Online Certification in Construction Management Program – Is It Worth It?


Is a certification necessary to get into construction management ? However, if the recent trends are anything to go by, a construction management degree or certification have almost become a requirement. Online Certification in Construction – An Overview.

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.

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? 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. This time I'd like to look at two things.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers


Index: Online Training Programs & Certification Prep. Online Training & Certification Prep. IIL conducts virtual and on-demand courses on topics like project scope, risk management, and Earned Value Management systems, plus prep courses for a variety of certifications.

Celebrating Project Success: 5 Things You Can Do


Certificates of Appreciation. Whereas letters of appreciation are to be used as recognition of a significant act between you and the recipient, certificates of appreciation are a great way to share individual recognition with the entire team. Project management equals leadership.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. Leadership

Upcoming Monthly Articles on Top Project Management Tools and Services to Try

Brad Egeland

PM leadership want to hear about the different options available to them, but they need someone providing it to them on a regular basis so they can download free trials, get demos and ask questions.

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The Million Dollar PM Question.To Certify or Not Certify?

Brad Egeland

Where do you stand on the topic of project management certification as a way to be the best, show you're the best, and give yourself the best chance at project success and project customer satisfaction? Is PMP certification a career goal of yours? But certification gives a validation you can't easily show in any other way – there is no question about that. So let's consider 5 advantages to obtaining PMP certification.

43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers


Certificate Programs. This course is intended to prepare you for the fully-online accredited Applied Project Management Certificate from the University of California, Irvine. Coursera: Applied Project Management certificate. Courses and Certifications.

Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

There will also be work for you to do in understanding the latest thinking and guidance around Portfolio Management (the latest Thought Leadership pieces from PMI are a crucial place to start, as is the Certification for Portfolio Management ). From a more personal side– strong leadership, gravitas, firm but fair, holding their own, managing the politics, the buck stops with me.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

How to become a project manager- education and the most important PM certificates you can get out there. strong leadership skills. Certifications. Are project management certificates still worth it? What you must remember is that certificates are not everything.

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The Essential Project Management Competencies: A 2017 Perspective

Girl's Guide to PM

I don’t have the time (or the requirement) to take a certification course, but I’m always prepared to develop the competencies I need to succeed. Leadership. We’re part way through Quarter 1 and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work.

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Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

I’m glad I got my certification behind me.” PMI conducts Role Delineation Studies for each certification every five to seven years. The project manager’s role has been mapped to the PMI Talent Triangle — technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management.

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The Alternatives to PRINCE2

Arras People

Do an industry recognised certification. That’s training and certification from people like PMI , APM and BCS. As you can imagine, we have a lot of conversations about PRINCE2 at Arras. Often its about enquiries from people looking for a new role in project management.

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership – ethical, authentic leadership is what helps get work done and set you apart from your peers. Successful project managers are those that embrace the mantle of leadership. Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognised project leadership coach, trainer and consultant.

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The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

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. Economics for Leadership.

3 Unexpected Benefits of Attending Conferences

Project Bliss

You may think that the only benefits of attending conferences are to gain new knowledge on an area specific to your job title and earning professional certification credits. Don Roy presented on Thought Leadership and the opportunities that abound for you to assert thought leadership.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton

Girl's Guide to PM

It is written as a leadership fable and many of the traits of my main character are based on people I know and have worked with. Today I’m interviewing Amy Hamilton. Amy’s spoken at a TEDTalk, served in the US Army, and is writing a book. Truly a woman of many talents!

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Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

I’m glad I got my certification behind me.” PMI conducts Role Delineation Studies for each certification every five to seven years. The project manager’s role has been mapped to the PMI Talent Triangle — technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management.

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Bridging the PM Competency Gap [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

There is no shortage of certification courses (and if you’re looking for support in that area here are some suggestions of reputable suppliers ). As with many project managers in leadership roles, I have other responsibilities in my day.

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The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025


Most people can pass a certification exam or learn a new software application. Lately, it feels like things have been advancing so rapidly that it’s possible some new-fangled technology could disrupt our line of work before you finish this article.

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Online Training: RapidStart PMO Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Diab is the CEO of Leadership Formation, a consulting firm that focuses on helping organisations with strategy, alignment, execution and people. Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017 Are you looking to go for a project management certifications this year?

So this is why project management is failing.

Ron Rosenhead

Donnie MacNicol posted a link to a great article that goes some way into explaining why leadership development is not working. The authors focus on leadership however when I read the article I thought – for leadership read project management.

SPM 030 | Building Trust as a Project Manager with Susanne Madsen


Obtaining your certification in project management such as the PMP or even the CAPM will go a long way, but more importantly, we must demonstrate our ability to lead projects to success. It is critical for a Project Manager to build trust with their team and other shareholders.

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8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Musings on Project Management

Attendees may take a preparation class for the PACE (Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence) Exam and even complete the exam right after the class to earn a PACE Certification. 8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018.

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Project Management Apprenticeships: A Game Changer for Business

Girl's Guide to PM

Apprentices benefit from industry best practice by rapidly learning project management skills such as leadership, procurement, planning and prioritising that can lead to a suite of professional qualifications right up to chartered status.

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Conducting Project Management Interviews

Arras People

Is the candidate someone who just takes their certifications or are they someone who is committed to lifelong learning. We recently put together a top five list of project management interview questions after speaking with some of our clients.

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Key Signs it MIght be Time to Certify and Move On

Brad Egeland

There are often times a few signs here and there that it may be time to dust off your résumé, tweak it with your most recent accomplishments – like PMP certification training and maybe that $850,000 successful project you just finished - and start shopping it around.

6 Tips for Becoming a Better Project Manager

Brad Egeland

ending with you successfully taking the project management professional (PMP) exam for certification. There are always issues and discussing them with your leadership can be a humbling experience. We can always get better.

Project Management Interview Questions

Arras People

What aspects of your leadership style might positively or negatively influence members of a team? Leadership, give examples of motivation, team work and where you have made a difference.

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Know the value of your change

The Lazy Project Manager

Ability to evaluate and judge – such is the essence of project leadership and decision making. Common components of Project Intelligence include: Project Management skills, maturity and certification (from project contributor through to senior project (or program) roles).

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A View from the Top

The Lazy Project Manager

So, failure to deliver ‘X’ will result in a potential fine of ‘Y’, and/or a potential loss in self-certification of ‘Z’ and so on. Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

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Have You Considered Legal Project Management?

Girl's Guide to PM

There are a lot of project management certifications out there. Project Management and Leadership – can you have one without the other? Legal Project Management (LPM) is a discipline recognised widely in the legal services sector.

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Socio political complexity and project management

Susanne Madsen

It turned out that 80% of the training and certification was focused on structural complexity, 10% on emergent and 10% on socio political complexity. What are the differences between management and leadership? The secret to authentic leadership in projects

Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager


The traditional approach is to look for “project managers” with glowing diplomas and certificates and then equip them with sophisticated project management software and in the best cases, provide them with adequate staff and office space. To name a few: team management, risk management, leadership, negotiation, and communication are fundamental to a good implementation.

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Lessons from My Winding Path to Project Management


But I couldn’t carve out the time to make that happen, so I enrolled in a certificate program for “Management in the Technology Sector. The program included classes in project management, team leadership, and business strategy.

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Project Management Monsters Around Us


Leadership must understand the implication and make the tradeoffs based on the best-available information. I once worked on a project where the laws of physics suggested that we would likely fail FCC certification testing due to high levels of emissions of radio frequency noise.

Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

Leadership in agile methodologies encourages collaborative culture, face to face communication and accountability. It is one of the leading certification training providers. As the corporate world is rapidly changing in the form of support issues, customer demands, project requirements, many companies are not able to work on traditional business processes as they are not fast enough to deal with the ever-changing requirements.


How To Get More Luck At Work: The 4 Factors You Need

Project Management Hacks

The time you spend taking courses, reading this website and studying for certifications give you increased capabilities. Developing and maintaining a positive attitude becomes even more important as you take on leadership roles.

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Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read


The boxset covers 6 topics: management essentials, leadership, strategy, managing people, and managing yourself. The book is issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and serves as the study book for the PMP and CAPM project management certification.