CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification – A Book Review

capm-logoCAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-one Exam Guide, The Third Edition is a complete package to equip CAPM/PMP certification aspirants with the necessary tools to be successful in the exam. Between the book and the supporting content, users will find that they have material that covers all the relevant areas for the current PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). When doing the CAPM/PMP exam, it is important to put your best foot forward and this book is a tool to help you do just that.

Book Details

The third edition of CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-one Exam Guide was published by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media on August 20, 2013. It is published in English and has 640 pages. The book is 1.6 inch thick and weighs 2.9 pounds. The front cover design bears a brown background and has the book title printed in large white font in a red text box in the center. ISBN-10: 0071776044; ISBN-13: 978-0071776042


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Target Audience

Persons who are preparing for the CAPM/PMP exam and want to give it their best shot will find that this book can give them the edge. Project Management practitioners will also find it useful as an on the job reference tool as it covers a wide range of topics.

What Customers Say?

Mike Green (Amazon) who passed his CAPM exam on the first attempt said that this book simplifies the processes and makes them easier to understand in a practical PM environment.

Customer (Amazon) said it makes topics fun to read and understand, and further described it as the best book that helps pass the CAPM/PMP exam.

Another satisfied user Mohammed (Amazon) summed it up as a very useful book with great information to learn from.

Content, Approach, Style

This latest edition of CAPM/PMP Project Management has been revised for the current PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The aim is to ensure that all the relevant areas are fully understood through the use of in-depth explanations and follow up exam tips and finally practice questions to help with self-tests. In addition to covering all the exam topics from project integration management to project management processes, there is electronic content with 750 practice exam questions. Users can choose to take a complete exam or do self-test by exam domain. There is also a video training by the author, exam cheat sheets and PDF eBook.

Why Buy the Book?

CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-one Exam Guide is a comprehensive exam preparation package. It is designed to help CAPM/PMP certification aspirants enter the exam with high confidence and comfort. These are important keys to passing the exam. It is also an easy to use comprehensive reference guide to keep on hand while on the job.

Books that Compliment

In addition to this book, CAPM/PMP certification aspirants may find helpful preparatory material in the book PMP Exam Questions, Answers and Explanations by Christopher Scordo.

The PMP Exam: How to Pass it on the First Try by Andy Crowe also provides complementary information.


The book is authored by Joseph Phillips who is a Project Management consultant and teacher. He is also a Certified Technical Trainer and Project Management Professional. In addition to teaching, he provides personal and corporate coaching, and does presentations on the Lifelong Project for PMI chapters. He has made contribution to more than 35 books that have been written about technology, careers and Project Management. Mr Phillips has taught at a number of recognized universities and is the Director of Education for Projects Seminar Inc. and the owner of

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Moiz Noorani

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