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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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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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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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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 […]
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If you work in IT Project Management, this information will be of most interest to you. In fact, you may be familiar with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), which provides a library of processes for managing […]
Like “soft skills”, management skills are best learned over time. But depending upon where you are in your career, you will need to place different emphasis on developing your hard versus soft skills. […]
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Want to know more on PM Certifications and how to fulfill your PDU? Cornelius will explain these topics to you through his writings; Cornelius is the author and founder of PM Prepcast and other podcast that guide thousands of PMP aspirants for certifications. (some are listed at […]
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If you have your PMP or are preparing now, you know that “Project Procurement Management” is a distinct PMBOK Guide Knowledge Area. “Outsourcing” is simply a distinct and uniquely challenging subset of Procurement. IT outsourcing has blossomed with the internet over the past 10-15 years and continues to evolve.
There have been, […]
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Many PMPs consider earning their PDUs to be a challenge. But it doesn’t really have to be! In fact, earning your PDUs does not even have to take you any more time that you might spend if you did not even have the requirement!
The idea is to earn your PDUs though […]
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The purpose of this article is to give a detailed explanation of the changes made to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-Fourth Edition to create the PMBOK® Guide-Fifth Edition.
(NOTE: short Video version of this article is at the bottom of this web page)
PMBOK5 1.1 Project […]
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The PMBOK Guide outlines Knowledge Areas, and you don’t need to look far to find reference to project financial management sprinked throoughout these Knowledge Areas. Financial management is at the core of justifying project and controlling project performance. Project financial considerations come into play as soon as a project is identified and […]
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Some professionals estimate that by the end of this year, as many as 80% of applicatilon development projects will be executed using Agile methods. The Project Management Institute (PMI) has a new and very popular Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) certification.