PMP Study Plan
Its generally a good practice to make a study plan in MS project or similar software. List down the tasks needed and put dates against each task. If you miss completing a task on a given day you can easily adjust the dates.
Below is a sample pmp study plan. This is typical for a Project Manager having 3 to 10 years of Project management experience. You can use this sample to create a plan that best suits you.
The plan below assumes that you have completed the 35 hrs of PM training required for PMP exam
We do strongly recommend that you create a Study Plan. Do not worry about missing out on completion dates. Remember 97% people are achieve their goals, because they have put their goals in writing.
Week1: PM Framework , PM Context and PM process
Week 2: Integration and Scope Management
Week 3: Time Management
Week 4: Cost and Quality Management
Week 5: HR and Communications management
Week 6: Risk and Procurement Management
Week 7: Sample test and questions to find gaps.
Round 2 (Repeat)
Week 8: PM Framework , PM Context and PM process and Integration Management
Week 9: Scope and Time Management
Week 10: Cost , Quality and HR Management
Week 11: Communications, Risk and Procurement management
Week 12 : Take a simulation tests and see if you can score around 70% consistently
Week 13 : Relax and Take PMP Exam if you can score 70% in simulation test. If not continue taking the simulation tests till you feel confident.
You can adjust your plan depending on your pace.