PMP Exam Study Guide
Looking for a PMP Exam Study Guide? We’ve put together a collection of articles to help you on your way to gaining your Project Management Professional certification from PMI. The articles below cover topics and details you will want to know before you take the PMP exam.
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Waterfall Methodology and When to Use it in Project Management
Waterfall methodology is a sequential approach to managing projects. While typically not as flexible as agile, it has both pros and cons.
Why You Should Consider Getting a PMI Certification
Whether you’re new to project management, or looking to take the next step in your PM career, there are a number of reasons you should consider getting a PMI certification.
Tailoring in Project Management: A Complete Guide
Tailoring is an essential concept in project management that will give your projects the best chance for consistent success.
Gold Plating in Project Management
Gold plating in project management is the practice of delivering more than the customer requested. If that sounds like a positive thing, it’s not.
What is Scope Creep and How Can You Control It?
Scope creep is easy enough to define, relatively easy to identify, but oftentimes exceedingly difficult for project managers to control. We’ve got some tips for managing the dreaded scope creep.
Project Performance Domains: What They Are and Why You Need to Know Them
Project Performance Domains are a new concept introduced by PMI in the PMBOK Guide — Seventh Edition. What exactly are Project Performance Domains? Do you need to know about them for the PMP exam?
Significant Changes in the PMBOK Guide’s Seventh Edition
The PMBOK Guide — Seventh Edition featured some of the biggest changes we’ve seen in a new version of PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge. Here’s what you need to know.
PMP Exam Content Outline’s 3 Domains
The PMP Exam is broken up into 3 domains that you'll need to know well before taking the test. These domains are specific to the Project Management Institute's Exam Content Outline (ECO) that was released in 2021. Do not confuse these 3 domains with PMI's 8 Project...
9 Risk Management Tips for Project Managers
Risk management is a critical part of any project. If risk assessment is not performed mindfully — or not done at all — projects can quickly spiral out of control and become unmanageable.
How to pass the PMP Exam and get your project management certification
There are lots of tools and online schools offering study guides, simulations, tips and tricks for passing the PMP Exam to get your Project Management Professional certification. Which should you choose?
Importance of the Planning Process Group in Project Management
The Planning Process Group is arguably the most important of the five process groups in project management.
EEFs and OPAs in Project Management: What They Are and How They’re Used
EEFs and OPAs are two important tools used in project management, and they are particularly important to know if you’re preparing for the PMP exam.
A Look at the Project Communications Management Knowledge Area
Project communications management is the process of creating, distributing, storing, and managing project information. This is where things tend to break down most frequently.
The 5 Process Groups of the Project Lifecycle: What They Are and Why You Need to Know Them
If you’ve studied for the PMP Exam, then you’re already very familiar with the five process groups of the project lifecycle. Memorizing them is key to receiving your PMP certification.
10 Knowledge Areas of Project Management: What They Are and How They’re Used
The 10 knowledge areas in project management are important to know before taking the PMP exam and before diving into managing projects.
Tuckman Ladder: 5 Stages of Team Development
The Tuckman Ladder identifies and defines five key stages of team development that all project managers should know and understand.
What is the Scope Baseline? Everything You Need to Know
The scope baseline is one of two outputs from the Create WBS process, but it’s not just one document; the scope baseline is actually made up of the approved versions of three key elements.
Float in Project Management: Free Float vs. Total Float
There are two key types of Float: Free Float and Total Float. How do you tell them apart and know when to use them?