A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. If you have even a passing interest in the field, then you’ve bumped up against PMI. Given its vast influence, it’s important to have a basic understanding of PMI and its history. Quick Facts About PMI. The PMI footprint is huge. A History of PMI. But where did PMI start? The Goals & Standards of PMI.

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PMI Organizational Agility Presentation

Leading Answers

Please join me on Thursday, September 12 th for the PMI Organizational Agility Conference. This free, online event for PMI members awards viewers PDUs. We will explore beyond agile models and the power of a “Yes, and…” mindset.   Agile Project Management Events Leadership TeamsI will be presenting on the topic of becoming a Change Resilient Professional.

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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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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). Gaining new skills to use in another industry – agile skills were highlighted here. There’s a figure in the report based on PMI’s Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey 2019 , which turns heads.

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10 Easy Ways to Get PDUs & Stay PMI Certified

ProjectManager.com

If you hold a qualification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) like PMP (Project Management Professional) or PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Professional), CPD is mandatory. The PMI measures CPD in Professional Development Units, or PDUs. PMI’s PDU Requirements. Some PMI certifications require you to earn a minimum number of PDUs over a three-year cycle. Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP) requires 30 PDUs; 10 per year.

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The PMI’s Agile Practice Guide: What You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

In September 2017, the PMI published the Agile Practice Guide, in collaboration with Agile Alliance. The post The PMI’s Agile Practice Guide: What You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Agile Project Management PMBoK & PMP Agile CAPM PMBoK PMI PMI-ACP PMPIs the Guide part of core Project Management knowledge?

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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? Sure they want Project Managers that know what they’re doing – and yes they’d like them to be qualified to do the job but we have to remember that there are many schools of thought and different training options available for project managers with the PMI PMP just being one of them. Project Management Training PMI

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PMI-ACP Training Partner Program

Leading Answers

When 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. One Instructor License for the PM FASTrack® PMI-ACP® Exam Simulation Software – v2 (Downloadable exam simulator.

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PMI-ACP Training Partner Program

Leading Answers

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

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PMI Goes Agile

Project Management Essentials

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is making a bold pivot toward agile. Agile Project Management Managing Projects TrainingAs a project manager and an agilist, I am excited by these moves. At the same time, it is hard to envision both this transition and the future state. In this article, I share some of my thoughts about the upcoming changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam and PMBOK® Guide. Two years ago. Source.

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PMI-ACP Training Partner Program

Leading Answers

When 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. One Instructor License for the PM FASTrack® PMI-ACP® Exam Simulation Software – v2 (Downloadable exam simulator.

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Moving to the UK: PMI or APM?

Arras People

I have got my PMP from the PMI Institute as that was necessary in this region. How has Agile taken off in the UK. The report will certainly give you the skinny on Agile right now because there is a section on that. A PMI PMP is just as recognisable in the UK as the APMP from the APM. Q&A Project Management Careers APM PMI

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PMI Global Conference Chicago

Leading Answers

I will be in Chicago this weekend for the PMI Global Conference. Then on Sunday a deep-dive workshop with Jesse Fewell into the new Agile Practice Guide. I’ll also be doing a couple of podcast interviews and helping at the PMI Poster session and the RMC booth. I’d love to chat to anyone who knows me, has used my books, or has questions about the PMI-ACP or the new Agile Practice Guide. Agile Project Management Books Events PMI-ACP Travel

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PMI Education Contact Hours and PDUs: Your Essential Guide

Online PM Courses

The PMI is currently the most widely used source of professional project management accreditation. To win your coveted CAPM, PMP, or PMI-ACP, to will need to chalk up enough education Contact Hours. The Project Management Institute, or PMI, is the largest professional body for project managers, and provides several tiers of accreditation for professional status. PMI Contact Hours and PDUs. Achieving a PMI professional qualification. PMI-ACP 21 hours.

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What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes?

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes? Key Dates for PMP® Exam Changes and Other PMI Exam Changes. PMI-ACP® Exam: 26 March 2018. Elizabeth: Is there anything else that’s changing, in the PMI set of qualifications? Jeff: Yeah, so PMI has become so big there are many certifications, and there’s a whole checklist of key milestones that people need to know about. Also the PMI-ACP test changes, the same day, also in first quarter.

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PMI Global Conference Chicago

Leading Answers

I will be in Chicago this weekend for the PMI Global Conference. Then on Sunday a deep-dive workshop with Jesse Fewell into the new Agile Practice Guide. I’ll also be doing a couple of podcast interviews and helping at the PMI Poster session and the RMC booth. I’d love to chat to anyone who knows me, has used my books, or has questions about the PMI-ACP or the new Agile Practice Guide. Agile Project Management Books Events PMI-ACP Travel

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PMI Global Conference Chicago

Leading Answers

I will be in Chicago this weekend for the PMI Global Conference. Then on Sunday a deep-dive workshop with Jesse Fewell into the new Agile Practice Guide. I’ll also be doing a couple of podcast interviews and helping at the PMI Poster session and the RMC booth. I’d love to chat to anyone who knows me, has used my books, or has questions about the PMI-ACP or the new Agile Practice Guide. Agile Project Management Books Events PMI-ACP Travel

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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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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. The most succinct – and possibly best known – articulation of that full range of capabilities is the PMI’s Project Management Talent Triangle. Just a Moment… Who or What is the PMI? If you don’t know who or what the Project Management Institute (PMI) is, take a look at this video before reading on.

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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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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. You can download your copy of Success in Disruptive Times from the PMI’s website. The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Our regular readers will know that, for the last two years, we have extracted the marrow from the bones of the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey. Terrific Insights from the Annual PMI Project Management Review 2016.

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

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PMI Conference observations

Zen Project Management

The PMI Conference was held this past weekend in Chicago. When I first started attending almost 20 years ago, it was the PMI Symposium, then Global Congress and now the PMI Conference. He talked about how the leadership structure of agile teams evolved at Riot Games. I also took part in an interactive session on the new Agile Practice guide that came out with the latest PMBoK. PMI tried to improve he quality of the sessions.

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Agile Illustrated – Sample #1

Leading Answers

Over the next few weeks, I will be featuring samples 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 the best servant leadership behaviors for supporting agile teams. Agile projects have highly visible queues of work and plans in the form of release maps, backlogs, and task boards. Agile Project Management Books Leadership PMI-ACP Teams

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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. I have also included the Axelos PRINCE2 Agile qualifications here.

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation. Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Planning PMI-ACP Travel

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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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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. Also, just in time for Christmas, Agile Illustrated is now available as a physical paperback book. Anyone taking the PMI-ACP exam should expect to see 18-20 questions on this topic.).

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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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PMI Announcement: Project Managers who want to be Professionals

Virtual Project Consulting

All aspiring Project Management Professionals, find a summary of the announcement from PMI about the Project Management Professional or PMP, exam changes from December 2019. Project Management "project management training" Agile people and process PMI PMP project manager skills

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute of 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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PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation course held late May / early June 2018. We   Evolution of the PMI-ACP Credential. Popularity has grown in the PMI-ACP from niche to mainstream with over 20,000 people now holding the credential.

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PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation course held late May / early June 2018. We   Evolution of the PMI-ACP Credential. Popularity has grown in the PMI-ACP from niche to mainstream with over 20,000 people now holding the credential.

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Announcing "Agile Illustrated" Book

Leading Answers

I am excited to announce a new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learners Guide to Agility ”. It is a short, graphical overview of agile and agile team leadership published as an Amazon Kindle eBook.   Using mind-maps, cartoons, and short summaries it covered the agile manifesto, the declaration of interdependence for agile project management, and each of the 7 Domains and 60 Tasks covered in the PMI-ACP exam.

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Agile Illustrated - Sample #2

Leading Answers

Here is the second 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. If you missed the first sample on the Agile Manifesto, you can find it here. It describes six principles essential to agile project teams. Rarely do all the ideal conditions for agile development present themselves.

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"Agile Illustrated" - Update

Leading Answers

Thanks to everyone who downloaded my new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner's Guide to Agility ” you made it #1 Amazon Hot New Releases for “Technical Project Management”, along with #1 Amazon Best Seller in “Computers and Technology Short Reads”, and even #1 Amazon Best Seller in “PMP Exam” - which is odd because it is not even about the PMP exam. Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACP

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The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute of Learning

By Susan Parente, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, PSM I, CISSP, CRISC, PMI-RMP, RESILIA, ITIL, GL®CP, MS Eng. Risk Management Guru – Agile Specialist – IIL Senior Instructor. We know that servant leadership is an excellent match for Agile methods. What other leadership styles have a home in the Agile approach? This article makes a connection between this style of leadership and Agile project management. Servant Leadership is also very important in Agile.

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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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Agile and the sailing analogy

Musings on Project Management

In one presentation to a PMI chapter on Agile project management I used a sailing race analogy. to learn that agile projects have plans, and even more shocking that earned value concepts (that is: earning some value for the investment made) is agileI've used this analogy before, but this time there was some 'Q&A' that was worth passing along. The first thing is that audience was shocked (shocked!)

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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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