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PMP® Exam Preparation Course is designed to improve your chances of passing PMP® exam on your first attempt. In this course, you will find out what is the components of your project management ...

PMP® Exam Preparation Course is designed to improve your chances of passing PMP® exam on your first attempt. In this course, you will find out what is the components of your project management background will be tested so you know where to focus your attention during the weeks of preparation. You will become familiar with the exam format. You will also get an opportunity to explore and discuss the rationale behind answers with your PMP® certified instructor. Specifically, participants will be prepared by highlighting important project management concepts and key information through practice exams and test questions. By taking this exam preparation course, participants will be equipped with the study materials and tools that are useful in reconciling participant’s approach to the exam with PMI’s viewpoint and perspective on the examination.

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  • PMP ®  Exam   Preparation   What is PM P Exam? 2014© Avenew Indonesia All rights reserved
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Initiation is successfully beginning the project to create success in the end. q  Describe  the  purpose   o f   t h e   i n i t i a t i o n   process     q  Discuss   managing   expectations   q  Develop   a   sample   project  proposal   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview What  is  PMI?   0  Global  Not-­‐for-­‐ProAit  Professional  Association     0  Founded  by  working  project  managers   0  Members  in  185  countries   0  Global  Standards     0  11   standards   provide   a   common   framework   and   language   for   projects   across   industries  and  regions   0  Credentials     0  5  widely  recognized  credentials   0  Based  on  both  knowledge  and  work  experience   0  Educational  Activities   0  Continuing  education  for  credential  maintenance     0  Accreditation  of  academic  PM  programs   0  Registered  Education  Providers  (REPs)     Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview PMI  Indonesia  Chapter   0  Founded  in  1996   0  Head   ofAice   located   in   Jakarta,   the   capital   city   of   Indonesia   0  PMI  Chapter  Members  :  538  (as  per  Jan  2014)   0  Number  of  PMPs  in  Indonesia:  452  (as  per  Jan  2014)   0  8   Board   of   Directors,   13   Board   Members   and   many   volunteers   0  2  Branches  (Yogyakarta  and  Bandung)   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview PMI  Standards   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview PMI  Credentials   q CertiAied  Associate  in  Project  Management  (CAPM)®   §  CertiAies  knowledge  of  the  PMBOK  Guide®   q Project  Management  Professional  (PMP)®   §  CertiAies  expertise  in  leading  and  directing  project  teams   q Program  Management  Professional  (PgMP)®   §  CertiAies   expertise   and   demonstrated   history   of   performance   in   the   oversight  of  multiple,  related  projects  aligned  to  organizational  strategy     q PMI-­‐Risk  Management  Professional  (PMI-­‐RMP)®   §  CertiAies   expertise   in   assessing/identifying   risk,   mitigate   threats,   and   capitalize  on  opportunities     q PMI-­‐Scheduling  Professional  (PMI-­‐SP)®   §  CertiAies  expertise  in  developing/maintaining  the  project  schedule   q PMI  Agile  CertiAied  Practitioner  (PMI-­‐ACP)®   §  Validates  the  practitioner’s  ability  to  understand  and  apply  agile  principles   and  practices   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview  ®  ?   What  is  PMP Criterias for Good Project Manager Good interpersonal skills Good communication skills Good techincal skills Good management skills Good organizational skills Education Work Experience Certification Your professional Management Solution PMP® will provide: Ø Provide professional/personal recognition Ø Expedite professional advancement Ø Create job growth/ opportunities within an organization Ø Provide framework for standardized Project Management requirements Ø Increase employee’s value to the organization
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview ®   Worldwide  Network  of  PMP " PMP®  is  truly  a  global  certiAication   " Developed   by   a   global   network   of   PMP®   certiAied   individuals   " PMP ®   certiAied   individuals   participate   in   the   development   of   the   examination   and   program   requirements   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview What  the  Exam  Test?   PMP Certification Exam Ø  Ø  Ø  Ø  Your project management experience Your common sense Your knowledge of industry practices Your knowledge of how to use software tools Ø  What you learned in management school Ø  Your intelligence Ø  Your knowledge of PMI's processes Ø  Your understanding of the many terms that are used to describe the processes Ø  Your ability to apply those processes in a variety of situations Ø  Your ability to apply key formulas to scheduling, costing, estimating, and other problems Ø  Your understanding of professional responsibility as it applies to project management Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview ®     A  Passing  Grade  for  PMP   " Answer   107   questions   CORRECTLY   out   of   the   175   questions   on  the  test  (61%  correct)     The Exam Material " Will be made up of exactly 200 questions " But only 175 of those questions will count. " The other 25 questions are considered experimental questions that PMI is evaluating for use on future exams. Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Question  Allocation  on  the   PMP®  Exam   Number of Questions % of Exam Initiating 26 13% Planning 48 24% Executing 60 30% Monitoring & Controlling 50 25% Closing 16 8% Process Group Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Registration  process   1 •  Online registration at www.pmi.org 2 •  Submit Resume 3 •  Payment 4 •  Eligibility Letter (Audit Process) 5 •  Contact to Prometric (online www.2test.com) •  For Member and non member •  Project experiences and education •  Payment •  Voucher number •  Exam site confirmation Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Registration  Requirements   PMP®    Category  1 Education University  Degree PM  Experiences Min  3  years  &  no  more   than  6  years PMP®    Category  2 High  School  or   equivalent Min  5  years  &  no  more   than  8  years 4500  hours 7500  hours PM  Education 35  hours 35  hours Exam 200  questions,  4  hour 200  questions,  4  hour RecertiAication   Requirement RecertiAication  every  3   years;  60  PDUs  required   every  3  years  to   maintain  certiAication RecertiAication  every  3   years;  60  PDUs   required  every  3  years   to  maintain   certiAication Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview ®  Exam  Cost   PMP Members (PMI® member’s cost = USD 129) USD 405 Non-Members USD 555 Recertification every 3 years " Benefit by Join PMI Ø  Discount for member USD 150 (USD 555 – USD 405) Ø  Save money USD 150 – USD 129 à USD 21 Ø  A subscription to PMI's publications, PM Network and PM Today; discounts on books and PMI-sponsored events; Ø  Access to a wealth of information in the field of project management. Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Eligibility  Letter   " Comes  within  1  to  3  weeks   " Contact  Prometric  to  schedule  the  exam   " Valid  for  1  year   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview The  Time  Limit     " " " The  PMP  is  a  long  exam   240  minutes  (4  hours)  for  200  questions   72  seconds  per  question  (if  no  breaks  are  taken)   Question Format " Multiple choice format with four possible answers " No penalty for guesing, leaving none of them blank Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview ®  Professional   PMP Development  Unit     In   order   to   maintain   the   PMP®   credential,   PMP®   certiAied   individual   must   meet   the   Professional   Development   Program   requirements   (administered  by  PMI  ®  Education  Department)     Professional  Development  Program  is:   0  3  year  cycle   0  60  PDUs  must  be  earned  during  this  cycle   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview PMP®  Professional  Development  Unit   (PDU)  Categories   0  Post  certiAication  formal  education   0  Self-­‐directed  learning  and  professional  activities   0  Program   sponsored   by   PMI ®   Professional   Development  Providers   0  Programs  sponsored  by  other  providers   0  Services  to  professional/community  associations   0  Industry  speciAic  recognition  for  PMP®     0  Knowledge   0  Skill   0  Experience   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Type  Exam  Questions  …….(1)   0  Situational   0  Put  your  mind  in  the  situation  (you  have  been  there)   0  Two  Right  Answers   0  You  have  two  right  choices   0  Focus  on  the  question  (what  is  Airst  or  the  best)   0  Extraneous  Information   0  Not   all   information   in   the   question   will   be   used   to   answer  the  question   0  Out  of  the  blue  question   0  You  have  no  idea  what  the  question  is  asking   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Type  Exam  Questions  …….(2)   0  Words  you  have  never  heard  before   0  Understanding  is  important   0  It  is  important  to  understand  all  topics   0  New  approach  to  known  topic   0  You   understand   the   topic   but   you   have   never   think   about  it  in  the  way  the  question  describes   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview How  to  Study……..  (1)   0  Create  a  study  group   0  To  discuss  difAicult  questions   0  Knowledge  and  experience  sharing   0  Study  via  presentation   0  Reading  material   0  PMBOK®  Guide  Fourth  Edition   0  PMP®  Exam  Preparation   0  PMBOK®  guide  comprehension   0  Make  short  presentation  for  each  Knowledge  Area   0  Present  and  discuss   0  Understand  Project  Management  Mapping  (page  43)   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview 0  Understand  the  main  input  –  tools  –  output   0  Understand  the  process   0  Understand  the  main  input-­‐tools-­‐output   0  Try  to  simulate  (exam  practice)   0  Practice  with  PMP®  preparation  books   0  Practice   1:   See   what   is   your   current   score   and   understand   each  wrong  answer   0  Practice  2:  Any  improvement?  Do  you  have  the  same  wrong   answer?  Or  new  wrong  answer?   0  Do  cumulative  practice   0  Cumulative  per  Knowledge  Area   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview How  to  Study……..  (3)   0  Exercise  Simulation   0  Using  Fast  track  CD   0  Get  familiar  with  “real  exam   0  Join  pmpcert@yahoogroups.com   0  Get  fresh  information  &  experience   0  Discussion  and  sharing  method   0  How  long  is  it  to  study?  It  depends  on  your  situation   0  100  to  200  hours  (quoted  from  PMPCert)   0  1  to  2  months  (quoted  from  PMPCert)   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Tips  for  the  Exam   0  Take   1   day   rest   of   your   heart,   mind,   and   body   before   taking   the   exam   0  Prepare  your  tools  and  administration  (ID  Card,  conAirmation  letter)   0  Survey  the  exam  site   0  Arrive  at  the  exam  site  1  hour  before   0  Bring  refreshment   0  Time  Management  strategy   0  200  questions  for  4  hours  =  1.2  minutes  per  question   0  Read  questions  carefully   0  Always   put   the   answer   although   you   have   doubt   or   does   not   know   the   answer,  and  mark  it   0  Make  sure  you  have  0.5  to  1  hour  time  reserved  to  review   0  Relax   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Trick  for  the  Exam   0  Answer  the  questions  from  PMI®  perspective,  not   your  own  experience   0  Focus   on   the   words:   Airst,   best,   except,   not,   most   likely,  etc.   0  Read  all  four  choices  and  read  backwards   0  Do   not   follow   the   old   rule   that   the   longest   answer   is  the  right  one   0  Write   down   the   formula   and   major   processes   as   soon   as   your   are   given   some   papers   during   the   exam   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Hints  for  the  Exam  …….  (1)   0  Follow  the  Process  (what  to  do  Airst,  second,  etc)   0  Project  Management  Process   0  Sub  Knowledge  Process   0  Change  Request  Process   0  Evaluate  and  assess  the  impact  of  change   0  Create  alternatives  e.g.  fast  track  or  cash   0  Meet  with  management,  sponsor,  internal  stakeholder   0  Meet  with  customer   0  Stakeholder  Management  Process   0  Identify   0  Assess  their  knowledge   0  Analyze   0  Get  and  keep  them   0  Get  their  sign  off   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Hints  for  the  Exam  …….  (2)   0  Choose   the   one   BEST   answer   from   many   CORRECT   answers   0  Follow  the  process   0  Cover  all  correct  answers   0  Not  ‘gold  plating'  activity    (adding  extra  functionality)   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Why Do Candidates Fail in the PMP Certification Exam?   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Why  Do  Candidates  Fail  in  the  PMP  CertiAication   Exam?   0  They   took   a   PMP   Prep   course   from   a   registered   PMI   education  provider     0  They  well  prepared  for  the  exam.   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Why  Do  Candidates  Fail  in  the  PMP   CertiAication  Exam?   0  They  have  a  shallow  understanding  and  don’t  study  deeply        Solution:   0  Read   PMBOK   Guide   latest   version   from   cover   to   cover   at   least   three   times.  You  will  be  easily  answering  several  questions  if  you  read  the   Appendix   sections   from   page   345   to   455.   Concentrating   more   on   Appendix  section  G  (interpersonal  skills)  would  help  you  to  answer   lot  of  behavioral  oriented  questions  on  the  exam.   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Why  Do  Candidates  Fail  in  the  PMP   CertiAication  Exam?   0  They  fail  to  read  all  answers.  They  look  at  the  given  options   sequentially  and  if  they  think  the  option  1  or  2  is  right,  they   skip  the  other  options              Solution:   0  Read   questions   and   given   answers   carefully.   Re-­‐read   all   questions   containing  negative  words  such  as  “not”  “least”  or  “except”.  Likewise   check   for   all   qualifying   words:   “all”,   “most”,   ‘some’,   “none”   and   keywords   such   as   input,   output,   tools   and   project   management   process.   Since   the   exam   is   four   hours   you   have   enough   time   to   go   through  all  the  given  four  options.   Your professional Management Solution
  • 2014 © Avenew Indonesia Module #01 PMP® Exam Overview Why  Do  Candidates  Fail  in  the  PMP   CertiAication  Exam?   0  They  do  not  think  PMBOK  is  always  right   0  Phase  exits,  stage  gates  or  kill  points  are  all  terms  for:   A.  GO/NO  Meeting     B.  Project  Closure  Criteria   C.  Kickoff  for  next  phased   D.  Phase  end  reviews              Solution:   0  When   you   are   taking   the   exam   you   need   to   think   PMBOK   Guide  is  always  right  and  in  order  to  pass  the  exam,  we  need   to   use   the   right   Key   word   phases   used   in   PMBOK   Guide   regardless  of  whatever  you  do  today  to  manager  your  project.   Your professional Management Solution
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