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BOOK REVIEW

Book Title: PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams
Author: Ginger Levin, PhD, PMP, PgMP
Publisher:  CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group
List Price:   $69.95
Format:  Soft cover, 360 pages
Publication Date: May 2018
ISBN: 978-1-138-57979-8
Reviewer:  Masood Said, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP
Review Date:   August 2018

 


 
Introduction

This book is about the PgMP® certification exam preparation. It has been written for candidates who are interested in appearing for the PgMP® certification exam.  It has practice questions which can help candidates in preparing for the Project Management Professional (PgMP®) exam.

The questions in the book reflect the changes that have been made to the PMI’s Standard for Project Management, Fourth Edition (2017).

The book has a total of 520 test questions which includes two practice tests of 170 questions each.  The questions have been arranged by sections covering all the knowledge area domains of the PMI’s Standard for Project Management, Fourth Edition (2017).

Overview of Book’s Structure

The book has been divided into 13 Sections as follows:

Section 1 – Program Strategy Alignment
Section 2 – Initiating the Program/Program Formulation
Section 3 – Planning the Program
Section 4 – Executing the Program/Program Delivery
Section 5 – Controlling/Program Performance Monitoring and Controlling
Section 6 – Closing the Project
Section 7 – Program Benefits Management
Section 8 – Program Stakeholder Engagement
Section 9 – Program Governance
Section 10 – Practice Test 1
Section 11 – Practice Test 2
Section 12 – Appendix: Study Matrix
Section 13 – References

Sections 1 through 9 contain 20 multi-choice sample questions each related to a specific subject domain as listed above.  These 20 questions are followed by an answer sheet on which the candidate can mark his or her choice of the correct answer.

This is followed by an Answer Key, which give the correct answer to each question, explains the rationale behind the selection of the correct answer.  This is very helpful in understanding the logic behind the correct answer.

Sections 10 and 11 contain two practice tests of 170 multi-choice questions each.  The candidates are required to complete each practice tests in 4 hours.  These tests are followed by an answer sheet, on which the candidate can mark his or her choice of the correct answer and an Answer Key, which explains the rationale behind the selection of the correct answer which is very helpful in understanding the logic behind correct answer.

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About the Reviewer


Masood Said, PMP

Lahore, Pakistan

 

 

 

Engr. Masood Said, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, BS.C (Mech. Engr.; MS-IT; EMBA-HR Mngt.) is a Mechanical Engineer with over 40 years of Project Management Experience. He has worked in Pakistan and the Middle East on various Oil and Gas projects. He has been a member of PMI since 2002.  Presently he is a trainer for PMP®; PMI-RMP®; PMI-ACP® certification courses. He also advises companies on optimization and improvement in processes.  Based in Lahore, Pakistan, he also travels to Dallas, Texas on a frequent basis.

Email: [email protected]

 

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