PMP®️ Study Resources

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Studying is vital before any exam. Knowing which study resources are necessary for your Project Management Professional (PMP) exam helps you to concentrate on the main study material, instead of focusing on the irrelevant material. In addition, successful PMP test takers always benefit from multiple study aids including self-study, study groups and different courses. The following sections will take an in-depth look into the best study material for preparing and taking the PMP certification exam.

What Are the Best Books and Study Guides for the PMP Exam?

The Project Management Institute (PMI), the vendor which oversees the PMP® certification, recommend candidates review self-study books published by Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) and other reputable training organizations. Below are some valuable books for PMP exam preparation.

PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition

“A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge,” or just the PMBOK® Guide, is one of the essential publications of the PMI. The book includes vital information on agile practices along with traditional approaches in this sixth edition. Other additions to this guide incorporate:

  • Tailoring considerations
  • Trends and emerging practices
  • A new section discussing the role of a project manager
  • Concentrating more on strategic and business knowledge

Together, the PMBOK® Guide and the Agile Practice Guide (see below) complement each other and provide a powerful tool for project management services. If a candidate orders a PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition in English, he/she will be able to acquire a complimentary copy of an Agile Practice Guide.

You can go here to buy the PMBOK® Guide in English.

Agile Practice Guide

According to the PMI, many stakeholders associated with the project management industry use agile practices and many more asked them to focus (Read more...)

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