Recommended Study Material

I have started this post on the requests of numerous friends, who are lost in the maze of study materials for PMP® exam available in the market. Here, I am listing products based on 4th edition of PMBOK Guide, which are recommended for PMP® aspirants, for help with successful preparation for the exam. These materials have been tried and tested, and are definitely helpful in your pursuit of the coveted PMP® certification.

NOTE: I am an affiliate of PM PrepCast as well as Amazon and earn a referral commission when you purchase products listed on this page.

Please click on the image corresponding to each product in order to purchase it.

I. PM PrepCast by Cornelius Fichtner

The 35 hour long PMP® video workshop priced at USD 99.97 is based on the 4th edition of PMBOK® guide and helps you shorten your study time. You will learn the concepts, tools & techniques that are not covered in the PMBOK® Guide but required for the exam without having to read dozens of other books.

Here are the bonus items you get free of cost when you purchase this product:

(1) Certificate for 35 Contact Hours
(2) 60 Tough PMP Sample Questions
(3) 10 Steps to Becoming a PMP - Email Course
(4) The Exam Study Checklist
(5) Access to Exam Discussion Forums

Also, the author offers unconditional Money Back guarantee on this product. If you are not satisfied, you may ask for a refund and get your money back.

Hurry! The price of PM PrepCast is going to be increased to USD 129.99 from Jan 01, 2012. Purchase it before this date in order to avoid spending more money later.

II. PMP Exam Formula Study Guide (updated in accordance with 4th edition of PMBOK® Guide) by Cornelius Fichtner

I highly recommend this PMP® Exam Formula Guide for its comprehensive collection of all formulae relevant to the exam. If you purchase this product, you get the following as a bonus:

(1) 105 sample PMP® Exam Formula Questions
(2) Formula Pocket Guide and Cheat Sheet
(3) PMP® Exam Formula Guide Email Course
(4) Access to Exam Discussion Forums

The best part is that the author offers unconditional Money Back guarantee on this product, just like he offers it on the PrepCast. If you are not satisfied, you may ask for a refund and get your money back.

III. PMP Exam Prep, Sixth Edition by Rita Mulcahy

This book is recommended almost universally for help in preparing for the exam. Rita's explanation of the PMI-isms is extremely helpful in analyzing situational questions from PMI's viewpoint.

IV. Head First PMP

Another book highly recommended for PMP® aspirants. A very easy-to-read book, which explains students all the concepts required to attempt the certification exam, without weighing down on them.

V. PM FASTrack : PMP Exam Simulation Software by Rita Mulcahy

This huge collection of practice questions helps the exam aspirants understand how to analyze given scenarios and arive at the correct answer, thus helping them perform much better in the exam. Though it is costlier as compared to other products, but is still a good purchase.

VI. PMP Exam Study Guide by Kim Heldman

Very good book on PMP Certification Exam! Recommended!

VII. Professional Responsibility and Situational Q&A by Rita Mulcahy

Rita's practice Q&A on the areas related to Professional Responsibility. Good purchase!


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