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Business #1 – The "Multiple Sources" strategy When preparing for the PMP exam, a favored and highly re.mended approach is to study project management from multiple perspectives. Usually that means identifying multiple sources of training, mixed into various possible .binations, such as: 1. classroom training, online training, and book 2. online training, podcast, and book 3. study group, classroom training, and book 4. others, depending upon your budget, time, and learning style The "multiple sources strategy" is a very logical and valid to approach to PMP exam prep. Personally, this is the approach I took a few years ago when I was preparing for the PMP exam. It enabled me to see the same material from several viewpoints, often clarifying in some lesser understood areas when I could see it from a different angle.I bought 2 books and went to a 2 day review class. Looking back upon it, I could have saved myself some time and felt a bit more .fortable if I had also included a full blown PMP exam simulation in the mix, but the approach I took still worked for me. # 2 The ".pare & Contrast" Strategy A different strategy is to study different approaches to the problem problem space or subject matter – in this case, how to manage projects effectively – and to learn more thoroughly and deeply by .paring and contrasting different approaches. This approach tends to heighten awareness in one’s mind, where noticing the distinctions between two approaches enables one to clearly focus on what each is really all about. Identifying the distinctions allows us the opportunity to articulate those differences and develop a deeper understanding of the material. As an example for PMP exam prep, this can be implemented in a counter-intuitive approach. Instead of getting more PMP exam training, as would be the case in the multiple sources strategy, the idea would be to seek out materials related to the project management space but that are not related specifically to the PMP. So, to .plement PMP exam prep materials those related to the PMBOK, or Project Management Institutes’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge materials for another approach, such as PRINCE2, a very popular in Europe, could be studied. The idea would be to start with one’s current knowledge, study the PMI’s PMBOK framework, and then .pare and contrast it with the more prescriptive PRINCE2 approach. This exercise surely deepens understanding of the PMBOK, not to mention PRINCE2! Using Both the ".pare and contrast" and "Alternative Sources" Approaches Both ".pare and contrast" and "Alternative Sources" approaches are valid, and both have their place. Both approaches can help one to pass the PMP exam, and both will help any professional to advance his or her career by being a more dynamic and insightful project manager. The prospect of using both approaches is .plementary and deepens understanding overall! About the Author: 相关的主题文章: