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As you may already know, the PMP exam includes 200 questions: 175 scored questions and 25 pre-test and un-scored questions. Here’s how the exam questions are distributed by process group:
|Domains||Percentage of Items/Domain|
|Monitoring and Controlling||25%|
Project Management is one significant underestimated area that often goes unnoticed across many industries. Many companies introduce it as a process for compliance purposes only. It is also primarily introduced to make the “company” look good and attractive to investors – nothing more and nothing less. Few companies, however, adopt standard methodologies as they take on contracts. Here are the top five project management pitfalls an organization should consider as they deliver projects:
Thailand government plans to speed up the implementation of eight projects under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program. The projects are worth upwards of 347 billion Thai baht and the plan is to shorten the overall duration of the projects from twenty-two months to nine months only. The projects include:
- MRTA Pink Line
- MRTA Yellow Line
- MRTA Blue Line (Bang Sue-Tha Phra)
- Bang Pa-in-Nakhon Ratchasima motorway
- Bang Yai-Kanchanaburi motorway
- Garbage Disposal Plant in Nonthaburi
- Garbage Facilities in Nahkon Ratchasima
- Marine Commerce Center
Project Managers in Thailand are beginning to recognize the value of obtaining a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. If you are a Project Manager, Project Coordinator, or engineer and are considering to earn your PMP certification, here are Top Five Reasons to Be PMP Certified.
1. Get a world-renowned Project Management Organization to endorse your Skills and experience
PMI (Project Management Institute) is a renowned non-profit organization established more than 40 years ago, which focuses on the publication of project management standards including the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) – a leading standard dealing with Project Management. Getting a PMP certification through PMI and having them endorse you as a successful Project Manager with more than 3 years experience adds a significant weight to your professional profile.
Many companies in Thailand are looking to improve the skills of their project managers, engineers, and coordinators. They have slowly come to realize that the project management area includes management skills that are not easily acquired through a University program. Project Management is a managerial discipline that is best practiced and mastered through experience and by managing or delivering projects.
Let me first begin by defining the concept of ‘projects’ and differentiate that from regular company operations. I will then discuss differences between projects, programs, and portfolios and finally introduce the concept of the Project Management Framework. [Read more…]