Tips For Solving PMP Exam Questions


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- 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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Tips For Solving PMP Exam Questions

  1. 1. Tips for Solving Exam Questions <ul><li>Do all the sample exams that you can find! Shoot to score 90% or better on them. </li></ul><ul><li>STUDY! Allow 40 to 80 hours to read the PMBOK and other study material. Hint: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form a self-study group and take advantage of the group’s synergy to take sample tests together. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Tips for Solving Exam Questions <ul><li>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! </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t bring a lot with you – non programmable calculator is acceptable! </li></ul>
  3. 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. 4. Project Initiation – 11% <ul><li>Knowledge Tested </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct project selection methods (e.g., cost benefit analysis, selection criteria). </li></ul><ul><li>Define the scope of the project based on the business need, in order to meet the customer’s project expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Document high-level risks, assumptions and constraints. </li></ul><ul><li>Perform key stakeholder analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the project charter. </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain project charter approval. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Project Planning – 23% <ul><li>Knowledge Tested </li></ul><ul><li>Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) with the team. Use it to develop a Scope Management Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the change management plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify project risks by defining risk strategies and developing the risk management plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the Project Management Plan and obtain Plan approval from the customer. </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Project Execution – 27% <ul><li>Knowledge Tested </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain the Project Management Plan current. </li></ul><ul><li>Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure a common understanding by setting stakeholder expectations in accordance with the project plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the procurement of project resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Manage resource allocation proactively </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the quality management plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate change across all areas and implement approved changes. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the approved actions and workarounds. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Project Monitoring & Control – 21% <ul><li>Knowledge Tested </li></ul><ul><li>Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that project deliverables conform to quality standards established in the project quality plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor the status of all identified risks by identifying any new risks, taking corrective actions, and updating the risk response plan. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Project Closing – 9% <ul><li>Knowledge Tested </li></ul><ul><li>Formalize final acceptance for the project from the sponsor/customer. </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain financial, legal, and administrative closure. </li></ul><ul><li>Release all project resources and provide performance feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate lessons learned. </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute the final project report. </li></ul><ul><li>Archive project records, historical information, and documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Measure customer satisfaction at the end of the project. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Professional and Social Responsibility –9% <ul><li>Knowledge Tested </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure personal integrity and professionalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to the project management knowledge base by sharing lessons learned, best practices, research, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance personal professional competence. </li></ul><ul><li>Balance stakeholders’ interests to achieve maximum positive effect. </li></ul><ul><li>Promote interaction among team members and other stakeholders in a professional and cooperative manner. </li></ul>