IT Governance: Definitions, Frameworks and Planning

IT governance ensures that IT departments are prepared for what’s next, without losing focus on what matters. What is IT Governance? If you ask the business world, IT governance is all about managing performance for efficiency. Key Terms in IT Governance.

PMI-PgMP® Certification


The Project Management Institute's Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PgMP) certification is one of the most sought-after certifications for professionals who want to enter the project management field. You are required to take and pass the Certification Exam.

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SAFe® Agile Certification Cost in 2022


Did you just Google ‘SAFe Certification Cost’ only to realize there is a ton of information which is unnecessarily exhaustive? What is SAFe Certification? The first certification in the SAFe series is the SAFe Agilist certification. Benefits of SAFe Certification.

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How To Choose The Right SAFe Certification For You


The path to these SAFe jobs are the SAFe certifications offered by Scaled Agile. . What is SAFe certification?” . Which SAFe certification is the best?” . “Is Is SAFe certification worth it?” . Free SAFe certification” . Is SAFe Certification really worth it?

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


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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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.

Professional Certifications: Helpful Tool or Unnecessary Evil

Brad Egeland

Use code 'MG10OFF' for 10% off MindGenius Online or MindGenius 20 - 2 versions of the #1 Mindmapping software available You really can’t sift through job ads for IT professionals without seeing some sort of certification mentioned as a requirement or at least a nice-to-have for the position.

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. 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. Major Project Management organizations with Agile Certification programs These include the PMI and other national and international project management professional associations.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We have a lot… We’ve got several European government agencies.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We have a lot… We’ve got several European government agencies.

Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers


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.

I have my Scrum Master certification—now what?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Agile is moving beyond technology and is now widely used in financial services, government, and professional services companies. Several hundred thousand people have taken Scrum Master certification courses with the expectation they will be prepared to lead a Scrum team.

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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. You as a project manager can increase your skill and prospects of job sharp with certifications. A project manager who combines certification with their degree get opportunities. About the PMP certification exam structure.

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PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations. The post PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. This is one of our giant guides, in which we aim to answer all your basic question – in this […].

My designation is not Project Manager – AM I eligible for PMP® Certification?


Actually his main concern was – Am I eligible for PMP® certification as my designation is not Project Manager? Plan and manage the budget, monitor project budget variations and work with the governance process to adjust as necessary.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

There are a few project management methods which exemplify this approach, probably the most globally rec ognised being the PRINCE2® project certification. PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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What is a Project Management Certification? And Why Do I Need It?

The IIL Blog

Project Management certification demonstrates an individual’s experience, knowledge, and skill in project management – and in many companies, it’s a requirement for new and current project managers. However, when students attend a certification prep course, they quickly learn that additional time and effort will be required to become ready to sit the exam. Questions increase the relevance and value of the certification. So – what does certification do for you?

Why Is PMP Certification Important to Your Career? [Guest Post]


Project managers don’t need a PMP to do project management work, but having the certification will significantly improve opportunities for substantial increases in pay. The certification carries weight in organizations and companies because it codifies how a project manager works. Some companies may even require a certification, as most federal workplaces do since 2016. The PMP certification is global.

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?


You’ve probably heard about all sorts of project management certifications and wonder whether it’s worth having one. If you want to manage projects better, certification won’t help you much. The most popular project management certifications. A certification is different from a degree. Degrees are awarded by universities and governments, take much longer to complete, and require students to take general education courses in addition to profession-specific ones.

So this is why project management is failing.

Ron Rosenhead

If you want people to receive a certification great however ensure that those you train are actively involved in projects or very soon will be. Project Review/governance – ensure that there is strong project management review alongside project governance in place (Governance refers to the set of policies, regulations, functions, processes, procedures and responsibilities that define the establishment, management and control of projects, programmes and portfolios.).

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute for Learning

Well, PMI’s professional certification examination development process is accredited against the internationally recognized ISO 1704 [ii] Standard, as well as other industry best practices. But if you’d like help using a more structured approach, which is what I’ve recommended for many years, we at IIL have developed a PMP Certification Prep course that will help get you ready. IIL’s PMP Certification Prep course workbook.

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Agile Illustrated - Sample #2

Leading Answers

Paying a wage might guarantee that people show up, but how they contribute once they are there is governed by a wide variety of factors. Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACPHere 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.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Governance (#Governance). Six Business System Rule - defines the assessment of the integrated business systems for Federal procurement and their integrity in providing information to the Government contracting office. . Managing Government Grant Projects at Arizona Public Service - APS management process for Department of Energy grant for algae CO2 capture project. Governance. These were developed from successful actual EVMS Certification Reviews.

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PRINCE2 and PMBOK: How They Compare

Rebel’s Guide to PM

First came PRINCE in 1989 as the UK government standard for IT project management. In 2020, AXELOS, the awarding body for the PRINCE2 family of certifications, launched a version specifically aimed at the US market, with relevant vocabulary and case studies.

Should I take CAPM or PRINCE2?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Recently I was contacted by someone who wanted advice about which project management certification scheme to pursue. Prerequisites for the certifications. Training for the certification. The Introductory Certificate has no prerequisites. The certificate decision.

Why do Real People Earn the PMP® Credential?

The IIL Blog

Is it because, as the Project Management Institute reported in its 10 th Annual Salary Survey , that PMPs earn 23% more than those who don’t hold the certificate? the certification…will…get rid of various addictions, to recycle and learn the practices another way.”. The certification gives those hiring you a comfort level that you’re serious about your profession.”. “.when when I prepared for the certification, I learned about some topics …I didn’t know about.

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Most Common Project Management Roadblocks to Avoid for Better Outcomes

Project Bliss

Some PSA tools also act as a skills-and-certification repository. This allows resource managers to track and create a catalog of skill and certification updates in one place to proactively hire or retrain workers. Poor Governance. This is a guest post by Shree Krupa.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a not-for-profit membership association, project management certification and standards organization. It requires a certification to practice. Learn about six sigma certification here. What Is a Project Management Methodology?

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

The couple will sign a document or Certificate of Completion to confirm acceptance of the work. It is very common in construction, infrastructure, and government programs. . By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP.

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Hard Costs vs Soft Costs in Construction: Definitions & Examples

LEED Certification for Commercial Real Estate Projects: As sustainable buildings become more in demand, you may need to acquire a LEED certification. LEED Certification: Again, this can impact both hard costs and soft costs.

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PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

Project managers who aren’t based in the United Kingdom might not be intimate with the PRINCE2 method of managing a project, which is primarily used by the British government. As noted, it’s been mostly used by the government in the United Kingdom, but it’s also prevalent in the private sector in the United Kingdom and other places around the world. PRINCE2 Certification. PRINCE2 has a course of study that leads to a certification in the methodology.

Project Budgeting: An Interview with Sol Benady

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Sol feels that those with accountancy backgrounds have an edge – especially in building client trust, but there are still opportunities to build accounting knowledge even if it isn’t your specialization, “[E&Y] encourage anyone in the firm to do an accountancy certification.

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What can I do with a degree in project management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Trust me, if you are good at what you do, can demonstrate project management best practices and have the certifications to back you up, you’ll get a job. Government jobs typically pay better than working in education.

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Best PMI-ACP Exam Prep Books

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Below, I list the best agile books for your certification studies. Self-paced with video training modules, you'll quickly be on your way to your agile certification. Are you aiming to achieve your PMI Agile Certified Professional ( PMI-ACP )®?

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PRINCE2: The Project Management Method Explained

Rebel’s Guide to PM

PRINCE2 is part of the best practice guidance that came out of the UK Office of Government Commerce. A British government agency, the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency, licensed it for use in government IT projects back in 1979. What is PRINCE2?

The 2021 Project Management Report

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The top career goal is certification. The top career goal for project managers is gaining a certification. Perhaps that’s why so many people want to take their development into their own hands, earn a certification and get a new job.

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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. Attendees can earn up to 12 PDUs towards their PMP certification.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

There are a few project management methods which exemplify this approach, probably the most globally rec ognised being the PRINCE2® project certification. PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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Program Manager Job Description – Plus! Cut & Paste Example

Education and Certification for Program Managers. The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers the Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification. Certification notes that they’re result-oriented and that those results align with the strategic goals of the organizations. There are also universities and colleges that offer courses in program management, which provide graduates with certification. Certification or diploma in program management.

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Cybersecurity Nightmares for Your Website

Brad Egeland

The government isn’t going to let you off the hook either. Use an SSL Certificate for all websitesSSL certificates are a protocol for encrypting Internet traffic and verifying server identity. Many browsers have started tagging websites without an SSL certificate as “not secure.” Website NightmaresIn June of 2021, a hacker stole data on 700 million LinkedIn users by exploiting the website’s API and using a data scraping technique.

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