The Eight Steps for PMP® Exam Preparation

I strongly recommend the following eight-step process for passing the PMP® exam.


Step 1 PMI Membership and Benefits

  • Reconfirm the need to become a PMP®.
  • If yes, become a PMI member by simple online enrollment at
  • PMI membership is not mandatory for PMP® certification, but recommended. Members get a CD-ROM of the PMBOK’s latest version plus a monthly magazine, PM Network, a quarterly research journal and monthly news letter (subscription for a year), and discounts on PMI books. Membership is annual (US$129 for the initial membership and US$119 for renewals).
  • Keep the e-receipt of the membership ...

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