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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.
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Exam Essentials

Be able to define a project. A project brings about a unique product, service, or result and has definite beginning and ending dates.

Be able to identify the difference between a project and ongoing operations. A project is a temporary endeavor to create a unique product or service. Operational work is ongoing and repetitive.

Be able to define a program and a portfolio. A program is a group of related projects managed to gain benefits that couldn’t be realized if they were managed independently. Portfolios are collections of programs, subportfolios, and projects that support strategic business goals or objectives. Programs and projects within the portfolio may not be related to one another.

Name the three types of organizational structures. The three types of organizational structures are functional, matrix, and projectized structures. Matrix organizations may be structured as a strong matrix, weak matrix, or balanced matrix organization.

Be able to define the role...