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Do I need my PMP credentials?

By | January 1st, 2019|Categories: PMP Certification, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Should I get PMP Certified?

Yes!

Why? PMI estimates that there are about 16.5 million project managers* in the world. Of those, only 833,025 PMP Certified individuals*.

Famous Project Managers – What we can learn

By | December 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|

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: PMP Certification, Project Management, Uncategorized|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: PMP Certification, PMP Certification Application, 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: General Project Management Skills, Uncategorized|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, Uncategorized|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, Uncategorized|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, Uncategorized|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,” [...]

PMP Certification Exam Content

By | October 18th, 2018|Categories: PMP Certification, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The Project Management Professional (PMP) exam is created and administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Many organizations, like Project Management Training Institute (PMTI), offer training and even offer testing. The exam tests one’s ability to understand the contents of the PMBOK, the Project Management Body of Knowledge. The exam is a relatively transparent affair if [...]

The Evolution of Project Management – Andy Jordan – Guest Writer

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|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 [...]