How to Get PMP Exam Proficient in All 5 Domains


Sachin Vehale

No. of Attempt
Study Duration
6 months

PMP® Course
PM PrepCast™
Prep Book
Kim Heldman

Mock Exams Attempted

PMBOK® Guide Read
1 time

“On closing notes, I would say the BEST way/plan to study is ‘your own way/plan’. Prepare your own notes instead of getting from others.”

Sachine Vehale, PMP® passed on 30th Dec with PMP® Exam Proficient in All 5 Process Groups. Below is a summary of his lessons learned.

Project Management Training: PM PrepCast™

  • Utilized PM PrepCast™ which provides the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime
  • Is very helpful to clarify concepts
  • Learn PMP® in the audio-visual way
  • Get the 35 contact hours for PMP® exam eligibility

Experience Sharing and Lessons Learned

  • Refer to other PMP®s’ lessons learned for tips and insights
  • Set up a study plan for about 3 months with high level milestones
  • The best plan to study is your own plan – make a plan that suits your own study style
  • Studied an hour during weekdays and more time during weekends
  • Study materials:  PMBOK® Guide Guide, Rita’s PMP®, Kim Heldman PMP® book, Chris Scordo PMP® questions
  • Forums: I want to be PMP® forum on LinkedIn and PM PrepCast™ forum
  • Understand ITTOs rather than memorizing them
  • Practice many questions, in his case 3000 questions with 6 full-length practice exams
  • Read PMBOK® Guide Glossary on the day of exam
  • Make sure to allow enough travel time to the PMP® exam center
  • It is recommended to do a brain dump just before the actual PMP® exam
  • Got PMP® Exam Proficient in All 5 Process Groups

~ PMP® Lessons Learned by Sachin Vehale


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Notable Achievements

5 Proficient Pass 2nd Try