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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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Scope planning uses the output of the initiating phase, the project charter, to create the scope statement and the scope management plan. The scope management plan documents the process you’ll use to prepare the scope statement and WBS, a definition of how the deliverables will be validated, and a description of the process for controlling scope change requests.

The scope statement is the basis for many of the planning processes and future change decisions. It is also the basis for setting the boundaries of the project with the customer and stakeholders. A scope statement includes the product description, key deliverables, success and acceptance criteria, key performance indicators, exclusions, time and cost estimates, assumptions, and constraints.

Requirements describe the characteristics of the deliverables. They might also describe functionality that a deliverable must have or specific conditions a deliverable must meet to satisfy the objective of the project. They are...