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Taking the PMP® Exam Online Versus Test In Person

Taking the PMP® Exam Online or In Person You’ve made the decision to take the PMP exam. Now you need to consider whether to take the test online or in person. Understanding the pros and the cons of each option will help you select which is best for you. As you consider your course of action, let’s start by describing what it looks like to take the PMP exam online. What Does Online Proctoring Really Mean? Taking the test online is a relatively new option. You should become familiar with how an online exam is executed. To take the PMP exam online, you need a quiet, private space. You should plan on having NO interruptions from colleagues, family, or pets. No one is allowed in the room while you are taking your online test. The proctor will invalidate your exam if you are moving around or there is a lot of noise…

Qualifying for Taking the PMP Exam

PMP Exam Qualifications Do you want to get your PMP® certification to take your project management career to the next level? You need to take and pass the PMP exam. And, to be totally prepared to pass the PMP, consider RMC’s time-tested and proven training materials.  However, before you can even sign up to take this exam, you need to meet certain qualifications. Below is a short guide to the qualifications that need to be met before you can take the PMP® exam and get your certification.  Eligibility To qualify to take the PMP® Exam, you must have a secondary degree, along with 36 months of leading and directing projects, and 35 hours of project management education.  Alternatively, you can show that you have a four-year degree, along with 60 months of leading and directing projects, or a current CAPM Certification, and 35 hours of project management education. You also…

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,…

What to Expect from Your RMC PMP Exam Prep Course

RMC PMP Exam Prep Course When you’re ready to become a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), RMC will be there to help you with our proven PMP course. What’s it all about? Well, it’s geared towards preparing you for the challenging PMP certification exam so you can pass it on your first try.  What should you expect from this course?  The Goal of RMC’s PMP Exam Course Our PMP course is an accelerated program that’s packed with engaging material. It will allow you to prepare for the 200-question PMP exam that takes four hours to complete. We won’t lie, this is definitely an intense test, but we take a lot of the stress out of it. How do we do that? By showing you exactly what you need to internalize in order to answer the multiple-choice questions with greater ease. It’s that simple. Thanks to expert instruction and high-quality materials,…

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…

Why take the PMP Exam?

Taking the PMP® Exam Why take the PMP exam? What is the purpose, what will it do for me and is it worth it? Preparing to take the exam is a journey. If you let it, this journey can help you expand yourself and your abilities. In preparing for the exam, you have an opportunity to become a better project manager—not just pass the exam. This opportunity to learn is one of the best reasons to get your PMP® certification. Understanding is Key to Passing the Exam To pass the exam, you cannot simply cram a lot of information into your brain and try to retain it just long enough to get through the four-hour testing period. Instead, you need to take your knowledge to the next level. You need to truly understand the process of project management and what value that process can bring to your daily work on…

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. 

Two Methods to Calculate the Forward and Backward Passes in a Network Diagram

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Calculate Forward and Backward Passes in a Network Diagram How do you calculate starts and finishes for your project activities un a network diagram? If you are using project scheduling software to perform the calculations—the software does the work for you. However, if you are planning taking the PMP® exam you will need to know how to perform these calculations  on your own for the test. There are two methods to calculate calculate forward and backwards passes in a network diagram.  One of these methods is easier to learn and use if you are taking the PMP exam.  The other method is more applicable in real world situation.  Download the PDF document Two Methods to Calculate the Forward and Backwards Passes in a Network at the at the top of the post.  You will to learn both methods to calculate starts and finishes in a network diagram. Which Method is…

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