About the Author

Cynthia Snyder is a well-known project management speaker, consultant, and trainer. She was the project manager for the team that updated PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge—Fourth Edition. She’s also the author of many books, including A Project Manager’s Book of Forms and A User’s Manual to the PMBOK Guide (Wiley) as well as PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies and Project 2013 For Dummies. Her books have been translated into several languages.

Cynthia provides consulting and training services for government and private industry. Her consulting focuses on project management maturity, PMO startups, and positioning project management as a core competency for organizations.

Author’s Acknowledgments

Publishing a book is not a solo endeavor. It takes many people to get information from the author’s head into the reader’s hands. If you are reading this, it is because the following people at John Wiley & Sons, Inc. have been instrumental in getting you this information.

Thank you to Connie Santisteban for stepping into the Dummies role and supporting me in completing the work.

Mark Enochs is an extraordinary editor and has made working on this update as easy as it could possibly be. Thank you for being a pleasure to work with, Mark.

Teresa Artman provided great feedback, with an amazing eagle-eye, and made sure all the updates stayed in sync! I am grateful to Teresa for her guidance and help.

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