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by Amit Singh
Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Earn PDU as per revised CCRS.
Replies: 1
Views: 508

Earn PDU as per revised CCRS.

Dear Saket, My Certification renewal is due in March 2018 ( had cleared my PMP in March 2015 ), to have it renewed for further 3 years, earlier i had earned more than 60 PDUs required for certification renewal but didnt renewed my certificate, all 60 PDU were approved. Today i logged in to renew and...
by Amit Singh
Sat Jun 20, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Suggest book for PMP exam prep
Replies: 2
Views: 743

Re: Suggest book for PMP exam prep

Hi Suneet,

Based on my experience, i would suggest to include below along with PMBOK:

Rita's PMP Exam Prep in your Plan along with its simulation exam (Rita Mulcahy PMP Fast Track v8).
Oliver Lehmann Test ( 175 + 75 Questions )
Scordo Tests.
+
Izenbridge Videos on Youtube

All the best.
by Amit Singh
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Right Time To Fill Application For PMP Exam
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: Right Time To Fill Application For PMP Exam

Hi Peeali,

I would strongly recommend to include

Rita's PMP Exam Prep in your Plan along with its simulation exam (Rita Mulcahy PMP Fast Track v8).
Oliver Lehmann Test ( 175 + 75 Questions )
Scordo Tests.
by Amit Singh
Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Maintaining PMP : How to
Replies: 6
Views: 1159

Re: Maintaining PMP : How to

Hi Dipti,

Answered similar query of AM, Please check out below link - This shall address your concern as well :)

Link : viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2438

Hope this helps.
by Amit Singh
Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PDUs
Replies: 2
Views: 634

Re: PDUs

Hi AM, No, it is not at all necessary to have PDUs from all category, you can claim entire 60 PDUs in Category A, i have claimed all of my 60 PDU under category A. Category A has no Cap where as others have. Below are the 2 best and easiest ways to earn 60 PDU without spending a single Rupee :) http...
by Amit Singh
Wed May 06, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Reported and Approved 60 PDU what next?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: Reported and Approved 60 PDU what next?

Dear Shraddha, Since you got certified in May 2014, which anyways your certification validity is till May 2017 ( 3 years ). Thus, if you report 60 PDU and pay certification renewal - the certification validity will get extended to further 3 years, i.e your current certificate which is currently vali...
by Amit Singh
Thu Apr 30, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: scenario qts
Replies: 4
Views: 713

Re: scenario qts

i would go with Fait accompli if i have to connect with the situation, A thing that has already happened or been decided before those affected hear about it, leaving them with no option but to accept it - not sure though.
by Amit Singh
Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: For Saket - PMP Certificate Renewal & PMI Membership Renewal
Replies: 2
Views: 610

For Saket - PMP Certificate Renewal & PMI Membership Renewal

Dear Saket, I had cleared my PMP Examination in March 2015 and my PMI Membership expires in September 2015, My current PMP Certification is valid thru March 2018, i intend to renew my certification before membership expires i.e in September 2015, for which i have already collected 60 PDU and are app...
by Amit Singh
Fri Apr 17, 2015 4:36 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: question PMP
Replies: 9
Views: 1339

Re: question PMP

Hi AM, The situation points towards MANAGE STAKE HOLDER ENGAGEMENT, As per my understanding, The answer should be B, Record the issue in the issue log ( the question also asks, what the project manager do first ). An issue log is an important tool which is used to manage issues. It helps the project...
by Amit Singh
Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP application : Queries
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: PMP application : Queries

Please share your mail id.
by Amit Singh
Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Life cycles
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Re: Project Life cycles

Hi,

http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/project- ... -adaptive/

I am sure this shall address your queries and concern.
by Amit Singh
Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:57 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.
Replies: 20
Views: 3452

Re: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.

Dear Saket, Have enrolled on Qampus for for acquiring 14 PDU under Category A http://www.izenbridge.com/pmi-acp/free-pmi-acp-introduction/ http://www.izenbridge.com/pmp/free-pmp-introduction/ Wanted to know how can we claim for those, will there be any certificate or activity # shared in the end, sh...
by Amit Singh
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: another question
Replies: 14
Views: 1534

Re: another question

Hi Dipti - The answer is based on the situation & Facts and not emotions :) Let us take a real life example, you plan to buy a car in which there are various variants, based on the specifications and your REQUIREMENT ( features, Color, Budget etc. ), you finalize a model, the dealer gives your t...
by Amit Singh
Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.
Replies: 20
Views: 3452

Re: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.

Thanks Saket. To my fellow friends, Do leverage, since there is no cap on Category A, you would be able to claim entire 60 PDU, iZenbridge Videos + PMI Webinars ( under Learning > Webinars > Webinar Library ). To locate iZenbridge Vides under Category A, in myPMI under your PMI login Go to Report PD...
by Amit Singh
Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.
Replies: 20
Views: 3452

Re: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.

Hi Saket, Thanks for the reply, have claimed few PDU under category A against the list of events on PMI and video available , below are couple of those which have already been approved under category A, All of the above were available on youtube. : A Webinar on Critical Path Management IZENBRIDGE CO...
by Amit Singh
Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.
Replies: 20
Views: 3452

Kind Attn Saket - Query regarding Category A PDUs.

Dear Saket, There are good collection of Videos from iZenbridge listed in PMI Category A list, but not all could be found on youtube, e.g ( there are several but sharing couple of those ) IZCCPM-COM-01 Project Management Demystified IZENBRIDGE CONSULTANCY PRIVATE LIMITED IZDLPM-COMAGILE-16 Webinar o...
by Amit Singh
Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:44 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question of Closing Process Group.
Replies: 4
Views: 581

Re: Question of Closing Process Group.

Its A The project was unsuccessful because it was Gold Plated.
by Amit Singh
Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:42 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: another question
Replies: 14
Views: 1534

Re: another question

Hi AM,

The question already says - " After a week of taking delivery " which means, the scope was verified & accepted by the customer.

@Coolpmp69 - Please share the answer.
by Amit Singh
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question of Closing Process Group.
Replies: 4
Views: 581

Question of Closing Process Group.

At the end of a project, a project manager determines the project has added four areas of functionality and three areas of performance. The customer has expressed satisfaction with the project, what does this mean in terms of success of the project ? A - The project was unsuccessful because it was G...
by Amit Singh
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: another question
Replies: 14
Views: 1534

Re: another question

Hi Dipti, Celina & AM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJongXKL91A&list=PLWcvFkRbuunkW_hB9xoEL-TD_m1u2fYOn&index=45 Its a Webinar on Close Project / Phase from iZenbridge ( Namita & Saket ) Listen from 33:20 to 34:50 , Saket is answering similar query. Currently I was going through t...
by Amit Singh
Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: project closure
Replies: 7
Views: 906

Re: project closure

Hi Nandita, I follow Rita's Process chart, Below are the Steps for Closing process Group. Confirm work is done to requirements. Complete procurement closure Gain formal acceptance of the product Complete financial closure. Hand off completed product Solicit feedback from customer about the project C...
by Amit Singh
Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:03 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: another question
Replies: 14
Views: 1534

Re: another question

Hi, I would go with D, Reason being. The scope is completed according to the requirement and has already been delivered and accepted by the customer. Which means i have already delivered all which is required against the project / Scope. i surely wont ignore the customer but shall make him understan...
by Amit Singh
Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: project closure
Replies: 7
Views: 906

Re: project closure

Hi,

Its D, Indexing and archiving of project documents happens before lessons learned knowledge base is updated, very last step of closing process is Releasing resources though.
by Amit Singh
Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: WPI vs WPD
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Re: WPI vs WPD

Hi, As per the PMBOK Guide, the work performance information is “the performance data collected from various controlling processes, analyzed in context and integrated based on relationships across areas; e.g. status of deliverable, and forecasted estimates to complete, etc.”,Here, you will analyze t...
by Amit Singh
Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Preventive action vs Corrective action
Replies: 5
Views: 1116

Re: Preventive action vs Corrective action

Hi, Let me try to put it in a simple way as i can with real life example based on which i had selected Corrective Action. Corrective Action : Suppose i have a development project which is currently underway, we have the baselines in place and moving according to plan, during having quality check, it...
by Amit Singh
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: project scope
Replies: 5
Views: 865

Re: project scope

Dear Nandita, As per my understanding - Whether to add scope, postpone, reject, include in current contract or go for a new contract all to gather, such decision are concluded from CCB, Since the question also says - "What should the Project Manager Do ?" - Project Manager himself cant sug...
by Amit Singh
Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMP Exam.
Replies: 5
Views: 1271

Re: Cleared PMP Exam.

Hi, Yes, Prometric provides a scratch sheet along with 2 Pencils but no eraser :) , the scratch sheet consists of 8 Pages, use the scratch sheet cautiously as in case of 2nd scratch sheet, you need to submit the exhausted one, thus in case you have noted down important notes, formulas, process chart...
by Amit Singh
Tue Mar 10, 2015 4:06 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Preventive action vs Corrective action
Replies: 5
Views: 1116

Re: Preventive action vs Corrective action

Hi, It would be an corrective action as Corrective Action is a future response to the defect repair process or the correction, so that the cause of error or non-conformity will not occur again. In corrective action, a problem has occurred and you try to make sure that this problem should not reoccur...
by Amit Singh
Tue Mar 10, 2015 4:02 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: project scope
Replies: 5
Views: 865

Re: project scope

Agreed - Has to be D, all change has to pass through integrated change control.

Any change needs to be analyzed first against the constraints and decision needs to be taken by CCB accordingly based on the options.
by Amit Singh
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:57 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: WPI vs WPD
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Re: WPI vs WPD

Hi, Its Work Performance Information. Work Performance Data are the raw observation and measurements ( e.g start and finish dates, actual cost,actual duration etc.) Work Performance information are data collected from various controlling processes ( e.g status of deliverable, forecasted estimates to...
by Amit Singh
Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:21 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMP Exam.
Replies: 5
Views: 1271

Cleared PMP Exam.

Hi all, i have cleared my PMP examination on 5th March, thanks iZenbridge, Saket and all the fellow members of the group for support. Preparation Strategy : 1.Read PMBOK 2 times. 2.Once comfortable with PMBOK, Studied Rita 2 times in detail. 3.Make good use of the time and ensure that you attempt at...
by Amit Singh
Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: cost budget vs project budget
Replies: 2
Views: 577

Re: cost budget vs project budget

To my understanding both are same :

Cost Baseline ( i.e Project Cost + Contingency Reserves ) + Management Reserves
by Amit Singh
Sat Feb 21, 2015 5:51 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: One more question
Replies: 5
Views: 819

Re: One more question

Hi, Tricky one, i might be wrong but below are my thoughts : a. Refuse to work on the presentation unless you are listed as a coauthor :Refusing straight away might violate code of conduct and generate conflict. b. Do the work as you were told by your manager : Seems to be only option. c. Present yo...
by Amit Singh
Sat Feb 21, 2015 5:29 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: confusing question
Replies: 1
Views: 487

Re: confusing question

Hi, Regarding A & D i agree with you, now coming back to B & C these are my thoughts, Let us analyse both in real life situation : B : The scenario describes the future situation which i think does not hold valid in the situation the question describes. The poor guy has just joined and shari...
by Amit Singh
Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:46 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Lead n Lag
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: Lead n Lag

Hi Dipti,

Lead and Lag is applied while Sequence Activities, its T&T of sequence Activities.
by Amit Singh
Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:44 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: work package and deliverable
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: work package and deliverable

Hi Mohammed, To put it in a simple way, A work package is defined as the effort required to produce a deliverable within a project, this effort may be a single task or it could be several related tasks & each work package typically has someone assigned to. A deliverable is a product or service t...
by Amit Singh
Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Framework and PM Processes
Replies: 8
Views: 1212

Re: Framework and PM Processes

Rita Mulchay's PMFastrack.
by Amit Singh
Wed Dec 24, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Framework and PM Processes
Replies: 8
Views: 1212

Framework and PM Processes

Hi Team - Came through below question : You signed an agreement with your client that the integration plan and other documents they provided would remain confidential. you needed these documents to complete the project. Another company contacts you because you are an expert in the field. They ask yo...
by Amit Singh
Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:22 am
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Oliver 75 - 36th Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: cost of quality

Hi Pallavi,

Maintenance cost is not regarded as an element of cost of quality, COQ consists of External Failure Cost, Internal Failure Cost, Appraisal Cost & Prevention Cost.

Hope this address your question.
by Amit Singh
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Corrective / Preventive question - Scorodo Lite14
Replies: 2
Views: 598

Re: Corrective / Preventive question - Scorodo Lite14

Hi Neeraj, Since the Issue has already Occurred, it would be an corrective action as Corrective Action is a future response to the defect repair process or the correction, so that the cause of error or non-conformity will not occur again. In corrective action, a problem has occurred and you try to m...
by Amit Singh
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: M&C Project Work
Replies: 6
Views: 881

Re: M&C Project Work

Thanks Ranjit...appreciate it.
by Amit Singh
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: M&C Project Work
Replies: 6
Views: 881

Re: M&C Project Work

Hi Ranjit - Thanks for the reply, but the question says that the changes shall come in future ( The project work is underway when you discover the client is going to make a major change.) i.e for now the information is not formally communicated to PM at this point of time, thus my understanding was,...
by Amit Singh
Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:16 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: M&C Project Work
Replies: 6
Views: 881

M&C Project Work

Dear Team - Have confusion on the below question : Question : Your are the seller in a software development project. The project work is underway when you discover the client is going to make a major change. This chance will dramatically alter the software requirements. What is the best thing to do ...
by Amit Singh
Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Integrated Change Control
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Integrated Change Control

Hello Team - is my understanding correct ? 1. Stakeholder ( apart from Sponsor ) comes with Verbal Change. 2. Ask him to have it first documented 3. If stakeholder ( apart from sponsor ) discuss the change with Sponsor first and take his initial buying to take up this change or not. 4. If the change...

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