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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Functional vs Projectized vs Matrix Organizations for PMP Exam

Functional vs Projectized vs Matrix Organizations for PMP Exam

In the PMP® Exam, one of the most fundamental questions a PMP® Aspirant will be asked is to distinguish between the type of organization with reference to project management and organizational structure. Organizations can be broadly divided into three general types: Functional, Projectized and Matrix (midway between Functional and Projectized). Knowledge about the...

RACI vs RAM for PMP Exam

RACI vs RAM for PMP Exam

Aspirants will read about RACI and RAM during the Plan Human Resource Management process. Both RACI and RAM are tools used to ensure each project activities are held responsible by individuals of the project team so that nothing will be left un-attended. This article will try to distinguish between RACI and RAM according...

Top PMP Audit Tips

How NOT to Fail the PMP Audit? Here are the Top Audit Tips

Recently, a PMP® Aspirant told me that his application and audit had been rejected by PMI on grounds that “the experience entries listed on the application form do not meet the requirements of the PMP® credential”. He was very disappointed but yet take the time to share his experiences with fellow...

Project Life Cycle vs Product Life Cycle for PMP Exam

Project Life Cycle vs Product Life Cycle for PMP Exam

One of the fundamental knowledge on project management is the understanding of project life cycle and its difference with product life cycle. Though both project life cycle and product life cycle consist of various phases, there are some marked difference between the two and Aspirants may be tested on the understanding...

Project Team vs Project Management Team for PMP Exam

Project Team vs Project Management Team for PMP Exam

In the PMP® Exam, Aspirants will come across the terms “Project Team” and “Project Management Team” in the questions. While these two terms look very similar, they actually carry different meanings that may be crucial in getting the correct answer. Aspirants are advised to understand the meanings of “Project Team” and “Project...

PMP vs PRINCE2: Which Project Management Certification is Better

PMP vs PRINCE2: Which Project Management Certification Better?

PMP® (Project Management Professional) Certification and PRINCE2® (Projects in Controlled Environments, ver. 2) Certification are two of the most prestige and sought-after project management certifications for practitioners of the field. Many project management practitioners would have the question: “Which one of these two project management certification is Better?” (me too when...

Most Important PMP Tip: Begin Your PMP Certification Journey Now

Most Important Tip: Begin Your PMP Certification Journey Now

The other day an Aspirant asked me what the single most important tip I would offer to fellow Aspirants. I replied without hesitation that the most important tip is to “Begin Your Certification Journey Now”! No matter where you are in your project management education or career, it is never too...

My Top 5 Recommended PMP Online Training

Comparison of Popular Online PMP Training Courses

As I have mentioned in my PMP® journey, I did not attend any bootcamps but get my 35 Contact Hours through online training courses. I have researched a vast number of online training courses providers during my search for quality online courses and this article documents my selection criteria and...

PMBOK Guide 6 vs PMBOK Guide 5: What Have Been Changed for the PMP Exam?

PMBOK Guide 6 vs PMBOK Guide 5: What Have Been Changed?

Note: The PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition is currently a work in progress and the official launch date for the finalized PMBOK® Guide 6 is targeted at September 2017. The PMP® Exam will be ONLY updated in the first quarter of 2018 to be based on the PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition. If you begin...

Project Procurement Management: Contract Types for PMP Exam

Project Procurement Management: Contract Types for PMP Exam

Project Procurement Management is usually considered more difficult to most Aspirants as many project managers do not have sufficient knowledge and experience in dealing with contracting issues — contract administration, contract types, contract closure, etc. This post will expound on the various types of contracts that are mentioned in the PMBOK® Guide®...

Project Risk Management: Enhance vs Exploit for PMP Exam

Project Risk Management: Enhance vs Exploit for PMP Exam

In project risk management, according to different types of risk (positive or negative), the PMBOK® Guide recommends the following risk management strategies: 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 opportunities, “enhance” and “exploit” are always not...

PMP Exam Experience Sharing

Lessons Learned by Srinivas Reddy Nalla (New PMP Exam 2016)

A very detailed lessons learned for the PMP® Exam from Srinivas Reddy Nalla who passed the exam with 4 proficient and 1 moderately proficient. Srinivas Reddy Nalla Passed the New Exam Below is the sharing by Srinivas who have recently passed the new exam: Exam Preparation I have taken my exam on...

Project Quality vs Product Quality for PMP Exam

Project Quality vs Product Quality for PMP Exam

Quality is an crucial aspect for project success. Quality is both important for the deliverables (products) and the management of the project for the creation of the deliverables. Project Quality vs Product Quality Product Quality: product quality is the adherence/conformance of the product/deliverable of the project to the pre-defined requirements/standards. Product...

August 29, 2016