Project Management and Business Analysis Certifications to Consider in 2011
Hello everyone and Happy New Year! Here I am sitting at my kitchen table thinking about how very many new standards and certifications there are to keep everyone busy in 2011, myself included. The APMG, PMI and IIBA all had a very busy year in 2010 s producing a wonderful set of new certifications for project […]
Changes Coming in 2011 for the PMP Certification Exam
For those of you planning to sit your PMP certification exam in 2011, please be aware that the exam will be updated on 31 August 2011 based upon PMI’s updated Role Delineation Study (RDS). Read more about it in the official announcement from PMI at http://ping.fm/xSuXs. We will be sure to keep you informed if and when […]
Does Being a PMP Really Make a Difference?
Many folks ask me if holding a PMP credential makes a difference in my work as a renegade project manager. The answer, simply stated is “Yes!” Job opportunities these days tend to filter out people who are not certified in their areas of expertise, regardless of their years of experience. I have always viewed professional […]
The 2009 PMI Salary Survey Results Are In!
Project management certifications are still the thing these days, and the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 2009 salary survey results are out. Meridith Levinson takes a fascinating look at what project managers at different experience levels earn, how their salaries fared over the past few years and what impacts the level of their earnings. Check it out […]
Using the PMBOK® Guide to Build a Practical Project Management Process
Many project managers, after passing their PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam, find it difficult to apply the principles of the PMBOK® Guide (A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge,3rd Edition) when managing their projects at work. That’s largely because using the PMBOK® Guide as the basis for real-world project management requires […]