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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

Exam Essentials

Be able to define a project manager. The project manager manages the team, communication, scope, risk, budget, and time. They also manage quality assurance and are responsible for the project artifacts.

Be able to define a project sponsor. A project sponsor is an executive in the organization who has the authority to allocate dollars and resources to the project. The sponsor approves funding, the project charter, the project baseline, and high-level requirements. They have final decision-making authority for the project, help with marketing the benefits of the project, remove roadblocks for the team, and participate in business case justification.

Be able to define project stakeholders. A stakeholder is anyone who has a vested interest in the project and has something to gain or lose from the project. Stakeholders include the sponsor, project manager, project team members, functional managers, customers, team members, and others with an interest in the project.

Be able...