Time
48 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
1

Video Transcription

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Hello and welcome to a guy. The passing the Project Management Institute project meant professional certification. Exam Episode four
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In the last episode recovered. How should I study?
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What should I study and how long should I study
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in this episode, we cover.
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What is the PNP exam like and applying to take the exam?
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Why did you start? I am
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a PMP certification exam is
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a computer based testing.
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Paper based testing is only allowed in certain circumstances.
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The exam session hasn't a lot of time to complete. All questions are multiple choice
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questions could be very wordy
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and how many? Very wordy. So take your time and carefully read each question
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before reading all of its answers and selecting the one correct answer.
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Questions could be,
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and
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many are
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asked in the negative vernacular.
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Here's some examples of some negative vernacular questions.
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Ah, project is all but which of the following
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which of the following statements is not true?
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All of the following are true, but
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which is normally not regarded as an element of cost of quality.
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Which statement
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on conflicts is not true?
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What is not a trigger in project risk management?
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What should not be covered by a risk management plan.
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What is not true for prototypes?
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What is it, a constructive change?
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All of the following are true, but
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many questions will seem to have more than one correct answer.
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But only one correct answer.
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Her multiple choice question exists.
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Each question has one correct answer, which counts as one point per correct answer.
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All unanswered questions count against you as an incorrect answer, so it hurts you if you leave an unanswered question.
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So if needed, take a guess and just pick an answer. Don't leave any question blank.
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Don't leave any question unanswered.
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Make sure that you understand the questions asked before you answer and before you answer, read all the questions
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and all the answers.
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Many times, let me stress this again.
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Many times there would be a question, which seems to you to have more than one correct answer.
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I understand what the question is asking of you.
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Answer and reading all of the answers will help you pick the correct answer.
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Many incorrect answers come from non P m. I work experiences I mentioned before
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when taking the PM I exam. Think pm, I think PM I think PM I went answering questions on it. P m my exams.
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The best way to get ready
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that actually taking the exam is to take his many online practice tests as you can,
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make sure you get at least a 90% success
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on multiple times on all areas before scheduling your exam.
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Otherwise, you risking a failure.
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The exam has
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an optional
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tutorial before the exam,
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but it gave him about 15 minutes.
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You don't have to take it out optional,
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and all exams have a pre test questions,
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which don't affect the score.
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And they're therefore testing validity of future questions that's going to be on the exam.
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For the P M P exam,
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you have four hours to complete 200 multiple choice questions, which 25 of them are pre test questions.
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While the C A P M. Exam gives you three hours to complete 150 multiple choice questions, which 15 of them are pre test questions
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and each exam has an optional survey after the exam,
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which you get about 15 minutes complete.
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I didn't spend much time at all on this tutorial, which is about how to take the exam using
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You're the computer based testing software.
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Unlike me, however, if you're not familiar with CBT, software takes some time to run through this optional tutorial.
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The 15 minutes doesn't count against your actual test taking time.
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If you feel you need to do it, go for it.
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Although I didn't have to do so, I did take the survey. He was a bit lengthy, but it didn't think it only took about 67 minutes to ourselves, A complete.
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So overall, it took me about three hours to complete the whole PMP sophistication exam, including the tutorial prior to the exam in the survey after it.
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And don't think of this is a goal for you to go, you go through.
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It's just how long it took me to complete it. I know a few people who took a little less time, and the others took longer and some others who took about two same as me. So basically, don't worry about how long it takes you to complete it.
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Just complete and pass it within the allocated time Given
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if you've not already applied to sit for the certification exam, here are a few things you may find helpful.
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Read the online handbook for the credential in which you're interested for current details and familiarize yourself with PM eyes processes before you begin sew, you know what to expect
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and what's expected of you.
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PM I encourages you to apply online, but they have printable applications forms if you choose to melon your application
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now, I did my application online, but before I did it online, I printed out the application forms and I've roped it all in filled all the application forms about paper out. Before I went online, this thing gave me a go buy sheet. T get the application forms, completed
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the applications forms or tedious and without my gold by sheet here would have taken me a lot longer to get all the forms completed.
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It takes time to complete an application that it depends on the amount of detail needed for the credential eligibility.
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On average, P M. I said it takes about eight hours for all PMR credentials. Other than the program, many professional to be entered into the forms,
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it's your responsibility again.
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It is your responsibility to schedule and set for your exam, not PM eyes P. M. I will not being you and remind you to schedule your exam.
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It takes P M. I a few days to process your online request. Then, at that time, one of two things curse
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you. A Zahra proved an eligible to set for the exam
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or you are audited.
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I know three people who are audited
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each were eventually allowed to sit for the exam.
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There's no telling who will be audited,
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be in my debt, summon any audits and and doesn't give any indication of when or why somebody is going to be audited.
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Journey and I candidates will be asked to submit supporting documentation
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such his copies of their diploma Global Equipment see the signatures of the supervisors managers for projects documented. They need a certification letter from training institutes for each course. Omitted.
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Uh, having printed forms used for completing the online application definitely comes in handy if being audited.
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Once you become eligible to sit for the exam,
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you would need to schedule taking the exam.
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As I mentioned a moment ago, it's your responsibility is scheduled and sit for your exam, not PM eyes. P M. Ma doesn't care if you schedule it or not.
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If you don't schedule within the time allotted, you'll have to pay him again to get it scheduled.
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Once you are eligible to separate exam,
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sometimes you have to wait to find an open slot, so determined as soon as you could take the exam depends on a lot of things.
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As an estimate.
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Approximately one month after taking your finishing your 35 hours class, you could probably expect to take the test, so try to schedule. If you can't at that point
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when you take your exam,
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are you prepared for being audited by P. M I?
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This is the end of this episode. This episode covered
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What's the PNP exam like and applying to take the exam
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in the next episode. Recover. There's no magic to it.
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What
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to do prior to the exam The big day. Examine a
09:13
during exam and after the exam.
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If you have any questions on this class request for future live last pictures or teaching suggestions, please let me know.
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Thank you for watching this episode of a guide to passing the PM. I be impedes her vacation exam

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