Why You Failed PMP® Exam and Missed that PMP Certification
We recently released a new and much more in-dept article in which we included more than a dozen tips and suggestions about what to do if you failed your PMP exam. Please click below to read it:
Failed PMI: How to Recover.
While I hope it doesn’t happen to you, some people fail the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam 3 times. If you do find yourself in that situation, you will have to wait a year from the date of your last exam before you will be able to apply for your PMP® certification again.
Over the years, I have found several reasons why someone continues to fail the exam. However – and as hard as it may be to hear this – if it happens to you then you have to acknowledge that you are part of the problem! You are the one taking and failing the test and you should carry some responsibility for not being able to pass because many, many other people do manage to get through it each year.
But on the other hand Project Management Institute (PMI)® has made this exam extremely difficult, and by sitting for the exam multiple times you have proven that you are serious about passing the exam, getting your PMP Credential, and distinguishing yourself from your peers. You can still keep your head up high!
Project Management Training Scholarships for Project Managers
The Project Management Institute® Educational Foundation is administering scholarships worth up to $25,000 per year sponsored by OSP International LLC.
SILVERADO, January 29, 2015 – Students struggling to fund the cost of tuition for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam now have extra help in the form of scholarships from OSP International LLC, producers of best-selling online, video professional training courses.
10 Use of PMP Exam FlashCards as a PMP® Exam Study Material
Studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam can be a long undertaking that at times may seem overwhelming.
One known effective method for studying for the 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. Flashcards can be used just about anywhere; waiting in line, on the bus or train, or even when you just have a few moments between meetings.
In this article, we are going to discuss 10 reasons why you should use PMP exam flashcards as a PMP exam study material.
You Must Know The PM Plan for Your PMP® Exam Success
Are you in the process of studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam? Have you read through what the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) says about the Project Management Plan? Confused? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are in the right place. In this article we are going to discuss what the Project Management Plan is, why fully understanding the Project Management Plan is essential to both project success and PMP® Exam success, what subsidiary plans and documents are, and once approved how changes are made to the Project Management Plan.
6 Myths About The PMP® Exam Debunked
You have read the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® publication, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), from cover to cover; studied other Project Management-related texts; and you feel you are preparing well to take and pass the Management Professional (PMP)® Exam.
There are, however, a number of myths related to the exam process and the exam itself that you are not sure are valid.
In this article, we are going to take a look at six myths related to the PMP® Certification Exam process and bust them so you can quit worrying about what is true and continue with studying for and taking the exam.
PMP® Exam Lessons Learned from Certified PMP, Scott Coonrod
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 in the experiences and insights of those who have been there, were once also wondering many of the same things, and who have recently passed the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam?
Study Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
One of the most discussed tables in the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) is the “Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas Mapping” matrix, found in Table 3-1 on page 61. This table maps the 47 project management processes to their corresponding Knowledge Area, as well as to their corresponding Process Group.
At first glance, the table seems quite complicated, so let’s break it down and uncover why a solid understanding of the relationships between processes, Process Groups, and Knowledge Areas is important to anyone preparing to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. It’s so important, in fact, that we suggest you memorize this matrix and the relationships it calls out. Memorizing the table will prove to be a valuable asset to you during your PMP® Exam.
PMI® and the PMP® Exam to Construction Professionals
I was recently interviewed on the Construction Industry Podcast and asked to introduce Project Management Institute (PMI)® and the PMP® exam to construction professionals. Cesar Abeid, the host of the show is himself PMP certified and one of my students. We discuss the following topics:What is the PMI®?