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TOPIC: PMP Application: From Requires Attention to Accepted

PMP Application: From Requires Attention to Accepted 1 week 4 days ago #18276

  • MacSky
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Hi everyone,

I just want to share my experience in applying for the PMP. My application was returned, but with the posts I read here in PrepCast, it helped me revise my application with taking into consideration the 500 character limit. Below are the before and after samples.

TIP: Think Project Management processes & terms & how you applied it to your projects

First Attempt:
Application Sent: July 23, 2019
Received "Requires Your Attention" e-mail: July 26, 2019

Sample: Project from First Attempt

Project Title (this line isn’t included in the description box): Airport Website Relaunch

Description:
Project Objective: Relaunch of Airport website
Project Outcome: Successfully selected & uploaded photos for the website relaunch
Project Role: Project Support
Project Responsibilities: Researched stock photos for over 50 web landing page banners, worked with website team and the Cargo Program Manager to design the Cargo webpages, attend meetings with Marketing & website team to discuss status of project, and uploaded over 50 stock photos for the trial run/re-uploaded photos for the launch day


2nd Attempt:
Application Sent: August 7, 2019
Received Accepted E-mail: August 13, 2019

Sample: Revised Project from 2nd Attempt

Project Title (this line isn’t included in the description box): Airport Website Relaunch Project

Description:
Goal: Launch a new, rebranded Airport website
Outcome: Successfully relaunched website
Role: Project contributor for Website Team
Deliverables: Project Plan/Schedule/Budget; Banner images
Resp:
I: Identify initial requirements; Determine official launch date
P: Work with Marketing Manager determine budget & project plan/schedule/milestones
E: Research & upload stock images; Implement approved stakeholder changes
M&C: Obtain feedback/review/change requests from stakeholders; Provide updates
C: Store finalized documentation; successfully relaunched website
Last edit: by MacSky. Reason: Added more information
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