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About Amit Patel

Amit Patel is the founder and chief writer for Crush the PM Exam. A lifelong student, Patel's desire for career growth led him to research the many different certifications and career opportunities in the world of project management. Armed with this knowledge, Patel's new passion is for sharing what he's learned with his fellow students so they can achieve their dream careers.

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Popular Project Management Interview Questions & Answers

Read about the top most asked Project Management job interview questions and how to best answer them to land your dream job!

CAPM vs PMP: Which Certification is Better?

Deciding which project management certification works best for your career can be a difficult choice. Learn about the Differences between the CAPM and PMP certifications including costs, requirements, and difficulty.

What is Project Management?

The role of a project manager in business is an important one. However, many people do not understand what the role entails. Typically, a project manager will have specific skills in an industry and have a vast knowledge of many aspects of that business. A project manager role can seem a little unclear if you don’t know what the person in that role does, however, anyone with a great skillset and some heavy knowledge in their field can become a project manager.

Lean Sigma Corporation Green Belt Course Review

When it comes to Lean Six Sigma, don’t let its name deceive you: it is a very complicated and intricate form of project management methodology. While its name may initially suggest the idea of a ‘diet Six Sigma,’ Lean Six Sigma is actually a combination of different project management frameworks that work together in order to improve project performance while reducing waste.

PM Master Prep Review

PM Master Prep offers a unique and refreshing take on project management training ideal for anyone pursuing PMP or CAPM certification. Not convinced? Take a look at the section below to learn about this company and their core philosophy!

Lean Sigma Corporation Black Belt Course Review

When it comes to Lean Six Sigma, don’t let its name deceive you: it is a very complicated and intricate form of project management methodology. While its name may initially suggest the idea of a ‘diet Six Sigma,’ Lean Six Sigma is actually a combination of different project management frameworks that work together in order to improve project performance while reducing waste.

PMP Exam Study Plan: 7 Steps For Success

If you have chosen the path of becoming a Project Management Professional, you need to understand the concepts tested on the PMP Exam and have a solid study strategy in order to earn your certification. The exam is quite in-depth and there is a lot to learn, and we’re here to help!

Best PMP Practice Exams

PMP practice exams are one of the best study tools to increase your test scores significantly. By attempting one or more practice tests under conditions that simulate the PMP exam, you will find out how much time it takes you to finish the exam and whether you have any weak areas that require additional study while you still have time to do something about it.

GreyCampus Six Sigma Review

GreyCampus brings students organized, instructor-led live and on-demand PMP prep courses at a reasonable cost and an entire year of access to online study materials. The PM Toolkit, proven training by course experts, and availability in more than 50 locations around the world make GreyCampus stand out from the competition.

PM PrepCast Review

Cornelius Fichtner’s PM PrepCast course has helped more than ten thousand students pass the PMP exam and is one of the most popular prep choices for the test. This course stands out for its range of content options, strong foundation, variety of videos, and the PMP exam simulator.

Brain Sensei Review

Brain Sensei offers a unique way to prepare for the Project Management Professional exam. Its mission is to provide simple and innovative ways to help you achieve your learning goals through the use of storytelling.

PMTraining Review

PMTraining offers a variety of top-notch courses to prepare you for the PMP exam. As a recognized PMP training provider, PMTraining’s courses are approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI), and stand out from the competition thanks to their quality user support.

Becker PMP Review

Becker PMP Review offers several products for project management, accounting and healthcare professionals. Becker offers self-paced online course reviews and live workshops (in select cities) for the PMP and PMI-ACP exams.

Sybex PMP Exam Review

RATING: ★★★★ Sybex PMP Review offers an innovative and easy-to-use review course to pass the PMP exam. With materials created and approved by industry leaders, you have access to a customizable course that features tried and true methods to pass your test.

Simplilearn PMP Review

Simplilearn is one of the largest online certification and prep course providers in the field, offering 100+ different courses and classes in more than 150 countries around the world. Their PMP preparatory course consistently ranks as one of the most popular options, with thousands of students enrolling each month.

BrainBOK Review

BrainBOK offers flexible PMP and CAPM exam study materials at an affordable price and is a great option for students who don’t want to break the bank while studying for their project management exams.

PMstudy Review

PMstudy’s wide variety of learning options include a choice of online and in-class courses that allow students to choose a prep option that fits their time, budget, and personal preferences.

Pyzdek Six Sigma Review

RATING: ★★★★ The Pyzdek Institute is one of the early pioneers in Six Sigma training in the United States. The name Pyzdek is almost synonymous with Six Sigma. They often work with companies of employees to certify candidates through actual projects.

Why Conflict is Essential to Good Project Management

I know what you’re probably thinking—how can conflict ever be good? Of course there are plenty of problems that come up when people or ideas clash that can impact productivity and workplace satisfaction. But, almost every consequence can be avoided if the conflict is handled correctly. In fact, if dealt with properly, conflict can be incredibly effective for team cohesion.

PMP Certification Requirements

Earning the PMP certification means you must qualify for the requirements in addition to studying for and passing the PMP exam. Although the PMP is not the right certification for every project manager, the following information will help you determine if it’s in your best interest to get certified in this field.