PMP Certification process involves understanding complex concepts, absorbing lot of information, remembering some key data and sequences and effectively using them all in the examination. If you fail in any one of them, you will get lost in the process and it will be hard to pass the exam.
I have put together some key points to consider during PMP certification process. The Dos and Don’ts listed below will give you some direction to become a PMP
Fill in the PMP application form correctly
Rework is painful.
Take the PMP exam seriously
Becoming a PMP is not a joke.
Commit the time PMP preparation demands
Be prepared to spend 10-15 hours/week for 3-4 months.
You can save on exam fees if not anything more.
Schedule the exam BEFORE starting the preparation
Or else you will be chasing a moving target.
It may be dry and boring. But that is essential.
Take as many PMP practice exams as you can
Practice makes man( or woman) perfect!
Helps you know where you stand.
Visit the exam center once before
That is one less “unknown” for the exam day.
Comes handy for many questions.
Take a brain dump in the beginning of the exam
Gives you a big relief.
You need to choose the “most correct” one.
DO NOT …
PMP is tough but not impossible.
Procrastinate and postpone
There is no right time except now.
They all talk the same stuff. Get the concepts right.
Leave any question unanswered
There is no negative marking in the exam.
Take too many breaks in the exam
You are losing time.
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