100+ Tips on PMP Certification Training & Study by 100 PMPs

  How to Obtain the Required 35 Contact Hours Certificate?

 2ndClassroom
second most popular PMP training - classroom bootcamp
 18
 3rdSimplilearn
3rd most popular PMP training - Simplilearn
 9

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 PM PrepCast™ PodCast Training

  •  Flexible, study anywhere
  •  Ideal for visual learners
  •  Self-study meaning I can work at my own pace
  •  Repeat a lesson whenever needed
  •  Listen to the lessons while driving
  •  Can obtain 35 contact hours education for PMP® Exam
  • Read an in-depth review by a recent PMP® here

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 Classroom

  •  Face-to-face exam prep course is good for me
  •  Have the chance to find a study partner at the course
  •  Help keeping focus (for a bootcamp)
  •  Self-study before taking a class to help understanding the materials
  •  Very expensive

  When to Schedule the PMI® PMP® Test?

Somewhere during your preparation, you must consider this question: when to schedule the PMP® Exam. Most of the PMP®s agree that you should not wait till the last minute to schedule it as the available of suitable time slots for the PMP® Exam cannot be guaranteed.  Also, don’t wait until it is the eleventh month within your 1-year validity period. Schedule early so that you can have time for 2 more chances in case you fail the first attempt.

 Must Follow

  • Fix the exam date early to set you a target
  • But can delay the exam date (with or without cost) later if you need more time to study
  • But don’t over study

 Recommended

  • Schedule the exam on Monday or in the morning (so as to have enough rest before the exam)
  • Take a few days off work before the exam

Notable Achievements

5 Proficient Pass 2nd Try