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Old 27-04-2017, 09:02 PM   #346
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Anyone taken the PMP test at StudyWorks in Bukit Timah? is there something to be aware of when taking the exams there compared to NTUC HUB?

Not asking for exam tips or what, just saying if there locker, stuff like that etc, etc
In Dec2016, when I tried to book for PMP exam, there is only 1 centre in Singapore allowed by Prometric to take PMP exam, so no choice, I took my exam at StudyWorks-Bukit Timah.

On the day of exam, the staff there told me Prometric had recently made stringent to exam centre (to tighten security in exam centre), so they are the only centre at that time (Jan2107). Not sure, if more centre are available now since I have passed my pmp in Jan2017.

Indeed, the security are tightened, before you sit for your exam, they do a body search, asked you to empty your pockets, unfold your sleeves and trousers to make ure no notes hide in it. you are not allowed to bring in sweets, drinks. You will told not to write any notes when viewing the introduction video, as the staff will watch you from the cctv, and if they found you start writing notes while viewing the intro video, they will confiscate your notes.

Lastly, the exam room is very cold, make sure you bring along a sweater. Good luck.

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Old 27-04-2017, 09:14 PM   #347
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How do I know I'm qualified to take up PMP certification? Is it a must to lead projects for a number of years, since 4,500 hours can take a while?
https://www.pmi.org/certifications/t...management-pmp


You can clock hours even if you are a project team member, if you know how to phase your words accordingly, such as: assisting in ... coordinating in...

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Old 28-04-2017, 09:25 AM   #348
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I have to admit that PMP is the most challenging certification exam I have to study for since I started working, it is super dry, and getting all the online resources and books didn't really enable me to absorb as much as I thought that I could. My exam is less than 2 months away. Gawd.

my methods so far:

1. Get the 35 hr PDU course through Udemy and claim through SkillsFuture


2. Spend $129 register as PMI member and then $405 to book the PMP exam.

3. If you got audited like I did, be prepared to get your boss to endorse the projects that you have completed so far

4. After scheduling the exam on Prometric website, grab a used copy of Rita's PMP 8th Ed (updated) on Carousell and begin to burn the brain cells. (additionally i bought some other books, but end up Rita is still most direct).

5. I have to say PMP is a super super dry knowledge to attain, but gaining the knowledge, whether you pass the exam or not, will make you understand why some real life projects succeed and why some fail miserably.

6. If anyone in the next 2 months going for the exam and want to study together and staying in NorthEast area, I am willing to form a study group and help one another pass by sharing knowledge, because, doing this alone is really not .. fun.
I tried this method and it works! The best part is it was selling at a promo rate of SGD 22!

I made a small tweak. Instead of Rita's I bought Andy Crowe's book. It should me better as I feel the Rita's one comes with too much details.

Also, I signed-up for PM Exam Simulator . The exam simulator is good. The way they word the question is quite close to the actual exam although I would say the actual exam is still slightly more difficult.

This is one of the cheapest way to pass the exam. Total damage including PMP exam and PMI membership is less than 1k. I would like to thank Renny for sharing the link to Udemy.
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Old 14-07-2017, 06:21 AM   #349
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Hi all , Sorry for the off track of this post as this is the closer PM thread i can find here...

Any thoughts on PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner for all lao jiao here?

Usually PRINCE2 is popular in what industry in SG?
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Old 14-07-2017, 10:31 AM   #350
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Hi all , Sorry for the off track of this post as this is the closer PM thread i can find here...

Any thoughts on PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner for all lao jiao here?

Usually PRINCE2 is popular in what industry in SG?
PRINCE2 is cheaper (I think) but popular in Australia and Europe, PMP popular for the other countries
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Old 15-07-2017, 02:42 AM   #351
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In singapore context leh? popular now? Dont know in sg which industry support prince2 leh.. but PMP is like gold for any industry though..
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Old 15-07-2017, 02:36 PM   #352
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In singapore context leh? popular now? Dont know in sg which industry support prince2 leh.. but PMP is like gold for any industry though..
Other countries = incl Singapore lah

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Old 15-07-2017, 05:04 PM   #353
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Even PMP is about 'Certified Project Manager', it does not have any value expect in IT industry in Singapore.


In singapore context leh? popular now? Dont know in sg which industry support prince2 leh.. but PMP is like gold for any industry though..
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Old 18-07-2017, 04:26 PM   #354
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the way is to take ITIL foundations than can take CAPM is it ? then can take PMP ?

Can i even apply even though i do not have 4,500 hours ... hmmmm

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Old 18-07-2017, 04:37 PM   #355
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the way is to take ITIL foundations than can take CAPM is it ? then can take PMP ?

Can i even apply even though i do not have 4,500 hours ... hmmmm
CAPM got requirements meh?

PMP the 4500 hrs got no way ard it

nvr heard of itil -> capm -> pmp path btw
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Old 19-07-2017, 08:05 AM   #356
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sorry to necro this up -

Anyone taken the PMP test at StudyWorks in Bukit Timah? is there something to be aware of when taking the exams there compared to NTUC HUB?

Not asking for exam tips or what, just saying if there locker, stuff like that etc, etc
Did my pmp test there. Place is goid, no complains. the exam hall is packed but ur cubical is shielded n isolated. Beware the room is cold. Also 1 toilet only.

but u will benefit from the good fung zheui that BT brings
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Old 19-07-2017, 10:40 PM   #357
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was audited

i did my pmp, and was audited. got my senior colleague to endorse my project experience and sent the documents to USA for audit.
i hear if you write your application in a certain way, they will not pcik you for audit.
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Old 20-07-2017, 08:48 AM   #358
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i did my pmp, and was audited. got my senior colleague to endorse my project experience and sent the documents to USA for audit.
i hear if you write your application in a certain way, they will not pcik you for audit.
heng suay one lah
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Old 29-08-2017, 08:01 PM   #359
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https://www.udemy.com/pmp-exam-prep-.../?altsc=349678

This udemy course only have 18.5 hours on-demand video, how is it possible to clock 35 contact hours?

Can anyone verify this quicky? it seems that the $15 promo will end on 1 sept 17
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Old 02-09-2017, 10:46 PM   #360
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Exam prepare for November 2017

Hi , Anybody schedule to take exam coming November 2017 ?

Maybe we can study and helping each other ~
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