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Revised edition of: Achieve PMP exam success: a concise study guide for the busy project manager / by Margaret Chu, Diane Altwies, and Janice Preston. 4th ed.
This bestselling study guide provides busy project managers with a brief yet proven comprehensive self-study program for successfully passing the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam on the first attempt, while cutting study time typically needed in half. Users can simulate 200 exam questions with the CD-ROM.
This self-study guide for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute contains everything project managers need to pass the PMP Exam, including 44 processes, and 592 inputs, tools, and outputs. Exam topics are covered and insider secrets, complete explanations of all PMP subjects, test tricks and tips, hundreds of highly realistic sample questions, and exercises designed to strengthen understanding of PMP concepts and prepare managers for exam success on the first attempt are provided.
In A Bias for Action, Sumantra Ghoshal and Heike Bruch reveal that only 10% of managers act purposefully to get truly important work done. A Bias for Action shows that great managers produce results not by motivating others, but by engaging their own willpower through a powerful combination of energy and focus.Bruch and Ghoshal provide simple strategies for bolstering individual willpower and action-taking abilities, and explore ways to marshal the willpower of others to encourage collective action.
Negotiation is an essential element of almost all of our interactions—personally and professionally. It’s part of how we establish relationships, work together, and arrive at solutions for our clients, our organizations, and ourselves. Simply put, those who don’t negotiate well risk falling victim to those who do. Throughout his career, success expert Brian Tracy has negotiated millions of dollars worth of contracts. Now, with this concise guide, you too can become a master negotiator and learn how to: • Utilize the six key negotiating styles • Harness the power of emotion in hammering out agreements • Use time to your advantage • Prepare like a pro and enter any negotiation from a position of strength •Gain clarity on areas of agreement and disagreement • Develop win-win outcomes • Use the power of reciprocity • Know when and how to walk away • Apply the Law of Four • Plus much more Smart negotiation can save you time and money, make you more effective, and contribute substantially to your career. Jam-packed with Brian Tracy’s trademark wisdom, this practical and portable book puts the power of negotiation right in your hands.
Examines and explains the revolutionary business frameworks of Michael Porter, with examples to illustrate and update Porter's ideas for achieving and sustaining competitive success.
The ultimate PMP® exam prep guide, updated for the 2015 exam PMP® Study Guide, 8th Edition is a complete resource for PMP® exam preparation, featuring full coverage of all exam objectives, hands-on practice, and plenty of interactive tools. Fully updated to reflect the Project Management Institute's latest changes to the exam, this new edition includes the revised best practices in alignment with PMBOK® 5th edition. You'll find detailed discussion on a wide range of project management topics, concepts, and key terms, alongside frequent opportunities to gain hands-on practice using these skills in typical workplace scenarios. Each chapter includes comprehensive review questions to help you gauge your understanding, and you also gain access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment that features electronic flash cards, chapter tests, practice exams, and more. The IT marketplace demands certified project management professionals, and the PMP® certification was created specifically to address that demand. Now considered the premier project management credential, the PMP requires candidates to undergo a grueling four-hour exam. This book gives you everything you need to improve your skills and take the exam with confidence. Get hands-on practice in real-world scenarios Relate each objective to your current project Test your understanding with practice tests and more The PMP® Study Guide is your ultimate preparation resource for passing the PMP®. (PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMP, and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)
Used in conjunction with PMI's PMBOK® Guide — Fifth Edition (2013), this concise study guide presents all the fundamental knowledge, concepts, exercises, practice questions, and simulated exams needed to prepare for and successfully pass the CAPM® exam on your first try. However, this book is much more than a study guide. It is a valuable desk reference that project team members can use to improve their effectiveness and contribution to the success of a project and is also a good resource for those considering a career in project management.Key Features • Provides free online access to over 900 questions enabling you to perform practice tests by each of ten knowledge areas and/or simulate actual 150 question exams, and receive feedback on incorrect answers • Contains a pre-assessment test to help you develop a focused study plan and manage your time effectively, and a post-assessment test to evaluate your readiness for the actual CAPM exam • Uses a sample project throughout to demonstrate how to apply tools and techniques covered in the PMBOK® Guide and exercises to further develop your knowledge and competency • Presents key definitions and tips to improve your understanding, and sample CAPM exam questions and answers at the end of each chapter • WAV offers a case study answer key and a study aid to help in understanding the 47 processes, inputs, tools, techniques, and outputs, as well as the interdependencies between each process across all of the 10 knowledge areas — available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at jrosspub.com
Looks at the "scrum" project management system popular in the technology industry, and how it may be implemented in other fields to increase productivity through customer feedback and a process of constant reiteration.
Using real-life case studies and written with a student-centred approach, this 5th edition provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to undertake a piece of business research making the best use of IT where appropriate.
This bestselling soup-to-nuts book teaches the techniques and methods used in the country’s finest MBA programs. And now it’s fully revised with the latest information for today’s busy businesspeople. Presented in an accessible question-and-answer format, The Vest-Pocket MBA helps readers quickly pinpoint all the formulas, ratios, and rules of thumb they need to analyze and evaluate nearly any problem. Among the many topics it covers: accounting, finance, break-even analysis, investment evaluation, capital budgeting, business law, risk minimization, marketing, and international trade. The Vest-Pocket MBA offers a wealth of guidelines, illustrations, and how-to’s for the modern decision-maker, from the B-school student to the senior executive.
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