PMP Exam Changes 26-Mar-2018

The PMP Exam is changing… yet again. It changes every 4-5 years, as the practice of Project Management matures and evolves along with the changing times. At the moment, the PMP Exam is based primarily on the information in the PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition, which came into effect in September 2013. The next official release … 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

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

What is the Delphi Technique?

Yesterday, after I wrote about the Performance Measurement Baseline for the PMP exam, I received an email asking about the Delphi Technique. I replied to the query, but then thought to expand it, and make it into a detailed article for your benefit too, as it is a common question on the PMP exam. Most … Read more

What is the Performance Measurement Baseline?

The performance of the project, and the project manager needs to be measured. If there is no baseline or benchmark, then there is no way to know if the project manager did a good job or not? We need to have a clear target or goal to achieve, so that we can compare it with … Read more

Master SPI Questions for Easy Marks on PMP Exam

In the PMP Exam, there are atleast 4-5 questions that only focus on simple interpretation of the Schedule Performance Index (SPI) or the Cost Performance Index (CPI). There questions are from the Cost Management or Time Management Knowledge Areas, as defined in the PMBOK Guide. Some such questions require you to do minor calculations. As … Read more