Special Offers on Trainings

This blog has a tie up with Many top online training providers who are offering great deals for readers of this blog. The certifications covered include PMP, PMI RMP, PMI ACP, CAPM, Scrum Master Certification etc.

Click here to check them out.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

PMP Certification Study Guide


Below are the series of articles that are part of our endeavor to get PMP Certified.

The Chapters below are based on the different phases of a Project which begin with Project Initiation, then Planning, then Execution, then Monitoring & Control and then finally the Closing phase.

Hope you find it useful.

Articles Index:

1. About the PMP Certification
2. Tips to get PMP Certified
3. Main parts in Managing a Project

The Remaining Articles in this series will be classified broadly into 5 Parts as explained in Chapter 3.

Part 1 - Initiating the Project

Section 1: Introduction to Project Management
1. Main Parts in Managing a Project
2. Introduction to Projects
3. Understanding Projects
4. What is Progressive Elaboration
5. Understanding Process
6. Project Lifecycle
7. Project Management Knowledge Areas
8. Project Stakeholders
9. The Most Influential Stakeholder
10. Organizational Influence on Projects
11. Understanding the Organizational Structure
12. Environmental Factors & Process Assets
13. Relation Between Project, Program and Portfolio
14. Other Terms Related to Project Management
15. Project Management Office
16. Big Picture of Project Management
17. Summary
18. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 2: Project Initiation

1. Introduction to Project Initiation
2. Origins of Projects
3. Understanding Project Selection
4. Developing a Project Charter
5. Identifying the Project Stakeholders
6. Stakeholder Analysis
7. Stakeholder Management Strategy
8. Summary
9. Important Terms & Definitions

Part 2 - Planning the Project

Section 1: Project Scope Planning

1. Introduction to Project Planning
2. Developing the Project Management Plan
3. Managing Project Scope
4. Collecting Requirements For Projects
5. Requirements Collection Process
6. Defining the Project Scope
7. Creating Work Breakdown Structure
8. Before & After WBS
9. Section Summary
10. Important Terms from the Section


Section 2: Planning for Project Schedule & Communication

1. Introduction to Project Schedule
2. Defining Activities
3. Sequencing Activities
4. Estimating Activity Resource Requirements
5. Estimating Activity Duration
6. Developing the Project Schedule
7. Project Communication
8. Planning Project Communication
9. Section Summary
10. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 3 - Planning for Project Resources

1. Introduction to Project Resource Management
2. Developing the Human Resource Plan
3. Estimating Costs & Determining Budgets
4. Procuring Project Resources
5. Procurement Management Plan
6. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 4: Planning For Quality & Risk Management

1. Big Picture of Quality Management
2. Planning Quality
3. Big Picture of Risk Management
4. Planning Risk Management
5. Identifying Risks
6. Analyzing Risks
7. Qualitative Risk Analysis
8. Quantitative Risk Analysis
9. Planning Risk Response
10. Big Picture of Quality & Risk Management
11. Section Summary
12. Important Terms & Definitions


Part 3 - Executing the Project
Section 1: Managing Project Work

1. Introduction to Project Execution
2. Executing a Project - Big Picture
3. Directing & Managing Project Execution
4. Performing Quality Assurance
5. Conducting Procurements
6. Section Summary
7. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 2: Managing the Project Team

1. Introduction to Human Resource Management
2. Big Picture of HR Management
3. Acquiring a Project Team
4. Developing the Project Team
5. Managing the Project Team
6. Motivating your Team
7. Section Summary
8. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 3: Managing the Stakeholders

1. Introduction
2. Big Picture of Stakeholder Management
3. Managing Stakeholder Expectations
4. Distributing Information
5. Section Summary
6. Important Terms & Definitions

Part 4 - Monitoring and Controlling the Project
Section 1: Monitoring & Controlling Project Work

1. Introduction
2. Big Picture of Monitoring & Controlling Project Work
3. Monitoring & Controlling the Project Work
4. Integrating Change Control
5. Administering Procurements
6. Section Summary
7. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 2: Monitoring & Controlling Quality and Risk

1. Introduction
2. Big Picture of Quality Management
3. Controlling Quality
4. Monitoring & Controlling Risks
5. Performance Reporting
6. Section Summary
7. Important Terms & Definitions

Section 3: Monitoring & Controlling the Golden Triangle

1. Introduction
2. Big Picture of Monitoring & Controlling the Golden Triangle
3. Controlling Scope
4. Controlling Schedule
5. Controlling Cost
6. Measuring Performance
7. Section Summary
8. Important Terms & Definitions


Part 5 - Closing the Project
Section 1: Closing the Project

1. Introduction
2. Big Picture of Closing the Project
3. Verifying the Scope of Project Deliverables
4. Performing Project Closure
5. Performing Procurements Closure
6. The Finishing Touches
7. Section Summary
8. Important Terms & Definitions


Section 2: Ethics & Professional Responsibility

1. Introduction
2. Ensuring Individual Integrity
3. Contributing to the Knowledgebase
4. Enhancing Individual Professional Competence
5. Promoting Interaction among Stakeholders
6. Dealing with Unprofessional Conduct
7. Big Picture of Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
8. Section Summary
9. Important Terms & Definitions





Apart from these articles, there will be some more articles that will help you gain more expertise in order to get the elusive PMP Certification. Watch out for more articles in this blog soon!!!


Thank you to all future PMP's

No comments:

Post a Comment

Sample PMP Exam Q & A

If you are preparing for the PMP Exam and want to get your hands on hundreds of sample questions, reach me at anandvijayakumar007@gmail.com to find out more...

Google+ Badge

© 2013 by www.getpmpcertified.blogspot.com. All rights reserved. No part of this blog or its contents may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission of the Author.

Followers