Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

It’s a great time to further your education, keep up on your certification and get a chance to rub shoulders with others in your field from all over the world. So, save the date and mark your calendars, whether analog or digital: here are the top project management conferences of 2020.

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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).

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New Presentations for 2020

The Lazy Project Manager

It has been 10 years since The Lazy Project Manager was published and I have had the pleasure of presenting on this topic in 25 countries so far, but now, at the start of a new year, 2020 no less, I have decided that this will be the last year that I deliver ‘The Lazy Project Manager’ keynote. But, of course, this means that there is room for some new material as well and I am delighted to share three new presentations/keynotes that I will be presenting in 2020 (and beyond).

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Best Construction Project Management Software of 2020

2020 Best Construction Project Management Software Rankings. There’s an employee contact log, with everyone’s certification, though it doesn’t allow tracking of expiration and outdated training. This post was updated January 2020).

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CSM or PSM – The Better Certification!! The Never-Ending Debate.


When people posted this question to me, to help them figure out which among the two certifications (PSM and CSM) was better, it was confusing and humbling at the same time. No, I don’t plan… The post CSM or PSM – The Better Certification!!

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. The fact that AI as a project management trend in 2020 is discussed so vividly doesn’t make it true. We don’t share this opinion, which is why soft skills cannot be named a 2020 trend.

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5 Days to PMP Certification Explained

Brad Egeland

Cheetah Learning - the #1 provider of Project Manager Professional (PMP) preparation and certification training - touts a 98% success rate in getting their students certified and says they can do it in 4 days of prep, you take the test on Friday of that week and you're done.

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


They also tend to be higher if you hold professional degrees or certifications like the PMP (we’ll come to this later). Most project managers, thus, end up either learning on the job or acquiring formal certifications to level up their project management skills. Certificates.

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

Epicflow Blog

There you can also find information about paid-for certifications suggested by various PM expert companies, and corresponding examinations. Besides, you can also pass your PMP certification exam online, just from your place.

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What is the difference between a SAFe and Certified Scrum Master certification


In this article, we will discuss the significant differences between the two prominent certifications in Agile space. The post What is the difference between a SAFe and Certified Scrum Master certification appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum Certification

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Why your people could benefit from professional certificates

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Employees may want to pursue a certificate for a number of reasons , including curiosity, career development, a desire to bolster their credibility, as well as increased responsibilities and pay. First, which professional certificates are regarded as effective within your industry and why?

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2020 Challenges and Trends in Construction

Epicflow Blog

Reducing the carbon footprint is not a unique trend for construction companies, and is not a 2020 trend, either. As stated by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) , the non-residential construction field lost 10,700 jobs by the end of March 2020.

Project Management Q&A: Will CAPM Help Fulfill the PMP Pre-Requisites?

Arras People

We all know that certifications and training courses alone don’t get you the job, that’s the same whether it’s the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ® , Project Management Professional (PMP) ® or anything else.

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Project Managers – Stay Active in Isolation

Arras People

If it’s a certification course, the exam tends to be done by a remote proctor, so you can schedule that when it works for you, not necessarily at the end of the training course.

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Four Arguments for PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

project management professional (PMP) certification. The PMP is, of course, the showcase certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is considered the defacto certification for project managers who are serious about their trade.

Project Management Job Description

Girl's Guide to PM

The person spec or person profile section might also talk about the required experience and certifications the job holder would be expected to have. The job profile might also ask for a certain type of technical background, specific industry experience or certifications.

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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? If they didn’t, you’d find that the PMP exam was still based on the ways of working we had back when the certification was first introduced.

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July 1, 2020’s PMP® Exam Changes


The new exam, which goes live on July 1, 2020, contains the biggest changes the exam has ever experienced. This is the method for keeping the PMP a relevant certification. The post July 1, 2020’s PMP® Exam Changes appeared first on MPUG.

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I have my Scrum Master certification—now what?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Several hundred thousand people have taken Scrum Master certification courses with the expectation they will be prepared to lead a Scrum team. As an agile consultant and instructor, I am often asked, “I just received my Scrum Master certification, now what do I do?”.

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Our Scrum Master Holds the Certification but Is Not Competent


The Program was practicing Scrum for six… The post Our Scrum Master Holds the Certification but Is Not Competent appeared first on Agilemania. I have been consulting a big MNC who has started their Scaled Agile adoption journey.

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Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

If you don’t yet have the project management certification and experience to go into a project manager job, you’ll be looking for job titles for entry level positions. If you’re searching for a project management job, you’ve no doubt come across a range of different job titles.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Certificate

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Deciding to get a professional certificate can involve several factors such as, your industry, your interests, your network, and how you would ultimately like to grow in each of these areas. One study found certain certificates carried an 18% premium for salary.

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Certifications, Digital Credentials, and Endorsements

Agile Coach

I started running my Lean Change Agent workshop in 2014 and have never offered a certification. I provided a Certificate of Completion because I have never believed that anyone should be ‘certified’ in anything for attending a 2-day course. Lamest blog post title ever.

Brain Sensei: PMP Training Review [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP)®? Are you interested in gaining your PMP certification before the exam changes in the summer of 2020 ? Product: Brain Sensei. Cost: $499.99 USD for 6 months access.

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New Trends in Online Learning

Leading Answers

Certification PMI-ACP Visual LearningFinished Netflix? Done with “doom-scrolling” social media? Maybe it’s time to gain those skills you have been putting off. The expansion of online learning was booming before COVID-19 emerged.

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Available For Remote Work

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACP TeamsDo you need relevant, high-quality articles for your corporate website? Are you looking for an expert in leadership, agile, or project management?

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Locked Down at Home? Get PMP Certified in 5 Days with Cheetah

Brad Egeland

Location, Dates and Availability: ​ Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Jun 1-4, 2020 1 Seat Left REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Jul 20-23, 2020 $4250.00 REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Aug 17-20, 2020 $4250.00 REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Sep 21-24, 2020 $4250.00

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Only 5 Days to PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

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


These certifications will help you to enhance your professional growth and learning. Why further Agile certifications are important after CSM ? Certified Scrum Master is a basic certification to enter into an agile world. Should I go with PMP® or PMI -ACP® Certification?


I failed again – I talked about why agile but they wanted “how to Scrum”


Agile and Scrum CertificationI was invited to share my knowledge on agile to the management team today in fast-moving consumer goods at FMCG (a popular beer company). The post I failed again – I talked about why agile but they wanted “how to Scrum” appeared first on Agilemania.

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What Salary Do Project Managers Get Across Frontiers?

Epicflow Blog

Besides, their knowledge base should also include awareness of PRINCE2 and PMBOK methodologies, and preferably corresponding certifications. . According to statistics, a PM having a certification earns 16% more than their opposite number without the certification.

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How to Get Hired as a Scrum Master


Blogs Agile agile assessment Agile Certification Agile Coach Agile Metrics agile planning Agile Scrum training Enterprise Agile Professional Scrum TrainerBeing a consultant, one of the activities I often indulge in is helping the organization hire a Scrum Master if needed.

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Is Your Project Management Career Struggling Due to COVID19

Brad Egeland

For project managers looking to solidify their careers or find that next great gig, there has never been a better time than now to put that Project Management Professional (PMP) certification after your name and get moving forward. Unemployment is high.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Their is training, certification, and experience that needs to be gained or earned to start leading projects. Here's the beginning of my list of tools and services to consider or demo or download a trial of for consideration for 2020.

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How to clear PSM and PSPO Assessment Without Attending a Training


With many an organization now preferring Professional Scrum Master (PSM) and Professional Product Owner (PSPO) from over other similar certifications, there has been a surge in enquiries around these certifications.

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Top 3 Recommendations for Measuring Scrum


Blogs Agile Scrum training Digital Transformation Large scale scrum Measuring Scrum Sucess Organizational Agility Scrum CertificationThere is a question I get asked a lot during my individual and also team coaching sessions.


6 Helpful Tips for Managing International Projects


I have a formal project management certification, but managing projects with international teams is new to me. “ Dear Elizabeth: Can you help me with starting right on an international project? I will be responsible for the delivery of 3 projects in Australia and New Zealand.

2020 129

Pandemic – Is now the right time to fire your Scrum Master?


Blogs Agile Scrum training Large scale scrum Scrum Scrum Certification Scrum Developer Scrum framework Scrum Master Training Scrum Product OwnerMany folks on LinkedIn these days, seems to have a renewed interest in firing the Scrum Master.


How Tracking Time and Billable Hours Simplifies Tax Time


A bit later this year, at least for Americans, since in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the IRS extended the deadline to file and pay federal income taxes for 2019 to July 15 th , 2020, but it comes all the same, as it does every year. Tax time cometh.

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Digital Project Manager: Is it a Good Career?

PM Basics

Does a Digital Project Manager Need a Certificate? I believe that small businesses don’t care about your certificates. People often ask me what is a digital project manager ? And they ask because this role assumes fully online and remote work.

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