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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

Be able to define the Initiating phase. Initiation authorizes the project to begin.

Be able to define the Planning phase. This process is where most project documents and processes are created, including the schedule, work breakdown structure, budget, communication plan, procurement plan, and more. These documents are used as the foundation for managing the project throughout the remaining processes.

Be able to define the Executing phase. The work of the project is performed in the Executing process. This is where the deliverables are produced.

Be able to define the Monitoring and Controlling phase. This process monitors and controls the work, deliverables, and outputs of the project to determine whether there are variances from the project plan. Corrective actions are taken during this process to get the project back on course. Risks, issues, quality assurance, changes, and budget are among the elements of the project monitored during this process.

Be able to define the...