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by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 09 Aug 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: What to Write in Your PMP Exam Application
Replies: 0
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PMP Exam Tip: What to Write in Your PMP Exam Application

We often receive a question similar to the following from PMP Exam Applicants who are in the process of filling in their application form: Question: Do you have an example of project write ups on PMI application -- best in class examples of how to summarize your projects -- I have drafted mine and w...
by cornelius.fichtner
Sun 05 Aug 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: The Project Schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 4517

PMP Exam Tip: The Project Schedule

In project management, a schedule consists of a list of a project's tasks with intended start and finish dates. Tasks are the lowest element in a schedule; they are not further subdivided. Those items are estimated in terms of resource requirements, budget and duration, linked by dependencies and sc...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 26 Jul 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Know the Difference between a Planning Package and a Work Package
Replies: 0
Views: 5348

PMP Exam Tip: Know the Difference between a Planning Package and a Work Package

Many PMP students have trouble understanding the difference between a planning package and a work package. Let’s turn first to the PMBOK® Guide to clear up any confusion: Planning Package = A work breakdown structure component below the control account with known work content but without detailed sc...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 19 Jul 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Study Integration Management Last
Replies: 0
Views: 5238

PMP Exam Tip: Study Integration Management Last

Have you ever been tempted - even just a little bit - to turn to the back of a book and read how it ends before you invest all that time reading the book? Well, here’s a tip that lets you do just that with your PMP exam studies of the PMBOK® Guide: Skip the first knowledge area (Integration Manageme...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 12 Jul 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Validated Deliverables and Accepted Deliverables Are NOT the Same!
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Views: 6294

PMP Exam Tip: Validated Deliverables and Accepted Deliverables Are NOT the Same!

Students often confuse validated and accepted deliverables, so if you’re struggling here, you’re not alone. At first glance, they do seem to be rather the same, but once you get the idea, you’ll never confuse them again. The most important thing you need to understand is in which process from the PM...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 28 Jun 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: What Is The Difference Between Mandatory And Discretionary Dependencies?
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Views: 7778

PMP Exam Tip: What Is The Difference Between Mandatory And Discretionary Dependencies?

In the project management world, dependencies determine the order in which various activities should be completed. These dependencies usually documented as an activity attribute and help in sequencing the activities on the project schedule network diagram. As you prepare for your PMP exam, it is imp...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 21 Jun 2012 11:59 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Be Sure To Answer All The Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 7498

PMP Exam Tip: Be Sure To Answer All The Questions

The PMP exam is a computer based exam with 200 multiple choice questions. This means that each question has exactly one correct answer. The exam will give you exactly four hours to answer these questions. If you prepared well, this should be a breeze. Most find four hours to be more than sufficient ...
by cornelius.fichtner
Sun 17 Jun 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How To Find The Correct Answer On PMP Exam Questions
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Views: 7353

How To Find The Correct Answer On PMP Exam Questions

You have studied the PMBOK® Guide and numerous additional materials; you believe you have a solid understanding of project management theories and the application of those theories; and you have taken the steps to schedule your PMP Exam, there is just one lingering question…how can you make sure you...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 14 Jun 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Prepare Mentally for the Day of the PMP Exam
Replies: 0
Views: 6682

PMP Exam Tip: Prepare Mentally for the Day of the PMP Exam

After several intense and hard weeks of study and preparations, you are now ready to take on the PMP Exam. And the mental preparation in the last 24 hours before you actually take it are just as important as the weeks of study before. You want to be well prepared, both physically and mentally, to ta...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 07 Jun 2012 9:01 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Manage The Time During Your PMP Exam
Replies: 0
Views: 6555

PMP Exam Tip: Manage The Time During Your PMP Exam

One important recommendation I have for those taking the PMP Exam is that to manage the time allotted to answer each question on the exam. Call it budgeting, call it time management, call it whatever you want; but do it! You need to walk into the examination room with a clear plan on how many questi...