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. If having the letters PMP after your name is going to open doors and get you a great new IT leadership job, then certification makes perfect sense. I can’t say whether you personally will find having a project management certification worth it.

10 Easy Ways to Get PDUs & Stay PMI Certified

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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. Without it, your project management certification will expire. 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.

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

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

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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 is PMI lingo.

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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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Webinar Recap: Analogous and Parametric Estimating Schedule Template

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Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Oliver Gildersleeve’s Analogous and Parametric Estimating Schedule Template webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. The new schedule template covers both analogous and parametric estimating features.

What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

Certification. It’s a great plus for a project manager to have a formal qualification and receive a certificate demonstrating their proficiency. Project Management Institute suggests the following variants of certifications for PMs: .

Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

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A project manager salary depends on many things such as experience, industry and certifications, but in general terms, project managers are well-compensated for their work, and project manager salaries range around the low six-figures. Project Management Certifications.

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

A good roadmap process helps teams manage expectations, facilitate decision making, and most importantly, estimate and deliver valuable solutions. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Betsy Kauffman (CSM, CSPO, PSM, PMP, PMI-ACP, SPC4, ICP-APM, ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF) is a passionate Organizational Coach and Trainer with more than 18 years’ experience working with high performing teams. By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

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But each method needs to be based on 5 Immutable principles to be successful, no matter the domain or context, PMI Spring Seminar , 2012, Austin TX. Five Immutable Principles of Digital Transformation Project Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018. Successful Digital Transformation Starts with a well defined Executable Strategy for Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018. PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter , 27 October 2018. PMI Workshops and Conferences.

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Business Analyst vs Project Manager: The Differences To Know

Girl's Guide to PM

In the PMI Business Analysis Practice Standard, business analysis is defined like this: The set of activities performed to identify the business need and recommend relevant solutions; and to elicit, document, and manage requirements. The professional aspect: BA vs PM Certification.

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

But what if you don’t use PMI methods? Whether you subscribe to the PMI way of thinking or use another approach based on your background, skills, experience, certification or the expectations of management, I’m pretty sure that you’ll have to create project documents.

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How Much Time Is Required for PMP Exam Preparation?

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Of course, these time estimates will vary from individual to individual based on fitness level, prior experience, and many other factors. A formal PMP Exam preparation schedule is essential for passing the certification test on your first attempt. Articles exam pmi pmp

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Most Common Project Management Roadblocks to Avoid for Better Outcomes

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Accurately estimating project costs for bidding is important for landing the project and making it profitable. A poorly estimated bid can lead to losing the project to a competitor, or even worse, winning the bid and losing money due to unexpected costs and unaccounted overheads.

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Everyone is a Project Manager!

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In fact, PMI has stated in a study that they estimate by 2027, there will be a demand for 87.7

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Top 8 Challenges All Project Managers Face at Work

PM Basics

You can’t get accurate estimates if you don’t manage this flow of information. You don’t get a pause from your responsibilities to get a PMP Certification. None of the certifications prepares you for the real-world responsibilities of a PM). The exam for PMI’s PMP is tough.

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Why Project Managers Need Business Analysts for Project Success

Project Risk Coach

Estimating return on investment for projects. The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) offers the CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional) certification. The Project Management Institute (PMI) has also created the new PMI-PBA (Professional in Business Analysis) certification to equip project managers with stronger business analysis skills. The PMI-PBA focuses on requirements management in the context of projects and programs.

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14 Common Project Risks (+ more)

Girl's Guide to PM

The PMI definition of risk is: “an uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, has a positive or negative effect on a project’s objectives.”. Poor estimating. Sometimes the estimates are just rubbish. More and more, estimating is getting harder (in my opinion).

How to Become a Project Manager in 2020

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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 jobs ask for certifications or degrees (especially PMP). Certificates. Time and cost estimation.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

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Index: Online Training Programs & Certification Prep. Online Training & Certification Prep. Essentials of Project Management Series – PMI. Learn how to avoid missed deadlines, combat the most common problems for projects, plan and estimate project cost, allocate resources, manage multiple projects, and keep projects on track. All instructors have at least a decade of project experience, and many hold an impressive list of certifications.

The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

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An online master of project management is one of the best investments one has in order to advance his or her certification levels or acquire one. One of the degrees that they offer is Master’s in project Management with a Project Management certificate. Both the program and curriculum refer to The Project Management Body of Knowledge ( PMBoK®-Guide ), as well as serve to fulfill the Project Management Professional ( PMP )® Certification.

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Agile for Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

Relative sizing/estimating. Agile Estimating and Sprint Planning – 10 hours on demand. PMI-ACP® Exam Prep – 18 hours on demand or 3 days classroom. Susan Parente (PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PSM I, CSM, CSPO, CISSP, CRISC, RESILIA, ITIL, MS Eng. Her experience is augmented by her Masters in Engineering Management with a focus in Marketing of Technology, from George Washington University (DC), along with a number of professional certifications.

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What is a Digital Project Manager (and How to Become One)

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Estimating workloads, budgets, and developing schedules. Anderson Economic Group (AEG) estimates that by 2027, demand for project managers will increase by 33%. A ‘ Talent Gap’ report by PMI estimates that by 2020, there will be 15.7 PMI’s annual salary survey has more accurate data. A typical project manager with a PMP certification makes $112,000/year in average salary. PMI’s salary survey corroborates these findings.

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5 Online Project Management Courses for Beginners

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Do you need certification? Get the knowledge you need to be confident in your new role and prepare for project management certification with one of these convenient online courses. Accreditation: PMI Registered Education Provider. What You’ll Learn: Get an introduction to essential project management techniques and the PMBoK, and prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) and CAPM certification exams. Accreditation: PMI Registered Education Provider.

The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. Actual dates are different from planned or estimated dates.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

First let’s keep the concept of ROI basic, which is in this context: Applying this equation to a real-life example, if the cost for rolling out a SMILE activity = $10,000 and the estimated value of the program is $100,000 (considering quantitative and/or qualitative factors such as listed above): This number is not exaggerated. 15 lunch gift certificate at a popular restaurant) could be associated with the highest score at the end of the month. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

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How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

We have so much material about what processes to use, and yet it is estimated that 70% – and possibly as much as 81% – of project success depends on the human side of projects. And three times a year I teach an ICF approved coach training course through the Center for Coaching Certification. The courses are all eligible for PMI PDUs which is great! Ruth Pearce knows everything there is to know about motivating your project team. She’s even written the book on it.

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15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

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As PMI says, any “way of doing things” within an organization can be considered a best practice. If your project team and client have different estimations of the project's scope, you're going to run into problems. If yes, what certifications and training are necessary to improve performance in this role? their formal PM knowledge, certifications, etc.). As Victoria Kumar says in a PMI paper - "leaders innovate; managers administer".

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Waterfall Should Have Never Existed: Part 1

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He created the ‘ Scaled Agile Framewor k’ methodology ( SAFe ) and SAFe -assessment tools for organizations, as well as ‘ SAFe certification ’ for professionals. ran away with the main prize of getting the ear of C-level executives: PMI had tried for many years to get their ear after all.

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Knowing PMP® Exam ITTO (Inputs, Tools, Techniques and Outputs) – PMBOK® Guide

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In this blog, I am addressing ways to overcome fear by giving tips on how to learn PMP® certification input-output. How to memorize PMP® Certification Inputs and Outputs? How to memorize PMP® Certification Inputs and Outputs?

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Agile project management- A tutorial

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Until recently some academics and Project Management Institute (PMI) considered Agile method, not a serious contender in project management due to the fact that is very hard to set a due date for project’s completion in the Agile method. Project Estimation. How do you come up with project estimation in Agile world? Project estimation is hard not only in Agile but traditional methods as well. This makes the job or estimation for each delivery much more accurate.

5 Mistakes Every Project Manager Should Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

Involve your team in creating the estimates so that you have a better idea of what is involved. KnowledgeHut is a PMI Registered Education Provider offering online and classroom courses including CSPO Certification and PMP. I’m delighted to be partnering with KnowledgeHut to bring you an article by Abhishek Gaurav today. To err is human. But if you’re a project manager, erring isn’t really something you can afford to do.

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The Diversity of Project Manager Position Types: How to Choose a Job Among Different Titles

Epicflow Blog

Then they can get a certification or a business analyst degree and try themselves as a project manager in this field. Paper presented at PMI® Global Congress 2007—North America, Atlanta, GA.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Kyle: Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the MPUG activity code for claiming the session with PMI is on the screen now. John Owen: First, let’s talk about the estimates that we’re using in our schedule.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Kyle: Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the MPUG activity code for claiming the session with PMI is on the screen now. John Owen: First, let’s talk about the estimates that we’re using in our schedule.

Building X-Shaped Project Management Skills: A Complete How-To

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A formal course of study, such as the PMP exam certification , will equip you with this PM-specific knowledge. A s PMI writes , "leaders innovate; managers administer". Some will also insist that you possess certifications such as the PMP. They can read patterns and estimate the odds of something going wrong. What are the most important project management skills? Does project management follow a T-shaped or X-shaped skill pattern?

All About…Project Manager Nomads

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The Economist estimates that there are currently millions of people working nomadically, and that this figure could rise to a billion by 2035. He’s currently getting his PMI certification, all while traveling from project to project, and he would like to make that lifestyle easier (and more economical) for others in the same boat. about project management and passing my certification test. The Day I Knew I Was One….

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10 Project Management Hacks Every Project Manager Should Know

The Squad Report

Bond with your team According to the PMI Project Management Survey 2017 , 30% of project failures were due to poor or inadequate communication. Baseline your project schedule & monitor the budget Brett Harned , Digital Project Management consultant explains that creating strategic timelines and managing budget estimates helps the team to get a better more holistic view of the project’s framework. They say it’s never too late.

Requirements Management Panel Discussion – Transcription

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Walter’s certifications include the PMP and MCTS. I’m a certified project manager, PMI, ACP, scrum master, and I’ve also had training in change management through a couple of entities most particularly Prosci, which is a change management research organization.

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

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Author: The Project Management Institute (PMI). In fact, if you’re taking the PMP certification it will be your textbook. The PMBOK might not be the best option if you’re not looking to get a certification or want something more specific to your niche.

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