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According to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) a project is “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result”. Being that each project is unique it is important to also understand that an organization’s project management processes will likely need to be tailored […]
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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 […]
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How often do you get a chance to accomplish two things at the same time – or as the saying goes, “kill two birds with one stone”? […]
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As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, the last thing you want to happen is to have your certification suspended. This happens if you do not earn the required 60 Professional Development Units (PDUs) within your three-year recertification cycle. Often, once the stress of taking and passing […]
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In our current series of PDU Tips we are exploring the many ways you can earn PDUs. Today we look at how your day job can contribute to your PDU total.
If you are a project manager this is probably the easiest way to earn free PDUs. You can get […]
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As the holder of a Project Management Institute (PMI) credential (except CAPM) you are required to earn a specified number of Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain that credential. PMI has developed six categories of PDUs in which one can obtain credits. In this series of PDU Tips we review all six […]
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As a holder of many Project Management Institute (PMI) credential you are required to earn a specified number ofProfessional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain that credential. The number of PDUs to be completed for each three year cycle is dependent upon the type of certification held. Each PDU is equivalent […]
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If you are a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, then you know that the acronym PDU stands for Professional Development Unit. Every PMP needs to earn 60 PDUs every 3 years in order to keep his or her certification. Why? The idea behind PDUs is simple: the Project Management Institute […]
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YOU MAY BE CONSIDERING THE POSSIBILITY OF EARNING A CERTIFICATION THIS YEAR…
This is a good thing, and can only help you…and will surely not hurt you (did a little hard work ever hurt anyone?)!
We can provide a gift designed to help you (just request one of our free courses at […]
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The enclosed summary and attached one-page “printer-friendly” guide reflect the changes to the recertification program(s) implemented by PMI on March 1, 2011.
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Is the PMP certification enough? Maybe…and maybe not! …a better question would be:
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Do you work in the Information Technology field (IT), or are you in any way concerned about the success or failure of IT projects in your organization?
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Congratulations! You have earned your PMP certification, and it feels great to have that behind you. It is certainly a milestone, and an accomplishment worth celebrating. But after a short time, the question often becomes “What’s next?” (updated march 17, 2014 with additional comments from the author)
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Unlike the PMP, which is mainly concerned with proper planning and making the least changes to ongoing projects, the PgMP philosophy requires senior managers to be flexible and adaptable, as they seek business opportunities in ever-changing market environments. In our training center, there have been quite a few […]
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Dear PMHub colleagues;
Happy to inform that I took and passed the PgMP exam yesterday…. Thank God!
The experience was very similar to other posts in the Hub. It is definitively a ‘gruelingly subjective’ exam in which not only you have to know the program PMI terminology/theory but also substantial experience handling […]
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Friends, I have not posted on this forum before but regularly visited to get guidance on PgMP exam prep. Happy to report I passed the test yesterday which I must admit was a relief not knowing if I was adequately prepared.
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I have read the following materials or at least reviewed them enough to give my honest and non-bias feedback to others going through the dilemma I went through while preparing for my PgMP Exam. I think I really over spent on study materials. NOTE: I have NOT passed the PgMP exam at […]