Tips For Solving PMP Exam Questions
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- STUDY! Allow 60 to 90 hours to read the PMBOK and other study material.

- STUDY! Allow 60 to 90 hours to read the PMBOK and other study material.
-Do all the sample exams that you can find.

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  • 1. Tips for Solving Exam Questions
    • Do all the sample exams that you can find! Shoot to score 90% or better on them.
    • STUDY! Allow 40 to 80 hours to read the PMBOK and other study material. Hint:
      • Form a self-study group and take advantage of the group’s synergy to take sample tests together.
  • 2. Tips for Solving Exam Questions
    • Remember it is a “pass-fail” exam. You have to get 61% right and no one but you ever knows your score! So don’t worry about not knowing everything about everything!
    • Can’t bring a lot with you – non programmable calculator is acceptable!
  • 3. Exam Questions 100% Total 9% Professional and Social Responsibility 9% Closing the Project  21% Monitoring and Controlling the Project: 27% Executing the Project:  23% Planning the Project: 11% Initiating the Project:
  • 4. Project Initiation – 11%
    • Knowledge Tested
    • Conduct project selection methods (e.g., cost benefit analysis, selection criteria).
    • Define the scope of the project based on the business need, in order to meet the customer’s project expectations.
    • Document high-level risks, assumptions and constraints.
    • Perform key stakeholder analysis.
    • Develop the project charter.
    • Obtain project charter approval.
  • 5. Project Planning – 23%
    • Knowledge Tested
    • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions.
    • Identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities.
    • Create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) with the team. Use it to develop a Scope Management Plan.
    • Develop the change management plan.
    • Identify project risks by defining risk strategies and developing the risk management plan.
    • Develop the Project Management Plan and obtain Plan approval from the customer.
    • Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders.
  • 6. Project Execution – 27%
    • Knowledge Tested
    • Maintain the Project Management Plan current.
    • Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan.
    • Ensure a common understanding by setting stakeholder expectations in accordance with the project plan.
    • Implement the procurement of project resources.
    • Manage resource allocation proactively
    • .
    • Implement the quality management plan.
    • Integrate change across all areas and implement approved changes.
    • Implement the approved actions and workarounds.
  • 7. Project Monitoring & Control – 21%
    • Knowledge Tested
    • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
    • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs.
    • Ensure that project deliverables conform to quality standards established in the project quality plan.
    • Monitor the status of all identified risks by identifying any new risks, taking corrective actions, and updating the risk response plan.
  • 8. Project Closing – 9%
    • Knowledge Tested
    • Formalize final acceptance for the project from the sponsor/customer.
    • Obtain financial, legal, and administrative closure.
    • Release all project resources and provide performance feedback.
    • Communicate lessons learned.
    • Distribute the final project report.
    • Archive project records, historical information, and documents.
    • Measure customer satisfaction at the end of the project.
  • 9. Professional and Social Responsibility –9%
    • Knowledge Tested
    • Ensure personal integrity and professionalism.
    • Contribute to the project management knowledge base by sharing lessons learned, best practices, research, etc.
    • Enhance personal professional competence.
    • Balance stakeholders’ interests to achieve maximum positive effect.
    • Promote interaction among team members and other stakeholders in a professional and cooperative manner.