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Lessons Learned is most useful when you are preparing to write your certification, whether it is PMP, PgMP or CAPM. Surprisingly the top most read is a PgMP exam LL, probably because there are very limited PgMP LL archived.
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Should you earn a certification? If so, which one first? Which one is best after that?
These are all valid questions!
Many report that so many people have the PMP certification that it’s not a big thing to have it…but is if you DON’T!
What’s the reality out there, and how can […]
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If you’re in IT and interested in PM certification, it’s important to understand the value of the certification – real and perceived.
CIO Magazine, also known as CIO.com, perfomred research on the value of PM certification, including conducting interviews of a number of important sources. Here are their sources:
Certified IT project […]
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List of Cornelius Ficthner articles
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A collection of the John P Reiling articles on Project Management, Certifications and various topics related to Project Management
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“I’m a senior software engineer with 9.5 years of experience…”
Could this be you?
“…Lead software engineer, SCRUM Master and other leadership roles, but my primary skills are technical.” What’s the next step to move ahead?
“Should I move toward more management or more technical…?”
You may want to look for opportunities […]
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75% of organizations rank leadership skills as the most important for successful navigation of complexity in projects, according to the PMI’s “Pulse of the Profession In-Depth Report: Navigating Complexity”.
Indeed, leadership skills are important. So what can you do about it?
First, you need to understand that leadership skills are, by and […]
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The Project Management Institute (PMI) will implement some changes to the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program this December. These requirements set the rules for how you earn PDUs. What are the changes, why is the PMI making them, and what impact will this have on you?
This is Part 1 of 3, […]
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You can study methodologies until you are blue in the face! However, nothing will change unless you have the right mindset!
So it goes with Agile…
Agility is the ability to shift almost seemlessly…to be less dogmatic and more pliable…to be highly flexible – and very focused on results.
And yet many […]
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The ability to learn effectively is one of the biggest skills you can have to move your career forward.
Being a good learner means that employers and clients will have faith that you can get up to speed qucily, even when you have nto done something before. This, in turn, provides you […]
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Some things can propel your career forward…and certain things that can hold it back! This post is about what holds you back – and what you can do about it – as it is a universal truth that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
To see how this […]
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Why would you earn the Six Sigma Green Belt certification, whether you are a certified PM or not? This post highlights some key considerations that can help you decide for yourself. Here are five things to consider – comparing Six Sigma to project management, whether you are PM-certified or not:
Project Management […]