PMP Exam 2021 Changes That You Must Know

The new PMP Exam 2021 has come into effect from 02 January 2021. Thus, the PMP certification exam is now based on the new exam content outline. As a matter of fact, PMI published its new exam content outline in June 2019. Now that the changes have come into effect it is good to understand these changes. Read this post to understand major changes to the PMP Exam. Read More

Project Phase Understanding its Nuances

Project Phase and Project Management Process Groups are often misunderstood terms. Project phase is a collection of logically related project activities that culminates in the completion of one or more deliverables. However, Project Management Process Groups are logical grouping of project management processes. This blog post describes the differences between the two terms. Read More

Tools Techniques Group PMBOK 6th Edition

PMBOK 6th edition groups tools and techniques as per their purpose. The group names describe the intent of what needs to be done. The tools and techniques in the group represent different methods to accomplish the intent. PMBOK 6th edition has 07 groups of 132 different project management tools. The 132 tools and techniques are good practices that can be used for successful project delivery. Read More

Pareto Chart How to Create and Analyse

A pareto chart is a series of bars whose heights reflect the frequency or impact of problems. It consists of both bars and line graphs. Bars in descending order in a pareto diagram represent individual values and the line is cumulative value. A pareto diagram gets its name from the pareto principle. According to pareto principle 80% of the effects comes from 20% of the causes. Read More

Lessons Learned Register Example

A lesson learned register is a document that project team uses to record their lessons learned in a project. Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK) Sixth Edition has introduced a new process called “Manage Project Knowledge”. The manage project knowledge process chiefly governs lessons learned in projects. The lessons learned register is an important output of this process. Read More

Lessons Learned Benefits and Importance

Lessons learned benefits projects of all sizes and complexities. Certainly, documenting valuable project experience gained creates a knowledge base for future similar projects. Even though its importance in project management is evident project teams often fail to complete this crucial exercise. Profitability of future projects suffer due to lack of this knowledge base. This post includes 10 significant lessons learned benefits. Read More

PDU Requirements PMP Certification Renewal

The most important aspect of maintaining PMP certification is investing time in acquiring and reporting PDU. It is essential to understand various categories of professional development units necessary for reporting pdu under each of these categories. This post provides in-depth analysis of pdu requirements and lists activities associated with different pdu categories. Read More