How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam


David Hollingsworth, MBA, PMP, CISSP, CSM, ITIL Expert

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Event Date
Event Location

Fair Lakes I, Lower Level Conference Center
12500 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA, 22033

Agenda and Cost:

11:30 am: Check in and Networking
12:00 pm: Presentation
12:45 pm: Q&A
1:00 pm: Meeting Concludes

Membership in PMI is not required and there is no charge for attending this event, but preregistration is encouraged.

About the Program

Are you dreading taking (or re-taking) the PMP exam?

· Do you have difficulty memorizing formulas?

· Would you like to add additional certifications to your resume?

The PMP exam is a valued certification and a requirement for many positions. The exam itself, however, can be challenging. Many people struggle with the exam, despite knowing the material. This session will help you understand the basics of learning the material for the PMP exam, memorization techniques, and ways to improve your chances of passing the exam on the first try. The techniques can be applied to any certification exam and will help you manage your time, focus your attention, and reduce test anxiety.

Key Takeaways:

· How to use multiple senses to learn

· Exam study resources

· Exam study techniques

· Common mistakes

Special Instructions: 

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PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

Hard Skills

Certifications Preparation

Instruction / guidance on preparing for PMI certifications


Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

About the Speaker

David Hollingsworth, MBA, PMP, CISSP, CSM, ITIL Expert

David is an experienced senior IT leader with over 20 years of demonstrated expertise in both the commercial and Federal sections. In additional to his IT background, David has significant experience in mentoring PMP exam candidates, specializing in working with students who have already made multiple exam attempts. David is an award-winning speaker, author, and coach, speaking on service excellence, goal setting, and overcoming obstacles.

David Hollingsworth

About the Fair Lakes Luncheons

PMIWDC's free monthly brown bag luncheons in Fair Lakes Virginia.

PMI Membership is not required, nor is preregistration. This forum provides local education, networking and the opportunity for certified program managers to earn continuing education credits (PDUs).

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