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®. Product: PM PrepCast , Agile PrepCast , Exam Simulators. Certification: PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®. If you are shooting for the Agile credential this year, then take a look at the Agile PrepCast and associated tools like the exam simulator. Certification: PMP®. Certification: None particularly.

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Agile Software Development - goes over fundamental agile concepts to enhance your software development skills. Six Sigma and Lean: Quantitative Tools for Productivity and Quality - covers how to master Six Sigma and Lean fundamentals to improve productivity and quality in your organization and earn a TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification. The site offers various PM modules and certification.

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What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

I have also been a software developer and used agile development methods and have never seen the two as being in conflict. The new PRINCE2 Agile guide has been created to provide guidance for blending the PRINCE2 project management approach with agile delivery methods. The PRINCE2 Agile approach brings together the strength of PRINCE2 and the flexibility of agile delivery methods that can be used across all industry sectors.

The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

In this guest post, Simplilearn , a global training provider (who are also part of the Arras People training directory), give us an overview of which certifications are the most popular in the UK today. The easiest and fastest way to carve a career in this field is with a project management certification. In this article, we will tell you about the different project management certifications that are in demand in the UK and what each certification entails.

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PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Product reviewed: PRINCE2® Agile Bundle (includes exam fee, self-paced online training, support and mock exam). When I did my refresher course for re-certification I studied mainly online and then did a day-long crash course prior to the exam. What I Thought About the PRINCE2 Agile Online Training. The course introduces you to Agile as well as the PRINCE2 concepts, so if you’ve never worked in an Agile environment that’s fine. Training Company: Logical Model.

Project Management Certification – A guide

Binfire

This article is a guide on how to obtain a project management certification and resources you need to do so. This is a live document and I will update it as we gather more information talking to people who take the certification exam. If you are planning to get a project management certification, this article is for you. There is a lot of studying and preparation involved to get your PM certification. Who needs project management certification?

Project Management Careers Q&A – Becoming a Business Agile Coach

Arras People

I have been in practice with Agile, particularly Scrum, Kanban and XP, and I am looking to become an Agile Coach. I would like to build my expertise in how to coach project managers, CEOs, etc, on how to begin practicing Agile principles when going to clients, collaborating with customers to produce contracts for business more aligned with Agile if possible, and so on. This Q&A originally featured in PMI’s PM Network magazine – June 2017 edition.

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What is an agile coach? A valuable role for organizational change

Agilemania

Agile coaching skills is one of the most in-demand skills nowadays. Agile coaching is an essential skill for scrum masters, agile coaches, and leadership coaches to support self-managed teams. Blogs agile assessment Agile Certification agile coaching Professional Agile Coaching

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7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2021 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

Girl's Guide to PM

The PRINCE2® certification exam is tricky to pass because of the style of objective testing and the number of questions you have to answer. Make sure you get the 2017 (latest) version. PRINCE2 Study Guide (2017 Update) by David Hinde. PRINCE2 Agile.

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PMBOK Guide 6th Edition and Agile Practice Guide - Impacts on Credentials

Leading Answers

On September 6, 2017, the PMI published the new PMBOK® Guide 6 th Edition and the accompanying Agile Practice Guide. As co-author of the PMBOK® Guide agile content and chair of the Agile Practice Guide, it was great to see these projects finally come to fruition. When the PMI recently published the PMBOK® Guide 6 th Edition and the Agile Practice Guide they added to the Reference Publications.   Agile Project Management Books Certification Events PMI-ACP

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PMBOK Guide – 6th Edition gets an Agile Appendix + All new Agile Practice Guide

Leading Answers

Changes for this edition include an Agile Appendix and Agile Introductions to each of the Knowledge Areas. I believe some agile approaches can be used on every project. However, not everyone shares my view and so the agile coverage in the PMBOK Guide – 6 th Edition is focussed in the Appendix and Knowledge Area Introductions, leaving the bulk of the guide unchanged with its coverage of single-pass, iterative and incremental approaches to projects.

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Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used by software engineers and IT professionals for the past sixteen years. The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, the majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. But the tide is turning and Agile project management is gaining wide acceptance as a valid process for most projects. History of Agile project management.

Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Of course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that is an understandable choice. This is not meant to be an exhaustive catalogue of agile credentials rather a thinking or discussion tool for getting the research process started.  Lean, Kanban, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence are all topics that agile teams can benefit from. However, maybe you are not interested in agile and want to pursue risk management further.

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PMBOK Guide 6th Edition and Agile Practice Guide - Impacts on Credentials

Leading Answers

On September 6, 2017, the PMI published the new PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition and the accompanying Agile Practice Guide. As co-author of the PMBOK® Guide agile content and chair of the Agile Practice Guide, it was great to see these. Agile Project Management Books Certification Events PMI-ACP

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Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used in the software development and IT industry for the past sixteen years, but recently it has gained wide acceptance by many number of industries and organizations. The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, a majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. History of Agile project management. 12 principles of Agile project management.

9 Benefits of CPM Certification

Techno-PM

Certified Project Manager CPM Certification Although becoming qualified may not be required in your particular line of work, there are many benefits to obtaining CPM certification. According to the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession report in 2010, project managers without certification complete fewer projects on time and on budget. In 2017, the median salary for a project manager in Australia was approximately AU$142,800 per year. PM Certifications

Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

Four Reasons to Read the PMBOK 6th Edition The Project Management Institute (PMI) released the PMBOK 6 th Edition on September 6 th , 2017. I’m glad I got my certification behind me.” PMI conducts Role Delineation Studies for each certification every five to seven years. The Sixth Edition includes current content on agile and other iterative and adaptive practices. Get the Agile Practice Guide. You can download your PDF copy of the Agile Practice Guide.

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Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

Long-time readers will know that I believe certification schemes to be useful, but not the only thing that a successful project manager needs. As the demand for project management work grows, certification schemes are a simple way to differentiate candidates. If soft skills are essential, how do we get them if not through certification training courses? Take a look at the previous annual project management trends articles: Looking into 2017: Project Management Trends.

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10 Things New Project Managers Should Know

Girl's Guide to PM

Whether that’s through ongoing Agile retrospectives or by talking about continuous process improvement as you go, keep thinking about what you could do better. If you can’t, read everything you can, research good practices online, attend training and take some certificates. Project Management Certification Questions [Video] This video answers the questions, “How effective is online project management training?”

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi. What is an Agile Product Roadmap? Multiple agile teams can utilize a shared product roadmap. When employed in agile development, a roadmap equips your product with the essential framework for a team’s daily tasks and should be reactive to developments in the competing landscape. When done well, the Agile product roadmap is the foundation and facilitator of solution delivery.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? Takeaway: Ensuring strategic alignment, benefits realization, the linkage between strategy formulation and execution, executive sponsorship, hiring the right talent, adopting agile practices, and tackling technology disruption are keys to success. Certification. Top 11 project management certifications for 2017 (CIO).

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Another thing I appreciate about Kiron is that he not only is a Project Management Professional (PMP), he is certified as a Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), along with other certifications. His passions are Agile, project management methodologies, and PMOs. Bill Dow is an author, an Adjunct Professor at Bellevue College in Washington State, and a Senior Program Manager (Agile Product Owner) for Microsoft.

PMBOK Guide 6th Edition and Agile Practice Guide - Impacts on Credentials

Leading Answers

On September 6, 2017, the PMI published the new PMBOK® Guide 6 th Edition and the accompanying Agile Practice Guide. As co-author of the PMBOK® Guide agile content and chair of the Agile Practice Guide, it was great to see these projects finally come to fruition. When the PMI recently published the PMBOK® Guide 6 th Edition and the Agile Practice Guide they added to the Reference Publications.   Agile Project Management Books Certification Events PMI-ACP

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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

There has been a rise in the transition of project management, product management and software development teams from traditional Waterfall methodologies to Agile ones. Those who don’t know much about agile, are also unaware of its popular frameworks like Kanban that is used to implement agile software development. Scrum is also the framework of agile for completing complex projects. The scrum master is a facilitator of an agile team. What is Agile?

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PMI-ACP Training Partner Program

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification PMI-ACPWhen I travel I often meet people who say they used my books or other training materials to help them pass their PMI-ACP exam. Plus, I’m also asked by others how to get permission to use my book as the basis for their own PMI-ACP training courses. So, I am excited to announce the new PMI-ACP Training Partner Program from RMC Learning Solutions.

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PMI-ACP Training Partner Program

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification PMI-ACPWhen I travel I often meet people who say they used my books or other training materials to help them pass their PMI-ACP exam. Plus, I’m also asked by others how to get permission to use my book as the.

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Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

Yesterday Adriana Girdler and I presented Timeless Leadership at the Toronto Agile Tour. Our intent was to show that everything we need to know about leadership has already been invented, we just need to stop and look around once in a while instead of jumping on the next agile fad. Does anyone remember when Agile Readiness Assessments were all the rage in 2008/2009? Here’s the thing, take what we agile practitioners say with a grain of salt.

Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

Four Reasons to Read the PMBOK 6th Edition The Project Management Institute (PMI) released the PMBOK 6 th Edition on September 6 th , 2017. I’m glad I got my certification behind me.” PMI conducts Role Delineation Studies for each certification every five to seven years. The Sixth Edition includes current content on agile and other iterative and adaptive practices. Get the Agile Practice Guide. You can download your PDF copy of the Agile Practice Guide.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Of course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that is an understandable choice. This is not meant to be an exhaustive catalogue of agile credentials rather a thinking or discussion tool for getting the research process started.  Lean, Kanban, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence are all topics that agile teams can benefit from. However, maybe you are not interested in agile and want to pursue risk management further.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Of course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that. Agile Project Management Certification Personal Agility PMI-ACPPerhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey.

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

ActiveCollab

You’ve probably heard about all sorts of project management certifications and wonder whether it’s worth having one. If you want to manage projects better, certification won’t help you much. The most popular project management certifications. A certification is different from a degree. Certifications, on the other hand, are awarded by professional organizations and focus only on one area. Each certificate is different. Certificates promote bureaucracy.

PMI-ACP Training Partner Program

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification PMI-ACPWhen I travel I often meet people who say they used my books or other training materials to help them pass their PMI-ACP exam. Plus, I’m also asked by others how to get permission to use my book as the basis for their own PMI-ACP training courses. So, I am excited to announce the new PMI-ACP Training Partner Program from RMC Learning Solutions.

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43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

LiquidPlanner

Certificate Programs. He explains how to succeed or fail fast for projects that are too uncertain to use waterfall project management and too complex to succeed with agile project management. This course is intended to prepare you for the fully-online accredited Applied Project Management Certificate from the University of California, Irvine. Start date: November 6, 2017. Coursera: Applied Project Management certificate. Start date: December 4, 2017.

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Conference Updates

Leading Answers

As agile approaches mature and spread beyond software the project management landscape continues to evolve. Agile Project Management Certification Events Leadership TravelIn the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to attend and present at the PMI Global Conference in Chicago and the PMO Symposium in Houston. This week I am off to present at a PMI Chapter conference in Saskatchewan and then the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) in Dubai.

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Conference Updates

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Certification Events Leadership TravelIn the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to attend and present at the PMI Global Conference in Chicago and the PMO Symposium in Houston. This week I am off to present at a PMI Chapter conference.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Another thing I appreciate about Kiron is that he not only is a Project Management Professional (PMP), he is certified as a Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), along with other certifications. His passions are Agile, project management methodologies, and PMOs. Bill Dow is an author, an Adjunct Professor at Bellevue College in Washington State, and a Senior Program Manager (Agile Product Owner) for Microsoft.

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton

Girl's Guide to PM

I am currently working on a Master’s Degree Certificate from the US National Defense University and am starting a PhD program in Organizational Leadership from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, USA. Inspiring Women in Project Management: Natalie Warnert An interview with Scrum Master and Women In Agile supporter Natalie Warnert, an Inspiring Woman in Project Management. Today I’m interviewing Amy Hamilton.

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Conference Updates

Leading Answers

As agile approaches mature and spread beyond software the project management landscape continues to evolve. Agile Project Management Certification Events Leadership TravelIn the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to attend and present at the PMI Global Conference in Chicago and the PMO Symposium in Houston. This week I am off to present at a PMI Chapter conference in Saskatchewan and then the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) in Dubai.

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The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

Project-Management.pm

An online master of project management is one of the best investments one has in order to advance his or her certification levels or acquire one. One of the degrees that they offer is Master’s in project Management with a Project Management certificate. Both the program and curriculum refer to The Project Management Body of Knowledge ( PMBoK®-Guide ), as well as serve to fulfill the Project Management Professional ( PMP )® Certification.

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The PMO Series (5): The PMO as the Driving Force of Agile Transformation

Inloox

Implementing ‘new’ agile methods such as Scrum or Kanban will have a significant impact on the PMO, as it’s the project management center of the organization. Agile is the trend “Agile” is one of the biggest buzzwords in project management and other industries at the moment. Everybody talks about agile and everybody wants to be agile. This doesn’t mean that you should replace your current project management methods with agile methods.

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