The 5th edition is scheduled for publication at the beginning of 2013. It is not clear when this PMBOK will be effective for the CAPM, PMP and PgMP Exam. However it is safe to say that by summer of 2013, those exams will all be based on the PMBOK 5th edition.
Here are some of the articles that are useful for you to read:
The New PMBOK – when will the exam changed? What is the difference between PMBOK 5 and PMBOK 4?
Daniel de Souza Medina: PMBOK® 5th Edition draft will be available very soon
It’s time to change! Following the practice to revise PMBOK® every four years (1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008), 2012 is the year to revise the 5th edition of the most important guide in project management. In fact, PMI is preparing three foundational standards for publication on 1 January 2013:
DEREK HUETHER: What’s in PMBOK 5?
Though I know people are hard at work, deciding what will go into the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th edition, I can’t help but add my 2 cents.
Andy Crowe: Thoughts on The 5th Edition PMBOK Guide Exposure Draft:
The 5th Edition PMBOK Guide has hit the streets, and for a few of us, this is actually an exciting event. I spent some time with it this weekend, and I have some initial thoughts about the direction it has taken and the implied changes. An in-depth analysis would take many, many pages, so I’ll try to hit the highlights here.
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