Planning for, taking, and passing the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam can be a long and stressful journey. Let us help you take a little stress off by letting you know how to avoid seven of the most common mistakes identified by those who did not pass the exam the first time. Indeed, they have learned from it and made adjustments to pass on their second try.
These 7 common mistakes are:
Mistake 1 – Not planning an adequate path to PMP success
Mistake 2 – Not having the “right” amount of confidence
Mistake 3 – Relying solely on free questions to study
Mistake 4 – Not taking full-length practice exams
Mistake 5 – Not fully understanding the ITTOs
Mistake 6 – Not fully understanding the formulas
Mistake 7 – Not properly preparing for exam day
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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition is significantly different from the prior Fifth Edition in that it is published and bundled together with the Agile Practice Guide. The inclusion of this new practice guide has created some confusion around what a student should study to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam.
That is why in this article, we give you answers to questions such as:
- What is the Agile Practice Guide?
- What does PMI say about Agile questions on the PMP exam?
- What Agile questions should I expect on the PMP Exam?
Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/1052-do-i-have-to-read-the-agile-practice-guide-for-the-pmp-exam
As you study for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam or even during your practice as a certified PMP®, you may end up questioning if a change request is required when a defect is found in a project. The answer to that is Yes. It is also required for minor fixes and even on things you are not sure needs to be fixed.
This article answers the questions to:
- What is a change request?
- Does every defect repair require a change request?
- Does every change request require the approval of the change control board (CCB)?
- Does every change request trigger the Perform Integrated Change Control (PICC) process?
Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/1070-is-a-change-request-required-for-defect-repair
The key to running a successful company is efficient project management using the best Kanban tool. Kanban is a popular project management approach, but what exactly is it?
This article will explain the Kanban philosophy and how to find the best Kanban project management tools for your team. We also share some inexpensive or free Trello alternatives that you can use to execute plans, projects, and strategies.
This article will give answers to questions such as:
- What is Kanban?
- Who invented Kanban?
- Why Should You Use Kanban in Project Management?
- The Importance of Kanban Boards in Project Management
- Choosing the Best Kanban Tool for Your Team
- Popular Kanban Tools to Improve Your Project Workflow
Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/1108-online-kanban-tools-a-buyers-guide
The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® and Project Management Professional (PMP)® are both specialized credentials offered by Project Management Institute (PMI)® and choosing between the two is a big one.
To make the best decision for you and your career, you need to know the differences between the two certifications. Whichever you choose should be the one that aligns with your personal goals for your career path.
Topics discussed in this article include:
- What the CAPM certification is
- The PMP and CAPM certification requirements
- The difference between the two exams
- If the CAPM exam is easier than the PMP exam
- How to upgrade from CAPM to PMP
Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/1109-capm-vs-pmp-the-differences-you-need-to-know#h4-is-the-capm-exam-easier-than-the-pmp-exam