Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Top five resources to help you prepare for your PMP certification

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential is the one of the most important industry-recognised certifications for project managers. Globally recognised and demanded, the PMP® certification demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

Nowadays, it can be hard to prepare for a certification of this magnitude, without having trusted sources of information. Here are our recommendations of five websites to help you prepare for getting your PMP.

Project Management Institute

PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for project management. Their professional resources, including publications, surveys, blog posts and webinars empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organizations’ success and further mature the profession.

Prepare for your PMP certification with the help of PMI’s Knowledge Centre.

Deep Fried Brain

Deep Fried Brain is a blog, providing useful project management exam preparation material. In its repertoire you’ll find book reviews, frequently asked questions, sample exam questions, tips, study notes and more.

Get over to the PMP section and start preparing!

How to Manage a Camel

How to Manage a Camel is all about promoting better group thinking and a way of bringing together lots of conflicting opinions around the subject of project management.” On this blog, you’ll find the latest news and tips about project management. Furthermore, you can also exchange project management recruitment ideas, attend webinars and participate in project management related Q&As.

Firebrand Learn

Firebrand Learn is a free platform for self-study, designed to help you to gain knowledge and prepare for world renowned certifications in the IT Training, Project Management and Security sector.

Learn provides you with everything you need to prepare for your PMP certification. Head over to Learn and start reading about Project Scope Management, Project Cost Management, Integration Management, Project Risk Management and more! 

About the Author:       
Sarah writes for Firebrand Training on a number of IT related topics. This includes exams, training, certification trends, project management, certification, careers advice and the industry itself. Sarah has 11 years of experience in the IT industry.