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Certification Exam Feedback: PMP®, CBAP®, CISA®, CISM®, CISSP®, ITIL®, CSM®, Lean Six Sigma®

February 5, 2011 by


Certification exams for management and information technology have become a necessity for finding a job, advancing a career and validating knowledge.  Certification does not measure intelligence, work habits, team work and a myriad of additional competencies and talent needed to succeed. Sometimes they’re a necessary evil.  Other times they bring a tremendous sense of fulfillment! […]

PMI’s Ethics Complaints Process

March 24, 2010 by


In an earlier posting (Understanding Ethics Complaints Questions on the PMP Exam, February 8, 2010), we discussed our duty as members (or certification holders) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) to report ethics violations to PMI and when we are obligated to carry out this duty. Section 2.3.3 of the Code of Ethics ( states […]

Understanding Ethics Complaints Questions on the PMP Exam

February 8, 2010 by


As stated in the last posting, even though 9% of the PMP exam is based upon the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct it is often not given enough attention. A question I often hear about the Code of Ethics concerns when it is appropriate to report ethics violations to PMI. […]

Professional Responsibility on the PMP Exam

February 5, 2010 by


As project managers study for their PMP exam, they often read their PMBOK® repeatedly and memorize key aspects of it. However, too often people pay little or no attention to PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct upon which 9% of their exam questions will be based. This is unfortunate as the Code of Ethics […]

Exercise and Certification Exam Peformance

July 21, 2009 by


To help your understanding and mastery of over 500 core learning objects that we're sharing on the TAPUniversity Blog what I've been researching the last six months is the impact of physical, spiritual and mental performance on each other- the gate swings both ways and there's some solid, reliable research out there to back it up. Call it the body, spirit and mind game. My interest is twofold: from our work to help professionals achieve certification results as efficiently as possible and my passion for exercise - primarily in triathlons, marathons and quests to reach milestones in each.