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PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

  Event Description: The exposure draft for the standard part of new PMBOK Guide, 7th edition is now available. The current standard makes a radical shift from a process-based approach to a principle-based approach. This is the first time it’s happening since the release of 1st edition of PMBOK Guide in 1996. The new standard…

PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

The preparation for the new Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide, 7th edition is currently underway, and the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has made the draft for the standard part publicly available for comments. Yes, you can suggest your changes since January 15, 2020. The standard part of the guide makes a paradigm shift…

Is a Change Request Required for Defect Repair?

As you study for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam or even during your practice as a PMP® credentials holder, you may end up questioning if a change request is required when a defect is found in a project. That seems like a complex question but has a very simple answer – Yes. You may…

Want To Be A Successful PMP? The Top 5 Things That You Must Do

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Zooming in: What it does take to be a successful PMP? Is it high intelligence or smartness or months of preparation? What makes some people successful as…

How to Be a Successful PMI-PMP

During the end of January, I received a call from a person just leaving the PMI examination center. A few weeks before, another person had called…they too having just cleared the exam successfully. Both had used my book, I Want To Be A PMP or video course, PMP Live Lessons – Guaranteed Pass to clear…

Taking the PMP® Exam Soon? A Sample Question

  As we discussed a few weeks ago, planning for, taking, and passing the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam can stressful. We hope you enjoyed the article on How to Avoid the Seven Most Common PMP Exam Mistakes, and learned something, too. Now, let’s consider the sample question below:     Question You are assigned…

Transitioning from PMBOK 5th Edition to PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Management Institute (PMI®)’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide has seen continuous upgrades since its publication for the first time in 1996. Every four to five years, aspiring PMPs usually get the new edition. It is no surprise that the PMBOK Guide 5th edition published in 2012, has now changed. These updates are…

How To Become A PMI® Professional in Business Analysis (PBA)®

Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Professional in Business Analysis (PBA®) is relatively a new certification as compared to others. Though young, it is one of the fastest growing areas of certification. As of June 2018, over 2,650 professionals hold PBA certification globally. Business analysis is increasingly considered to be an important area of competency needed by…

Contingency Reserve and Management Reserve

Let’s say you are going to a friend’s house, and you expect it to take about an hour to get there. In your city; however, traffic is known to cause delays. If a traffic jam occurs, it will impact your arrival time. You’ve informed your friend about the possibility of delay—say by 20 to 30…

Saving the World Project Management (Part 1)

Project manager demographics are hard to come by, but we all know that project managers are as varied as species of bees found within the family of Apidae. We come in all shapes, sizes, and roles. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not even classify “project management” as an occupation! Instead, project…

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