The Current PMP® Exam, Version 6, Started 3-26-18

The Current PMP® Exam, Version 6, Started 3-26-18
The V6, now the current PMP® Exam started 3/26/18. The New PMP® Exam reference the new PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition from Mar 26, 2018 going forward. See for details. The current exam can be taken through 6-30-2020, then the 7-1-2020 PMP Exam will be the new PMP exam that you will be tested on starting with that date. The 7-1-2020 exam will be aligned to industry best practices and the exam outline.

The PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition, arrived September, 2018. Note this book is not an exam book. You will be tested on information that falls within the PMP Exam Outline as it is aligned to this Body of Knowledge.

Additions that you can expect for each knowledge area

1. Key Concepts
2. Trends and Emerging Practices
3. Tailoring Considerations
4. Considerations for Agile/Adaptive Environments

Time Management is renamed Schedule Management and HR Management is renamed Project Resource Management.

There is more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge including project management business docs. See more by going to and clicking on PMP Certification.

If you are a Certified PMP, Your Current PMP Certification is Considered Up to Date: This is so, because PMP Certified PMs update their certification continuously over every 3 years following the milestone of obtaining their credential, thus they are continuously updating it. It doesn't matter which exam you take; however, it is usually best to take a current exam since the information is already familiar to you.

PMs need to understand that industry is serious about the PMP Certification for all Professional Management. The important task for you is to take and pass the PMP exam.

The Project Management Institute documented that organizations feel that Project Managers don't have enough workable skills, including business acumen and decision making skills.

PMs need to be more attuned to what's going on within their organizations as a whole.

SmartPath LLC provides world class, up-to-date project management information, tools and illustrations that equip you to manage a project efficiently and provides increased project management visibility. It is up to you to keep maintaining your skills to stay relevant in dynamic work environments.

SmartPath LLC Trainees: Quiz Practice is still important. see the quiz list.

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