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How I Became PMP Certified while Traveling in South America

PMP Certification in 60 Days


I started as an accidental project manager in 2014. I was working on several large-scale projects as lead business analyst and my PM was overloaded so I took initiative and managed some of her projects. Then I realized I loved doing project management more than business analysis and so I continued taking over more projects, wearing two hats of business analyst and project manager at once.

 

Fast forward to 2018, I was managing remote projects while doing a quasi-sabbatical trip in South America when I found out that PMI was shifting to the PMBOK 6th edition. I had to be PMP certified before March 15 otherwise I had to pay one more time for the 6th ed of the book. Time was of the essence. Studying while traveling was tricky but I managed to pull it off… Read on to find out how I did it.

 

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Real Life Project Management

Real Life Applications of Project Management. 


Project management isn’t just a theory or concept that is read from a book. Principles of project management can and should be applied in real situations or actual projects. 

In this article, I will describe two kinds of projects that I managed in real life. One is a small-scale while the other is a large-scale project. I will start with describing each project and how I define a small versus a large scale project based on several factors. I will then discuss in detail how the different knowledge areas with its ITTOs (Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs) are applied and utilized were applied for the two projects.

 

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Practical Tips for Passing the PMP Exam

How to Maximize Your Time Before, During and After the PMP Exam


Taking the PMP exam can be a nerve-wracking experience. But it doesn’t have to be if you are mentally and physically prepared for it. Here are my personal tips to have an easy time before, during and after the exam and to make sure you not only pass but achieve Above Target scores in all domains.

 

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