PMP® Examination Practice Questions: 400 Practice Questions and Answers to help you Pass, Edition 3

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Study for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination with this essential aid in your study program. It contains over 400 realistic multiple choice practice questions, answers, and explanations. PMP® Examination Practice Questions is organized into two useful parts. The first comprises all the questions, organized in chapters by topic, allowing you to simulate the actual test. The second part not only gives the answers, but also comments on the incorrect answers, providing additional insight and helping you formulate your test-taking strategy.


What You'll Learn
  • See Q&As to over 400 realistic practice questions and answers
  • Discover all the formulas needed to pass the exam
  • Use the first part to simulate testing
  • Use the second part as a study guide to understand why an answer is correct or not
Who This Book Is For
divThose with project management experience and some IT experience who are ready to study for and take the PMP exam.
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About the author

Sean Whitaker, BA, MSc, MBA, PMP is a project management subject matter expert and an expert on what it takes to pass the PMP exam (thousands have passed the PMP exam using Sean's materials). He is passionate about the profession of project management and spends his time teaching, coaching, lecturing and speaking about the profession around the globe. He is the author of many books on project management and also on passing the PMP exam, including: PMP Training Kit, PMP Rapid Review, PMP Examination Practice Questions for the PMBOK Guide, 5th edition: Updated 2014, The Professional Project Manager, and The Practically Perfect Project Manager.
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Publisher
Apress
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Published on
May 14, 2016
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Pages
286
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ISBN
9781484218839
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Business Mathematics
Business & Economics / Information Management
Business & Economics / Management
Business & Economics / Project Management
Computers / Enterprise Applications / Business Intelligence Tools
Computers / Information Theory
Computers / Networking / General
Computers / Online Services
Computers / Programming / Algorithms
Computers / Systems Architecture / General
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