Category Archives: PMP

7 Benefits of Passing the PMP® Exam

Filed under Becoming a PM, PMP | Posted by MMeloni

Contributed by Ram Tavva, PMP Imagine this scenario – You do an amazing job managing your first project, and your work is noticed and appreciated. In fact, your boss plans a surprise for you. It’s a party to celebrate the successful completion of your project. And now, that you have proven yourself as a project […]

10 Features of a Great PMP Exam Simulator

Filed under PMP | Posted by PMStudent

If you have already put in the time to study for your PMP Exam and it’s getting closer to the exam date, a PMP Simulator or set of practice exams may be in order. This comes late in my recommended process for studying for the PMP Exam because I think it’s important for you to […]

The Best PMP Certification Training Is On Sale

Filed under PMP | Posted by PMStudent

You might already know this. But I’ll say it again anyway. The PM Prepcast is the best PMP certification training out there. I bought it for my own PMP training. I studied every day because it was easy. On my daily drive to and from work or while working out at the gym, I just […]

BrainBOK PMP Study Tool Review

Filed under PMP | Posted by PMStudent

I don’t do a whole lot of reviews for new training products or books to help with PMP preparation any longer. You probably already know that I used the PM PrepCast to help me study when I took the PMP exam. That and the related products OSP International has come out with have been awesome, […]

PMP Eligibility Requirements Changed on April 17, 2012

Filed under PMP | Posted by PMStudent

There has been a change made to the PMP Handbook. ?The handbook was last updated on April 17, 2012. Dr. Paul Giammalvo alerted me to the change. I still have a communication from PMI I’m expecting back soon, but in the meantime I’ll share what changed with you and my initial thoughts. Interpretation I have […]

PMP Boot Camp Training – Why Not?

Filed under PMP | Posted by PMStudent

I am learning American Sign Language (ASL) right now. My ASL II course final was last night. It was difficult, but I think I did OK. You may not know this, but ASL is it’s own language. With learning any new language, there are standard things like sentence structure unique to the language, vocabulary, etc. […]

Do I Have To Spent $2000 To Get PMP Certified?

Filed under Career, PMP | Posted by PMStudent

Survey says…. No. Make sure you are fully informed before spending money on PMP training of any kind. Knowledge is power, and there are tons of free resources out there for you to learn how deep the water is before you dive in. So I’ll take this opportunity to give some tips and point you […]

You Have To Start Somewhere

Filed under Career, PMP | Posted by PMStudent

I get it. Trust me, I’ve been there. And for certain new adventures I’m starting, I’m there now with you. Starting something new is daunting. Maybe you feel overwhelmed because you don’t have experience managing projects yet, and you are trying to land project management roles so you can gain experience. Perhaps you are stuck […]

Rolling Wave Planning and Progressive Elaboration

Filed under PMP, Scope | Posted by PMStudent

Hi Josh, I am reviewing the PM PrepCast for the second time. I am scheduled to take the exam [soon]. Right now I have an issue discerning the difference between Rolling Wave Planning and Progressive Elaboration. Not that this issue by itself is pass/fail but every question answered correctly helps. Can you provide a some […]