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Frequently Asked Questions

This page lists a selection of frequently asked questions and answers.

What is Project Smart?

Project Smart launched in 2000 as a way to offer easy access to information about the project management profession and has grown from there.

The philosophy of the website is to provide free high-quality, ethical content in an accessible form while encouraging an open discussion.

What's so smart about Project Smart?

Unlike many other project management websites, we don't publish everything we can find on the subject. We quality check all articles and only publish them if they provide a useful insight into the project management profession.

You won't find any advertisements thinly disguised as articles to waste your time.

Can I republish content from the site?

No, copyright law protects the material on this website. You may not sell or published the material in any form without written permission from the content owner.

You may read, print and download it for private use. Use for dissertations and essays does not need specific permission, as long as you use suitable copyright and website source.

In general, teachers, trainers and lecturers may use or adapt content for educational purposes. Please show the relevant copyright and website source.

Why is spelling on the site different from American English?

British English is used throughout the website. Often British English spellings differ from American English.

For more information about the differences between British English and American English spelling visit Oxford International English Schools website.

Where can I apply for my Project Management Professional (PMP) exam?

The Project Management Institute certifies project managers who lead and direct project teams as professionals, or PMPs. Find more information about getting certified on their website www.pmi.org.

Where can I find more help?

Try our project management forum where you can ask questions, get advice from other people and share your experience. You will need to register before you can post a message. Moderators oversee the forums to prevent posting of spam and undesirable content. For more information, visit our forum help page.