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.
Benefits of PMP® Exam
Over the years there has been quite a lot written about the benefits of the PMP® Certification. There has also been some comment (mostly anecdotal on blogs) about some of the disadvantages.
According to Several Studies, PMP Benefits Include:
PMP Exam Changes for 2015
PMI is undergoing another PMP® exam change. Find the latest updates.
Initially PMI had planned on changing the exam starting on November 2nd, 2015, but they later pushed the date back to January.
PMI has announced a new certification for business analysis work: the Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®. I took the pilot exam and wanted to share my initial thoughts. As part of the pilot group, I agreed to take the PMI-PBA® exam without knowing much about the content. PMI published a list of five domains and tasks within each domain and a list of eleven books representing the knowledge base of the exam.