Featured PMP Exam Lessons Learned from Michael Waserman, PMP

PMP exam lessons learnedPMP exam lessons learned from PM PrepCast student - Michael Waserman, PMP.

1. It takes about a couple of months to get prepared if you are working. I studied 3-4 hours every day during a week and 7-10 hours on weekends.

2. I listened to PM PrepCast home on my computer and on my iPhone during commute. I've never listened new topics on the phone, just repeated what I alread learned to improve knowledge.

3. Formula and 47 processes memorization is a must. It has to be done before you start taking the simulator exams. I did that after I was done with simulator and I regret it.

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PMP® Exam Simulator Software to Gain Confidence

PMP exam tipAdding the use of PMP® Exam Simulation Software to your PMP® Exam studying routine can help you gain confidence in passing the exam. Being familiar with how the exam is structured, the types of questions to expect, and practicing answering 200 PMP exam questions within the four hour time limit can all increase your confidence in passing the PMP® Exam. Often increased confidence will result in increased success.

A PMP® Exam Simulator provides you with the opportunity to practice answering 200 Project Management related questions in a four hour period prior to taking the PMP® Exam. It also provides you with similar questions you will face while taking the exam. These questions are multiple choice and are written to determine if you fully understand the project management concepts to identify the correct answer. Often these questions may appear to have more than one correct answer and will depend upon the test taker to use critical thinking skills and their knowledge of Project Management concepts to identify the correct answer.

Answering 200 questions in four hours along with the possibility of questions appearing to have more than one correct answer can be intimidating a best. But, by using PMP® Exam Simulation Software you will know what types of questions to expect, how the exam is structured, and what it is like to get through all 200 questions in four hours or less…all of which will help you gain confidence for the PMP® Exam.

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Free PMP Exam Sample Question

PMP exam sample questionWhat is a Work Breakdown Structure?

A. A hierarchically-organized depiction of the project organization
B. A hierarchical structure of resource categories
C. It is not part of the project plan
D. A deliverables-oriented decomposition of the project work


Hint: It illustrates the project scope.


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Answer and Explanation:

The correct answer is D.

A work breakdown structure (WBS) is a deliverable-oriented hierarchical decomposition of the work to be executed by the project team to accomplish the project objectives and create the required deliverables.

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Get a Free PMP Exam Coaching Session with a Live Coach

To celebrate the launch of our PMP Exam Coaching program at we are offering Free PMP Exam Coaching Sessions to our readers.

In this 30-minute, online WebEx session your coach Dan Ryan, Julie DeSot or Derek Satz will be working with you to review and improve your current study plan, study materials and study approach. They will give you their insights and suggestions to help you succeed as you are preparing for the PMP exam.

The coaching session is intended for PMP candidates who have recently started their studies or who are about to start and and would like to make sure that their studies are going in the right direction. It is intended as a strategic planning session -- near the beginning of your studies -- to ensure you are studying the right things in the right way. They are not intended as a last-minute, pre-exam review.

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How to Successfully Use Social Media on Your Projects - PMI CIE

Social Media on ProjectsJoin Cornelius Fichtner PMP, CSM as he answers the question "Where does social media fit into project management?" in PMI California Inland Empire Chapter on April 21, 2015 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM PDT

Key Learning Objectives & Takeaways when you attend this event:

  • Understand social media trends and global usage of social media
  • Define social media "Themes" and "Types" Examine practical uses of social media on projects
  • Describe social media lessons learned (based on survey feedback and implementations)
  • List actionable steps to implement social media on projects

Earn 2 PDUs!

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