Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). During 2020, the focus is specifically on understanding automation and advanced analytics. The report shared lessons from the last recession as a reminder and as a pointer for the project manager’s careers in 2020.

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How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Is your re-certification cycle coming to an end for your PMI certificate? The PMI Continuing Certification Requirements guidelines are laid out in the CCR Handbook, which you can download from the PMI website. There are different requirements for each of the PMI certifications.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI says that by 2027 employers will need nearly 88 million people in project-related roles. While PMI is an organization for project managers predicting the importance of their own community and you do want to take their figures in context, I do think they have a point.

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PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2020: Creating a Future-Oriented Project Management Culture

Inloox

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has been conducting surveys, questioning international organizations and project managers on a regular basis since 2006. Source: PMI 2020 Pulse of the Profession Report, page 2 The new decade calls for a paradigm shift in project management.

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PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group with Mike Griffiths - September Start

Leading Answers

The program works as follows: Read a chapter of my PMI-ACP Exam Prep book each week and work through the exercises. If you have considered getting your PMI-ACP or need a boost committing to an exam date, this is a great opportunity.

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15 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you need to earn PDUs to maintain your PMI certification? In this article we’ll cover what you need to know about the different categories of PDUs and how many you need to get, plus some simple and free ways to earn PDUs in 2020. How to Maintain Multiple PMI Certifications.

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How To Exploit and Enhance Project Opportunities

Project Risk Coach

Here are some examples: I had an opportunity to meet other project managers at a PMI Chapter meeting. The course covered new agile requirements techniques that the project team was trying to adopt. 2=Planning 4=Control PMI-RMP Exam Prep Project Risk Management

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How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s widely known that the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam is changing in July 2020, but what exactly is going to be different? Every so often PMI carry out an assessment of what a project manager does all day. In other words, PMI (or more specifically, the agency contracted to do this work) look at what a project manager actually does day-to-day and link this back to the qualification. Plus PMI want to put more emphasis on Agile ways of working.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

June 4 th , 2020 will mark the opening day of IIL’s 5 th annual Agile & Scrum Online Conference. In the past years, this conference has grown into a community of agile enthusiasts, with participants coming from all over the world and all kinds of industries. This article will take you through the key themes that will emerge at Agile & Scrum 2020. Agile Transformation and Disruption. If there ever was a time for business agility, it is now.

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PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

The preparation for the new Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide, 7 th edition is currently underway, and the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has made the draft for the standard part publicly available for comments. Yes, you can suggest your changes since January 15, 2020. I’ve had the privilege of working in variety of industries and applying different approaches—traditional, iterative, lean, Agile, and hybrid, to name a few—to deliver a project.

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Agile Outside, it’s a thing

Project Management Five

Using Agile outside the server room. Yes, I know you wouldn’t really use Agile anything in the server room (unless that’s your workspace…). However, what do you think about using Agile or Adaptive Management to lead humanitarian aid efforts?

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July 1, 2020’s PMP® Exam Changes

MPUG

The new exam, which goes live on July 1, 2020, contains the biggest changes the exam has ever experienced. The revised exam, according to PMI, “is evolving, just like the profession.” The biggest change is a greater emphasis on Agile. In fact, approximately 50% of the exam content covers Agile topics. Before any exam change, PMI sponsors a role delineation study, an analysis of the typical responsibilities of a project manager. Articles pmbok PMI® pmp PMP Exam

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute. This post is a supplement to Scott’s upcoming keynote at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference ]. The DA tool kit shows you how to apply and evolve your way of working (WoW) in a context-sensitive manner with this people-first, learning-oriented hybrid agile approach. Figure 1: The Disciplined Agile Mindset. Whence the Agile Manifesto?

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Best 2020 Online Courses, Events, and Resources for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

PMI has prepared a collection of helpful materials that can be used by both beginners and experienced project managers. Agile in the Program Management Office. Besides, PMI suggests passing not only this one but also the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Associate in Project Management examinations online. Take Part in Virtual Events Organized by PMI. You can choose from the following PM topics: Agile Project Management.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

We combed through best-seller lists, spoke with veteran PMs, and read a ton to put together this list of the best project management books for upgrading your career in 2020. Author: The Project Management Institute (PMI).

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New? Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, What’s New With PMI PMBOK Guide’s 7th Edition Standard. This session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the strategic category, and MPUG activity code for claiming this session is on the screen now. So here, we’ll be speaking about PMI PMBOK Guide, 7th Edition-Standard.

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020

Workamajig

A project, as defined by PMI - the largest organization of project managers in the world - is “ a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result”. Some of the top project management certificates include: Project Management Practitioner (PMP), issued by PMI (Project Management Institute). PMI Agile Certificate Practitioner (PMI-ACP). How to become a project manager?

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Project Management Conferences to attend in 2020

Virtual Project Consulting

Find out about the best Project Management Conferences to attend in 2020 so that you can plan and register early on. Project Management "project management skills" 2020 conferences Agile PMI project management conference

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. May 7, Vienna — HAPPYPROJECTS 20 “Mindset & Methoden” invites project leaders and academic researchers to take part in the conference that involves 16 lectures, 4 exhibitor presentations, 6 workshops, and 1 open session to discuss project management methods of going agile and the ways of setting a new mindset in PM. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020.

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Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Traditional and Agile Life Cycles with MS Project

MPUG

In this article, I will cover the fundamentals of WBS with the definition, the key concepts which drive WBS development such as rolling wave planning and progressive elaboration, and best practices for using WBS in predictive (Waterfall) and adaptive (Agile) life cycles.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Program Management for Agile Teams

nTask

According to PMI , program management is defined as: “A program is a group of related projects managed in a coordinated manner to obtain benefits not available from managing them individually. Congratulations! You just graduated to play a vital role in the big leagues! How so?

Earned Value Management (EVM) in Agile Development

MPUG

In this article, we are going to explore Earned Value Management (EVM), a widely used traditional management technique, but we are going to look at it within the context of an Agile domain. His main questions may be: How can we apply EVM while following an Agile approach?

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How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

These are laid out in a research paper from PMI *. What is scope creep in agile? Scope is flexible in agile, so scope creep doesn’t really exist at a project level. Paper presented at PMI® Global Congress 2009—North America, Orlando, FL.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria . May 7, Vienna — HAPPYPROJECTS 20 “Mindset & Methoden” invites project leaders and academic researchers to take part in the conference that involves 16 lectures, 4 exhibitor presentations, 6 workshops, and 1 open session to discuss project management methods of going agile and the ways of setting a new mindset in PM. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020.

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The Big Picture with Story Map in Agile Development

MPUG

Going forward, I’ll be using terms such as Epics (in place of Activities) and Stories (in place of Tasks), to maintain consistency with an earlier article on Agile development. 2] I Want To Be An ACP: The Plain and Simple Way To Be A PMI-ACP, 2nd Edition, by Satya Narayan Dash. [3] 3] The PMI Guide to Business Analysis, by Project Management Institute (PMI). The post The Big Picture with Story Map in Agile Development appeared first on MPUG.

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Becoming an Agile Certified Practitioner

MPUG

This is the essence of Agile. Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP®) certification is relatively new when compared with the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Those who adapt, survive. Those who adapt and act, thrive.

Go slow (to go fast later)

Kiron Bondale

The January 2020 issue of PM Network provide a case study for one of the 2019 PMI Project of the Year finalists, the Société de transport de Montréal’s (STM) eight-year project to modernize the underground Montréal rail system. What impressed me about the case study was the number of practices which were used by the team which we would normally associate with projects following an agile or adaptive life cycle.

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How To Become A Project Manager: The Ultimate Guide

Project Bliss

Issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI). PMP-ACP: Agile Certified Practitioner. Issued by PMI. If you’re a project manager working in an organization using more Agile approaches, this may be a better fit for you. PMI (2017).

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Understanding Velocity in Agile Approaches with MS Project

MPUG

In Agile approaches, the concept of velocity helps to address such questions. As I teach and interact with Agile practitioners, I get asked about the terminology of “velocity” often, and why it’s not called “speed”? Working with MS Project Agile. Both Scrum and Kanban don’t have any concept of velocity as a practice or a framework concept, but velocity is a widely used metric by many Agile teams and many software tools. Articles agile Microsoft Project Velocity

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2020, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. January February March April May June July August September October November December 2020 2021 2022 2023. January to March 2020. PMI Singapore Chapter Symposium: Singapore, 20-21 February, 2020. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Malmö Live, Sweden 9-10 March 2020.

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute for Learning

[This post is a sneak preview of Jesse Fewell’s talk at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference , and is based on his upcoming book Untapped Agility ]. We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices. The path forward is to be agile with your agile, to transform your transformation. Be Agile with your Agile Transform your Transformation.

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Product Prioritization Techniques in Agile Development

MPUG

We will focus on prioritizing items in the Product Backlog , which is a key element of Agile development. Do note that Agile practitioners use the term ordered for product backlog items (PBI) in place of prioritized. Prioritization of Backlog with MS Project Agile. 1] I Want To Be A PMI-ACP: The Plain and Simple Way , by Satya Narayan Dash. [2] 4] Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love, by Roman Pichler. [5]

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PMP Exam Changes in 2021: Are You Ready?

MPUG

PMI will start conducting the exam based on a new pattern as of January 2, 2021. The last date for taking the current version of the PMP exam is December 31, 2020. From January 2, 2021 on, PMI will administer a new version of the exam. Why is PMI changing the exam?

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Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Traditional and Agile Life Cycles with MS Project

MPUG

In this article, I will cover the fundamentals of WBS with the definition, the key concepts which drive WBS development such as rolling wave planning and progressive elaboration, and best practices for using WBS in predictive (Waterfall) and adaptive (Agile) life cycles.

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How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) (costs from $435 for members and $495 for non-members); .

Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute for Learning

Major changes to project management will occur in 2020 due to much of the new material that the Project Management Institute (PMI) has published and will be testing on in the new version of the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® exam beginning in June 2020. Most of the critical changes that I see happening in 2020 can be clustered into the six pillars of project management. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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Project Management Q&A: How to Step Up from a Support Role

Arras People

A good place to start is picking up the competency framework for project management (The Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework from PMI) and completing an assessment. You may also want to go further and look at newer developments such as Agile approaches too. I’m looking to move from my role as a Business Analyst into a Project Manager role, do you have any advice on how to go about doing this?

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How to build a career in agile and scrum post certified scrum master 

iZenBridge

Two days of classroom training is sufficient to become familiar with Scrum and Agile framework. Further, you are looking to enhance your career as an Agile Leader. Why further Agile certifications are important after CSM ? Certified Scrum Master is a basic certification to enter into an agile world. Moreover, Small scale and large scale organization are transforming from waterfall to agile methodology. Your organization must be thinking of Agile implementation.

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Announcing Supported Study Groups

Leading Answers

I am piloting a new program for anyone wanting to study for and obtain their PMI-ACP credential. Read one chapter of my PMI-ACP Exam Prep book each week. I am currently running a similar program for a group of agile coaches, and feedback so far has been excellent. This option allows people to clarify topics with me and interact with others who are also preparing for their PMI-ACP exam. Agile Project Management Books Certification Events PMI-ACP Visual Learning

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