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Considering the PMI-SP Exam... What resources would you recommend?
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What resources would you use to prepare (i.e. books)? If you already have taken the exam, did you find the experience easier or more difficult than the PMP Exam?
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Hi, You can buy an online PMI-SP course. Udemy is starting a $10 sale from tomorrow - all courses will be available for $10. For more details you can look at - http://www.pmbypm.com/best-deals-project-management-pmp-courses/
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Thanks Praveen for the online PMI-SP resource. Have you tried this yourself?
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I have not taken the exam yet, but based on research here is the recommended and optional list of resources -

Recommended -

1. Practice Standard for Scheduling

https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Standard-S...7Q3KRJ8RPWA452D

2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

https://www.amazon.com/Guide-Project-Manag...7Q3KRJ8RPWA452D

3. Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management

https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Standard-P...t/dp/1930699476

4. Practice Standard for Project Estimating

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1935589121/ref=p...A4CXEWSN7YAXGCF


Optional -

1. PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Exam Preparation Courseware

https://www.amazon.com/Scheduling-Professi...keywords=pmi-sp

2. PMI-SP Self-Study Flash Cards

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Self-Study-F...keywords=pmi-sp

3. PMI-SP Exam Success Series: Bootcamp Manual

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...keywords=pmi-sp


4. PMI-SP Exam Success Series: Exam Simulation Booklet

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...keywords=pmi-sp

5. PMI- SP Exam Flashcard Book

https://www.amazon.com/PMI--SP-Exam-Flashc...i-sp#nav-subnav


6. PMI Scheduling Professional Certification (PMI-SP)

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-Scheduling-Prof...keywords=pmi-sp

7. PMI-SP Exam Success Series

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...25YM7J70R7QB77P
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2 replies by Demetrius Williams and Markus Klein, PMP
Aug 25, 2016 2:36 AM
Markus Klein, PMP
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Nice collection, Anupam!
Thanks for sharing!
Aug 25, 2016 4:10 PM
Demetrius Williams
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Thanks Anupam. This is an extensive list.
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Hello Demtrius,

here are some additional links that may be helpful:

http://www.mypmhome.com/pmi-scheduling-professional-pmi-sp/
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http://www.passionatepm.com/pmi-sp-credential-overview
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http://thepm-instructors.com/sp-exam-prep.html
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http://www.mosaicprojects.com.au/PDF/PMI-SP_Handbook.pdf
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http://www.mosaicprojects.com.au/Training-...One-on-One.html
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http://www.mosaicprojects.com.au/Free_PMI-SP_Questions.html
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http://www.inspirexcellence.com/study_aids.html
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http://www.ucertify.com/certifications/PMI...ofessional.html
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http://thepminstructor.blog.com/category/pmi-sp-exam/
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http://scheduleprofessionalexam.com/defaultunsecure.php?page=faq

Regards,

Markus
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1 reply by Demetrius Williams
Aug 25, 2016 4:11 PM
Demetrius Williams
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Thanks Markus. Your list is appreciated as well.
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Aug 24, 2016 8:27 AM
Replying to Anupam Ganguly
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I have not taken the exam yet, but based on research here is the recommended and optional list of resources -

Recommended -

1. Practice Standard for Scheduling

https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Standard-S...7Q3KRJ8RPWA452D

2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

https://www.amazon.com/Guide-Project-Manag...7Q3KRJ8RPWA452D

3. Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management

https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Standard-P...t/dp/1930699476

4. Practice Standard for Project Estimating

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1935589121/ref=p...A4CXEWSN7YAXGCF


Optional -

1. PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Exam Preparation Courseware

https://www.amazon.com/Scheduling-Professi...keywords=pmi-sp

2. PMI-SP Self-Study Flash Cards

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Self-Study-F...keywords=pmi-sp

3. PMI-SP Exam Success Series: Bootcamp Manual

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...keywords=pmi-sp


4. PMI-SP Exam Success Series: Exam Simulation Booklet

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...keywords=pmi-sp

5. PMI- SP Exam Flashcard Book

https://www.amazon.com/PMI--SP-Exam-Flashc...i-sp#nav-subnav


6. PMI Scheduling Professional Certification (PMI-SP)

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-Scheduling-Prof...keywords=pmi-sp

7. PMI-SP Exam Success Series

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...25YM7J70R7QB77P
Nice collection, Anupam!
Thanks for sharing!
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I did the PMI-SP. I only read the PMBOK and other recommended PMI documents - there wasn't near as much when I did it as there is now. Two weeks before the exam, I purchased mock exams.
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1 reply by Demetrius Williams
Aug 25, 2016 4:13 PM
Demetrius Williams
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Thanks Stéphane. My challenge is going to be limiting / focusing on just a few resources. But I am sure the mock exams will be key to passing PMI-SP exam.
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Aug 24, 2016 8:27 AM
Replying to Anupam Ganguly
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I have not taken the exam yet, but based on research here is the recommended and optional list of resources -

Recommended -

1. Practice Standard for Scheduling

https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Standard-S...7Q3KRJ8RPWA452D

2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

https://www.amazon.com/Guide-Project-Manag...7Q3KRJ8RPWA452D

3. Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management

https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Standard-P...t/dp/1930699476

4. Practice Standard for Project Estimating

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1935589121/ref=p...A4CXEWSN7YAXGCF


Optional -

1. PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) Exam Preparation Courseware

https://www.amazon.com/Scheduling-Professi...keywords=pmi-sp

2. PMI-SP Self-Study Flash Cards

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Self-Study-F...keywords=pmi-sp

3. PMI-SP Exam Success Series: Bootcamp Manual

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...keywords=pmi-sp


4. PMI-SP Exam Success Series: Exam Simulation Booklet

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...keywords=pmi-sp

5. PMI- SP Exam Flashcard Book

https://www.amazon.com/PMI--SP-Exam-Flashc...i-sp#nav-subnav


6. PMI Scheduling Professional Certification (PMI-SP)

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-Scheduling-Prof...keywords=pmi-sp

7. PMI-SP Exam Success Series

https://www.amazon.com/PMI-SP-Exam-Success...25YM7J70R7QB77P
Thanks Anupam. This is an extensive list.
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Thanks Markus. Your list is appreciated as well.
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Aug 25, 2016 11:21 AM
Replying to Stéphane Parent
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I did the PMI-SP. I only read the PMBOK and other recommended PMI documents - there wasn't near as much when I did it as there is now. Two weeks before the exam, I purchased mock exams.
Thanks Stéphane. My challenge is going to be limiting / focusing on just a few resources. But I am sure the mock exams will be key to passing PMI-SP exam.
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Hi,
When I took the exam, I only read Practice Standard for Scheduling but at that time I was working as a Senior Planner so the exam was not a big deal. I believe you can make it through it.
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1 reply by Demetrius Williams
Aug 31, 2016 11:10 PM
Demetrius Williams
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Thank Ahmed for the encouragement.
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