PgMP Exam Challenge!

PM World Book Review 

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Book Title:  PgMP Exam Challenge!
Author:  Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP and J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP
Publisher:  CRC Press and ESI International
Format:  Soft cover; 544 pages
Publication Date:   2013
ISBN: 978-1-4822-0208-3
Reviewer:  Nazanin Mehrooz, PMP
Reviewed:     August 2013

Introduction to the Book This is a study guide designed to assist with preparing for PMI’s Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification test.   It includes 505 short questions which test your knowledge areas from the PMI standard for program management (3rd edition). Overview of Book’s Structure The book contains 10 sections:

  1. Strategic Program Management
  2. Benefits Management
  3. Stakeholder Engagement
  4. Governance
  5. Program Management Life Cycle
  6. Initiating
  7. Planning
  8. Executing
  9. Monitoring and Controlling
  10. Closing

Highlights: What’s New in this Book In each section, there are questions related to the topic.  Each question is very similar to a flash card; however, the pages are all bound on the top to ease navigation.  On the front of each page, you will see the question with plenty of space under it for filling in your response.  On the back is the correct answer.   More… To read entire Book Review (click here)

About the Reviewer flag-usaNazanin-MehroozNazanin Mehrooz, PMP North Texas, USA  Nazanin Mehrooz studied software engineering and have worked in many industries (including defense, telecom).  Most recently, her focus area has been on IT operations, project and program management.  She is an active volunteer for the Dallas and Ft Worth, USA PMI chapters. She can be contacted at [email protected].  Editor’s note:  This book review was the result of cooperation between the publisher, PM World Inc and the Dallas Chapter of the Project Management Institute (www.pmidallas.org). Publishers provide books to PM World, books are delivered to the PMI Dallas Chapter where they are given to chapter members who commit to providing a book review in a standard format; the reviews are published in the PM World Journal and PM World Library.  Since PMI Dallas Chapter members are generally mid-career professionals, they represent the intended audience for most PM books.  If you are an author or publisher of a book related to program or project management and would like the book reviewed through this program, please contact [email protected].