General Project Management Skills

Famous Project Managers – What we can learn

By | December 25th, 2018|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management|

Before anyone invented the name “project manager”, in fact, before anyone had invented the English language, there were people in the role of project manager who oversaw projects we can now see as legendary. Looking back in time can be difficult. Some of these project managers were recent, but the earliest dates back over 4,000 years. [...]

Slowing down to learn the PMP® exam

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

Slowing down to study the PMP exam is the best way to learn more and pass the exam. Take your time and have a great plan.

Failed the PMP® Exam? – What to do now

By | December 18th, 2018|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Professional Development Unit (PDU), Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Failing the PMP exam is frustrating, but there are lots of reasons to take it again. Need some encouragement? Here it is.

Top 3 Ways Project Managers Encourage Collaboration

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

Successful project managers embody many similar character traits. Whether you are managing an oil rig, hospital, or software product, you will see that successful project managers have one character trait that stands out among other traits: collaboration. Why Project Management Is All About Collaboration Before we discuss the ways project managers encourage collaboration between their team [...]

PMP® Certification – 9 Reasons to Get Certified

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Professional Development Unit (PDU), Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Project management is a nearly universal career regardless of the industry. Every business, from the smallest to the largest, will have a project working at some point. Many of those projects require a project manager and the best Project Manager have PMP Certification. As with many careers, there are those who are simply doing the job [...]

6 of the Most Common Project Management Interview Questions and Answers

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

Job interviews can be scary. Even the most seasoned professionals can blow job opportunities if they don’t prepare. So, where do you start? You may have already researched the company online or reached out to your network for advice. These are two great methods of learning about the company culture and expectations in your potential role. [...]

Project Risk Management Process, Tools & Templates

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

The role of a project manager can be a difficult one. Ensuring your project is meeting crucial benchmarks, keeping resource expenditures under budget, and juggling personnel difficulties is all part of the job. But when it comes to project management, few skills are as important as risk management. In order to be successful in your position, [...]

6 Reasons to Take The PMP Certification (Backed by Research)

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

In 2008, the Project Management Institute (PMI), in conjunction with Anderson Economic Group (AEG), conducted and assessment of project management employment and industry, projecting the growth of need in project management professions. Since then - in 2012, and now in 2017 - they’ve conducted the assessment again, and not only has project management job need met [...]

12 Skills for Effective Project Management

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

What goes into the ideal project manager? What are their skills and character like? If you are a project manager, what skills should you be seeking to develop? It’s challenging to know because the subject can seem so broad. So confusing at times. It’s tough to know all that’s needed to manage projects effectively and skillfully. [...]

14 Project Management Methodologies to Consider for Your Next Project

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: General Project Management Skills|Tags: , , , |

Success in business ventures of any kind will involve some level of efficient project management. Whether constructing a building, software, or some marketable product, a necessary component of completing an intricate task is intricate planning. Thankfully, there is an abundance of options if you are looking to structure a project in the best way possible and [...]