Some Certification Exam Day Tips for Future PMPs and CBAPs
On your certification exam day, you should be relaxed, psychologically prepared, and confident. Taking the PMP, CBAP or other certification exam can be a stressful event! Try to be well rested and adequately nourished when you take the exam. Staying up all night before the exam for some last minute studying is not a good idea. […]
The PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition is Now Available!
The new edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition is now published and ready for use by project teams and project manager worldwide. I just downloaded my free copy provided to member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and plan to spend some time this week reading through it to see […]
Job Hunt News for Project Managers and Business Analysts
Here is some positive news for all of the business analysts and project managers out there: your skills and expertise are very much in demand on IT projects. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for technology jobs was 3.3% in June 2011, compared with a 9.2% unemployment rate overall for the […]
The Clock is Ticking … Nominate your PM Superstar NOW!
At the beginning of March, Cindee Miller, Senior Editor of PM Network magazine blogged about nominating a project management superstar to be considered for the PMI Linn Stuckenbruck Person of the Year Award. What fun! After all, rewards and recognition can be few and far between for those hard-working, innovative project managers in our midst. […]
PMI’s New Agile Project Management Certification
PMI is currently piloting a new project management certification focusing on applying agile techniques as part of project management. The agile approach to project management is intended to enhance your ”Project Management Toolbox” and targets completing successful projects within your organization. The PMI Agile Certification pilot is open to the public and any project management practitioner […]