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.

4 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.

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How to Earn Leadership PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are like many Project Management Professional ( PMP )® certification holders, you might be finding it hard to source enough quality learning materials for your Leadership PDUs. What are Leadership PDUs? What does ‘Leadership’ mean?

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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. Advanced Leadership for Engineers: Leading Teams, Organizations, and Networks - A $190 course designed for engineers aspiring to become effective leaders and enhance leadership skills through captivating concepts and challenging assignments.

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. Things like Podcasts, e-learning websites and local seminars and meetups are all great ways to maintain that PMP certification. Do you use any of the above materials to maintain your certifications?

Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

Leadership PDUs are a valuable asset to embrace your leadership skills. Once you earn these leadership PDUs, you can apply them to PMP® certification or any other PMIs certification renewal. Leadership PDUs are one of the categories of the Talent Triangle.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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

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.

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. 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.

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

iZenBridge

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 ”. You need to map them in the “ Leadership ” category.

I have my Scrum Master certification—now what?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Several hundred thousand people have taken Scrum Master certification courses with the expectation they will be prepared to lead a Scrum team. As an agile consultant and instructor, I am often asked, “I just received my Scrum Master certification, now what do I do?”.

Earning Strategic PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

Minimum & Maximum Strategic PDUs for PMIs Certification’s: The minimum and maximum Strategic PDUs requirements for each PMI’s certificate are as below: How to earn Strategic PDUS? Strategic PDUs are applicable for any of your PMI certificates. In this blog.

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

iZenBridge

Actually his main concern was – Am I eligible for PMP® certification as my designation is not Project Manager? Practicing servant leadership, inspire, motivate, and influence stakeholders and team members.

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PMI-ACP and My New Book “Beyond Agile: Achieving Success with Situational Knowledge and Skills”

Leading Answers

In addition to an agnostic understanding of Lean, Kanban, Scrum and other agile approaches, we also agreed people should know about the basics of servant leadership, conflict management, team decision making, and coaching.

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Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

Yesterday Adriana Girdler and I presented Timeless Leadership at the Toronto Agile Tour. Our intent was to show that everything we need to know about leadership has already been invented, we just need to stop and look around once in a while instead of jumping on the next agile fad. There are too many other fads to list, but now we’re smack dab in the middle of thinking we need to redefine leadership because Agile requires different leadership.

How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

As for soft skills, leadership, decision-making and communication skills are an absolute requirement for project managers given their responsibilities. What’s interesting is that CEOs consider leadership skills as important as the technical ones. Leadership skills.

5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Certificate

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Deciding to get a professional certificate can involve several factors such as, your industry, your interests, your network, and how you would ultimately like to grow in each of these areas. One study found certain certificates carried an 18% premium for salary.

Professional Agile Leadership Certification Course - An Audio Experience Report

Scrum.org

after he has participated in one of my recent Professional Agile Leadership (PAL-E) certification courses in Munich Germany. He offered to come on the show and share his experiences before, during and after the course when pursuing the certification assessment. More importantly we connected the facilitation techniques to the leadership role. Cool and compact overview of agile methods, agile mindset and agile leadership.

Your Ultimate Guide to Leadership in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

The role of leadership in project management. No matter what level of project management you are at though, leadership is an essential and valuable part of your role. The importance of leadership can’t be understated. Leadership is about people. Leadership is important.

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Announcing “PM Illustrated” – The Fun Way to Prepare for Your PMP® Exam

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Games Leadership PMI-ACP Visual LearningI know, “Fun” and “PMP Exam” are rarely used in the same sentence. When I studied for my PMP credential in 2001, materials were text-based, process-focused, and dry!

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How Can I, as a Project Manager, Land a Leadership Position Faster?

Paymo App

Suppose you’re a project manager and have all your ducks in a row: sufficient industry experience, a PMP accredited certification, and a handful of successfully delivered projects that recommend you for a leadership position. Don’t worry, you’re not going to read about a set of leadership skills. Striving for a leadership position comes with a series of obstacles though. The road to project leadership. A PMP certification can only get you so far.

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PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group - April 10, 2021 Start

Leading Answers

  Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Leadership PMI-ACP Visual LearningThe next Supported Self-Study Group starts on April 10th. Sign-up now at the early-bird price of $99 if you would like to attend. Email  Mike@LeadingAnswers.com  for more details.

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

Epicflow Blog

Brilliant leadership skills. 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: .

PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group - February 2021 Start

Leading Answers

  Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Leadership PMI-ACP Visual LearningThe next Supported Self-Study Group starts on February 6th. Sign-up now at the early-bird price of $99 if you would like to attend. Email Mike@LeadingAnswers.com for more details.

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Available For Remote Work

Leading Answers

Are you looking for an expert in leadership, agile, or project management? Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACP TeamsDo you need relevant, high-quality articles for your corporate website?

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The best order to get all Scrum.org certifications

Scrum.org

Questions about agile certifications (especially those from Scrum.org) are an integral part of my routine. People always come to me saying that they are going to act as a Scrum Master / Product Owner / Developer on an agile project and they want to know what to study and what`s the best first certification. For those willing to get all certifications this guide will support a journey with the least effort and time required to do so (even knowing it`s a long journey nevertheless).

PMI plus Disciplined Agile might be a marriage made in Heaven

Kiron Bondale

Correcting perceptions and developing sufficient intellectual property (IP) would have taken PMI many years to do organically so acquiring legitimate thought leadership, credibility and IP was the better strategic move. Given the strategic relationships which PMI’s senior leadership has forged with major global corporations, this acquisition will open doors for DA which might not have been possible otherwise which in turn might accelerate the evolution of DA.

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Webinar Recap: Transformative Leadership: How to Elevate your Impact with Less Effort and None of the Stress

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ravi Raman’s session, Transformative Leadership: How to Elevate your Impact with Less Effort and None of the Stress, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Leadership is a kind of buzzword.

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The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute for Learning

We know that servant leadership is an excellent match for Agile methods. What other leadership styles have a home in the Agile approach? Grateful Leadership is a style of leadership that is somewhat newer than other styles of leadership.

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Agile Illustrated – Sample #3

Leading Answers

The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams. At just 88 pages and mainly pictures it is a quick read that explains the agile values, principles and servant leadership behaviors needed to support agile teams.

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Survey - How Certified is Your PMO and How Effective is the PMO Leadership?

Brad Egeland

2) Who's leading your PMO and how effective is that leadership and the PMO in general? Please note - this survey is sponsored by Cheetah Learning , providers of excellent project management training and certification services - they even guarantee you'll pass the PMP exam so check them out if you're thinking of becoming certifiable! How Certified and is Your PMO or PM Infrastructure and How Effective is the Leadership? Let's have a little fun and do a new survey.

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What is an agile coach? A valuable role for organizational change

Agilemania

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 CoachingAgile coaching skills is one of the most in-demand skills nowadays.

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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?

How to build a career in agile and scrum post certified scrum master 

iZenBridge

These certifications will help you to enhance your professional growth and learning. Why further Agile certifications are important after CSM ? Certified Scrum Master is a basic certification to enter into an agile world. Should I go with PMP® or PMI -ACP® Certification?

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Announcing "Agile Illustrated" Book

Leading Answers

It is a short, graphical overview of agile and agile team leadership published as an Amazon Kindle eBook. It also serves as a great executive summary for instilling an agile mindset and teaching the leadership behaviors to serve agile teams. Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACPI am excited to announce a new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learners Guide to Agility ”.

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"Agile Illustrated" - Update

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACPThanks 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.

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