My PMP Exam, PMI-ACP Agile, ITIL v4 Foundation Certification: Free Study Notes & Tips 2020 — through Online Self Study for Working Professionals


Updated for the new PMP Exam: I have painstakingly updated the free study notes as well as other learning guides for the PMP Exam for the new PMP Exam in 2020. Wish you PMP success!
Below are my latest published blog posts on Certification Tips and Web Development:

Think about ITIL Certification? Read this Post to Get Started.

How to Get Started on ITIL Certification?

ITIL® certifications are growing in importance over the years. Many large multinational companies are adopting ITIL® as their standard way of managing information technology services. If you are new to the ITIL® Certification and would like to explore whether ITIL® certification is for you, this concise article will give you...

pmi-acp formulas

PMI-ACP Formulas and Calculation for PMI-ACP Exam Demystified

I hear you say “What? Is there really any calculation questions for the PMI-ACP® Exam?” Yes, you read it right, there are some mathematical concepts and formulas you may need to know in order to be fully prepared for the PMI-ACP® Exam. There are quite a few calculation type questions...

What PMP Aspirants should know about Opportunity Cost for the PMP Exam?

What to know about Opportunity Cost for the PMP Exam?

This post talks about the concept of “opportunity cost”. Every PMP® aspirant would wonder why they will need to learn about concepts and knowledge not covered in the PMBOK® Guide. This is a actually the top common misconception about the exam! In fact, the PMP® Exam is not just about...

Domain VII Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain VII Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The Seventh domain: Domain VII Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People) is the knowledge about “Continuously improving the quality, effectiveness, and value of the product, the process, and the team. ” (source:...

Domain VI Problem Detection and Resolution

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain VI Problem Detection and Resolution

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The Sixth domain: Domain VI Problem Detection and Resolution is the knowledge about “Continuously identifying problems, impediments, and risks; prioritizing and resolving in a timely manner; monitoring and communicating the problem resolution...

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain V Adaptive Planning

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain V Adaptive Planning

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The fifth domain: Domain V Adaptive Planning  is the knowledge about “Produce and maintain an evolving plan, from initiation to closure, based on goals, values, risks, constraints, stakeholder feedback, and review...

Domain IV Team Performance

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain IV Team Performance

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The fourth domain: Domain IV Team Performance is the knowledge about “creating an environment of trust, learning, collaboration, and conflict resolution that promotes team self-organization, enhances relationships among team members, and cultivates...

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain III Stakeholder Engagement

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain III Stakeholder Engagement

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The third domain: Domain III Stakeholder Engagement is the knowledge about “engaging current and future interested parties by building a trusting environment that aligns their needs and expectations and balances their...

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain II Value-Driven Delivery

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain II Value-Driven Delivery

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The second domain: Domain II Value-Driven Delivery is the knowledge about “delivering valuable results by producing high-value increments for review, early and often, based on stakeholder priorities and collecting feedback...

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain I Agile Principles and Mindset

PMI-ACP Study Notes: Domain I Agile Principles and Mindset

[NEW! For the 2015 July PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus] The PMI-ACP® Exam consists of 120 questions which can be categorised into seven domain. The first domain: Domain I Agile Principles and Mindset is the knowledge about “how to explore, embrace, and apply agile principles and mindset within the context of the project team...

Recommended PMI-ACP Exam Reference Book: PMI-ACP Exam Prep by Mike Griffiths

Mike Griffiths’ PMI-ACP Exam Book: Premier vs 2nd Edition

With the introduction of an updated exam content outline for the PMI-ACP® Exam by PMI, every PMI-ACP® aspirant would surely question about the relevancy of the current PMI-ACP® Exam Prep courses and books for the new PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus. The PMI-ACP® Exam Prep by Mike Griffiths is surely on the...

New Exam Contents Added to PMI-ACP Exam

New Exam Contents Added to PMI-ACP Exam (from July 2015)

The PMI-ACP® is changing from 15 July 2015. From this very day, the PMI-ACP® exam will be based on the new PMI-ACP® Exam syllabus. The new PMI-ACP® Exam is by no means a ‘revolutionary’ change. In fact, according to my PMI-ACP® experience and many of others, the exam syllabus of the...