Project managers who are thoroughly experienced in all the phases of a project delivery process would benefit to a great extent from a PMP certification. According to a recent survey, professionals who have gained this PMP certification have got positive responses from employers in comparison to non-certified peers. Furthermore, Project Management Institute (PMI) is the governing authority that issues this certificate to the professionals who pass this exam. PMP aspirants can refer to the books listed below which will help in the PMP exam preparation to a great extent. The books have been selected on few parameters such as date of publishing, reviews sent by the customer, accuracy & its synchronization with PMBOK latest editions.
1) Achieve PMP Exam Success- Fifth Edition: Guide for the Busy Project Manager
This book offers a complete study program that will certainly help exam takers in understanding the concepts in detail & also pass the exam. This book is mainly designed for busy project managers, the content in the book is very precise & directly focuses mainly on the subject which in-turn saves time of the managers who have a busy schedule in their day to day job routines. Furthermore, this book covers all subjects relating to PMP exam. The publisher also provides free access to numerous questions over the internet which gives managers a better idea about the exam.
2) PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide-4th Edition
The book is divided into 3 segments & it covers all the topics imperiled to PMP curriculum. Furthermore, this book not only provides answers to the question but also justifies it by answering questions, why such decision was made.
3) PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 7th Edition
Author of this book is Kim Heldman and this book features couple of PMP practice tests & comes with Sybex test engine. Apart from the above said features, this book also comes with some key terms in project management & PMP concepts. Furthermore, this book also contains real-time scenarios & also shows how these concepts could be introduced in the project life cycle.
4) PMP Exam Prep Questions, Answers, & Explanations: 1000+ PMP Practice Questions with Detailed Solutions
This book contains 800 questions and these questions are divided into 14 practice tests. Post completion of the test the test taker will be able to get a better understanding about the PMP examination process & its curriculum. This book is specifically designed and authored by Christopher Scordo, PMP, who has helped many students who wished to take-up PMP certificate exam.
5) PMP EXAM Simplified- Fifth Edition – Aligned to PMBOK Guide 5th Edition
This book features more than 1000 practice questions on PMP exam with answers that provide its reader detailed information in the context of the exam. Furthermore, this book is intended and developed with an intention to boost the confidence levels in the PMP aspirants who are willing to take this certification exam. The author of this book is Aileen Ellis-PMP, PgMP, and a AME owner.