This book helps readers prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) examinations. It features sample running cases, practice problems and sample PMP certification questions.
This innovative book provides readers with rich descriptions of the principle of project management in context based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The book provides sample running cases, practice problems, and sample PMP certification questions in each chapter, as well as elaborate instructor resources for integrating the text into their classrooms. Example software problems are presented using OpenProject, open-source project management software. A fundamental goal of this text is to prepare readers to successfully pass the PMP or CAPM examinations. This book fills a major void in the field of educational technology.
_An introduction to project management.- Educational technology and project management_.- Integration management.- Scope management.- Stakeholder Management.- Time management.- Cost management.- Quality management.- Human resources management.- Communications management.- Risk management.- Procurement management.- Appendix A: Using OpenProject.- Appendix B: PMP Practice Exam_.
Dr. Albert D. Ritzhaupt is an associate professor of educational technology in the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Ritzhaupt has published more than 65 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings; and has presented more than 100 presentations at state, national, and international conferences. Dr. Ritzhaupt holds the Project Management Professional certification. His primary research areas focus on the design and development of technology-enhanced learning environments, teaching practices in technology-oriented curriculum (e.g., Computer Science or Information Systems), and technology integration in education. Dr. Ritzhaupt has been funded by the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) and National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his research endeavors. His publications have appeared in multiple leading venues, including the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, Educational Technology Resea
rch and Development, Computers in the Schools, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Computers & Education, Journal of Educational Computing Research, and Computers in Human Behavior. Dr. Ritzhaupt is editor of the Florida Journal of Educational Research; a consulting editor for Educational Technology Research and Development; on the scientific board of Computers and Human Behavior; and serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Research on Technology in Education and International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations.