Project Management

PM and Sales – The Power Mix

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, Project Management|Tags: , , , , , , |

“Powin’s Technical Sales and Project Manager (TS-PM) position offers limitless growth opportunity as a seller and supporter of leading edge battery energy storage systems. The TS-PM is an integral team member with the responsibility to assess new market opportunities and support the advancement and completion of captured projects in coordination with various internal teams. The TS-PM [...]

Overcoming Techno-Fear in Project Management

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , , |

The only difference between fear and excitement is your attitude about it. Anyone who has ever seen a movie based on a Stephen King story knows techno-fear. From killer trucks in "Maximum Overdrive" to killer cell phones in "Cell," King embodies what techno-fear is all about. Simply put, it’s the fear of technology. That fear is [...]

5 Great Charities for 2019

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Project Management|

No matter your faith, and there are many faiths in project management around the world. Every year, we look for great charities to recommend. Project managers are a charitable lot. They not only work for charities to help make projects go well, but they also give of their money and gifts to help make the world [...]

How to be a Scrum Master?

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, Project Management, Scrum|Tags: , , |

Every morning, the team gets together at a stand-up meeting, talks about where the project is at and reformulates a plan to get everything done. This occurs every morning and it would drive old-school leaders crazy.  In rugby, a scrum is a battle between the two teams as they get down into a huddle and restart [...]

What is the PMP® Certification?

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Professional Development Unit (PDU), Project Management, Project Management in Federal Government, Scrum|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

For those in project management, or people aspiring towards a career in this area, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the leading credential for professional development. But what exactly is the PMP certification? In this article, we look at the qualification in more detail and assess what a project management professional does, what the certification comprises of, [...]

PMP® Certification for IT Professionals

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , |

Go onto Indeed on any day and type in “PMP IT Managers.” There are always over 1,000 results. The phrase used in the listings most often is, PMP Certification a plus! Why PMP in IT Management? IT (information technology) managers represent among the fastest growing sectors of management in the world. Not only are more positions [...]

PMI® announces Sunil Prashara, the New CEO and President

By | March 7th, 2019|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: , |

Congratulations to Sunil Prashara! Video from the PMI home page! From Sunil's LinkedIn Profile A performance focused senior executive with +20 years of international experience in program management, managing sales, operations and digital transformation within the Telecoms, ICT, and not-for-profit sectors. In his current role as President and CEO of the Project Management Institute, Sunil is [...]

Requirements for the PMP® Exam

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you search the internet, you’ll see that there are lots of questions about the experience criteria for the PMP (Project Management Professional) exam. It’s important to understand what those requirements are and how to meet them

CAPM® vs PMP® Certification, Who Wins?

By | February 16th, 2019|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

As a project manager, you may be looking to take the next step in your career: certification. Certification is a step toward more job opportunities, higher earning potential, bigger networks, and more challenging projects. When it comes time to decide which certification is best for you at this time in your career, many people are unsure [...]

PMBOK® Guide and Other PMI Standards

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: CAPM® Certification, General Project Management Skills, PMI-ACP® Certification, PMP Certification Application, PMP® Certification, Project Management, Project Management in Federal Government|Tags: , , , |

The PMBOK Guide is the Project Management Body of Knowledge. It's the accumulated and accepted best practices in PM. Here are the details.