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Apr 7, 2018

Recommended Study Plan for PMP Certification

We frequently get requests from our students to provide a recommended study plan for PMP® certification. People learn in different ways and at different pace. It’s hard for us to prescribe a method that works for everyone. However, to assist our students who are starting out with their preparation, we are providing some general guidance in this article. This plan should help you prepare for PMP in about 4-8 weeks (your mileage may vary). You need to tailor the plan according to your situation, needs and learning style. This plan can also be used for CAPM® certification.

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Mar 26, 2018

PMBOK Guide, 6th Edition Update - Mar 26, 2018

We are pleased to announce that all of our content has been updated to align with PMBOK® Guide, 6th Ed as of Mar 26, 2018, which happens to be the same date when PMI® updated the PMP® exam. The project took about 3 months and was completed on time and within budget :)

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Aug 24, 2017

CAPM Online Proctoring - Take the CAPM Exam from your Home or Office

Do you know that now you can take the CAPM® exam from the comfort of your home or office without the hassles of going down to a testing center. PMI, following the lead from other leading technology certification providers, has made it super easy for aspiring project managers to take the CAPM exam by introducing a new test taking option - the CAPM Online Proctored tests. In this post, we’ll learn more about the CAPM Online Proctoring and how it works.

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Jul 8, 2017

Accuracy vs Precision

Accuracy and Precision are terms that most people use interchangeably in normal life. But when it comes to statistics and quality management, they have a very distinct meaning. The concepts are really simple to grasp if you get to see a few good examples. If you are preparing for the PMP certification (or CAPM certification) you should clearly understand the difference between Accuracy and Precision before you go for the exam. I’ll take you through these concepts in my usual style - using examples and quizzes. I hope that by the time you finish reading this article, you’ll have a solid understanding of these concepts.

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May 27, 2017

Difference between Resource Leveling and Resource Smoothing

Resource Leveling and Resource Smoothing are two resource optimization techniques used in the Develop Schedule process, as defined in PMBOK® Guide, 6th Ed. PMP® and CAPM® certification aspirants often get confused between these terms. While Resource Leveling is explained quite well in the Guide, Resource Smoothing isn’t. In fact, Resource Smoothing doesn’t find a mention in most project management references. In this post, we’ll learn about the difference between the two with the help of examples and illustrations. If you been following my personal blog, then this is another post in the PMP Study Notes series.

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