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PMP Exam – What is the impact of PMBOK 6th edition?

As a result of the release of the PMBOK® Guide – 6th Edition in September 2017, the PMP exam will change 26 March 2018.

If you schedule your exam on 26 March or later, you will receive an updated version of the exam that references the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. Anyone taking the exam […]

PM Prepcast: Free PMP Exam Questions and Answers (PMBOK 5)

May 2017 update

In which type of contract is the seller reimbursed for performing the contract work and receives a fixed fee payment calculated as a percentage of the estimated project cost?

A. Cost plus award fee contract B. Lump-sum contract C. Cost plus fixed fee contract D. Cost plus incentive fee contract

HINT: Costs […]

PMBOK 5: Memorizing the 47 Processes

memo1(Updated Nov 17 , 2017) Apologies. The files download links has to be corrected. Still linked to the previous websites and some files were missing. Now all corrected.

This video provides a useful 10-step technique to recreate the process table with the 47 process from the PMBOK Guide, […]

Notes on PMBOK 6 – PMBOK 5

PMBOK 6, as mentioned before – will be the base of PMP/CAPM Exam as of first quarter of 2018. For your planning purpose, we suggest that you schedule your PMP Exam within this year, 2017. If by any reason you […]

PMP Exam Brain Dump

Some LL & Tips and Tricks advised you to do Brain Dump during the 15 minutes tutorial session before the PMP Exam.

This is no more possible as of 2016. PMI since then allowed brain dump only during the PMP Exam period. That means if you like to […]

Crosswind: PMP Exam Success Series Exam Simulation Questions PMBOK 5

SOURCE: Crosswind Learning: PMP Exam Success Series Exam Simulation Questions © Crosswind Learning 2013 www.crosswindpm.com. Thank you to Tony Johnson of CrosswindPM for this contribution.

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PMP Exam Files download – PMI docs and PMP Exam study Notes, ITTO tables

Hi colleagues:

Nov 15, 2017: migrated from PMHUB Certification to main page for consolidation and ease of maintenance.

Nov 25, 2015: Latest update – a set of 27 most useful PMI documentation, forms etc – compiled into a ZIP format file for easy downloading. Size is 30 MB…. download from

PMI – 27 documents on […]

Free PMP Exam Question – PMBOK 5

(posted new update April 1, 2015) These questions are based on PMBOK 5 and the PM Prepcast questions bank is updated monthly., each month – a new question is added. PMHUB is publishing this FREE exam questions for your benefit and to get an idea of the quality of the market leading PMP Exam Simulators, […]

Manoj Parik: How I got 3P and 2 MP on my PMP Exam!

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. […]

15 Most Read Lessons Learned in PMHUB Blog PMP, PgMP and CAPM

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.

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For all CAPM & PMP Aspirants: PMBOK 6 is coming! FAQ on PMBOK 6

PMP PMIQuestion 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 […]

A new approach for PMP/CAPM Exam prep?

Well, some of us here have browsed around the existing study materials for PMP and CAPM Exam. Some are using traditional approach, for example Andy Crowe’s: The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, Rita Mulcahy’s various books, Headfirst PMP and Cornelius Fitchner ebooks. The media are mostly […]

Road Map to your PMP Certification

croppedrm(all images from visual.ly/how-to-become-pmp) Want to be a PMP? First thing you should do is to treat this as a project. Today is your start date and setup a target date. Many managed to pass the exam within 2 months. Nobody can tell you what your target date, should be- so […]

ITS Fai!: How I get PMP after my name (a PMP LL)

Hi,

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. […]

John Scheidelman: My thoughts on PMP Exam

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. […]

Another PMP Formulas NOT FOUND in PMBOK 5 – Basic Statistics

Most PMP aspirants studied basic statistics and probability during their student days many many years ago. So most need to brush up and review again basic stats and probability to write the PMP Exam. Most PMP study materials provide good review of this important topic.

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Tips and Tricks for PMP Exam

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There are several reasons why PMs failed in the PMP/CAPM Exam. Many failed to leave their knowledge and experience out of the exam room. Regardless of what your experience and knowledge, depend 100% of what PMBOK and PMP Exam guide tell you

This simple “truth” is the […]

PMI documents and forms on certifications, CCR & PDU

The names of these documents (forms, list, graphs and general docs) are listed here: PMI documents Name List

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Cornelius Fitchner, PMP, CSM: 10 Steps to Becoming a PMP

Looking for a way to becoming a PMP? Look no further. Here are 10 steps that will show you how to become a certified project manager.

become a certified project manager

Let’s jump right in!

Contents

1. STEP 1: Read the PMI Credentials Handbook. 2. Step 2: Make […]

Cornelius Ficthner: Collection of Tips for the PMP Exam

Great Tips and Tricks on PMP Exam to guide you to success – brought to you by Cornelius Ficthner. the PMP Exam Guru

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John P. Reiling, PMP: How to Win With the Multiple Certification Strategy

Should you earn a certification? If so, which one first? Which one is best after that?

These are all valid questions!

Many report that so many people have the PMP certification that it’s not a big thing to have it…but is if you DON’T!

What’s the reality out there, and how can you play it […]

Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: What is Opportunity Cost and Why Do You Need to Understand It

If you are in the middle of preparing to take the PMP Exam you have undoubtedly read through A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition at least once and possibly even more. If you are just starting to prepare to take the PMP Exam, then you should be […]

Lectures on Earned Value Management

EV3 Video Lectures to help you prepare for the PMP exam by explaining Earned Value Management.

This is a three part lesson. Part 1 covers basic concepts, i.e. how to derive PV (Planned Value), EV (Earned Value) and AC Actual Cost.

 

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Another Memorizing PMBOK 5 ITTO to pass PMP Exam article

While PMHUB do not recommend PMP aspirants to memorize ITTO – there are PMPs and PMP instructors that recommend this apoproach. Also some Lessons Learned recommended memorizing ITTO.

Richard Kraneis, PMP is one of those and this is his video instruction and mind you he is a very good PMP instructor. One way mentioned is […]

Learning PMP Formulas NOT FOUND in PMBOK 5

memo2Again this excellent video is from Richard Kranels, PMP: This video focus on the financial side of the project, “What are the formulas or numerical concepts you may need to know for the PMP test that are NOT found in the PMBOK 5 book?”

PMBOK 5 – Learning […]

PMBOK 5 – PMP Formula Brain Dump

This is a good video by Richard Kranels: (9/21/13)

Note on Brain Dump: Some LL & Tips and Tricks advised you to do Brain Dump during the 15 minutes tutorial session before the PMP Exam. This is no more possible since 2016. PMI since then allowed brain dump only during the PMP Exam period. That […]

Cornelius Fichtner and Dan Ryan: The 7 Questions Every PMP Student SHOULD Ask Their Coach

In our previous article (Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: The 7 Questions Every PMP Exam Student Asks Their Coach) we discussed the 7 questions that most of our PMP Exam coaching students ask us as they start out their journey. However, over the years we have identified a second set of 7 questions – the questions […]

John P. Reiling, PMP: The Agile Mindset

You can study methodologies until you are blue in the face! However, nothing will change unless you have the right mindset!

So it goes with Agile…

Agility is the ability to shift almost seemlessly…to be less dogmatic and more pliable…to be highly flexible – and very focused on results.

And yet many people – because […]

Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: The 7 Questions Every PMP Exam Student Asks Their Coach

When students start their Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam prep (for the first time, or again after having failed the exam), there are a number of questions that come up time and time again. In this article we share the top 7 questions that every student asks us in our role as their PMP exam […]

Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: The Three R’s You need for Your PMP Exam

As part of the process of preparing to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam you have most likely read about the use of a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM), Roles and Responsibilities, and the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS). Each of these tools & techniques are discussed within A Guide to the Project Management Body of […]

Words of Wisdom from PMPs

PLANNING STAGE Two years back, I joined many PMP groups just to gather the info regarding the exam. And I was silently following mails from you people. I read nearly 40 or 50 LL?s and most of them I read more than once and noted down important things. Somehow felt this has helped me a […]

John P. Reling, PMP: Two Ways to Make Decisions…and What’s Best

There are basically two ways to make decisions – by thinking extremely carefully and thoroughly, or not thinking at all. Well, of course, there are also varying combinations of these two extremes in the vast area between.

The message here is that the extremes are bad…and you need to find the optimal place to be […]

Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: 10 Reasons Flashcards Can Help You in PMP Exam Preparation

Studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam can be a long undertaking that at times may seem overwhelming. One known effective method for studying for the PMP Exam is using flashcards. Flashcards are compact, quick and easy to use study aids that typically cover one question, formula, or tidbit of information per card. Flashcards […]

John P. Reiling, PMP: PMs: Put on Your “Strategic Thinking” Cap!

Porter five forces of strategyEmployers say that project managers need to hone strategic thinking skills. Read on for a primer on how jump start your own strategic thinking.

…but first, here’s the PMI’s take.

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Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: You Must Know The PM Plan for Your PMP Exam

Are you in the process of studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam? Have you read through what the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) says about the Project Management Plan? Confused? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are in the right place. In […]

Salman Quddusi: Passed my PMP today, 4P and 1 MP!

Alhamdulillah, I passed my PMP exam today securing 4 Proficient and 1 Moderately Proficient. I would like to share my preparation strategy which might be beneficial for brothers planning for this certification in near future.

Total Study time: 3 Weeks (6-8 Hours a Day)

1.I kicked-off my preparation with Abu Bakrs PMP training which proved […]

John P. Reiling: Powerful Tip for PMP Candidates: Apply What You Learn and “Own” It!

It’s one thing to learn new things about project management, master the framework, and pass the exam. But how do you put it into practice rapidly so that you truly “own” it?

As I’m sure you know, it’s a reality that, as you learn, you also forget!

But what is most alarming is how much […]

Cornelius Fichtner & Scott Coonrod: PMP Exam Lessons Learned

Is studying for and obtaining your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification one of your personal or career goals? Are you wondering about things such as where is a good place to start, what materials might be the most helpful in studying, or how many practice tests are just right or too many? Are you interested […]

John Reiling, PMP: Are you a “100 certification” person?

Well, I doubt it. Nor should you be! I recently read about a guy who had just reached the 100 certification plateau! He must be quite a guy. It is an impressive thing. And he surely is uniquely sharp, very smart, and knowledgeable.

But here’s the problem: he still only has 24 hours in a […]

My Tips & Tricks in getting PMP

PMP Exam DogmaUpdated march 17, 2014 1) treat this as a project: today is your start day and decide a target finish date (2 months is enough)

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John P. Reiling, PMP: PMP Exam Prep: Don’t Ignore the Code of Ethics!

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 […]

John P. Reiling, PMP: Three Key Responsibilities of the Project Manager…or Is It Four?

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 […]

Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM: 6 Reasons Why You May Have Failed The PMP Exam 3 Times

While I hope it doesn’t happen to you, some people fail the PMP exam 3 times. If you do find yourself in that situation, you will have to wait a year from the date of your last exam before you will be able to apply for your PMP certification again.

Over the years, I have […]

John P. Reiling, PMP: Fine Wine, PM Skills, and PMP Certification

It takes time to become a seasoned and effective project manager, and PM certification can help you get there.

You may view CAPM, PMP, or any other PM certification simply as a means to an end. The trick is to keep your eye on two “ends”, or goals: near term and long term.

In the […]

John P. Reiling, PMP: Soft Skills Make the Difference

The Pareto Principle, or 80:20 rule, says that we get 80% of the results from 20% of our effort or actions.

…but what is the right 20%?

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Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM – On Certifications and PDU

Want to know more on PM Certifications and how to fulfill your PDU? Cornelius will explain these topics to you through his writings; Cornelius is the author and founder of PM Prepcast and other podcast that guide thousands of PMP aspirants for certifications. (some are listed at the bottom of this list.

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John P. Reiling, PMP: Three Triggers Reveal Whether You Need a Certification

It’s a New Year. Time to set some new goals. Maybe there is a job you want…or a particular role, set of activities, or work environment…or maybe you just want to earn more money!

In all cases, you want to advance…and would like to take control and do something about it.

And one task for […]

PMP & CAPM Exam Lessons Learned

A great way to study for PMP and CAPM Exam is to browse through the Lessons Learned of PMP and CAPM Exam aspirants. From LL, we get insight on other people learning style, length of preparation, study materials used, study tools, study focus and approach, experience at Promettric where the exam is written and numerous […]

Most mentioned Study Materials for PMP Exam

These are books and Podcasts most mentioned by PMP Aspirants in their Lessons Learned. “My study plan was set in following order: 1) Read PMP Exam Prep as the first; 2) Study PMBOK 3) Very carefully study PMP Exam Prep 4) Test yourself, test yourself, test yourself,… My advice: do not start with PMBOK; it […]

Whizlabs 12 video courses on PMBOK 5 topics

Here are the Whizlabs PMBOK 5 based 12 video courses on PMBOK 5 knowledge areas

FREE for all CAPM and PMP aspirants – no need to register

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PMPrepcast: 3 Lessons on PMP Exam and PMP Exam Simulator sample

Below is a list of Video Lessons and a great sample of PMP Exam Simulator from PMPrepcast. Thanks to Cornelius Fitchner and his team for making this available to PMHUB members

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Cornelius Fitchner: PMP Exam Tip: Use FlashCards to Study The Facts

How do you create PMP Exam Flashcards? Here is what Wikipedia says: “A flashcard or flash card is a set of cards bearing information, as words or numbers, on either or both sides, used in classroom drills or in private study. One writes a question on a card and an answer overleaf. Flashcards can bear […]

John P. Reiling: Project Management Office (PMO) – Challenge and Opportunity

A Project Management Office (PMO) is the hub for project management for any organization that has one. It can take different forms, but in all cases needs to produce value through better management of projects for the organization. It also is more than a hub for processes, best practices, and expertise on project management; a […]

Whizlabs Organization Influences and Project Life Cycle

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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Whizlabs: Project Management Processes

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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Whizlabs Project Integration Management

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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Whizlabs Project Scope Management

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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Whizlabs Project Time Management

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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Whizlabs Project Cost Management

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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Whizlabs Project Quality Management

This course is a small part of Whizlabs’ PMP Self Study PMBOK 5 course – please check also the other PMBOK 5 topics from Whizlabs

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