Tips, Tricks and Other Resources

How to Pass Your PMP in 30 days.

Decent article by .  Dated March of 2016.  Offers some helpful hints to passing the PMP exam.

Lessons learned when studying for the PMP

A summary of the top 100 posts according to this author, of lessons learned when studying for the PMP.

Microsoft Project

Step by Step Fundamentals – 2013

Slide show used during an MS Project class.

Task Types – Why Do We Care??

There is much confusion surrounding the different task types available in MS Project and how to use them.  I have attempted to break the concept down and explain the why’s and when.

MS Project 30-day FREE Trial

MPUG (Microsoft Project Users Group) has put together a resource page that includes links to MS Project trial downloads.  Try before you buy!


Students often ask me for more practice after covering the basics.  Here is a some short exercises utilizing MS Project to create a plan, assign resources, set a baseline and use the reporting tool. (Note: this was created with MS Project 2013 in mind, however, it will work with any version, just adapt as necessary)

Microsoft Excel

VLookup Tutorial*

Pivot Table Tutorial*

*A program of Goodwill Community Foundation® and Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC Inc.® (GIENC®), all® educational content is designed and produced in the GCF Global Learning® building in downtown Raleigh, NC.

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