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Are you confused which EAC (Estimate at Completion) formula should you use in which situation?

Once you understand the logic behind each formula, you will no longer need to memorize the formulas.

Formula 1 –

EAC = BAC/ CPIc

This is the most commonly used formula if...

Are you confused if you should start with 0 or 1 for critical path calculations? In short, both methods lead to the same results. Once you understand the reasoning behind each method, it will be your choice which one you find easier and faster for calculations. PMI will not trick you if you prefer one over the other,...

Situational questions are the most challenging question type on the PMP exam that test your ability to apply PMBOK concepts in light of your real world experience and best judgement. These questions tend to be wordy and need some practice to be able to identify the real PROBLEM/PROCESS/SCENARIO being tested.

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APMG(1) has recently published a document on benefits management in the project environment. Many project management standards identify that benefits resulting from a project should be identified at the start of a project in measurable criteria usually in a business case. The business case is often written...

The PMP examination is a 4 hour exam comprised of 200 multiple-choice questions. Out of these 200 questions, only 175 are used to determine your final score; 25 questions are not counted towards your score and are considered “pretest questions”. PMI uses these pretest...

Now that you are convinced that PMP is a worthwhile effort with a positive ROI, let’s get started with the tedious task of putting together your PMP application.

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Project Management Institute (PMI) is one of the world’s largest not-for-profit membership associations for the project management profession.

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation is among the most globally recognized and demanded credential in project management. A PMP...

PMI members can now access the three new standards from PMI as PDF files for their own use.

PMBOK® Guide 5th ed, The Standard for Program Management 3rd ed, and The Standard for Portfolio Management 3rd ed. Go...

Various articles in newspapers have painted different pictures of the project to replace Canada’s aging fleet of Sea King helicopters. The first article I saw was in the Toronto Star, by Murray Brewster published April 16, 2012. Mr. Brewster pointed the finger at the Harper government for “go(ing) easy on the maker of the air force’s long-...

Just a reminder to study the following: decision trees (be prepared for a question with an actual decision tree shown), crashing (be prepared for a question similar to our question 3.27), critical path calculations, fast-tracking, earned value (be...

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