Controlling Project Stakeholders

By Brenda Fay

Can we? Probably not. As PMI says in its latest edition of the PMBOK: “Because project managers rarely, if ever, have the ability to control stakeholders, Control Stakeholder Engagement was renamed to Monitor Stakeholder Engagement.” … Read more

Want to Write Your PMP Exam Before the Test Changes?

By Brenda Fay

The sixth edition of the PMBOK is now out. This means the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam will change soon. The Project Management Institute (PMI) has said that will happen in the first quarter of … Read more

What is the PMBOK?

By Brenda Fay

The articles I write have to do with project management. The document upon which I base much of my viewpoint is the Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge, or PMBOK (pim-bok) for short. This … Read more

Do I need to take a PMP preparation course to get my PMP certification?

By Brenda Fay

One of the requirements for the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is that you must accumulate 35 contact hours of education in project management. Some people read this to mean 35 hours taking a PMP … Read more