Tagged: PMBOK Guide

Why every PMP should renew PMI membership?

Why every PMP Aspirants should join as PMI member?

One of the top question I receive from PMP® Certification Aspirants is that “Is it required to join PMI membership in order to apply for PMP® Certification?”. The answer is definitely NO. PMP® Certification Aspirants can apply to take the PMP® Exam once they have fulfilled the education and working...

When will PMBOK Guide 6th Edition be released?

When will PMBOK Guide 6th Edition be released?

According to the history of PMBOK® Guide, PMI would release an update version of the PMBOK® Guide every 4 to 5 years. Currently the most current PMBOK® Guide update was on December 2012. PMI has just announced that the PMBOK® Guide 6 will be released at around the following schedule:...

What is the current edition of PMBOK Guide?

What is the current edition of PMBOK Guide?

From 31st July 2013 till now, the PMBOK® Guide has been updated to the 5th edition, i.e. the current PMBOK® Guide edition is 5. For reference, PMBOK® Guide was updated to the 4th edition in 2009, four years earlier. The 6th edition of the PMBOK® Guide will be published in...

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PMI-ACP Study Notes: Agile Project Management vs PMBOK Guide

[PMI-ACP® exam study notes]  Both the PMP® Certification as well as the PMI-ACP® Certification are created and administrated by the Project Management Institute. This post addresses the relationship between what is written in the PMBOK® Guide (PMP® exam) and Agile principles and practices (PMI-ACP® exam). Agile Project Management (PMI-ACP®) There is no official...

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PMP / PMBOK Guide FAQ 8 – How to Plan for the PMP Exam?

While there are many websites on the internet teaching PMP® aspirants how to get PMP® certified, most of them contain information that are either incomplete or disorganized. A PMP® aspirants emailed me recently expressing the frustrations he had while searching for useful PMP® Certification Exam information. Tips for the PMP®...

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PMP Certification Preparation – A Reader’s Question

Recently, I got an email enquiry about the PMP® Certification Examination and how to prepare for the PMP® Exam. As the answers would be useful to other PMP® aspirants, the Q&A are published below with a view to helping other people aiming to get PMP® certified with the same queries....

A Short History of the PMBOK Guide Published by PMI

A Short History of the PMBOK Guide Published by PMI

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) is a publication by the Project Management Institute (PMI) which documents the standards and best practices for the field of project management. Currently in the fifth edition, the PMBOK® Guide is considered one of the most important exam prep...

PMBOK Guide Alone Enough for the PMP Exam?

PMBOK Guide Alone Enough for the PMP Exam?

Is studying the PMBOK® Guide alone enough to pass the PMP® Exam? The answer really depends on how familiar you are with the PMBOK® Guide. Some say that around 80 – 90% of the PMP® Exam questions are covered in the PMBOK® Guide. However, it is clear that the PMP®...

PMP / PMBOK Guide FAQ 1

PMP / PMBOK Guide FAQ 1

Recently, I received the following questions regarding the PMBOK® Guide / PMP® Exam which may be useful for fellow PMP® aspirants. The questions and answers are published in full here with a view to helping fellow PMP® students with similar queries. If you have any questions on PMBOK® Guide and...