In my opinion, most people who fail the exam don't have real Project Management experience. Either they lie on their application or they think what they do on their job is Project Management, when it actually isn't. In my view, not having real Project Management experience is the no. 1 reason why people fail the exam.
What is your opinion? I've listed 10 distinct reasons why people fail the PMP exam. Scroll to the survey section at bottom of this page and answer the survey question. If you have other thoughts or opinion on this matter, feel free to share them.
Here's the survey question and the response options:
What's the no. 1 reason people fail the PMP Exam?
- They don't have real Project Management experience
- Their real-world Project Management is different from the PMI-way
- They don't get proper Project Management training
- They don't use the right study material
- They don't read the PMBOK Guide properly
- They don't attempt enough good quality sample exams
- They don't prepare well enough
- They are not smart enough
- The exam is too difficult
- Sheer bad luck on the exam
- Other reasons
Please head to the survey section at the bottom of this page to respond.
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