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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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 the 3rd quarter of 2017. The PMP® Exam will be ONLY updated in the first quarter of 2018 to be based on the PMBOK® Guide 6th...

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...

Project Time Management: Free Float vs Total Float for PMP Exam

Project Time Management: Free Float vs Total Float for PMP Exam

In project time management, when using the Critical Path Method  (CPM) to determine the project schedule, there are two types of float that are easily confused by many Aspirants: Free Float and Total Float. Free Float vs Total Float A Float/Slack is a schedule flexibility an activity has in a project network diagram...

Project Risk Management: Fallback vs Workaround for PMP Exam

Project Risk Management: Fallback vs Workaround for PMP Exam

In project management, once the original plan does not proceed as expected or there are any changes in the external environments, the Project Management will need to investigate whether changes to the original plan is needed. This is where Fallback and Workaround would need to be implemented. However, Aspirants should...

Project Cost Management: Cost Baseline vs Budget for PMP Exam

Project Cost Management: Cost Baseline vs Budget for PMP Exam

In Project Cost Management, project managers will have to deal with Cost Baseline and Cost Budget. However, these two terms are easily confused in everyday language. In the PMBOK® Guide, Cost Budget and Cost Baseline are different concepts that need to be distinguished clearly. This post will expound on the similarities...

Project Time Management: Crashing vs Fast Tracking for PMP Exam

Project Time Management: Crashing vs Fast Tracking for PMP Exam

In Project Time Management, when the Project Management needs to deal with time delay (or the sudden request from management to deliver the deliverables sooner), there are two important methods to compress the schedule (schedule compression techniques) so as to catch up with the target dates while preserving the project scope: crashing...

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