PMP Exam Prep Book Review

By | April 4, 2011
What is PMP Certification, PMP Exam Prep Book Review

What is PMP Certification

PMP Exam Prep by Rita Mulcahy is one of the most popular project management certification preparation books ever. Rita’s years of experience along with her thousands of hours of research in the field of project management have made her book one of the best PMP prep books available. Rita has helped thousands of project managers pass the PMP exam using her effective test prep techniques and amazing ability to make studying fun!

PMP Exam Prep uses a wide variety of studying techniques that help deliver the necessary information essential to passing the exam without wasting hours of your time memorizing things you don’t need. Exercises, sample questions and tests, activities, and even games are used in this book to prepare you for the PMP certification exam. You will find over 500 information-packed pages with more than 400 sample PMP test questions and test taking tips that will ensure you pass the test on your first go.

Not only does Rita do an excellent job of including exactly what you will need to know to pass the test, but she also presents in a way that will make studying seem like a piece of cake. Of the many PMP training options available, Rita’s PMP Exam Prep will give you the most value for your money. You will find more useful information in her book then you will get by spending thousands of dollars on a 7-day bootcamp!

The book is written in an easy-to-follow format with the first few chapters covering the PMP project management framework and providing an introduction to the book. The majority of the book focuses on the 9 project management knowledge areas and the final few chapters cover a project manager’s professional and social responsibility.

PMP Exam Prep is a great refresher for experienced project managers and an excellent study guide for new project managers who want to receive the PMP credential without spending thousands of dollars on training courses and programs.

A few people believe that this book is more expensive than it should be, but when you take into account the cost of the PMP exam and the advantages of actually holding the Project Management Professional credential, you will see that this book is well worth the price.

Spending money on good PMP certification training will be one of the best investments you can make throughout your project management career.

Conclusion: We strongly recommend Rita’s PMP Exam Prep study guide if you are a new project manager looking for a good self-study guide to pass the PMP test or a seasoned PMP who just wants to brush up on a few concepts.