Free project management certifications

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Evidence-Based Project Management - a self-paced course that covers which project management strategies, tools and techniques are most effective by analyzing evidence-based research. 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. The site offers various PM modules and certification.

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.

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. Certifications, on the other hand, are awarded by professional organizations and focus only on one area. Each certificate is different. Certificates promote bureaucracy.

4 Strategies to Prepare for Industry 4.0


here are four strategies to keep in mind. Instead of focusing on qualifications determined by degrees and certificates, companies should recruit for capabilities to succeed. Download the guide here: The post 4 Strategies to Prepare for Industry 4.0

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers


Index: Online Training Programs & Certification Prep. Online Training & Certification Prep. provides a comprehensive course catalog, covering both core project management concepts and advanced strategies.

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How Eric Got A PM Job (And How You Can Too)

Girl's Guide to PM

I hope you can also relate and learn something from it, especially if you have little real experience as a project manager and/or have the CAPM® certification. Meanwhile, Eric got the CAPM® certification to show his interest, commitment and positive attitude.

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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. Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017 Are you looking to go for a project management certifications this year?

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8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Musings on Project Management

We love these conference for administrative professionals because they equip you with real-world strategies you need to squeeze even more out of your limited time and energy. 8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018.

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How to Unite Enterprise and Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

The selection of risk strategies (e.g., Strategic risk management , a critical component of ERM, is the process for identifying, evaluating, and managing risks most critical to achieving an organization’s strategies and goals. Insurance Company Example – Strategy to Projects Map.

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10 Things New Project Managers Should Know

Girl's Guide to PM

Each project risk will need a management strategy and an action plan. Make sure you understand your project’s benefits and keep checking that they will be achieved and that the project does still align with current business strategy.

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How to Juggle Work With Your PMP Study Plan

Girl's Guide to PM

Treat getting your PMP certification as a mini-project. A better strategy to studying for your PMP exam is to learn something new every day. Compared to getting a project management degree , getting this certificate is a piece of cake!

Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. Your transition plan could actually mean stepping away from PMO entirely for a few years to gain wider business management and more strategy related experience.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

It can serve as a baseline, but most project managers ought to layer some sort of agile certification on top of it. One of the most successful learning strategies for me has been the gathering and sharing of stories from project and programme managers.

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How to Unite Enterprise and Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

The selection of risk strategies (e.g., Strategic risk management , a critical component of ERM, is the process for identifying, evaluating, and managing risks most critical to achieving an organization’s strategies and goals. Insurance Company Example – Strategy to Projects Map.

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Agile Project Management Methodology Explained


This step is typically performed by the project owner and it defines what the project is, how it will support the overall business strategy, who will benefit from the project and how that will happen. How to get certified: The PMI institute offers certifications for less than $500.

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Course Review: How To Honestly Rate Your Meeting Productivity

Girl's Guide to PM

Boosting productivity makes a difference in being able to achieve your overall strategy. The course also comes with a certificate in case you need to prove to anyone that you’ve been through it. Why rate your meeting productivity?

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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?

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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.

The Benefits Of PRINCE2 For Better Projects And Organizations

When you align projects with the organization’s strategy, it’s usually a given you do the same with your methodologies. As a project manager , you can always rely on a PRINCE2® certification to help you develop your skills to further contribute to the project’s continuous needs and processes. Applicants with PRINCE2® certifications have more edge, compared to those who don’t.

Know the value of your change

The Lazy Project Manager

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.

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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. Certifications. Are project management certificates still worth it? What you must remember is that certificates are not everything. The PRINCE2 Certification.

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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.

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5 Project Management Groups to Join on LinkedIn


And we’re making it easy for you by listing 5 groups you should plug into now: Project Management 2.0 : This group of 20,127 members is focused on arming its members with the latest tools, strategies and tactics to push the discipline forward in the on-demand economy. Typical discussions in this group revolve around PMP certification, software recommendations, PM methodologies, team and leadership dynamics, and much more.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Takeaway: Ensuring strategic alignment, benefits realization, the linkage between strategy formulation and execution, executive sponsorship, hiring the right talent, adopting agile practices, and tackling technology disruption are keys to success. Certification.

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Farewell to Black Sabbath

The Lazy Project Manager

Yes, of course, 100% of projects are still not successful (and probably never will be) but project health is so much better these days in general and much of this is to do with the investment in project managers (training, support, certification etc) – the days of the ‘Non-Accidental Project Manager’ are definitely with us.

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How to Create Your Own PMP Study Plan


When you decide to get PMP certified, you should treat obtaining your certification as a mini-project. The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the world’s leading certification on project management. Learn what strategies work and adopt them.

43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers


Certificate Programs. Drawing from his years leading technology projects at Microsoft, Berkun offers readers field-tested philosophies and strategies for defining, leading, and managing projects. Coursera: Applied Project Management certificate. Courses and Certifications.

Top 7 Project Management Myths Debunked

Stepping Into Project Management

However, despite the evolution of project management strategies and frameworks, projects often get overshadowed by practices and methodologies that may not contribute as efficiently as assumed. This calls for effective change management strategies.

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Understanding the Roles of the Project Portfolio Manager

These days, organizations are being pressured by the growth and changes in the market to employ individuals with not just a degree in a certain field but experience, skills, and even certification as well. Identifying the multi-project strategies of the company. Some even require certification for this position. Management is very important within any organization.

How to Run Brexit Like a Project


You’ve just earned your PRINCE2 Foundation certificate and your first job is to manage Brexit. With a Communication Management Strategy Template, you’ll have an idea of: • How stakeholders are grouped. • But before you can even work as an informed member of a PRINCE2 project team, you’ll need a Foundation certificate. To run and manage a PRINCE2 project, you’ll then need a Practitioner certificate.

Product Management 101: How to Become a Product Manager


Product managers are responsible for product strategy, developing the product roadmap, and defining features. . Product Manager: Develops products by conducting market research, determining requirements and specifications, setting production schedules, and developing marketing strategies. .

How Leading Experts Gauge the Health of Projects


Lauren Maffeo writes about technology for GetApp - the Web's largest online marketplace for SaaS products - and earned a certificate in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT Management Executive Education.

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Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch


Certification has always had its place, and I’m happy to go on record saying I think there is a bewildering choice of certifications for project managers. You don’t need a certificate to do that.

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5 Best Project Management Books for Beginners and Accidental Project Managers


Key takeaways: Field-tested philosophies and strategies behind successful projects. Solid basis to get prepared for professional certification.

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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. At this level they’re just surviving from one crisis to the other without any focus on strategy.

Job Openings

Stepping Into Project Management

Hello there! How have you been? I thought I should let you know on some of the openings in the job world happening right now. I have never done it before, posting it on the blog.however, I thought since I get them a lot, why not put it up for you. If this help you find a job you love, that makes it all worthwhile. So, here are a few: Project Manager (United Health Group)- Hyderabad (India) Project Manager – Job No.


10 Project Portfolio Management Benefits You Need To Know

Be smart when selecting your resources; some companies go by far as to require applicants to have certifications in their resume. Valued projects are not only measured on how long it takes to complete but the strategy and processes that come with it. A clearer understanding of project portfolio management will help you comprehend its benefits that contribute to an organization.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner Q&A: How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum

The IIL Blog

Having said that, I recommend obtaining the additional certifications as long as they will benefit your career goals. What to do when Executive-Level management doesn’t want to attend education rollout strategies?


How Charles Byrd Gets It Done: Project Management & Networking Tips

Project Management Hacks

In this project, I knew the marketing campaigns and education strategies would be key. This could be strategy advice, system recommendations, coaching, or simply an introduction to someone else in your network that can help further their goals.

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