Friday, June 22, 2018    
Student:
Student: Xavier Ayrault, PMP, CSM, ITILF


"Ahmed was a great mentor during my professional development as a certified project manager. His deep expertise of the profession and his positive and aspiring personality helped me make the right choices at the right time during my journey to the PMP certification. He understood my strengths and weaknesses and guided me through the optimal learning path. Because of his experience, he was able to make complex PMI concept easy to grasp by providing meaningful examples. Combined with his hands-on approach, this made for the perfect learning environment for me. He never hesitated to activate his network to provide the best solutions possible. I always felt that Ahmed deeply cared about my success."

 
Selected Instructor

The student selected Ahmed Zouhair as his instructor 
 
Program Overview
Start date: Nov. 1, 2017
End date: Dec 22, 2017

How were the sessions conducted? In person and virtually

 
Student Learning Objectives

    • Validate my professional experience by succesfully achieving the PMI PMP Certification
    • Improve my knowledge of project management best practices
    • Prepare for a career as a technical project manager

 
Student Learning Log
Date Learning log/Activity Notes
11/1/2017 Project Management Fundamental class - day 1
11/2/2017 Project Management Fundamental class - day 2 Study "Alpha project managers" by Andy Crowe
11/13/2017 PMP bootcamp - day 1 Study the Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, and Project Schedule Management Knowledge Areas
11/14/2017 PMP bootcamp - day 2 Study the Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, and Project Ressource Management Knowledge Areas
11/15/2017 PMP bootcamp - day 3 Study the Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management, and Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Areas
11/16/2017 PMP bootcamp - day 4 4h PMP practice test
11/20/2017 Prepare the "cheat sheet" for the exam
11/22/2017 Read the first chapter of the PMBOK
11/24/2017 Read the second chapter of the PMBOK
11/26/2017 Read the third chapter of the PMBOK
12/2/2017 Submit PMP exam application Application selected for PMI audit process
12/4/2017 Project Integration Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
Send the PMI audit documents to my managers to sign
12/5/2017 Project Scope Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/6/2017 Project Schedule Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/7/2017 Project Cost Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/8/2017 Project Quality Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
Took a 1h PMP practice test
12/9/2017 Project Ressource Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/11/2017 Project Communications Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/12/2017 Project Risk Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
Send PMI audit documents
12/13/2017 Project Procurement Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/14/2017 Project Stakeholder Management study Read PMBOK chapter - read "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try" chapter - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/15/2017 Took a 4h PMP practice test Determine the areas that need more work
12/16/2017 Review the first 3 knowledge areas Studied identified areas of weakness - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
12/18/2017 Review the knowledge areas 4 to 6 Studied identified areas of weakness - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
Took a 1h PMP practice test
12/19/2017 Review the knowledge areas 7 to 10 Studied identified areas of weakness - Elligible to take the PMP certification examination - answer practice questions - memorize the cheat sheet - listen to Andy Crowe CD's chapter
Took a 2h PMP practice test
12/20/2017 Read the glossary from "The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try"
12/21/2017 Take and pass the PMP certification
 
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