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PMP Exam "Lessons Learned" Posts

Posts from past test takers with details on resources used and how to study for the PMP exam.

100 PMP Exam "Lessons Learned" Posts... All In One! " Blog

Have you discovered the PMP test prep gold mine? Read on and decide for yourself. You can study it, you can skim it, you can bookmark it and come back to different parts of the posts when they are most relevant. This post includes things like the most popular books and practice tests.

Steve Watson, PMP: Lessons Learned from my PMP exam experience

I took the PMP certification exam recently and am happy to report that I passed. In my preparations for the test, I read a few Tips and Tricks from others. They helped me out quite a bit so I thought I would share some of these along with my own lessons in order to do a little "Pay It Forward".

Bill Meacham - PMP Exam Tips

by Bill Meacham, PMP Copyright © 2002, William Meacham. All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce is granted provided the work is reproduced in its entirety, including this notice. Originally posted on In my former career I was a project manager, certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Profession (PMP).

8 Steps to PMP Certification | Pokret

After deciding it was time to do project management full-time, it took me about 3 months before I became PMP (Project Management Professional) certified. I will not go into the reasons as to why I wanted to become a PMP (e.g.

10 Secret Tips to Study Smart and Pass 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.

From The Trenches

Why PMP? From my perspective, a credential such as the PMP has tangible benefits that can be divided in two main categories: the recognition of knowledge that comes from passing the exam and the process of becoming a better project manager by learning for the exam.

Navdeep's Blog

Last Monday (March 7, 2011), I passed the PMP exam at prometric centre (Gurgaon), and it was much relieving for me when I saw "Congratulations" at the end of exam confirming me that I have cleared it successfully. It took me real 2 aggregated months to feel little confident before my exam.

Pass the Project Exam

The information in this guide is strictly my personal experience and what worked best for me. I cannot guarantee you will pass any exam, let alone one as difficult as the Project Management Professional. 1) Have enough experience There is no doubt the PMP (Project Management Professional) exam is built for the experienced project manager in a structured Project Management Office.

How to Prepare for and Pass the PMP Exam

Having recently received my PMP certification as of December 2012, I wanted to share what I learned along the way in regards to preparing for, studying for and taking the PMP exam. Why become PMP c...


Last Saturday I completed a 7-week course put on by the Orange County chapter of the Project Management Institute that helps prepare those taking the course to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. The course went over the material in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (or PMBOK® Guide for...

Guide to get your PMP Certificate

Page 1 of 2 - Guide to get your PMP Certificate - posted in EXIN - OPEN GROUP - PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Dear All,I had just passed my PMP exam yesterday and I am now officially certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

swatson410's Blog

I took the PMP exam last week and am happy to report that I passed. In my preparations for the test, I read a few Tips and Tricks from others. They helped me out quite a bit so I thought I would share some of these along with my own lessons in order to do...

Pass PMP Exam On First Try

Whenever I had discussion with a pmp aspirant, the first question that I am asked: How To Pass PMP Exam On First Try ? Let me make it clear, the pmp exam is not a rocket science. Yes !

PMP Guide

If you will be taking the PMP exam in the future, please read on. This is my story with regards to my pursuit of the PMP Certification.

My Certification Experience - PMP Prep

As of 13 May, 2010 I am PMP v4 Certified. I have to say the experience was very satisfying and relieving. I would like to share my experience with all. I took my contact hours training exactly one month back and thats when my study started.

D-Day - PMP Prep

posted May 14, 2010, 5:23 AM by M Gurunath When I am writing this, I am making references to Mumbais Prometric center perspective, it might be different for other centers. In case you dont know where it is, and didnt have the time to visit the site before hand, then it is a bit difficult to figure out.

Tips and tricks for getting PMP Certified

Since there don't seem to be many blogs on the Internet giving information about the actual experience of getting a PMP certification, I would like to share with you a few tips and tricks from my own experience. Hopefully, you will find them useful.

Passed PMP today(Jan12th) - Tips and Lessons Learnt

Passed my PMP exam today. My scores are listed below: Initiation : Proficient Planning : Proficient Executing: Proficient Monitoring and Controlling : Proficient Closing : Proficient Was quite happy with the score as Proficient indicates performance is Above Average level. Due to various factors, I started my preparation on Dec10th with the exam scheduled on Jan12th.

PMP Simplified..

I've had colleagues, relatives and friends who have been so scared of taking PMP test for ages, I know a guy who is trying to be PMP for last 5 years however does not have courage to sit for the exam till now.. Whats so scary about PMP exam?

How to study for the PMP exam

As a PMP (Project Management Professional) certified project manager, I often get asked by other project managers (or by others who are interested in getting into the field of project management) what the PMP examination is like, how difficult it is to pass, and how I prepared for it.

How I passed my PMP Exam

Monday, Jun 1 2009 For a long time, I had wished for the PMP label on my CV to facilitate a job/career change. A PMP certification holder, by definition, demonstrates a solid foundation of experience and education in project management as PMP is the best set of project management practices in the industry.

Fadly Rasyad's blog

I always try to add Value to everything I do, everyday! It was July, 2 2012. That was the date I was granted as Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI in USA. Exam Experience It was really thrilling after all the exam preparations that took months to complete.

tips for passing the PMP exam

It seems that everyone and their dog is thinking about doing the PMP designation or already holds the "distinction". Here's how I did it. I joined PMI, took PMI's exam prep course that is required for the education requirement, and passed the PMP exam on my first go.

Passed my PMP exam today on my first attempt - PM Hangout

Exam Experience: I had scheduled the exam for 11.30 a.m today. Reached about 10.45 a.m. Was allowed to take the exam right away. I did create a braindump, during the first 15 min tutorial time. But i did not refer it a lot when i was actually writing the exam.