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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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Chapter 4
Creating the Work Breakdown Structure


  • 1.6 Given a scenario, execute and develop project schedules.
    • Work breakdown structure
  • 2.1 Given a scenario, predict the impact of various constraint variables and influencers throughout the project.
    • Common constraints
      • Budget
      • Scope
      • Deliverables
      • Quality
      • Environment
      • Resources
      • Requirements
      • Scheduling
    • Influences
      • Change request
      • Scope creep
      • Constraint reprioritization
      • Interaction between constraints
      • Stakeholder/sponsors/management
      • Other projects
  • 4.1 Compare and contrast various project management tools.
    • Charts
      • Process diagram

Now that you have an approved project charter, it is time to talk about project planning. In many cases, I’ve seen that once a project is approved, people want to start working on the project activities immediately. The general consensus is, “Who has time for planning? We need to get this project started!”

As the project...