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January 2014 Blog Posts (14)

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 29, 2014 at 5:19am — No Comments

Featured PMP Exam Lessons Learned from Sachin Vehale, PMP

This week's featured lessons learned comes to us courtesy of Sachin Vehale.

In this lessons learned Sachin shared with us his experiences and preparations for the PMP exam.



"Throughout my preparations, It’s been an enriching experience for me in terms of professional & personal development. Journey started in June. I spent quality time doing my homework i.e. learning about the PMP certification. I got a hardcopy of PMBOK and was reading few chapters…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 29, 2014 at 3:37am — No Comments

PMP Exam Tip: Read, Read, Read & Practice, Practice, Practice

Don't try and take the PMP exam immediately after your PMP exam prep class. Similarly, don't wait for months either. The right moment is usually between…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 28, 2014 at 3:35am — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator (The answer is at the very bottom):

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You are managing a construction project. You have just finished defining your activities and you are now estimating their durations. Obtaining government permits is one of the project activities that is critical to the success of your project. You obtain expert opinion…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 26, 2014 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Featured PMP Exam Lessons Learned from Vicki Kilmurray

This week's featured lessons learned comes to us courtesy of Vicki Kilmurray.

In this lessons learned Vicki Kilmurray shared with us her story about the struggle she took before she successfully passed the PMP exam...



"It took me 3 goes to pass the PMP exam. Unfortunately I didn't find the Prepcast until I had already attempted the…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 22, 2014 at 9:56am — No Comments

Predicting the Future

Only fools and the bankers who created the GFC think the future is absolutely predictable. The rest of know there is always a degree of uncertainty in any prediction about what may happen at some point in the future. The key question is either what degree of uncertainty, or in project management space what is the probability of achieving a predetermined time or cost commitment.

There are essentially three ways to deal with this uncertainty:

Option one…

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Added by Patrick Weaver on January 14, 2014 at 5:08am — No Comments

Is productivity gains the answer to improved business outcome?

I recently ran into an old school friend. At the time we were nearing the end of high school he was the coolest dude with a job at a fast food place. He had disposable income and an old second hand car. What else do you need in life? Those of us that were planning further studies or apprenticeships got plenty of advice from him on the futility…

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Added by Shoaib Ahmed on January 14, 2014 at 2:19am — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator (The answer is at the very bottom):

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You are currently performing planning for a construction project. Your project sponsor asks you to send him your project's Resource Breakdown Structure so that he can present it to his senior management during an upcoming meeting. You have not yet developed the Resource…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 13, 2014 at 6:59pm — No Comments

The Seven Formulas You Need for the PMI-ACP® Exam

While there are about 50 formulas that you need to know for Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam success, there are only seven that are absolutely necessary to know for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam.



Even better, for the first three we are going to discuss you don’t even need to know the formula. What you do need to know for them is how to handle the results of the calculations, which is: “The…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 10, 2014 at 9:48am — No Comments

PMP Exam Tip: Be a planner and practice project management in the process

If you are preparing for the PMP or CAPM exam, then you need to have a study plan. As an experienced project manager you know the value of a project plan. So practice what you preach as you prepare for the exam. Be a planner, and apply good project management best practices in the process.

An example of a study plan for the PMP Certification is as follows:

- Go through your studies and training in no more…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 9, 2014 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Building PMO Metrics

The Christmas and New Year is always a good time to take some time off the hurly burly of daily grind and reflect on how things are going. Towards the end of the year I did some work on what metrics would help us run our PMO more efficiently. Metrics are always difficult to establish, especially as they only tell a story once you have a baseline to measure against. This is probably a heavy topic for the first post of the year. Apologies for that.…

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Added by Shoaib Ahmed on January 8, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Take a free sample PMP exam. No signup required

Practice makes perfect, so test your PMP knowledge right now with the following 15 free PMP Exam sample questions in an online exam:…



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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 7, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

January 2014 Discount Coupon

Looking for a way to start the new year right? Start here!



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Instead of paying the regular price of $229.99, you can get The PM PrepCast & The PM Exam Simulator Bundle for just $206.99.



This offer is good from January 1-31, 2014 only.



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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 6, 2014 at 6:19pm — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator (The answer is at the very bottom):

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You are currently involved in the pre-sales of a telecommunications project. You are an employee of a telecommunications equipment vendor company that also provides telecom site selection, construction, equipment installation, site integration, and post-implementation support services. Your…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 5, 2014 at 1:37am — No Comments

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