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Exam mega-themes

A quick, solid foundation for scoring well on both the PMP and CAPM exams is to rehearse these over-arching mega-themes: The project manager protects the project by: acting proactively – influencing the factors that would have a negative (or positive) … Continue reading

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Trust = …?

Trust. Those five letters portend either a positive or negative experience — in family life, romantic relationships, business deals, and projects. On the PMP exam, trust is a frequent concept. Trust is not a “touchy-feely” thing on the exam (or … Continue reading

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The Big Change is Afoot!

Big change — aarrrgh, right? Many people are rushing to take the PMP exam prior to the 8/31/11 change-over. Popular sentiment is the “new” exam will be much harder than the current version, which is why there is the rush … Continue reading

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Big changes approacheth

September 1st is just around the corner. That is the date the Project Management Institute’s new PMP® exam goes into use. Changes to the PMP® exam include (1) 30% of the exam content will be updated, (2) the exam will … Continue reading

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PMP® Exam change in Aug 2011

The PMP® Exam is going to change substantially on August 1st, 2011.  The Project Management Institute states that 30% of the exam content is going to be updated to reflect their 2010 study of what project managers actually do on … Continue reading

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ITTO schmitto

In preparing for the PMP exam, you’ll hear differing opinions about memorizing all of the PMI framework Inputs, Tools & Techniques, and Ouputs (ITTO).  Don’t be surprised if the acronym ITTO didn’t ring any bells for you – I got … Continue reading

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PMP® material, spiced up

Making the dull stuff easier to stomach. Continue reading

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