How I prepared: Approximately 2 months study time, 2 hours per day average. Free exam from headfirst 200 2. Execution Cost Variance Cost Schedule Variance Cost Cost Performance Index Cost Schedule Performance Index Cost Budget At Completion Cost Estimate At Completion Cost Estimate To Complete Cost Variance At Completion Cost Part 4. Mulcahy is talking to you. When you get a question wrong, take some time to understand why your answer was incorrect and the other one was correct.
It does not talk about any extraneous details. But, I recommend only those products that I believe will definitely help the certification aspirants. With Regards, Sudharsanan Good luck Mandar, Oliver is 100% right. If you can afford, then get both. You may be aware that 25 out of 200 exam questions are non-scoring. Even if you weren't the lead project manager, your experience working on projects counts.
There are five project management process groups and each process under 10 different knowledge area belongs to these process groups. That being said, I want to attend an instructor led class. What reading materials did you use? They do some gambling, follow ways that still may have a success rate of 50%, and succeed the test more by being lucky than by being truly competent. After taking and passing the first online course, I failed the exam on my first attempt. I wish I had ordered it before my first try. Hi Edward Chung, your way of explanation and materials are really awesome , It is giving me more confident to clear my exam.
I put a list of those offerings I know online at www. The percentage of questions that needed calculation was less than 25% and the calculations were relatively simple. However, this is not official. Whether you read Rita or Headfirst it depends on your commitment and attitude to clear and pass the exam. Summary Rita Mulcahy, Died in 2010, is a great contributor to the project management world.
In those days, there were very few Exam preparation books. Try to become more professional as a project manager and use the exam as a milestone on that way. I found it easier to read than Rita but not as interesting as HeadFirst. First, it starts with general information about the , how many questions it include, passing score, style of questions etc. But, 'Simple studies', 'guides', 'notes' can never replace the true study. You will find useful practices, quizzes and notes at the end of each section. I don't have all the 3 books as on today.
And they don't say what qualifies them to put prep questions online. As correctly pointed out in one of the replies to this post, going through Rita's questions and corresponding explanations for the correct answers helps you develop the mind-set required for analyzing and solving the questions posed in the real exam. Bill Cure Hi: Here is what my feedback was after the exam. Wilson S Matthews Hey Wilson, Happy to help. It is a no-brainer to download this book as one of your exam prep resources.
We offer a free basic account so that you can sample all the features of our product and make an informed purchase decision. These are very important for solving Exam questions. They dilute the value of the certificate. Moreover, not everyone learns best in a classroom setting. They are not aware that there are much cheaper and better alternatives to earn these contact hours. Many students prefer to study at their own pace or do not have the time to take 4 or 5 days off from their schedule at a stretch. I passed the exams with three above targets and two on targets.
Oliver Lehmann's free questions 250 3. Rita's questions in version 6 were much harder and more verbose than the exam. Pages 16-17 along with Rita's Process Chart on page 39 are very helpful. Only got serious with studying it five days to the exams. Rather than focusing on process inputs, outputs, and tools and techniques, it goes over the practices of how to manage a project and how a process will help when managing a project in real-life. This may create a problem for the visual learners. It is clear, easy to understand and direct to the point with plenty of examples that helped me to relate to my professional experience and successful pass the exam.