The Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)

The Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)

A Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM), also known as RACI matrix or Linear Responsibility Chart (LRC), describes the participation by various roles in completing tasks or deliverables for a project or business process. It is especially useful in clarifying roles...

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

A work breakdown structure (WBS) in project management and systems engineering, is a tool used to define and group a project’s discrete work packages in a way that helps organize and define the total work scope of the project. A work breakdown structure element...

How To Use The Tornado Diagram

Here’s another great tip from Cornelius Fichtner, host of the PM Prepcast. One of the more obscure terms that you need to know for the PMP Exam is the “Tornado Diagram”. Basically, the tornado diagram is a typical display format of the sensitivity...

Schedule your PMP Exam early

One of the more important steps in preparing for the PMP exam is to schedule you exam date as soon as you meet all the eligibility requirements. This will give you a specific date toward which you can work. Now you have deadline – a big red “X” on...

Consider waiting if you fail your PMP Exam twice

Recently I asked Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, host of the PM Prepcast, what would be the best strategy should you fail the PMP exam a second time. Cesar, OK, I really hope that you will NEVER have to make use of this PMP Exam tip: If you fail your PMP Exam twice, then...