Total Float vs Free Float: Formulas & Calculations For Critical Path Method

free float and total float

I have written this article to explain the difference between Total Float and Free Float in Critical Path Method (CPM). You will find a complete in-depth explanation of different types of floats in project management this article, which includes free & total float formulas for doing CPM calculations and definitions, meaning, & example of floats. … Read more Total Float vs Free Float: Formulas & Calculations For Critical Path Method

The Ultimate Guide To PMI PMP Audit Process To Avoid Failure

pmi pmp audit process

In this post, I have described the complete details of PMP audit process. After reading this post you will find answers to frequently asked questions on the audit process like can you avoid PMI audit, at what stag is exam application audited, what percentage of applications are audited, what documents are required for verifying education … Read more The Ultimate Guide To PMI PMP Audit Process To Avoid Failure

Change in PMP Exam

In December 2010 PMI announced that there will be changes to PMP exam after August 30. PMI did not provide much information but they proclaimed “…approximately 30 percent of the PMP exam will change.” “…the Professional and Social Responsibility content area (Domain 6) will now be tested in every domain rather than as a separate … Read more Change in PMP Exam

Musings of a newly anointed PMP…

PMP Experience

I conduct regular PMP preparation and other PM trainings. It gives me joy and a sense of fulfillment to share my knowledge and experience with others. And sometimes it is more than fulfilling; when someone has profitably utilizes my teachings.Recently one such instance happened. A PMP aspirant who attended one of my trainings successfully passed … Read more Musings of a newly anointed PMP…

Hiring a Project Manager

Project Management is all about taking right decisions. Let us start by hiring a good experienced PM. So how do you hire an experienced Project Manager? Look for sound education Look for PMP or equivalent certification Look for experience with large companies Look for relevant domain experience Look at the quantum of projects managed by … Read more Hiring a Project Manager

Work Breakdown Structure in Project Management With Examples

You might be looking to understand what Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is and why is it important in project management. Work Breakdown Structure is deliverable oriented hierarchical decomposition of total scope of work. WBS is a fabulous tool delineate and represent total scope – project as well as product scope. It is useful for estimating, … Read more Work Breakdown Structure in Project Management With Examples

5 Steps That Define PMBOK Guide’s Project Risk Management Process

Project Risk Management

What is PMBOK Guide’s Project Risk Management Process? Nothing | Zilch | Nada | Zero That’s impossible! PMBOK Guide contains globally recognized Standard for Project Management. Surely the Guide would define a Project Risk Management Process. Let me state something that belies common wisdom. PMBOK Guide does not define a Project Risk Management Process. Before … Read more 5 Steps That Define PMBOK Guide’s Project Risk Management Process

“Change” is Not Evil!

10 Steps For Effective Change Management Benjamin Disraeli would have made a great Project Manager. He was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian and a Conservative statesman. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister. A famous quote is attributed to him Change is inevitable, change is constant. Benjamin Disraeli This is very … Read more “Change” is Not Evil!

Importance of PMP for career

WSJ (Wall Street Journal) has done a story on the importance of project management certification for today’s jobs.  Exam Time: More Firms Are Requiring Test-Taking . An excerpt Companies say the certifications are proof that their current or prospective employees meet an industry-wide standard. And, some companies say a growing number of their clients insist … Read more Importance of PMP for career