391001X
Release 1997-02-26
Pages 776
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Offers coverage of each important step in engineering cost control process, from project justification to life-cycle costs. The book describes cost control systems and shows how to apply the principles of value engineering. It explains estimating methodology and the estimation of engineering, engineering equipment, and construction and labour costs; delineates productivity and cash-flow analysis; and more.



Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis

Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis Author Barbara A. Carkenord
ISBN-10 9781604270075
Release 2009
Pages 384
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"This book provides a "how to" approach to mastering business analysis work. It will help build the skill sets of new analysts and all those currently doing analysis work, from project managers to project team members such as systems analysts, product managers and business development professionals, to the experienced business analyst. It also covers the tasks and knowledge areas for the new 2008 v.2 of The Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and will help prepare business analysts for the HBA CBAP certification exam."--BOOK JACKET.



Cisco CallManager Best Practices

Cisco CallManager Best Practices Author Sal Collora
ISBN-10 1587051397
Release 2004
Pages 575
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Delivers the proven solutions that make a difference in your Cisco IP Telephony deployment Learn dial plan best practices that help you configure features such as intercom, group speed dials, music on hold, extension mobility, and more Understand how to manage and monitor your system proactively for maximum uptime Use dial plan components to reduce your exposure to toll fraud Take advantage of call detail records for call tracing and accounting, as well as troubleshooting Utilize the many Cisco IP Telephony features to enable branch site deployments Discover the best ways to install, upgrade, patch, and back up CallManager Learn how backing up to remote media provides both configuration recovery and failure survivability IP telephony represents the future of telecommunications: a converged data and voice infrastructure boasting greater flexibility and more cost-effective scalability than traditional telephony. Having access to proven best practices, developed in the field by Cisco® IP Telephony experts, helps you ensure a solid, successful deployment. Cisco CallManager Best Practices offers best practice solutions for CallManager and related IP telephony components such as IP phones, gateways, and applications. Written in short, to-the-point sections, this book lets you explore the tips, tricks, and lessons learned that will help you plan, install, configure, back up, restore, upgrade, patch, and secure Cisco CallManager, the core call processing component in a Cisco IP Telephony deployment. You’ll also discover the best ways to use services and parameters, directory integration, call detail records, management and monitoring applications, and more. Customers inspired this book by asking the same questions time after time: How do I configure intercom? What’s the best way to use partitions and calling search spaces? How do I deploy CallManager regionally on my WAN? What do all those services really do? How do I know how many calls are active? How do I integrate CallManager with Active Directory? Years of expert experiences condensed for you in this book enable you to run a top-notch system while enhancing the performance and functionality of your IP telephony deployment.



Implementing IT Governance A Practical Guide to Global Best Practices in IT Management

Implementing IT Governance   A Practical Guide to Global Best Practices in IT Management Author Gad J. Selig
ISBN-10 9789087531195
Release 2008-04-12
Pages 328
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The issues, opportunities and challenges of aligning information technology more closely with an organization and effectively governing an organization’s Information Technology (IT) investments, resources, major initiatives and superior uninterrupted service is becoming a major concern of the Board and executive management in enterprises on a global basis. An integrated and comprehensive approach to the alignment, planning, execution and governance of IT and its resources has become critical to more effectively align, integrate, invest, measure, deploy, service and sustain the strategic and tactical direction and value proposition of IT in support of organizations. Much has been written and documented about the individual components of IT Governance such as strategic planning, demand (portfolio investment) management, program and project management, IT service management and delivery, strategic sourcing and outsourcing, performance management and metrics, like the balanced scorecard, compliance and others. Much less has been written about a comprehensive and integrated IT/Business Alignment, Planning, Execution and Governance approach. This new title fills that need in the marketplace and gives readers a structured and practical solutions using the best of the best principles available today. The book is divided into nine chapters, which cover the three critical pillars necessary to develop, execute and sustain a robust and effective IT governance environment - leadership and proactive people and change agents, flexible and scalable processes and enabling technology. Each of the chapters also covers one or more of the following action oriented topics: demand management and alignment (the why and what of IT – strategic planning, portfolio investment management, decision authority, etc.); execution management (includes the how - Program/Project Management, IT Service Management with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Strategic Sourcing and outsourcing); performance, risk and contingency management (e.g. includes COBIT, the balanced scorecard and other metrics and controls); and leadership, teams and people skills.