Thursday, December 17, 2015

Tips for studying PMP easy way

Finally I'm PMP Certified. :)

I thought of sharing my PMP experience and some tricks for reading easy way for clearing. Hope it helps. :)  

PMP Certification Requirements
The given below link has a diagram clearly explains the process what is the requirements
  
Studying order
Step
 Book
Pin tip Memory
Read & Understand
Try Test
Comments/ Link
1
47 Process with Input, Tools and Techniques and Output
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Single Page PDF file, This is the key for clearing PMP.
2
PMP Study Notes-Edward.pdf

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3
PMP Exam Prep 8th Edition - Rita Mulchay

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Read and Add the points in Step 2 Edward book. It serves as quick reference
4
PMBOK

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Read and Add the points in Step 2 Edward book. It serves as quick reference
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PMI Org - Search - Chirstoper scordo - PMP Lite Mockup Tests - 2013 Edition


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You should have PMI Membership for accessing this book. Has around 18 mock-up tests with each 50 questions. 

Other Mockup Sites can be used

EV Calculation Quiz Sample

EMV Sample

PTA Sample

Some more tips on important areas
S.No
Topic
Material to refer
1
Handling Change Request Scenarios
 Read on Rita Mulchay – Page No 140
2
Different type of Contracts like FPIF, Cost reimbursable, T & M. Which is more benefit and risk
 Read on Rita Mulchay – Page No 481
3
Different type of Communication methods – Interactive, Push and Pull
Try more sample questions on Christoper Scordo
4
7 Quality tools and its concepts and which scenerio we use which

5
Diff type of Tuckman Model and Conflict Management

6
Resource Optimization techniques, Fast tracking and Crashing

7
Different types of Analytical techniques

8
Different types of Facilitation techniques

9
Practice on Earned Value and EMV, PTA
Try more sample questions on Christoper Scordo
10
10 Types of Knowledge area management Plans + 4 other plans

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Different type of Activity on Node

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Different type of Presentation Formats and Reports
Status Reports, Milestone Chart, Performance reports, etc.
13
Different type of Cost types and their Controlling level

14
Quality management Concepts
Zero Defects, Fitness for use, Kaizan, Six Sigma, TQM, CMMI
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What is RACI

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Motivational and Leadership Theories - HR Management

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Risk Averse and Risk Prone

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Difference between Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis

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Quantitative Analysis Tools

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Salience Model

21
Difference between bribe and fee

22
Concepts like Bait and Switch, Fiat Accompli, Force Majure

23
Cost of conformance and Non conformance



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