PMP Exam, PMI-ACP Agile, ITIL v3 Foundation, PRINCE2 Foundation Certification: Free Study Notes & Tips 2017 — through Online Self Study for Working Professionals


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ITIL Foundation Exam Fee Increase in 2017

ITIL Foundation Exam Fee Increases Every Year

Just received the news that the ITIL® Foundation Certification Exam fee has been increase from the 1st day of 2017. And the price increase is not limited to the ITIL® Foundation Certification Exam but also other AXELOS Certifications (e.g. ITIL® Intermediate life cycle and capability modules, ITIL® Practitioner, PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner,...

Brain Dump for the PMP Exam

[Important!] Brain Dump NOT Allowed for PMP Exam Now

[Important Note: Many Aspirants have alerted that writing brain dumps during tutorial time is NOT allowed any more!] As pointed out by the Lessons Learned by PMP® exam takers, the use of “brain dump” tops the list of suggestions for getting PMP® Certified in first try. However, there seem to...

PMI-ACP Exam Simulator Review

Highly Recommended: PMI-ACP Exam Simulator Review

Summary: I have received hundreds of comments from Aspirants in the past stating that they cannot find enough quality PMI-ACP® Exam questions that are close to the real exam in terms of difficulty and format for practice. Fortunately, the PMI-ACP® Exam Simulator, published by the same publisher of the widely acclaimed...

PDU Audit Required Documents for PMI Certification

PDU Audit: Important Documents for PMI Certification

In addition to the Certification audit for application to PMP®, PMI-ACP®, there is also the PDU Audit. PMI will continuously monitor the PDU submissions of certification holders in order to safeguard the quality of the continuous education program of PMI Certifications. There are two levels PMI carries out PDU Audits: During...

Estimation Methods for PMP Exam

Estimation Methods for PMP Exam

In project cost and time management, estimations are required during project planning as we cannot know things in future for sure. There are at least five estimation methods mentioned in the PMBOK® Guide, namely: One-point Estimating Analogous Estimating Parametric Estimating Three-point Estimating Bottom-up Estimating This post will expound on the similarities...

knowledgehut Online PMP Course Review

Firsthand Review: KnowledgeHut Online PMP Course

Summary: The KnowledgeHut online PMP® course provides an all-in-one exam prep package (including online video courses, e-book, many sample exams, etc.) helping Aspirants to be well prepared for writing the real exam.  The  online course package of KnowledgeHut includes 27 video lectures covering the whole exam syllabus, 6 full-length 200 questions...

The 5 "P"s to Getting PMP Certified

The 5 “P”s to Getting PMP Certified

PMP® stands for the Project Management Professional Certification certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is considered one of the most prestige certification any project manager may attain. Reflecting on my PMP® Exam journey, I discovered 5 “P”s which are vital to helping me to succeed in passing the certification exam in...

What to Do After First/Twice/Thrice Failing the PMP?

Advice for Those who has Failed the PMP Exam

Though it is every Aspirants’ wish to pass the PMP® Exam in 1st Try (I particular like the exam prep book with the same title authored by Andy Crowe), the passing rate of the exam is estimated to be around 60% – 70% only — meaning that 2 out of 5...

Run Chart vs Control Chart for PMP Exam

Quality Control: Run Chart vs Control Chart for PMP Exam

The PMBOK® Guide mentions the Seven Basic Tools of Quality for the Project Quality Management Area, these seven tools are: Cause-and-effect diagram (i.e. “fishbone” / Ishikawa diagram) Check sheet Control chart Histogram Pareto chart Scatter diagram Flowchart Of these Seven Basic Tools of Quality, the Run Chart and the Control Chart...

Estimates: ROM vs Definitive for PMP Exam

Estimates: ROM vs Definitive for PMP Exam

In project cost and time management, estimations are often used in arriving at the cost and time at various stage along the project management cycle as the accurate cost and time will not be 100% known until the very end of the project. In estimating the cost and time, there are two...

Project Risk Management: Avoid vs Mitigate for PMP Exam

Project Risk Management: Avoid vs Mitigate for PMP Exam

In project risk management, there are several risk management strategies as recommended in the PMBOK® Guide fro positive or negative risks: For negative risks: Mitigate Avoid Transfer Accept For positive risks (i.e. opportunities): Enhance Exploit Share Accept Out of the four risk management strategies for negative risks, “avoid” and “mitigate” are always...

EEF vs OPA for PMP Exam

PMP Basics: EEF vs OPA

Both Enterprise Environmental Factors (EEF) and Organization Process Assets (OPA) are two of the core inputs to most project management processes as described in the PMBOK® Guide. However, many Aspirants find it hard to distinguish between these two. Though I have yet to encounter a real PMP® Exam question to ask the...

January 6, 2017