Tagged: PMP Certification

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...

PMP Exam Experience Sharing

PMP Lessons Learned: Passing the 2nd Try

It is not the end of the world after failing the PMP® Exam at the 1st attempt. Every PMP® Aspirant is given two more opportunities to write the PMP® Exam within the same year after failing the first try (actually, PMP® Certification Aspirants will be allowed to re-apply for the PMP®...

PDU Audit Required Documents for PMI Certification

PDU Audit: Important Documents for PMI Certification

In addition to the PMI Audit for application to PMP®, PMI-ACP®, etc. Certification Exams, there is also the PMI PDU Audit. PMI will continuously monitor the PDU submissions of certification holders in order to safeguard the quality of the continuous education program of PMI Certifications. There are two levels PMI carries...

Guide to Getting PMP Certified in 2017

Guide to Getting PMP Certified in 2017

Is 2017 a great year to begin your PMP® journey and get PMP® certified? You bet! Here’s why: Why 2017 is a Great Year Getting PMP® Certified? The first step to success is BEGIN. If you don’t even try, your success rate is 0%. This is my personal story: I...

Estimation Methods for PMP Exam

Estimation Methods for PMP Exam

In project cost and time management, estimations are required during project planning as we cannot know things in future for sure. There are at least five estimation methods mentioned in the PMBOK® Guide, namely: One-point Estimating Analogous Estimating Parametric Estimating Three-point Estimating Bottom-up Estimating This post will expound on the similarities...

The 5 "P"s to Getting PMP Certified

The 5 “P”s to Getting PMP Certified

PMP® stands for the Project Management Professional Certification certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is considered one of the most prestige certification any project manager make attain. Reflecting on my PMP® Exam journey, I discovered 5 “P”s which are vital to helping me to succeed in passing the certification exam in...

What to Do After First/Twice/Thrice Failing the PMP?

What to Do After Failing the PMP (or Twice/Thrice)?

Though it is every PMP® Certification Aspirants’ wish to pass the PMP® Exam in 1st Try (I particular like the PMP® Exam book with the same title authored by Andy Crowe), the passing rate of the PMP® Exam is estimated to be around 60% – 70% only — meaning that...

Run Chart vs Control Chart for PMP Exam

Quality Control: Run Chart vs Control Chart for PMP Exam

The PMBOK® Guide mentions the Seven Basic Tools of Quality for the Project Quality Management Area, these seven tools are: Cause-and-effect diagram (i.e. “fishbone” / Ishikawa diagram) Check sheet Control chart Histogram Pareto chart Scatter diagram Run chart Of these Seven Basic Tools of Quality, the Run Chart and the Control...

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...