My PMP Exam, PMI-ACP Agile, ITIL v4 Foundation Certification: Free Study Notes & Tips 2021 — 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 2021. Wish you PMP success!
Below are my latest published blog posts on Certification Tips and Web Development:

faster wordpress

An Easy-to-follow Guide to Speed Up WordPress Websites for Free

Summary: WordPress powers around 20% of all websites, including this All Things Web blog you are reading. However, owing to the way it is coded, out of the box WordPress websites are not fast enough. This article provides 14 of ways to speed up WordPress websites, empowering novices and WordPress ninjas alike...

Lean UX

How to integrate UX design into an Agile Development Environment

Summary: In the book Lean UX, the authors Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden try to integrate UX design into Agile/Scrum methodology in such a way the whole team can work together to drive the best user experience through iterative propositions/experiments/results analysis cycles. Why Lean UX? Most software development teams have...

How to Talk to Anyone?

How to Talk to Anyone?

Summary: This article presents the lessons learned from reading the book How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Neil Lowndes. Anyone can become a good communication if the 92 little tricks are learnt by heart. Gone are the days when web developers just need to...

hubspot inbound certification

Hubspot Inbound Certification

Introduction: Below is the study notes for the Hubspot Inbound Certification exam. Hubspot offers if for free and this certification is considered to be one of the most credible online marketing certification. Re-certification is needed every year as the knowledge for online marketing is ever-changing. Inbound Methodology The inbound methodology...

internet buzzwords

Internet Buzzwords

Summary: I recently received the eDM below which makes use of quite a number of internet buzzwords which makes the message rather obscure (of course some would argue that the message may look very tech-savvy). Below I will try to explain the buzzwords in a more plain and approachable language. Here...

PDU for PMP

Earn PDUs to maintain the PMP certification

Introduction: This is the first part of my PDU for PMP® series. Here I will document my journey of earning PDUs with the lowest cost. You may also be interested in my PMP® exam journey. Note: PMI has updated the PMP® PDU Requirements from 1 Dec 2015, please click here for the updated...

After PMP Exam

What would be expected after passing the PMP Exam?

Introduction: This is the third part of posts documenting my actual PMP® examination experience. More information on the PMP® examination preparation can be found at my PMP® exam journey here. From the very moment you see the ‘congratulation’ message on the computer screen of your CBT PMP® Examination, you are a certified...

On the Day of Taking PMP Exam – My PMP Exam Experience

On the Day of Taking PMP Exam – My PMP Exam Experience

Introduction: This is the second part of posts documenting my actual PMP® examination experience. More information on the PMP® examination preparation can be found at my PMP® exam journey here. I took the PMP® exam in Hong Kong at the Prometric center at HKEA San Po Kong Sub-office: HKEA SAN PO KONG...

Schedule PMP Exam

Schedule PMP Exam thru Prometric

Update: PMI will be replacing Prometric with Pearson Vue for all PMI Exams (including the PMP® Exam of course) from 1st July 2019 except for China. Read here for more details. For Aspirants: Don’t worry as the PMI website will direct you to the right exam administer network depending on...

Introduction: This is the third part of my preparation for the PMP Examination Application. You can read more about my PMP exam journey here.

PMP Audit – first-hand experience of oversea applicant

Introduction: This is the final part of my preparation for the PMP® Examination Application. More information on the PMP® exam preparation can be found at  my PMP® exam journey here. Your PMP® Application is being Audited After having diligently filled all the required information on the online form and submitted the application,...

PMP 35 Contact Hours

How to Get the 35 Contact Hours Certification for PMP? Decomposition!

Introduction: This is the third part of my preparation for the PMP® Examination Application. You can read more about my PMP® exam journey here. I have always wanted to gain the PMP® credential for several years yet I was struggling with the requirements – the PMP® 35 hours of project management education. I found...

PMP commonly confused terms

Is the PMP Certification for Me?

Introduction: This is the first part of my preparation for the PMP® Examination Application. You can read more about my PMP® exam journey here. What is PMP®? The PMP® recognizes the competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, specially experience in leading and directing projects. Year after...

How to ride on the Hummingbird update to Google Search Algorithm

How to ride on the Hummingbird update to Google Search Algorithm

Summary: Google constantly updates its search engine algorithms. The latest addition is called the Hummingbird. This post will give an overview of the changes and how webmasters can respond to minimize damages and exploit opportunities. Google rolled out the Hummingbird update on 20 August, 2013 but deferred the announcement to 26 Sep,...

responsive web design

From Static Web Design to Responsive Web Design

Summary: Responsive Web Design (RWD in short) is gaining traction over the past several years. With industry heavy weights like Microsoft adopting responsive web design for their major corporate/product websites, more and more website owners are jumping on the bandwagon. As a web designer and/or developer, gaining responsive web design...