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  PMP Passing Score - Not a Number Game anymore

PMP Passing Score - what is the pass percentage?
PMP Passing Score (Part 1): Is 61% still the PMP passing score? Today I completed two years as a certified PMP. It was on Nov 27, 2007 that I passed my PMP exam. I'm getting a bit nostalgic thinking about the 3 months of gruesome preparation that culminated in the joy that rushed through my body on seeing the magic word "Congratulations" flash on my screen on this very day, two years ago. The exam score report, which I received, clearly indicated the domain-wise percentage score, even though the overall percentage score was not mentioned. Lot of important changes have happened to the PMP exam and the passing score since then.

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  Review of PMP Exam eFlashcards

PMP Exam eFlashcards PMP® Exam eFlashCards™ is a relatively new PMP Exam Prep tool that was launched in Apr'09. On my request, the publishers had sent me a free evaluation copy for review, before the launch. The review had been on my to-do list for a while. Finally, this week I managed to find some time to review the tool. I've tried to keep the review very simple. It has 4 parts - Product Facts, Pros, Cons and Conclusion. So, let's get started.


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  Perform Quality Control vs. Verify Scope

Perform Quality Control vs Verify Scope Most PMP aspirants get confused between Perform Quality Control and Verify Scope. If I had to list the top 5 most-confused topics for the PMP Exam, this topic would be on that list. This article aims to clear the confusion by bringing out on the key differences between the 2 processes and reinforcing the concepts with examples. I suggest that you refer to the PMBOK Guide, Fourth edition and a good PMP Exam Prep book or course material for a more comprehensive explanation of all the inputs, tools and techniques and outputs of these processes.
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  PMP Exam Schedule: Secret Key to that Elusive Date with Prometric

PMP Exam Schedule with Prometric PMP Exam Schedule: Getting the preferred PMP exam test slot with Prometric Test Center can be a tricky affair. Recently, a distressed PMP aspirant from Singapore wrote to me saying that she wants to take the PMP exam in near future but cannot find an available slot at the Prometric Test Center. I could fully empathize with her. I had been in the same boat 2 years ago.

Before I move further with the story, let me give you some background. There's only one (yes, only one) Prometric Test center in entire Singapore. Usually the slots are booked 4-5 months in advance. The problem extends beyond just PMP and CAPM exams to all the exams administered by Prometric. The situation is quite desperate.

So, how do you find that elusive exam slot if you really want to take the exam in near future? Well, I have some good news for you. I'm going to share my proprietary (*winks*) technique to help you uncover those "hidden" slots.

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  A Dedicated Blog for PMP Certification Tips

I've created a new blog - PMP Certification Tips - for sharing links to useful resources related to PMP Certification. It's essentially a link-sharing blog where you can find links to sample exams, lessons learned, tools, tips, tutorials, re-certification PDU and tons of other resources.

The new blog will serve as a replacement for the "Daily Nuggets" section on this (main) blog. 234 links have been migrated from the "Daily Nuggets" section to the new blog.

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  PMP vs CAPM: Which Certification is Right for Me?

Difference between PMP and CAPM certifications: Project Management Institute (PMI) offers two levels of certification - Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) - for project managers, depending upon their experience, education and training. So which certification is right for me, you may ask. In this article, I'll review the differences between PMP and CAPM certifications in order to help aspiring candidates make the right decision.