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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...

Project vs Operation for PMP Exam

PMP Basics: Project vs Operation

One of the most fundamental concept for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam is the definition of a “Project” as the knowledge around the PMP® Exam is built upon the correct definition of projects. Yet, in our daily life, “Project” and “Operation” is often confused. This article will help Aspirants to...

PMP Exam Experience Sharing

Lessons Learned by Abhishek Bhati (New PMP Exam)

Abhishek Bhati passed the exam in first try with 400 hours of preparation. Below is his detailed account of his Lessons Learned from his exam Journey. Abhishek Bhati Passed the New PMP® Exam Below is the sharing by Abhishek who have recently passed the new exam: I would like to share...

Project Communication Management: Push vs Pull Communcation for PMP Exam

Project Communication Management: Push vs Pull Communication for PMP Exam

In Project Communication Management, the Project Manager is responsible for communicating matters related to the project to all the related project stakeholders based on the Project Communication Plan by using various communication methods, namely Push Communication, Pull Communication and Interactive Communication. Of these three communication methods, Pull and Push Communication methods are...

Project Risk Management: Qualitative vs Quantitative Analysis for PMP Exam

Project Risk Management: Qualitative vs Quantitative Analysis for PMP Exam

In Project Risk Management, the Project Manager is required to carry out both Qualitative Risk Analysis and Quantitative Risk Analysis. While these two analysis processes are used in risk rating of all identified and significant risks, the PMBOK® Guide has listed Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis and Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis as two...

Project Team: Develop vs Control for PMP Exam

Project Team: Develop vs Manage for PMP Exam

In Project Human Resource Management, there are four processes, namely, Plan Human Resource Management, Acquire Project Team, Develop Project Team and Manage Project Team. The latter two are somewhat confusing as they both are related to the management of the project team in our everyday language. Develop Project Team vs Manage Project...

project coordinator vs project expeditor

Project Expeditor vs Project Coordinator for PMP Exam

The PMBOK® Guide mentions three roles carrying project management responsibilities, namely Project Manager, Project Expeditor and Project Coordinator. While every Aspirant should be quite familiar with the role of Project Manager (after all, many of the Aspirants are Project Managers themselves), the role of Project Expeditor and Project Coordinator may...

Project Requirements vs Project Scope for PMP Exam

Project Requirements vs Project Scope for PMP Exam

In everyday terms, both project requirements and project scope are usually used interchangeably to refer to what needs to be done for the project. However, these two terms are not identical and should be studied in more details in order to really understand their definitions from the view of PMI....

November 28, 2016