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Best PMP Certification Books You Should Enjoy

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Pmp Certification books.

1. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition (2017)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyThe PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition – PMI’s flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge—including discussion of project management business documents—and information on the PMI Talent Triangle™ and the essential skills for success in today’s market….
Author(s): Project Management Institute

2. The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, Sixth Edition (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyThis book is based on the 6th edition PMBOK Guide® and has been fully updated for the March 2018 exam. A complete guide for the PMP certification exam, The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try provides all the information project managers need to thoroughly prepare for and pass the test. This comprehensive study resource includes: 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….
Author(s): Andy Crowe

3. All-in-One PMP Exam Prep Kit: Based on 6th Ed. PMBOK Guide (Test Prep) (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyThis all-inclusive, self-study guide for the PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam provides all the information project managers need to thoroughly prepare for the test. It contains the book The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try; flash card App to help with memorization of key points; a laminated quick reference guide; a trial version subscription to the PMP course in InSite (the top PMP e-learning site); and downloadable audio CDs featuring experts Andy Crowe, Bill Yates, and Louis Alderman discussing the main points and concepts for the exam. The included learning materials…
Author(s): Crowe PMP PgMP, Andy

4. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam prep (2015)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyAligned with PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition and the PMP® Exam Content Outline dated March 2018 For exams after March 28, 2018. These days, job competition is fierce; you need an extra edge in everything you do. The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is critical to remaining current, marketable, and at the top of the list in the project management business. Sohel Akhter's easy-to-follow Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam Prep covers everything you need to know to pass your exam. Sohel's book will get you those credentials in short order. His study guide is…
Author(s): Sohel Akhter

5. Head First PMP: A Learner’s Companion to Passing the Project Management Professional Exam (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyHead First PMP teaches you the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK® Guide in a unique and inspiring way. This updated fourth edition takes you beyond specific questions and answers with a unique visual format that helps you grasp the big picture of project management. By putting PMP concepts into context, you’ll be able to understand, remember, and apply them—not just on the exam, but on the job. No wonder so many people have used Head First PMP as their sole source for passing the PMP exam.This book will help you: Based on the…
Author(s): Jennifer Greene, Andrew Stellman

6. PMP Exam Prep, Eighth Edition – Updated: Rita’s Course in a Book for Passing the PMP Exam (2015)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyThis book has been FULLY updated to reflect PMI’s changes to the PMP Exam Content Outline dated June 2015, and is intended for all PMP exams taken AFTER November 1st, 2015. If you are taking the PMP exam on or before November 1st of 2015, please contact the Publisher. Hundreds of thousands of project managers understand why PMP Exam Prep is a worldwide best-seller. Years of PMP exam preparation experience, endless hours of ongoing research, interviews with project managers who failed the exam to identify gaps in their knowledge, and a razor-sharp focus on making sure project managers don’t waste a single minute of their time…
Author(s): Rita Mulcahy

7. PMP Exam Prep: Questions, Answers, & Explanations: 1000+ Practice Questions with Detailed Solutions (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should Enjoy In this book: 1000+ detailed PMP exam practice questions including 18 condensed PMP mock exams that can be completed in one hour; 11 Targeted PMBOK Knowledge Area tests, and detailed solution sets for all PMP questions which include clear explanations and wording, PMBOK Knowledge Area and page references, and reasoning based on the latest PMBOK Guide – Sixth  Edition and updated PMP exam format. Includes FREE PMP exam formula reference sheet!["PMI", "PMP", and "PMBOK Guide" are marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.]Student…
Author(s): Christopher Scordo

8. PMP Exam Prep Over 600 Practice Questions: Based on PMBOK Guide 6th Edition (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyPassing the exam is no easy task, no matter how many books or videos you study. You will need to take exam like questions in order to be prepared for the real test. This book will give you the exam like experience you need in order to pass the actual exam on your first try. Almost all PMP exam questions are scenarios, which will test your ability to choose the best answer. The questions in this book are mostly scenarios and are formatted just like the actual exam. They will test your skills and knowledge of selecting the best answer. All questions…
Author(s): Andrew Ramdayal

9. PMP Exam Prep Simplified: Based on PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyPassing the PMP Exam is no easy task, but this book can make it a lot simpler. This book contains over 500 exam like questions, full-length mock exam, and exam tips. The hot topics sections of Critical Path and Earned Value Management is well explained and will get you passing the exam on your first try. This study guide is for the PMP exam based on the PMBOK Guide 6th edition.This study guide also includes free access to our e-learning courses in Earned Value Management, Critical Path Method, and how to fill out the PMP application. Over 3 hours of videos to help students learn some of the most…
Author(s): Andrew Ramdayal

10. PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyThe ultimate PMP preparation and self-study experience, updated to align with the new PMBOK® Guide, 6th Edition The PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Ninth Edition, provides comprehensive review for the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) PMP certification exam. This new ninth edition has been completely revised to align with the latest version of the exam, which includes new tasks that reflect changes to best practices, the role of the project manager, and the growing importance of agile and other adaptive and iterative…
Author(s): Kim Heldman

11. PMP Exam Master Prep: Learn Faster, Retain More, Pass the PMP Exam, Sixth Edition (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyDesigned specifically to ensure you Learn Faster, Retain More and Pass the PMP Exam….
Author(s): Scott Payne

12. McGraw-Hill’s PMP Certification Mathematics with CD-ROM (2010)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyWith McGraw-Hill’s PMP® Certification Mathematics, you have what you need to ace the toughest area of the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification test―math and statistics. The book provides in-depth descriptions of every math concept covered on the exam, along with all relevant calculations and practical problem-solving strategies. Complete with sample questions and step-by-step solutions, McGraw-Hill’s PMP® Certification Mathematics helps you build a solid foundation in the subject―whether you’re planning to take the test or a practicing professional looking to refresh your skills….
Author(s): Vidya Subramanian, Ravi Ramachandran

13. PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, Fifth Edition (2018)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should Enjoy This highly effective self-study guide contains all of the information you need to prepare for the latest version of the challenging Project Management Professional exam. Electronic content includes the Total Tester customizable exam engine, worksheets, reference PDFs, and more than an hour of video training from the author.Fully updated for the Sixth Edition of the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, Fifth Edition contains more than 900 accurate practice exam questions. Each…
Author(s): Joseph Phillips

14. How to get every Earned Value question right on the PMP® Exam: 50+ PMP® Exam Prep Sample Questions and Solutions on Earned Value Management (EVM) (PMP Exam Prep Simplified) (Volume 1) (2014)

 Best PMP Certification Books You Should EnjoyTo learn to ride a bike, a person must ride a bike. To learn to pass the PMP® Exam, a person must practice with hundreds and hundreds of PMP® Exam Prep sample questions. This book is the first book in our series of mini- books – Over the last 16 years Aileen has helped over 10,000 project managers in her workshops obtain their PMP® credential. Often the participants in Aileen’s workshops are successful project managers who may lack experience is specific topics on the PMP® Exam. The topics that participants seem to struggle with the most are: There is one thing all of these areas…
Author(s): Ellis PMP, Aileen

Best Pmp Certification Books You Should Enjoy

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PMP® in Depth: Project Management Professional Certification Study Guide for the PMP® Exam

Author(s): Paul Sanghera
ID: 2309270, Publisher: Apress, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-In-One Exam Guide

Author(s): Phillips, Joseph
ID: 2744605, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education;McGraw-Hill Publishing, Year: 2013;2014, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies

Author(s): Cynthia Stackpole Snyder
ID: 1101205, Publisher: For Dummies, Year: 2013, Size: 7 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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