3 Point Estimate: Triangular Distribution vs Beta Distribution (PERT)

PMP aspirants often come across the 3 Point Estimate when studying for the PMP exam for the first time. There are 2 different formulas for the 3 Point Estimate, and it is generally not clear to most project managers as to which one to use, and when, or why. I have written about the 3 … Read more

The PMP Exam is Changing in January 2016

PMP Exam Changes in January 2016

  Although the PMP exam is still based on the PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition, there have been changes to the PMP Exam starting from January 12, 2016.  The last day to take the exam based on the current format is 11-Jan-2016. What exactly has changed in the PMP Exam? PMI has recently conducted a Role … Read more

Why Do You Want To Achieve PMP Certification?

Over the past 2 days, I attended a Anthony Robbins Total Success seminar in Singapore. It was fantastic… mind blowing, awesome! I realized so many things about what I have done in the past, where I have arrived, and what are the things I haven’t done, why I haven’t done them, and what could be … Read more

PMP Strategy: How to Study & Answer PMP Questions

The PMP exam is based on the PMBOK Guide, which is a very holistic framework for managing projects. For most project managers, it is an eye opening experience. Most people find that there are huge gaps in what they know and practice on real projects, versus what learn from the PMBOK Guide. This leads to … Read more

Help! I Failed The PMP Exam Today… WHY?

“I failed the PMP exam today. It is really unbelievable. I thought I did well on the exam. I was able to finish on time. I have 8 years of project management experience, and have never failed any exam. Yet, I got only one area as Moderately Proficient, and Below Proficient in all other areas. … Read more

Frequently Asked Questions About the PMP Exam – 1

Even though I have tried to explain about the PMP Eligibility Criteria, and Important Points About PMP Eligibility, I keep getting a lot of questions about Eligibility. So I will tackle a few I have received just in this month in the next few posts… Question 1: Karen wrote “It’s quite clear that Support is … Read more

What is Your Biggest Concern Regarding the PMP Exam?

Most people have passed the primary school, secondary school, attained a college degree with flying colours, joined an organization, and achieved many accolades at work, but they shudder at the mention of attempting and passing the PMP examination… I speak at many seminars, workshops and PMP Training Bootcamps all over the world, and the situation … Read more