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by sachinsinha
Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: question PMP
Replies: 9
Views: 1346

Re: question PMP

for any requests which comes in, should be recorded first
by sachinsinha
Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP done and dusted
Replies: 10
Views: 1577

Re: PMP done and dusted

I rigorously started preparing in the month of Sep14, that is where I joined Saket’s classes through a social networking site. I followed Rita Mulchachy, PMBOK, Kim Heldman and Sakets Video, which were amazing, they cleared my doubts every time I looked at them, I watched these videos at least 4 tim...
by sachinsinha
Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP done and dusted
Replies: 10
Views: 1577

Re: PMP done and dusted

Off late, I've not been able to share my experience, as I was in my hometown, I'll be sharing my two cent in a day or two.
by sachinsinha
Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP done and dusted
Replies: 10
Views: 1577

Re: PMP done and dusted

Thanks to all!
by sachinsinha
Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:12 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP done and dusted
Replies: 10
Views: 1577

PMP done and dusted

Folks I just cleared my PMP on 8th April, It was an exhaustive and mind racking phase which I have gone through, special thanks to Saket for all your help throughout.
by sachinsinha
Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closure process
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Re: Closure process

Thanks Pankaj, I skipped this step, this comes after confirm work is done to requirement, can you please also let me know the correct sequence, if possible, or the one which I wrote is ok
by sachinsinha
Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Closure process
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Closure process

Just wanted to check my understanding related to closing process, please correct if I'm wrong - confirm work is done to requirement - gain formal acceptance of the product - complete financial closure - Hand Off complete product - solicit feedback from the customer about the product - index and arch...
by sachinsinha
Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on " Collecting Requirements " : Poll 1
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: Webinar on " Collecting Requirements " : Poll 1

Collect requirement is the answer
by sachinsinha
Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed My PMP Exam
Replies: 12
Views: 1808

Re: Passed My PMP Exam

Thanks Pankaj
by sachinsinha
Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed My PMP Exam
Replies: 12
Views: 1808

Re: Passed My PMP Exam

Thanks Pankaj for the prompt reply, were the numerical straight-forward, is it more than enough to just follow Rita, Quampus, Scordo and Kimheldman?, also how mush did you score in Process groups ?
by sachinsinha
Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed My PMP Exam
Replies: 12
Views: 1808

Re: Passed My PMP Exam

Hi Pankaj - It's great to see that you have become PMP now, you have to follow a ritual which is sharing your LL, I plan to write the paper next month that is in March, would like to know what all should I focus on before I write the PMP and please share your overall experience in terms of ITTO's an...
by sachinsinha
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question - sponsor is unhappy with the project estimate
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Re: Question - sponsor is unhappy with the project estimate

looking at the questions and the choices c is the closest
by sachinsinha
Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: present value and net present value
Replies: 3
Views: 1331

Re: present value and net present value

Thanks Pankaj / Saket
by sachinsinha
Thu Jan 29, 2015 1:12 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: present value and net present value
Replies: 3
Views: 1331

present value and net present value

I'm confused between terms like Present Value and Net present value, also what is discounted value ?, can you please help me explaining these terms to the core
by sachinsinha
Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Organizational Project Management
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Re: Organizational Project Management

Can you provide me with some more examples around the same, if possible?
by sachinsinha
Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Expert Advice required - PMP Exam countdown started
Replies: 11
Views: 2504

Re: Expert Advice required - PMP Exam countdown started

Hey Neeraj, heartiest congratulations on becoming PMP, can you please share overall experience and LL
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 24, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Organizational Project Management
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Organizational Project Management

I’ve a confusion on comparative overview of Project, Program and Portfolio management, the grid talks about change in programs and portfolios, want to know difference between inside, outside, internal and external, I find this slightly confusing and ambiguous, page 8 PMBOK
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 24, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Framework and PM Processes
Replies: 8
Views: 1224

Re: Framework and PM Processes

I agree, option A seems plausible
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Code of Account & Control Account
Replies: 4
Views: 2233

Re: Code of Account & Control Account

Here is the code of account, this might help you in visualizing the work package
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: OPM, OPM3 & PMO
Replies: 1
Views: 1128

OPM, OPM3 & PMO

what is the difference between OPM, OPM3 and PMO, I've gone through the PMBOK and Rita, is there a way to visualize the process for better understanding
by sachinsinha
Tue Dec 23, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Develop Project Charter for a new phase ? -
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: Develop Project Charter for a new phase ? -

It cannot be Project Charter, there seems to be some ambiguity in the question.
by sachinsinha
Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Payback Period
Replies: 5
Views: 863

Re: Payback Period

how did you came out with 700K/690K , can you please elaborate
by sachinsinha
Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: subsidiary Plans " QTS "
Replies: 3
Views: 590

Re: subsidiary Plans " QTS "

The CR entirely depends on the organization policies and procedures, for example if the organization policy says that for every small or big change you need to submit requests to CCB then, in this scenario he doesn't have any choice to permit any CR on his own, he has to take every request to CCB by...
by sachinsinha
Mon Dec 22, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: subsidiary Plans " QTS "
Replies: 3
Views: 590

Re: subsidiary Plans " QTS "

Here you go. qts 1 Please can you explain me which all subsidiary plans can be updated or changed without formal Change request and which all requires a formal CR before changing or updating? If a change does not affect the project management plan, baselines, company policies and procedures, the cha...
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PDU's
Replies: 2
Views: 760

Re: PDU's

Thanks Saket!
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PDU's
Replies: 2
Views: 760

PDU's

What are steps required to report the PDU's with PMI.org? I guess PMI is changing the rules for collecting PDU's
by sachinsinha
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality assurance and Inspection and Control quality
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: Quality assurance and Inspection and Control quality

Inspection in PMBOK 8.3.2.3 Inspection is also called audit, how they are interrelated or can be differentiated from exam perspective What is a difference between Inspection and Audit? Control Quality. In control Quality, we update Quality audit reports while updating project document updates as an ...
by sachinsinha
Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality assurance and Inspection and Control quality
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Quality assurance and Inspection and Control quality

Can we use cause and affect diagram while doing Process analysis, because it does include root cause analysis? Inspection in PMBOK 8.3.2.3 Inspection is also called audit, how they are interrelated or can be difrenetiated from exam perspective Control Quality. In control Quality, we update Quality a...
by sachinsinha
Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Quality assurance
Replies: 3
Views: 753

Quality assurance

In quality assurance do we also implement the approved changes apart from generating corrective actions, defect repair and preventive actions?
by sachinsinha
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Multi Criteria Decision Analysis in Risk
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Re: Multi Criteria Decision Analysis in Risk

Saket - Can you please throw some light to this topic, as in how can this help in analysing Risks?
by sachinsinha
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Multi Criteria Decision Analysis in Risk
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Re: Multi Criteria Decision Analysis in Risk

Dear Pani - It is basically used to make decisions, is a sub-discipline of operations research that explicitly considers multiple criteria in decision-making environments.for example In purchasing a car, cost, comfort, safety, and fuel economy may be some of the main criteria we consider. It is unus...
by sachinsinha
Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Focus Group
Replies: 4
Views: 1300

Re: Focus Group

Roger that!
by sachinsinha
Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: configuration management glossary
Replies: 1
Views: 754

configuration management glossary

I need help with configuration management related glossary, which I can go through to familiarize myself with configuration related question?
by sachinsinha
Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Focus Group
Replies: 4
Views: 1300

Re: Focus Group

That means, they can be either customer or experts from different functional departments, isn't?
by sachinsinha
Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: difference between project life cycle & project management
Replies: 2
Views: 1192

difference between project life cycle & project management

can any one help me in explaining the difference between

Project life cycle, Project management knowledge areas, Process group and processes
by sachinsinha
Tue Nov 18, 2014 6:59 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Focus Group
Replies: 4
Views: 1300

Focus Group

Is focus group a qualitative research in which a group is asked about their perceptions, opinions, beliefs, and attitudes towards a product, service, concept.
Are they by any chance customers? for which a product / service is being created or are they experts from different functional departments?
by sachinsinha
Tue Nov 18, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Backlog definition
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Re: Backlog definition

Thanks, this helped
by sachinsinha
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Backlog definition
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Backlog definition

I've doubt related to definition "backlog", as per my understanding Backlog is something like "an accumulation of uncompleted work or matters needing to be dealt with", however as per PMBOK glossary it is "A listing of product requirements and deliverables to be completed, w...
by sachinsinha
Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMP prepration and time lines
Replies: 1
Views: 897

PMP prepration and time lines

Dear Saket A suggestion required, but before I go any further I’d like to brief you about my study plan, I’m almost done with first pass, that is gone through Quampus Videos, Presentation and Glossary, only left with webinars and Google hangouts videos, post which following is my 2nd pass, I plan to...
by sachinsinha
Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:21 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: Upcoming Webinar and Doubt Clarification Class
Replies: 6
Views: 2832

Re: Upcoming Webinar and Doubt Clarification Class

Hi Saket - I've bought your online training material and going through the videos, just wanted to know the agenda for the clarification sessions which will held on 27th along with the timings, I tried registering for the thread but was unable to do so, it says your username or password is incorrect.
by sachinsinha
Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned
Replies: 7
Views: 2308

Re: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned

Yeah, maybe I need to do more research on the situational based and lengthy questions, so that I can get the hang of these types of questions.
by sachinsinha
Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned
Replies: 7
Views: 2308

Re: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned

Thanks Umesh! I'm a member of PMI, in the point 4, Arpit mentioned "Go with Scordo, Actual Tests 700 questions ( good for ITTO purpose ) and one more Actual Tests 600 questions, ( good for little wordy questions ) " just wondering if he is talking about questions in Scordo or something else?
by sachinsinha
Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned
Replies: 7
Views: 2308

Re: Passed PMP...time for some Lessons Learned

Hey Arpit - Many Congratulation on becoming PMP, and thanks on your crisp LL, You had mentioned about the PDF in your LL, is it something your prepared on your own or is it something you get once you register with the online program ? Since I'm new to this forum, I don't know much about it, addition...
by sachinsinha
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project priority
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: Project priority

It should be Project Manager Here is the explanation as to why this option is most suitable In Matrix organizational structure project manager shares responsibility with the functional managers for assigning priorities and for directing the work of persons assigned to the project. Matrix organizatio...
by sachinsinha
Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality Control
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Re: Quality Control

I quite didn't get the logic behind narrowing down to option one, please elaborate.
by sachinsinha
Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Nikhil Agarwal is now Nikhil Agarwal, PMP
Replies: 7
Views: 1297

Re: Nikhil Agarwal is now Nikhil Agarwal, PMP

Nikhil congrats, I'd appreciate if you could share your LL with all of us.
by sachinsinha
Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Quality Control
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Quality Control

Question. As the project manager, you decided to arrange a team meeting to identify and analyze lessons learned from quality control with stakeholders. What should you do with them? 1. Document them and make them part of the historical database for the project and the performing organization. 2. Dis...
by sachinsinha
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Integration
Replies: 4
Views: 828

Re: Project Integration

C seems plausible and appropriate among the objectives mentioned.
by sachinsinha
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Lite Question
Replies: 4
Views: 855

Re: PMP Lite Question

Thanks Saket! I'm getting message "you are not authorised to read this forum"

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