Project Management

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, PMP Certification, PMP Certification Application, 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.

Al Chen: Top 3 Ways Project Managers Encourage Collaboration

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

Project Management Careers: Today and in the Future

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

Introduction to Project Management Careers Project management (PM) has been around since the first caveman rolled a rock with his friends to cover the entrance to his cave. In ancient Egypt, India, China, and many other places, the scale of the projects that they created is beyond anything we can even imagine, often spanning many generations. [...]

Project Management – Personnel and Time Management

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , |

They’re everywhere these days, in your face, demanding your attention, forcing you to change directions at every moment. They are cell phones and emails and they are the biggest time wasters since… probably forever. Time management, and managing the people who consume your time, is at the heart of keeping control over your projects. This is [...]

Project Management and Change – The Fine Art of Flexibility

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”  ― Lao Tzu on Change As a project manager, as with everything else in life, everything is constantly changing. “But, wait Yada, my PMP Jedi Master,” [...]

The Evolution of Project Management – Andy Jordan – Guest Writer

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Project management has changed a lot in the last couple of decades.  I guess you can say that about a lot of professions, because of the impact of technology, but in project management there are more factors at play.  It started with the emergence of Agile as an alternative to traditional, plan driven project management (often [...]

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, PMP Certification, PMP Certification Application, 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 [...]

The Best 6 Hiring Tips for Managers in Houston

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re a hiring manager in Houston, then you know how important it can be to find the right candidate for the role. Companies are experiencing the crunch as Houston grows but the skilled workforce ages and retires. Finding great applicants that can step in and take your company to the next level is a never [...]

How to Manage/Work on Multiple Projects at Work

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

Seeing a project through from start to finish is incredibly demanding. Proper planning takes an obsessive attention to detail as well as an almost preternatural ability to predict roadblocks along the way. Implementation requires superhero leadership and team management skills. And once the project is finally underway, you still have to watch it every step of [...]

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. [...]