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The 12 Most Important Benefits of PMP Certification

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: PMP® Certification|Tags: , , , |

Most people look for ways to take the next steps in their career and up their experience and earning potential. For project managers, one of the steps considered is becoming PMP certified. It seems like a pretty logical step to take, but many hesitate, unsure if it is worth the cost and time investment. Aside from [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Becoming A Certified Project Manager

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: CAPM® Certification, PMP® Certification, Project Management|Tags: , , , |

In the business world, there is no shortage of projects that need to be organized, managed, and successfully implemented. This means there’s also no shortage of need for project managers to fill make those things happen. If you possess the skills necessary for successful project management - leadership, communication, good with people, hard working - you [...]

14 Best Free Project Management Software and Tools

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

Project management is a huge task that requires training, experience, and vision. A lot is required of a project manager, and because of that, one of the best things you can do is remove some of the workload and stress by getting it out of your head, and into an organized system. Project management is a huge [...]

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 Apps to Use for Your Next Project

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , |

In 2017, it’s hard to imagine doing anything at all without technology. And while our dependence upon it can sometimes feel a little tiresome, it’s also true that there is much advantage to be gained with the click of a mouse (or the tap of a finger, as it were). With almost every imaginable profession or [...]

FAC PPM vs PMP Crossover Letter

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Project Management in Federal Government|Tags: , , , , |

The Federal government recognizes that a well-trained and experienced program and project managers are critical to the acquisition process and the successful accomplishment of mission goals. A strong partnership between program and project managers and contracting professionals requires a common understanding of how to meet the government’s needs through acquisitions that deliver quality goods and services [...]

The Benefits of CAPM Certification

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: CAPM® Certification|Tags: , , , |

The Career Boost Having a CAPM designation allows you to be ahead in the workforce by validating your knowledge and experience in working with projects in a professional setting. At the same moment, it allows your confidence to soar as you become comfortable and knowledgeable in each aspect of the project phases (Initiate, Planning, Execution, Control, [...]

Risk Example in Dollars and Sense

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Earned Value Management|Tags: , , , |

You have a project with total planned costs of $100,000. The baseline is ($100,000). For this same project, with total planned costs of $100,000, there is a risk that one of your team members, Bart, will be elected to city council! He’s had political ambitions forever! If that happens, we’ll lose $8,000 in the process of [...]