New record for longest blog title I’ve ever had. I think.
First, the pros: it’s concise, finishing at a mere 91 numbered pages, including sample questions and the index.
Second, the cons: it’s 63 pages of bullet points with little-to-no explanation of terms, examples, etc.
I picked this book up recently to give an overview of the PMP exam, as I’ve been considering something of a career shift/growth move into project/product management from technical architecture and delivery. I now know that I know the vast majority of what is required for the exam, but not necessarily with the official terminology. That means I need to learn definitions and applications of terms.
I also need a “real” prep guide – one of those tomes that weighs-in closer to 500 or 800 pages, and not the mini guidette Manning has provided.
Is this a good book to get as a last-minute review of the PMP exam? I think so. Is it worth getting if you’ve never seen/done any form of PM-related work before? Absolutely not.