I passed PMP on 9th August. Got 3P, 2MP. Time to give back. Thank you all for your suggestions and inputs and details in this forum.
Note: The document I am sharing should give you information on all processes and also some additional information about how to understand ITTO.
During the exam:
Exam was difficult. […]
Lessons Learned is most useful when you are preparing to write your certification, whether it is PMP or CAPM. The Top 5 in each category was updated August 2, 2016 due to drastic change in ranking – others as at June 2016! ITS Fai!’s PMP LL was recently published but quickly jumped to no. 1.
Question 1: When will PMBOK Guide 6th Edition be released? Answer: According to PMI, we can expect the following release dates:
Draft Release: First quarter of 2017 (Jan-Mar 2017) Final Release is scheduled 3rd quarter of 2017 (Jun-Aug 2017) The Draft Release is mainly intended for training companies. CAPM and PMP aspirants do not need […]
Agile and waterfall are two methods of project management that are often contrasted with each other. However, most projects use some of each method, in a unique combination that best serves the needs of that project. As a result, it’s important to understand the essence of both the agile and waterfall methods.
The Essence of […]
There are two fundamental approaches to managing projects – typically software development projects. The waterfall method is the older approach and is based on working through all of the requirements before proceeding with building the application. By contrast, the agile approach acknowledges the pace of change, the time value of software features and functionality, and […]
There are many hard core topics you need to master as you prepare for the PMP exam. It’s easy to dismiss the Code of Ethics! After all, if you remember to just “do the right thing” you will be fine. Not so quick! You may be by passing a great opportunity.
I have always been […]
I passed my PMP exam on Wednesday 05.27. Below are my Lessons Learned and other details.
My core preparations really started the Friday 05.22 with approx 6 – 8 hours each day including 4 hours of dedicated testing time. The core studies were:
Core Study Plan – 1. Read PMBOK 2. Read Rita 3. […]
Any project manager knows that he or she is in charge of delivering projects on schedule, within budget, and at the required level of quality. But is there a fourth factor – very important – missing?
Let’s take a step back for just a second. A few months ago, in Dec 2015, the Project Management […]
According to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) a project is “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result”. Being that each project is unique it is important to also understand that an organization’s project management processes will likely need to be tailored in order to […]
Just passed the PMP Exam. Some thoughts . . . I used the PM PrepCast, Andy Crowne’s Book and Rita Mulcahy. Did not really use the PMBOK. […]