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.

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.

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.

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.

Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

LiquidPlanner

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.

Become a Better Leader - 5 Proven Leadership Practices

Brad Egeland

This webinar and the Cheetah Leadership Program are developed by Michelle LaBrosse, a Registered Yoga Teacher, Aerospace Engineer, and Harvard Business School Graduate. Ready to go for your Project Management Professional (PMP) certification? Cheetah Learning can get you there in 4 days of exam prep ending in a 5th day of certification - PMP certified in just 5 days ! Become a rocket ship of progress.

Project Management and Leadership Competencies: A Snapshot

The IIL Blog

The Project Management Institute (PMI) ® Talent Triangle ® has addressed the need for project leadership competencies. 3) Leadership. Below is a contrast between project management vs. project leadership competencies. Leadership Technical Competency. Leadership.

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.

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.

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. The road to project leadership.

New Project Management Training and Certification Option is Changing Lives and PM Careers

Brad Egeland

A new training and certification offering specifically offered only through Cheetah Learning - the worldwide leader in PM training and certification - is changing careers and lives with it's unique focus on PM skills, life changing skills and leadership.

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

Geniebelt

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.

Get Your Leadership Primer and be Ready to Fast Track Your Project Management Career

Brad Egeland

They Improve the Bottom Line Line - According to Corporate Annual Reports, 90% of the public companies who use Cheetah Learning, increase corporate earnings and improve profitability within one year of implementing Cheetah’s Accelerated Approach to Leadership. Use code BRADCLP for a 5% discount on the CLP training and certificationWhy Do Cheetah Students Become the Most Successful Leaders ?

Conference Updates

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Certification Events Leadership TravelIn the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to attend and present at the PMI Global Conference in Chicago and the PMO Symposium in Houston.

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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

Project “You” and Project “Two“

Leading Answers

Then, just as we would for planning the acquisition of new skills or certifications, create a plan of action for addressing the areas that need the most work. Agile Project Management Certification Leadership Teams

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The New Need to be Lifelong Learners

Leading Answers

Books Certification Leadership Personal AgilityWe are a generation who stand with one foot in the outgoing industrial era and one in the knowledge-based future. Training and education that prepared us well for careers in the past will not work in a faster-moving future.

Project “You” and Project “Two“

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Certification Leadership TeamsWe work hard in our organizations on projects to build new products and services, or affect some kind of change. We are also constantly on the lookout for ways to make the work go faster, by removing impediments and improving.

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Conference Updates

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Certification Events Leadership TravelIn the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to attend and present at the PMI Global Conference in Chicago and the PMO Symposium in Houston. This week I am off to present at a PMI Chapter conference.

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PMBOK Guide – 6th Edition gets an Agile Appendix + All new Agile Practice Guide

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Leadership PMI-ACPNext week the PMI launches the 6 th edition of its Guide to the PMBOK. Changes for this edition include an Agile Appendix and Agile Introductions to each of the Knowledge Areas. I hope people find them useful.

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Conference Updates

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Certification Events Leadership TravelIn the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to attend and present at the PMI Global Conference in Chicago and the PMO Symposium in Houston. This week I am off to present at a PMI Chapter conference in Saskatchewan and then the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) in Dubai. Once I return I will post some accounts and observations from these conferences.

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Do You Really Care About Your People?

Project Risk Coach

Furthermore, some project managers believe their education, training, and certifications put them above others. Leadership Project Integration ManagementDo you really care about your people? I mean really.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Of course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that is an understandable choice. I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

As an organization, it offers training and certification in project management, and it reports regularly on industry trends. It researches, educates, develops industry standards, publishes a journal, hosts conferences and offers a globally recognized certification. Certification.

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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

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

This makes it the most popular experience based agile certification and the credential of choice for hiring managers looking for the rigor of a ISO 17024 backed PMI credential.  Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Planning PMI-ACP Travel

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Project “You” and Project “Two“

Leading Answers

Then, just as we would for planning the acquisition of new skills or certifications, create a plan of action for addressing the areas that need the most work. Agile Project Management Certification Leadership TeamsWe work hard in our organizations on projects to build new products and services, or affect some kind of change. We are also constantly on the lookout for ways to make the work go faster, by removing impediments and improving efficiencies.

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

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.

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How to Become the Best Possible Leader You Can Be

Brad Egeland

Does your job require leadership skills that you have but are looking to improve? Cheetah Learning - the #1 leader in training and certification for project managers and leaders across the board have created their own Leadership Program and certification. Create the career opportunities that best fit for your leadership style. Do you have a driving desire to create a better world? To become the type of leader who brings out the best of everyone?

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Course with Mike Griffiths, Calgary, Alberta

Leading Answers

This makes it the most popular experience based agile certification and the credential of choice for hiring managers looking for the rigor of a ISO 17024 backed PMI credential.  The exam covers Lean, Kanban and agile approaches such as Scrum and XP along with servant leadership and collaboration.  Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Planning PMI-ACP TravelI am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course.

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Management Training Programs to Consider in 2019

Appfluence

Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers. The Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers builds off of the wildly successful methods that can be found in the Carnegie’s timeless book, How to Win Friends and Influence People. The Project Management Institute offers many courses in various leadership and business management topics. Certifications. Additionally, a certification is a nice goal to have in mind as you work 0n developing yourself.

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New Resources Pt 1- Interview with Jeff Furman

Stepping Into Project Management

We start with Jeff Furman and his second edition of the book "The Project Management Answer Book" (second edition) which is a great resource for anyone getting into project management as well as considering about getting the certification. newbies PMI certifications Project Management

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This Week in Project Management 7.8.2018

Brad Egeland

This Week in Project Management Use code BRADCCPM for 10% off great PM leadership training and certification and a 100% guaranteed passEvery week (approximately) I like to bring you the best and most interesting reads in project management and today is no different.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

In this example, I will look at Grateful Leadership by Judy Umlas. 15 lunch gift certificate at a popular restaurant) could be associated with the highest score at the end of the month. Leadership Project Management leadership project teams team building team performance virtual teams

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Key Ingredients to More Project Successes

Brad Egeland

A certified staff of project managers in your PM infrastructure or PMO won’t guarantee success for every project every time out, but having a solid group of leaders talking the same language and possessing confident leadership skills may be half the battle for some organizations. Use code BRADCCPM for 10% training & certification that will change your life Read more Of course, nothing can guarantee ongoing project successes.

Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Of course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that is an understandable choice. I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences. Lean, Kanban, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence are all topics that agile teams can benefit from. Agile Project Management Certification Personal Agility PMI-ACP

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

Online PM Courses

Employers also need business acumen and skills in leadership. The PMI’s Talent Triangle articulates the skills a modern project manager needs to deliver projects and to contribute to the leadership of their organizations. Leadership. For example, PMP certification.

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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 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.

Best Strategies for Virtual Team Management

Brad Egeland

In fact, just in terms of communication, leadership, and relationships it can become very challenging. Here are a few of my thoughts on the topic… Use code BRADCCPM for 10% off training & certification

The PMP - Train Together and Win Projects Together

Brad Egeland

Click Here to download the Better Projects, Better Business Whitepaper Use code BRADPMP for 5% off training and certification - signup a team of 3 or more and get 10% off each! Cheetah Leadership Program – The 60 hour online Cheetah Leadership program is designed for you to master how to achieve your goals 5x faster while bringing out the best of everyone. If you want to run fast, go alone.

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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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How 1 + 1 = $20,000 in Project Management

Brad Egeland

That certification helped her make the leap from what was a ho-hum job for her in accounts payable to a leadership role in Event Marketing in her company. 1+1 = $20,000. Wait, that doesn't make much sense does it? Have I lost my mind? Are you reading this correctly? No, neither of us have lost our minds, let me show you how the math works out: A worker bee named Barb wanted to get ahead in her career, but she didn't know how.

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