In the month of January, 2013, the knowledge guide of the latest edition of PM body has been published. As the tenth knowledge area Project Stakeholder Management is increasing the knowledge areas from nine to ten than the fourth edition. It documents increasing total points of 42 to 47. It affects to the project management professionals to pass PMP certifications. The review material reflects the changes to pass successfully.
About PMP Exam:
PMP exam is a process to get certificate for the professionals who have passed the exam successfully. PMI’s Project Management Professional credential is the most recognized credential for project managers. After having this credential, professionals should continue certification requirement program. PMP was at top list while comparing the highest paying certification in the technology industry, mentioned in an article.
Discussion of Some Top PMP Books:
Some companies like Skillogic offer PMP certification course for those people who want more references or who want to study on their own. Resources of these books are easily accessible and come at very affordable price rate.
Based on date of publishing, PMBOK 5th edition alignment, structure, customer accuracy and reviews, some books are mentioned here:
- Guide for the Busy Project Manager, 5th edition:
For about 30 years Diane Altwies, PMP, was a project manager in the insurance and financial service. Being a project manager he has developed a course in some universities about PM and certificate programs. The book has 433 pages and was published on the second July of 2013. The price of the book is $56.95 and it is also downloadable.
- Guide PMP Project Management Professional Study, 4rth edition:
The author Joseph Phillips is a PM consultant and also an educator and CompTIA trainer. He has developed train-the-trainer course for institutions, universities and major corporations. The book has 784 pages and was published on twenty third of July, 2013. It has two editions and it costs around $30.45.
- Guide for PMP:
Project Management Professional Exam Study, 7th edition: Project Management JumpStart has written by Kim Heldman, PMP, beside this best selling exam guide. She is the manager of IT projects for about twenty years. Her book was published on the first day of July, 2013. It has 696 pages and costs $ 36.74. It doesn't only cover the whole topic area but covers processes, key terms, PM concepts and PMP and CAPM exams.
- PMP Exam Prep Questions, Answers, & Explanations:
To help students be prepared for the PMP certification, Christopher Scordo, PMP has written this book. This book of PMP Exam Prep was published in the month of November, 2009. Fifth edition of the book is updated with the recent PMBOK Guide 31st of July, 2013. It has 422 pages and it costs about $39.24.
- PMP EXAM Simplified, 5th edition:
AME owner Aileen Ellis, PMP, PgMP has published the book on seventeenth of July, 2013. It has 430 pages and costs around $51.53.
These are without a doubt some of the best books an PMP Certification aspirant should own.
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