PMP Exam How to Pass on the First Try

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Over 250,000 Copies Sold

With over a quarter of a million copies in print, Andy’s book has helped students prepare for the PMP exam since 2002.

Over 500 Practice Exam Questions

More than 400 practice exam questions included within the text, with an additional 100 available online.

Exactly What You Need To Pass

Find out exactly what you need to study for the test, how to learn it, how to apply it, and why it is important.

Easy to Read

Clearly organized, presenting the material in an easily understandable format.

About the Book

This book is based on the current PMP® Exam Content Outline (ECO) and has been fully updated for the PMP Exam released January 2, 2021.

Studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam takes a significant amount of commitment and effort, but knowing what to study should be effortless. That’s where this book comes in! A study guide for the PMP certification exam, Andy Crowe’s The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, provides all the information project managers need to thoroughly prepare for the test.

This comprehensive study resource includes:

  • All the processes, inputs, tools, and outputs that will be tested
  • Insider secrets, test tricks and tips
  • Links to 60 short videos with Andy explaining concepts further
  • Over 400 practice exam questions including end of chapter quizzes and a mock final exam
  • Meaningful exercises designed to strengthen mastery of key concepts
  • An area on each page for taking chapter notes
  • One week subscription to InSite, Velociteach’s e-learning portal, with additional content including an extra 100 simulated practice exam questions
  • Glossary of terms and definitions in back of book for reference

The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, is clearly organized and presents the material in an easily understandable format. Every process, input, tool and technique, and output is clearly explained, and the reasons underlying each are addressed.

The most complete, concise, and up-to-date study resource, Andy’s book cuts down on the difficulty factors in obtaining the PMP certification and helps candidates pass the exam on the FIRST try.

About the Author

In 2002, Andy Crowe, a leader in the IT project management industry, left his high-profile career to combine his passion for writing with his in-depth knowledge and experience as a Project Management Professional (PMP)®. He wanted to empower others to learn project management in a simple, dynamic way that also encouraged personal and professional growth. As a result, Andy has published one of the most respected books in the industry, The PMP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, which has been reprinted 27 times in five editions and sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide.

Among other titles, Andy is also the author of The PMI-ACP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, and Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not, which is based on his landmark Alpha Study of over 5,000 project managers and stakeholders in the U.S. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Andy is a prolific writer and speaker with a focus on project management theory, curriculum development, and instructional delivery. He has taught classes in C++ for Microsoft University and advanced technology courses for the U.S. government, and he has served on Microsoft’s .NET international advisory committee.

Andy is the founder and CEO of Velociteach, a project management training company based in Kennesaw, GA. He is a PMP® credential holder, a Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Erratas for The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try by Andy Crowe

Did you receive an earlier printing of the textbook? If so, please download our Errata that addresses minor editorial changes. Note that these Erratas pertain to specific printings of the textbook (refer to bottom of the copyright page of your book to confirm printing):

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