Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

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The Certification Option. There are also courses run by training companies that will give you a certificate, or you could go the whole way and sign up for a Masters in Project Management at one of the top business schools.

The Product Owner in Scrum: Responsibilities, Certifications & Tools

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Product Owner Certification. While not required, a product owner certification can be a great way to brush up on needed skills and to learn new things. Certification can also help those looking for a new job, as it shows potential hiring companies that you are qualified for the role.

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

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. Alison is another portal that provides free online project management courses and certification and offers a comprehensive review of project management with things like methodology, tool sets and documentation.

Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certification

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And are there different levels of Six Sigma certification? Six Sigma and Six Sigma certification, which is offered at various levels, can be confusing. These requirements also differ depending on the level of certification you’re seeking. What is Six Sigma?

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

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.

PMI Certification Options: Is One Right for You?

Online PM Courses

It's too easy to thing of PMI certification as a one-trick pony: PMP. But, the range of PMI certificate options can often be a surprise. The post PMI Certification Options: Is One Right for You? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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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?

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.

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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Collaborate Better with Your Customer-Facing Teams

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Leader Coach, Fearless Product LLC

Customer discovery is the lifeblood of product teams to identify the most important customer needs to solve next. Often it's the Product and UX members of the trio who take lead on facilitating this discovery. But what about other customer-facing teams in an organization? How do product teams best partner with these teams to understand customers’ unmet needs and decide which needs to address next?

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®.

5 Reasons to Get Your PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

I recently had a project manager ask me which of the PMI certifications he should pursue. Certainly, the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® and the Project Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) ® certifications supercharged my project management career.

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

Online PM Courses

Which Agile Certification program should you follow? Classifying the Agile Certification Providers. Major Project Management organizations with Agile Certification programs These include the PMI and other national and international project management professional associations.

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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Use Discovery and Delivery to Experiment Our Way to a New Normal

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Many of us are accustomed to planning for either discovery or delivery. We know how to plan for where we want to be for a product (delivery). And, we know how to plan to discover a market (discovery). Right now in 2020, those plans might not be worth anything. The world is still in upheaval—and no one has a crystal ball to know when we should plan more in-depth. Instead of planning for either discovery or delivery, we can use experiments—for all our work. When we focus on experimentation, small bets, and short feedback loops, we can create the kinds of products our customers will love.

The PMI-SP Certification & uCertify Training Course Review

Girl's Guide to PM

What is the PMI-SP Scheduling Certification? If you want people to know that you are good at that kind of thing, then the certification is a good one to showcase your skills. The first couple of lessons of the course cover general orientation and background about the certification and the exam. PMI-SP® is a niche certification. Equally, if you love scheduling, then you’ll find the course relatively straight forward and it’s always good to have certifications!

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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®. Certification: PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®. Certification: PMP®. Certification: None particularly. You'll also like: Project Management Certification Questions [Video] This video answers the questions, “How effective is online project management training?” This article contains affiliate links.

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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.

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. When going through the links that were shared, I was surprised at the efforts to commoditize the certifications and realized the source of their confusion. No, I don’t plan… The post CSM or PSM – The Better Certification!!

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders: Tips for Product People

Speaker: Roman Pichler, Product Management Expert and Acclaimed Author

Leading stakeholders and development teams is notoriously challenging for product managers: They lack the power to tell the individuals what to do, but they need their support to progress the product. To make things worse, stakeholders come from different departments and often have different perspectives and interests, which leads to disagreements and conflicts. Join Roman Pichler, product management expert and acclaimed author, as he shares tips to help you more effectively deal with difficult stakeholders and techniques for constructively resolving conflict.

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.

CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

Moira Alexander

What is the CSM certification? The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) qualification, available through the Scrum Alliance, is an entry-level certification aimed at providing professionals with an awareness of the methodologies and values of Scrum, including team performance, accountability, and iterative progress. 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.

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.

5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

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Project Management certifications, or a certified professional are not essential to an organization’s core structure, but their involvement makes a difference in ten folds. The nature of the certification, in turn, determines how the skills of a certified IT Project Manager can be applied and benefited from. Why Are Project Management Certifications Important? However, at the helm of each project, it comes down to obtaining the concerned Project Management Certifications.

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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.

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?

The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020

Agilemania

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

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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

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.

Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

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

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?

Certification for Project Managers – 5 Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

The post Certification for Project Managers – 5 Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management is an excellent career. But organizations want a short-hand to know what you know. That's where qualifications come in handy. Advice for Project Managers Project Management Career Project Management Tips Project Management Training video

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.

The Winding Road to PgMP Certification

ProProject Manager

I am the 862nd person to obtain the Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification out of 2770 people in the world as of February 2019. I’ve worked hard to achieve success, gain certifications and I’m happy to share my PgMP journey with you. . I was assigned a performance goal to obtain a certification. I downloaded the PgMP certification handbook and referenced it throughout the entire process. I needed their help to get this certification. .

CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

Moira Alexander

What is the CSM certification? The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) qualification, available through the Scrum Alliance, is an entry-level certification aimed at providing professionals with an awareness of the methodologies and values of Scrum, including team performance, accountability, and iterative progress. 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.

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.

Top 5 Project Management Certifications To Become A Great Project Manager!

The Lazy Project Manager

There are many certification courses for project manager you should do. We here bring the great options in project management certification. Here you can know the various options available in certification and how to continue in your post. PMP certification prerequisites.

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How to Earn 60 PDUs for Free and Maintain Your PMP®Certification

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I often get several queries related to PDUs for PMP® certification, how do we earn sixty PMP® PDUs? If you are looking to know the ways of earning PDUs, you may refer to this blog – “ Ways to earn PDUs for PMIs certification ”. PMI-ACP® Certification. PMI-PBA® Certification.