Top Reasons Why People Fail the PMP Exam

Top Reasons Why People Fail the PMP Exam

Project Management
Did you know that almost 40% of people do not pass the PMP exam on their first attempt? We recently did a survey and found out that people do not fail the exam because it is too tough, but we have mentioned below. 1) Not mastering the PMBOK Guide. No matter which studies material you read from, the PMBOK guide can not be overlooked at any cost. It would be best to read the PMBOK Guide(page to page) at least two times. As I always say, that PMBOK guide is no less than a bible for the PMP exam. It has all the important stuff and the guidelines that you need to become a successful PMP. 2) Not using the right study material. Well, this shouldn't surprise you. Obviously, if…
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3 Key changes to look out for in PMP exam 2021

3 Key changes to look out for in PMP exam 2021

Project Management
The Project Management Institute implemented several changes in the exam content and outline of the PMP Exam back in 2019. After conducting research done every 5 years, the changes were proposed to incorporate the latest practices in project management. These changes have been effective since January 2021, providing ample time for aspirants to access the new resources of PMP Certification and prepare for the exam. There are quite a few elements that have gone through major changes. PMI has initiated these changes after a thorough analysis of industrial methods followed by project managers in the present scenario, taking into account major factors that have affected the progression of the profession. Various subject matter experts and organizations have contributed to this change. Here is the list of major changes: Change in…
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Passing the PMP Exam – Project Management Workshops and Online Learning 

Passing the PMP Exam – Project Management Workshops and Online Learning 

Project Management
Although passing the PMP is the main goal of taking the exam, I often feel that it is the only goal for many people, but it could be more. By the time you are ready to sit for the exam, you have had a few years of project management experience, you have also taken a course to help you pass, and you have studied and understood the content. Therefore, for me, the latter, understanding the content, should be enough to pass the exam and, more importantly, improve your management skills. In other words, if you have done the work consciously and thoroughly, then you understand what the PMP is about, and the exam should then be almost like a drill. That said, there are tricks and steps to remember. Passing…
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Sample PMP Test Questions – Week of February 15, 2021 – PMP Exam Prep

Sample PMP Test Questions – Week of February 15, 2021 – PMP Exam Prep

Project Management
Although the PMBOK has not been updated, the new PMP test is here and has a different approach. There is more of an emphasis on the three Domains, which are “People,” “Process,” and “Business Environment.” Also, it is expected that about half of the questions will be based on the predictive project management approach, while the other half will be based on agile and hybrid approaches. Therefore, take as many sample questions as you can before the exam since this will train you to interpret questions, find the best solution in a timely manner, and spot the “traps” seen in so many PMP test questions. To that end, we will issue free weekly sample test questions to help you prepare for the PMP Exam. Sample PMP Test Questions – Week…
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PMP Exam is Changing

PMP Exam is Changing

Project Management
Initially, there was a new version of the PMP Exam expected for December 2019. However, the changes have been delayed until Jan 2, 2021 - due to COVID. That means that, if you have been preparing for the PMP, make sure to take the exam by Dec 31, 2020. As you will note, this gives you ample time to study and finish studying, as well as schedule a convenient time to sit for the exam. Also, for those of you wondering why the exam keeps changing every few years, it is essential to note that these changes are crucial in keeping up with the demands of various industries and organizations. The fact that new topics and emphases are introduced into the exam and PMBOK every 3 – 5 years means…
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Tips for Success on Your Project Management Examination

Tips for Success on Your Project Management Examination

Project Management
According to statistics, in the last few years, one of the skillsets that have become quite essential for working professionals is Project Management Professional (PMP). The number of candidates for this exam is forever growing; however, not everyone successfully achieves the results they planned on, which hampers their plans. Hence, this article offers a few tips that will help project managers attain a passing score. Take a look! More understanding and less memorizing One of the grave mistakes which examinees make is trying to memorize a lot of aspects without understanding it in detail. What one should keep in mind is that this is a practical test that will help examiners appreciate his/her’s Project Management application theories and concepts in different real-world scenarios and situations. Due to the ever-increasing use…
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Level up your score on the PMP Exam

Level up your score on the PMP Exam

Project Management
Project Management Professional – Guaranteed Tips and Tricks to score well. Managing projects worldwide sounds like an exciting career! But let me clear about the fact that project management is not as simple as it sounds. This article offers a sense of what you need to do to pass the PMP exam and how project management is expanding student’s interest while making this world a better place with unique projects. Project Management develops a full-fledged detailed plan before starting a project. A good project managing plan includes five must-follow steps for all the project managers. These steps are as mentioned below: Initiating upon the project essentials and noting all the significant points of it Next, is the planning phase for answering the five W’s (what, why, who, when, and where)…
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Hints for Passing the PMP Exam

Hints for Passing the PMP Exam

FAQs
How much time should I spend studying for the exam? Which books should I read in order to prepare for the exam? Do I need to memorize all the ITTOs? If these questions sound familiar it is because everyone has the same concerns regarding taking the exam. Also, there are tons of blogs and online social media groups discussing all the possible configurations for studying for the exam. However, there is such a thing as overkill when it comes to preparing for the exam. My advice, after running countless PMP Exam workshops, is to follow these steps in this order: Schedule the exam preparation process, which includes the following: Preliminary studying. See item 2 below. Dates for the PMP exam preparation workshop. Post-workshop studying timeframe. Usually, no more than 1…
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How should I prepare for the PMP exam?

How should I prepare for the PMP exam?

FAQs
We get this question all the time.  Are there any short cuts? One magical Online PMP Training Course to cut through all the PMBOK knowledge in an afternoon?  Sadly, the answer is no. The exam is quite extensive - The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it. In the past, 61% was published by PMI as the passing score for the PMP. Now, there is no set number - You need to score at least "Moderately Proficient" in all 6 domains in order to pass the exam. How should I prepare for the PMP exam? "Moderately Proficient" means you need to have a good working knowledge of all the different areas covered Project Management Body of knowledge "PMBOK." A Guide to the Project…
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