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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)
Free Chapter
1
Acknowledgments
2
About the Author
15
Advert
16
EULA

Summary

Project stakeholders are anyone who has a vested interest in the outcomes of the project. Some project stakeholders you will likely encounter include the project sponsor, team members, functional managers, and customers (both internal and external).

A project sponsor is an executive in the organization who has the authority to assign budget and resources to the project. Project sponsors serve as the final decision-makers on the project, sign and approve the project charter, and remove obstacles so the team can perform their work. Project sponsors often act as the project champions as well. They spread enthusiasm for the project and act as cheerleaders regarding its benefits.

The project coordinator assists the project manager with administrative functions. The project scheduler coordinates and updates the project schedule and keeps stakeholders informed of schedule progress. The project manager is responsible for coordinating and managing the project team, communications, scope...