Advantages of taking PMP examination under new 6th edition of PMBOK

by Pooja Chauhan Freelance Professional
As we are already aware of the fact that PMP certification

is quite important for both organizations and employees.PMP training will directly result in increasing the business value in the competitive world and also helps in enhancing the market value of the certified professional. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge is a great source or tool which supports the PMP aspirants to crack the examination. It is the most important aspect for the professionals to earn their Project Management Professional credential. Whereas PMI keeps on updating and reviewing the PMBOK guide so to implement the new industry trends related to the project management.

Now with the latest 6th editions of PMBOK, We have compiled a list of advantages of the new edition for the PMP aspirants to clear their certification:

1. Better Understandable Concepts-

The 6th editions of PMBOK have more clear concepts as the total number of processes has been increased to 49 from 47 in the earlier edition which helps the aspirants to clear all their doubts. Even there is a whole new section on the role of project manager is also introduced in the edition which helps the aspirants to learn more about the role of a project manager.

2. Updated according to the trends-

The 6th edition of PMBOK has upgraded with all the new and emerging industry trends on project management techniques which helps all the aspirants to get the updated knowledge on the subjects. Such as the guide has updated with the new information on project lifecycle and development lifecycle, project phases, and phase gates and further new business cases and benefits of management plan have also been introduced.

3. Detailed explanation-

In the 6th edition of PMBOK, there have been four new sections added at the beginning of every knowledge area. The sections include Key Concepts, Trends, Emerging Practices, Tailoring Considerations, Considerations for Agile/Adaptive Environments which helps aspirants to get a better picture on the areas in detail with the key elements of the topic.

4. Addition of Agile framework-

In this latest PMBOK edition, a new framework on the knowledgeable areas has been added by the PMI that is an agile framework which is totally a new concept in PMP. It is introduced with an aim to provide the better understanding to the projects managers as well as the PMP aspirants regarding the agile practices, techniques, methods, tools and approaches so that to deliver the better and enhanced results.

5. Change in the guide structure-

Earlier the guide was divided into 4 structures which have been reduced to three now in the new editions detailing or clarifying all the concepts related to the knowledge areas for the learners.

6. Renamed the knowledge areas-

In this new edition, the institute has renamed the few of the knowledge areas according to the industry trends so to provide a better understanding of the processes and common areas to the aspirants. The changes include but not limited to following:

• Project Time Management is renamed to Project Schedule Management

• Project Human Resource Management is renamed to Project Resource Management

Therefore with all the above major changes in the 6th edition of PMBOK, it becomes approachable and user-friendly for the aspirants. If you are undergoing the PMP training in Bangalore will definitely be useful.

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About Pooja Chauhan Committed   Freelance Professional

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