Category Archive: PMP Application

Untold Secrets of PMP Exam Preparation

Santanu Deb recently cleared the PMP exam ( PMP number : 1861389)  with flying colors! Here he shares his experience and highlights some aspects that are not discussed very often. Contact Santanu     Project Management Professional (PMP) is test of your understanding of project management concepts and application of project management knowledge. It is NOT …

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Difference between PMP Contact Hours and PDUs

PMP Contact Hour PDU

I have seen many people using PMP Contact Hours and PDUs alternatively to mean the same. But, in reality they are totally different. Here are the key differences between PMP Contact Hours and PDUs.   PMP Contact Hours: PMP contact hours refer to the formal project management training to be taken BEFORE earning the PMP …

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10 Secret Tips to Study Smart and Pass PMP Exam

Plan for PMP Exam

  To pass PMP exam, one has to sit for four hours and answer 200 questions. Naturally there will  be some anxiety around your preparation for the PMP exam. With so much study materials available, deciding on what to study, how to study could be challenge. Unless you get that right, you will end up …

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Your Change Management Guide to PMP Exam with PMBOK Guide 5

PMP Exam Change

PMI has released PMBOK Guide 5th Edition in the beginning of 2013. However, until July 31, 2013 the PMP examination will NOT be based on this new PMBOK Guide. The examination will continue to be based on PMBOK Guide 4th Edition, released back in 2008. Starting July 31, 2013 PMI will revise the examination to …

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How Much Does The PMP Certification Cost?

PMP Certification Cost

Lot of times people ask me this question:  How much does the PMP Certification Cost? Well, I cannot give you one number, because it could vary from person to person based on the books and study materials they purchase. PMP Certification Cost would include the following: PMI membership fee PMP exam application fee 35 contact …

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A Step by Step Guide to Clear the PMP Application Audit

PMP Application Audit

You have carefully filled the PMP application form… Meticulously documented your project experience… Included all supporting documents and submitted it online. The PMI has reviewed your application and you are happy. Now, you go ahead and make the payment.  Duh..!!!! you are selected for a PMP application audit! Suddenly you get a feeling of heart …

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PMP Exam is changing. What do you need to know?

If you don’t know already, please note that as of August 31, 2011, the PMP Certification examination is changing. If you are preparing for the PMP exam, it is very important to know and understand how this will impact you. Based on the PMI communication, I am trying provide a concise and simplified picture of …

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Top 10 Things to Follow During the PMP Exam Preparation

These are some of the very important things to follow during your PMP Exam Preparation. A systematic and planned approach is key to pass the PMP exam. 1. Fill the application accurately Your PMP Exam preparation starts here. This may sound trivial. But the PMP examination application requires a quite a lot of details about …

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