Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice. Which Agile Certification program should you follow? Classifying the Agile Certification Providers. To make this guide easier to read, I have divided the providers of Agile qualifications into three categories: Agile Certification Your Guide to the Bewildering Array of Agile Qualifications. Tier 1: Principle Promotors of Agile Project Management.

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

Agilemania

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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How Valuable is the PMP Certification?

Clarizen

If you’re wondering whether getting a PMP certification will improve your prospects, it’s important to understand what you’ll need to do in order to earn one, and weigh the time and effort against the potential benefits in salary and opportunities. PMP Certification Requirements.

The Product Owner in Scrum: Responsibilities, Certifications & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Scrum is a framework for organizing agile teams, and it’s processes and guidelines are excellent for improving team productivity. They act as the project manager for the scrum team, although the agile community generally doesn’t use that term. Product Owner Certification.

Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

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.

Project Management Q&A – Maintaining Your PMP Certification for Free

Arras People

What free options would you recommend for maintaining my PMP certification ? After spending over £400 to get your PMP certification you will probably want to avoid any extra costs maintaining and gaining up to date knowledge. Things like Podcasts, e-learning websites and local seminars and meetups are all great ways to maintain that PMP certification. Agile PM related, try DrunkenPM Radio. Do you use any of the above materials to maintain your certifications?

The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020

Agilemania

With the ever-changing IT market, its expectations, and demands, it is imperative for organizations to practice agile methods and principles. The post The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020 appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum Certification

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What is PMP Certification?

Clarizen

With over 750,000 professionals with Project Management Professional (PMP) certification across the world, the popularity of the diploma is clear, but what exactly is a PMP certification? The short answer is that it is a professional certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). So, we’ve taken a look at everything you need to know about PMP certification. How to get PMP certification. How does one retain their PMP certification?

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

In a recent blog The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019 , we explored the results from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset to identify the take-up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK. A not insignificant number of the cohort at 19% have the MSP certification. Scrum is the only Agile based certification making an appearance in the top 10.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

One of the top questions we have answered from our inception back in 2002 has been about project management certification. Taking data from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset we were able to construct the table below which shows the take up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK. Interestingly, for those who identified as currently unemployed just 56% (-10%) said they had this level of certification. For more PMO related certificates see here.

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Enterprise Agile Coach Masterclass with Two ICAgile Certifications (ICP-ENT & ICP-CAT)

Agilemania

ICAgile is the world’s leading certification body for agile which offers the practitioner with a clear and broad learning roadmap made up of separate tracks. Blogs Enterprise Agile Enterprise Agile Bootcamp Enterprise Agile coaching Enterprise Agile Masterclass

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Are you looking to do a project management training course or take a certificate course this year? If your goal this year is to put yourself in that bracket and get studying for a certification (perhaps trying to squeeze in your PMP® before the exam changes), then I’m here to help! Certification: CAPM®, PMP®.

Certification Proliferation and Confusion

Leading Answers

Don’t even get me started on Agile certifications which have splintered and multiplied faster than the brooms in Fantasia’s Sorcerer’s Apprentice.  We need the same with certifications. Hopefully, we will see the same with certifications. Whereas films and TV shows are filtered by genre (action, adventure, drama), actors and viewer age recommendations, certifications will have different criteria. Agile Project Management Certification PMI-ACP

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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Reasons to do a PRINCE2 Certification

Arras People

In this post, guest blogger Simplilearn explore just why PRINCE2 is the most popular project management certification in the UK. There are several project management certifications out there in the market and most people aren’t sure of which certification course to take. People with a PRINCE2 certification are able to adapt to almost all situations and tend to deliver projects on time because the structure of this methodology anticipates all the possibilities of a project.

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

Agilemania

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

CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

Moira Alexander

What is the CSM certification? Agile practices are being rapidly adopted in project and product management across many industries, and the Scrum master is an important leadership role in agile development. Becoming a CSM offers individuals with valuable benefits, including increased recognition and credibility as a leader, additional opportunities within organizations with agile practices, and a demonstrated knowledge of Scrum.

Want to become an Agile Project Manager? Training and Certifications to consider

Virtual Project Consulting

Want to become an Agile Project Manager? Important Training and Certifications to consider. Agile Project Management Agile Agile certification agile project manager Agile training PMI scrum

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.

Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training

Agilemania

Naveen is a Lean-Agile Coach, Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and Internationally acclaimed Speaker in many Conferences and Agile events. The post Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training appeared first on Agilemania.

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Agile Illustrated – Sample #3

Leading Answers

This is the third sample from my new Kindle book “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner’s Guide to Agility ”. The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams.

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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®. 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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I have my Scrum Master certification—now what?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The percentage of projects using agile or hybrid practices exceeds the number of traditional projects , according to the Project Management Institute. Agile is moving beyond technology and is now widely used in financial services, government, and professional services companies.

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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10 Ways to Earn PDUs and Maintain Your PMP Certification

Clarizen

Certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are required to earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) during each three-year certification cycle. is 25% higher than those without PMP certification, according to PMI’s most recent Project Management Salary Survey.

Is SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework®) not Agile?

Agilemania

Some Agile experts are not hard-core fans of SAFe. And this makes SAFe more complicated, bureaucratic than the Agile manifesto recommends. They also have this opinion that SAFe is so heavy, maybe it is not Agile at all. For a long period, our idea of Agile was only Scrum.

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PMI plus Disciplined Agile might be a marriage made in Heaven

Kiron Bondale

The announcement of the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA) by PMI is almost a month old so I thought I would share my thoughts on it. There is no doubt that PMI has been flirting with agile progressively over the past decade. The launch of the PMI-ACP credential, the addition of adaptive life cycle considerations to the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition and the release of the Agile Practice Guide were all signs of this growing interest.

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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. Having this certification indicates a level of work experience as well as formal training in project management. PM Certifications

Update on Google's Project Management Certification

Project Management Five

I received an email from Google today, as I'm sure many of you did, stating that their Project Management certification course will "launch on Coursera later this year." Our certificate will focus on foundational concepts like empathizing with users, conducting research, and prototyping.

CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

Moira Alexander

What is the CSM certification? Agile practices are being rapidly adopted in project and product management across many industries, and the Scrum master is an important leadership role in agile development. Becoming a CSM offers individuals with valuable benefits, including increased recognition and credibility as a leader, additional opportunities within organizations with agile practices, and a demonstrated knowledge of Scrum.

PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

The post PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PRINCE2 Project Management Career Project Management Training PRINCE2 AgileToday, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations.

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?

Should the AGILE MANIFESTO Require Certification – Before All Others?

Agile Advice

Therefore, I love the Agile Manifesto when trying to understand all things agile. The Manifesto is an ideological, philosophical paper outlining the 4 values and 12 principles of how to manage your tasks (in IT but elsewhere, too) and work with your colleagues in an agile manner. However, it is the Manifesto that clarifies what it actually means to be agile. These are all good frameworks that help in very specific ways to be more agile.

Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

So, here I am, once again, writing the dreaded guide about Prince2 methodology and certification. Believe me, getting the Prince2 Foundation level certificate is not as hard as having to write the entire post again…. Prince2 Certification from Experts’ Point of View: Let’s start with Colin Bentley this time. I call newbies, the misguided project managers because there are tons of certifications to choose from. The only problem is that these certifications are not easy.

Waterfall vs agile or knowledge vs values

Agilemania

People often compare waterfall vs agile and argue one is better than other. The post Waterfall vs agile or knowledge vs values appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum Certification

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Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training

Agilemania

Naveen is a Lean-Agile Coach, Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and Internationally acclaimed Speaker in many Conferences and Agile events. The post Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training appeared first on Agilemania.

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Agile for Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

By Susan Parente | Risk Management Guru – Agile Generalist – Instructor and Consultant, IIL. Can Agile practices be incorporated with traditional project management?” In this blog, I’ll cover two great Agile practices that teams have found to be valuable to incorporate on traditional projects, and which may help your team make the shift from traditional to Agile project management: A Daily Stand-up meeting and a Kanban board. Looking for Agile 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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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.