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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By : Kim Heldman
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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By: Kim Heldman

Overview of this book

The CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, Second Edition is your comprehensive resource for taking Exam PK0-004. With 100% coverage of all exam objectives, this book gives you everything you need to approach the exam with confidence. Detailed explanations and superior study tools cover and reinforce setup, initiation, planning, execution, delivery, change, control, communication, and closure, and the author Kim Heldman's twenty-five years of project management experience provide deep insight into real-world applications. The book contains detailed explanations and superior study tools that cover and reinforce all the exam objectives. You’ll begin by tackling questions related to pre-project setup and project initiation. Then you’ll solve questions about creating a project charter and planning it. You’ll also take questions about developing schedules and budgets and project execution. The later chapters provide questions on managing change, control, and communication. Finally, you’ll be given questions on project closure. By the end of the book, you’ll have the knowledge you need to be confident on exam day.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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Exam Essentials

Describe the importance of communications planning. Communications planning is the key to project success. It involves determining who needs information, what type, when, in what format, and the frequency of the communication.

Describe meeting types. Meetings include kickoffs, virtual, in person, scheduled, impromptu, and closure meetings.

Describe communication methods. Communication methods include meetings, email, fax, instant messaging, video conferencing, voice conferencing, face-to-face, text message, distribution of printed media, and social media.

Describe the factors influencing communication methods. Language barriers, time zones/geographical factors, technological factors, cultural differences, interorganizational differences, intraorganizational differences, personal preferences, rapport building/relationship building, content of message, criticality factors, and specific stakeholder communication requirements.

Name the common communication triggers on any...