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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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Project Management Plan Review

In previous chapters, I discussed the concept of the cost baseline, the schedule baseline, and the project management plan. You’ll recall that the project management plan is the final, approved documented plan that you’ll use throughout the remainder of the project to measure project progress and, ultimately, project success. The key components of the project management plan include the following documents:

  • Scope statement
  • Project schedule
  • Communication plan
  • Resource plan
  • Procurement plan
  • Project budget
  • Quality management plan
  • Risk management plan

This completed plan serves as the baseline for project progress. You’ll use this plan during the Executing and Monitoring and Controlling phases of the project to determine whether the project is on track or whether you need to take action to get the work in alignment with the plan. The project management plan is also referred to when a change is requested. It helps determine whether...