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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! […]

Negotiating and the PMI Code of Ethics

March 15, 2010 by


The very succinct first mandatory Respect standard in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct ( is “3.3.1 We negotiate in good faith.” When we negotiate in good faith, we negotiate with good and honest intentions or beliefs. It surprises me that this standard is categorized as a Respect standard rather […]

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 […]

Professional Ethics for Project Managers

September 2, 2009 by


Members of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and those who simply hold a certification from PMI have agreed to follow the profession’s code of ethics. For those seeking their Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, ethics questions will be a significant section of their exam. The ethics code has four values at its foundation that were […]