• The Ultimate Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • PMP Exam Prep and Agile Project Management: A Practical Guide to Using Agile, Scrum and Kanban Bundle
  • By: Alek Smolinsky
  • Narrated by: Jason Wright
  • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Business & Careers, Management & Leadership
  • 3.7 out of 5 stars (47 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Shоuld уоu gеt a PMP сеrtifiсаtiоn? There аrе bоth соѕtѕ аnd benefits tо gеtting thе PMP сеrtifiсаtiоn. But many hiring еxреrtѕ аnd сеrtifiеd рrоfеѕѕiоnаlѕ аgrее thаt bеnеfitѕ fаr оutwеigh thе соѕtѕ. 

Discover the benefits of doing a PMP certification: 

  1.  Prоvidеѕ Industry rесоgnitiоn
  2. Hеlрѕ уоu lеаrn imроrtаnt ѕkillѕ
  3. Addѕ vаluе tо thе rеѕumе
  4. Vаlidаtеѕ уоur dеdiсаtiоn tо thе jоb
  5. Cоntributеѕ tо higher inсоmе 

This book was designed for anyone interested in taking the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam sponsored by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This certification is growing in popularity and demand in all areas of business. PMI has experienced explosive growth in membership over the last few years, and more and more organizations are recognizing the importance of project management certification. 

If you hаvе been looking fоr a way tо become a Prоjесt Management Prоfеѕѕiоnаl (PMP), thе content right hеrе will be аn eye ореnеr for you.

Inside, you will find: 

  • Procurement management 
  • Cost management 
  • Schedule management
  • Communications management 
  • Risk management
  •  Miѕсеllаnеоuѕ fоrmulаѕ
  • A cheat sheet on formulas
  • Practice questions 

Also included is a full set of simulated exam questions with an answer key and correct response feedback. If you're looking to pass the PMP exam and want to learn and comprehend rather than perform rote memorization then this PMP Exam Prep manual is the book for you. 

Click "Buy Now" to get this PMP certification exam prep book!

©2019 Alek Smolinski (P)2020 Alek Smolinski

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Maybe if you're Malcolm In the Middle...

There's virtually zero chance that this book is useful for helping with the PMP Exam. Like a couple of other reviewers indicated previously, this is essentially a Math Exam read out load. And unless you can do calculus in your head like Malcolm in the Middle, this is virtually impossible to follow (at least, not without the $200 written version).

And there is NO WAY that the majority of the reviews of this book are legitimate (which are what lead me to purchasing this book). Just scrolling back through and seeing when all of the submitted FIVE STAR reviews, they're all like literally on the same day/within a day of each other (and most within 10 days of the book being released). Smells fishy to me.

While I will generally rate books that I like/don't like, I generally don't do a lot of written reviews. But to potentially help someone from making the same mistake that I did, this simply isn't the book you want to purchase if you're trying to prep for the PMP Exam. Again, if you either already own or plan on purchasing the ($200) companion book, then I can see how it "might" be useful in that way. But on it's own...just...no.

Another reviewer did indicate that the Agile portion of the book (in later chapters) is helpful, but I didn't even get that far or give it a chance. But I sincerely hope that this review helps someone and I really hope Audible will potentially look into some of these ratings that simply aren't consistent with the actual quality of this book.

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Very helpful.Great breakdown and easy to transport

Very helpful. Great breakdown and easy to transport. This book is very useful while preparing for the PMP exam. An excellent reference guide, very well laid out and accurate. This guide was a key aid in my passing the PMP® on the first attempt!

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Not audiobook

There is no way you can learn something from this book. Is full of formulas impossible to understand when narrated. Maybe the actual book would be helpful.

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Great start to learning PMP Agile

The first book was rough to get through, the Agile book was great. I would go straight to the Agile book.

Good basic thought process of Agile also has reference ideas to connect online to learn how to get more information.

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It is about like listening to a math book

There is no knowledge group narrative. For me, listening to sample questions with no context does not help me retain information

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The reviews are accurate. A great listen.

This book is engaging and really drills into the important concepts. It also broke down the PMBOK concepts and made it easier to understand and digest. I highly recommend this book to anyone going for their PMP.

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This audiobook can help to anyone for success

The PMP Practice Exams was one of the most important and its helped me pass the PMP. I believe this truth helped me when questions because I was able to quickly identify which process area I was in.listening the exam. This audiobook can help to anyone for success.

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I would recommend this book for PMP Exam Prep

This audiobook makes understanding the principles of PMP easy to absorb. This is a great book and helps a lot to understand all the process in much easy way. I would recommend this book for PMP Exam Prep.

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I really enjoyed the book on audible

This audiobook provides so many helpful info on how to prepared PMP Exam. All of the important contents of this audiobook, which is amazing and this audiobook sound quality is awesome. I am really enjoyed.

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I think this audiobook was extremely helpful

From this book i learned about Agile Project Management and communicating the core principles of Agile and the most common methodologies to their organization. The book provides a good info about it.

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Robotic voice makes it excruciating to listen to, I have promptly removed this from my device.

For some reason it’s narrated by a computer and is awful, like C-p30… so I couldn’t get past the first 3 minutes.