Welcome!

kathy11Welcome! I’m Kathy Schwalbe, Ph.D., PMP, and mother of three! My passion is educating project leaders to make the world a better place. PMI suggests my book to help pass the PMP® exam.

Quick links:

  • Order An Introduction to Project Management, Sixth Edition (based on the 2017 PMBOK® Guide) from amazon.com or amazon.ca.
  • Order a  digital rental for as little as $38 from redshelf.com. Universities should contact redshelf about their inclusive access program.
  • 6eChapter 1 pdf for An Introduction to Project Management, Sixth Edition.
  • 2018pmtemplates (one compressed file with over 50 files in Word, Excel, etc.) and more_templates (zip file with modified templates created by Rhett Smith, Adjunct instructor at Appalachian State University, added May 30, 2019). Feel free to modify templates to meet your needs.
  • Free Microsoft Project Guides and other info
  • Sample syllabus for the sixth edition. Feel free to modify for your class.
  • Note: My books are derivative works of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). PMI is releasing an exposure draft of the next edition on January 15, 2020. Visit http://www.pmi.org for more information. I will publish new editions of my books after PMI publishes the final PMBOK®Guide, Seventh Edition.
  •  Click here for more info on the PMP exam

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“By 2027, employers will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management-oriented roles.” Read PMI’s 2017 Job Growth and Talent Gap report.  “22 million new project-oriented jobs will be created between 2017 and 2027.” Read PMI’s 2018 Jobs Report.