Posts Tagged: exam

What is a Project? A Simple Question with a Very Difficult Answer

This is a seemingly simple question, at least, for a certified project manager. After all we all know that a project is an “endeavor that has a definite start and an end, undertaken to deliver a unique product a service”. Usually this definition is followed by a couple of illustrative examples: Creation of the first… Read more »

PMP® Exam Lessons Learned From Someone Who Has Recently Passed

Is studying for and obtaining your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification one of your personal or career goals? Are you wondering about things such as where is a good place to start, what materials might be the most helpful in studying, or how many practice tests are just right or too many? Are you interested… Read more »

My Top Recommended Web Sites for Free PMP Exam Sample Questions

After eight years as a project management trainer, I have helped more than 20,000 students prepare for their Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam. In my experience along the way, I’ve found one thing that unites them all: They all want to practice with free PMP Exam sample questions. In an effort to help, I have… Read more »

Know the Difference between a Planning Package and a Work Package

Many Project Management Professional (PMP)® students have trouble understanding the difference between a planning package and a work package. Let’s turn first to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) to clear up any confusion: Planning Package = A work breakdown structure component below the control account with known work content… Read more »

Why You Need To Practice With A PMP Exam Simulator

You have studied the PMBOK® Guide; you have read numerous additional study materials; you believe you have a good handle on project management theories and the application of those theories; and you feel as if you might be are ready take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. There is just one thing that keeps lingering… Read more »

Three Ways To Prepare For Your PMP Exam

So, you’ve started the Project Management Professional (PMP) application process and are preparing to take the PMP Exam. Great career move! The PMP Certificate is a highly sought after career demarcations in both prosperous and challenging economic times. It is the recognition of “demonstrated knowledge and skill in leading and directing project teams and in… Read more »

The Agile PrepCast for the PMI-ACP Exam

Looking to become PMI-ACP® Certified? Then the easily accessible PMI-ACP® Prep Video Workshop, The Agile PrepCast™ is just what you need. SILVERADO – The Agile PrepCast™ was released and aimed towards helping those who have the goal of obtaining their PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. The certification is offered by The Project Management Institute… Read more »

7 Lessons Learned from the PMI-ACP® Exam

Everyone has their own method for studying for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam. You might carry the PMI-ACP® Examination Content Outline or some Project Management Institute (PMI)® recommended study material around with you. You might join your local PMI® Chapter to study with others who also have the goal of passing the PMI-ACP®… Read more »