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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

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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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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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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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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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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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3 Unexpected Benefits of Attending Conferences

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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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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.

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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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!

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.

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.

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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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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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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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. .

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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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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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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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 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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Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager


Many of them strive to define their vision, mission, competitive strategy, principles and values, etc., 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.

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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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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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Why You Need Better Analytical Skills

Project Management Hacks

Strategy Development. Analytical skills help to reduce cognitive bias thereby improving the quality of the strategy. In this three course online certificate program, you will learn how to make that happen.

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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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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.

To Master Information Management on Your Project, Do These 4 Things


There are plenty of strategies to optimize the use of your valuable time for focusing on the most important issues. Knowledge is power.

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.

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.

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. The 5 Best Strategies for Learning on the Job. It’s St Patrick’s Day so what better time to address this mysterious factor?

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5 Career Resolutions I Completed In 2016

Project Management Hacks

Looking forward, I’m looking at earning an ITIL certification and a few possibilities on Coursera. The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels by Michael D.

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17 Ways To Invest In Your Career Without Going Into Debt

Project Management Hacks

Yet many people have an overly narrow definition of what it means to invest in their careers: going for a MBA degree, professional certification or high priced bootcamp. She gives you one specific suggestion – read a strategy book , attend a conference, set goals or something else.

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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. Each topic covers the most critical topics from the world’s top management experts, like: Porter’s five competitive forces, blue ocean strategy, the balanced scorecard, and more.