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How SmartPath LLC's Training Helps You Pass the PMP® Exam
This is what you need to pass the PMP® Exam: updated 9/17/16
(a) First and foremost a good framework of understanding so you can answer any situational questions. You will understand these areas from an exam-focused point of view. You may have to un-learn information you may think is correct. It may be information that you recently learned. This is Exam-Focused so you have got to get it right!
(b) Specific exercises that will help you understand each of the 47 processes plus 8 role-dependent processes
(c) Specific exercises that will help you understand the Outputs to Inputs
(d) Information that is unique about a process
(e) Memory Joggers for our Workflow # 12 which you must memorize.
(f) Memory joggers for risk strategies - you must get this right. Expect lots of questions here.
(g) Memory joggers for other areas that will help you gather points in the Exam
(h) Practice questions that will help you understand a specific knowledge area - so when the situation is presented, you can answer any of the scenarios.
(i) Workflow # 11 - We guarantee you will not pass without knowing the information on this workflow
(j) Understand the roles, tasks and responsibilities of the project manager throughout the project by Process Groups (lots of questions from here)
(k) Memorize all of the formulas and/or know how to do the calculations wherever they are required - from Business Case to Procurement.
(l) Know all of your charts and diagrams and when you use them
(m) Know the rest of the Tools and Techniques - we have illustrations and tables to help you understand these.
(n) Be able to sit in class again if you find you have gaps in a specific area.
(o) Project Management Visibility: You will receive 15 laminated Workflows - 10 of them cover the Knowledge areas with all of the inputs and their immediate outputs; a start to finish PM workflow (#13), Workflow 12 (OTTIs by KA & Process Groups, and Workflow 11 depicts the PM's roles by Process Group and Process.
(p) Understand the sequences on Workflow 13
(q) Color coded input/output/tools & techniques chart - very useful for learning OTTIS at a glance.