Should I Choose PMI’s PMP?

Arras People

We were talking about PMI’s PMP certification – the article was recently published entitled Is PMP certification necessary for small businesses? Sure they want Project Managers that know what they’re doing – and yes they’d like them to be qualified to do the job but we have to remember that there are many schools of thought and different training options available for project managers with the PMI PMP just being one of them. Project Management Training PMI

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What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes?

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes? Key Dates for PMP® Exam Changes and Other PMI Exam Changes. PMI-ACP® Exam: 26 March 2018. Elizabeth: Is there anything else that’s changing, in the PMI set of qualifications? Jeff: Yeah, so PMI has become so big there are many certifications, and there’s a whole checklist of key milestones that people need to know about. Also the PMI-ACP test changes, the same day, also in first quarter.

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Project Management Q&A: Do I Need Scrum Master to Work on More Exciting Projects?

Arras People

I want to work on more exciting projects, something more innovative and digitally driven, do I need to become a Scrum Master to do that? Organisations are not getting rid of Project Managers and replacing them with Scrum Masters to deliver innovative projects which may require a more Agile approach. A good first step would be take a look at the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner to start deepening your understanding.

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

iZenBridge

Now, you have successfully completed Certified Scrum master classroom training. Two days of classroom training is sufficient to become familiar with Scrum and Agile framework. This blog is in the context of the prospects after the Certified Scrum Master. Certified Scrum Master is a basic certification to enter into an agile world. You are well equipped to lead the change as a Scrum Master. I am a Certified Scrum Master. I am a Scrum Master.

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

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. The most succinct – and possibly best known – articulation of that full range of capabilities is the PMI’s Project Management Talent Triangle. Just a Moment… Who or What is the PMI? If you don’t know who or what the Project Management Institute (PMI) is, take a look at this video before reading on.

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PMI Conference observations

Zen Project Management

The PMI Conference was held this past weekend in Chicago. When I first started attending almost 20 years ago, it was the PMI Symposium, then Global Congress and now the PMI Conference. It was led by Jesse Fewell and Mike Griffiths, both long-time agile names in the PMI community.The session was a good way to start understanding what is in the guide. PMI tried to improve he quality of the sessions. I don't know if PMI got the results they wanted.

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Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute of Learning

June 4 th , 2020 will mark the opening day of IIL’s 5 th annual Agile & Scrum Online Conference. This article will take you through the key themes that will emerge at Agile & Scrum 2020. Agile & Scrum 2020 goes live on June 4 th , 2020. These organizations include AXELOS, Cisco, Sabre, SITA, FordLabs, Scrum Inc., The post Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference appeared first on The IIL Blog. By Sander Boeije.

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

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation course held late May / early June 2018. We   Evolution of the PMI-ACP Credential. Popularity has grown in the PMI-ACP from niche to mainstream with over 20,000 people now holding the credential.

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New? Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, What’s New With PMI PMBOK Guide’s 7th Edition Standard. This session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the strategic category, and MPUG activity code for claiming this session is on the screen now. So here, we’ll be speaking about PMI PMBOK Guide, 7th Edition-Standard.

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

Leading Answers

I am gathering names for my next Calgary based  PMI-ACP  Exam Prep course. Please let me know via email to Mike LeadingAnswers.com if you are interested in reserving a spot on the next 3-day Calgary based PMI-ACP Exam preparation course held late May / early June 2018. We   Evolution of the PMI-ACP Credential. Popularity has grown in the PMI-ACP from niche to mainstream with over 20,000 people now holding the credential.

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Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

Meisterplan

The Meisterplan team including Brian , Karoline , Stephan and Christoph were excited to participate at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. We appreciate every one of you who stopped by our booth at the PMI conference. Management doesn’t fully understand Scrum processes. We want to thank everyone for all the great conversations at the PMI Global Conference! The post Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

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Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison

nTask

In this article, we attempt to clarify the basic concepts behind Scrum, Kanban, Agile and Waterfall. Popular searches on the Internet such as Scrum vs Kanban , Scrum vs Agile, Scrum vs Waterfall, Kanban vs Agile, Kanban vs Waterfall and Agile vs Waterfall manifest the need to have the differences between all these approaches cleared out once and for all. Scrum. Comparing Scrum vs Agile is equivalent to comparing apple to fruit.

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Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

Major Project Management organizations with Agile Certification programs These include the PMI and other national and international project management professional associations. Scrum Alliance. Scrum Alliance was the first (2001) major organization to promote scrum, and to offer its certifications. Its Certified Scrum Master (CSM) qualification is still the most widely known agile certification. Scrum Alliance claims to have issued over 750,000 certifications.

Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

The Scrum Master career path is easier to enter. Let’s review the pros and cons of Project Manager vs Scrum Master. Quite possible to do that you will need to get the Program Management Professional from PMI. Likewise, you may try to get the Portfolio Management Professional from PMI. Now let’s talk about the career path of a Scrum Master. Scrum Master Career Path. First of all, yes, Scrum master is a standalone profession.

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Agile for Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

The daily stand-up is used in Scrum, one of the most popular frameworks for implementing Agile. Take Agile and Scrum Fundamentals on-demand from IIL Register Today! Introduction to Agile and Scrum – 2 hours on demand. Agile and Scrum Fundamentals – 6 hours on demand. Implementing Scrum and Agile Software Development – 12 hours on demand or 2 days classroom. PMI-ACP® Exam Prep – 18 hours on demand or 3 days classroom.

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

Learn more about Betsy Kauffman’s Agile & Scrum conference presentation “Developing Predictable Agile Roadmaps” Learn More. To learn more about how to create predictable roadmaps and facilitate transparent conversations, join me live at IIL’s Agile and Scrum 2018 Online Conference on June 7 and on-demand from June 8th through September 10th. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Webinar Recap: How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Nenad Trajkovski’s How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web. And today’s session is eligible for three quarters of PMI, PDU and a technical category. The MPUG activity for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now.

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Want to become an Agile Project Manager? Training and Certifications to consider

Virtual Project Consulting

Agile Project Management Agile Agile certification agile project manager Agile training PMI scrumWant to become an Agile Project Manager? Important Training and Certifications to consider.

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

iZenBridge

Here are a few key points you should understand about the PMI PDU process-. According to the PMI’s CCR, you need to earn at least 35 PDUs under Education category. Blogs on earning Technical , Strategic , and Leadership PDUs will help you to get a few ideas of books to assist in earning PMI PDUs. After PMP® certification, if you are planning PMI-ACP® or PMI-PBA® certification these could be the right opportunities to earn PDUs as well. PMI-ACP® Certification.

The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute of Learning

By Susan Parente, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, PSM I, CISSP, CRISC, PMI-RMP, RESILIA, ITIL, GL®CP, MS Eng. For example, in Scrum, the Scrum Master is a servant leader of the Scrum Team. The Scrum Master should be a servant leader and a grateful leader, not a delegative leader or a directive leader. Susan Parente (PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, PSM I, CISSP, CRISC, PMI-RMP, RESILIA, ITIL, GL®CP, MS Eng.

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What is Scrumban? | Video

Online PM Courses

You’ve heard of Scrum… You’ve heard of Kanban… So, what is Scrumban? What is Scrum? Agile Project Management PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Management in Under 5 Agile Kanban lean Scrum scrumbanDr Mike Clayton is founder of Online PM Courses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes. Project Management in Under 5. What is Scrumban? You may also like… Agile Project Management. What is Kanban?

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Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

The PMI’s PMBoK® 6th Edition. So, let’s take a look at the most widely used Agile methodology, Scrum. Scrum. Scrum does things in much the same way as I have documented below, but within the framework and terminology of the Scrum methodology. In Scrum, this is often called a ‘Project Retrospective’ Personal Performance Reviews.

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

Epicflow Blog

According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008. Hybrid, Critical Chain, Critical Path, Kanban, Scrum, Six Sigma, Waterfall [3].

All You Want to Know About the Certified ScrumMaster Program and PMI ACP

PM for the Masses

I have always wanted to know more about the Certified ScrumMaster Program (CSM) and the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner program. Many of my listeners also write me asking questions about these certifications, more specifically on how to get them, what the requirements are, and whether they need a lot of experience in Agile or Scrum […]. The post All You Want to Know About the Certified ScrumMaster Program and PMI ACP appeared first on Project Management for the Masses.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute of Learning

This post is a supplement to Scott’s upcoming keynote at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference ]. In this blog I describe the mindset behind PMI’s Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, overviewed in Figure 1. PMI’s approach to describing the DA Mindset is straightforward: We believe in these principles, so we promise to adopt these behaviours and we follow these guidelines when doing so. Agile and Scrum Project Management #AgileCon2020 agile disciplined agile

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

The IIL Blog

This past November as part of IIL’s IPM Day online conference , Dr. Harold Kerzner delivered a keynote on “ How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum. This appears to be true for continuous improvements in Agile and Scrum activities. and we are excited to share highlights here, organized in the following categories: Agile and Scrum . AGILE AND SCRUM. Agile and Scrum projects are an exception.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. 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. Did they move from software development into a Scrum Master role? Are they asking for PMP, CSP or PMI-ACP credentials?

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute of Learning

[This post is a sneak preview of Jesse Fewell’s talk at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference , and is based on his upcoming book Untapped Agility ]. Ironically, if your PMO, Center of Excellence, or other standards group has defined their process playbook by merely copy-pasting a textbook approach from PMI, from Google, or from Spotify… they are violating the ASNI standard for project management. Agile and Scrum #AgileCon2020 agile agility

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

About the Author Sandeep Shouche (PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, [ASM.EN], ITIL Expert, PRINCE2) is an expert in the areas of project, program management, Agile methodologies and IT Service Management. Agile and Scrum Leadership agile agile transformation organizational cultureBy Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it.

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

Epicflow Blog

PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) certification is a superior idea for you if you want to work with stakeholders in defining requirements and forming project outputs. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is a unique course that will make you an expert in Agile methodology, which is a must in project management. This certification course covers Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD).

Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

The PMI Talent Triangle represents skills that organizations have considered as critical for project professionals. Minimum & Maximum Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification’s: The minimum Leadership and maximum leadership PDUs requirements for each PMI’s certificate are as below: How to earn leadership pdus for pmp renewal? PMI-ACP® Certification. PMI-PBA® Certification. PMI Talent Triangle includes these skills to ensure constant professional development.

Best 2020 Online Courses, Events, and Resources for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

PMI has prepared a collection of helpful materials that can be used by both beginners and experienced project managers. Besides, PMI suggests passing not only this one but also the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Associate in Project Management examinations online. Take Part in Virtual Events Organized by PMI. The full list of events and information about pricing is available on the official website of PMI. .

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PMP® Exam Is Changing: Are You Ready?

iZenBridge

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® announced that a change is coming to The Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam in January 2021. The changes are occurring because every three to five years, PMI® conducts research to understand: How has the profession advanced? And for that, you can only rely on the PMI Authorized Training Partner. Why Choose a PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP) for Your Training? PMI-approved content that customers asked for.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. Agile Project Management Certification Personal Agility PMI-ACPOf course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. 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. Did they move from software development into a Scrum Master role? Are they asking for PMP, CSP or PMI-ACP credentials?

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The Challenge of Digital Project Management

ProProject Manager

A digital project manager must also hold scrum master credentials in other compani es. About the Author: Mary Rownd, PMI-ACP and DPM. General CMS digital project manager JIRA manage up project management project managers Scrum SEO software project managementAre you stuck in your project management career and looking for a new challenge? If so, I highly recommend exploring a career as a Digital Project Manager (DPM). .

What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI says that by 2027 employers will need nearly 88 million people in project-related roles. While PMI is an organization for project managers predicting the importance of their own community and you do want to take their figures in context, I do think they have a point.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

Global Scrum Gathering. The Scrum Alliance offers its annual networking and learning opportunity, with new solutions and tools to help deepen your knowledge of Agile. It features over 1,000 Scrum and Agile practitioners coming together to discuss new ideas, create community collaboration and make connections. Part of a series of national conferences for project managers and business analysts accredited by both PMI and IIBA, where participants can earn PDUs/CDUs.

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Project Estimation: Master the Tools and Techniques

Online PM Courses

In Scrum, for example, the whole Scrum team participates in estimating the effort it will need to put into the Product Backlog Items. There are two reasons why Project Estimation is a big deal for project managers. First, it’s extremely hard to do well. And second, poor estimates are often a primary reason for a project cost or schedule over-run.

2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. The PMI Sweden is an event with inspiring speakers, professional colleagues, and companies in different sectors gathered with the goal of sharing their knowledge and experience in project, portfolio, and programme management. PMI EMEA Global Congress: Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 May 2019. Global Scrum Gathering: Austin, Texas, USA, 20-22 May 2019. PMI Australia: Gold Coast, Australia, 27-28 May 2019.

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