01-2021 Exam Version – Valid by 10-2021
This list specifies the text sections
of the three most relevant books recommended for exam preparation study:
*: In November 2022, the PMBOK Guide 6th Ed. has been replaced as a reference by a new standard named "Process Groups: A Practice Guide", which has identical contents but a condensed structure, reducing the number of pages to read to 313. Either of the two documents should be read for exam preparation.
PMIstandards+ is a knowledge base which includes the contents from the PMBOK Guides, and the Agile Practice Guide.
Please also see the Free PMP Practice Questions.
The PMP exam questions refer to contents related to
Particularly in situational questions, it may at
times be difficult to understand in which of the method environments an exam
item (question and answer options) is located, if it is not explicitly stated
in the question. This may make it difficult to select the right answer.
The use of certain keywords in the question may signal to you in which method world a question is located:
Black term: Strong signal - Grey term: Weak signal
If you find words from different method worlds mixed, assume the question is meant for a hybrid approach.
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