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by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 27 Oct 2011 1:55 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 8. Negotiation
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PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 8. Negotiation

In Appendix G, the PMBOK Guide discusses Interpersonal Skills for the project manager. We are currently reviewing these one by one in our weekly PMP exam tip and we have reached the last one in the series: Negotiation. The nature of the role of a project manager makes it essential for them to have g...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 12 Oct 2011 10:16 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 7. Political and Cultural Awareness
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PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 7. Political and Cultural Awareness

In Appendix G, the PMBOK Guide discusses Interpersonal Skills for the project manager. In the sense of a free PMP exam guide we are currently reviewing these one by one in our weekly PMP exam tip. Let’s talk culture and politics. In today’s world, project managers operate in an environment that is m...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 05 Oct 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 6. Decision Making
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PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 6. Decision Making

In Appendix G, the PMBOK Guide discusses Interpersonal Skills for the project manager. We are currently reviewing these one by one in our weekly PMP exam tip. Let’s look at decision making.decision making techniques. There are many skills that a successful project manager may develop and among them ...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 21 Sep 2011 11:18 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 5. Influencing
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PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 5. Influencing

In Appendix G, the PMBOK Guide discusses Interpersonal Skills for the project manager. We are currently reviewing these one by one in our weekly PMP exam tip. This week’s topic is influencing. If you want to become a successful project manager, it is important to be able to influence people. Just as...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 14 Sep 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 4. Communication
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Views: 4375

PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 4. Communication

In Appendix G, the PMBOK Guide discusses Interpersonal Skills for the project manager. We are currently reviewing these one by one in our weekly PMP exam tip. In this week’s tip we talk about developing strong communication skills. Good communication skills are important in most careers. If you are ...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 07 Sep 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 3. Motivation
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Views: 4682

PMP Exam Tip: Interpersonal Skills a PMP Needs: 3. Motivation

In Appendix G, the PMBOK Guide discusses Interpersonal Skills for the project manager. We are currently reviewing these one by one in our weekly PMP exam tip. This week we are looking at why it’s important for you to become a “master motivator”: If you want to ensure the success of your project, you...
by cornelius.fichtner
Thu 25 Aug 2011 5:08 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: What is the Difference Between Quality Assurance and Quality Control
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Views: 4800

PMP Exam Tip: What is the Difference Between Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Many people have trouble understanding the difference between Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) as they are preparing for their PMP Exam. That is not surprising. The terms are very closely related and if you don’t work in the field, the difference doesn’t seem too obvious. Let’s first ...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 10 Aug 2011 10:46 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Calculating ES/FS
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Views: 4129

PMP Exam Tip: Calculating ES/FS

We recently received the following question from a PMP Exam Student: "There's some confusion in my head with regards to some of the network diagram calculations. I'm lead to believe there are actually two methods to calculate ES, LF, ES etc etc The first method adds or subtracts 1 where applica...
by cornelius.fichtner
Sun 07 Aug 2011 4:19 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Why PMI Won't Say If You Passed Or Failed Your PMP Exam
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Why PMI Won't Say If You Passed Or Failed Your PMP Exam

The PMP Exam is changing on August 31st 2011. If you are taking the exam on or after this date, then your 200 questions will be based on the new PMP Exam Content Outline. In addition to what you can find in that article, PMI recently announced the following: If you are taking the PMP Exam on or afte...
by cornelius.fichtner
Wed 03 Aug 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: Need the communications channels formula?
Replies: 0
Views: 4796

PMP Exam Tip: Need the communications channels formula?

We recently received the following question from a PMP Exam Student: “There's some confusion in my head with regards to some of the network diagram calculations. I'm lead to believe there are actually two methods to calculate ES, LF, ES etc etc The first method adds or subtracts 1 where applicable. ...