THE BOOKS

 

The most recent editions of my books on project management are shown below. If you are beginner and want to know more about project management in general, I recommend Project Management JumpStart. If you are studying for the CompTIA® Project+ Exam, you'll want a copy of the latest edition of the CompTIA Project+ Exam Study Guide. If you are studying for the PMI® exam, pick up a copy of the PMP® Exam Study Guide.

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PMP® Project Management Professional Study Guide, 10th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-65900-6​

 

The PMP® Project Management Professional Study Guide, 10th Edition, is your one-stop resource for complete coverage of the updated 2021 exam. This study guide serves as a comprehensive resource for those who plan on taking the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam administered by PMI®. The book helps you prepare for the exam, and it will continue to serve project managers as an on-the-job reference book.

The PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Tenth Edition is fully updated to include recent changes to the exam. New content covers the integral role that Agile and other iterative practices have in project management. Updates also address the pivotal responsibilities of the project manager and the skill sets required for this position. The study guide was written to reflect the Project Management Process and Procedures found in the revised A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge -- PMBOK® Guide, 6th Edition. 

Well-known author and expert Kim Heldman, PMP, helps to prepare you for the exam with in-depth coverage of topics, concepts, and key terms. Learn more about the three main domain areas of people, process, and business environment, plus the predictive, agile, and hybrid approaches to project management. This guide is an effective learning aid that will take your understanding to the next level.

  • Provides comprehensive material, covering the complete exam outline

  • Lists chapter objectives and offers detailed discussions of these objectives

  • Reflects differences in project management environments and approaches

  • Effectively presents real world scenarios, project application sidebars, and chapter review questions

You’ll also connect to a beneficial, on-the-go resource: an interactive online learning environment and test bank. This environment includes an assessment test, chapter tests, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms. A thorough review is the best prep for a challenging certification exam. So, get ready with this essential PMP study guide.

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CompTIA® Project+ Study Guide, 3rd Edition PKO-005

ISBN: 978-1-119-89251-9

 

Prepare for the Project+ exam and a new career in project management quickly and efficiently with this updated guide. In the newly revised Third Edition of the CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-005, veteran project manager and tech educator Kim Heldman delivers a fully updated and comprehensive guide to the foundational CompTIA Project+ exam. This all-in-one study aid focuses on the job-critical skills demanded by employers and will help you hit the ground running on your first day in a new project management role.

In this Study Guide, you’ll learn to manage the project lifecycle, coordinate small- and medium-sized projects, establish communication plans, manage resources and stakeholders, maintain project documentation and artifacts, and support the completion of larger projects within an information technology environment. It also offers:

  • Hands-on, concrete guidance designed to banish test anxiety and prepare you for the entry-level CompTIA Project+ exam

  • Detailed advice on project management concepts, lifecycle phases, project tools and documentation, and IT and governance basics required by on-the-job project managers

  • Complimentary access to Sybex’s interactive, online learning environment and test bank, complete with an assessment test, hundreds of practice questions, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a searchable glossary of key terms

 

Full of practical examples and insights drawn from Kim's extensive, real-world experience, the newest edition of CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-005, Third Edition, is a must-read for anyone considering a new career in project management or preparing for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

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Project Management JumpStart, Fourth Edition

ISBN-978-1119472223​

This introduction to project management covers the methods, standards, and practices you need to know to launch a career in project management. You will learn the basic principles of project management, how to develop project management skills, ways to define goals, assess risk, and obtain resources, how to develop and execute a project plan, budgting, monitoring, closing the books, and which professional certifications are available. 

This book is full of practical examples and real-world scenarios to help bring context to your new found project management knowledge.