CompTIA Project (PK0-005)

(PK0-005.AB1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-468-1
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About This Course

Prepare for the CompTIA Project+ (PK0-005) exam with our interactive course, including lessons, practice tests, pre-assessments, and post-assessments. Whether you're new to project management or experienced, we've got you covered. The course offers a deep understanding of project management concepts, helping you excel. Earn the globally recognized Project+ certification, valuable for IT and software development professionals, and enhance your career.

Skills You’ll Get

The CompTIA Project+ (PK0-005) exam assesses project management knowledge and skills, covering topics like project life cycle management and communication planning. It's valuable for job seekers and helps organizations in hiring. The exam consists of four domains: project management concepts, life cycle phases, tools and documentation, and IT and governance basics. 

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18+ Lessons | 433+ Exercises | 330+ Quizzes | 497+ Flashcards | 497+ Glossary of terms


90+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 90+ Post Assessment Questions | 180+ Practice Test Questions



  • Goals of the Project+ Certification
  • Value of the Project+ Certification
  • Project+ Objectives
  • Steps to Becoming CompTIA Project+ Certified
  • How to Use This Course
  • Who Should Read This Course?
  • Strategies for Exam Preparation

Project Characteristics, Methodologies, and Frameworks

  • Characteristics of a Project
  • Methodologies and Frameworks Used in IT Projects
  • Review All Key Topics

Team and Resource Management

  • Organizational Structures
  • Resource Life Cycle
  • Resource Types and Criticality
  • Gap Analysis
  • Team Performance Considerations
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Review All Key Topics

Change Control Process Throughout the Project Life Cycle

  • Project-Specific Change Control
  • Project Change Management
  • Review All Key Topics

Risk and Issue Management

  • Overview of Risk Management
  • General Risks
  • Risk Analysis
  • Common Risk Responses
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Overview of Issue Management
  • Issue Resolution Plan
  • Review All Key Topics

Schedule Development and Management

  • Overview of Project Schedule Development
  • Story Estimation/Story Points
  • Upcoming Milestones and Activity Identification
  • Sequencing
  • Resource Loading
  • Estimating Techniques
  • Schedule Baselining
  • Schedule Maintenance
  • Revise Baseline vs. Rebaseline
  • Review All Key Topics

Quality, Cost, and Performance Management

  • Overview of Quality, Cost, and Performance Management
  • Key Performance Indicators and Objectives and Key Results
  • Cost and Schedule Performance
  • Verification and Validation
  • Sprint Review
  • Retrospective/Lessons Learned
  • Audits and Inspections
  • Test Plan and Testing Cycles
  • Post-Implementation Support/Warranty Period
  • Service Level Agreement
  • Review All Key Topics

Communication and Meeting Management

  • Assess Methods of Communication
  • Develop Communication Platforms/Modalities
  • Manage Project Communication
  • Control Project Communication
  • Meeting Roles
  • Meeting Tools
  • Meeting Types
  • Review All Key Topics

Project Procurement and Vendor Selection

  • Resource Procurement Overview
  • Resource Procurement Methods
  • Exploratory Documents
  • Vendor Evaluation Techniques
  • Contract Considerations and Types
  • Review All Key Topics

Project Life Cycles, Discovery/Concept Preparation Phase, and Initiating Phase Activities

  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Discovery Phase Activities
  • Initiating Phase Activities
  • Review All Key Topics

Planning Phase Activities

  • Plan the Project Scope
  • Define Units of Work
  • Develop a Project Schedule
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Determine Budget Considerations
  • Develop a Quality Assurance Plan
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Plan Project Communication
  • Develop a Project Management Plan
  • Develop a Transition/Release Plan
  • Review All Key Topics

Executing Phase Activities

  • Execute Tasks According to the Project Management Plan
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Manage Vendors
  • Conduct Project Meetings and Updates
  • Tracking/Reporting
  • Update the Project Budget
  • Update the Project Timeline
  • Manage Conflict
  • Coordinate a Phase-Gate Review
  • Implement Organizational Change Management
  • Review All Key Topics

Closing Phase Activities

  • Project Evaluation
  • Deliverable Validation
  • Contract Closure
  • Access Removal
  • Resource Release
  • Project Closure Meeting
  • Project Closeout Report
  • Stakeholder Feedback Collection
  • Documentation Archival
  • Budget Reconciliation
  • Rewards and Celebration
  • Project Sign-Off
  • Review All Key Topics

Project Management Tools

  • Tracking Charts and Diagrams
  • Project Management Tools
  • Scheduling and Ticketing/Case Management Tools
  • Communication Tools
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Documentation and Office Production Tools
  • Review All Key Topics

Quality and Performance Charts

  • Histogram
  • Pareto Chart
  • Run Chart
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Fishbone/Ishikawa Diagram
  • Control Chart
  • Burnup/Burndown Charts
  • Velocity Chart
  • Decision Tree
  • Review All Key Topics

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Fact...iance, Data Security, and Privacy Considerations

  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Factors
  • Corporate IT Security Policies and Restrictions
  • Physical Security
  • Operational Security
  • Digital Security
  • Data Security
  • Data Confidentiality
  • Impact of Compliance and Privacy Considerations on Project Management
  • Review All Key Topics

Foundational IT Concepts and Operational Change Control for IT Project Management

  • Infrastructure
  • Cloud Models
  • Software
  • IT Infrastructure Change Control
  • Software Change Control
  • Cloud Versus On-Premises Change Control
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Process
  • Tiered Architecture in Software Development
  • Review All Key Topics

Final Preparation

  • Take Advantage of the Tools in This Course
  • Ready, Set, Test!

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Equivalent to at least 6–12 months of hands-on experience managing projects in an IT environment 


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The exam contains 90 questions.

90 minutes


(on a scale of 710-900)

In the event that you fail your first (1st) attempt to pass any CompTIA certification examination, CompTIA does not require any waiting period between the first (1st) and second (2nd) attempt to pass such examination. However, before your third (3rd) attempt or any subsequent attempt to pass such examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of your last attempt to pass such examination.

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