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NEW Webinar – Three Ways to Lead with Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence (EI) is our ability to identify and control our emotions to achieve positive outcomes in leadership. Project managers with high EI are better equipped to deal with, handle and resolve conflict and change. This popular webinar is great for project managers, team members, vendors, stakeholders, and sponsors. Join us for this FREE 1-hour webinar on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020. We will cover: The value proposition of EI Benefits of implementing EI Three ways to lead with EI Your questions answered throughout the broadcast Topic: Three Ways to Lead with Emotional Intelligence Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Central Time Reserve Your Seat Today! This webinar is eligible for 1 PDU (instructions for redeeming the PDU will be emailed within 1 week after the webinar). Latest RMC Webinars for Project Managers RMC Learning Solutions offers timely…

PMP® Exam Change 2021

PMP® Exam Changes for 2021 Now is the time to get your PMP certification.  PMI® has announced that the PMP certification exam will change on January 2, 2021. This announcement gives you time to get your application submitted and to prepare to take the exam before the exam changes.  Stay current on the latest PMP exam information. PMP 2021 Exam Content Outline – What’s New? The exam change is prompted by the June 2019 release of a new PMP Exam Content Outline. The Exam Content Outline provides a basic description of the number of questions that will be on the PMP exam.  It also includes the number of domains and the percentage of questions within each domain. A significant difference for the new exam is a change from five performance domains to just three domains. Those domains will include People, making up 42% of questions, Process with 50% of questions,…

Why Take the PMP Exam?

The PMP Exam – Why Take It? Why take the PMP exam? This is a common question many people ask as they weigh the pros and cons of the PMP® exam. What is the purpose, what will it do for you, and is it worth it? There’s no doubt that preparing to take the PMP® exam is a journey. And, if you let it, this journey can help you enhance your project management capabilities.  As you prepare for this exam, you will improve your project management skills. The opportunity to expand your knowledge is one of the best reasons to get your PMP® certification. Understanding is the Key to Passing the PMP Exam The PMP® exam is an international exam designed to prove your knowledge and experience in applying the art and science of project management. It focuses on situations you might encounter in the real world, rather than just…

How to Use Rita Mulcahy’s Exam Prep Products for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam

Rita Mulcahy started RMC with the modest idea of helping people pass the PMP® Exam. Her best-selling book, PMP® Exam Prep, set an industry standard for training material. Rita’s dream lives on today as we continue to help students pursue their passion and advance their careers. Organization Most of the chapters in this book have been organized the same way: an introductory discussion, a list of Quicktest topics (generally listed in order of importance), Rita’s Process Chart, review materials, and a practice exam. All page references in this book refer to the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition, unless otherwise stated. This PMP® Exam Prep book can be used alone, but it is also part of our PMP Exam Prep System that includes our PM FASTrack Cloud exam simulator as well as our Hot Topics flashcards. Introduction to Each Chapter The introductory discussion provides an overview of the chapter and key information for understanding the material covered in…

Just Announced: PMP® Exam Change 2021

PMP® Exam Change 2021

UPDATED 03/19/2020

From PMI.org   Updated: 18 March 2020

PMI is committed to the safety and well-being of our global community. Our Crisis Task Force is monitoring the situation arising from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) daily.

To assure your health and wellbeing, we have made decisions impacting several global events. We have sent email communications to those of you who registered for these events that have changed. However, here is a high-level summary of events that we changed.

PMI Certification Candidates

For all certification exam candidates who are able to proceed with taking your scheduled exam, please consult test center information to your specific location at  PearsonVUE’s Coronavirus Update Page  as it is updated regularly.

For candidates who already scheduled the exam but are unable to take it due to health restrictions or delayed with training, PMI will offer you to reschedule your exam and will automatically extend your exam eligibility until 18 January 2021. All paid fees will be eligible for a refund and you will be able to reschedule without accruing penalty fees. We are also actively exploring and expediting solutions to offer alternative PMP® exam delivery options, and will share more information as it becomes available.

For all PMP candidates, we are extending access to the current PMP exam until 31 December 2020 and postponing the launch of the new PMP exam until 2 January 2021. Stay up to date on the latest exam changes. 

Upcoming Changes to Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep Book

It’s that time again. The Project Management Institute® (PMI) has updated their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This occurs every four years. It’s PMI’s way of keeping the book current with today’s project management practices.

For RMC it means that all of our books, software, and classes have to be revised to stay in alignment with the PMBOK® Guide-Sixth Edition. It also provides us with the opportunity to make other changes to our products and courses so we can deliver the best possible learning experiences. And we are hard at it. Read on to learn about what exactly we are changing and how it aligns with the new PMBOK® Guide.

RMC Training Partner Program

RMC’s Training Partner Program has Proven Prep Products RMC’s Training Partner Program is designed for those who want to teach an exam preparation course using our trusted, proven materials. Rita “wrote the book” on PMP® exam preparation and her approach and philosophy are the foundation for our effective, up to date study materials!  Our best-selling products have been used by over 750,000 students since 1991! Affordable Pricing for RMC’s Training Partners As an RMC Authorized Training Partner, you’ll receive substantial discounts on our proven products for your students.  Plus, you’ll use our materials as the basis for a course you design including our comprehensive slide deck, effective exercises, and our FASTrack® online exam simulator. Whether you’re teaching online in a live virtual format or in-person, and offering a once-a-week course, boot camp, or anything in between, our Training Partner Program can work for you. And you can be assured of…

What Good Are Certifications, Anyway?

It seems that certifications are under attack.  In the past several months I’ve heard that corporations are no longer interested in having their employees obtain any certifications. This rant is not limited to the PMP®.  Indeed, it is said that companies are now solely interested in skills training. On one level this makes sense.  Why should a company care whether their employees are certified project managers, business analysts or Scrum Masters so long as they are able to perform those functions? What good are certifications, anyway?

PMP® Exam Preparation: Understanding Beats Memorization

PMP Exam: Understanding vs. Memorization

Why does RMC focus on understanding rather than memorization?  As RMC’s project management practice leader I’m often asked: “why can’t I just memorize the process names, inputs, tools, techniques, and outputs (ITTOs) and pass the exam?” The answer to this question is quite simple.  Understanding works, memorization does not, especially in the context of the PMP® exam. Let’s discuss understanding vs. memorization.

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