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Why I pursued IPMA Certification


The internationally acclaimed IPMA 4 level certification system supports the growth of individuals and of organisations as they grapple with increasingly competitive project environments. Why I pursued IPMA Certification? Why I pursued IPMA Certification? Why I pursued IPMA Certification? Why I pursued IPMA Certification? Olivia Fitzpatrick, Irish Life Group Ltd.

5 practical project management certifications

Moira Alexander

If you’ve decided this is the right career choice for you, the next step is determining which project management certification will work best and offer you not only practical and real-world utilitarianism, but promising job prospects to boot. Many organizations offer project management certifications and weeding through them can be daunting. “ Do you have what it takes to be a project manager? looked at the pros and cons of project management as a career choice. This field is fast-paced, hectic, filled with ambiguity and challenging, yet highly rewarding at the same time.

Mnemonics for PMP and CAPM Certifications

Deep Fried Brain

PMP Study Aids: Does PMP Certification require memorization? PMP and CAPM aspirants use mnemonics heavily to memorize everything from Process Groups to Knowledge Areas, Process Names to ITTO's, CAPM Mnemonics PMP Tips

PMI Membership Benefits: 10 Benefits for PMP Certification Aspirants

Deep Fried Brain

PMI Membership offers great benefits for PMP certification aspirants. What are the benefits of PMI Membership? Unfortunately, most people aren't aware of the benefits that the membership offers. PMI PMI Membership PMP

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Best Agile Certification And Scrum Training Review

PM by PM

Top Agile Certifications I wanted to get an Agile Certification this year. After I did a quick search on the Internet, I found that there are number of certification bodies. But I wanted to get the best agile certification. The post Best Agile Certification And Scrum Training Review appeared first on PM-by-PM. Project Management agile review scrum

PMP FAQ: 100+ Frequently Asked Questions about PMP Certification Exam for PMBOK 5

Deep Fried Brain

Frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification: With thousands of sites dedicated to PMP certification, it shouldn't be hard to get detailed. Application Audit CAPM FAQ PMBOK PMP

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Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

Girl's Guide to PM

If your goal this year is to put yourself in that bracket and get studying for a certification, then I’m here to help! Certification: CAPM®, PMP®. Certification: PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®. Certification: PMP®. Certification: None particularly. This article contains affiliate links. I’ll only share with you products that I know to be awesome! BrainBOK. Brain Sensei.

Agile Prepcast Review - PMI-ACP Certification Course + 21 Contact Hours

Deep Fried Brain

Agile Prepcast Review: The Agile PrepCast is a podcast-based audio-video program for PMI-ACP Certification exam preparation. PMI-ACP certification is gaining popularity as more and more organizations. Agile PMI-ACP Review Video

PMP and CAPM Certification Exams are Changing

Deep Fried Brain

PMI® has announced the official dates for changing PMP® and their other certification exams. For PMP® particularly, it means that you can take the exam for PMBOK® Guide, 4th edition, announcement CAPM PMBOK PMI PMP

Get Ahead Quickly: The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management (Book Review)


Those looking to earn project management certification can benefit from this read, as the book gives ample preparation tips for PMI ’s Project Management Professional exam. Project Management book reviews eric verzuh project management project management certification the fast forward mba in project managementSummary and Book Review of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management.

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GPM Certified Project Managers are Making a Difference!

Green Project Management

In 2013, we started the GPM-b certification. She has been an advocate for GPM for four years and recently renewed her certification. One of our first to be certified was Katharine Foley from Ireland. Katharine was a self-study who took our GPM-b exam March 19th, 2013. As more and more GPM-b’s will be renewing, we […]. Entries

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Best Deals on Project Management Courses for May 2016

PM by PM

The deals include discounts, promotions and offers for certification courses, certification preparation content, other project management courses and general project management content. Discounts, Promotions, Offers and Announcements on Project Management Courses & Content You will find the best deals on Project Management courses in this post. Study & Tips

CAPM Requirements - Do You Meet Them?

Brad Egeland

The CAPM or Certified Associate in Project Management offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an ideal certification for beginning project managers because it allows them to highlight their ability to perform as a project manager without a great deal of experience. The following information explains what the CAPM certification is, why you might want it, and how to get it.

The Need for Speed

The Lazy Project Manager

project management apm author book certification fun ipma lazy project manager linkedin peter peter taylor PMI pmo pmp podcast project project manager project speaker speaker speed sponsor sponsorshipNow an immediate disclaimer from me, this article really isn’t about anything to do with speed but it is a neat title I thought. Let me explain. Now there’s a thought I indeed did think!

21 Actions You Can Take Right Now To Get PMP Certified

PM for the Masses

So you have been working with projects for a while and have been thinking about getting your PMI certification. Here’s my list of 21 actions you can take right now to get your PMP certification. Do you need a little encouragement? Search no more! Become a member of the PMI It cost a bit […]. Blog PM Resources PMP Exam

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PMI PMP Renewal: How to get 60 PDU's for Re-Certification

Deep Fried Brain

What is PMP Re-Certification? As per PMI's Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR), every PMP needs to re-certify his/her credentials every 3 years. Free PDU PMP Podcast Re-certification Singapore WebinarIn order to re-certify, a PMP needs to.

Starting your journey into 2017 – thinking it from the end


Another area of change is the IPMA 4-Level Certification System. With the new IPMA Individual Competence Baseline (IPMA ICB®) and the new regulations, all Certification Bodies need to renew their national regulations and processes. The year 2016 has ended and 2017 has just begun. After a few days of rest, relaxation and reflection we are going to start our journey. Does this work?

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Projects and project management in China


PMRC runs since 15 years the IPMA-4-Level-Certification System for Individuals as well as certification systems for organisations and PM Consultants. The People´s Republic of China has a population of over 1.4 billion and this is the world’s most populous country. China´s history reaches far back. With the end of WW2 several forces in the country fought against each other.

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What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager


However, there are several courses, books, and certificates you can obtain online to help you stand out against the competition. Check out our blog post on 5 Online Project Management Courses for Beginners for a full list of PM courses and certifications. . . . The world has already moved online; has your job moved with it? So, put the pen down (you’re digital now, remember?)

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PMI Credentials – The Last Decade and the Next


The Internet did not start becoming popular until the 1990’s, so information about the PMP certification was shared mainly through periodic journals and newsletters. Figure 2 below shows the credential totals over the last 10 years for all the non -PMP certifications. Should the PMI introduce new certifications and how will the landscape look in 2025?   Figure 1.

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The True Cost of Free Exam Prep. Questions


Most people taking a project management certification exam use sample tests. This is the standard that PMI and many other reputable certification bodies use, such as doctors and teachers. Ask yourself how much your study time is worth, what are you giving up to get this certification? These are simply not used in PMI certifications. Certification PMI-ACP  4.

Should I Choose PMI’s PMP?

Arras People

We were talking about PMI’s PMP certification – the article was recently published entitled Is PMP certification necessary for small businesses? Is PMP certification one of them? The certification requirement tends to be further down the list when the more important requirements have been met. The PMP certification has several prerequisites.

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How to Get the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification

Guerrilla Project Management

He recently developed The Agile PrepCast – a study tool that helps those who plan to take the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification exam. He recently developed The Agile PrepCast – a study tool that helps those who plan to take the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification exam. Cornelius Fichtner has helped nearly 25,000 students prepare for the PMP exam with The Project Management PrepCast and offers one of the best PMP exam simulators on the market. In this. In this. Agile in Integration Projects Career Development Podcasts

New Role with RMC Learning Solutions


Agile Project Management Books Certification Events PMI-ACP TravelI have taken on an exciting new part-time role with RMC Learning Solutions as their Agile Practice Lead. I worked with RMC to create my PMI-ACP Exam Prep book and their ACP training offerings. So, I am really looking forward to working with them further. Previously, as a one-person company with a full-time contract job, I had more ideas for books, web sites and articles than I ever had time to develop. For the last 16 years, I have been pursuing my agile writing in my “free” time.

All You Want to Know About the Certified ScrumMaster Program and PMI ACP

PM for the Masses

Many of my listeners also write me asking questions about these certifications, more specifically on how to get them, what the requirements are, and whether they need a lot of experience in Agile or Scrum […]. Many of my listeners also write me asking questions about these certifications, more specifically on how to get them, what the requirements are, and whether they need a lot of experience in Agile or Scrum […] Interviews PodcastI have always wanted to know more about the Certified ScrumMaster Program (CSM) and the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner program.

“When will this Software Project Ever Be Done?”


It’s coming and it's going to turn many roles, certifications and in some cases entire companies on their heads. Does this question sound familiar? If you get asked it regularly then you may be part of the mainstream transformation from software projects to products. The “When will you be done?” issue. The success and reliance on the new system bred further investment. No More Projects.

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Unbelievable Discounts & Promotions for April 2016

PM by PM

Discounts, Promotional Offers and Announcements on PMP Certification Content PM StudyCoach By Cornelius Fitchner Discount 20% off Regular price $49.99 Price after discount $39.99 What do you get? Virtual coaching sessions 14 recorded coaching sessions and supplemental study materials over a period of ten weeks Start date April 1, 2016 End date April 30, 2016 […]. The post Unbelievable Discounts & Promotions for April 2016 appeared first on PM-by-PM. Project Management

Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

There will also be work for you to do in understanding the latest thinking and guidance around Portfolio Management (the latest Thought Leadership pieces from PMI are a crucial place to start, as is the Certification for Portfolio Management ). I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. What do I need to consider to make this transition? If we take a look at those we can start to see how they will impact your transition plans.

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The Essential Project Management Competencies: A 2017 Perspective

Girl's Guide to PM

I don’t have the time (or the requirement) to take a certification course, but I’m always prepared to develop the competencies I need to succeed. Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017 Are you looking to go for a project management certifications this year? If you feel the same, what should you be focusing on? Soft skills include: Communication.

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Simplilearn PMP Review

PM by PM

Simplilearn PMP Review – PMP Certification Training Course Course: PMP Certification Training Course Price: USD 299 / INR 8,999 (India Price) Contact Hours / PDU: 35 About Simplilearn Simplilearn is a very old and established training company. It is one of the world’s leading certification training providers. It offers various courses on Business, IT, and […]. The post Simplilearn PMP Review appeared first on PM-by-PM. Project Management

Project performance review


For example, through IPMA the assessment of an organisation´s competence in managing projects is done by an accredited Certification Body. In a recent publication Alexia Nalewaik and Anthony Mills highlight the importance of performance audits for project success. Firstly, they explain the different terms being used in that context, such as review, evaluation, audit or assessment.

An Introduction to Operations Management


Do O perations Management Jobs Require Training or Certification? . If you’re ready to hit the books, you can find online operations management degree or certification courses online, or complete an online MBA program. . When it comes to understanding the key aspects of business operations, yo—z;soidfj of;z8srfguhnzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Sorry, I just fell asleep on my keyboard.

The next GAPPS Thought Leadership Forum in Sydney!


The GAPPS is a unique alliance of government, industry, professional associations, national qualification bodies and training/academic institutions that have been working together since 2003 to help practitioners and organizations make sense of the many standards and certifications available globally to guide the management of projects. There are also single day rates available). link].

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SPM 030 | Building Trust as a Project Manager with Susanne Madsen


Obtaining your certification in project management such as the PMP or even the CAPM will go a long way, but more importantly, we must demonstrate our ability to lead projects to success. It is critical for a Project Manager to build trust with their team and other shareholders. During the Podcast. Four Elements of Building Trust. Doing so will help you apply these concepts. Be Honest.

Tales of an Expert Witness: Sex, Lies, and Video Tape (Part II)

Troubled and Failing Project

Trust relationships, certifications, and standards sound like such a safe harbor. These sound like such great words in a proposal or statement of work. How could you possibly go wrong building a trusted relationship with a customer by committing to follow a standard? In fact, this can burn you… in court. No one ever starts a project with the goal of ending up in court. Project Rescue

How the Project Management role is changing (for the better)


What is more important – PMI certification or MBA? I was a project manager when Bill Gates was still tinkering in his garage. I watched the birth of Agile and the adoption of Hybrid. I’ve managed multi-million dollar projects and am the founder of a project management software company. In other words, I know a thing or two about project management. Has project management changed?

What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

As of 1 October 2016, PRINCE2 Agile can be taken if you hold any of the following certifications: PRINCE2® Foundation. I have been working with PRINCE2 before it became PRINCE2 and for the last 10 years I have been a PRINCE2 trainer and consultant so I am already sold on PRINCE2. PRINCE2 Agile is not a replacement for PRINCE2. All elements of PRINCE2 are valid within PRINCE2 Agile.

10 Myths about Project Management Tools


Myth #3: You need PMI certification to use Project Management tools. It is actually another myth that to be a good project manager you have to have PMI certification. Of course a PMI certificate is helpful in some industries but not required in most. You are promoted to manage your first project, congratulations! That is awesome! Remember email? That seems to work fine.

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Insider Perspectives on Recruiting With Ronald Yoon

Project Management Hacks

What is your evaluation of the certifications and certificates? In project management, the PMP is the most important certification. Other popular certifications of value include the ITIL and Scrum Master certifications. If you have recently acquired new skills by completing a challenging project or earning a certification, you can build a case. Interviews

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Class with Mike Griffiths


Gartner Research predicts 80% of IT projects are using agile methods, but employers are struggling to measure the competence of new recruits in this emerging field that has a confusing array of methodology specific certifications. The PMI’s new Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) SM exam brings Prometric testing rigour and trusted recognition to agile certification. 21 PDUs, 2.1

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