~ By John Reiling
Passing the PMP exam is challenging, but hundreds of thousands of people have already done it! What is the secret? One of the keys is to put into practice the discipline, practices, tools, and frameworks that are the subject of the exam. This is accomplished by making a plan based upon the many structures, terms and concepts that are part of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). These are the things that experienced project managers will learn that takes them beyond their project management experience base. This article discusses some keys for building an effective project plan to pass the PMP exam.
Passing the PMP exam is hard work, but like many challenging accomplishments it takes a plan and strong execution. Many people have passed, so it is within reach of most who try. Given that it is all about project management, it makes great sense to take advantage of the challenge of this personal project to put into practice the best principles of project management. This will greatly enhance chances of success and help to solidify the PMI PMBOK framework for project management.
John Reiling, PMP, PE, MBA is an experienced Project Manager and certified Project Management Professional. John's site, Project Management Training Online www.pmtrainingonline.com provides online project management training for PMP exam prep. John also writes regularly on project management and certification in his blog, PMcrunch