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PMI Adds Copy-prevention Tech to PMBOK

Concerned about fake versions of its publications being circulated around the world, the Project Management Institute® has implemented a service to prevent copying of its PMBOK® Guide and other textbooks and study guides. PMI will be working with Document Security Systems to implement technologies that ensure the authenticity of its physical materials. Without mentioning that…

Exam Simulator Helps PMs Pursue PMI Agile Credential

A company that produces sample exams to help project managers pass their Project Management Professional exams has launched a simulated environment for the Project Management Institute’s agile test, Agile Certified Practitioner. OSP International, which runs PM PrepCast, recently released the PMI-ACP Exam Simulator. According to OSP, the simulation service includes “hundreds” of questions developed by…

3 Ways to Prep for Your PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner Exam

Congratulations! You’ve started the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® application process, and you’re preparing to take the PMI-ACP exam. Wonderful career move! PMI-ACP certification is highly sought after in both challenging and prosperous economic times. As PMI states, the PMI-ACP is recognition of “an individual’s expertise in using agile practices in their projects,…

The Most Important 24 Hours Before PMP Exam Day

As you face your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, remember this: 1. Prepare Mentally the Day before the PMP Exam After several intense and hard weeks of study and preparations, you are now ready to take on the PMP test. And the mental preparation in the last 24 hours before you actually take it are…

An Exam Prep Tip: What Would PMBOK Do?

As you face your Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, remember to answer exam questions from the PMBOK® perspective. The questions in the PMP exam are based on the following process groups from the PMBOK Guide®: Initiating; Planning; Executing; Controlling; and Closing. So expect questions like: “Which process is applied to break down the project into…

5 Tips for Planning How to Pass Your PMP Exam

If you are preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Association in Project Management (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 to pass your exam. Be a planner, and apply good…

5 PMP Exam Tips

1. Don’t Use Too Many Exam Prep Books What usually happens is that students preparing for the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Profession (PMP)® exam try to go through too many PMP exam prep books or online courses thinking that they will be able to absorb everything that they watch and read. That is far from…

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7 Lessons Learned from the PMP® Exam

Everyone has different ways of studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. You may carry the PMBOK® Guide around with you, or use flashcards. You may join your local Project Management Institute (PMI)® Chapter and study in a group. Whatever your study path, someone has been there before you. While everyone has a slightly…

Is Project Management a Profession?

The US-based Project Management Institute (PMI), which is unquestionably the largest professional organization representing project management practitioners, refers to project management as a profession 20-plus times in its code of ethics. The oldest and second largest professional organization in terms of membership, the EU-based International Project Management Association (IPMA), while less strident, also refers to…

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