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CAPM vs PMP, Who Wins?

By | February 16th, 2019|Categories: CAPM Certification, PMP Certification, Uncategorized|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: PMP Certification, Project Management, Project Management in Federal Government, Uncategorized|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.

Project Management – What is Project Management?

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: General Project Management Skills, PMP Certification, Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Project Management Institute (PMI) defines a “project” as “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique result” in the PMBOK® Guide.

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 [...]

PMP Certification – 9 Reasons to Get Certified

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: PMP Certification, 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 Reasons to Take The PMP Certification (Backed by Research)

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: PMP Certification, Uncategorized|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 [...]