You Must Know The PM Plan for Your PMP® Exam Success

You Must Know The PM Plan for Your PMP® Exam SuccessHave you read through the Project Management Plan from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)?

This article talks about the Project Management Plan, why it is essential to understand it fully, what subsidiary plans and documents are, and how changes are made to the Project Management plan once it is approved.

Topics discussed in this article are:

  1. What is the Project Management Plan?
  2. Why is understanding the Project Management Plan essential to both project success and PMP Exam success?
  3. What are subsidiary plans and documents?
  4. How are changes made to the Project Management Plan?

Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/529-you-must-know-the-pm-plan-for-your-pmp-exam-success.

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10 Use of PMP Exam FlashCards as a PMP® Exam Study Material

10 Use of PMP Exam FlashCards as a PMP® Exam Study MaterialOne known effective method for studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam is using flashcards.

Flashcards are compact, quick, and easy to use study aids that typically cover one question, formula, or tidbit of information per card. It can be used anywhere, 

This article discusses the 10 reasons why you should use PMP exam flashcards as a PMP exam study material.

Below are the following:

  1. This PMP exam study material allows you to study any time & anywhere
  2. It provides an active method for learning PMP concepts
  3. It allows you to think about how much you do or do not understand a concept
  4. It breaks studying down into small chunks
  5. PMP exam flashcards provide repetition
  6. This PMP exam study material allows for distributed learning
  7. It provides immediate feedback on progress
  8. It allows you to control your learning
  9. PMP exam flashcards use both visual and auditory senses
  10. It works well in a group format

Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/564-10-reasons-to-use-pmp-exam-flashcards-as-a-pmp-exam-study-material

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The Three R's You need to Pass the PMP® Certification Exam

The Three R's You need to Pass the PMP® Certification ExamA part of preparing to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) is reading about the use of a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM), Roles and Responsibilities, and the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS).

Each of these tools & techniques is discussed within A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

In this article, we look at each of these tools & techniques individually and how they interact with each other.

Questions to be answered are the following: 

  1. What is a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)?
  2. What is a RACI Chart?
  3. What are Roles and Responsibilities?
  4. What is the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS)?
  5. How do the RAM, R&R, and RBS interact?

Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/606-the-three-r-s-you-need-to-pass-the-pmp-certification-exam

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The 7 Questions Every PMP® Student Asks Their Coach

The 7 Questions Every PMP® Student Asks Their CoachThere are a number of questions that come up from students studying for their Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam.

In this article, we share the top 7 questions that every student asks us in our role as their PMP® exam coach. Whether you have a coach or not, knowing the answers will help you get started more quickly with your own exam preparations.

Questions asked are the following:

1. Why did I fail the PMP exam when I studied so long and so hard?
2. I am terrible at mathematics and at formulas. How will I ever be able to do all these earned value questions?
3. I took a few practice tests and I did OK with them so why did I fail the PMP exam?
4. Can you help me with Risk and Quality, please?
5. What do I have to score in order to pass the exam? And can I get below proficient in more than one category and still pass?
6. How long should it take me to study effectively and pass the exam?
7. Do I really have to read the GUIDE twice as everyone says?

Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/609-the-7-questions-every-pmp-student-asks-their-coach

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How to Get PMP® Certification Using Four Study Techniques

How to Get PMP® Certification Using Four Study TechniquesIn order to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam,  you need to fully understand A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Code of Ethics. You may also have spent some time thinking about the many study techniques available to you. 

Learn four PMP exam study techniques, their effectiveness, and some possible alternatives, you may not have considered.

Study techniques discussed are:

Technique 1 – Reading, Highlighting  and Underlining the Guide and PMI® Code of Ethics
Technique 2 – Using PMP Flashcards
Technique 3 – Taking Notes on the Guide and PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Technique 4 – Taking a PMP Practice Exam

Read more: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/652-how-to-get-pmp-certification-using-three-study-techniques

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