This glossary has been developed to help you succeed as a project manager by establishing standard definitions for commonly-used terms you will encounter in your career as a project manager.
It was developed by CompTIA, using a variety of industry references and a number of project management subject-matter experts.
The glossary was produced by CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association. CompTIA serves the IT industry as the world's largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams in field such as computer repair, networking, IT security, Radio Frequency Identification and project management. Experts and industry leaders from the public and private sectors, including training, academia and government work with CompTIA to develop broad-based, foundational exams that validate an individual's skill set. This group of experts provides the resources and subject matter expertise necessary to build a vendor-neutral industry-defined exam. To date, more than 600,000 people worldwide have received a CompTIA certification.
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CompTIA Project+ certification is a global credential that validates the knowledge required to effectively manage projects throughout the entire project life cycle. Based on best practices of project management, as identified by major organizations, the exam incorporates project management concepts including important soft skills such as conflict resolution, negotiation, communication, team building/leadership, and setting and mapping expectations. For more information on CompTIA Project+, please visit www.comptia.org/project+.
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